10 Centerpieces You Can Make in 5 Minutes or Less

Add vibrancy to your spring tabletop with stunning floral centerpieces you can make in minutes.

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Splash of Citrus

Springtime doesn't have to be all about pastels. Take the less-expected approach to your centerpieces by sticking with citrus tones and creating a formal arrangement with a fresh mix of forsythia, parrot tulips, dianthus and roses.

Freesia and Berzillia Berries

Berzillia berries and freesia work as excellent complements to classic springtime staples, like parrot tulips and white gerber daisies. Simply use the berries and freesia as filler to build out the arrangement. The greens and whites will help neutralize other boldly-colored species.

Wildflowers

Although wildflowers are most often associated with summer, they can be a nice fit for a spring tablescape with the right color coordination. Choose wildflowers in purple and blue tones, and consider placing them in farmhouse- or country-style vessels, such as tinted Mason jars.

White Hydrangea

As one of the most versatile flowers, white hydrangea works best when used in large bunches. Gather three to four bunches of white hydrangea and place them in a clear, low vessel. The texture and shape create a graphic look that can appear both casual or formal, depending on the decor of your space.

Sweet William

Sweet William is a purple species of Dianthus with lots of springtime appeal. Known for having a slight discoloration among its leaves, Sweet William works best when arranged by itself. Place arrangements of Sweet William in solid white vessels, rather than clear glass, to keep the overall look from becoming too busy.

Carnations

It's no secret that carnations are affordable and easy to find. The key to using carnations effectively is to stick with a single color. A solid-hued arrangement is more graphic and has more universal appeal than when different colors are mixed together.

Pink and White Parrot Tulips

Looking for a traditional springtime arrangement with a bit of a twist? A mix of pink gerber daisies, parrot tulips, ranunculus and freesia will add texture, shape and tonality to your tablescape.

Acid-Green Mums

Mums are one of the most textural and graphic springtime flowers. Put a high-energy spin on the super-saturated flowers by placing them inside simple vessels.

Potted Orchids

Looking for a centerpiece that will last year round? Consider a grouping of potted orchids inside a decorative basket. The key to longevity with orchids is controlling how much water they
receive. Orchids don't require much water to survive, and many experts recommend simply adding a single ice cube to the orchid every three or four days.

Gerber Daisies

Gerber daisies are one of the most versatile cut flowers available. Casual and playful, they're a perfect fit for spring entertaining and can be given a more polished look when arranged as a solid color and cut low into a ball shape.