Make Your Own Fruit and Floral Centerpiece

Add a touch of spring to your table with a mix daffodils, dianthus and colorful fruit.
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Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Materials Needed

1 potted Easter daffodil
1 dozen green ball dianthus
6-8 kumquats
6-8 key limes
potting soil
floral sheers
floral pins
cake stand (preferably one with a concave top)

Add Soil

Add approximately two cups of potting soil to the top of a concave cake stand.

Separate Roots

Use your hand to separate the roots from the bottom of the potted daffodil.

Cut Dianthus Stems

Cut the dianthus stems down so they are two to three inches in length.

Separate Stems

Reposition stems until the daffodil sits perfectly upright.

Cover With Dianthus

Cover the soil by piecing together the dianthus and pinning in place with floral pins.

Add Fruit

Layer in color and texture on top of the dianthus with an assortment of key limes and kumquats.

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