14 Fun, Creative, and Inexpensive Ideas for Flower Vases

The perfect vase can make all the difference in how your arrangement turns out, and that’s why getting creative with your vase choice can make a big impact. Plus, it's always nice when you can use something you already have for free or buy something that's relatively inexpensive.

Our Flora Fun Box includes a new vessel each season, carefully chosen as a piece that you can use over and over again. But while you wait for next season’s vessel, we have a lineup of ideas for fun, creative vases that you probably have around the house.  

When designing in something that isn’t your typical flower vase, you can use the same techniques you’ve learned from Flora Fun Box. We place a big emphasis on learning how to create different armatures, or support structures, to help hold the flowers up. A very common one is to crisscross floral tape on the opening of the vase or vessel. In our Summer 2020 Box, we used floral mesh (like chicken wire) to hold things...

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Baking vs. Floristry: 3 Similarities That Keep Me Coming Back to Both

Baking and floristry? On the surface they may not sound similar, but over the years I've found some big similarities that have kept me coming back to both.

My family loves The Great British Baking Show. It encompasses so many incredible things: cooking, creativity, helping one another, and just straight up fun. Like many of you, when I see those delicious creations, I get the baking bug and my hosting instincts go into overdrive. Making something beautiful and tasty is very fulfilling, especially when you get to share it with those you love. During this Covid shutdown, it’s not surprising that so many people have turned to baking as an outlet. 

Finding overlap between creative endeavors is fairly easy, but I’ve been amazed by how many similarities baking and floral arranging hold. These two facets of my life share many characteristics, and I find that comparing the two helps make obvious the keys to success needed for both. ...

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