Posted on by Carolyn Remmele

Flowers from Mt. Washington Florist.

Flowers used: gerber daisies, spider mums, larkspur, Monte casino, lisianthus, ferns, and thistle

 

Collect Supplies

Collect Supplies

  • Pinecone Home Centerpiece and jars
  • Garden scissors or knife
  • Flowers - ours is a wildflower bouquet from a local florist
  • Water
  • Floral food (optional)

Fill jars with water

Fill jars with water

  • Mix in flower food if desired
  • Add jars to centerpiece box
  • Don't overfill, you can add more water later

 Start with Greenery

 

Start with Greenery

  • Cut tips at an angle with sharp shears or knife
  • Cut stems to about 8-10" so they don't overwhelm the blooms
  • Spread greenery out into each jar

Cut Remaining Flowers

Cut Remaining Flowers

  • Cut to 10-14" for maximum impact
  • You can always trim more

Fill with Statement Blooms

Cut Remaining Flowers

  • Cut to 10-14" for maximum impact
  • You can always trim more

Add accent flowers

Add Accent Flowers

  • Fill between large blooms
  • Split as needed to spread around
  • Trial and error is normal
  • Vary heights of each filler for natural look

Finishing Touches

Finishing Touches

  • Rotate centerpiece to check both sides
  • Add more water if needed
  • Keep in cool conditions out of direct sunlight for long-lasting blooms
  • Change water and add flower food if start to wilt

Step back and admire your gorgeous centerpiece. 

Finished Arrangement