For as long as I have known her, she spends an hour every Saturday at the wholesale flower mart.
It's her special treat to herself. She has a very modest budget yet returns with bunches of colorful and fragrant flowers that she uses to create arrangements for her own apartment. Every room gets flowers!
|Even a simple arrangement of fresh flowers breaths life into a room, any room. Photo: Decorare|
|Handle with care. Keep your store-bought flowers cool and treat them gently. |
Carry them upside down to protect their stems. Photo: Gardenista.
|At week's end I stripped the leaves from the |
alstromeria pictured above (combined with calla lily
leaves and achillea from my garden). After I shortened the stems
I had a new arrangement that lasted another week.
|Nowhere is it written that you cannot mix real flowers with faux flowers! |
I gave these three stems of pink roses that
cost $4 a boost from some dollar store fakes.
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