Tutorial: Large Buffet Arrangement

Tutorial Large Arrangement

Large Buffet Arrangement How-to

 

Create your own buffet centerpiece

Materials needed:

  • Large, sturdy container.  Container shown is made of iron.
  • 6 Bricks of Oasis™, water soaked
  • Waterproof floral tape
  • Large, sturdy container (plastic used here) to fit on top of display container
  • Greenery, can be cut from your own yard.  Choosing greenery with different shaped leaves and texture adds interest.
  • Flowers

Greenery  as shown:

Large curly willow

Ginger leaves

Asparagus Fern (use gloves when handling)

Eucalyptus

Florals as shown:

Belles of Ireland

Hydrangea, Antique Green

Larkspur, white

Roses, White/off-white with touches of green or pink

Hanging Amaranthus, Green

Delphinium, Blue

Tips:

  • Use sharp shears when cutting flowers and greenery
  • For yard cut greenery, gather, then give each stem a fresh cut and place in water until ready to place in arrangement.  Cut once more right before inserting into wet oasis™.
  • Unwrap store bought blooms, give a fresh angle cut and place in water until ready to place into arrangement.  Cut once more right before inserting into wet oasis™.
  • Depending on which flowers are used, your arrangement may last 4 days -2 weeks.  As flowers die, remove, replacing with fresh if desired.  If the water level is maintained, your base greenery can last several weeksLarge Buffet Arrangement.