How to Arrange Flowers for a Creative Centerpiece

We took a cue from nature, incorporating the flora with linens and dishes for a gorgeous, but laidback tableaux

Whimsical Garden

For a loose effect, gather an understated assortment in a pitcher. Don't discount beautiful weeds. We went with flowering grasses, seedpods, cornflowers, scabiosa, lady's mantle and a few twining vines in a palette of black, white and green.

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