Foolproof Flower Arrangements
Impress your dinner guests -- or create something to enjoy yourself -- with six simple, budget-friendly arrangement ideas.
Strength in Numbers
Heady flowers such as hydrangeas take the guesswork out of floral arranging. Leave the stems long and make fresh, diagonal cuts at the bottoms. Keep a few leaves near the flowers but remember not to let any leaves to touch the water, and they will practically arrange themselves in a tall, cylindrical vase.
Ideal spot: Place this lofty creation on a foyer table or kitchen island where it can be admired both from afar and up close.