Fake Flower Decorating Tips
TIP #1:USE TOOLS :
To help space the big steam or blossom (like sakura and forsythia…) in the larger container, placed a few bunched-up plastic grocery bags into the basket and around the stems so they would fall evenly around the basket.
TIP #2: WHY NOT REAL FLOWERS :
Real flowers, their stems and leaves are not perfect. Fake flowers look better when they
are not perfectly arranged or placed perfectly symmetrical.
TIP #3: USE FLOWERS THAT ARE IN SEASON :
An old-school rule about decorating
with fake flowers was that you should only use fake flowers that are in season so they seem more realistic.
I agree with this, but don’t let it influence my decision if I see pretty pink tulips in the middle of winter for
sale at the grocery store. Nowadays you can buy any season of flower any time of year at the grocery store or florist.
TIP #4: CUT YOUR FLOWERS APART :
Just because fake flowers are sometimes sold in
a bunch doesn’t mean they have to stay that way. Separate the bouquet/bunch into individual stems.
All it takes is a few snips using an inexpensive pair of wire cutters and you’ve got a bunch of individual
flower stems to arrange in no time. Don’t use scissors as you will ruin the blades.
Once cut, you can arrange and place the flowers just as you would fresh flowers. If using a glass vase this in
even more important since you don’t want to see the stems being held together as a bush through the glass.
TIP #5: BEND THE STEMS – :
A real flower does not stand perfectly straight on it’s stem,
they softly droop to the sides of a vase. So using your hands, bend the wire stems a bit so they will stand more like a real flower.
TIP #6: COMBINE DIFFERENT FLOWERS TOGETHER AND CHOOSE A SUITABLE VASE :
Only one kind of flower is inevitably too single, you can choose different colors of the same season
for matching. Then choose glass vases or ceramic vases according to the style of the house. Products
like gypsophila and eucalyptus are very versatile products