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Super Easy Flower Arrangement

We had some guests over for dinner the other night and I wanted to make a simple floral centerpiece for our outdoor table setting.

After asking TH to pick up some flowers for me on his trip to the grocery store, he suggested I pick some roses from the garden.

The roses were pretty much all sunburnt so I kept things extra simple and snapped some basil, and wild flowers growing from a bush. This was the easiest arrangement I’ve ever made, taking no more than 5 mins to assemble.

To go with the garden theme, I put the flowers in a pot and voilà, an arrangement was made.

By the time I finished setting the table, it was way too dark to take any photos. And it wasn’t anything you haven’t already seen, so instead I styled them a bit and photographed them in our hallway.

Moral of the story is, save yourself some bucks and check out what you have growing in your yard before you spend money at your local flower shop or market. Simple flowers go a long way.

Happy Wednesday!

  1. August 22, 2012

    And I bet it smelled *fantastic* with that fresh basil! Now I’m craving bruschetta…but really, it’s amazing to me the stuff that you can pull off (aka, if I had tried to do that from stuff in my backyard, it would have been a *disaster*!), love it!

  2. August 22, 2012

    I love stealing the roses that grow in my neighborhood. I’m sure the other residents aren’t too thrilled.

  3. August 22, 2012

    No way on earth I could make an arrangement that pretty out of what’s in my yard, or any yard for that matter. That would involve an eye for that sort of thing, which I don’t have, but you do!

  4. August 23, 2012

    I think the ppl on the sidewalk would love if I started a garden on my fire escape and watered them all the time!

  5. August 24, 2012

    Pretty! And I bet it smelled good too.
    PS- good lord woman your hallway rug is stunning!

  6. August 28, 2012

    Ok really really love the last photo! You need to invite me over.

  7. August 29, 2012

    That’s such a pretty arrangement. I’ve been trying to cut some flowers from our yard as well before buying from the store. Our roses were in a sad state for a while but have gotten their second wind. We have a bench very similar to yours too – your hallway looks so pretty. I’m visiting from Emily’s blog, Recently.

  8. You are such a bad ass stylist! Go gurl!

  9. August 30, 2012

    This arrangement turned out so cute! I love the idea of using the flowering basil – I must remember this!

    Also, I can’t even express how much I love your hallway rug – where did you get that beauty??

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