One Minute (Pro!) Tip: How To Arrange Flowers Using Tape

One Minute (Pro!) Tip: How To Arrange Flowers Using Tape

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Rebecca Blumhagen
Jul 28, 2014

In today's video, Carly Cylinder shares her secret for creating full, robust vases full of evenly spaced flowers. Happy summer arranging!

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In today's video, Floral Designer Carly Cylinder shares her secret for creating full, robust vases full of evenly spaced flowers. Happy summer arranging!

Step 1: Make sure the rim of your vase is completely dry.
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Apply clear professional florist tape in the shape of a grid, with an additional strip circling the edge of the vase.
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Step 3: Trim the edges of your tape with a sharp blade.
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Make sure to cut your stems at an angle; this way they will absorb a maximum amount of water through the base of the stem.
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Step 4: Arrange your stems evenly within the grid.
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Voila!
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• The Star: Carly Cylinder is a celebrity florist, avid writer, and entrepreneur. She's currently working on her first floral design book called The Flower Chef, which will be out in Spring 2015. You can follow her on Instagram @theflowerchef, and Twitter here.

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