When you don't have the time or budget to visit the florist you can often find a great basic arrangement at your local grocery store or farmers market. Keep one of these great vases (all under $10) on hand to replace a basic glass vase and upgrade your arrangement from grab and go to truly special.
Seaside Vase $10 via West Elm
Porcelain Sweater Vase $10 via Target
Socker Vase $13 for 2 via Ikea
Hobnail Glass Vase $6-$12 ea via Bhldn
Birch Covered Vase $5 via Save On Crafts