Now you may be wondering, what is that title?! Well, it’s exactly what this post is all about – stating the obvious. While planning for parties and whenever friends come over for brunch/lunch/teatime/dinner..I never seem to get one thing right. Flowers. First of all, I forget to buy ’em in time, and then when I do, I just plop them in one of the vases at home- and they never make a statement. In fact, when all the food is on the table, no-one notices the flowers at all. And that’s not doing justice to the beautiful flowers we buy for ourselves, right?! So…I thought of an easy and fun way to display flowers..and these fruity citrus floral vases were born.
Here’s what you need:
Here are these fruity citrus floral vases: 3 Ways-
The one with only citrus
1/Line the big vase with citrus/lemon and then place the smaller glass/vase inside. The flowers go in them.
2/ No second step required. (Wasn’t that easy?)
The one with citrus and water
1/ Place the small glass/vase inside the big one.
2/ Add water to both the big vase (sides) and the inner small vase.
3/ Put the citrus/lemon in the larger vase and watch them float.
4/ Add flowers and admire.
The one with citrus and water and watercolour!
1/ Add water and a bit of watercolour (I used a watercolour tube and squirted a little bit out) to the big vase. Mix well (I just used my hands directly- if you’re fussy, use a brush/stick/straw!)
2/ Follow the same steps as in the previous one with citrus and water.
This one’s probably my favourite. The hint of pink (red watercolour dissolved makes for a lemonade pink!) just adds a pop of colour to the flowers. Besides, you don’t need to keep replacing the water when it gets dirty, because the colour hides it.
And we’re done with these! I went for the watercolour one and it’s standing proudly on the coffee table right now!
Here are all the three:
I hope you liked this, and if you have any suggestions regarding how to create a statement vase for a party/ meet up, I’d love to know in the comments below!