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Decorating With Artificial Flowers

Tips for beautiful arrangements

By Jessica Ackerman Created: May 30, 2011 Last Updated: January 31, 2012
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High-quality artificial blooms and foliage look very realistic, and are a great way to add colour and design to a room. (Photos.com)

High-quality artificial blooms and foliage look very realistic, and are a great way to add colour and design to a room. (Photos.com)

Artificial flowers are ideal for those who love the beauty of beautiful blooms, since they can be enjoyed indoors every day of the year. High-quality artificial blooms and foliage look very realistic, and they are a great way to add colour and design to a room. However, it takes more than a vase and half a dozen artificial posies to create a stunning display.

With a little creativity and a few fresh ideas, you can begin decorating your home with a variety of artificial flowers. If you want to bring the beauty of the outdoors inside, consider the following creative tips and suggestions for creating beautiful floral arrangements. You can easily bring the beauty and serenity of a warm spring or summer day into your home, even when it is cold outside.

Arrange Flower of Varying Heights

When you are arranging artificial flowers in a vase or planter, they do not have to be the same height. As a matter of fact, artificial flowers of varying colours and heights are extraordinarily beautiful when placed in the same vase.

Choose taller flowers in rich, vivid colours to display in the back of the vase, and place shorter light-coloured flowers in the front of the arrangement. Randomly place dried baby’s breath in between the blooms for a stunning display of texture, colour, and design.

When you are arranging artificial flowers in a vase or planter, they do not have to be the same height.

Decorating With Flower Garlands and Tassels

Garlands made from the blooms of artificial flowers look lovely when displayed around a railing or draped over a scarf valance, and artificial petals make wonderful tassels for elegant window treatments.

Create a garland by stringing artificial flowers of your choice on clear thread. Tassels can be made by stringing artificial rose petals, and they can be hung with colour-coordinating paper-twist bows. Experiment with various types of blooms to create lovely displays for your home that will make it feel more comfortable and inviting. The decorating options are truly endless.

Decorating With Groupings of Vases

A single vase of well-arranged flowers looks exquisite, but a grouping of vases of various heights is extraordinary. Set a few small vases of flowers that coordinate well on an attractive candle tray for a unique and beautiful display. Complete the arrangement by placing a few of the blooms on the tray for added interest and appeal.

This type of artificial flower display would look stunning on a dining room table, on a console in a foyer, or on a dresser in front of a mirror.

Wall Planters

If you want to dress up walls with your favourite artificial flowers and foliage, choose decorative wall planters. Also known as wall pockets and wall vases, wall planters go well with almost every decorating style.

You will find wall planters of many different varieties, but they all have one thing in common. They look outstanding when filled with an array of beautiful artificial flowers and foliage, and they are ideal for decorating almost any home.

Jessica Ackerman, author and staff designer at WallDecorandHomeAccents.com, specializes in home accents.

 




   

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