Floral arranging with one type of flower makes it easy. One stylist trick is to buy 3 or 4 mixed bunches and separate each type of flower into groupings. That gets you several different posies of flowers. The real secret to all the gorgeous floral arrangements you see in magazines is to use one type of flower and the right type of vessel.
Roses cut short and arranged in a bowl draws attention to the blossom and not the stem. A single rose in a small tumbler on the window sill is a lovely touch.
Snap dragons are inexpensive and cheerful. Best in a cylinder or a pail style vase, the wider the opening the more flowers you’ll need. Build a bouquet in your hands that will fit snuggly into the vase.
Nothing says “summer” like hydrangeas. These mop heads are easy to work with, in fact any mop head is easy to work with because they easily fill out any vessel. Try using a soup tureen, a drinking pitcher, or even a salad bowl as a vessel. A vase with a cinched middle requires fewer flowers to appear bountiful.
- A low-flow faucet can reduce the flow of water from your tap by 25-50% and can save you around $100 per year on your water and energy bills. Inexpensive and simple to install, low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators can reduce your home water consumption by half.
- Energy Star rated appliances incorporate advanced technologies that use 10–50% less energy and water than some standard models.