In the decoration of any party or ceremony, the décor of tables is the most important. The reason is that the guests are around the tables sitting and mingling for most of the time. If your table is decorated aesthetically, this will change the whole vibe of the party. For doing that, every detail from the flatware to the linens is important. But there is one more important thing that always catches the attention of people and stands out the most, the flower arrangement. The flowers are always a part of every decoration because of their aesthetic vibe and soothing fragrances. Flowers are used as centerpieces on the tables to make the table more eye-catching and attractive. There is no doubt that without flower centerpieces, the table decoration is incomplete. Floral centerpieces have to be there when decorating the tables at any ceremony or party. In addition to the importance of flower centerpieces, it can also be a very difficult and confusing task because you will find a long list of ideas and tips for the arrangement of flower centerpieces and it will be difficult for you to narrow it down.
Below are the best tips you can follow to arrange flower centerpieces to make your evening parties more aesthetic and decorated.
1. Minimalist Flower Centerpieces
Sometimes less can be more and simple can be elegant. When choosing the flower centerpieces for the decoration of your table, make sure to choose the flower centerpieces that do not occupy a large amount of space. Choose the floral centerpieces that are minimalist and delicate. This is a very important decision because if you choose towering centerpieces for the tables in your party, it can be very distracting for the guests and they would hesitate to move freely around the tables. Moreover, the floral centerpieces will occupy almost all the extra spaces on the tables. if you use minimalist centerpieces for your table decoration, it will be so beneficial. Your table will look more attractive and guests can move around freely and with ease. Moreover, if you want to put any other type of centerpieces other than the floral centerpieces on the tables, there will be enough space for doing that.
2. Mix Different Types of Flowers
The best thing about flowers is that every type of flower is beautiful and aesthetic in its way. And when you combine different types of flowers, they look even more beautiful and aesthetic. So, you can mix different kinds of flowers in your floral centerpieces arrangement to boost up the beauty of the environment. Four basic types of flowers can be used to arrange your floral centerpieces: focal flowers, filler flowers, line flowers, and foliage. Focal flowers are used to command attention and filler flowers are used to fill in the gaps. The blooms that define the shape of the arrangement are the line flowers and foliage add contrast to the arrangement. When you combine all these types of flowers in your arrangement according to the features they possess, the arrangement of your floral centerpieces will stand out in a very unique way.
3. Make it Look Natural
A natural environment is soothing and aesthetic to everyone. So, make sure you make the flower arrangements look as natural as you can. For doing that, you have to first select the colors and combination of the flowers you are going to use. For that, you can choose the flowers that grow and bloom together in nature and arrange them together as centerpieces. Also, you can select the flower belonging to the same color family to make the arrangement pure natural. This will surely create an aesthetic vibe of the surroundings.
4. Vase Selection
After you have selected the types of flowers for your centerpieces, the next step is to choose the style of the vases that will hold the flowers. This is a very important step because half of the beauty of flower arrangement is based on the type of vase used. Make sure to use the vase that holds the flowers in place all the time and flowers do not have to be rearranged again. The best type of vase that can be used for arranging flower centerpieces is that vases that are narrow at the neck and wider at the base. The wide base of the vase will allow you to set the flowers and the narrow neck will hold the flowers in place. There are lots of options in this kind of vases like cylindrical vases, ginger jar shaped vases and globe-shaped vases, etc.
5. Cutting of Flowers
The cutting of flowers seems an easy and simple task to do but it requires creativity and experience. Many people would start cutting the flowers with regular scissors but if you first research on it or ask someone who has experience regarding it, you will come to know that knife is preferred for this task because, with scissors, you will crush the stems during the cutting.
6. Putting the Flowers in the Vases
The last and final step to this arrangement is to put the flowers in the vases. This the last step and it is very easy. You should start with the focal flowers to create the shape and body of the arrangement. Then you should add foliage for support. After that, you should add filler flowers and at last, the line flowers.
The flower centerpieces are an integral part of any type of decoration in any ceremony or party. You must include the centerpieces that consist of flowers in addition to the other centerpieces you are using. Without flower centerpieces, tables look incomplete and vacant. Flowers are the beauty of nature that makes anything look more aesthetic and beautiful. For the arrangement of flower centerpieces in an evening party, you should keep the arrangement to the minimalist. If you arrange some towering floral centerpieces on the tables, that will distract the guests to enjoy freely. So, it is better if you keep the floral arrangements natural, appealing, and minimalist.