You don’t have to spend a bundle on an impressive outsourced centerpiece. Follow these tips to create your own beautiful bouquet. Shop for the freshest flowers! Are the leaves green? Do the petals feel firm? Shop for your flowers like you would for your vegetables! Fill the vases with flowers at different heights making sure to use a selection of focal, filler, and flowers in different textures, shapes, and sizes. Make sure some of your flowers hit the rim of the vase, this helps the composition to feel effortless. Don’t be afraid to go ultra simple. Fill the basket with two stems of simple leaves for a minimal, but high impact arrangement. Final tip: A collection of monotone blooms (like our peonies, ranunculus, astilbe, scabiosa, viburnum, and pinky succulent) make for a chic centerpiece when you place them in a pretty serving bowl. Making your own floral arrangements is easy! Try one of these ideas for simple DIY artfully arranging flowers and bring the nature in your home.