Having fresh flowers in the house is an instant mood-lifter, especially in the spring when the flowerbeds just begin to wake up from winter and burst with bright colors.Whether you’re using flowers from your own yard or dressing up a store-bought bouquet, here are some creative DIY flower arrangements ideas to inspire you to fill your home with fresh blossoms.
Give mason jars this pretty effect by using a foam brush to apply adhesive in small, irregular patches. After 30 minutes, once it turns clear, press on sheets of gold leaf. Get the tutorial at Country Living.
Float flowers above your guests for a garden-inspired take on a chandelier. Get the tutorial at 100 Layer Cake.
Converted Colander Planter
Give hanging flower pots a fun upgrade by planing blooms in colanders. Get the tutorial at Country Living.
Toss one of these cheeky rings in the shallow end to give your next pool party a bit of floral flair. Get the tutorial at Good House Keeping.
Peonies and Roses
Shabby Chic designer Rachel Ashwell loosens up the formality of teatime by covering a spring table with miniature bouquets of roses and peonies. Get the tutorial at House Beautiful.
This impressive party decor is much easier to make than it looks; Moist floral foam is forgiving enough for even novice DIYers to use, and keeps the blooms perky. Get the tutorial at Honestly Yum.
Vintage Milk Bottles
This arrangement featured in Decorating with Flowers by Paula Pryke gets its charm from vintage milk bottles tied together with gardener’s twine.