Photo gallery: Amazing ways to arrange fresh flowers

Learn to arrange and display grocery store-bought flower bouquets. Plus, expert tips on how to keep your flowers blooming longer. 

By Kate Seaver
Photography by Paul Chmielowiec

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Fresh flowers

This story was originally titled "Flower Arrangements Made Easy" in the May 2011 issue. Subscribe to Canadian Living today and never miss an issue!

Spruce up your home with colour by using these easy flower-arranging techniques to beautifully display your fresh cut flowers – and keep them blooming longer. All you need are a store-bought bouquet of fresh flowers, clean floral shears, a florist's bucket, lukewarm water, a sparkling clean vase and a package of floral food.

Successful floral arrangements depend on four simple steps: selecting, conditioning, arranging and care.

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