5 Ways to Display Fresh Flowers

Displaying a bouquet of fresh flowers is the ultimate way to add a finishing touch to any space.   There’s no better time to decorate your home with flowers than summer, when colorful blossoms are readily available.   Whether you pick your posies from your own garden, the farmers’ market, or the produce section of the grocery store, flowers bring the beauty of the outdoors inside.   Think outside the vase with these five ways to display the blooms of summertime.

1.   Framed

Pictures aren’t the only things being framed by Cheri of I am Mama Hear Me Roar. Take a look at how a simple frame and a few flowers combined forces to create maximum impact on her gallery wall.

2.   In Lanterns

We’re used to seeing baskets of blooms hanging from porches in the summertime. At the Pleated Poppy, Lindsey put a new spin on traditional with a display of hanging lanterns garnished with fresh flowers.

3.   On a Coat Rack

While decorating for a baby shower, Green Seed Creations hung flowers from her coat racks. Dollar store buckets and mason jars tied with twine and wire were filled with blooming stems and hung from the coat hooks for a whimsical display.

4.   With Chicken Wire

Beverly from Flamingo Toes was stumped by how to display a growing collection of bud vases she’d picked up at the dollar store….until she remembered the vintage screen door hanging on her wall.   On a backdrop of chicken wire, the pretty glass vases paired with shabby frames are the perfect accompaniment to freshly picked flowers.

It’s a mix of shabby and chic that gives the indoor space a cottage garden feel.

5.   On a Cakestand

At Fric and Frac, sisters Rachel and Jennifer suggested cake stands as an alternative to vases.   With the pretty milk glass cake stands as a base, these nosegays look good enough to eat!

What’s your favorite way to showcase summertime blooms?

  • http://www.mynnettekitchenonastampage.blogspot.com Mynnette

    These are AWESOME ideas! Thanks so much for sharing! LOVE the bottle idea!

  • http://www.alwaysspringtimeflowers.com Kristina

    I LOVE all of those!

  • http://www.atelierdecharo.blogspot.com Charo

    Great ideas! Love them all!


  • Tiffany

    the flowers on the cakestand are so adorable!

  • Roberta

    lovely ideas! sometimes I buy a few inexpensive bouquets and break them up into a few pieces of mismatched containers, old teapot, tall vase, short vase and group them together on the table.

  • http://inspire-me-heather.blogspot.com/ Inspire Me Heather

    Oh, they are all great ideas, thanks!

  • http://thedivasistas.blogspot.com/ Janice

    Fresh flowers add personality to any space! Love the ideas especially the chicken wire!! =)

  • Savannah

    I love all of these ideas.
    The framed one is my favorite.
    Thanks so much for putting these together!

  • Tee

    I love the chicken wire/jar idea!

  • http://drmommyphd.wordpress.com Nicole

    Cute ideas! I especially liked the cake stand look.

  • Kate W

    Love the cakestand of flowers…very cute!

  • http://www.scrappingmommy.com Amy C

    Love it!! Much better than sitting in a vase on the counter. Thanks for the ideas!!

  • Alecia

    I never thought of framing fresh flowers! What a brilliant idea!

  • http://keepingtablesconnected.blogspot.com debbie

    I actually visit “Iammamahearmeroar alot. I love all these ideas. I am visiting my daughter in Oklahomaand she has a frame on the wall with a vinyl saying, a picture of her boys, a old KEY, and a small vase with flowers. So adorable. I love all you creative people.

  • Crhiga

    I like that you can use what you already have and not go out to the store to “buy” them. Great ideas!!


  • http://www.savannahland2.blogpost.com Sav O’G

    WOW! Great ideas–must get some fresh flowers for my house;) Just stopped by from My Craft Channel! sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com

  • http://www.craftymariko.com Crafty Mariko

    Love the framed flower idea!

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  • http://infarrantlycreative.net Beckie

    Thanks! I’ll check it out :)