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Friday, September 21, 2012

Selecting The Right Vase

Flowers arranged in a vase simply look stunning and are known to suit all types of rooms and decor.  Whether it is a home, office, mall, or a business establishment, vases with colorful flowers are a pleasant sight. There is a wide range of containers available in the floral business and choosing one of them can be tricky. Whether you use ordinary flowers or exotic flowers, it can completely change the look of the arrangement if place them in the appropriate vase.

Here is a list of tips that shall help you with the selection of the right vase:

a) The first thing that needs to be considered is the size. Vases are available in all sorts of different sizes. If you have few flowers, select a small vase, whereas if a bunch of flowers need to be arranged that you need to select a large flower vase with a wide opening.

b) The height of the vase should also be considered. As a thumb rule, the ideal height of a vase is half in length than that of flowers. Lilies and daffodils have longer blooms, and hence they blend perfect with a tall vase. On the other hand, for close cut flowers such as daises and roses, a low, wide containers are best. 
c) Assure that the flower vase never overpowers the flowers. If they are over decorated and too colorful then they would distract from the beauty of the flowers.

d) It is advisable to select a vase that blends with the flowers as well as the room décor. They should also serve as decorative items even when they are empty and on display.

e) The place where the vase is going to be placed also plays a vital role in the selection process. If the vases are to be placed on a shelf or a table, it is recommended to select vases with wider bases so that they do not topple over. If you want to place a vase outside the porch then select a taller vase so that it is noticeable.

f) Another factor that needs to be considered is the material of the flower vase. Flower vases are available in an array of materials. Glass flower vases can be expensive however they look stunning indoors. If you are looking for cheaper options, then you should go for terracotta, wooden or porcelain vases. 

When selecting your vase, consider your taste and preference above all other suggestions, what may seem out of the ordinary or not as beautiful to some, may be perfect for your personal taste, and that is the most important factor for your decision.

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