In the world of greenery, I feel that Leaves are a category that is too often overlooked, and I’m here to try and change that! They’re incredibly versatile, generally pretty easy to work with, and there is a surprisingly wide range of options! You can use small ones–like the gold tinted Silver Dollar Eucalyptus leaves below–for table or seating assignments, medium ones–like Monstera leaves–as whimsically tropical placemats, or large ones–like the aptly named Elephant’s Ear–as umbrella-like clusters in trumpet vases.
Work them into monochromatic green arrangements with some Baby Green Hydrangea or Green Lisianthus, or cluster together standalone stems in bud vases for a unique and modern centerpiece. Need some more inspiration? We’ve got you covered…
Sources: Dinner menu atop Palm frond, Leafy arrangement with Baby Hydrangeas, Metallic Eucalyptus table assignments, Hand lettering on Monstera leaves from FiftyFlowers, Dusty Miller leaf pinned to linen table runner, Mix and match leaves in cylinder vases, Place setting with Aspidistra leaf and Monstera placemat, Fall engagement announcement with Maple leaf, Modern centerpiece with assorted leaves in bud vases, and Trumpet vase table runner with Elephant’s Ear leaves.
Probably the most popular use for leaves is the oh-so-helpful vase wrap. It’s the best way to cover sloppy stems in a quick arrangement, and especially crucial when employing the help of floral foam. Nobody needs to see your work! Here’s a brief tutorial on how to go about doing this:
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