It’s winter when you know that somewhere it’s DEFINITELY snowing. The skies are icy grey and suddenly fleece everything seems like a sensible choice of wardrobe.

DIY flower arrangement tutorial queen annes lace roses tulips

But even in the chilliest of seasons, there is abundance and beauty to be found everywhere.

DIY flower arrangement tutorial queen annes lace roses tulips

This week we’re celebrating one of our all time winter favourites – Queen Anne’s Lace – in all her royal, delicate beauty. Also known as wild carrot, Bird’s nest and Bishop’s Lace, each full head of blooms is covered with lacy white flowers that bring to mind fireworks, clouds or jellyfish puffs of tiny flowers. In the language of flowers, they represent sanctuary – so they’re perfect for creating your winter hideout at home!

DIY flower arrangement tutorial queen annes lace roses tulips

This week’s delivery is topped off with greenhouse blooms, perfect for clustering in a vase with your lace for full wintery romance.

Styling Instructions – Queen Anne’s Lace, Rose and Tulip Arrangement

 

Here’s what you’ll need.

  • Queen Anne’s Lace

  • Mixture of blooms – roses, tulips, carnations and sweet william

  • Greenery – eucalyptus and bud wax

  • Flower shears or secateurs

  • A sturdy vase and fresh water

Step 1 DIY flower arrangement tutorial queen annes lace roses tulips

1. Fill with fresh water

Start by filling your vase with fresh water and preparing all of your stems by removing lower leaves.

Pop a stem or two of eucalyptus in your vase.

Srep 2 DIY flower arrangement tutorial queen annes lace roses tulips

2. Frame with bud wax

Add height and fluffy texture with tall bud wax in the back.

3. Queen Anne’s Lace

Scatter long stems of Queen Anne’s Lace for a relaxed garden vibe.

step 4 DIY flower arrangement tutorial queen annes lace roses tulips

4. Sweet William & Pixies

Tuck in sweet william and tall stems of pixie carnations.

5. Roses

Cluster your roses low and close to the mouth of your vase.

step 6 DIY flower arrangement tutorial queen annes lace roses tulips

6. Tulips

Nestle in long tulips on either side.

And voila! A wintery garden bouquet to cosy up any corner of your home!

P.S. You seem like the kind of gal that knows how to really embrace every day and make every moment beautiful, so we wanted to let you know that you can get flowers just like these delivered to your door every week! We (Phil and Mel) find the freshest, most amazing in-season flowers and send them right to you, so you can make your space and life simply beautiful. Click on your location below to find out more.

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About the Author:

Philomena is the founder of Bloombox Co, occasional hatmaker and pickle aficionado. She lives in Melbourne where she works to get locally grown flowers into homes and businesses.