Flowers have been used for house decoration ever since there are houses to live in. Any room looks brighter with flower decoration having been carefully chosen and arranged in a specific place.
Flowers add to the lively ambience of a room, and they can also change the overall effect on the premises. Furniture and other hand-made decoration cannot be as stimulating to the aesthetic imagination as are natural flowers arranged in beautiful bouquets.
Flowers and green foliage create an atmosphere of vivacity and make for the better mood of the people. Remember how your mood changed when you saw those wonderful floral arrangements in the lobby of a hotel or at a restaurant table. Public places are artistic decorative achievements, many businesses spend a lot of money to attain better look of their premises and to attract more flower adoring customers.
It is not so expensive to have fresh flowers in your home on a daily basis. But even if you can afford to arrange some flowers only on weekends or on holidays, that is perfectly right. They will cheer you up and make your home more festive and welcoming.
Fresh flowers can have different variants depending on the seasons. There are many kinds of flowers in spring, autumn, summer or even winter. There is a large variety of flowers depending on whether you want to create a formal atmosphere in your home, or just arrange some casual uplifting and cheering bouquet. You can emphasize on specific areas or features of any room by just adding a flower arrangement in a special position. Kitchen tables, empty fireplaces, table tops beside cabinets, vanity shelves in bathroom are the perfect places for positioning your arrangements.
Flower arranging is considered to be fine art that is hard to learn by novices. That is an old- fashioned opinion, though. Flower arranging can be learned and practised by anyone, and it is really easy to do. Many people learn to arrange ideal bouquets by themselves. But you can always use some tips from books or magazines, until you come up with your own ideas for various combinations. One you have chosen special flowers and foliages and you have made the arrangement, consider where to place it so that it fits the color combinations of the particular area. Choose carefully the container where your arrangement will be placed. It is important for the final result.
You must stick to consideration about form and container, and about the exact positioning of the arrangement. Having these three pre-conditions in mind, you are sure to create the ideal floral arrangement that would best suit your taste.
Another tip is to keep record of the arrangement that attracted your eye and where you have seen them. Pay attention to small details, it is important in floral decoration. Keep your mental list of best arrangements and try to acquire their look by yourself. In the nearest future you will discover that you have grown perfectly aware of all the subtle skills that are required for flower decoration.
You must practise your taste in color combinations. Pay special attention to other people’s gardens, to fabrics and cloths, and to different types of flowers. You will gradually shape your own idea about how to combine a flower arrangement with the colors that you like most.