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Create your own
arrangement

with help from our Head Florist

Waitrose sunflowers close up
How to create a dome-shaped display
Chris Wood, Head Florist

Chris Wood

Head Florist

Watch our video of Chris Wood, Head Florist for Waitrose Florist, showing you how to create your own arrangement from a bunch of beautiful sunflowers and foliage.

Shop flowers
1

Fill your vase half to two thirds full with water and add the flower food included with your flowers.

Vase
2

Remove the protective wrap, elastic band and wadding from the flowers and cut a length of twine.

Flower wrap
3

With one stem in your left hand, place another over it at a slight angle, turn and then repeat.

Flower twine
4

When all the stems have been used, use the length of twine to bind the stems together and tie.

Flower stem
5

Trim the stems at a 45 degree angle to a length suitable for display in the vase.

Trim flower stems
6

Place your hand-tied arrangement in the vase and enjoy the display, replacing the water when needed.

Flowers in vase

Chris' favourite flowers for creating arrangements