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How to Make Beautiful Floral Arrangements

Flower Arrangements Video with host Meghan Carter

  • How to select flowers and greenery.
  • Step-by-step flower arranging instructions.
  • Tips for getting a designer finish.
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    Flower arrangements are one of Meghan's absolute favorite decorations, but good ones can be hard to find. Not to mention, most people can't splurge on new flower arrangements each week.
    So in this episode Meghan headed to H.J. Benken's Florist and Greenhouse to discover how to make flower arrangements on your own. While there, floral designer Vickie Wenstrup showed her the tricks floral designers use when making floral arrangements.
    Wenstrup's advice is both and practical. While your first attempt may not be a masterpiece -- Meghan's only scored a B minus, after a little practice your arrangements may rival those at your local florist shop.

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