Take if off- all off! We know our burlap is super cute, but your flowers need to hydrate, so that pretty upcycled coffee bag needs to come off. Wondering what to do with the leftover burlap? It's 100% compostable- or if you're crafty, you can turn it into something super cute like a table runner, tote bag or holiday stocking!
Put on your design hat! Gently remove outer rose petals that might've gotten a little bruised during delivery (they're called guard petals for a reason!). Also remove any blooms with broken stems and place them in bud vases to enjoy around the house! We put a couple extra blooms into each arrangement just in case, so if a few don't make it you'll still have a full, beautiful bouquet!
A good trim Next up, your bouquet needs a fresh cut. Find a pair of garden clippers or strong scissors and cut 1/2" off each stem at a 45-degree angle. The angle cut provides more surface area to absorb water and prevents the stems from sitting flush to the bottom of the vase where bacteria builds up
Put 'em in water Just like us, your flowers are thirsty! Fill a vase with cool, clean water and try to change it out daily, or as often as you can possibly remember. This helps reduce the growth of bacteria , which causes the flowers to expire sooner. Bonus points if you remove individual flowers as they expire, as it will keep your bouquet fresh much longer!
Cheer them on! Shout hooray! Sing their praises! Oh, and keep them out of direct sunlight and extreme heat (flowers are sensitive, just like us).
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