NEU­TRAL EL­E­GANCE

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MAIN IN­GRE­DI­ENTS: We used pam­pas grass, car­na­tions, and lisianthus. Al­ter­na­tives in­clude foun­tain grass, dried poppy pods, and wheat.

HOW-TO: This op­tion re­quires the least prep work, as the cylin­dri­cal ves­sel holds the stems in place with­out ex­tra sup­port. A tall ar­range­ment like this will likely sit on a side­board or buf­fet, so fo­cus on how it looks head-on. Start with your tallest state­ment fronds in the back (like the tan pam­pas grass seen here), and then add blooms in a neu­tral peachy tone. Fill in with airier el­e­ments, like au­tum­nal eu­ca­lyp­tus and con­i­cal astilbe.

PRO TIP: In­cor­po­rate feath­ers for un­ex­pected tex­ture. Since these don’t need to reach the wa­ter, they can be tucked in among the other stems as your last step.

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