You Too Can Have a Flower Arranging Room

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A few days ago I posted a photo of my flower arranging room on my Instagram. The photo was somewhat “real life” as the room was kind of a mess. I was really surprised, and happy, with the reaction. Many of you loved the photos, loved that I had a flower arranging room and wanted to know what it would take to have a flower arranging room of your own. So today I am going to help you understand how easy it is to set up your own flower arranging room.

First thing, I need to come clean. Technically my “flower arranging room” is not a room. It’s the end of a room. More specifically, it is located at one end of our butler’s pantry. The area used to be my “coffee area”. But after creating my “coffee area” I quickly came to the realization that I didn’t need a specific area to make coffee. I make a cup of Starbuck’s Viva instant coffee every morning. And I use hot water from our instant hot faucet (which is in our kitchen). The total time it takes me to make a cup of coffee is about fifteen seconds. I couldn’t quite see the need for an entire area that I used a few seconds a day.

Thus, I changed it into a flower decorating room.

Let me share with you what exactly is in my flower arranging room. First off, there was already a copper sink in the counter which is great but not an absolute. You just need water nearby.

Here is what you do need to have:

  • a counter area to sort, cut and arrange your flowers
  • tall flower buckets to hold flowers (fresh and faux)
  • cutting tools such as clippers, rose leaf remover, scissors, floral wire
  • vases
  • garden gloves

Here is what you might want, but don’t need to have:

  • decor signs pertaining to flowers
  • clay pots, vintage metal pots
  • faux flowers

As you can see, you don’t need a lot to have a flower arranging room. In fact, you don’t even need a room. All you really need is an area. There is likely a counter, table or area in your kitchen, pantry, or laundry room that might work perfectly.

In fact, you might even have an unused “coffee station” that would work perfectly.

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  1. Great suggestion…I have a very large laundry room with two counters and a sink so I am going to do just that. Thank you Leslie! 🙂

  2. Love this! Out mudroom could be organized to be more efficient and the kitchen has a bit of space too. May have to try this. I bought about 20 varieties of cutting flowers to try out this year!

  3. It seems so civilized to have a flower arranging room. Thank you for sharing. I tend to do fresh flowers in our kitchen, which has 3 sinks. My potting shed is designated for all outdoor plants and flowers. But I do love the fact you converted a rarely used space to something you love. It’s very pretty.

  4. Love all the fresh flowers. Thanks for sharing the info on wholesale hydrangeas. I moved to the south and I miss lilacs. Do you have a source for lilacs?

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