30 Fresh Ways to Add Spring Flowers to Your Home

Bye bye, winter.

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Your garden isn't the only place spring blooms should get to thrive. If you're ready to banish winter and usher in spring, these floral arrangement ideas will have your home feeling fresh all season long (indoors and out!), whether you prefer hydrangeas and tulips or just-picked wildflowers and greenery.

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Bring Your Garden Indoors

Spring means gardens full of lilacs and tulips—so pair them indoors, too. Round it out with any nearby greenery, designer Carolyne Roehm advises.

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Pair Warm Hues

Pink, red, and orange tulips evoke a fiery sunset when mixed together, so consider pairing colors from a similar temperature palette.

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Disguise Stems and Cloudy Water

Pro tip: Hide stems and cloudy water with an opaque vase. It's also the perfect cover for the foam or flower frog that holds blossoming branches in place.

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Arrange Flowers Asymmetrically

Don't default to an integrated approach—split a bouquet down the middle and distinctly feature two floral varieties, like this asymmetrical arrangement of tulips and pear blossoms.

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Choose a Complementary Vase

For a splashy accent, think of the color wheel and choose complementary colors for the container and blooms. For example, peach roses make a statement when placed in a bright blue vase.

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Add Natural Fragrance

Artfully arranged, sweet-smelling lilacs really say "It's spring!" They're also perfect for adding a pop of color to a simple accent table like this one.

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Display Big Blooms in Clusters

Why should only your yard get to enjoy all the hydrangea blooms? A big cluster can perk up any table, even in all white.

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Create A Magical Entryway

It'll take a little dedication, but training wisteria vines around a cottage door is a worthy long-term gardening project if you want a statement entrance.

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Use Variety to Add Movement

"By giving the flowers room to breathe and thus allowing the blooms to stand out on their own, you can create a beautiful sense of depth and volume that is light and airy, yet still feels lush and full," says Taylor Patterson of .

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Climbing roses (Rosa) 'New Dawn' on lattice archway, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
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Add a Floral Arbor

The addition of an arbor will instantly transform your garden into a romantic escape, not to mention it's a beautiful place to showcase climbing flowers and vines.

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Mix and Match Sweet Pea

Go for wispy pastels or bolder hues, but either way you can't miss with these butterfly flowers. For a fuller bouquet, add magenta sweet pea to bright pink hyacinths and lisianthus.

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Use Wheat Grass

"Bring the outdoors in," says Denis Porcaro of . "Simple wheatgrass adds a bright green accent—they can be cut and put in vessels and mixed with pastel spring blooms."

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Turn to Art for Inspo

Gather floral inspiration from an unlikely source. Darroch Putnam of says more florists are looking to historic art for 'new' color palettes.

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Combine Bud Vases

Corralled on glimmering silver tray, a group of mismatched (but all clear) vessels is unexpected, but not cluttered. Plus, this arrangement offers each individual bloom a starring role.

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Pick Wildflowers

Roadside flowers can look perfectly polished indoors. Harvest several dozen and create an overflowing bouquet for the kitchen.

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Pair Flowers with a Birdhouse

Place your next birdhouse within a group of clematis to spruce up your feathered friend's resting spot.

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Create an Eclectic Mix

Can't choose just one? Turn to spring staples like poppies, daffodils and grape hyacinths for an eclectic but visually cohesive bunch.

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Swap Vases for Ginger Jars

The only thing prettier than blue-and-white porcelain is displaying a stunning flower arrangement inside it.

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Rainbow Connection

Displa an array of colors in a pair of wide glass vases to brighten up a sideboard or use as a dining table centerpiece.

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Use Unlikely Containers

Look through cupboards (or tag sales) for whimsical glass containers, like beakers or test tubes, for an unexpected vase.

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Go Heavy on Greens

This delightfully overgrown bouquet amps up its rustic design when placed in a birch vase, and its "just-picked" style is especially striking next to a tidy terrarium of succulents.

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Flower Power

No need to water—hang bunches of dried lavender on doors and windows for an extra pop of color and perfume. Or better yet, hang a bunch of fresh lavender and let dry in place.

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Use a Chrome Container

For a glam look, try using a metallic vase. It will make your flowers look even more upscale, like these bright orange roses.

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Spruce Up Minimalist Decor

For all-white decor, stalks of viburnum add greenery without totally overdoing it.

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Stick to Single Branches

For those of us still in Flower Arranging 101, place a single branch of jasmine in a small vase for a one-step creation.

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Mix Contrasting Colors

Floral trends are gravitating toward disparate colors, so stay modern by combining yellow and purple tree peonies, ranunculus, and carnations for a dramatic display.

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Use a Tea (or Coffee!) Pot

Teapots are the container du jour on Pinterest, but for taller flowers like dahlias, look through the china for a proper coffee pot.

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Add a Fruity Accent

Sliced lemons add a fun surprise peeking out from hydrangeas and delphiniums.

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Spruce up Your Fence

Add extra color to your backyard by attaching flower pots to an otherwise boring fence, and then fill them with petunias.


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Disguise Stems with Fruit

Line a common glass vase with fruit slices to hide stems and perk up a bunch of wildflowers.

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