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how to create an ikebana-inspired floral arrangement

how to create an ikebana-inspired floral arrangement

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If your flower budget is looking a bit skint right now, you might like to give ikebana a go. The Japanese art of floral arranging requires only a handful of foliage to make an elegant design, which means you can probably get away with sneaking blooms from the park (or a generous neighbour). There are heaps of different ikebana styles you can try (in fact, some people dedicate their whole life to learning the art), but we recommend this ace step-by-step guide from DIY blog Hunker to start off with.The only thing you’ll need to get is a flower frog – a spiky, and thankfully low-cost, device that holds your stems in place.