DIY Fruit Vases on The Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family

DIY Fruit Vases

Whenever I am entertaining, I have to have flowers! So, I love mixing up the way I present the flowers. For summer, I love this idea of using fruit as the vase itself, or adding it into the vases to make them look extra bright and pretty.

DIY Fruit Vases

DIY Fruit Vases

 

Lemon Vases:
Supplies
two vases; a small one that can fit into the larger one with enough space for a slice of lemon to fit between
lemons, limes, grapefruit, or any citrus of choice
water
flowers
scissors
Directions:
*Place the smaller vase in the center of the large vase and fill the small vase about half way with water
*Thinly slice the citrus of choice and place between the two vases until it is full
*Fill the space with water
*Place the cut flowers into the smaller vase
Tip: Cut the flowers down so that they cover the top of the vase so that you do not see that there are two vases
Watermelon Vase
Supplies;
Watermelon
Vase that will fit into the watermelon
large plastic bag or plastic wrap
flowers
scissors
knife
spoon or melon baller
Directions:
*Cut the top of the watermelon using the knife
*Use and spoon or melon baller to scoop out the center of the watermelon
Tip: You want to remove as much of the fruit in the watermelon as possible so you do not attract bugs
*Place a large plastic bag around the vase and place the vase into the watermelon; make sure to add some water to the vase as well
*Cut the flowers and place them into the vase that is in the watermelon
Tip: make sure they cover the entire top of the watermelon so that you cannot see the inside of the watermelon or the vase
*If the bag is larger than them melon, simply tuck in the excess bag under the flowers

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