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How to Create A Spring Bulb Centerpiece.

Forcing bulbs to create a Spring Bulb Centerpiece brings the cheeriness of the outdoors inside, but requires you to plan weeks ahead to properly prepare the bulbs. This quick short cut creates the same look in a fraction of the time. Add this easy Spring bulb centerpiece to your Easter, Mothers Day or other Spring gathering tablescape and watch as each bulb opens up just as it would in your garden.

Spring Bulb Centerpiece In Gold Urn via @AnAppealingPlan by @KraylFunch (7 revised) 1000x

Begin by selecting the vessels and bulbs, for this table I am using gold accents therefore I am used several gold toned urns in varying heights and textures to add interest to the table. For the bulbs, I have picked up already growing yellow daffodils, purple hyacinth and white tulips – your local nursery, garden center or market most likely will have a nice selection of colors during the early spring months to choose from.

Once you have your vessel and bulbs are selected begin by place a small amount of soil in the base of the planter, then begin to add your bulbs on top. Nursery stock pots usually contain 3-4 bulbs in each, gently break them apart to fit in them in the container and spread out the colors as they would appear naturally in the garden.

Spring Bulb Centerpiece In Gold Urn via @AnAppealingPlan by @KraylFunch (18 revised 1000x)

Once the bulbs are arranged in the container add another layer of soil to secure them in place and to ensure their roots stay moist as they bloom. Complete your look by topping off the soil with green reindeer moss to cover the roots and add an additional texture to the spring bulb centerpiece.

Spring Bulb Centerpiece In Gold Urn via @AnAppealingPlan by @KraylFunch (1 revised) 1000x

When you have everything in its place bring the entire container over to the sink and give it a good drink of water – consider whether your vessel has drainage holes and if you need to protect the table surface as well as how much water the bulbs will rest in.

Group the gold urns together in the center of your Easter or Spring tablescape and enjoy the fragrance as they bloom just in time for your Spring gathering.

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18 Responses to How to Create A Spring Bulb Centerpiece.

  1. Tammy April 2, 2015 at 9:05 AM #

    Just beautiful. I have been wanting to try this for some time now. Pinning

    • Krayl Funch April 2, 2015 at 4:51 PM #

      Tammy – it’s totally worth the time it takes. You get an entire week or two out of the arrangement!

  2. Whitney April 1, 2015 at 11:03 PM #

    So beautiful, I really love the gold! Perfect for spring.

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  3. Mikki April 1, 2015 at 9:59 PM #

    Wow!! So beautiful!! Love the colors!!

    • Krayl Funch April 2, 2015 at 4:48 PM #

      Just wait until they open up! I will update the pictures!

  4. Addie April 1, 2015 at 9:49 PM #

    These are so cute! That moss adds so much more character and completes the look. I need to add some moss to my fanciful plants =)
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    • Krayl Funch April 2, 2015 at 4:50 PM #

      It’s the perfect finishing touch on so many things! You are going to start putting it everywhere!

  5. Michelle April 1, 2015 at 8:32 PM #

    LOVE the colors you chose and the gold urns! Gold is quite the thing these days, love the classic look!
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    • Krayl Funch April 2, 2015 at 4:48 PM #

      Thank you Michelle! I love them and gold is so big right now in home decor!

  6. cindy April 1, 2015 at 4:40 PM #

    This is really beautiful!
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  7. Tiffany April 1, 2015 at 4:03 PM #

    These are so pretty! I have always loved the look of moss with flowers and this brings the two together perfectly!
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    • Krayl Funch April 2, 2015 at 4:49 PM #

      Tiffany I love it too. It’s the perfect finishing touch!

  8. Erin- Sixth Bloom April 1, 2015 at 1:46 PM #

    This is beautiful! Thanks for the tips and encouragement to get my centerpiece springy looking!!

  9. Brenda @Schooling a Monkey April 1, 2015 at 12:59 PM #

    These are so pretty and elegant!
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    • Krayl Funch April 1, 2015 at 2:14 PM #

      Thank you Brenda! A little gold spray paint goes a long way!!

  10. Alli April 1, 2015 at 12:11 PM #

    I tell myself that I’m going to do this every spring and then I wait too late. There’s nothing like having spring flowers as a centerpiece and yours are beautiful. I’m going to see if I can copy it.
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    • Krayl Funch April 1, 2015 at 2:15 PM #

      Alli I know you can! I’ve seen your work and this is a snap!

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