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Scented flowers are appealing, but not at dinner table. Donít put highly scented flowers on dinner table because their aroma can fight with food aromas. Some guests may even be allergic to strong scent as well. The scented hyacinths Sally was eyeing would not be good choices for dinner table.
Now you can eliminate a large range of flowers before you even get to store.
Remember, less choice means less stress.
2)White works with everything. White tablecloths work with every color of flower.
White taper candles work with every color of flower.
White or crystal candlesticks work with any color of flower.
And white flowers go with everything.
How easy could that be?
3)Decide on your color before you go shopping If you do want some color in your flowers, you already know that any color will go because of your white tablecloth and your white candles.
If you want color, select your color choices BEFORE you go shopping. Don't come home with a color that is lovely but doesn't work with your scheme. Making a color plan will really help you avoid stress at flower shop.
If your first color choice isnít available when you get there, go to your second choice.
If you see some flowers you absolutely have to have, but they arenít one of your choices, donít change your whole plan for dining room table centerpiece. Just buy those must-have flowers to decorate your living room. Then go back to plan and select one of your color choices for dining room table.
So donít be like Sally. Put three key flower-choosing secrets to work for you:
1)Remember that you shouldnít choose tall or scented flowers for dinner table. 2)Remember that white goes with everything. 3)And if you want color in your flowers, choose one or two colors before you go to store, then stick with your choices, no matter how tempting other colors are.
Now you have maximized your chances of choosing right flowers, and minimized your stress while you shop.
P.S. Did you know that with just three basic centerpiece arrangements, you can cover almost every dinner party you give over a year? See how on Table Centerpiece page at www.thedinnerpartyplanningsite.com
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