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5 Tips to Help Your Floral Bouquets Last Longer

Flowers have the unique ability to brighten a room and your mood, and the fragrances they exude can infuse your home with a freshness that no air freshener or scented candle can duplicate. But all good things come to an end, and flowers, once cut at the stem and placed in water, face a shortened lifespan no matter how well you take care of them.
 
But how long a bouquet can survive and thrive in a vase is greatly affected by the care it receives. While some flowers may start to wilt after only a couple days, others can last well over a week. There’s no secret involved — it’s all a matter of choosing the right flowers and taking a few simple steps to care for them.
 
View the slideshow above and learn the steps!
 
For more on flowers, check out The Scentual Life: Plant a Fragrant Garden, and DIY Rose Shadow Box.
 
Read more from DIY Inspired here.
 
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