The elements: One dozen lemons (about $7), one pound hazelnuts (about $5), and three small branches of lemon leaves.
The container: Any glass bowl―preferably with a pedestal, for added drama―such as this clear glass compote.
The tip: Juxtaposing large, smooth, shiny objects (lemons) with smaller, textured ones (nuts) creates a compelling composition.
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