Plus tips for making the arrangement last longer.
If you're planning to give Mom fresh flowers this Mother's Day, make this present feel extra-special by arranging them yourself in a vase you picked out. This personalized touch lets you incorporate all of Mom's favorite blooms—and creating a stunning arrangement isn't as hard as it looks once you know a few tricks. To learn how to turn inexpensive flowers into something gift-worthy, we asked the experts at Farmgirl Flowers (don't miss their gorgeous Instagram account) for their step-by-step guide to a foolproof bouquet. Follow along with the video and instructions, below, to create a DIY present that's way better than a macaroni necklace.