Essential Tips to Mastering the Art of Peony Arrangements

Faux pink peony arrangement in glass vase

Welcome to the opulent world of peonies. These lush blooms are a staple of springtime and a favorite flower of many.

With their rich history, stunning appearance, and lovely scent, it is no wonder that peonies are the pinnacle of floral luxury. Incorporating these blooms into a floral arrangement instantly elevates any bouquet and can add a touch of elegance to your home.

Join us as we explore how to select, prepare, and perfect a stunning luxury artificial peony arrangement.

Understanding the Allure of Peonies

Peonies are synonymous with spring. These vibrant blooms peak from late April to mid-June. Compared to other types of flowers, they have a very short blooming time.

However, they are still an incredibly popular flower. The voluminous layered petals and sweet scent are a lovely addition to any home. These blooms are also desired by brides as they represent romance and love. There is simply nothing more romantic than a lush bouquet of pink peonies!

While peony season seems to come and go in the blink of an eye, a high-end artificial peony arrangement is one way to enjoy these blooms year-round.

Tips for Luxury Faux Peony Arrangements

Crafting an artificial peony arrangement in a vase requires a keen eye. While these blooms can certainly stand out on their own, you can also create stunning peony arrangements alongside other elegant florals.

Here are some things to keep in mind when creating a luxury faux peony arrangement.

Color Theory is Key

Peonies come in a variety of colors, from yellow and white to vivid purples and reds. Romantic shades of pink are perhaps the most well-known.

When creating a peony arrangement, it’s important to choose your color palette. Perhaps you want to create a romantic peony bouquet for a wedding and want to choose subtle pink hues. Or maybe something classic and monochromatic for a centerpiece.

You can also create more vibrant displays with purples and yellows. Regardless of your choice, make sure to choose a central color palette and stick with it. This will guide the other types of flowers and fillers you choose for your peony arrangement.

Consider Other Florals and Filler

As we said before, peonies make a stunning display all on their own. Just consider this eye-catching display of pink peonies that makes for an elegant accent on a console or coffee table.

However, a peony flower arrangement can also be elevated by incorporating different blooms and fillers. Here are some of our favorite pairings:

Peonies and Roses

The romantic garden rose is the perfect complement to lush peonies. Consider an elegant arrangement of realistic roses and peonies in a high-quality glass urn that will add a year-round luxury touch just about anywhere in your home or office.

Peonies and Tulips

These springtime staples are better together. This luxury faux tulip and peony arrangement in a beautiful cut glass vase will last long past Spring. The vibrant colors bring life to any room in your home.

Peonies and Hydrangea

If there is any flower that can match the lush appearance of a peony, it is the hydrangea. These summer florals complement the lush petals. This luxury arrangement showcases the best of both these flowers in an elegant urn.

Other Elegant Combinations

Variety of pink peonies arranged in glass vase

These aren’t the only florals that look stunning as part of a high-end faux peony arrangement. Other honorable mentions include lilies and Ranunculus. These combinations complement the peonies while also adding more dimension and unique shapes.

For added greenery, consider eucalyptus. The eucalyptus leaves perfectly complement the peonies, creating a harmonious blend of floral and greenery.

Choose a Complementary Vase

Finally, we can’t overlook the importance of choosing the right vase for your peony arrangement. These are very versatile blooms that can look equally stunning in a low-footed glass vase, classic cylinder vase, or large urn. The shape of these florals also complements different types of vases, including square and round vases.

The vase you choose ultimately depends on the look you desire.

Hand-Crafted Peony Arrangements

If there's one downside to fresh-cut peony arrangements, it is that they flourish for only a few weeks each year.

Our everlasting peony arrangements in vases are ideal if you want a romantic display that's always in full bloom and never fades. These realistic floral arrangements look like they're fresh from the garden year-round.

Shop our selection of high-end faux floral arrangements, including peony arrangements, from Winward Home.

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