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Throwing a party? Whether it's a tea for two or a full-blown dinner party extravaganza make sure you don't forget the flowers. A floral arrangement is the easy-win finishing touch to every soiree. And, it's not tricky to recreate yourself. Really.
All it takes are some cool receptacles (think: thrift store vases), in-season flowers, a teensy bit of patience, and the step-by-step instructions from London florist Sarah Cooper-White of Poppies & Peonies. Throwing a tea party? An antique rose bouquet is just the thing. Having your friends over for cocktails on Friday? No problem, a gorgeous floral display makes the perfect centre piece to your chips and dips. We guarantee you'll never go without a flower in your apartment again.
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We’re on board with Andy Williams, it really is the most wonderful time of the year. Parties, family time, food galore: We love it all. While gift giving (and receiving — it’s okay to be greedy sometimes!) can be a total thrill (i.e., finding perfect presents for your fave loved ones), excitement goes straight out read