A graceful collection of garden-inspired blossoms flows freely with its modern styling, yet the arrangement is reminiscent of an old master's painting. Roses, tulips, stocks, Delphiniums, Queen Anne's lace, dusty miller, and ivy.
Lilac's subtle color variations are perfect for creating painterly, layered arrangements. Gather blooms in two or more hues and group them by color gradation in a heavy vase. Retain some of the leaves on the shortest stems -- they'll form a bottom border of green.