Naked Flowers!

Okay, so. Two of my girlfriends had birthdays yesterday–scroll down if you missed it, okay?

Now, when you have a lot of friends (I can’t help that I’m so popular), you can’t afford to buy each and every one of them a pair of really expensive White Gold Hoops for HANUKKAH.
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So, in order to make them feel special, I put together a small but very beautiful gift for two very beautiful girls!

Naturally, I headed over to Pearl’s blog (find it here) for some inspiration–I knew I could find an idea for something super duper nice but yet easy and do-it-yourselfy.

I was right.

One time, Pearl gave me these flowers below (I think I had her over for dinner that night, or something.) She called them naked flowers in her blog.

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Naked flowers. It just means cutting the leaves off so that the stems fit nicely in the vase and also gives the flowers a very clean and uniform look. Right!?

So I decided that I would give Courtney and Bailey a bouquet of naked flowers (not to be confused with naked showers, although I’m sure both of them would have LOVED that…)

So. I LOVE hydrangeas. I think they are super classic looking. Madonna disagrees though (she loathes hydrangeas, remember?)

Following Pearl’s advice, I cut the leaves off and arranged four stems of hydrangeas in a lovely vase, finished off with a pretty white ribbon! I mean, it almost looks professional! (Add floral arranging to the list of things I’m good at…)

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Look how nice they look on my coffee table! I should’ve kept one for myself!

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Beautiful, right!? So fetch.

Enjoy your naked flowers!

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