of the month
lilies for mom
A simple offering for young gift-givers can be customized
to include any of momís favorite hues.
Kids love to give gifts for Motherís Day, and a simple yet
impressive flower presentation can be just what mom needs to
brighten her day. The single lily stem, in a straight-sided bud
vase nestled into a bundle of grasses, is affordable enough for
every child, even in larger families, to pick one. Customize the
individual presentations with lilies of the childís color
choice. Use rubber bands to secure the grasses around the
perimeter of the bud vase, and cover the bands with a pair of
wooden napkin rings, painted to coordinate with the blooms, or a
pretty tie of ribbon.
lily, lily grass (Liriope) and test-tube or
straight-sided cylinder vase from favorite suppliers; wooden
napkin rings from crafts store.
Arrange lily grass around a straight-sided bud vase, and secure with
rubber bands. Conceal the rubber bands with wooden napkin rings or a
coordinating tie of ribbon.
Remove the anthers before the pollen sheds because it will stain the
flowers as well as other surfaces, fabrics and skin.
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