Next, is the floral foam. These foam blocks, often called 'oasis' will be available at your local florist, can be cut to the size of your container and provide support for stems that can be pushed into the block.
Soak the foam block in water, so that your flowers stay fresh, pick out your favorite blooms, a sharp pair of scissors and get started.
Foliage and Fillers
Adding a touch of foliage can not only add an element of contrast in terms of color, it can also help to fill the gaps. Fillers can be used to spruce up the arrangement and add volume and width; baby's breath centerpieces is one such example.