Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Easy Flowers for the Shavuot Table

Aside from the cheesecake, Shavuot is all about flowers...we decorate our home and synagogue with flowers and greens because when the Jews stood at the foot of Mount Sinai (in awe, awaiting the granting of the Torah) it was carpeted with greens and sweet smelling flowers. 

The best spot for flowers is on the table—perfect if you're hosting any of the meals for Shavuot. Here is a little inspiration for beautiful table settings that will make you look like a professional florist, even if you're not!
So easy...grab a handful of the same color tulips from the supermarket and pop them into clear glass containers. Don't mix them with any other flower or greens or you'll ruin this effect. Photo: left, right
Snip a few sprigs from your garden or a pot of flowers and slip onto a napkin.
Photo: left, right

Buying potted flowers for the deck or patio? They'll be perfect on the holiday table.
Photo: right

Spring is the perfect season to celebrate Shavuot with flowers!

2 comments:

  1. Beautiful--last year at this time you were here sharing Shavuot ideas with the ladies of St. Louis and since then I know there have been lots of people using your good advice from making paper flowers to using floral foam. Truly, I think a lot of tables will be more beautiful here this year because of you!

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    1. Aw--thanks so much. (I loved coming to St Louis!)

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