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It’s Maddy from Somewhere Splendid and Confetti Pop again, which means it’s time for yet another Blooms on a Budget! Today’s arrangement comes from a reader request for affordable arrangements in a black, white, and gold color palette – very chic! Some gorgeous black centered white anemones really bring the graphic look into this arrangement, and the gold whimsical ruscus compliments it with a softer look.

Blooms on a Budget #10 from Somewhere Splendid via the Budget Savvy Bride. Ranunculus, anemones, and gold painted Italian ruscus.

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For this particular Blooms on a Budget arrangement, I used a simple vessel I had on hand. In this arrangement, I combined some white anemones and ranunculus with some Italian Ruscus that I treated with a little gold spraypaint for an extra dose of glam! I love these little arrangements for any sort of elevated, elegant wedding, no matter the season! Since each of these little arrangements won’t take up a ton of space, you could easily add candles, a table runner, or other glitzy details to the center of the table to round out your centerpieces.

If you’re on an extra tight budget, you could make these arrangements even smaller and spread your blooms out among many tiny bud vases. I love the white, black and gold color scheme because it feels elegant and chic. Another way to reduce the cost per arrangement or per table would be to incorporate extra filler pieces such as additional eucalyptus stems or even baby’s breath!

Note that this arrangement uses gold sprayed greenery, which Blooms by the Box does not carry in a pretreated form. Floral safe spray paint can be purchased for $6 or $7, and the amount of paint used by this arrangement is worth very little. The price of the leaves was already rounded up and covers the cost of them if they are spray painted.

As always, I hope you enjoyed this simple arrangement and that it inspires or empowers you to attempt some DIY floral arranging of your own! Do you think you’ll tackle any of the flowers for your big day? If so, I definitely recommend you check out the free guide for DIY Wedding Flowers from our friends at Blooms by the Box!


When working with flowers, make sure you have the following items on hand:

scissors / flower cutters

floral tape


clear floral arranging tape

Happy flower arranging!


This post was brought to you by Blooms by the Box, a fabulous DIY floral resource. Their floral selection is great for brides and party throwers alike because you can buy their catalog of blooms by the bunch rather than in larger lots. Thank you to the team at Blooms by the Box for supporting our Blooms on a Budget series! This post contains affiliate links. 

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Maddy Hague is the blogger behind the nesting blog Somewhere Splendid, which covers crafts, party and home decor, recipes, and more. She is also a co-founder of the new budget-minded wedding and party crafts site, Confetti Pop.

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