How to Arrange Simple Ikebana
Ikebana is a Japanese art form that creates serenely beautiful, yet deceptively simple, flower arrangements. It is a practice that is nearly 500 years old. Translated, it means "flowers kept alive," an apt phrase for flower arranging. The bouquets are stunning pieces of home decor. Yet ikebana is not just a way of arranging flowers; it's also a meditation practice. While there are many forms of ikebana, you need just a few tips to get started.