Flower Basket of Yellow Tulips

LAST UPDATED: Feb 14, 2020 | PUBLISHED: Mar 10, 2015 | By: Julie Blanner

A Flower Basket makes a beautiful gift or centerpiece. Filled with yellow tulips this easy flower arrangement makes a gorgeous spring statement.

flower basket filled with yellow tulips

I love working with tulips – they’re accessible, easy to work with and only get more beautiful with time. They’re so effortless and remind me of my mother’s garden.

You can find them year round at stores like Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, your local grocer and of course, florist. You can learn more about where to buy flowers here. Tulips are especially plentiful at grocery stores across the nation in spring.

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Spring always brings plenty of opportunities to entertain – showers, brunch, Easter and Mother’s Day are just a few of my favorite occasions. This Flower Basket of yellow tulips also make the perfect birthday flowers! In addition, this flower basket of yellow tulips would make the sweetest get well gift!

They’re a beautiful addition for any special occasion.

You’ll want to pin this easy flower basket tutorial for later!

Step by step instructions to create a flower basket with yellow tulips in just 10 minutes!

Yellow Tulips

The meaning of tulips is endless love. Yellow Tulips used to signify hopeless love but it has evolved through the years. Yellow Tulips are known to evoke “cheerfulness”. They are also known for hope. Yellow has become synonymous with friendship.

They are available in a range of hues from soft yellow to bright yellow. Yellow Tulips are also available in a number of varieties.

flower basket of yellow tulips

Did you know that I have an array of flower arranging tutorials? I break each of them down with step-by-step photos, tips, and often video! You can find them all in my flowers category here!

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Some of my favorite flower arrangements to date include:

yellow tulips flower basket

Flower Basket Ingredients

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How to Make a Flower Basket

  1. Fill a shallow dish that fits within your basket with water. how to make a flower basket
  2. Using clear floral tape, make a grid, securing the tape to the edges of your basket. how to make a flower basket
  3. Remove the lower leaves of your yellow tulips, leaving the upper leaves for a little added greenery. Divide blooms into large, medium and small {usually yet to open}. flower basket tutorial
  4. To make your flower basket, start in the center, working your way out, measure each tulip from the bottom of the dish to where you want the bloom, cut the stem at an angle and insert into the grid. Start with the dozen of tulips with the largest blooms. diy flower basket
  5. Next, fill in with your medium blooms, turning the basket to ensure it’s full. how to make a flower basket
  6. Fill in any nooks with your smallest blooms and enjoy! arranging yellow tulips

See how easy it is to make a flower basket? I’d love to see yours!

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