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Tropical Submersible Centerpiece

Project type: centerpiece

Submerged Flower Centerpieces are a gorgeous and easy arrangement for any DIY bride.  Real touch artificial flowers and leafs are a great way to create lasting, affordable arrangements.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Gather together your materials.  You will need 3 clear glass cylinder vases, 3 floating candles, 3 submersible LED lights, vase filler, and a variety of artificial tropical flowers from Afloral.com.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 1: Fill the bottoms of each glass vase with approximately 2-3” of vase filler.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 2: Turn on the LED Floralytes and push them into the vase filler.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 3: Use more vase filler to cover the candle base, but leave the light bare. 

Submersible Flower Centerpiece
Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 4: Use the wire cutters to clip the stems from the leaves.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece
Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 5: Bend the wire leaves into a circle and place in the vase.  
- The Artificial Bamboo Leaf Spray goes into the smallest vase
- The Philodendron Leaf goes into the medium size vase
- The Banana Leaf goes into the largest vase.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece
Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 6: Use wire cutters to cut a Phalaenopsis flower head from the stems and put into the medium size vase above the leaf.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 7: Fill all three vases with water, leaving enough room at the top for a floating candle (approximately 4”)

Tip: Arrange the centerpiece on large tropical leaves in the center of the table before you add the water.  Once the water is added the arrangement becomes very heavy.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 8: Arrange the remaining Orchids and the Ginger spray in the largest vase.  Add the hanging Bamboo stem to the largest vase and drape the Bamboo over the side.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece
Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Step 9: Place the floating candles in the smaller of the three vases and light.

Submersible Flower Centerpiece
Submersible Flower Centerpiece

Use the remaining Orchid flower heads to decorate the table.  This arrangement will add romantic lighting for your guest’s tables and looks beautiful with any real touch flower you pick!

If you make your own submersible arrangement with Afloral.com artificial flowers we'd love to see it, please share on Instagram with hashtag #Afloral.