Designers of contemporary collections often combine flowers with fruits to make their arrangements good enough to eat, an abundance of fragrant sweet peas displayed in a vase full of strawberries give a terrific look to any summer dinner party. Slices of limes and lemons work wonderfully with white roses to give a clean crisp effect. Miniature trees, stripped of their leaves and replaced by single heads of pastel shades of asters provide an interesting focal point for a large room.
Compact contemporary designs made to sit on coffee tables or shelving units arranged in deep colored stylish vases have maximum impact when packed with white roses and steel colors. Stunning bouquets comprising of clusters of the brightest yellow roses and separate clusters of fragrant blue hyacinths divided by folded banana leaves is exquisitely elegant.