Chicago florist Mike Hines has been creating artistic, atypical, not-your-grocery-store-variety arrangements for private clients and upmarket hotels for the past ten years, at his lofty Epoch studio on the West Side.
Love the Easy Paper Bag Vase; Arrange tulips, lilacs, and lisianthus in a wide-mouth vase. Place the vase in a paper bag. Fold the bag down to make a cuff. Secure the bag with pretty ribbon or twine for a fresh from the marketplace look (BHG)