Home Decor, Radishes & Roses Centerpiece


Cruise through the produce section the next time you want to create a gorgeous floral arrangement and see what catches your eye


I am always drawn to radishes and swiss chard because of their complementary color contrast of green and pinky reds

radishes JMdesigns.com

To get the most bang in any composition whether you are arranging flowers, staging a vignette or making an artful composition, think about the color wheel

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Colors directly opposite each other on the color wheel are complementary colors, they provide the strongest contrast when used together, and reinforce each other        photo source


I used a mercury glass vase that my SIL gave me last Christmas [West Elm] and put the pink roses in the center


Next in went the swiss chard leaves around the roses

roses with kale and swiss chard thepaintedapron.com

then kale to fill in the gaps

radishes and roses thepaintedapron.com

Radishes tucked in among the roses

radishes and roses 2 thepaintedapron.com

In honor of Breast Cancer month, October, I created this centerpiece for my GO PINK table posting tomorrow

radishes and roses 1 thepaintedapron.com

Be sure to stop by to see the whole table I am setting to honor some very special people in my life and to join Holly at Coconut Heads Survival Guide


For some more unusual centerpiece ideas like this Vegetable Tree click here

vegetable tree 3 thepaintedapron.com

and Red Roses on a Blue Sea here

boat centerpiece thepaintedapron.com

How about some Diaper Roses here

diaper roses centerpiece thepaintedapron.com

The watercolor photos were done with the Apple Waterlogue App

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14 Responses to “Home Decor, Radishes & Roses Centerpiece”
  1. I really need to make a note for myself about this radish/rose bouquet! Love it!!

  2. Mary says:

    Veggie & flower love from me Jenna… produce shopping is a lot more fun when you add flowers in the mix! Love the radishes, roses, kale and swiss chard in your mercury vase 🙂

  3. Kitty says:

    I love your bouquet of roses and radishes, Jenna! The addition of the cookie cutter is the perfect addition for Breast Cancer Awareness month.

  4. Jacqueline says:

    Every one of these are so creative and fun and unusual! I have never thought of swiss chard and radishes!! They are fabulous. I have always used lemons, pomegranates, herbs and artichokes, but you have opened my eyes to other veggies.
    Your diaper roses are so fun too. Great job Jenna!
    Isn’t it wonderful that grocery stores now carry flowers at such reasonable prices? I just love it!

  5. Marigene says:

    So simple, so very beautiful, Jenna!

  6. Debbie says:

    How beautiful and creative.

  7. Velva says:

    OMG those arrangements are so pretty! I have to remember teh color wheel. Thanks!

  8. Madonna says:

    Great job Jenna and so creative.

  9. susie says:

    who would have thought that roses mixed with radishes could be so beautiful together this looks amazing I will have to look at produce more carefully in the future.Susie

  10. Love combining veggies with florals too. The radishes with swiss chardare fresh and creative with the roses! Love the watercolors too. 🙂

  11. lulu says:

    Radishes and roses….I love it though it would be hard to keep my hubby from picking the radishes out of the arrangement as they are one of his favorite things to munch on. I’m going to look at the produce department with a whole new I thanks to you.

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