Make a Lemon Vase Centerpiece

Brighten up your table with this simple vase centerpiece using fresh flowers and lemons.

a lemon vase with flowers is one of our simple backyard party ideas


  • Knife
  • Lemons (5 or 6 for large jar; 1 for small jar)
  • Cutting board
  • 64-oz. or 16-oz. glass jar
  • Water
  • Flowers
  • Butter knife

For small jar:

  1. Cut lemon into 3/8"-thick slices.
  2. Arrange four slices in jar so that they are pressed up against glass. Keep them in place as best you can and add flowers. Use butter knife to press slices back into place. Add more slices as desired.
  3. Fill jar ¾ of the way with water.