Eric Buterbaugh

How to Save Cash on Flowers

September 29, 2010 at 6:32 pm , by

Salma Hayek[1]

I love flowers (lilacs are my sentimental fave) so it’s a shame that I don’t keep them in the house more often. To be honest, money is a factor. I can’t count how many times I’ve dropped $10-$15 on a simple bouquet, only to watch it drop all its petals within a couple days. Wah-wah.

That’s why I talked to floral designer to the stars Eric Buterbaugh, who’s serving as head judge on Logo’s new reality show, The Arrangement. Watch the series, premiering October 4, to see 10 designers battle it out in extreme floral challenges.

While Eric specializes in elaborate creations for the Hollywood A-list, from Halle Berry to Salma Hayek (the above design was made for her), he really wants everyone to enjoy the beauty of flowers: “They make your space a happier place.” Here, his tips for getting the most blooms for your buck. Read more