| pineapple | flowers |
| step 1 |
| step 2 |
the cut to about a half inch below the start of the leaf line.
| step 3 |
this by cutting in a circle around the edges, then make four
boxes using one horizontal and one vertical cut (as shown
below). next, carefully hold the pineapple while cutting out the
inside. this can easily be done by holding the knife
diagonally. you can use a spoon to scoop out any remaining fruit.
the fruit does not have to come out in pretty chunks. please be
careful when removing. because i hacked away at the inside fruit,
i stored it in the freezer to use in smoothies later. (recipes to
| step 4 |
* you may need to cut the stems to fit, depending on pineapple
and flower stem size.
* do not add water to the pineapple, it will leak through. if you
are planning to have these flowers sit in the pineapple vase for
an extended period of time, please purchase a small vase that
fits inside the pineapple to properly contain the water.
* i placed stems and leaves from my bouquet around the centerpiece for a more tropical feel.