You will need
• White lilies
• Florists’ stub wire
• Florists’ binding tape (gutta percha)
• Bear grass
• Wire cutters
• Cardboard tube from kitchen paper
• Water spray
Beware of pollen
• If you are worried that lily pollen will stain your napkins, tablecloths or clothes, cut the stamens off the lilies with scissors before using the flowers.
• Remember that for safety reasons you should never leave lighted candles unattended.