Dahlias have long been one of my favorite flowers alongside garden roses and peonies. I love that there are so many different types and a very large variety of colors. However the style I gravitate towards most is the stunning Cafe au Lait dahlia. They are so fluffy and the most perfect shade of white and pink. I have had issues with these flowers drooping rather quickly, so it is key to keep them in a cooler room of the house and keep changing out the water everyday (they love deep cold water) I have found that making the arrangement just a bit taller helps too.
Now that we are slowly creeping into Fall I wanted to make an arrangment that reflected the slight change in the season. The combination of cafe au lait and orange dahlias, with soft mini garden roses and leafy purple branches is very vibrant, but still has an overall light feel. I just placed everything in a medium sized glass vase for a more casual look, which looks great on the coffee table!