T his elegant and surprisingly simple Christmas centerpiece was designed by florist Michael George, the artistic director of FlowerSchool New York. George used tulips and cedar branches dc brushless motor, though the arrangement would look equally beautiful with paperwhites, chamomile blooms, pompoms, carnations, Gerbera daisies, or roses combined with holly, juniper, or pine branches. To learn how to make your own centerpiece, follow our easy step-by-step instructions data backup.

Text by Lauren Salkeld; photos by Steven Torres

Florist Michael George is known for his monochromatic and monofloral arrangements. George, the artistic director of FlowerSchool New York, is the author of Simply Elegant Flowers with Michael George.

Founded by Eileen Johnson, FlowerSchool New York offers all levels of flower-arranging instruction with classes taught by world-renowned florists, including Michael George curcumin, Chris Giftos, Remco van Vliet, and Cas Trap.