Is it just us, or does everyone secretly want to live in a house constantly overflowing with stunning floral arrangements? Since most of us don’t have a substantial floral budget, figuring out how to whip up a beautiful bouquet of your own with affordable blooms is of high priority. We tapped Maurice Harris from Bloom & Plume—one of our favorite LA-based florists—for a simple yet impactful arrangement tutorial. (He also drops major knowledge that’ll ensure your flowers last as long as possible.) Watch him in action.