Today I made my first attempt at "proper" flower arranging: by which I mean, I tried to achieve an effect, and picked plants for that purpose. Here's the result:
The flowers are bluebells mixed with Bellis perennis "Habanera Rose"; the foliage is from a Lonicera, the name of which escapes me.
I don't think what I've ended up with is amazing as such, but it's definitely better than I've ever done before by just dropping flowers in a vase. So I'm keeping a record of it here, to try and work out what (this time) I did right.