by By Jonathan Vatner | June 17, 2009

FlowersJaime Geffen of YourBASH! in Santa Monica, Calif. (310-393-2274;, says flowers don't have to be discarded after a single use. Instead, rearrange them (minus any tired-looking blossoms) in new vases for the next day's event. After that, tie up small bunches with ribbons and hand out nosegays as farewell gifts.