Instead of buying a present why not make it and give a personal stamp in it. Those of you who love flowers and have a sense of colors maybe could reconsider flower arrangement with Layered sand in a glass vase.
Basically what you need is a couple of colored sandbags, glass vase, and some nice flower which will not cost you more than $20. The choice of vase depends on space where it should be placed and type of flower, so don’t exaggerate with size.
After you have bought it only your imagination is limit. Just put the vase in front of you and from different directions pour sand in the vase, don’t forget to change colors.
My method is to choose no more than four colors, and colors are always three shades of basic color and one distinctive.
This is not the only method, but you could also always experiment with colors. For example, you could choose ten cold colors or ten bright colors, everything is on you.
Don’t be afraid to spill some sand aside vase, sand is not expensive. Only one rule should be followed: Sand with bigger stones should be on top. This is because nicer sand will fall down and hide bigger sand.
There is a whole variety of sands which you could use. The biggest impression makes glass stones sand because it shines brighter, also natural sand can be very nice.
And finally flower, or maybe in the beginning, you should not forget that colors of flower should follow colors of sand and vice versa. Some additional elements like shells or twig also can add additional value and enhance the impression.