Dramatic welcome arrangements catch guests' attention and invite them to sign in. To reach great heights, pair tall vessels with long-stemmed flora. This burst of bayberry, foxtail lily, green pokeweed, and cosmos is filled out with ranunculus and lisianthus. For a displayable keepsake, let friends write well-wishes in gold-paint pen on a ceramic guest book. The Details: Astier de Villatte "Citrouille" vase and open book (astierdevillatte.com for stores).