6 May 2013

Flowers and Vintage Flickr Group - More Unusual Containers

Here are some more Unusual Containers from my Flickr group Flowers and Vintage. I just love the inventiveness and creativity in the different choices of containers that people have made for their flower arrangements.   

Light blue
Image by Ingrid Henningsson for Of Spring and Summer

I particularly like the jug with the Art Deco pattern on the side and the plain galvanized bucket is charming. The French re-cycled 'confitures' jar is also divine. 

I also like how even the most simple and plain flower looks so good in a little bit of a different container rather than a boring glass vase. Enjoy!

Image by Barbara Carroll

Galvanized + Hydrangeas
Image by Heather Anderson at Post Road Vintage

Catherine Grassin Hart Photography - Still life
Image by Catherine Grassin Hart at Catherine Grassin Hart Photography

french bucket
Image by Jill Burgess at Bailiwick Studio

Image by Svetlana Stoyanova at Svetlana Stoyanova Photography

confiture jar
Image by Ivy at Grace & Ivy

Annabelle 4
Image by Silvia Houben at Cosiness

Image by Sytske 72

Variegated Pittosporum
Image by Ingrid Henningsson for Of Spring and Summar


I hope you have found some inspiration among all the different containers.


All the images are from my Flickr group Flowers and Vintage and they all link back to Flickr and the photographers blog or website.

If you interested you are welcome to join my Flickr group Flowers and Vintage. Click on the link - join as a member and submit your images. I have very few rules - the only ones are that the images has to contain flowers and some vintage or retro items.


I'll be back later in the week with another book review. See you then.

Ingrid  x


Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

Hi Ingrid,
I am sooo glad other people use random containers as "vases" too. I find regular vases very common and not inspiring. I think a vessel should be part of the flower arrangement itself. I have to admit, I used a very beautiful and odd shaped basket that was made in Thailand as a "trash can" in our study (to disguise its real purpose), but then one day, I decided to use it as a "vessel" for a flower arrangement. I loved the way the arrangement turned out. I find it fun to use containers for purposes other than what they are intended for. I like to do that in my garden too. Thanks for sharing those beautiful pictures.

Cyndi Murdoch said...

I've been loving old galvanized containers lately. There's lots of inspiration here!

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