From Dior’s opulent million-flower wall to the humble bouquet from our grandmother’s garden bed, it’s no question: floral displays pack a punch to the senses. So today, we decided to show you how to repurpose everyday vintage pieces as vessels fit for the best of the garden.
Take a look at this inspiring ideas!
An enamelware colander is a perfect vessel for a kitchen-inspired arrangement featuring tomatoes, kales, oregano, chamomile, and sage.
Assorted tea tins provide graphic punch thanks to sweet, retro labels. However, antique tins might come with a crack or two, so prevent leaks by using flower foam or popping a smaller vase inside before adding flowers and water.
Because vintage teakettles were made to hold water, they’re a natural fit for dropping in an arrangement.
RETRO BIKE BASKET
An antique bike with a flower-filled bike basket is the perfect welcome piece for any event or even a beautiful addition to the garden.
Everyday 8-ounce mason jars is a metal milk carrier make for an easy and portable piece. Place clear tape across the mouth of each jar in a grid pattern to keep blooms upright and evenly spaced.
The wide mouths of galvanized pails, like this vintage minnow bucket, inspire abundance.
Give a crusty old toolbox a pretty purpose. The low height makes this ideal for an outdoor centerpiece.
An old hanging scale can handle a load of blooms and makes for a clever, porch-friendly alternative to a hanging basket.
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