in a vase on monday

I haven’t created a floral arrangement in a long time since absolutely nothing is green or blooming at this time of year.  So, I thought I’d use some faux pines to create an arrangement that will take me through the duration of winter.

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While not exactly a vase, this over sized bottle makes a quiet statement and fills an empty corner in the dining room.  Because the opening of the bottle is quite small, it greatly limits how much can be used in the arrangement.

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So, it’s simply three branches of faux pines with pine cones attached to complete the look.

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I love using faux pines and pine cones to decorate my home.   In a climate where nothing is green, or will be blooming until March, to me, they are the flowers of winter.

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Can you believe it’s 2019 tomorrow?  Wishing everyone health, happiness and a very prosperous New Year!

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Linking with Cathy at Rambling in the Garden  for “In a Vase on Monday”.

 

 

5 thoughts on “in a vase on monday

    1. Thank you Ali! I suppose this is a “cheater” vase since everything is faux and required no skill to arrange. But we simply have nothing green or flowering unless it’s coming from the grocery store. And when you grow your own flowers, I’m too cheap to buy them in the winter. By February or March, I often cave in and purchase some potted daffodils when I can’t take it any longer. I wish winters were not so severe here, but they are what they are, which is why I choose to hibernate and reemerge with the snow drops and crocus.
      Happy New Year!

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    1. Thank you Kris. Best part of this arrangement is that it doesn’t need any water. Can’t imagine filling or emptying that jar with water anyways. It will have to keep me in good spirits until spring. I suppose that’s a lot to ask of a simple faux arrangement, but I’ll have your beautiful flowers to gaze at until mine reemerge.

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  1. Thank you Ali! I suppose this is a “cheater” vase since everything is faux and required no skill to arrange. But we simply have nothing green or flowering unless it’s coming from the grocery store. And when you grow your own flowers, I’m too cheap to buy them in the winter. By February or March, I often cave in and purchase some potted daffodils when I can’t take it any longer. I wish winters were not so severe here, but they are what they are, which is why I choose to hibernate and reemerge with the snow drops and crocus.
    Happy New Year!

    Like

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