Category Archives: In a Vase on Monday

In a Vase on Monday: Spike Revisited

In the very early days of IAVOM I posted a vase entitled ‘Spike’, which I described as the ‘simplest and easiest and somehow the most satisfying of vases on a Monday so far’; since then I have put together many … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: More Teeny Tiny

Another teeny tiny vase on Monday for me, and despite trying several alternatives I am still using the little Bretby Pottery jug I used in the anniversary post, giving an arrangement a mere 10cm (4″) tall. The jug is filled … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Oddments

On this grey, damp and drizzly Monday, a day that many people in the UK would consider to be a typical November one, contenders for a vase were few and far between and the result really is a collection of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Much Too Strong for Phantasie

Dear love, for nothing less than thee Would I have broke this happy dreame; It was a theame For reason, much too strong for phantasie, Therefore thou wak’d’st me wisely; yet My dream thou brok’st not, but continued’st it.from ‘The … Continue reading

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Six Years of In a Vase on Monday: Wotcher Shortie!

Welcome to the sixth anniversary of In a Vase on Monday! Approximately 312 vases later, the meme seems to be as popular as ever amongst both vase makers and vase viewers, irreversably changing both the viewpoints and habits of many … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Clara, Dorothy and Phyllis Come to Tea

I am sure I have brought other lovelies to tea on a previous Monday morning, but today it is the turn of Dahlia ‘Dorothy Rose’, Chrysanthemum ‘Clara Curtis’ and Salvia ‘Phyllis Fancy’, nipped at their heels by Antirrhinum ‘Liberty Classic … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Not Fade Away

Just a quick vase from me today, and a straight copy of a posy I gave to a friend a few days ago: a spent hydrangea head and 3 sprigs of Persicaria ‘Red Dragon’, the green, red and pink markings … Continue reading

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