Category Archives: In a Vase on Monday

In a Vase on Monday: Over and Out

Today’s vase is quite alien compared to any I have produced before but that’s purely down to the content: a bearded iris. I am not against irises altogether, having others which have been included in vases over the years, but … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: a Habit of Decades

The freshness and prettiness of this vase still takes me by surprise as I observe it whilst writing – there is something about the pink of the sweet peas offset by the white and greens that gives the impression of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Victoria’s Secret

Having used the tulips I gave my Mum for last week’s IAVOM it seems ages, albeit only a fortnight, since I created a Monday vase myself and I was looking forward to having a greater variety of blooms to choose … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: Time Travelling Tulips

These tulips were picked very early on Friday morning, wrapped tightly in damp newspaper, and travelled 400+ miles with us to my Mum’s – not quite as far as, however, as the lily of the valley Younger Sister had parcelled … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Ballad of the Blue Heron

Remembering that tulips tend not to need any additional frippery when in a vase, IAVOM today is purely that: tulips. Three stems of lily flowered Ballade and three of fringed tulip Blue Heron, displayed in matching blue glass bottles of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Easter Island

When I saw this ‘desktop’ Easter Island figure on the website from which I was ordering some troughs, and at only a couple of pounds, it was inevitable that it would be snapped up as a potential prop for Monday … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Harlequin

I am not going to make any sort of apology for including tulips in my Monday vase again as we have learned by now that this is an occupational hazard in spring for northern hemisphere Monday vase makers – but … Continue reading

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