12 Flower Containers with Flair
You’ll want to put those plain glass flower vases away for good once you see these unique ideas for displaying flowers. Many of these flower arrangements would make nice gifts, too.
Try any of the following, or let them inspire you to create your own unique alternatives to traditional flower vases.
- Natural stumps make a pretty rustic container for flowers, especially on a porch or patio. Just carve out a log, or find one that has a natural crevice, and insert your vase of flowers.
- Vintage toys are a fun ways to display small bunches of flowers. Hunt yard sales and antique shops for fun finds.
- Tiny egg cups can hold a bloom each. Group them together for a charming display.
- Mason jars always make pretty containers for flowers. Hold out for the new tinted versions for lovely alternatives to glass flower vases.
- A tight-woven basket in a unique shape can give your cut flowers a lovely look. Make sure to line the basket with plastic or use a small vase to keep moisture at bay.
- Wind thick twine around a coffee can or sturdy bowl for a crafty display that will match any home decor.
- Take a second hand globe and cut it in half. Each half can then be used to create a place for flower displays.
- Fill a tea kettle half full of water and insert your stems either through the spout or top.
- Use a glass pitcher for a flower container, but to make it fabulous, first line it with cut slices of lemon or orange, which will add to the experience of both sight and smell.
- Vintage tea tins are tall enough to make for interesting flower vase alternatives.
- Line a clean take out container with exotic blooms.
- A red enamel bucket or striped pitcher would provide a bright companion to an array of pretty blossoms.
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