Plus de Nouvelles à l’Ancienne …Floral Friday

Images are clickable.

Images are clickable.

I had such a good response for “Nouveau dans la Vieille” a couple of weeks ago, that I decided to do something similar for today.  The containers are oldies, the contents are of contemporary styling.  Perhaps you could call these post-post-modern.

An obviously old, late 1940s Haeger swan vase provides the base for an Outer Space inspired solitaire with an evergreen sprigs surround.  The idea is so off-the-wall, that it works well.


This late 1960s USA Originals “J” planter is the perfect home for an ultra-contemporary Ikebana inspired planting. Something about this composition reminds me of the old cartoon series, “The Jetsons”.


I have long used a light blue Red Wing space age cubist planter as a holder for pillar candles.  I decided to revive the early 1960s container with another forward design.  I’ve named this one “Succulent with Friends”.

These are just a few of the ways we can re-envision our approach to things and creatively recycle.

mini-moiThe Blue Jay of Happiness has something from Alexander Pope, today.  “In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.”

About swabby429

An eclectic guy who likes to observe the world around him and comment about those observations.
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