We think of not conforming to conduct, rules, tradition, or modes of philosophy and label it as unorthodox. Well, today I felt rebellious and wanted to break a few rules with floral design.
“Don’t take things for granite.” My best pal actually knew the correct word, but used to say this whenever he wanted to get a reaction from me. The single gerbera daisy tries to steal the show from the granite vase and the geode section in this rocky display.
People don’t plant trees in tall vases. What would it look like if they did? The USA Pottery vase is home to a dwarf seedling.
The idea behind this over-sized wine glass is to break the rule of not hogging a whole bottle of wine. I took the concept a step further by not using the glass for wine at all. It’s a visually attractive way to display potpourri and to concentrate the aroma at the same time.
The Blue Jay of Happiness quotes former Russian President Boris Yeltsin. “We don’t appreciate what we have until it’s gone. Freedom is like that. It’s like air. When you have it, you don’t notice it.”
I won’t take things for granite!