Thursday, June 11, 2015

Mason Jar Bouquets

 

 

 

There are many things starting to bloom in my yard and garden that I can turn into pretty and simple bouquets for the many types of mason jars in my collection. I like to take a casual bunch of flowers that are picked at random and place them in a mason jar; clear or colored, for something simple and sweet. At this time of year there is always a jar of flowers on my table in the kitchen and it makes me happy every time I enter the room.

I use branches cut from the trees and bushes that line the edges of my yard as filler and pick a variety of flowers; annuals, perennials and even wildflowers found in the woods. I have even been known to put a germanium bloom in the mixture for a perfect splash of red. If you pick just a bloom or two from different plants, it doesn't deplete the beauty, but makes a pretty and colorful bouquet.

 

Wildflowers

 

 

An assortment of perennials

 

 

Daisies with a bit of raffia tied to the jar

 

 

 

And to add to my cutting garden this year, I have added pots of zinnias and cosmos scattered here and there that will grow tall and provide even more sweet and colorful blooms.

Happy gardening!

 

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12 comments:

  1. Beautiful blooms:) Enjoy your day dear friend, HUGS!

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  2. So pretty I need to do a bit more planting tis the season...

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  3. I love this time of year, when bouquets of pretties are sprinkled around the house!

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  4. These are so pretty. I love mason jars. They really say "summer" to me. Enjoy your weekend!

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  5. Vicki, these are all just beautiful! What a great idea to use the Mason jars.

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  6. Looks like "Flower Tweaking" is your favorite game too!
    Fresh flowers inside is the best!

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  7. So pretty! There's nothing like a bouquet in a Mason jar.

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  8. Daisies and Mason jars seem like the perfect combo! And, the look definitely says summer!

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  9. Love your simply elegant bouquets! I'd love for you to share this outdoor post on Tuesday's Maple Hill Hop!

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  10. So pretty and tres whimsical Vicki! Thanks for sharing!
    XO Barbara

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  11. Such beautiful arrangements! It's making me want to go outside and clip some flowers in my yard.

    XO,
    Christine

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