Last year at the Amy Butler talk I really enjoyed seeing the pictures of little vases with flowers picked from her garden. She talk about just picking a spring and putting them in a little vase to enjoy and look at. I've been trying to do this and its made me look much more at the composition of a sprig. I admire Vanessa's work and also have a Richard Spare print in the living room. I like the simplicity of their work. The other day Pam posted about picking a bucket full of flowers and her blog made me think, as it always does, about picking more from the garden. I like the simple way she displays flowers that even I can mange. I do not have a big garden and my gardening technique involves buying lots of plants form the market, putting them all in and hoping for the best. They will either live or they wont! So the upshot of all this is that today I picked some flowers, not a bucket but a jug. I love putting flowers in this blue jug. Its not too big and seems to suit lots of things esp daffodils.
I saw a button on a blog the other day the said " Show us your jugs" which is the sort of things to make me snigger, so I am showing you one of mine.
The other pots are some flowers picked by my 2 year old while walking the dog and the on the walk home form school my 4year old picked big daisies.