Inkpots and foraged autumnal finds

img_1626I coveted these little inkpots when I saw them on an auction site. They will make perfect bud vases during the months when buds are available, but until then I am going to use them for hedgerow snippets, short sprays of evergreens, berry-laden twigs and sprigs of holly. In a month or two, first snowdrops and then muscari will undoubtedly find their way into these darling inkpots. Is anyone else looking forward to seeing the first snowdrops as much as I am?img_1628

In a Vase on Monday is hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, and I do recommend having a look at her page to see hers and links to all the other vases created by garden bloggers across the world today.


19 thoughts on “Inkpots and foraged autumnal finds

  1. I have a number of the inkpots too and there is invariably one on the kitchen window sill with a snippet of some sort, often leftovers from a Monday vase. Your photos show how versatile they are and how stylish they can be – thanks for sharing

  2. I too would be dreaming of uses for those fabulous little pots! Oh and I read snowdrop as snowflake and thought NO! I am done with that nonsense. But upon closer inspection I was nodding my head and saying “yes!”

  3. Lovely use of the little pots, and the hues of the snippets are perfect with them. But snowdrops will be even better when they arrive… 😉

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