In a Vase on Monday: Sugar and Spice (and all things nice)

It is one of those grey, wet, chill days, where venturing further than just outside the back door is not at all appealing. Nevertheless I managed to find a few items without getting wet so that I could join Cathy at Rambling in the Garden again for a Monday vase.

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This dear little sugar bowl was the inspiration for today’s vase, along with some cinnamon sticks which still haven’t been put to good use. The crystalized sugar next to the vase is perfect for adding to spiced winter teas too.

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Some silver fir, hellebores, heuchera leaves, beech twigs and a few violas from the patio were enough to create a small but satisfying arrangement, with little time on hand!

This will probably be my last vase of 2015, as I will be away next week. So thank you to Cathy for the inspiration and encouragement, and especially your dedication in hosting this meme.

I’ll be posting one more time this week, but for all those too busy to drop by again, and to my fellow Monday vasers:

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

 

45 thoughts on “In a Vase on Monday: Sugar and Spice (and all things nice)

  1. It is amazing that you could find so much without venturing much past your back door Cathy – they make such a perfect seasonal scene! Merry Christmas to you – do enjoy your week away.

  2. Now I thought that the sugar was hailstones Cathy and was admiring your tenacity. I like the contrast of the hellebores against the heuchera leaves – a most pleasing effect.

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