Living Flowers

Foam Free Mantle Vase Arrangement – Vintage Flower Arranging

These 1930’s Arthur Wood mantle vases are so on trend at the moment especially for arranging flowers without using floral foam.

These popular containers were used my many housewife’s during the 1930’s to arrange garden grown flowers. Constance Spry encourages everyone to pick from the garden, hedgerows or woodland and enjoy arranging them in a variety of vases and vessels. As using less floral foam in arrangements is becoming more and more popular these containers are now a much needed item in the flower arrangers collection.

These styles of container are ideal for using to hold all those delicate, soft stemmed flowers, typical of the Spring season. Container Arthur Woods Mantle Vase Fresh Flowers from the garden Bluebells Forget Me Knots Senecio Foliage Ivy Foliage Fresh Flowers – Commercially grown Butterfly Ranunculus Penstemon Thlaspi – Lepidium or Green Bells Wax Flower Daucus – wild Carrot