Tag: Fresh and Renewed

fresh and renewed – crockery inkwell

October 2, 2013

For our Fresh and Renewed post today we have another Aberfoyle Antique Market find, a crockery inkwell. The moment I spied this little gem I had visions of a mini flower arrangements full of texture and large blooms. I’m sad to report that the…

fresh and renewed – waxed paper yogurt cup

September 24, 2013

This past Sunday, Deb and I took a little road trip to the Aberfoyle Antique Market to search for some props for an upcoming project, as well as to find containers to repurpose for vases for this weekly column. We had a lot of…

fresh and renewed – antique glass bottles

September 10, 2013

I started collecting antique glass bottles back in my scuba diving days. A friend of mine got me into scrounge diving for bottles and we would spend hours underwater searching under rocks and in muck up to our elbows for glass bottles. All the…

fresh and renewed – canadian honey tin

September 4, 2013

Old vintage tins are very popular, I started collecting them a few months back and have already shared a one Fresh and Renewed post using them as a vase. You can find that posts here. For today’s post I used a vintage Canadian Honey…

fresh and renewed – twine wrapped mason jar

August 28, 2013

We are back in the studio today for this week’s Fresh and Renewed flower post. Last week I created an arrangement with flowers grown in our garden at home. This week I’m using locally grown organic flowers in a little mason jar that has…

fresh and renewed – vintage pyrex mug

August 13, 2013

Last week was super busy and my focus was 100% on weddings and flower studio, so that left no time for blogging, sorry! I hope things will be back on track this week. For today’s Fresh and Renewed I wanted to share with you…

fresh and renewed – terracotta wine cooler

July 23, 2013

Since starting this Fresh and Renewed column I have been on the search for new vessels to repurpose into vases, for today’s post I found a old terracotta wine cooler that was the prefect size for creating a large arrangement for an outdoor party…

fresh and renewed – recycled glass oil bottle

July 16, 2013

There are so many vessels and containers in our kitchens that can be repurposed into vases; have a good look at the items you are considering discarding as they could become beautiful flower vases. For today’s Fresh and Renewed flower post I found a…

fresh and renewed – nellie’s laundry soda tin

July 9, 2013

For today’s Fresh and Renewed post we bring you something new, a cool laundry soda tin from Nellie’s All Natural. Deb, my amazing sidekick and partner in floral chaos, brought in this tin so it could be reused for floral arranging fun! Although it…

fresh and renewed – antique muffin tins

July 2, 2013

Our Fresh and Renewed column is all about inspiring you to find new purposes for very day objects, old and new, that would normally be discarded, stored in a cupboard or thrown out.  And we found the perfect objects for today’s post while thrifting at…

Fresh and Renewed – Betty Anne Peanut Crunch Tin

June 25, 2013

I have recently started collecting tin containers for arranging flowers in. While out thrifting I was pleasantly surprised to happen upon a Vintage turquoise Betty Anne Peanut Crunch Tin; pleasantly surprised by the fact that the tin had the name Betty Anne on it…

fresh and renewed – vintage keiller milk glass jars

June 18, 2013

This week’s Fresh and Renewed vintage James Keiller and Son marmalade jars are coming to you all they way from Dundee, Scotland. Keiller’s marmalade was first produced in Scotland in 1797 and by the late 19th century their preserves were shipped all over the world. They are believed to be…

fresh and renewed – monschau mustard jar

May 28, 2013

Whenever we visit Germany, we always try to squeeze in a trip to Monschau, a charming little village in the Eifel region of western Germany. The narrow, cobblestone streets are lined with 300 year old half-timbered houses and, the entrance to the village is gated; you need a residence pass…