fresh and renewed – georgian bay dairy waxed milk carton

October 9, 2013

A couple of weeks ago I introduced you to a vintage waxed containers I repurposed into a vase, I have another waxed container for you today.

A waxed milk carton from Georgian Bay Dairy from Owen Sound, Ontario. Not sure of the date on this milk carton but I can tell it is vintage from the three digit phone number of the dairy printed on the front, phone 477.

This milk carton was another Aberfoyle Antique Market find – I was drawn to the orange font, it’s perfect condition and the fact that it is from Owen Sound, Ontario dairy. I have a lot of family from Owen Sound so it is a nice keepsake.

For the design, I love combining orange, pink and red together for fall so the orange font on the carton inspired the floral arrangement.

The Vase – Waxed Milk Carton


The Flowers

  • Safflower
  • Grevilla
  • Pink Spray Roses
  • Black Magic Roses
  • Blue Viburnum Berries
  • Red Hypericum Berries
  • Red Ranunculus

The Design Process


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The Finished Floral Design

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