WITH A LITTLE IMAGINATION, almost any water-tight container can become an elegant “vase” for flowers. Take, for instance, the soup tureen pictured up top. This antique vessel resides on a games table in my entrance hall. Normally it holds nothing more than air. But this week, florist Erin Brady filled the tureen with a delicious soup:
Included in the arrangement:
Do you have little-used but still-cherished serving pieces hidden away? Maybe you can re-purpose them for vases. Believe me, the sight of fresh-cut flowers around the house will do wonders for your soul. And your serving pieces will be glad to come out of retirement.
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