The purple coneflowers and helenium dancing in the garden were just begging to be picked.
I've arranged them in this farmhouse style glass and zinc holder. It is a nice alternative to a mason jar or vase to enjoy your flowers. Once the blooms fade, I envision this holder on the kitchen counter with wooden spoons or in the craft room filled with a bouquet of paint brushes.
The vintage book is the 1962 edition of Roger Tory Peterson's Field Guide to the Birds, which belonged to my husband's uncle. He was a World War II paratrooper who was captured by the Germans on D-Day, June 6, 1944 . For the remainder of the war he was in a POW camp, but eventually was liberated. He didn't like to speak about his experience; however, I can't imagine how these events impacted his life.
Last year while treasure hunting I spotted this charming garden box. In French, the word 'Jardin' means garden.
I thought it would make a nice herb planter or since it has a handle I could use it to store some garden items or cutters. It has a nice sage green rustic finish.
I hope wherever you are today it is sunny and bright.