Friday, April 07, 2006

Finishing Touches

While the pot boils two dozen eggs, I filled several vases with water.

Now's the fun part of having company: making things pretty in quick, satisfying ways.

I don't want to cut the late blooming daffodils, but there are a few more lilac blooms on the side of the house.

I like to put a bud vase in each bathroom and something green or flowering in each bedroom.

Collect a variety of containers, and you'll find some that look beautiful with only a few stems. For instance, these three handblown jars will hold a handful of long fern fronds.

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