Friday Farm Favorites: Spring Bulbs and Vintage Flower Pots

Gray, winter skies won’t curtail my cheer.  Thanks, in part, to a variety of colorful and fragrant bulbs and these whimsical, vintage flower pots.  This time of year, it’s so uplifting to have something blooming in the house, especially any of these springtime flowers.  I also love my collection of McCoy flower pots from the 1940s.  McCoy pottery dates back to the mid-1800s and early 1900s, and it may be the most collected pottery in the nation.  I began collecting these pretty, pastel pots with floral and funky patterns almost fifteen years ago.  They’re a fun way to add a bit of whimsy or cheer to a room, and they especially look lovely on a windowsill or kitchen counter.  You can find them in most antiques or vintage shops, and they’re usually reasonably priced. One more thing:  Pop a small plant in one, and you have the perfect hostess gift. 🙂

 

Have a great weekend!

 

 

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  1. The pots are lovely. I currently have an amaryllis blooming in my kitchen. I’ve only ever used kits with bulbs to get winter blooms. I’ve always wanted to try “forcing” bulbs on my own, but have never done it. . . . Maybe next winter. . . 🙂

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  2. My Mom and Aunt used to collect McCoy and Rookwood vases and pots. They were so beautiful and interesting. You made these antiques “new” again, Tonya! I love the idea of using them to share spring flowers! xoxo

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