Vases are a common decorative choice among most, and not surprisingly so. With an element as simple as this, you have the opportunity to reinvent and reinterpret a space over and over.
Accordingly, the selection of colours, shapes, designs and material finishes is almost infinite. For those who are looking for a real eye-catcher, we have six special vases picked out, considered more for their sculptural elements over their ability to hold flowers. Take a look..
A wooden vase with hole? Admittedly, this vase is more of a sculptural piece, because with water, you probably wouldn't want to get too close. It is composed of fine teak (of course from ecologically responsibly grown sources) and doesn't require a floral bouquet to set the tone of the home. But, if flowers are you weakness, by all means fill it with imitation ones.
The conventional vase is made of materials such as ceramic, porcelain or glass. So why not step a little left of field? Ever heard of a vase made with stingray leather ? It is both original and exclusive, even if you don't want to place flowers inside.
These vases bear the appropriate name
Under Pressure (and we don't blame you if the Queen song comes into your head!). These brightly coloured, wonderfully imperfect designer pieces are just the thing for all those who love rough edges and the unconventional.
Standing up all on their lonesome—these cool vases which relay a two-dimensional form, appear to be attached to the wall. 3D and 4D step aside, because sometimes it is quite sufficient to be limited to the bare minimum in order to achieve an ingenious design effect.
Our expert Maria Teresa King has a really cool DIY idea shared with us, and it is likely to impress the bookworms and decorative fans alike! Simply take an old book, remove the cover and fold the sides together and you're done! In the central cavity, you can place flowers (obviously without water) to your hearts content.
All Asian design enthusiasts and vintage-lovers among us love an accent in the home which adds a touch of nostalgia of the past or unforgettable holiday times. This vase, with a cherry blossom design is right track. But no matter which style of furnishing the heart favours—matching vases are a great, simple and usually relatively inexpensive way to give your home a personal touch and provide a round, harmonious overall impression.