Thursday, March 13, 2008

The Housewives' Monthly Calendar 1936: Table Decorations for the month of March

1. Flat bowl of mauve and yellow crocuses growing in pebbles.

2. Specimen vases of scarlet anemones.

3. Short sprays of almond blossom, arranged in black Wedgwood bowl or vases.

4. Daffodils arranged in a flower holder in a green bowl, stalks hidden by moss.

5. Bowl of primroses, fringed with violets (very flat bowl).

6. Basket of Cape fruit, arranged on a lining of geranium leaves.

(The Housewives' Monthly Calendar by Elizabeth Craig, 1936 Chapman & Hall, London)

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