I've been drying some gypsophila a.k.a baby's breath because I have plans to work it into a new Autumn/Winter blog header I have planned. It is amazing how much this plant shrinks down from its fresh abundance. I just put it in a paper bag and let it dry for about a week in a closet. I think this dried gypsophila looks adorable all on its own in a simple white pitcher.
Here is a dash of info from my 1939 garden flowers book..
The annual baby's breath is a charming little plant called gypsophila elegans in the books. The white variety is best. It grows and blooms quickly from seed in a deep, rich soil in any sunny place and should not be transplanted.
I enjoyed reading the comments about my flatware sorter box. I don't use that one for everyday use. I use the modern stuff in my kitchen utensil drawer; but we'll grab a vintage spoon if.. say the dishwasher is full. I buy vintage silver mainly for decorative props and because it's pretty on the eyes. My hoarding problem is vintage props. Lately though, I've been drawn to simple and a neutral color wheel.. classic never goes out.
That's it for today!