This post shows two containers from the Ichiyo School of Ikebana in which I am an instructor. I have others that are Japanese, but I don’t know from what school they are. Additionally, there are those that I purchased at estate sales, consignment stores, or thrift shops; who knows their origin! You will find that when a container catches the Ikebana artist’s eye, it has found a home.
gives a dramatic flair to this arrangement.
The triangle of negative space, bounded by
the two Sansevieria leaves, provides linearity.
Choose the container for your next arrangement with these thoughts in mind. What do you have on the shelf that intimidates you? Use it, take a picture, and post in the comments.
Until next time,