Want to brighten someone’s day with a bouquet but don’t have a spare vase? My friend Elise taught me to use clean aluminum cans for flowers! The shiny silver looks modern on its own. You can also wrap the can to hide a sticky label strip or just for fun. Here, I used a scrap of bird-themed wrapping paper for birder friends.
I use a can opener that cuts the lid in a way that doesn’t leave sharp edges. If you don’t, wrap the edges in sturdy tape to avoid injury.
When the blooms are past their glory, your lucky recipient can reuse or recycle the can instead of returning a vase.