Humble objects can be transformed into striking displays if they’re adroitly arranged. The art of composing such arrays demands meticulous editing: there’s a fine line separating Just Enough and Too Many … between Utterly Perfect and Totally Wrong! But when we cleverly position our unremarkable castoffs, the quotidian can become extraordinary.
Clay Pots, a Watering Can and an Insect Hotel: a beautiful vignette in the Walled Kitchen Garden at Warwickshire’s Packwood House. Courtesy of nanquick.com
This composition of tools in a private garden in the town of Pershore, Worcestershire, shows us How It’s Done! Courtesy of nanquick.com
Empty wine bottles, upended and used as sturdy, and pretty, terrace pavers (which also make us appreciate just how many feasts the owners of Vann Garden in Surrey must have enjoyed!). Courtesy of nanquick.com