If you were one of the lucky ones, you were showered with fair trade flowers over the weekend by your loved ones (thanks for the card Grandma!). If you need something stunning to deposit a dozen roses in, look no further than these half-dozen Mother Nature-loving vases.

Calabash Large Red Recycled Glass Vase @ 3R Living ($34)


Recycled Glass Balloon Vases @ VivaTerra ($39 - $159)


Recycled Wine Bottle Spring Vases @ UncommonGoods ($40)


NoMing Vase @ Pure Modern ($24 – set of four)


EweTube Vase @ Branch ($44)

Recycled Newspaper Vase @ Target ($39

Matt Hickman ( @mattyhick ) writes about design, architecture and the intersection between the natural world and the built environment.

Vase study
Procure a few petals from admirers but in need of a vessel? Here's a half-dozen sustainably designed vases to display your lovely loot in.