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joey
« on: October 16, 2010 01:46:54 PM »

Here are my inspiration photos:
http://www.rockmywedding.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/sav8.jpg (photo on the right) - this would be ideal
- or mismatched clear or white vases:
http://www.ruffledblog.com/Images/posts/burlap-vintage-china-silverware-vases-patron-bottle-wedding-centerpiece05.jpg

Anyone know where I could get a large number of these in Winnipeg?
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2010 01:58:02 PM »

Just an idea, but if you can't find similar colored vases, you could dye the water the same color with food coloring. I remember my dad having a bunch of funky shaped glasses on a windowsill that were all filled with water dyed beautiful colors. It was really neat.
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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2010 01:58:49 PM »

Thrift stores are always good for those kinds of things, plus you can probably buy the mason type jars in the bottom right hand photo at the super market, or someplace that sells home canning things. Good luck, the inspiration photos are lovely!
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« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2010 02:05:59 PM »

ooh, yeah, we have some mason jars already - a bit smaller than I'd like though.  Where do I get larger mason jars? 

Can anyone recommend a favorite thrift shop for home items?  I usually just go to value village in polo park or on pembina.
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« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2010 03:46:55 PM »

There's a salvation army on sherbrook a few blocks South from portage, but it's a one way street. I haven't checked it out yet. I know the walmart near polo park sells mason jars. There are a bunch of little shops on Corydon that have many coloured vases. Academy has a bunch of those shops as well around Academy Lanes area. Sorry I can't help much more. I'm newish to the city and directionally impared.
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« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2010 04:04:29 PM »

Definitely thrift stores and might be worth checking out the dollar store.
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« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2010 05:28:21 PM »

Thanks for the thrift store recommendation... I went to value village and the salvation army in polo park and got lots of vintage mason jars and clear vases.  Still can't find any nice coloured vases though.  That's a job for tomorrow!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2010 04:08:08 PM »

you can buy the large mason jars at Zellers ..... they were 24 for 12 bucks I think lol
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« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2010 10:15:51 AM »

Dollarama had a bunch of different ones the last time I was there.
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