Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Plants, Burlap and a Basket




A wire basket filled with plants, burlap and a ceramic bird gives a springtime touch to my dining room table. I am working on a small, simple update to my dining room and this is a first step to the french country look that I hope to achieve. I plan to recover the chairs and I have something new in mind to hang on one of the walls. More to come with those ideas on another day :-)



This pin was my inspiration, but I wanted to go a little less Easter and a little more springtime. The basket is a great size and when I tire of this look, I can use it for many things. Both the basket and the bird are from HomeGoods and the burlap was leftover from another project. The plants are from a greenhouse, near my home and while I was buying indoor plants for this project, I can't tell you my joy in seeing all the summer flowers beginning to fill their aisles.



There are still a few weeks to go before any outside planting can begin, but in the meantime this simple centerpiece will bring some green and springtime inside.

Happy Wednesday!


{Linking with these friends}

A Stroll Thru Life

Savvy Southern Style

The Charm of Home

Have A Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson

Serenity Now

Between Naps on the Porch

The Dedicated House

Cozy Little House

a bowl full of lemons

Life on Lakeshore Drive

Craftberry Bush

Live Laugh Rowe

A Delightsome Life

Skip To My Lou

Rooted in Thyme

The Tablescaper

Jennifer Rizzo

DIY by Design

Common Ground

Coastal Charm




  1. I love to see inspiration photos. Love your centerpiece. Enjoy the transformation of your dining room Vickie.

  2. Oh I do like your basket - it's really cute!

  3. And this is one of the perfect design basket! My wife will surely love this idea, three in one. Thanks for sharing this awesome arrangement!

    Sebastian of
    Tropical Life Style

  4. Vicki, I have a few wire baskets home...think I might copy this!...:)JP

  5. I love burlap used as a liner and especially in the springtime. So fresh against the green of the leaves. Your little basket will be lovely.

  6. Love the look:) I have little birdies scattered around my house too! Enjoy your day dear friend, HUGS!

  7. I love burlap too! Love the look of your bird and bunny among the greenery! Have a great weekend! ~Lorraine ♥♥♥

  8. Very cute arrangement. Thanks for being a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - Alma, The Tablescaper

  9. Love your inspiration and your beautiful interpretation - I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

  10. Vicki, Thank you so much for sharing this creative idea on Simple & Sweet Fridays.


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