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!

 

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11 comments:

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

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

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  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

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

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  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.

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

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  7. Love it Vicki..Cute arrangement..

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

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

    - Alma, The Tablescaper

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

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

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