Decorating with Moss and Natural Filler

January 27, 2014

Well, my trusty vintage toolbox is at it again!  

Some of you might remember when I used it to create a fall farmhouse table centerpiece.

Then I turned it into a lovely Christmas floral centerpiece.

Well, I guess it's time for wishful thinking (can you say S-P-R-I-N-G?) because I've gone and created yet another seasonal vignette.  This time with Dollar Store moss rocks and natural vase filler, also from the Dollar Store.

After the farmhouse table shots which were not very well-lit, I took a few more in the much brighter living room.  

It's amazing what a little light can do.  It really shows off the spectacular greens.

The "rocks" and all the white and natural-colored filler came from the Dollar Store.  The mossy balls I picked up at Hobby Lobby with 40% off coupons.  I think the large one ended up costing like $3.50, while the smaller two were even cheaper.

I also added pine cones that the kids collected from the yard way before the infamous Polar Vortex descended upon the midwest with all it's cold, wind and snow.

I really love how it turned out, it's such a pretty harbinger of spring.  And boy, we could definitely use more of that!  My kids will be home from school yet again for the next two days due to seriously subzero temperatures.  By the time spring rolls around I will be more than happy to be moving on.

How are YOU handling this crazy winter?  

I'm sure there are no spring vignettes popping up in YOUR house yet....or are there?

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Anonymous said...

I'm a winter girl, but we don't have the snow that you have. I love this vignette!It's so pretty and reminds me of Spring. I'm decorating for Valentine's Day, which I usually don't do. I'm actually using red in my decor; it's very different for me!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

I have had enough of the cold - temps dropping again as I type this.:(

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

So pretty Kathleen. Love all the textures and the different shapes. You really are getting a bad dose of mother nature out there. Stay safe!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

So pretty Kathleen. Love all the textures and the different shapes. You really are getting a bad dose of mother nature out there. Stay safe! said...

I love your vintage box, it looks awesome in all seasons!I have several moss balls and just love them! Hurry spring!

Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

That looks really great! The green is a good color- anything but the white outdoors! Our schools are closed too because of the severe cold and snow we got over the weekend. Stay warm!

NanaDiana said...

I love the sweet simplicity of moss and have always loved using it. Love what you did with it here. xo Diana

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

I love all the pretty moss. It looks wonderful in your toolbox.

The Polka Dot Closet said...

I love it...I am so going to the dollar store...Who knew they had moss rocks.....The weather well..It's 71 tonight and 85 tomorrow...Sending some Florida sunshine your way!


Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Love your tool box and it looks fabulous with the moss and deco balls. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Tammy Killoough said...

I'm so glad you shared this with us on Twirl and Take a Bow. I have two of these old tool boxes..and this is an awesome way to decorate them! ~Tammy

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