Simple Spring Flower Centerpiece - 10 Minute Decorating
I have been off my "decorating game" lately, so I decide the best place to start was with a 10 Minute Decorating Idea, and I think it might be one of my favorites. ¬†It really was so super quick, it was inexpensive and it involves my favorite color - galvanized. ¬†I have decided that the color purple brings out the "color in the eyes" of anything galvanized. ¬†I see our deck filled this year with purple flowers in all of our vintage pots and containers. To put together this simple project, I started with five larger containers and three smaller ones. ¬†I used empty syrup jars (I wonder where I got those from?!), but really, you can use anything you have. ¬†It is nice to have a least two different sizes. ¬†I have a total of an even number, but it is two groups of an odd number and I always like things grouped in odd numbers. I took two bunches of grocery store tulips and instead of just putting them together in one container like I often do, I broke them up across the eight containers. ¬†I mixed them up in random order and put them on a galvanized tray. ¬†This particular tray is a vintage piece that is actually a corn dryer. ¬†You fill it with water and heat it with the corn on the tray. ¬†Of course, when I bought it, the woman I bought from and I decided it had something to do with seafood on ice. ¬†I think that would be a fun way to serve something one of these days. I put these on my kitchen table, but you could easily skip the tray and line them up on a mantel or a console table. ¬†It is a simple and quick way to bring in a little bit of color and a little bit of spring. ¬†Of course, now that spring break is just a few days away for use, they are saying the snow is coming. ¬†Oh well, we can't control it, but at least we can complain about it - ha! And even though this was such as simple and quick idea, I thought it would be fun to do a short video sharing how I put it together. It was such a simple little change, but it has been one I have enjoyed so much. ¬†In fact, late in the afternoon, the light has been hitting them just beautifully. ¬†I shared this picture on Instagram... If you want to keep up with our latest posts, sales or specials in our shops, or our periodic newsletters, please subscribe here. Thanks so much for reading!