My dear friends Whitney & John gave us these vintage planters as a housewarming gift. They are totally age-appropriate to the house and have flanked our front door since we received them. Each season, I struggle to keep anything alive in them. Not because of the planters, but because I kill anything green. Fast forward to Michael's as I shopped for some ideas to decorate the front entrance for Christmas. The glittered and gilded faux flowers and garlands were so tacky they were border line cool. I decided to try and put my spin on them & mix them with some real pine clippings from the yard. Petra was on board as soon as she saw the sparkles through the shopping bag:
|I figured we would do the window boxes in one shot.|
I found green foam the exact diameter as the pots- so no cutting necessary.
I just started shoving the clippings in working from the center out.
|A little bit of foam showed along the ridge, so Petra and I pinned|
extra moss I had left over from the terrarium project.