Monday, January 6, 2014

Winter White Coffee Table Decor


So the holidays have come and gone and the decorations are all packed away. The living room feels a bit empty, but it also feels clean!! I am literally starting the year with a clean slate, well in the living room at least.




For my first project of 2014 I pulled out the fence board box my husband made last fall. Actually he made three for me and a couple for a friend of mine. I probably made him meatloaf for dinner that night. When negotiating a favor with him, there is almost always meatloaf involved.


I wanted to change the box up a bit for the new year so I decided to stencil something on it. Keeping with the french country decor that I wish I had, I googled "florist shop in Paris" and L'Arrosoir came up. So L'Arrosoir it was!


 I also added a "bin pull handle" (I googled that too) to both ends of the box.


On one side I laid a rusty metal garland around the base of the box. I got the garland at Real Deals last fall. I love how each loop is crimped.


I painted and sanded the board that the box is setting on several times, trying to achieve a weathered winter white look.





I am really liking my little bit of winter white decor.


Below is a picture of the box last fall.


Below is a picture of a box that I painted for Christmas.



The next two pictures are of the actual L'Arrosoir floral shop in Paris.







 Do you have some winter white decor going on at you home, or are you enjoying a clean slate for the new year? Leave me comment about your favorite January decor, or if you have ever been to L'Arrosoir for sure let me know. I love hearing from you!

Thank you for stopping by today! I appreciate your visit.

Happy New Year! 



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23 comments:

  1. I love it, what a great idea and the berries are the perfect filling for the box. Very pretty. I would love for you to link up to my Inspire Me Tuesday party - - -http://www.astrollthrulife.net/2014/01/198th-inspire-me-tuesday.html. Hugs, Marty

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  2. Thank you Marty, I just linked up! Have a wonderful day!

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  3. What a cool idea and such a wonder inspiration!

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  4. Thanks Wendy, looking forward to visiting soon!

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  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog-I absolutely love your winter white decor! That box is fabulous! I'm now following you :)
    Susan

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  6. Gorgeous photos! This is so pretty and I love the little details on the box!

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  7. I absolutely love this! I've been hunting around for seasonal decor ideas since I took my Christmas decorations down. Thank you for sharing!

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  8. Thank you Susan for stopping by and for the follow!! I really appreciate it! Lori

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  9. Thank you Julie! Next is a 49er box! lol

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  10. Thank you for visiting Michelle! I appreciate you visiting and leaving a comment! Lori

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  11. I enjoyed seeing your Winter White Table, it is ever so pretty! I love that box, and I have so many old fence boards outside, I also love how you painted/designed the Christmas box, that a favorite! I wanted to thank you for visiting and letting me know you like my Winter Wonderland Vignette. Always great have a neighbor stop by!

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  12. Love the box you fixed up!!! The berries are perfect and so cheery....nice job!!! I put out some browns and whites for winter, stop by to see.........Cleo

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  13. Love the box and the handles on it are great! I'm visiting today from Blissful Whites Wednesday party. I'm your newest follower! Great blog!

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  14. Thank you for stopping by Cathy. I love your winter white decor it is so pretty! Have a great day, Lori

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  15. Thank you for stopping by, I will check your winter decor right now! Have a great day, Lori

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  16. Thank you for the visit and the follow!! I really appreciate it! Have a great day, Lori

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  17. Very pretty, Lori! Love the box. The stencil is a nice touch as are the handles on the sides.

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  18. love that wooden box...its perfect for so many things - can't wait to see how else you might use it! xoxo

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  19. your winter decor
    with the berries and white candles
    looks so elegant and lovely

    would love for you to share
    at Fridays Unfolded this week!

    Alison
    Nancherrow

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  20. Beautiful!!! I also love that Christmas box you painted! And you sure take purty pictures. I'm envious. :)

    -andi

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  21. Lori
    I soo love this decoration. I did some detective work and found the white berries are called "snowberries" and grow on a bush. I am going to look for a bush to plant in my yard. I have seen them around Reno/Sparks!
    Andi

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  22. I LOVE this fence board box, and how you have arranged it with your candlesticks and rusty garland! Love the whole look! Thanks for sharing!

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