I had a sneak preview at the Holiday Tour of Homes for Hopespring. I immediately tuned into this season’s trend of all things outside coming in.
A recent shopping trek to the wholesalers with Janice cemented the encompassing theme of all things woodland.
Never mind the textures, oh my. From feathers to birch bark and burlap, and driftwood, it’s all in this season.
From high art to absolutely adorable, it’s all natural and very, very real.
Perhaps the penguins were an unusual sighting, but welcome nonetheless. You can’t help but smile, can you?
Birch. Well. We’re used to the ubiquitous upright branches in outdoor arrangements or those logs discreetly arranged by the fireplace. Not this year. Birch bark has been elevated to a whole new art form, by using the tree bark-- from birch bark wrapped around vases or tall plant holders to birch bark Christmas trees and stars. So lovely. So simple.
There are still very elegant wood elements as well, like these carved wood holders designed for candles to outdoor high style arrangements.
Happily, we still get to enjoy the colour pop of red.
Red berry wreathes.
And those delectable sugar coated candy trees are still here.
Elements of 2013 Arrangements
A deer, a doe. All here this year.
You can retain your regal ways; however I think you’ll find it in your heart to include at least one wee woodland creature, won’t you? Yes you will. You won’t be able to help yourself.