Each year when the first rays of sunshine fill the garden with light and the air starts to smell like spring, I can not wait to bring some extra color into the house. During wintertime I often have wonderful bouquets on the table but spring is shouting for live plants.
My favorites during this time of year are muscari's and crocuses. They have vibrant colors, stay long and effortlessly chic. Together with some moss from the garden and some ordinary decorations that you have lying around, you can create something spectacular. Even an old fish tank can have a purpose here.
Falling autumn leaves, a nice walk in the park, looking for mushrooms under the trees,... filling your bags with all good things nature has to offer. Making your own centerpiece using all these elements can create immediate atmosphere to your home.
a couple of years ago I obtained there nice wood logs from a friend of mine. Directly found in the woods, cut to my wish, ideal to use as a base.
I arranged the logs playful according to height and filled the room in between with hop. The advantage of using hop is that for quite some time it also releases a wonderful smell in your home. For some finishes I have used dried disks of apple and some peppers. But one can use different dried elements such as chessnuts, wallnuts, .....