Turn tree cuttings into art with shadowboxes. First, cut the branches down to sizes proportionally scaled to fit inside each shadowbox frame. Next, flatten the branches and place them up against the glass insert. Lastly, sandwich the flattened branches between the glass inserts and the back panels, then hang the shadowboxes up on the walls.
For brides wishing to achieve the lush, organic look, a touch of greenery does just the trick. It’s an inexpensive addition that gives dimension and texture to tables, chair backs, arches, centerpieces and more.
In keeping with her neutral-themed decor, Allison Hop of The Golden Sycamore created a lovely focal point for the dining table. A tabletop tree is paired with a darling hand-painted pot that’s topped off with a handful of pinecones. Glittery silver leaves ornament the tree’s branches, for a whimsical, wintry result.
Marian Parsons uses upholstery webbing, glittered chipboard letters, plus sprigs of greenery and red berries to create this vintage-inspired holiday banner and wreath. "German glass glitter makes these letters sparkle and will tarnish over time to give the banner a vintage look," she says.
Rich, neutral tones and clean, hard lines allow the stunning greenery to take center stage in this contemporary outdoor space. The wooded area surrounds the outdoor grounds and also helps to soundproof the private and tranquil area.
With black trim around the windows and a chic faux-fur chair, this corner of the room feels stylish yet comfortable. A houseplant offers some shade from the morning light, allowing for easy reading, and accentuates the room's tall ceilings.