Written By: Cathy Carroll
Like most of you I am anxiously awaiting Spring.
I thought maybe it was here;
only to have rain and cold temps reappear for the last three days.
So, I decided to make some of my own Spring
making this cute little tool box into a Spring Centerpiece.
This was a very easy and simple project.
I found this toolbox at a yard sale last fall
intended on making it into a centerpiece for our dining table.
But, just never got around to it.
So, I pulled it out last week along with a few other things to
start making them over.
Here you can see its original look.
It's in great condition just needs a little sprucing.
So, I decided Spring centerpiece it would become.
I first painted it with white DIY chalk paint
then I painted a rectangle of black chalkboard paint.
Then I got out my trusty little stencil
went to town.
Someone really needs to take these stencils away from me.
I filled it with some flower foam and covered that with moss.
Then I placed some faux spring flowers and ivy on top of the moss.
A few tiny flower pots and a tiny little bird complete the scene.
But, sometimes I just can't leave well enough alone.
I just had to add a large white rabbit to the vignette.
This is an old buddy of mine that I have had for years.
I set all of it on a grass mat and have it on the ottoman in the living room.
I think this little toolbox centerpiece definitely adds some much needed cheer
to these very dismal and gloomy days right now.
Have you started adding some Springy things to your decor?
Tell us what you are up to in the comments.
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