Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Plant Container No One Wanted


I had picked up this plant container last year {just before Easter} on clearance, for my booth.  I thought it was cute and a bonus was that it had the plastic insert in it for putting some potted plants inside it.

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Easter 2013

I liked it so much that I kept it on our dining table until after Easter and then brought it to my booth.  Last year it also held tulips, but I was lucky enough to find them in pots that fit perfectly inside.


It sat the whole year in my booth without any takers, so I brought it home with me just before Easter this year. 


I put a couple of mason jars filled with water and some tulips and babies breath in it.


And it graced our dining table for another Easter.  I’m sure I will enjoy using it, even if no one else wanted it!


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Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

What a sweet container. The tulips and baby's breath are beautiful.

Lin from A {tiny} Cottage In The Woods said...

Perhaps they did not envision it with fresh flowers... it's lovely, Kathy!
Have a great week!
~ Lin

sweetvintageofmine said...

Such a lovely container for your tulips! I think the worn look of the wood is a perfect contrast to the cheerful color of the flowers. Maybe it was meant to be for you to have it a little longer~~~Blessings for a wonderful week~~~Roxie

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Love it and the tulips are fabulous. How nice that it has a liner too.

Stacey said...

So pretty!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Kathy, it must have been meant to live with you and it looks great on your table.

Lori Lehman said...

The flower box looks so pretty on your table! Love the painting on your tabletop. It blends so nice with the tulips!! Have a wonderful day!

Donna said...

It's beautiful, Kathy! I can't believe no one was interested in your box. It looks perfect on your dining table, bet you are happy now that it didn't sell!

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

You were meant to have it.

It is awesome - so homey and unique and spring-y. I adore it and love how you made it your own.

How is business going? Having a good spring? We're supposed to get warm this week. Kath, I swear I am gonna go postal if we go from all this grey cold rain straight to humid unbearable heat of summer. Seriously, I kid you not. POSTAL.

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

The planter is so pretty on your table.

Okio B Designs said...

I think it's super cute and probably would have kept it for myself! Love its rustic look.


Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

I cannot imagine anyone not wanting that cute planter box....it is so pretty on your table filled with those flowers!...your gain!!

SheilaG @ Plum Doodles said...

It's so cute, I'm really surprised no one bought it. I guess it was just meant to be on your table. Love the tulips!

Gail said...

Kathy, that looks so pretty sitting on your table! I agree with everyone else...it was meant to be yours! Enjoy your evening, Gail

farmhouse-story said...

it sure looks cute on your table, kathy:)

Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

It was meant to be yours! Love the tulips!!!


Anonymous said...

It was meant to be! What a cute container! I love this on your table!

Anonymous said...

Kathy the planter is so pretty filled with flowers.


Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

It is a cute planter, don't know whys others didn't think so? Maybe we've just got good taste! Looks so pretty on your table!

Ana said...

I guess it was meant to grace your dinning room table...it was meant to be yours. It looks beautiful with the tulips and baby's breath. Enjoy!

Hugs and Kisses,

Shabby chic Sandy said...

You do a beautiful job displaying the planter that nobody wanted :)

Manuela@A Cultivated Nest said...

Love it! It's the perfect size. I have a couple but they all need 4-6 mason jars in them and I'd love to find something smaller like this.

Maybe put a fake plant in it when you display it in your booth? Some people have no imagination!

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