Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Winter Display in a Tray

I have created a display in a tray for three of the four seasons using the same round woven tray I got last year at Home Sense. I couldn't leave winter out of the fun so here's a look at what I created for this wonderful season.

It all started with two of these beautiful ceramic white moose that I received as a Christmas gift from my son and daughter-in-law.

I tried to design a snowy forest-like setting around them with birch logs as risers and accents.

Dishes always play an important role in any of my displays and these white mugs fit right in.

An acrylic snowflake was placed inside.

Of course, our love of skiing should also be represented.

The cute trees in the background were a Christmas gift from Mr. Delight.

White napkins with snowflake napkin rings were placed in the front of a birch log on the tray.

Square white bowls hold three little faux snowballs.

The winter scene on the tray inside...

...looks even more wintery against the snow covered yard outside.

It's such a beautiful time of year!

 I had so much fun creating this...

Nature never fails to inspire.

 I love walking along this wooded area at the end of our street especially after a fresh snowfall.

I've seen deer there but never a moose.

Hope you enjoyed seeing this season's
display in a tray.

Thanks for visiting!
I'll be linking this post to these wonderful blog parties:
Saturday Sparks on Pieced Pastimes
Sundays Down Under at Natasha in Oz
Share it One More Time at Everyday Home
Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch
Amaze Me Mondays at Dwellings
Show & Share at Coastal Charm
The Scoop at Stone Gable
Make it Pretty Monday at The Dedicated House
Inspire Me Tuesdays at A Stroll Thru Life
Tuesday at Our Home at Our Home Away From Home
Tutorials & Tips at Home Stories A to Z
Talented Tuesdays at Home Remedies
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
Winter Blues at DIY by Design
Share Your Style at Northern Nesting
What's It Wednesdays at Ivy & Elephants
Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch
Treasure Hunt Thursday at From My Front Porch to Yours
Grace at Home at Imparting Grace
Five Star Frugal at A Tray of Bliss
Inspiration Gallery at Craftberry Bush
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home
Creative Ways at Posed Perfection
Foodie Friday & Everything Else at Rattlebridge Farm
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Weekend Retreat at AKA Design
Show & Tell Friday at My Romantic Home


  1. (Greetings from Canada.) Totally pretty and so perfect for this time of year. -Brenda-

  2. Lori this basket scape is just stunning I love love the moose and your cabin wow can I come up there and visit?

  3. I love it! I agree winter is a beautiful season.

    Happy New Year!

  4. What a great display in the tray! Love the white moose and the mix with the dishes, pine branches and the skiis! I've only seen a moose once and it was in the water. Winter can definitely be petty!

  5. It's just stunning and I want to do this, too. Thanks for the inspiration...
    Here from Food Friday

  6. I love everything about this!!! Gorgeous!

  7. As gorgeous as always! xxx Maria

  8. Everything lovely...


  9. I LOVE basket vignettes such as this one. It is beautiful and so inspiring!

  10. What a stunningly gorgeous display! Your white moose are beautiful. You caught the look of winter perfectly.

  11. So pretty! I love all the details!

  12. This is darling! Love the white moose! Thanks for sharing at my Creative Ways Link Party! Hope you'll be back tonight with more wonderful inspiration!

  13. Your display is absolutely beautiful! Just the thing for the after-Christmas blahs--seasonal but not at all dated. Love it!

    Thanks so much for sharing it at Grace at Home. I'm featuring you this week!

  14. Hi Lori,

    I saw these delightful moose at Pieced Pastimes and just had to come see more. Being Canadian as well, I have a special affinity for this beautiful animal and I love the gorgeous centrepiece you have created around them. Just fabulous!

  15. So pretty!
    Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!

  16. Simply perfect with the snowy scene outside! Looks a lot like what we have going on right now here in UT. I love the display you put together! Hopped over from the dedicated house. I co-host a link party, Share Your Cup Thursday. It's about sharing the things that make you happy. I'd love if you shared some time!

  17. Beautiful Centerpiece love all the details you put into it...

  18. Visiting from Dedicated House, and this is beautiful, Lori. It's hard to pick a favorite among all the great things you've added, but I really love those mini skis.
    Rita C at Panoply

  19. Your display in a tray is absolutely delightful!!
    I'm pinning!

  20. Lori, I have a real thing for white ceramic figurines and your Moose are adorable! Such a pretty display you've arranged around them. Someone else would just plonk them on a table and be done with it. Not you! Thanks for sharing at Five Star Frou-Frou. Love, Mimi xxx


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