For Christmas and January, I had this as the centerpiece of our table, actually hoping for snow as we hadn't had any:
"Let it Snow" indeed! What was I thinking? We received most of our winter snow in two days - two feet in two days. Now, a couple of weeks later, it still looks like this outside:
So it was high time to change the centerpiece. Luckily, I have a wonderful red twig dogwood bush that constantly needs pruning. Combining several clipped branches, some glass marbles, and a vase with water - and you have, Voila:
These will bud out, and start to grow some leaves in just a couple of weeks. It's a fun, free way to get spring before spring wants to come outside!
Let it Bud!