Tuesday, November 24, 2020

French Cheese Sieve Christmas Arrangement

Hi, Friends, 
Welcome to the Pinterest Challenge. It's our last one for the year. Thank you to Cindy of County Road 407 for hosting. I love her Pinterest Challenges. They are so much fun. 

If you are coming over from, Bluesky at Home, welcome. I hope you enjoyed all of Carol's styling ideas. That Sure Shot box is adorable. 

Our inspiration photo this month come from The Grace House Interiors. This is so pretty. To see more, go check out Jennifer's blog.  

Immediately, I noticed the wooden trees in a wooden box on a wooden table. I also noticed the gorgeous wrought iron bannister, a lamp, and some Christmas greens with red berries. 

I picked up a French cheese sieve while at an estate sale this summer. I was thrilled when I saw it because I love all things French. I don't know if it was actually used to strain the whey from the cheese round because it looked like it came with some French cheese. It almost appeared to be a souvenir from France. Either way, I loved it and it was only three dollars. Although, I thought it was adorable, I didn't really know what to do with it. It's been hanging around since then. It had the wooden element that was in the trees and the crate. It was time for it to be put to use. I have been enjoying natural wooden elements this year so this challenge has come at a perfect time.  

Two fun frosty little trees were plunked into the sieve. I didn't have any trees like the photo and I am trying to reign in my Christmas decor shopping this year. 

An old wrought iron lamp from Walmart echos the wrought iron of the bannister. 
We've had it for years and I still love it.  

A red rose on a greenery pick adds the classic red element that is present in the image. It came from Joann's last year. A wooden candy cane and a peppermint pick give this some added whimsy. 

My favorite plaid elements make this display my own. 
The plaid cottage came from Tuesday Morning. Plaid on a Christmas cottage? Two of my favorite holiday elements.

The spool table is one of my favorite pieces. It was a $5.00 find from a garage sale. 
It is just so sweet. 

My poinsettia bracts are turning red which is exciting and a bonus from my spring and summer victory garden. It quadrupled in size in our hot Texas garden. It was so easy to grow. 

I love this little vignette. I hope it encourages you to look for unusual ways to display Christmas trees. 
Now go see Laura at Every Edits. Her Christmas crate is just adorable. 
Be sure to follow all the links in this fun hop. I know you will be inspired. 
Have a very blessed Thanksgiving!  

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  1. Hi katie, Okay first I think I have the identical throw in my dining room.
    I love your vignette on a side table! I love the sidetable and the story behind it. Would love for you to upload that sidetable on my Garage Finds FB page (I think there's a button on my sidebar). xo laura in Colorado

  2. Katie,
    How cute is your whole vignette!

  3. Your version is so pretty, Katie! I've never heard of a cheese sieve but I'm guessing that it was used to drain the whey during the cheese making process. The elements you added to it are perfect for Christmas. Your spool table is amazing!

    1. I think so from the research. I should have explained that. Haha. It might have been just for presentation though as a souvenir. That is the way it looked when I found it at the estate sale.

  4. Katie, I love every element in this sweet vignette. Cheese sieve will be one ”try to find” list. The little paper house is so sweet. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

  5. Your vignette is so adorable!Thank you for sharing!

  6. This arrangment makes my heart happy Katie! I need that PLAID cottage. I'm so enjoying reading about your new hoem adventures.

  7. Your little cheese sieve 'crate' is a lovely spin on today's inspiration photo, Katie! Love it! Perfect for a sidetable vignette for Christmas! Pinned!

  8. You know I'm drooling over that J & P Coats spool table, Katie! What a find!! Love your version of this challenge in something completely different than the rest of us; so creative!

  9. Katie your cheese sieve is such an interesting container and makes just the sweetest arrangement. Great spin on the Pinterest challenge!

  10. Katie, Oh, so many cute things in your photos that my eyes didn't know where to look! I adore all your vintage pieces, and you have them styled so nicely!
    It was so fun particpating in the Pinterest Challenge with you. I'm so excited to do it again!
    Niky @ The House on Silverado

  11. Love the cheese sieve, such a great idea for the base of this vignette. I love seeing what you all come up with each month, so much creativity! My sis bought me a plaid house 2 years ago, not sure where. But everyone needs one!!

  12. What a great idea to use a cheese sieve! It's the perfect size for a side table but where you have it on the spool table is even better! Thank you for joining in. I always appreciate your interpretation and inspiration. Happy Thanksgiving!

  13. What a great way to combine unique elements for your Christmas display! That cheese sieve is so cool. I also fell in love with your little plaid cottage. I'm doing lots of plaid this year, so it caught my eye! Have a great Thanksgiving!

  14. Such a pretty display. Love the round box and the cute candy you tucked in with the trees. Perfect.

  15. This is so pretty!! I love how you styled and filled this box! I have the little plaid house too and love it!