Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Creating Holiday Window Boxes

I love the outdoor decorations during the holiday season but some of my favorites are the window boxes. Whether you live on a big country estate or in small city apartment, everyone can find room to add a little holiday decor with a window box. Here are few examples:
My Life
This arrangement is wonderful. It is so fresh and colorful. It reminds me of my sister and her shaker style house. I love the small apples, berries and pine cones. I also love evergreen and leaf mix.
Here is one that takes the natural look just one step further with tiny white lights. I bet this looks lovely in the evening.
Sugared fruit, pine boughs and white lights- simple and elegant. Both the window box and the floral decorations are available from the Frontgate catalog.
I love the variety of greens in this box. It has so many wonderful textures and of course, the blue and red berries are a great addition.

Here is another natural arrangement. Perhaps the owners were able to gather everything they needed right from their own gardens.

Cottage Living
This box is filled with homemade snowballs and a string of white lights. I love this!! The snow balls are actually different sized styrofoam balls covered in fake snow. Here is the link for directions to make this yourself! So very clever.,21135,1683527,00.html

Garden Fairies
Here is a very sweet little "window box". I included this to remind you that anything, even an old mitten, can be made into a holder of evergreens and berries. Be creative! It is so easy to add a special sparkle to your holiday decor.


  1. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


  2. I think my favorites are the first one with the apples and the snow balls. I would certainly have to "make my own" snow here in SoCal. It's SO CUTE, though.

  3. Beautiful Christmas inspiration! I love looking at all the new ideas each year and incorporating what I love into my own home - what fun! Tracey x

  4. Hey- Thanks for adding me on to your bloglist. I will do the same. I really liked the snowball idea- thanks for sharing! Have a nice day! Daisy~

  5. So pretty! I love window boxes and lament that my condo doesn't have room for window boxes or even electricity for outdoor lighting!

  6. Those snow balls are very cute! Amanda x

  7. Thank you for you comment! I just thought I shoud tell you that my daughter who is 16 saw your blog when I was reading some of your posts and she was blown away by all your wonderful inspiration! I agree with her!
    Have a great weekend!

  8. Fabulous post Gina! The first image is my favourite, as I'm making fresh wreaths this weekend & the colour combo. has inspired me. I had a smile at the 'snow-balls', as we are officially now in Summer & our Aussie Santa visits us in board shorts & on his surfboard!
    Millie ^_^

  9. These window boxes are divine - what a beautiful and festive way to treat them. Gorgeous images. xv

  10. What an absolutely beautiful blog you have! I'm adding you to my favs, Theresa

  11. What great ideas for the window boxes. I think I am going to do some snowballs with lights.
    Great blog,


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