This is one of my favorite ideas from my book, Inspirational Home:OK, mostly because I LOVE LOVE LOVE peonies, but the stenciled bucket turned out pretty cute, too ... right? :-)
I picked up a hardware store plain galvanized bucket to use as a patio table centerpiece "vase." I stenciled "Faith Hope Peace Love Joy" in white using craft DecoArt metal paint - an indoor/outdoor paint. I've had many buckets that are actually not sealed good and leak water, so check yours first - you may need to add a liner.
Here's the whole tablescape at our old house. We had amazing climbing roses that had been planted decades before me and they bloomed for months every summer! Made for a lovely garden gatherings despite my two black thumbs!
If you'd like to see loads of gorgeous tablescapes from other bloggers, please visit Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch. If you'd like to see loads of fun DIY ideas, please visit Kimba at A Soft Place to Land. Happy Summer!!