One of our favorite things about the change in seasons is the chance to make small, subtle changes that refresh our home. Accenting with throw pillows and adding in-season floral arrangements are two great ways to bring your home to life. But why not take it a step further? Decorative lanterns and boxes are perfect for creating fun, one-of-a-kind vignettes without breaking the bank. Check out some more of our favorite ideas.


Fill a decorative glass box with gourds and faux—or real—autumn leaves. Check our your local craft store and pick up a fall inspired garland to wrap around the bottom of the box.

Decorative fall glass box filled with fall decorations like leaves, pumpkins, and garland.

Use lanterns decoratively by filing them with red and gold glass ball Christmas tree ornaments. Tie a wire ribbon to the lantern handle and accent with some garland.

Glass lanterns used as holiday decorations that are filled with Christmas tree ornaments, decorated with ribbon, and Christmas garland.

Create a candle box using your glass box with a red candle, Christmas garland and pine cones for a festive look that you can keep all season.

Candle box that is used for a holiday decoration that is filled with a red candle, pine cones, and Christmas garland.


Fill your favorite lantern with faux flowers you can pick up at the craft store. We love hydrangeas and the lush look they provide to this weathered wood lantern.

Lantern filled with faux flowers for an outdoor spring decoration.

Nothing says spring like bird nests and robin’s eggs. Create a springy moment on a shelf by filling a decorative glass box with faux leaves, flowers, a nest and some faux eggs.

Glass box filled with faux flowers, eggs, nest, and faux eggs for a spring home decoration.

Tell us your favorite ways to incorporate the season into your home!