But if the rustic box isn't your style? A wicker basket. A silver tray with lower sides. A glass bowl with moss up the sides to obscure the "mechanics" of the arrangement. A decorative ceramic serving dish. I love the subdued green and white look.
by the fireplace Rustic Christmas.in a basket. Put some birch branches in a large basket along with some lighted pine pieces for a softly glowing Christmas look. Add a "Joy" or other sign to the front of the basket for a prim touch.