I might be a little addicted to this stitch. (I pulled out this brown backstitches that were emulating branches, they annoyed my sense of pattern/symmetry. Plus they were a little too ‘obvious’, yknow?
Create a simple spring mantel display by placing plant sprigs in pretty vases and bottles. Various glass bottles with one sprig of greenery or tiny flowers. I especially love the bleeding hearts and lily's of the valley in early spring.