Charming cottage accent - vintage ladder with glass bottles, flowers, pearls, lace, bird figurine - nice shabby chic accent - I may do something like this on the back porch too - Retro wooden ladders from Bohemian Dreams Eyebrow Makeup Tips
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.