Perfect for spring try this DIY floral chandelier. Create a beautiful hanging flower meadow arrangement with these easy steps. This upside down floral arrangement brings the sunshine indoors or to any event or party. Follow along as we share how easy it is to add flowers to your light fixture.
This DIY floral chandelier is so easy to make. Hanging flower meadows are hands down the most dreamy flower arrangements ever.
There are endless possibilities with a multitude of flowers and greenery in the world to create one of these beauties. Plus this is a great project for after you do our Valentine Tablescape, weddings, bridal showers, or any party and you have some leftover flowers. 🙂
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DIY FLORAL CHANDELIER OF A HANGING FLOWER MEADOW
To begin every project you will need some supplies. Because Valentine's day had just ended and spring was already peeking its head we had many flowers and greenery as options.
- Transparent tape
- Floral Tape
- Batter powered mini lights
- Fishing line or floral wire
HANGING FLORAL ARRANGEMENT BASE
I left out one important item you will need, and that is where your arrangement will be hanging. Luckily we had a chandelier light fixture that was perfect for our arrangement. But there are many things you can use to like a ladder, old shallow crates, large brass rings, and the list goes on.
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HANG BATTERY POWERED MINI LIGHTS
This step was pretty easy. To begin, place the battery box in a non-conspicuous place and tape it down unless you feel it is secure. Next start twinning it around the object you are using. In our case, because it is round, we tried to make sure it created a balanced design.
SMALL FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS
Now lay two or three flowers and some greenery on the table then tape them about 3″ down. We created some arrangements with roses and the others with daisies and azaleas. We added some cuttings of giant liriope to add some additional greenery.
Next, tie some fishing line around just below the tape on the side of the flowers. Make sure there is plenty of fishing line there to tie the arrangement to the base.
Repeat these steps and then start adding each arrangement to the base evenly distributing the flowers around the edge.
Next, take the greenery pieces like these eucalyptus pieces and place the fork of the branches over the battery operated lights.
There is no tape or attaching in any way. They just merely float on the light lines with the fork of the branches.
Now it is time to step back and look at the whole design. Look for pieces that are apparently sticking out way past all the others.
In our case, we trimmed up some of the eucalyptus from the bottom and a few branches on the top. But for the most part, we wanted that natural unmanicured look.
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To wrap up this lovely DIY floral chandelier of a hanging flower meadow here are step by step instructions to make it even simpler.
How to hang flowers from a chandelier?
- Select a base like a chandelier, wooden ladder, shallow basket/crate, or wire hoop to name a few.
- Collect supplies like flowers, greenery, floral or transparent tape, fishing line, scissors, battery powered lights, and a ladder
- Hang the battery powered lights across the top to make a grid
- Arrangement two or three flowers and greenery
- Tape small arrangements
- Tie fishing line onto the small groupings
- Hang small arrangments evenly around the edge
- Drape greenery pieces by the forks in the branches over the battery-operated light wiring
- Stand back and look at the overall composition for any parts that are apparently way too long
- Trim any excess pieces from the top and bottom
- Sit back and enjoy your hanging flower chandelier meadow
Isn't this so beautiful! We loved it so much until we did it again for a bridal shower and have directions on how to decorate a chandelier with baby's breath.
When we finished making this one we just sat back in awe! And we were pleasantly surprised at how many days it looked fresh. I hope you give this easy project a try and share with us your hanging floral meadow if you make one.
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