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With preparations for the wedding season in full gear, you might be thinking of adding a unique floral piece to your event decor. I created a simple, hanging flower and moss chandelier for an upcoming photo shoot. The scene I visualized was an enchanted forest; a pastel vintage theme with earthy, floral elements accented with pale blues, greens and creams. I used cream rosettes, pale green hydrangeas and icy blue roses. I added green boxwood sprigs for added effect.

You can create a similar hanging wreath with your own selection of flowers and greens in just a couple of hours.

Materials needed:

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  • glue gun/glue sticks
  • twig wreath
  • floral wire
  • wire cutters
  • scissors
  • moss
  • flowers (I used silk, but fresh would work as well)

Step 1

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Using a glue gun, attach dried moss around the twig wreath.

Step 2

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Cut flowers (about 3 inches from base of flower) using wire cutters and insert inside twig wreath.

Step 3

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Cut three similar lengths of floral wire. I cut mine about two feet in length. Space wire evenly around wreath in 3 places. Slide wire beneath wreath and bring both ends up to meet. Twist wire to mimic a branch. Continue twisting until you reach about 2 inches from the end of the wire. Twist ends into a small loop. When you have completed all three ‘branches’, secure together with a small twist-tie. Make sure each ‘branch’ is similar in height.

Now your wreath is ready to hang, from an arbor, a tree branch, or anywhere you like.

The Passionate Writer