For a spring, garden or boho-themed wedding, this floral crown-inspired plate charger is the perfect DIY table element. You could craft a pair for your couple’s table at the reception, or create several to add floral charm to your wedding cake display, food buffet or welcome table. Here’s our super simple how-to in just 3 steps!
Materials to Make Your Floral Chargers
- Ready-made grapevine wreaths (*Amazon affiliate link) – 10” to 12” size is best for a regular dinner plate, but the size and quantity will depend on your intended use
- Artificial ivy leaf garlands (*Amazon affiliate link)
- Fresh button mums or similar flowers of your choice, with the stems cut to about 2” to 3” in length (estimate 6 to 8 pieces per wreath)
Floral Crown Charger How-to in 3 Easy Steps
Step 1: Add leaves to the bare wreath.
Secure one end of the leaf garland to the wreath and wind it around the entire ring, leaving gaps of exposed grapevine. Cut off the excess garland and tuck the other end among the grapevine strands to hold it in place.
Step 2: Adorn the wreath with flowers. You will need to use around 6 flowers depending on the size of the wreath.
Insert the individual flowers among the leaves and grapevine strands, tucking them in where they would be most securely held in place. Repeat this process with the rest of the wreaths.
Step 3: Position the finished “floral crown chargers” on your reception tables.
There you have it! Your plates positioned on top of the finished chargers, so prettily ringed with leaves and flowers. Plus, fabric-wrapped favors awaiting each guest! Use burlap or jute table runners, wooden table signs, and chalkboard place cards for additional rustic decor elements.
Where else to use these floral wreath chargers: They would be lovely for other rustic-inspired or garden themed occasions, too. Imagine them gracing an Easter party, a Mother’s Day brunch or a bridal or baby shower!
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