Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

by | Jul 23, 2017

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

We love quick and easy projects and this one qualifies on both counts and uses two of the hottest current design trends – cotton and bromeliads.

Perfect as a dinner party centerpiece because it casts a lovely glow and stays out of the way of cross-table conversations.

The following materials list for this easy dinner party accent is super short:

  • Wooden tray
  • Cotton accent – we’ve used a round faux cotton ball
  • Succulents – either real or simulated (we love both!).  We used two hollow spheres and a small colorful accent. You can find the succulents at the hobby store, a nursery or online.
  • Battery fairy lights
  • Lace runner – nice touch if you have it

The cotton accent. We found this at a big box hobby store.

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

The succulent accents – we used two of the “balls”. We also added a small red faux succulent as a final touch. (See our final photo.)

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

An all purpose wooden tray. So versatile, you really should have one.

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

Warm white battery fairy lights are our favorite for this project but closer to red would be great alternatives.

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

Our runner. A lace tablecloth would be a great look as well.

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

Using a simulated succulent sphere makes it easy to light it up from the inside. Tuck the battery fairy lights into the interior.

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

Wind the battery lights under all the components.

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

Line up the succulents and the cotton on the tray.  Turn on the lights. Here’s a closeup of the completed project.

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

Add a little colorful faux succulent, dim the lights and start the first course!

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

 

Rustic Chic Cotton and Succulent Centerpiece

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