Summer flowers and Christmas lights

by | Aug 14, 2018

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

Two vases, a string of lights and seasonal faux or fresh flowers.  We put this look together in the design lab and LOVE it.

We hope you will too!

Materials

We chose this set of lights of white (clear) bulbs on white wire.  This string has 50 bulbs spaced 2.5 inches apart.

A set of white craft lights or a set of white LED lights would have worked well.Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

Choose a filler that matches your decor to hide the light wires or skip it if you like.
Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

We love this collection of combined and single summer flowers gathered into this fantastic bouquet.

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

Our two vases – one significantly larger than the other. Scan your stash of glassware, choose your favorites or head to the hobby store.

Tuck filler into the bottom of the vase. Note that the lights aren’t tucked into the inner vase. As long as you have the lights unplugged when you insert the inside vase and are careful, you can half fill the inner vase with water and fresh flowers.

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

Add more filler and arrange the lights in between the vases.

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

Add flowers.

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

We love the results! What a great way to put two vases that were on a shelf and a string of Christmas lights to great use during summer months.

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

Time for cocktails.

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

 

If you try this project, please share your photos on instagram!!  #christmaslightsource #fliptheswitch

Please share this project to Pinterest!

Summer flowers and Christmas lights

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