How to make a D.I.Y. floral wall

A beautiful backdrop will take your party decorations to the next level. Transform plain wire mesh panels with a host of flowers to make your own simple floral screen to pop behind the dessert table, or to stand at the entrance to your party for a glamorous photo op.

Bunnings magazine, September 2020

Tools and materials:

1800mm x 900mm wire mesh panels x 2

200mm x 4.6mm black cable ties

240cm black fence posts x 2

Flowers and foliage

Mallet

Join the panels

Attach the wire mesh panels together vertically using cable ties.

Position the posts

Drive the fence posts into the ground in position using a mallet and prop the panels against them.

Fix the panels to the posts

Secure panels to the fence posts using cable ties threaded through the top holes.

Decorate!

Thread flowers and foliage through the mesh, grouping together densely for maximum impact. For a really packed floral display, attach florists’ foam bricks to the panel with cable ties, then insert flowers into the foam bricks.

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Photo Credit: Cath Muscat

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Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.
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