Gather your supplies
- Shallow bowl
- Rust-effect chain
- Black tie wire
- Selection of fresh gum branches and gumnuts
- Ceiling hook
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Cut chain into 3 equal length pieces according to the drop from the ceiling you want.
Drill 3 evenly spaced holes in bowl lip, 10mm from edge. Open last link in chains with crimper, push through holes and close around lip with pliers.
Drill 16 evenly spaced holes around top of bowl.
Thread black tie wire back and forth across bowl, starting at a shorter end going one way, running wire under lip to next hole, then going the other way. Tie both ends together and trim.
Insert branches and nuts through wire, allowing them to spill over the sides.
Drill hole for hook in ceiling rafter and screw hook to rafter, then loop chains through hook. size as plant root ball.
Water well, pop in water tub for 30 minutes. Breathe in the minty, honey aroma of fresh gum leaves – so quintessentially Aussie!
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