Wedding Party Centerpieces

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Edible centerpieces have become quite popular over the last few years. They are fun o use and they can be quite unique. There are lots of ideas you can use for your centerpieces. Try some fruits or some candy or even some cakes. You can go for medium sized ones or go for some miniature cakes. The last option is a lot more popular because small cakes have better prices and they will surely be eaten due to their size. The theme for these cakes should start from the concept of your wedding. For a fall wedding go for some leaf inspired cakes or some cakes shaped as pumpkins. These ideas will also go well with a Halloween inspired concept. Spring and summer is the perfect time to choose some lovely floral arrangements. Use your favorite flowers to decorate the mini cakes centerpieces.

Wedding Cake Centerpieces (Source: eatcake.smugmug.com)

Wedding Cake Centerpieces (Source: eatcake.smugmug.com)

You can even go for some rose inspired cakes. For a beach wedding you need to think about nautical motifs. Go for some inspired seashells or some lovely palm tree deigns. You can find more ideas by browsing some pictures or some other wedding cake pictures. This might trigger your imagination and you never know what you might come up with. These cake centerpieces can be placed on silver trays on some glass ones. Make sure to choose the proper flavors for each season. Go for something light during summer and spring and choose spicier scents like cinnamon and rum ones for a fall or winter wedding.

Wedding Cake Centerpieces (Source: images.theknot.com)

Wedding Cake Centerpieces (Source: images.theknot.com)

Talk to a professional baker and let him know what your ideas are concerning these edible centerpieces. Place the order in advance so that in case anything goes wrong, the professional baker has enough time to mend the culinary errors. You can choose whichever decorations you like best for these cakes. Go for any colors as well as long as they are still representative for the theme of your wedding. Having special and one of a kind centerpiece implies imagination and going beyond any limits. So go for color, go for taste and last but not least go for bold and funky decorations.

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When choosing the centerpieces for your wedding, you need to think of creating something very festive and very fun. A wedding is a celebration so you need to find items that go with your theme and your décor. If your wedding is a more casual one and you wish to go for color and something fun you could try some balloons. They are very cheap and you can use them in many different ways. Start of with choosing some interesting balloons shapes. They can be round, they can represent different animals or they can have some funny faces drawn on them. Theses balloons also come in different colors. You could go for red ones, white, pink, green, blue and so on. Use two color to create balance and give the room more brightens. Go for red and white, pink and purple, green and blue and so on. You can tie them up with some small owls or you can use other decorations to complete the look.

Wedding Balloon Centerpieces (Source: balloons-denver.com)

Wedding Balloon Centerpieces (Source: balloons-denver.com)

They would look good next to some flowers or next to some candy centerpieces for instance. The candy can be placed in bowls and you can tie the balloons from these bowls. These balloons are very easy to use and they will be fun to arrange. You can look online and find some sites that sell funny balloons. Place and order and then look online to find new ways and ideas to arrange these centerpieces. You could use them for any theme. They go well with a Disney inspired one, a spring or summer and so on.

Wedding Balloon Centerpieces (Source: beckysballoonanimals.com)

Wedding Balloon Centerpieces (Source: beckysballoonanimals.com)

Be creative and combine different colors so that the entire decor looks festive. You can even go for three color combinations. Choose pink , black and white or purple, pink and white and so on. There are many combinations you could use and try. Creating this easy centerpieces will give you enough time to deal with other details regarding your wedding. So besides the fact that they are less time consuming they are also fun to make.

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A vintage wedding can be the perfect choice for those of you who love old fashioned items. If you want to add this concept into your wedding, then you should think of the colors and items you will need to use. Make sure you can find them online because sometimes these vintage decorations can cost more then you know. You could use some lace, this is not expensive and you can do a lot of ideas with it. You could decorate some vases and place some elegant white roses in them or use it to decorate some picture frames. You could use a picture of the two of you in black and white or with a little lace detail on the side which will look straight from another era. You can also achieve this vintage look by placing some candles in the middle of the table.

Vintage Wedding Centerpieces (Source: lulusinspirations.com)

Vintage Wedding Centerpieces (Source: lulusinspirations.com)

They can represent some flowers or you can use them next to some flower arrangements on the table. Use a mirror and place the candles on top of the mirrors on top of some trays. You can add a few rose petals next to these candles and there you have it, a very simple and elegant vintage inspired look. You will also have to take into account the colors. Make sure they are vintage inspired one such as dusty pink, pastels tones and so on. You can go for some pastel colored roses and use some white candles to complete the look.

Vintage Wedding Centerpieces (Source: cdnimg.visualizeus.com)

Vintage Wedding Centerpieces (Source: cdnimg.visualizeus.com)

Pearls can also look very vintage. You can fill in some round bowls with pearls and add a rose in the middle or place your picture frame inside the bowl. There are many ways to combine and match these vintage elements. Everything should be in your head so that when you put it into practice you have it all figured out. If this concept is too much for you and don’t know where to start, look online and get some ideas by browsing some vintage pictures. Buy the items at online hops and make sure that you respect this theme all the way.

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Since the centerpieces are the main “attraction” of your wedding décor you need to come up with new ideas that will make your decorations stand out and be very unique. A good suggestion would be to use some branches or some twigs which you can decorate in multiples ways. You can go for some lovely globe ornaments which will be very nice for a inert inspired theme, go for some elegant shinny crystals or some flowers. But before getting to the decorative part you need to find the right twigs. They need to be long so that you can embellish them and they need to be thick as well. You can find these twigs at online stores and you can also buy some extra decorations to use them for your centerpiece look. Make sure to tie up the branches so that they have a nice compact look.

Twig Wedding Centerpieces (Source: photos.weddingbycolor-nocookie.com)

Twig Wedding Centerpieces (Source: photos.weddingbycolor-nocookie.com)

Use some bows or some wire. You can even use simple strings and hide them by placing the twigs in some sand or in some colored jewel ornaments. The final step is to ornate the twigs. These twigs can also be painted you can use whichever colors you want. Some gold or silver at the tips of the twigs will give them a very elegant look. Choose ribbons, crystals or some silk flowers which you can add as adornments. For a country inspired concept go for some lights or some leaves.

Twig Wedding Centerpieces (Source: weddinggirl.ca)

Twig Wedding Centerpieces (Source: weddinggirl.ca)

You can use some candles next to these branches or with some fruits as well. This will complete the look and will make your table area seem very well put-together. You can see more pictures online and this can help you get more ideas on what you can achieve. It might sound easy to decorate a few twigs but in fact it can be quite a handful. You need to choose the perfect sizes and the right decorations. They can’t be too heavy or the centerpieces might fall apart. There are details to consider so make sure you this is what you want and find the proper adornments to complete this twig centerpiece look. 

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Sometimes it might be easy if you want to mix and match some centerpieces. This way you won’t spend a lot of time making them separately. A good combination would have to be candles and flowers or even candles and fruits. You can use any type of flowers and any types of fruits that you like. Just make sure to choose the fruits based on the season. This way it will be a lot easier for you to find seasonal fruits. Limes are very fun to use in your wedding centerpieces. They can be found at any time and they are very reasonable priced. As for the flowers you can go for roses, lilies and for a more elegant touch choose colored orchids. They come in white, pink, yellow and so on. Yellow orchids will go just fine with some limes.

Orchid And Lime Wedding Centerpieces (Source: phillips-flowers.com)

Orchid And Lime Wedding Centerpieces (Source: phillips-flowers.com)

There are plenty of ways you can arrange and combine these elements. The first one would be to go for some tall crystal vases. Place the limes and then add the orchids. Another idea would be to go for some lime slices and use some orchid petals. They can also be placed in round bowls or in other glass containers. It is important that these containers be made out of glass so that the elements you used for decoration are noticeable. Baskets are also a good idea, you can fill up the baskets with some juicy limes and then use some orchids to embellish the basket. You can find more ideas and more pictures if you go online and do some research.

Orchid And Lime Wedding Centerpieces (Source: cdn.bestdestinationwedding.com)

Orchid And Lime Wedding Centerpieces (Source: cdn.bestdestinationwedding.com)

You never know what might trigger your imagination and might give you some wonderful ideas. Discuss this with your husband, exchange ideas or talk to a wedding planner that might help you out. Either way it is up to you to decide how you wish to decorate your table area and what type of decorations, flowers and other items you want to use. If you want a unique décor with some interesting adornments then you need to be creative and try things that have not been tried before.

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You need to figure out which centerpieces go best with your wedding table. They should be based on the season and make sure to choose these decorations based on the weather outside. For instance you can’t opt for some ice-ream edible centerpieces when it’s summer. You need to find things that will last and will still tasty delicious after a while. You can try some fruits such as apples, pears, grapes which will go perfectly for a fall inspired season. You may also go for interesting decorations with nuts. You can fill up a bowl and then add some twigs and some branches and this will create a very interesting rustic look. Arranging your centerpieces with some simple fruits or even some vegetables is very easy and you don’t even have to spend a lot of money on it.

Ediable Wedding Centerpieces (Source: www-static.weddingbee.com)

Ediable Wedding Centerpieces (Source: www-static.weddingbee.com)

You can also set up some interesting arrangements with some lemons. The colors yellow will go perfectly for an outdoor wedding. You ca place some flowers in the bowls as well or with some simple lemon centerpieces. Another idea for some edible wedding favors would have to be cupcakes. They are easy to bake and you have a lot of options as well. They can be pink, chocolate, yellow, green, purple and whichever other colors you might think of. Cookies are also an excellent choice. You can try different shapes like hearts or some leaf ones. The shape of these cookies should depend on the theme of your wedding.

Ediable Wedding Centerpieces (Source: weddingpartycenterpieces.com)

Ediable Wedding Centerpieces (Source: weddingpartycenterpieces.com)

For a winter inspired one go for some Santa cookies which will look lovely on some Santa plates. Another idea would be some candied applies which are the perfect choices for a fall concept. It is easy to do and there  is very little money involved in creating these centerpieces. The choice is yours. Look online, find some more ideas and delicious recipes and start cooking. Or you can order these treats online. You can even make some lollipop trees or use some candy to fill some bowls. It is be simple, delicious and it will surely draw the guest’s attention.

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Outdoor weddings can take place either in a lovely garden or maybe a restaurant terrace. You will need to start by choosing some decorations and use them to create lovely outdoor centerpieces. You could choose some lanterns. They can be hanged or you can place them on the tables. They can be white or black and you can get them from online stores. Next to these lanterns you may use some flower wreaths. They can e made from lovely roses or some mums. In the middle of these floral arrangements place the lanterns. You can do the same things with some candles. They can be red, white or any other that goes with your décor. Feel free to use the flowers arrangements all by themselves. They can be small round bouquets or you can use some tall vases or some fish bowls.

Outdoor Wedding Table Centerpiece Ideas (Source: southlaketahoe.com)

Outdoor Wedding Table Centerpiece Ideas (Source: southlaketahoe.com)

You can go for stems or simple go for with some decorative petals. These floral arrangements can be natural or you can go for “faux” ones if this suits your budget better. Another suggestion for an outdoor reception would be some edible centerpieces. Fruits can be a good alternative and you can go for some seasonal ones as well. So if your reception is during the fall season then opt for nuts and some apples, if it’s during the summertime then go for more exotic fruits like pineapple, strawberries and melons.

Outdoor Wedding Table Centerpiece Ideas (Source: brideorama.com)

Outdoor Wedding Table Centerpiece Ideas (Source: brideorama.com)

They can be carved and chopped in various different ways. They can even be covered in chocolate or some delicious sprinkles. Use some silver trays or some elegant bowls and place the fruits. Cupcakes, cookies or candy are also good choices. You ca do some very interesting arrangements with candy. Just place some lollipops in some medium sizes vases and they will replace any floral arrangements. And the best part is that they will be even tastier. Don’t forget to match the tablecloths with the season colors. This way your entire setting will match and the look for your outdoor wedding will be complete and beautiful.

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Flowers are usually a go-to piece at every wedding, no matter the décor or the theme. They are very versatile and easy to arrange. But for those of you who wish to choose something that is not flower related you also have plenty of options. Candles for instance are the second go-to piece. They can be very elegant and they are also versatile. Go for elegant white ones and place them in some antique candles holders. This will surely give your wedding a vintage look. They can be black, red or whichever color you like. Votives are also a good choice. You can place them onto some mirrors and they will create a very interesting table effect. The candles can also be shaped as flowers such as roses or some funny figurines. If you have a Disney inspired theme you might be able to find some interesting princess shaped candles. The same thing goes for a beach inspired concept.

Non Floral Wedding Centerpieces (Source: ny-image3.etsy.com)

Non Floral Wedding Centerpieces (Source: ny-image3.etsy.com)

Feel free to use instead of real seashells some candle shaped seashells. For a fall wedding, your centerpieces can be small wax pumpkins or some lovely leaf candles. As you can see there are a lot of choices when it comes to opting for noon-floral centerpieces. Fruits are also a good choice. You can add them on some platter or in some baskets. Go for fruits based on the season in which you are having your wedding. For a summer one go with melons and strawberries while for a fall one choose nuts, pears and berries.

Non Floral Wedding Centerpieces (Source: imgspark.com)

Non Floral Wedding Centerpieces (Source: imgspark.com)

Lemons and limes can also look very nice for an outdoor venue. You can fill up some glass containers with lemons and limes and you will get a very interesting contrast not to mention a splash of color. You can do the same with some colored candy. Maybe create some trees made out of lollipops or some interesting arrangements made of candied apples. You can get inspired from many other pictures online and use tutorials to help guide you. Just take your time and ask someone to help you out. If you cannot find time to create these arrangements, then hire a wedding planner. These details need to be finished on time so that when your wedding day arrives, everything is perfect.

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If you are planning a beach theme wedding, then every detail needs to planned with care and attention. There are lots of ideas you can incorporate in your beach theme concept. You could go for some exotic plants or maybe some edible centerpieces which can represent sand castles and palm trees. Seashells are another item you could use for your decorations. They can be plastic and you fill lots of bowls with these shells. You can add sand or some water. The seashells can also be made out of wax so that you can create the floating effect. The bowls can be square or round or you could go for some plastic buckets instead. The shells can be medium size or you could go for colored ones in all different sizes. They can be used next to some lovely floral arrangements o you could try some interesting plants. The seashells can also be mixed with some pearls and you can add some nets to make the beach inspired look complete.

Seashell Wedding Centerpiece (Source: seashell-beach-weddings.com)

Seashell Wedding Centerpiece (Source: seashell-beach-weddings.com)

When arranging these centerpieces is all about how far are you willing to go with your imagination. You can manage to arrange some interesting pieces and crate some lovely arrangements. You just need to get ideas and you can get them by looking online and checkout out various magazines. Another alternative would be to speak to a wedding planner and see what his suggestions are. You can browse though some ideas and see what you can achieve together.

Seashell Wedding Centerpiece (Source: uniquebeachwedding.com)

Seashell Wedding Centerpiece (Source: uniquebeachwedding.com)

The costs for these seashells centerpieces depends. If you combine with some flowers it can cost more, if you just use some seashells and some candles it might be less. It all depends on how many adornments you wish to use. You could also go for sand boxes and scattered the seashells in the box. Don’t forget to use color to your tables so that the centerpieces are noticeable and they create a very colorful décor. So decide ad then go for the concept that you’ve imagined.

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When thinking of all the wedding preparation, most brides start with the centerpieces. And since every bride wants to have a romantic and lovely wedding, flowers are the number one pick. Some go for mums, other choose orchids and some brides prefer to opt for the traditional  roses. The different colors of the roses stand for different things. Pink roses symbolize grace, white ones stand for purity and peace while red ones represent passion and love. So if your choice is red roses you have made an excellent decision. As for the creative part in which you must use the flowers, this is up to you. Whatever ideas and thoughts you might have make sure to experiment and put them in practice to see how they look.

Red Roses Wedding Centerpieces (Source: brideorama.com)

Red Roses Wedding Centerpieces (Source: brideorama.com)

You can gather a bunch of red roses and make small arrangements on the tables. You could also put them in some vases and use ribbons to tie them up. A more modern look would be to go for some twigs or maybe some white or black feathers. This will create a lovely contrast and will make your arrangements look straight out of a bridal décor magazine. You could also use rose stems and place them in a bowl filled with crystals or jewels. The red roses can be combined with other roses like white or purple. The red and purple combinations would be perfectly with a fall inspired concept. You can order some candles shapes as red roses.

Red Roses Wedding Centerpieces (Source: moosesevani.com)

Red Roses Wedding Centerpieces (Source: moosesevani.com)

The size can be a medium one or a bigger one. You may also go for smaller ones which you can place in  a bowl  filled with water. This will also look amazing on your table and will create a romantic ambiance. The roses can be fake or natural, either way you need to make sure that they look great as your centerpieces. The red roses can also be combines with some string pearls which will add a more elegant ouch to the table or they can have glitter on them which will make them shine even more. Be creative and use these gentile and lovely flowers to achieve your desired wedding decorations.

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