Wedding Party Centerpieces

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Your wedding day needs to be the perfect event starting with the invitations and finishing with the wedding cake. You will also have to choose some suitable wedding decorations that will embellish your entire décor. The easiest way to achieve the most creative and interesting centerpiece look is by using simple decorations. You don’t have to choose the priciest and the most elaborate arrangements.

Just go for something simple that will surely transform the décor. For instance some simple red flowers which are tied with a purple or brown ribbon at the middle will crate the effect that you want. These flowers can be used in some cylinder vases or some jars which will give your setting a more rustic note to it. Some simple jars with some hay in ti will also very simple yet very suitable for your rustic concept. You could also add some candy in these jars or on other type of glass containers. Just buy lots of colored candy and then fill up some round or tall bowls with them.

Simple Wedding Centerpieces (Source: weddingpartycenterpieces.com)

Simple Wedding Centerpieces (Source: weddingpartycenterpieces.com)

Since the candy is so colorful these centerpieces will brighten the room and will stand out. Instead of candy you could try making something. Try cooking some delicious cookies which can have different shapes and sizes. They can represent some fall colored leaves or maybe some funny looking pumpkins. This will go perfectly for any fall theme you opt for. Heart cookies are suitable for a Valentines inspired concept as well as some cupcakes. The cupcakes can also be whichever color you want.

Simple Wedding Centerpieces (Source: 29.media.tumblr.com)

Simple Wedding Centerpieces (Source: 29.media.tumblr.com)

You can sprinkle them with some delicious flakes on top or decorate them with strawberries or any other types of berries. Another idea would be to use some fruits and arrange them on some platters. You could choose some pineapples, mangoes and all sorts of exotic fruits.

But you can also go for apples, pears, nuts and other seasonal fall fruits. Just choose things from which you can achieve some lovely centerpiece looks. They don’t have to be expensive items; you can find most of them at good prices and all you have to do is decorate the table area with them.

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If you are into astrology and you love to study planets and galaxies then this kind of theme would be a great choice for your wedding. You could include some interesting detail and adornments into your décor. Use some stars which you can hang from the ceiling or glue some.

As for your centerpieces you could bake some start shaped cookies which can be really fun and easy. Maybe some miniature cakes that have stars as part of the cake decorations will also look nice. You can find lots of simple recipes online and you can also look at some tutorials which can help guide you in the decoration process. Another idea would be to opt for some star candles. You could try three different sizes which you can add on your table area. These star candles can be mixed with some flowers or with other celestial motifs such as moon or miniature planets. These stars can also be made out of paper and placed in some containers for instance.

Star Themed Wedding Centerpieces (Source: marthastewartweddings.com)

Star Themed Wedding Centerpieces (Source: marthastewartweddings.com)

You may also glue some star shaped rhinestone and use them to embellish some simple pictures frames. Use a photo of the two of you in different postures or you can even modify the background. You could choose a background full of stars that will also look great. Another idea would be to decorate some vases with lots of tiny stars. This will take you some time but with a little help anything can be done. So look online to get more ideas and see what exactly you can do.

Star Themed Wedding Centerpieces (Source: candle-boutique.com)

Star Themed Wedding Centerpieces (Source: candle-boutique.com)

These star ornaments can be glued onto any object or they can be made from paper or from various edible ingredients. There are lots of  choices, you just need to choose one that you like best. The supplies can be bought online and they are pretty cheap. You may also hire a professional wedding planner to give you some more ideas or you could get inspired from other photos and tutorials online. These items can be us in various ways and you can combine the star ornaments with candles, flowers and so on until you complete your start themed concept.

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Flowers are very popular centerpieces and they are very versatile. But for those who want to choose something more than just flowers, there are also lots of other choices available. Candles are also a must have. They can be pillar candles or some simple votives, which you could add on top of some mirrors or add in some bowls to achieve the floating effect. The candles should be colorful, so that it brighten up the adornments. You could also choose some lanterns or maybe some torches which will also embellish any outdoor wedding and are perfect to place outside.

Another idea that you could go for, and is not related to flowers, is the edible centerpiece. Bake some simple cookies and place them on some platters. Cupcakes are also a good choice and they can come in a variety of colors. They can be pink, red, blue or various other shades. On top, you could add some hearts, some edible beads or pearls and whichever other decorations you might think of.

Non Flower Wedding Centerpiece Idea (Source: divinedinnerparty.com)

Non Flower Wedding Centerpiece Idea (Source: divinedinnerparty.com)

You could also use candy. Make some candy trees or some candy bouquets which you could add in some glass cylinder vases. The children will be the ones loving the idea. Lollipops and candy canes are the perfect choices to create these centerpieces. Fruits would also work for an outdoor wedding. Add a few slices of lemons and oranges and place them in some round bowls. Do the same with some strawberries and some berries which you could dip in some delicious chocolate.

Non Flower Wedding Centerpiece Idea (Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com)

Non Flower Wedding Centerpiece Idea (Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com)

For the strawberries you could create some interesting tuxedo shapes which will look very complex. For a rustic theme you could hang some cornstalks form the ceiling, and maybe add some hay in a few clear jars. Just start off with some simple ideas and see how far your imagination takes you. Play around with the decorations and try and use colors which are suitable for the season you are having your wedding. Plan every little detail with care and attention so that everything turns out perfectly.

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Silk ornaments are a good choice for your wedding and this choice will save you a lot more money. You could try various things and plenty of arrangements. Start off by having a wedding theme. Based in it you could choose your floral arrangements. Mums, daisies are a great choice for a fall wedding. Take advantage of this lovely color scheme and use various tones to give a bit of color to your location.

You could choose to make some small bouquets on the tables and add the flowers in some vases or you could make some flower garlands. These garlands could be made out of various flowers and colors or out of one. Flower wreaths may also be a good choice and you could use some simple candles next to them. For an outdoor type wedding you may also find some silk greenery which you can use. Add some silk petals on top and the look is completed. You could also try the submerged flower look.

Silk Wedding Centerpieces (Source: wedding-flowers-guide.com)

Silk Wedding Centerpieces (Source: wedding-flowers-guide.com)

Find some photos online and see if you like how they look before you try the look. Fill a bowls with water or some jeweled crystals and then add the flowers on top. You could do the same thing only this time you may use some fruits such as lemon and lime slices and add some bright yellow or orange flowers. For a rustic concept try using some wildflowers but instead of elegant crystal vases choose wooden containers or some jars. The jars could be tied with a small colored own at the middle. Try avoiding satin and use some raffia strings because the look will be a lot more rustic this way.

Silk Wedding Centerpieces (Source: blog.weddingwire.com)

Silk Wedding Centerpieces (Source: blog.weddingwire.com)

As you can see there are lots of tricks you could learn from just by doing a little research. Talk to a wedding planner and let him help. This professional might have some good ideas. So hear him out, and if you are not content with your options, then be creative and put to good use your own ideas and suggestions. As for the silk flowers they can be purchased at almost any flower shop. The prices depend on the type of flower or flowers you decide to get.

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Beach weddings can be very creative and you can try lots of different things. The seas and the beach can be your main inspiration. You could try some interesting sandcastles which will serve as your wedding centerpieces. They can be made out of actual sand and they can be whichever size you want them to be. Or they can be edible. You could try and order some sandcastle inspired cakes. The sandcastles can have little flags and they can even have a bride and groom figurines coming out of the castle.

Another idea would be to use some sandcastles images. You could hang them all around the location. This is a very cheap alternative. You could also order some interesting sandcastle decorations which you can use to adorn the outside part of the castle. These sandcastles are normally gold but you can also order some interesting colors if you like. Add some candles next to these centerpieces to complete the look.

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

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

 The candles can be shaped as some seashells or some starfish. You could also add some exotic flowers on top of the castles or next to them. Combine various atonements until you achieve the look that you want. Lots of these supplies can be ordered online and you can find lots of good deals and offers. Don’t spend more than you have too. The flowers used can be silk ones which is a better choice. You could also opt for some plastic palm trees and some beach balls which you can add next to the castle and create a very beachy atmosphere. Browse some bridal magazines and look at some other beach inspired photos.

Sandcastle Wedding Centerpieces (Source: escapeconcepts.com)

Sandcastle Wedding Centerpieces (Source: escapeconcepts.com)

You might get some ideas to create a very original centerpiece using these sandcastles. Hire someone to help you out with these decorations so that you can finish in time. These sandcastles are not as easy to make and you will need the help of a professional to achieve this look. But whatever you decode to go with make sure that your entire décor represent your taste and your personal likes.

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There is no point in getting too stressed out when it comes to your wedding centerpieces. There are lots of things you could use and get inspired from. You could use the simplest items and achieve a very unique wedding centerpiece. Candles are a very popular decorations used at any themed inspired wedding. The candles can be round, heart shaped , colorful or just a simple color and they can be any size you want. So look around at some sites and choose the candles that you think work best with the décor.

For a fall wedding opt for some dramatic candles especially if the concept of your wedding is a Halloween one. For a more elegant touch maybe some black and white candles would do the trick and so on. For those of you who have a more rustic feel to the wedding then choose some lantern in which you can add a small candle and light it up.

Popular Wedding Table Centerpieces (Source: rulerweddingdress.info)

Popular Wedding Table Centerpieces (Source: rulerweddingdress.info)

 Candles can also be placed in some glass bowls combined with some stones and pebbles or with some colored jewels at the bottom of the bowl. Another popular items used at wedding are flowers. You cannot have a romantic wedding without having some flowers. Use tall vases or some cylinder ones. Go for some rich colorful bouquets or choose long stems. Some silk floral arrangements are also a very good choice and a cheap one for those looking to reduce some wedding costs.

Popular Wedding Table Centerpieces (Source: favecrafts.com)

Popular Wedding Table Centerpieces (Source: favecrafts.com)

Flower pots could also add a nice touch to your table area. For more options try going for some edible centerpiece by using fruits. Play around with some limes, oranges, strawberries, applies and so on. Slice them up and create the centerpiece that you’ve envisioned. You could place the fruits on top of some cupcakes or some delicious other treats. Just be inspired by your theme and start deciding which items and supplies you need to use. Look online to get more ideas and put in practice what you think might suit your wedding concept. Browse though some prices and try and also get the best deals.

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If you want to break the patterns a little and try something different then you need to forget about anything traditional and opt for something interesting. Flowers can be quite expensive and you will need to invest a lot of money into these arrangements. So why not instead flowers use some fruits? You can even make some fruits bouquets. Just use a simple glass vase or even a bowls and start using some slices of limes, lemons, grapefruits and oranges. This will give your centerpieces a very nice and colorful look.

You may also use a flower on top of the fruit arrangements or maybe use some flowers petals at the bottom of the bowl or vase. Another fun idea which is quite cheap and you can make at home are some origami figurines or some paper flowers. Use some colors to give them a pop of colors if not then go for the simple white paper ones. They will surely be very impressive.

Homemade Wedding Centerpieces (Source: ny-image0.etsy.com)

Homemade Wedding Centerpieces (Source: ny-image0.etsy.com)

And if you are skilled at this origami art than go ahead and experiment a little. You will surely obtain some amazing results. Cupcakes or small cakes are also something you can do at home. Just get inspired from the season in which you are having your wedding and then go for it. You could bake some heart shaped cakes or some simple flowers ones. The cupcakes could also be very colorful and bright with lots of delicious sprinkles on top. They are easy to bake and they will look very nice on your tables.

Homemade Wedding Centerpieces (Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com)

Homemade Wedding Centerpieces (Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com)

You can do the same with cookies. For a fall wedding you could bake some leaf shapes cookies or some pumpkin ones. Arrange hem on some platters and there you have it. One delicious wedding centerpiece. Candles are also very useful and they can easily be done at home. You could play around with lots of these ideas and see which one works best for your decor. The prices for these supplies are quite a cheap one and if you put together these decorations yourself then you will get to reduce a lot of your wedding costs.

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A tropical or a beach concept is the perfect theme for you to use some seashells wedding decorations. You could get these supplies from any store that carries these items. The prices should be reasonable ones and you can achieve a lot of interesting ideas. First of all you could hang these shells and use some nets to make the location look very beach-like. Next would be to incorporate them in your centerpieces.

You can do so by adding sand in some fish bowls and then scatter some shells on the bowls. Or use a simple glass container and add these shells along with some sea sponges and so on. Plants and flowers could also be used next to these decorations. The flowers could be some silk orchids which you can place in a bowl filled up with water and at the bottom of the bowls you may add the seashells. Another idea would be to make the seashells edible.

Sea Shell Wedding Centerpiece (Source: perfect-wedding-day.com)

Sea Shell Wedding Centerpiece (Source: perfect-wedding-day.com)

This can be done if you decide to bake some cookies shapes as shells or even some miniature cakes which you can use as centerpieces and even as your wedding favors. Choose some flavors that you like and then make them at home or place an order. You may also opt for some interesting candle shapes as shells. They can be white or whichever colors you like. Light them up and set the romantic mood. The candles can be mixed with some flowers or next to some simple miniature palm trees.

Sea Shell Wedding Centerpiece (Source: countrylightcandle.com)

Sea Shell Wedding Centerpiece (Source: countrylightcandle.com)

There are lots of supplies and decorations you can come across if you look online. You might also find some good deals and take advantage to purchase them. It would also be a lot cheaper if you managed your own wedding decorations and not hire someone else. But before the big day it would help if you experimented a little at home. Just try to use these seashells decorations and see what ideas are right and which are not. You get to pull all the strings since this is your wedding and the power to decide lies in your hands.

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A tropical theme should be a fun idea to conceive your wedding concept around it. You could gather lots of items from various stores and start planning some details regarding the décor. You could use some small Hawaiian dancer figurines which you can place on the tables or maybe some flowers arrangements. Read more about this culture and find things which you can use.

For instance the hibiscus flower which is their state flower and which you can use for your décor. You could choose some pots or you can add the flowers I some bowls. Orchids and crown flowers will also work very nice and you can achieve some wonderful floral arrangements with these flowers. Another idea you could go for are some fruits and since this is a tropical theme the fruits should be tropical as well. Try carving some pineapples, mangos and use some coconuts. The coconuts can also be used as cocktail.

Hawiaan Tropical Wedding Centerpieces (Source: weddingpartycenterpieces.com)

Hawiaan Tropical Wedding Centerpieces (Source: weddingpartycenterpieces.com)

Add some colorful straws and you will have some delicious cocktails which can also be tasted and which will also decorate your table area. Umbrellas and funky shades along with some sandboxes are a good idea as well. You could use some seashells or you can bake some cookies shaped as sea stars or some palm trees. If you can do it yourself then don’t bother hiring a bakery if not then look at some specialized bakeries and place an order. Just have fun these ideas and try some new things until you get your desired look.

Hawiaan Tropical Wedding Centerpieces (Source: a3.ec-images.myspacecdn.com)

Hawiaan Tropical Wedding Centerpieces (Source: a3.ec-images.myspacecdn.com)

Just buy the supplies from online shops and sites and see what you can use for your centerpieces. The flowers don’t necessary have to be real ones they can be silk and they will still look very lovely. You may also go for some candles and combine them with some flowers or with other types of decorations that you have in mind. Some videos or some other wedding pictures might be a good inspiration for you. Decide with your husband and make sure to accentuate your Hawaiian theme by using the right adornments.

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For some it might seem a plain idea to use rock in your wedding centerpiece. But it can be a very original touch if you know what to use next to these rocks. You can even pick them from your own garden. Of course it will take you a long time to find matching ones so just go with different looks. The rocks can be painted or you can draw some symbols on them. For a more elegant look try using some flowers. Go for really colored ones so that it stands out. Choose some daisies or some mums which will surely embellish your table area. Candles would also do. If you buy them in bulk you might be able to get a good discount on them as well. The candles can also be shaped as rocks and next to them you can add the actual rocks. You may use some twigs and branches as well instead of the floral arrangements. Add the twigs in a small container and add some stones at the bottom of the vase.

Fall Wedding Centerpieces With Rocks (Source: uniquefallwedding.com)

Fall Wedding Centerpieces With Rocks (Source: uniquefallwedding.com)

The vase can be round or it can be a square one whichever you think goes best with your setting. Then you can spray paint the twigs and give them a bit of shine such as silver or gold or why not go for both shades. Add some small details such as silk leaves, flowers or even some pictures of you. This could also be a good idea. You could also try adding some globes or some Christmas inspired ornaments in case your theme is a winter one. Next to these vases you could add the rocks and create a big circle around them.

Fall Wedding Centerpieces With Rocks (Source: weddingphotousa.com)

Fall Wedding Centerpieces With Rocks (Source: weddingphotousa.com)

There are lots of ways you can find to incorporate these items. Just get a few ideas by looking at some more pictures or by looking at some tutorials using different wedding decorations. You might find an idea that you like and which might turn out great in the end. A simple adornment can transform its look if it’s used next to the right decorative element.

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