Wedding Party Centerpieces

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Using crystal decorations for your wedding décor will give your wedding setting a very luxurious and one-of-a-kind look. You could try plenty of looks and use flowers, candles and use some simple branches, spray paint them and then hang some delicate crystal ornaments on them. These crystal ornaments can be bought online and you can find plenty of shapes and plenty of colors. You could also choose to have some edible centerpieces and use some crystal platters on which you can place them. This would be suitable for a Christmas inspired theme. Bake some cupcake or some miniature cakes that contain some snowflakes decorations and then set them onto the crystal platter.

Around the cake you would also decorate the platter with some flowers petals or some small beads. Candles could also be used in combinations with crystal ornaments. You could go for a crystal candelabra look and use some white or some silver candles. Use some colored flowers around this centerpieces so that your arrangements not only shine but also has a splash of color in it.

Wedding Centerpiece With Crytals (Source: weddingandeventlights.com.au)

Wedding Centerpiece With Crytals (Source: weddingandeventlights.com.au)

Choose some crystals bowls in which you can create a submerged flower look or simply scatter around some colorful orchids and add some votive candles around the arrangement. Use white flowers or colored ones to achieve a very sophisticated look and choose some crystals containers for this look. You will also be able to find some crystal figurines such as butterflies, flowers and so on. You may use them as part of your décor however you see fit.

Wedding Centerpiece With Crytals (Source: photos.weddingbycolor.com)

Wedding Centerpiece With Crytals (Source: photos.weddingbycolor.com)

Online you can find plenty of stores that sell these types of crystal just make sure you check out different ones so that you can find better prices. Some might be a lot pricier than others. And remember that you can use these crystal decorations by themselves or you can combine different looks using all sorts of other decorations. Look at some images and pictures online and maybe you will find something inspiring for your wedding look.

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Achieving different looks by using candles is very simple. You just need to let your imagination run wild and find ways to make your candle arrangements stand out. Using candles for your centerpieces can really reflect romance and a very cozy atmosphere. The candles can be bought online. They come in different shapes, sizes, fragrances or colors. The shades that you choose need to match your setting and need to go with the concept that you choose. You can add the candles in some bowls filled with water, thus, creating a floating effect.

To make it more unique add some glitter in the water or some sparkling stones and gems. The containers need to be a glass one so that the candles arrangements are noticeable. You could also choose to go for some pillar candles and spread some colored jewels all around them or simply fill up a glass container with these crystals and then add the candles as the final touch. Rocks and other early elements can be used next to these candles and you can achieve a very elegant fall inspired theme.

Wedding Candle Centerpieces (Source: big-wedding-tiny-budget.com)

Wedding Candle Centerpieces (Source: big-wedding-tiny-budget.com)

Go ahead and opt for flowers, as well. Add a few flower petals on top of your floating candle centerpieces just to emphasize this look. Or go for some mirrors which will give the candle centerpiece a very dramatic note. Make sure that whichever type of candles you use, either they are votive ones, pillars or nay other shapes you base your decorations on the theme. For Christmas theme use some Santa inspired wax figurines, some penguin one if you wish to go for a more comical feel and so on.

Wedding Candle Centerpieces (Source: countrycreations.info)

Wedding Candle Centerpieces (Source: countrycreations.info)

Heart shaped candles, flowers ones can be used for any kind of concept that you might have in mind. Combine them with some flowers or place them in some elegant candles holders and give them a more sophisticated look. If you wish to go for more vintage look then find some vintage candle holders when you can add some tall candle. Play around with these ornaments and think how you could incorporate them in your wedding centerpiece look.

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Choosing candy adornments for your table centerpieces can really put some flavor and sweetness in your decorations. Not to mention that you get to use lots of tasty and colorful treats. They can truly embellish your table area and create some spectacular centerpieces. For instance you could order some topiary candy trees form specialized stores that make these kinds of adornments.

The candy can be pink, blue ,red or all sorts of combinations. However if you wish to save some money and do not spend a fortune on these kinds of items you can still use candy and place it on some simple trays. You could go for some jelly beans, chocolates and many other delicious treats. Lollipops could be used instead of flower arrangements. You could try adding some lollipops not some clear vases.

Or use some jars instead of the vases. In the jars you could also add some cookies or some truffles.

Wedding Candy Centerpiece (Source: andreadozier.com)

Wedding Candy Centerpiece (Source: andreadozier.com)

The jars can be decorated with some glitter ribbons or some colored ones. Make sure that you color coordinate the candy that you use with the colors form your wedding decor. If you are a having a fall theme wedding then you could choose some red and burnt orange candy while for a winter one opt for the traditional Christmas colors such as red, blue and so on. Also when choosing your sweets it would be best to stay away from anything that might contain nuts or traces of peanuts. You never know which guests can be allergic. This will help you any emergency situation that might happen at your wedding.

Wedding Candy Centerpiece (Source: michiganweddingblog.com)

Wedding Candy Centerpiece (Source: michiganweddingblog.com)

Just enjoy picking out the candy that you will be incorporating in your wedding centerpieces. Combine them however you want and choose the right containers to store them in so that the candy stands out. Find some candy stores and buy the ones that taste and look the best.

Discuss prices and maybe if you buy them in bulk you will get a discount. However you decide to use these decorations, your table centerpieces will surely seem very appealing and delicious to your guests. No one will be able to resist.

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There are plenty of ways in which your centerpiece can stand out. Some do so by colors, shaped or size. You will need to decide on a theme and then based on it, choose whichever decorations you think work best. If you are thinking of suing some delicious cupcakes centerpieces then you need to choose a proper color, shape, flavor and designs.

For a winter inspired theme your cupcakes should reflect this season. So choose to have some interesting snowflakes and some snowmen figurines on top of the cupcakes. The cupcakes could also be white and have some silver beads on top. For a spring or summer concept you could use flowers or you could have the cupcakes be shaped as flowers. They can be roses, daisies, orchids and so on. The colors need to be very vibrant and colors so opt for some pink, red, light blue and violate tones.

The way you arrange the cupcakes on the tables is also very important.

Wedding Cupcake Centerpieces (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

Wedding Cupcake Centerpieces (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

They can be used as topiary cupcakes trees or simply placed on some trays. Think of different decorations you could use for these cupcakes and embellish hem so that they stand out. The cupcakes can be small, medium or you could go for some small wedding cakes that look like actual cupcakes. Only this time the cupcakes are a lot bigger. They will look very interesting and they will surely catch the attention of the guests. Talk to some bakers and some professional chefs to see what can be done with the ideas that you have. You will also be asked to pick a flavor.

Wedding Cupcake Centerpieces (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

Wedding Cupcake Centerpieces (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

So, choose either something like an orange and vanilla flavor or go for chocolate. There are lots of other samples for you, just have a taste and pick out a delicious flavor. Discuss with the professional chef how exactly you would like the cupcakes to be and what the icing should be like. Use either one bright color or go for two.

You can even choose some funny figurines to add on top of the cupcakes or anything that you might think of to make them look very creative.

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If you want to go for a very simple and tasty centerpieces idea you could try some cookies. They can be either homemade or you can order them form a bakery that you like. Baking them at home might take you some time, but if you love to cook and you have imagination you can achieve a very interesting look and save up some money.

You will need to buy all the necessary ingredients and then get started. You can bake some chocolate cookies, vanilla ones or add special flavors that you like. Dip them into some sugar or go for some tasty icing on top. The icing can be a colorful one and it can reflect the theme of your wedding. For instance if you have a fall theme wedding then the icing for your cookies could be a brown or a deep red one. For  a tropical theme choose blue icing shades and so on.

The cookies can be shaped as hearts, starts, moon, butterflies, flowers and so on.

Wedding Cookie Centerpiece (Source: kelleyhart.com)

Wedding Cookie Centerpiece (Source: kelleyhart.com)

Just make sure that their shapes and models reflect your wedding concept. For a winter theme go for some snowmen cookies or some funny Santa ones. You could also go for some Christmas trees or some snowflake shapes. Arrange them on some platters or sue some Mason jars. The jars can be tied with a bow at the middle or at the bottom. These cookies can also be wrapped in some cellophane or maybe place them in some baskets. If you have some flower shapes ones like roses or some daisies you can use a basket to give the impression that those are actual flowers that are arranged in a basket.

Wedding Cookie Centerpiece (Source: thechocolateswirl.com)

Wedding Cookie Centerpiece (Source: thechocolateswirl.com)

 You could also try some funny cookies figurines like animal ones or some balloon shaped ones. All you need are the right ingredients and enough time to bake all of these delicious treats. Then you need to think of a way to arrange them on your tables. Just have fun and do not stress about it.

However, if you feel that there is no time and you have either things to worry about then just place an order of cookies online.

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For those of you who want to create that natural look, you could use a lot of elements that are inspired from nature. You might not think of suing twigs and branches but they are very suitable for such a theme and they can be combines with lots of other decorations.

You can really be creative with these pieces and find simple yet elegant ways to achieve an original look. Using sticks and branches can be a great idea for a more rustic theme but they can also be used for a more sophisticated wedding décor. Add them in some tall crystal vases along with some greenery or some flowers. Berry branches would be the perfect touch next to your simple twigs. The flowers that you opt for can either be faux ones or they can be natural ones. These sticks can be tied with some bows and ribbons.

Another suggestion would be to dye the sticks. You can spray paint them in any colors that you see fit.

Sticks For Wedding Centerpieces (Source: i25.tinypic.com)

Sticks For Wedding Centerpieces (Source: i25.tinypic.com)

Try some gold or some silver shades. You can then add some artificial leaves and glue them into the sticks or simple stuff the vase with a bunch of leaves. You can do the same using some jeweled crystals or some beads. This will create a more elegant feel to your arrangement. Some long rose stems combines with the sticks will also be a good choice. But you can also choose whichever types of flowers you like best. Next to these arrangements you can also place some candles.

Sticks For Wedding Centerpieces (Source: feeds2.yourstorewizards.com)

Sticks For Wedding Centerpieces (Source: feeds2.yourstorewizards.com)

The candles can be simple tea light ones which will give the table area a touch of romance. Another thing you can achieve with these sticks are some wreaths. Use some flowers here and there to give the sticks a bit of color. Choose some daisies, sunflowers or whichever other types of colorful and bright colors you like. There are no limits to what you can achieve with the right supplies and items.

So, buy whatever you need from the store and then start thinking of ways to embellish the location.

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These centerpieces are not easy to achieve as some might think. It requires a lot of dedications and a well thought plan. You should consider your wedding concept when choosing these centerpieces. Some go for candles, some prefer flowers while other refer to choose some edible treats like small cakes. This would be a lot simpler for the guests when they crave for something sweet. So, choose some miniature cakes which have different embellishments and that will stand out.

For instance, for a fall theme go for some leaf design or some leaf models on the cake. Use suitable colors for each season or theme that you choose and some elegant embellishments. A funny bride and groom topper, some colorful flowers, some elegant silver and gold beads and so on. The cakes can have whichever shape you like best. You can choose the tradition round or square one or go for a more elaborate touch. The cakes can also be heart shaped or they can be cupcakes. These cupcakes can be placed on a tiered tray or on some platters.

Small Wedding Cakes For Centerpieces (Source: superweddings.com)

Small Wedding Cakes For Centerpieces (Source: superweddings.com)

You can also place them on top of some mirrors tiles to give it a more dramatic effect. You should also pick out some flavors. You can choose from many fruity flavors or some coffee, rum, vanilla and many other combinations. The cupcakes can have small bows on them, they can be tied with some red or other colorful bows or any other details that will make them stand out. Fruits can also be added on top of them like berries, strawberries and so on. You can even go for a cupcake topiary tree idea. They will look very sophisticated and the guests will be impressed. Choose some colorful sprinkles on top and they will look very nice on your wedding tables. 

Small Wedding Cakes For Centerpieces (Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com)

Small Wedding Cakes For Centerpieces (Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com)

These cupcakes can be made by you at home if you know how to cook. This will save you some money, if not then do not waste your precious time and order some from a bakery shop. Get inspired and look at some other samples so that you can tell the chef what exactly you want for your cupcakes centerpieces. Choose the decorations and the flavors and make sure that everything is based on your preferences and likes.

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Some couples don’t have the time or the finances to choose expensive centerpieces and decorations. That is why they prefer to make their centerpieces. If you are one of these couples you could try lots of different things. Just think of a theme and once you have it in mind go for the decorations.

For an elegant garden theme you could go for some flowers arrangements. But instead of the typical bouquets you could try some flowers pots. Another idea would be to use some long stems and place them in some glass vases. The vases can be tied up with some bows and ribbons. Add some colored gems or some crystals at the bottom of  the vase to achieve a very elaborate model. It is quite simple to arrange these tall flowers arrangements.

All you need is to have the right flowers and the right adornments and then get to it. Or you could make something like cookies or some delicious homemade cupcakes.

Simple Wedding Centerpieces To Make (Source: site.cool-party-favors.com)

Simple Wedding Centerpieces To Make (Source: site.cool-party-favors.com)

They can be decorated with some leaf models if you are having fall theme wedding or you can add some marzipan hearts on top if you want to emphasize romance and love. The cupcakes can also be shaped as hearts or flowers. Then you can add them on some special tiered trays or some ceramic plates. Fruits are also easy to use. You can carve them up if you know how to if not simply decorate some strawberries with chocolate or some sprinkles. Do the same with some candy apples.

Simple Wedding Centerpieces To Make (Source: 1.bp.blogspot.com)

Simple Wedding Centerpieces To Make (Source: 1.bp.blogspot.com)

Just find whatever works best for your theme and try various looks with your decorative items. No matter if they are flowers, candles, fruits or simple decorative gems and stones, the important thing is that you give these look a try and see what you can achieve. It is quite simple but you need to be prepared and have all your supplies and of course give it time. You are not a professional but with patience and creativity you can make some wonderful centerpieces.

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When deciding on your wedding centerpieces you need to find that special something that make your table decorations stand out. You can create lots of different looks with a simple mirror for instance. This will help you if you didn’t hire a wedding planner to help you out. Mirrors are very easy to use and you can enhance the effect of your wedding centerpieces. They come in different shapes and sizes. They can be heart shaped mirrors, round ones, oval ones and so on. They can also be bought at any raft shops that you might have around your area.

Once you about them you need to decide which other elements you want to use. Flower arrangements are always a good choice. So buy some colorful one and place the mirror underneath the glass container that you are planning to use for your flowers. You can either go for a big mirror or choose to combine three or four depending on the size of the mirrors.

Wedding Centerpiece Mirrors (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Mirrors (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

You can create the same effect by using some fruits. Choose some colorful bowls and add either some grapes, strawberries or some lemons and limes on top of the mirror tiles. Candles are also easy to use in this combination. Opt for some tea light candles and add some rose or some red rose petals next to the candles. This is a very simple look which will look very detailed and organized. To make it complete add a bunch of colored crystals next to the rose petals.

Wedding Centerpiece Mirrors (Source: bestweddingcenterpieceideas.net)

Wedding Centerpiece Mirrors (Source: bestweddingcenterpieceideas.net)

Having these kinds of reflections from the mirrors will only will your décor a more dramatic note. To enhance the “dramatic” choose some vintage mirrors with some lovely engraving on them. The only you will achieve these looks is by playing with the flowers and the arrangements until you achieve the look you want. Don’t be afraid to experiment just make sure you do so a few weeks before the wedding so you have enough time. You will develop your creative skills and you can make sure that everything looks flawless that day.

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If you are planning an autumn wedding then you should think of some themes form which you can get inspired. This will help you choose your wedding centerpieces. For instance, a Halloween theme means that you should be using some specific Halloween decorations such as pumpkin heads, witch figurines, some brooms, spider webs and lots of other scary objects.

However, if you want to go for a more elegant concept then you need to go with some traditional flowers. They can be wildflowers, daisies, sunflowers or whichever other floral arrangement you like best. Think of various ways you can make these bouquets or if you don’t have enough time to cerate them, then order them. Talk to some professional florist who can help you out with these bouquets. You can also try a submerged flowers look which can serve as a very elegant centerpiece. Don’t forget to use candles.

Wedding Centerpiece Ideas Autumn (Source: ineedweddinghelp.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Ideas Autumn (Source: ineedweddinghelp.com)

You can find lots of different shapes and sizes. For a fall wedding theme go for some leaf candles which you can add in some bowls filled with water or simple place them on the tables. If you want to combine flowers and candles then go for some flower wreaths and place some tea light candle sin the middle. You can also use a wreath made entirely out of laves. Use some pictures frames which are decorates with some plastic leaves and some glitter gems. Add a black and white picture of the two of you or just some random autumn sceneries that you took with your camera. Fruits are also a good idea.

Wedding Centerpiece Ideas Autumn (Source: wedding-planning-101.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Ideas Autumn (Source: wedding-planning-101.com)

Fill up some tall vases with a bunch of nuts or dip some apples into some caramel and achieve that candied apple look. Place the apples on some trays and your look if complete. Use some baskets and add red, green and yellow in it. There are plenty of ideas you can get inspired from. Just know what you want and go for it. Achieving such a look is not easy, but with the tight amount of patience and time you can do wonders.

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