Wedding Party Centerpieces

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Using branches as part of your wedding décor means that you should use nature as your wedding theme. However, these branches will also give your table area a very interesting and sophisticated look. You could use crystals in order to give it that sophisticated feel to it. Go for either colored ones or simple clear ones. They could be any shape you want and the easiest way to use them is to hang them into the branches. Then the branches should be placed in some vases. If you want to go for a more nature inspired look then try using some simple branches along with some pebbles to seal the look.

Just arrange the pebble next to the vases or even add them in the containers. If you are using round or square shaped vases then feel free and add these stones into the bowls along with some sand or with fill up the bows with these rocks. You could add some greenery on top. Adding flowers could also be a nice touch not to mention that it will add a pop of color to your entire setting. So you should think of different ways you could use these branches and experiment with different looks before you decide on the last one.

Wedding Centerpieces Branches (Source: cache.elizabethannedesigns.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Branches (Source: cache.elizabethannedesigns.com)

These branches could be bought or you could use actual branches from your garden. Just make sure that they have a certain shape and look so that it makes it easy for you to work with them. You could hang some silk flowers on them or some interesting paper butterflies. Some star models or some bird inspired figurines, whatever you might think of.

Wedding Centerpieces Branches (Source: media.theknot.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Branches (Source: media.theknot.com)

Anything can be glued or hanged from these branches. The internet could really inspire you to put together some interesting centerpieces, if not then you could ways hire someone to help you out. Someone who know the latest trends and has an eye for detail. This person is a professional wedding planner and he or she could really help you out with planning this entire event not to mention coordinate all of your decorations.

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Having affordable centerpieces at your wedding means that you have to look high and low to find amazing deals and prices. You should look at stores and check out different shops and other stationary where you can buy everything that you need. Creating amazing centerpiece with affordable pieces is not impossible but in order to find what you need, you have to keep your eyes open and go shopping for amazing deals. For instance you cold buy silk flowers instead of natural ones which will be less expensive for your budge. You might also score some amazing deals on these silk flowers if you buy them months in advance.

This can be done if you know the exact look that you are going for. The same can be done with some candles. These candles can be found in many different tones and shapes not to mention sizes. Arrange the candles next to the flower arrangements or use them on their own as the main focus part of your wedding table. Choose some red pillar candles and scatter some rose petals or some leaves around the table area. The same could be done with some simply gems or glittery rhinestones which an be used just to spicy up the entire look. You could also find all sorts of vases at good prices which you can use for various decorative purposes.

Wedding Centerpieces On A Budget (Source: elecand.it)

Wedding Centerpieces On A Budget (Source: elecand.it)

Check out some fish bowls vases in which you cold add some greenery or even some sliced fruits like limes and lemons. These tones will give your table and extra vitally boost not to mention that it will be perfect for a spring or summer wedding. Having succulent centerpieces will always look appealing to the guests.

Wedding Centerpieces On A Budget (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

Wedding Centerpieces On A Budget (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

The best part is that fruits are inexpensive and you can try lots of different looks. Carve up some melons, use some berries or sprinkled some chocolates on some strawberries and you will have obtained and very delicious look. Put your ideas in practice any way you can. Because in the end it’s not about how much money you spent on each decoration, it’s about pulling a successful look.

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Using corn for your wedding centerpieces is a good way to achieve that rustic fall inspired theme that you are aiming for. You can find corn at any local market or you could try buying some corn made out of wax. This is a lot cheaper and it will look almost the same. The important thing is the effect you are getting from using these elements. You could set up some small baskets filled up with corn and some other fall fruits. Or you could hang some cornstalks form the ceiling. They could also be scatter and thrown around the location, in an organized manner, of course.

A wedding planner could give you more ideas on what you can use. It might help if you were to exchange some ideas and see what look would be the best choice. These cornstalks could also be placed in some other containers along with some wildflowers. Don’t be afraid to use other adornments and decorations next to these corn elements. You could opt for some other nature inspired elements like  silk leaves and even hay. Place some hay in some small Mason jars and then add some corn around the jars, for instance.

Wedding Centerpieces Made With Corn (Source: 1.bp.blogspot.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Made With Corn (Source: 1.bp.blogspot.com)

Or do it the other way around. Maybe you could prepare the corn so that it’s an edible centerpiece and offer it as kettle corn for the guests to taste it. Add it on some plates or one some rustic trays with very interesting designs on it. You could also use some sticks and place the corn onto the sticks and have it cooked. Ask a professional cook to help you out with your edible decorations.

Wedding Centerpieces Made With Corn (Source: sasinteriors.net)

Wedding Centerpieces Made With Corn (Source: sasinteriors.net)

If not, you could always stick to wax corn and simple use to adorn your table area. Maybe some miniatures cakes with some corn decorations on it will also look very interesting. You need to be creative with this theme and think of ways you could introduce these elements into your setting. Look at some pictures and talk to your wedding planner to see what can be done.

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Lanterns are a good way to set that romantic mood. They can be found at many stores either online or near your area. These lanterns could be made out of paper or metal. You could choose either one as long as it goes with your theme. They could also come in different colors from white ones, black ones and so on. White lanterns are idea for any outdoor wedding and once the night settles in the centerpieces will still be noticed due to their colors. But since you will be placing a candle incised them the black ones will also be seen.

Next to these lanterns you will also be able to use any other flowers or adornments that you find suitable. Choose some simple gems on the table or maybe a small bouquet. The flowers could be whichever color you want so that next to the lantern they will look very lovely. You could also use some pebbles and some twigs and go for a more nature inspired look. But even if you decide to have an indoor type of wedding you can still use some lanterns. Check with a professional to see what can be done or hire him to do all the work.

Wedding Centerpieces With Lanterns (Source: cache.elizabethannedesigns.com)

Wedding Centerpieces With Lanterns (Source: cache.elizabethannedesigns.com)

This will make it easier for you but it will also cost you more. So look for some wedding planners online that are available. Talk to them and see what their vision on the wedding event is and if they are willing to listen and represent your desires. Some wedding planners are not easy to work with. This process will involve a lot of decisions and you will need to be a part of each and every one of these choices.

Wedding Centerpieces With Lanterns (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

Wedding Centerpieces With Lanterns (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

The wedding planner should consult with you at all times and you have to be open minded and listen to whatever ideas he might want to share with you. If this doesn’t sound appealing to you then you should take matters into your own hands and decide what to use and what not. There can be lots of inspiration sources for you starting with some online pictures of lantern centerpieces for instance.

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Calla lilies are excellent choices for any elegant and sophisticated theme that you might have in mind. Planning a wedding involves a lot of decisions and sometimes a bride can really get overwhelmed. That is why it is always best to think of the adornments and decorations you would like for this big day in advance. There is not a woman in the world that doesn’t have at least a clue of what she would like to have for this special day. Most of them know either their dream location, the cake they want or the flowers that they wish to have as decorations or as part of their bouquets.

So if you already chose the flowers this will make it a lot easier and faster for you to opt for the centerpieces. Calla lilies could be arranged in many ways and they could be combined with other flowers as well. Go for a simple calla lily bouquet on the tables and choose some interesting vases to place the flowers in. They could be tall ones or you could maybe make some garlands form these flowers and arrange them in a large bowl. You could also choose some white or some colored candles next to these flowers and complete your table look.

Wedding Centerpieces Calla Lilies (Source: 3.bp.blogspot.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Calla Lilies (Source: 3.bp.blogspot.com)

For a centerpiece  to look amazing there is no need to have a lot of objects on the tables. You could choose something simply yet something that stand out trough it's elegance and simplicity. Sometimes having too many items on the tables will confuse the guests not to mention that your table area will look too crowded.

Wedding Centerpieces Calla Lilies (Source: manolobrides.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Calla Lilies (Source: manolobrides.com)

So think of ways you could make this look good and the way you’ve imagined it. Maybe some online tutorials could give you some hints or maybe a wedding planner could help you finalized your ideas and put them in practice. These calla lilies may be natural flowers or you may go for silk ones. Silk flowers are a modern trend and they are used by many couples at their wedding. They will look just as lovely and you will get to cut back on some costs regarding your flower arrangements.

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Centerpieces should be chosen based on your personal likes. The bride and groom are the ones who get to decide everything related to their wedding, or so it should be. No one should influence your opinion and if you want to change something or add something new it’s your choice entirely. The same rules apply when choosing your reception centerpieces. The needs to be something representative for you and the concept of your wedding. Choose the colors that you wish to incorporate in this concept and then think of what items would go with your theme. For a winter theme it would be suitable to choose some loves in the colors red, blue, silver and other winter in pried tones. You may also use some tinsel which can decorate the table area as well.

Maybe some tasty winter inspired cakes would also work. Choose bigger sizes and very interesting designs on them like some Santa models reindeers, bells and so on. You could even have a comical theme going on like Santa falling from his sleight or Rudolph the red nose reindeer and so on. For a fall theme choose some leaf shaped cookies which can be scattered on some plates or you could add them in some Mason jars. These types of containers will help you deposit any items that you want starting with flowers and finishing with candies, for instance.

Wedding Centerpieces For Reception (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

Wedding Centerpieces For Reception (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

Candy is also used for many centerpieces ideas, you could order some candy topiary trees for instance, or maybe some miniature cakes made entire out of candy. Try new ideas and hire a wedding planner that can lend you a hand. Balloons, flowers, candy, stones, rhinestones are just a few of the endless decorative items from which you can choose. Anything can be combined and mixed together as long as the finishing look turns out to be what you wanted.

Wedding Centerpieces For Reception (Source: img2.etsystatic.com)

Wedding Centerpieces For Reception (Source: img2.etsystatic.com)

Look for some stores that sell the things you need and be on the lookout for some discounts or some interesting sales that stores might have. Take your time and choose the exact number of adornments that you need. Place your order and once the supplies have arrived you could get started on your fabulous wedding décor.

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Peacock feathers have a very interesting look. They will surely draw the attention of the guests either you want it or not. These feathers can be found at specialized stores which sell these kind of decorations. Once you bought them, you will have to think of ways to embellish your location. The simplest things are for you to use them as is arrangements in some glass vases. The vases you could get at a very good deal or you could try purchasing some used wedding decorations.

After all, it's not bad as long as there are in excellent shape. Then add some colored feather such as black and white ones. Yellow and green, gold and purple and many other combinations that you like. Take a look at some color combinations and choose the ones that you think fit your concept. These feathers may also be combined with some twigs and some branches. Add the branches among the feathers and you will have a very interesting look. Make sure that you don’t use too many branches or else it will look a bit overcrowded.

Wedding Centerpiece Peacock (Source: historicfloridawedding.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Peacock (Source: historicfloridawedding.com)

Next to the vases add some confetti on the tables or some small candles. These feathers could also be used as wreaths and a candle could be added in the middle. You can also find different containers to store these feathers in. You don’t necessarily have to go for vases. Maybe some big jar would also do the trick. Maybe find some peacock inspired candles and add them to the table so that you could complete the look you have in mind.

Wedding Centerpiece Peacock (Source: media.theknot.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Peacock (Source: media.theknot.com)

Check out a few stores and talk to a wedding planner that can help you figure out what is it that you wish to achieve. Talk it over and choose the exact decorations that your entire table setting will need. Add whichever other items you want and whichever other colors and shades you feel that must be added. Play around with some simple items like a picture frame which you can decorate with some amazing faux peacock feathers for instance, and so on. There is no telling what you might come up with and what good might come from it. So try and see what you can do with the right decorations and imagination.

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Combining purple and green might seem a bit unusual for most, but sometimes the oddest colors can turn up to be an excellent combination. There are lots of styles you can adopt when it comes to your wedding setting. All you have to do is be inspired and think outside the box. You never know what creative decorations you might come up with. For instance, use some purple flowers in combination with some green clear vases and you will have achieved a very sophisticated look for your table area.

Candy could also be used in many colors. Choose to have some purple and some green lollipops arranged in some simple vases. You may also combine some jelly beans along with some other colored treats like cupcakes. The cupcakes could be purple and the icing on them could be green. You can make lots of different shapes such as flowers and butterflies son the cupcakes. Order them online form many renowned bakeries and make sure that you taste before you decide which you want to choose. You could also choose to have some miniature cakes at the tables.

Wedding Centerpieces Green And Purple (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Green And Purple (Source: bios.weddingbee.com)

The icing could be green while the decorations could be purple. You could also choose some miniature cakes shaped as green leaves and purple flowers and many other amazing sweets that can be made with the help of professionals. As for the price it will cost you depends on how creative you wish these adornments to be. A cheaper alternative would be to opt for some balloons which can be shaped as hearts and come in different sizes.

Wedding Centerpieces Green And Purple (Source: brocadenashville.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Green And Purple (Source: brocadenashville.com)

But no matter the price you should always think of ways to make your centerpieces stand out. Maybe some online photos will help with the inspiration part. Ask a wedding planner to give you more ideas so that you can put together some interesting centerpieces. You could also use these tone for your chair covers and for your linens as well. There is no limit to the color combinations and mixtures you could go for.

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Vases have many purposes when it comes to using them as centerpieces. They could support either flowers or other decorations and they could act as decorative items themselves. You could use simple clear vases and add just some long flower stems in each vase. This way you will achieve a very elegant and simple decoration. Another way you could use these vases are by adding some colored gems in them and on top some flowers. The flower arrangements you choose for this special date could be inspired form your theme or from the season in which the event is being held.

So for a tropical theme for instance make sure that you choose flowers like orchids or any exotic plants that you like. These plants could also be sued in some vases. For a fall theme instead of the actual flowers it would be best to opt for some leaves. These leaves should be simply scattered in these vases which can be either round bowls or some tall ones. Next to them you could add some nuts to complete this fall wedding look or some berries on top. Candles are also items that can be used in these vases.

Wedding Centerpiece Vases (Source: weddinglands.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Vases (Source: weddinglands.com)

Add some pillar candles in the shades that you like best. At the bottom of the bowl made add some confetti or some crystals instead. These arrangements might come cheap or might come pretty steep. It depends on the items that you wish to sue and how elegant you want these adornments to be. Look at some pictures that can be very inspiring to you and that can give you some more ideas on what things you could use.

Wedding Centerpiece Vases (Source: 1.bp.blogspot.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Vases (Source: 1.bp.blogspot.com)

Candy is quite inexpensive such as jelly beans and lollipops and they can easily be used in any small or large vase. Some miniature cupcakes or some delicious cookies are also an ideal option for your wedding theme. Anything can be used in these vases starting with flowers. Candles or some edible treats. So think of ways you would use these pieces for your advantages and go that perfect look.

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Using Mason jars can really come in handy for so many couples and centerpiece ideas. They are very easy to use and you can place almost any decorate item in them even some edible treats like candy. If you like this candy theme you may choose to buy all sorts of colored candy and lollipops from candy stores and then use the jars to store them in. Then use some bows to embellish the jars and make them look a lot more fun. Add a few lollops and make sure to choose different colors or some simple jelly beans.

You could do the same with some flowers. They need to be chosen based on the theme of your wedding. For instance wildflowers which are very colorful and are suitable for any fall inspired concept. Peonies and freesias are the ideal choice for a spring wedding. Twigs and branches are very nature inspired items which are perfect for an earthier theme that you might have going on. You could attach some colored butterflies next to these branches which of course could be placed in the jars.

Wedding Centerpiece Mason Jar (Source: manolobrides.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Mason Jar (Source: manolobrides.com)

These glass containers come in different shapes and sizes. So choose the ones that you think best fir your table area. You don’t; want them to be too big or too large or they will crowd the table area and the guests will not be able to talk to another form the other side of the table. So you need to be very careful when choosing these adornments. Another decorative item which you can use in these jars are fruits. Maybe some fresh cut lemons along with some limes and some flowers on top.

Wedding Centerpiece Mason Jar (Source: blogs.mspmag.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Mason Jar (Source: blogs.mspmag.com)

Go with a yellow and green theme or choose some red flowers for a splash of color and contrast. The more colorful the adornments are the more the centerpieces will stand out. You can add some glittery stones in those jars or go for some hay which will match your western or rustic theme. Purchase the jars and once you have them decide which kind of adornments would be best suite. This decision should be made based on the theme you choose.

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