Wedding Party Centerpieces

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If you want to accentuate the romantic ambiance of your wedding then you should think of using lots and lots of candles as centerpieces. There are so many ways to arrange these candle that it’s almost impossible to run out of options. Think of what you would like to represents or what type of look are you going for. It can be a very casual décor in which case you should use some colored candles and some interesting candle holders.

The look could also be a very elegant and sophisticated one and in this case you should choose some white or some red pillar candles. If you are having a  Valentine inspired theme then you should definitely choose some heart shaped candles. These hearts can be a small or a big size. You can arrange an interesting bouquet of candle or you can place them on top of a mirror and add some rose petals. You could also choose some chandeliers and have them decorated with some paper hearts and next to them you can choose some miniature heart shaped candles. For a beach theme wedding you should think of using some candles that have sea inspired elements and symbols on them such as starfish, shell, sand, pearls and so on.

Wedding Candle Centerpiece Ideas (Source: victoriamaryvintage.com)

Wedding Candle Centerpiece Ideas (Source: victoriamaryvintage.com)

You could choose the color white or blue or maybe try and go for a unique color combination. Some couples like to personalize their candle centerpieces by adding their initial on them. If this is something you would also like then go for it. Just keep in mind that you should always choose what you like and what goes with your wedding theme.

Wedding Candle Centerpiece Ideas (Source: arabiaweddings.com)

Wedding Candle Centerpiece Ideas (Source: arabiaweddings.com)

You can hire a professional to help you put together these candle centerpieces or you can do it yourself if you don’t want to spend more money. Videos and tutorials can help you and you can gather inspiration from such sources so that you do an excellent job. Your guests will surely admire your centerpieces and they will be impressed knowing that you put together each piece and each decorative item.

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Centerpieces stand out if they are very impressive in size or color. If you are creative and you have many unique ideas that you wish to incorporate into your wedding décor then feel free to do so when it comes to your centerpieces. For a fall concept you should begin by using some fall colors. Some red tones along with some purple shades and some dusty oranges will surely create a wonderful fall color palette. You can mix and combine different shades until you come across the perfect combination.

Look at some pictures and see who purple look combine with red or orange and so on. You might get a few useful ideas. As far as the decorations are concerned you can use some pumpkins either orange or white ones. They can placed in the middle of the table and you can add some candles in them or you can use them for your flower arrangements. Apples and nuts can also be combined and you will have managed to pull of a very simple fruit decoration piece.

Wedding Centerpieces For Fall (Source: 1.bp.blogspot.com)

Wedding Centerpieces For Fall (Source: 1.bp.blogspot.com)

You could also use some caramelized pears and arranged them on some trays. Use the same technique as you would for caramelized apples. Choose some tall vases in which you can add a piece of nature. This piece of nature could be some simple twigs and branches. They can be embellished with some crystals or some other paper decorations. Silk leaves are also a solution. Candles can be found in many sizes and you can either go for a floating candle effect or simply place some candle surrounding your flower arrangements.

Wedding Centerpieces For Fall (Source: flower-arrangement-advisor.com)

Wedding Centerpieces For Fall (Source: flower-arrangement-advisor.com)

If you take a leaf shaped mirror and some rose petals along with a candle you can create a very elaborate look but easy to do centerpiece. Just take simple items like some leaves or some votive candles and mix them together to achieve that perfect combination. There are no right or wrong ideas. So choose the things you like and always have in mind that your wedding theme should be the main inspiration for your centerpieces of whatever other wedding decorations you opt for.

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Whenever it comes to picking out your centerpieces you need to be very decisive and open minded at the same time. Some brides are very traditional and rather go with some simple flowers and simple candle arrangements. There is nothing wrong with being a traditionalist when it comes to wedding and wedding decor but if you want a unique approach on your centerpieces you need to be able to try new things. Hiring a wedding planner might help you see things differently.

This professional will give your plenty of ideas and useful tips and he will help you face all of the dress and hard deacons that you have to make. If you don’t have a precise idea or concept that you want to go with then just sticks to an elegant concept. A romantic décor is also representative for a wedding. And when you think of romance you automatically think of candles. There are many ways to arranged and play around with these candles.

Wedding Centerpieces Floating Candles (Source: bridalweddingphotos.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Floating Candles (Source: bridalweddingphotos.com)

You can simply place them on our tables in some unique looking candle holders or some really elegant tall ones or you can try and use the floating candle effect. This is done by lots of couples but each one of these couples might have different approach on this look. For instance the bowls might different quite a lot, some like to use round bowls while some couples prefer some square shaped containers. You can also add in some flowers to top off the look or some greenery instead. Some brides like adding some crystals and some gems at the bottom of the bowl or some pebbles and some stones as well.

Wedding Centerpieces Floating Candles (Source: blumen.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Floating Candles (Source: blumen.com)

The candles could be votive candles or tea light ones and they are very inexpensive to get. If you want some color then add some orchids or some lovely roses next to the candles. You can do the arrangements yourself by looking at some tutorials or hire someone to do them for you while you inform them on how you wish the final look to be like. You get to decode on the colors and on the arrangements since this is your big. The wedding planner might give you some tips but you have the final say in this matter.

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A really simple but very elegant look is to use mirrors and flowers. You can create lots of unique effects by combining different tones and shades. Look online and see how this is done. It might also help if you talk to a wedding coordinator and let him guide you. This professional can give you some tips and some ideas on this look. Mirrors can be bought at shops that carry these kinds of items and you can find them in different shapes and styles. The mirrors need to fit your table area and they should not be as big.

Choose some contains in which you can store some flowers and then scatter some of those flower petals next to the mirror. You can also create the same effect and use some candles. These candles could be scented ones or simple candles. They can be really artistic ones so make sure to look through all the sites and see what kind of special candles you can find. If not simple ones would do just fine and you will be able to cerate a very elegant look. The petals could be whichever color you like best, white rose petals or red ones will also work.

Wedding Centerpieces Mirror (Source: paklinks.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Mirror (Source: paklinks.com)

Just scatter them all over the mirror. You can even from a circle or maybe design heart made form these petals to give the table a bit of romance. This would be the prefect choice for Valentine inspired theme. Another idea would be to choose some heart shaped mirrors and add the rose petals to contour the mirror.

Wedding Centerpieces Mirror (Source: unique-reception-theme-wedding-ideas.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Mirror (Source: unique-reception-theme-wedding-ideas.com)

There are lots of ways this can be done and playing around with these flower petals is easy and fun. Remember to order all of the things you need and try buying some used mirrors instead of new ones if you wish to cut down on some costs. Combine some flower petals with leaves if you are going for a fall wedding concept or with other decorations that will help you complete this look that you are going for. Once finished this centerpiece look you will have a very elegant table décor.

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Everyone knows the meaning of Valentine’s Day. And what better theme to find for your wedding day? After all weddings are all about romance and love. There are plenty of inspiring motifs and symbols that you can use to create the perfect Valentine setting. Find some hearts either made out of plastic or some other fabrics and place them on the table area so they can be used as centerpieces. You could add them in some bowls, for instance. Candles shaped as hearts is something that you will be able to find at any online candle shop.

There are scented heart candles and non-scented ones. You decide which ones you like best and buy a bunch of them which you can use in combination with other decorations. Add these candles on top of some square shaped mirrors and create a very unique look to your table. You can add some flowers petals to complete the look or some sparkling gems. Don’t worry about putting each piece correctly you just have to scatter the gems and create a very causal look.

Valentine Wedding Centerpieces (Source: celebrationideasonline.com)

Valentine Wedding Centerpieces (Source: celebrationideasonline.com)

Another idea would be to order some heart shaped cookies with your initials on them or some miniature heart shaped cakes. You can also add your pictures on top of the cake but to avoid too much unnecessary romance you could simply stick to some red marzipan wedding cakes. Have a few samples and see which are the flavors that you like best. You could order a different color cake for each table just stick to the heart shape or go with red for all tables.

Valentine Wedding Centerpieces (Source: marthastewartweddings.com)

Valentine Wedding Centerpieces (Source: marthastewartweddings.com)

Cupcakes are also easy to bake and they are much more affordable. So order a few cupcakes and either places them in some jars or arrange them on some tiered trays. Find ways to add something new to your centerpieces. A simple red heart combined with the right elements can do wonders. You could have some twigs and decorated with a bunch of small hearts or crystal shaped hearts for instance. You could add a pictures frame heart and your photo in it. Just find a way to emphasize this valentine wedding theme of yours.

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Flowers can brighten anyone’s day not to mention an entire wedding setting. There are plenty of flowers and colors form which a bride can choose. You can have whichever decorations you wish as long as you respect the theme you opted for. A summer wedding for instance requires flowers. You can choose real flowers or silk ones if those are much more affordable for you. Since its summer you need to choose some bright colors like red, pink and purple so that your table area is very vibrant.

Purple can go with lots of other color combinations. You choose the one you like best and go for a unique centerpiece look. The flowers could be placed in some containers which is a technique used by many couples. It is also a very simple one. Given the fact that you have so many glass containers at your disposal and you can choose form a variety of them, go ahead and choose some unique fish bowls ones or some cylinder vases. Add the flowers along with some twigs or with some greenery.

Purple Flower Centerpieces For Summer Wedding (Source: i.istockimg.com)

Purple Flower Centerpieces For Summer Wedding (Source: i.istockimg.com)

You could also choose to add some purple flower petals in the fish bowls vases and then place some votive candles all around your vases. The candles can also be used inside the bowls and you can even light them up. Another thing you can do with these purple flowers that you choose is to make some flower garlands and decorate the tables with them.

Purple Flower Centerpieces For Summer Wedding (Source: weddingwindow.com)

Purple Flower Centerpieces For Summer Wedding (Source: weddingwindow.com)

In the middle of these flower arrangements you can add some purple pillar candles or some white ones just to give the table a bit more contrast. You can also choose to have flower pots with purple flowers in them and create a very natural look. Whatever your choices are regarding these decorations make sure that you use the color you started with and respect the summer color pallet. Look online and get an idea of what your purple wedding decorations and flowers could look like. Or you can always talk to a wedding planner and let him or her handle all of these details related to your centerpiece look.

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Having unique centerpieces means that you have to think of different ways and come up with all sorts of creations just to astound your guests. They might be pleasantly surprised or they might be shocked. Each couple has a different perception on what the term “unique “ means. Some like to break the patterns with some bold colors like bright neon decorations or some very interesting green and blue shades while other couples prefer to use one of a kind decorations such as feathers in combination with flowers or some vases made out of pumpkin heads and so on.

You can look online or talk to wedding planner that can give you some ideas and help you out what you wish to put in practice. It would help to make a list and know the exact amount if supplies that you will be needing. Once you know the exact number you need to call some shops or browse through some stores online and see what you can find. for a garden wedding for instance you can use some interesting bouquets made from silk flowers or made out of candy for instance.

Unique Wedding Centerpieces (Source: feathersbyangel.files.wordpress.com)

Unique Wedding Centerpieces (Source: feathersbyangel.files.wordpress.com)

It might sound bizarre but it will actually look very unique. These candy flowers can be any color and shape that you want. You can also go for the idea of some topiary trees which will also look very unique on your table area. You could also try something different when it comes to your containers. Instead of ordering some glass ones you can try some wooden ones or you can go for plastic vases which you can paint yourself. If not then recur to a hand made shop which can do this kind of artistic work for you.

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

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

You can choose a different theme for each vase, one can represent flowers, another one can represent some leaf patterns and so on. In order to have unique centerpieces you need to think in a unique way. Take a look around and agree on a certain sum for these kind of centerpieces either they are flowers, candy, cupcakes, interesting vases and so on. You can find everything that you need as long as you are dedicated and know what you want.

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There are all kinds of color combinations that you can add to you centerpieces in order to give them a much more ”dolled up” look. Some simple red roses can look great if you place some white beads or pearls in the container instead of actual water. You can also choose silk flowers which is a very good option that most brides go for. These kinds of flowers or plants are a lot cheaper and they can look just as amazing. Just let your imagination take over and you might find yourself in a very creative mood.

Arrange colors and things to you own liking and make sure that the obtained combination is a very original and interesting one. You can choose white if you want to go for a very simple and clean note and after all this shade goes with everything. Combining it with some red nuances might give them a very eccentric and sophisticated look. For instance, you can try some red and white cupcakes which can be arranged on some tiered trays or some silver trays.

Red And White Wedding Centerpieces (Source: hostedmedia.reimanpub.com)

Red And White Wedding Centerpieces (Source: hostedmedia.reimanpub.com)

You could also choose some glass bowls in which you can add some red petals and then some simple white candles. This is also one of those clean and elegant looks. If you want to go all red then use this color for your decorations while white can be the final touch for your chair covers and tablecloths. Think about it and imagine lots of different combinations in your head until you get it right. Look through some magazines and maybe you can find something that inspires you.

Red And White Wedding Centerpieces (Source: images.meredith.com)

Red And White Wedding Centerpieces (Source: images.meredith.com)

You can make something and be artistic if you have a certain talent. Use that talent and provide some unique pieces for your wedding décor. And remember that colors and tones also matter. They can spicy up your entire centerpieces either if they are candles, balloons, flowers silk or real ones or whatever other adornments you want. You can find all of these items online , some come with a reasonable price while other can be pretty steep but regardless of the price what truly matters is the final look for your wedding reception.

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Centerpieces should be the main focus of your table décor. There are lots of different ways you can use and arrange them. Some couples like eccentric things while others prefer to go with the classical candles and flower centerpieces. If you traveled a lot and you have many memories which have been captured and immortalize in some photos then you can use this to your advantages and create a very interesting wedding travel theme. You could add a different photo with different locations and cities that you’ve visited.

Maybe choose a different pictures frame for each table or some holders in which you can simply pin the photos. If your husband is talented and knows his way with the computer you can maybe modify some photos and create some special effects. Then you can glue them onto some containers for instance and then add some flowers on top. Another idea would be to make a simple collage and then print it and use this collage for your table centerpieces.

Wedding Centerpiece Photos (Source: chicaandjo.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Photos (Source: chicaandjo.com)

You could also hire a photographer to do a  special photo sessions before the wedding in different location and postures for instance. If you are having a Halloween inspired theme then ask the professional to take some pictures of you in different costumes and in different locations. The same can be done for a beach theme wedding. You can do a photo session on the beach.

Wedding Centerpiece Photos (Source: glamour.com)

Wedding Centerpiece Photos (Source: glamour.com)

This can be a really enjoyable experience for the both of you and your guests will get to see a part of your life as a couple. You can add all sorts of black and white effects if you want to go for a vintage theme or maybe add some comical designs on the photos along with some really colorful pictures frames. The tone of your wedding is up to you and so are the decorations. You don’t even have to hire a professional to do the pictures, you can ask someone from  your family and you can alter the pictures yourself of you want to cut down on some costs.

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There are different bowls and containers that can help you pull off a great centerpiece look. It’s all in the details. You can choose the most expensive flowers and candles but if you don’t have some elegant glass bowls to match these decorations, you will not achieve the desired look. Fish bowls can be used or lots of different wedding themes and they are very affordable.

You can use a live fish in them and create a very natural habitat or you can add different adornments that will look just as lovely. Maybe some simple pebbles and some greenery will be the missing link for your nature inspired theme. Maybe some delicious and colorful candy which you can use to fill up these bowls will also be perfect for a very fun and casual wedding concept. Just decide on what type of colors and embellish you wish to use in these bowls. Make sure that the decorations fit and that your table area is not too crowded.

Wedding Centerpieces Fish Bowls (Source: willowtreecreative.com.au)

Wedding Centerpieces Fish Bowls (Source: willowtreecreative.com.au)

Maybe use some ribbons at the base of the bowls or some gems which you can use to surrounded the actual containers and give it a more elegant touch. In the bowl feel free to add some sparkling gems and some flowers for instance. Lots of couples prefer the submerged flowers look and you can choose a fish bowls for this look. Maybe some floating candles will also be something appealing for you. Look at some wedding photos and see how exactly does this adornment look. If you like it you can include it in your wedding centerpieces. Make the look yourself or hire someone do it for you.

Wedding Centerpieces Fish Bowls (Source: pics.boards.weddingbee.com)

Wedding Centerpieces Fish Bowls (Source: pics.boards.weddingbee.com)

There are professionals that can be hired to help you with all of these decisions related to your décor. Just book one and let him know what your ideas are. Together you can do wonders. So do not hesitate to hire this wedding coordinator to lend you a help so that you can feel relieved and happy to be working with such a professional. So no matter what types of bowls you choose or what items to decide to use with these bowls just make sure that everything is chosen based on your preferences.

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