5 Easy DIY Wedding Centerpieces To Make
Be inspired with these easy diy wedding centerpieces for tables that you can create for your wedding reception.
Just remember that when creating centerpieces for weddings you will need to set aside some time to create your masterpieces.
Take into consideration factors like your wedding theme, colors, season, and of course your budget.
Just about all of the ideas on this page are simple wedding centerpieces where you can do most of the preparation long before your wedding day and will only take a short time to finish on the day.
1. Floating Candle Centerpieces
Floating candles are easy diy wedding centerpieces, you can use just about any wide mouth container for them.
The table centerpiece above has been created using a glass container similar to a fish bowl which has been partially filled with water. Several orchid flowers (or you can use other flowers) have then been submerged in the water before adding the floating candles.
To finish of the look place the bowl on a decorative cloth or even a table runner that matches your wedding colors, frame your homemade wedding centerpieces with inexpensive greenery such as ivy.
2. Lavender Centerpieces For Weddings
Living plants are lovely centerpieces for weddings on a budget because these can also be used as your wedding favors.
These are also easy to make centerpieces for weddings if you have a green thumb, all you need to do is decide on the type of plant that you would like to give and cultivate it from seed, seedlings or cuttings.
Grow your living favors in ordinary pots and then a week or so before your wedding day you can transplant them into smaller better looking pots to be given as wedding favors.
3. Mirror Centerpieces For Weddings
Create romantic centerpieces for weddings using an assortment of various sized and shaped clear glass containers.
To achieve the look above select one large square vase, two smaller vases and a round vase for the candle.
Fill the square vases half way with water and carefull float a rose flower or two on the water (Note: remove the stems from the roses before adding to the water).
Place a candle in the round vase and carefully top with water. Arrange the four vases on a square mirror and scatter with rose petals to complete the look.
Learn how to make a flower ball.
4. Wedding Centerpieces Without Flowers
Creating non floral centerpieces can be and inexpensive alternative to flowers. Large glass vases can easily be used to create simple candle centerpieces for weddings.
In order for your candles to stand straight inside the vase select ones that have a large flat surface area at the inside base - also take into consideration the neck opening - will it be wide enough for the candle to enter the vase.
Before placing your candles inside you might like to decorate the outside of the vases with ribbons or other details to match your theme these can easily be attached using double sided tape.
Once the candles are in the vases carefully add decorative elements such as small pebbles, glass stones, water crystals or even coffee beans.
Finish of your display by placing your vases on mirrors.
5. Birdcage Centerpieces For Weddings
Birdcage centerpieces for weddings add a gorgeous touch to your tables. You can fill them will fresh flowers or artificial flowers.
For centerpieces without flowers consider using miniature birds - you can find these in craft stores, use moss, decorative stones or straw to cover the base inside the cage before adding the birds.
Finish with a decorative bow that matches or compliments your theme colors.