Three Simple DIY Wedding Centerpiece Ideas

By Azure Nelson, Published Jan 21, 2011

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Looking for a show-stopper idea that won’t break the wedding flower budget? At the Atlanta Gift Market earlier this week we stumbled upon these three DIY solutions to adorn your reception tables without needing a lot of flower stems: Whimsical Spring Everyone loves animals and your wedding guests will adore these adorable watering cans by Global Amici. To instantly create a colorful and lively wedding reception table, simply set the watering can on the table and accent with yellow daisy heads. Be sure to leave a note under one place setting at the table indicating the lucky guest who is invited to take the watering can home as a keepsake. Choose from more than thirty styles and invite these happy characters to join your reception guest list. Burn Baby Burn Watch the passion and rhythm flare up when you use fire to create a tribal, earthy centerpiece. For most tribes fire symbolizes the heart of the people. And having fire at your reception will add warmth, inspire dance and set the mood. Marshall Gardens PatioGlo Burners make it easy to add and contain a fire element. For indoor receptions check with your wedding venue and organize a fire permit. For a complete look adorn with interesting greenery such as ivy and moss. Stand up Straight Want traditional centerpieces that are easy to make? Check out these vases with a metal top that allow flower stems to stand up straight. Simply insert flower stems of your choice in colors that fit your day. You’ve got an instant centerpiece that does not require much floral. For an even more affordable solution, use the DIY Floral Arranger with your choice of vases. These bendable, reusable grids are available in any size and with or without beaded tassels.

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