(Closed) DIY idea of the day! – Budget Saver for Fresh Flower Centerpieces!

posted 6 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

We’ve been hitting different thrift stores and flea markets etc in town and finding old looking bottles and bud vases, and even cup size decorative glass bowls for our centerpieces .   They have all been about $1 each or half that.   I plan on having three bottles/vases for flowers, then 2 short mason jars or bowls for nuts or mints, then 2 short for candles. 

We’ve gotten enough for about 10 tables so far. And even found about 4 or 5 large glass vases that are very pretty cut glass , and still less than $4 dollars! Those will be for maybe our table and the cake table.  

I started to use just mason jars ( Kerr, Bell… ) and the grocery store has a 12 pack of quart size for only about $8 .  But I like the mix of pretty cut vases and old bottles.

Ours will be kind of a country / vintage feel , outdoors.

Can’t find the pic right now…

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I bought several at the thrift atore too!!  My only concern i that they may be too tall for the center of the table.

Thoughts?

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