(Closed) I need help with these centerpieces – see posted picture

posted 6 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
3170 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Not a huge fan of the moss, I was going to use it in my centerpieces as well but didn’t like how it looked. What about using navy blue water beads with a LED light in it?

Post # 4
11172 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

My very first thought…that is a lot of red. But if you want that as a dominant color then it it perfect. I would recommend some tea lights or lanterns (small) around the base to give it dimension.

Post # 5
835 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Maybe taller vases with a little less red and fewer, taller branches? Like this but with your colors…


ETA: And I’m not a fan of the moss either, maybe water instead?

Post # 10
9552 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I totally agree with keeping it short! I hate trying to look around a centerpiece. That being said, put yours on a table and sit two chairs on opposite sides and have someone sit in the other and see if you can still make eye contact. Under that height should be where you’re shooting for. I’d also recommend fewer branches. I like them, they’re just a bit much. I, personally, like the moss, but glass owuld also look nice.

Post # 11
5663 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

It needs some blue! Maybe a thick navy ribbon wrapped around the vase? I don’t mind the moss at all since its a garden wedding but yeah, maybe a blue ribbon.

Post # 12
282 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I kinda feel like it is too wide. I think you can make it more narrow, which imo, will make it more elegant, without making it taller… I don’t know. The branches seem too thick to me, but I tend to be a minimalist.

Post # 13
11172 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

@KatieLu:  I’m not quite sure why would you think that having tall branches in short vases would be less of a visual obstruction. Those branches seem to fall in line or very close to your guest’s line of sight.

We had 33″ high candelabras and they in fact were perfect for not getting in anyone’s way.

Who knows maybe I’m crazy. When you sit at your table where do the branches fall?

Post # 15
2459 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I love the moss it is a lot classier than other alternatives, I am not a fan of the blue beads. I would try adding a blue ribbon and maybe two more dragon flies.

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