Opinions on DIY Manzanita Branch Centerpieces

posted 2 years ago in Decor
  • poll: which centerpieces should I use?
    Short : (8 votes)
    50 %
    Tall : (8 votes)
    50 %
    Other (please explain) : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    msfreemis:  Are those manzanita branches?

    Post # 4
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    Blushing bee

    I am having trouble seeing the height differences of each, but I prefer the overall shape of the taller arrangement.

    Post # 5
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011 - Baby boy 12/2015

    msfreemis:  I had manzanita branches for my wedding, but I don’t seem to have a pic of them. I like the way they look on the first photo.

    Post # 6
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    I am going tall!

    Post # 7
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Hmmm……They both look really fun!  I’d probably change it up, do 1/2 branches and half votives instead of all branches.  Have you thought about attaching flower buds on yours?  My friend the same branches, painted them white, and attached pink carnations to make them look like cherry blossom trees.

    Maybe you could add some?  My friend got her flowers and branches at http://www.flowermoxie.com and got the sandblasted kind, it was easier to paint.

    Good luck!

    Post # 8
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Here’s a fun example I found on Pinterest

    Post # 9
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: December 2014 - Brigalia's

    Tall.  I used manzanita branches for my centerpieces.  I wrapped bling around a square glass vase to hide what was stabalizing the branches and put floral foam on the inside and stuffed the bottom with roses and carnations and put some carnations in the branches.  I also hung some crystals from the branches. 

    Post # 10
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: December 2014 - Brigalia's

    and here’s the top.  (Sorry the pics are so big, I don’t know how to make them smaller lol) 

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