What do you thing of this centerpiece? This looks easy to diy

posted 3 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

@brokeninnj:  What does your venue look like? 

I picked my centerpieces based on the venue. My venue had high ceilings so I had to have high centerpieces. This centerpiece would not fit my venue at all. I can see this centerpiece working if you are having a barn/country style wedding

If your wedding is in a hall and is formal…ill be honest im not a fan

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper

@brokeninnj:  Honestly my first instinct is I sooooo want to knock it over. Sorry, kid at heart.

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

@brokeninnj:  I would worry about them getting knocked over by guests and shattering.

Why not get a similar but safer look with wine bottles?

I am DIYing mine for less than $10 each using this inspiration pic:

love the starfish and seaglass - great colors

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

My first thought was that those would be really hard to talk around. And very easy to tip over. I’d do a lower version with only 1 layer of glasses.

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

To be honest, I’m not in love with it. It looks like a bunch of cups with a candle on top, which isn’t all that elegant.

There are definitely other cheap candle centerpiece ideas that I think would work better & look more romantic.

Post # 10
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

Definitely would need to be lower, but cool concept!

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I don’t think it looks as “chic” as you’d want it to. It’s a little “too DIY” if that’s a thing.

I made the little DIY cake tray idea using a wine glass glued to a plate- It fell apart very quickly… not what you want to happen with lit candles.

Post # 12
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Sorry, those do not look nice and elegant to me at all.   What about simple cylinders with flowers and floating candle type centerpiece?

Post # 13
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada ♥ EDD- April 2016

I like the idea of the bottles with candles instead. I went to a wedding once where guests threw napkins back and forth over the candles for fun and if they had centerpieces like this they would have been knocked over instantly aha.

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I agree with PP. Those would break so fast, and they’re too tall for people to talk through.

Post # 15
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Does your venue allow open flame?  I’ve heard of many that don’t allow candles at all.

Those also look like they’d tip over easily.

 

Post # 16
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

I don’t love it, I’m sorry!

This woud cost you probably $10 a centerpiece (which is hw much yur original would be when you think about it.)

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