(Closed) Centerpiece Help

posted 10 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

I vote for option #1, but I’m biased- I’m doing a hurricane vase and pillar candle!

Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

Mr Mango posted about crystals hanging from branches last week. They used beaded curtains that they cut apart and they were really cost effective. Even just two or three of these hanging from the branches would really help it look fancier. This was the website he linked.

Wildthings

 

I will totally be using some from this site with my branches. 

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2009

What are your colors? If you are doing brown as an accent color this vase from walmart (for only $9.97!) would be beautiful with a pillar candle in it and rose petals/votives around it. You could also go to biglots and stock up on their cheap fall color glittery leaves and scatter those around instead of rose petals.

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=6486609

http://www.biglots.com/Harvest/item.aspx?cid=31&scid=112&iid=4570

Also, check out this link to the Dollar Tree. They will ship for large quantities:

http://www.dollartreedirect.com/Floral&Decor/Vases-Bowls&Containers?show_all=true

Good luck! Hope this helps!

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

I’m actually going to be using birch branches for my Nov. 09 wedding, but will probably be using something similar to these iced birch branches from Nettleton Hollow. (I love me some bling! ) The Nettleton Hollow branches aren’t all that cheap, but I saw a post somewhere for DIY-ing these and it looked pretty easy.

Another idea is to dress them up with paper flowers in your wedding colors, similar to the ones Mr. Mango used in his post referenced above.

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

Something tall and skinny, that’s all I know for sure   I’m just now starting to shop for actual materials to translate the ideas in my head into real life. Will let you know if I come across anything that works really well!

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

Option 1 sounds the easiest and most cost effective. You can easily obtain the materials for cheap, and you know it’s going to look good (unlike options 2 and 3, which might look great but maybe only in your head). They will also be the easiest to set up and take down (no water, no branch arranging). So I would go with #1. It’s simple, elegant, and classic.

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Can you (or rather, would you want to) do all 3? Rotate them around on different tables?

Post # 11
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Newbee

ktdid, I do not know where you are located, but if you have a Christmas Tree Shop near you, they have a lot of cute, fall inspired items. FH & I just picked up 20 centerpieces for $150 yesterday…

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

Just a thought … I love the idea of branches (my date is in the winter) but I hate the idea of not being able to see across the table to the other guests … something I am thinking of doing is lining the aisle with tall vases and brances … and then doign something much more simple for the table centerpieces. My ceremony and reception will be at the same place so I might have them move some of the aisle vases into the reception room near the head table or the dj table or the cake table.

Just an idea.  And I would vote for number 1 🙂 

Post # 15
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Worker bee

I don’t know where you are located, but do you have a Hobby Lobby by you?  They rotate areas or groups of items on sale 50% off every week…just means being patient waiting for them to be on sale, cuz if they aren’t on sale now, they probably will be in the next couple weeks…but at least if it’s a local place (no shipping time) you could wait all the way up to the week before your wedding.  Michaels has stuff like that, but they’re sales are hit and miss.  Walmart is always a good option.

Are you set on them being totally clear?  I really love those ones that a previous poster linked from walmart with the dark base to it.  Those are really elegant IMO.  I know they’re a little more than the ones you found at save on crafts, but they’re cheaper in the long run since you don’t have to ship them. 

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