(Closed) Centerpiece help!

posted 5 years ago in Decor
Post # 5
123 posts
Blushing bee

I think mixing the centerpieces is fine, as long as you do it evenly… half tall, half shorter.  Also… I think votives would look better than the tapers and I’d go with plain white ones.  Red tapers seems a bit Christmasy to me.

That being said… I don’t think the callas fit the Italian theme very well.  I’d go with the taller centerpieces with red flowers, and for the shorter ones I’d do a more casual mix of sunflowers, red roses and either a purple flower or even purple grapes mixed in.  Votives with all the centerpieces.  That would bring in an Italian/Tuscan/Romantic style to your tables.  

Good luck!


Post # 6
46331 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@thisorderistall:  Are you going to buy more of those vases to use for the other centerpieces?

You could so something simple like this with the callas

Post # 7
74 posts
Worker bee

I think it would add continuity to your decor if you used similar flowers from your tall centerpieces, also in a pomander/round shape for the other half of your tables and then surround that pomander with the calla lilies. They would look something like this (sorry for the horrible photoshop work):

You probably don’t even need another vase, just wire the callas together. Here’s the   original view of the calla lilies:

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