(Closed) Centerpiece mockup- where to add gold accents? VOTE

posted 9 years ago in Decor
  • poll: Where to add gold?

    Spray paint the grapevine surrounding everything gold

    Spray paint the glass votive holders gold

    Buy gold mercury glass votives

    Use gold colored candles in the votives

    Use white candles but some gold beads/marbles in the votive holder

    Other/combination (describe in comments)

  • Post # 3
    3260 posts
    Sugar bee

    So pretty! I would spray paint the votives, I think it will add just the right amount of gold to your centerpiece 🙂 They look really great.

    Post # 4
    384 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I say either spraypaint the votives or do gold candles. I like the grapevine the way it is.

    Post # 5
    412 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I would add gold to the votives and the center vase with the flower. Also intertwine something gold with grape vine. I think spraying it gold would be nice too, but you need some brown in the vines to give it balance.

    Post # 6
    434 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Your color scheme and centerpiece mockup are beautiful. I really hope you’ll post pictures in September. However, you don’t want the gold to look tacky, or anything other than luxurious. So for the centerpieces, since you already have gold chargers, I would do a slight accent, as opposed to a full on gold overload. The candles will flicker gold (I had a ton of candles at my wedding, and they heavily add a gold accent), so I would say either spray paint the vines, or do a few marbles or crystals in gold in the votive. You have great ideas.

    Post # 7
    502 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I think adding something gold to the votives would be nice. I also like the idea of interwining something gold with the vine. I don’t think I would like the actual votives painted gold – I don’t think it would mesh with the rest of the centerpiece. But maybe you could also put a gold accent piece in the vase – like gold spray or something. That would tie it together. You could do that and add something to the votives.

    Can I ask where you got your birch vases/candle holders? I was considering this look for my outdoor wedding. Thanks!

    Post # 8
    334 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Can you spray paint the grapevines with a light gold shimmer?  Perhaps using adhesive spray and gold glitter/dust or a glitter spray?  That way you keep the brown grapevines, but still give it a touch of gold.  I’d also spraypaint the votives gold (skip the mercury glass and go DIY!).

    Can I ask where you bought the grapevine?  I love that look!

    Post # 10
    2695 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I would either spray paint the votives or use colored candles. Looks great!

    Post # 11
    516 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    This looks beautiful! The vine spray painted could look nice and give it a touch of gold.  Heads up that Micahael’s has gold mercury glass votives in 6 packs for about $8….or even cheaper with a coupon!  I have been collecting packs of silver mercury glass votives from Micheal’s for my centerpieces.  

    Post # 13
    166 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I love the gold branches! I think it is just the right amount of gold, and when the candles are lit, the light will bounce off the branches and look super elegant. Good job!

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