(Closed) Centerpiece Prototype. Do you like it?

posted 8 years ago in DIY
  • poll: Do you like it and would you want to take it home?
    Yes i like it and would take it home : (7 votes)
    10 %
    Yes it like it but would not take it home. : (24 votes)
    35 %
    No i don't like it and would not take it home : (37 votes)
    54 %
    other : (1 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 3
    224 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    @Future Mrs. JJ:I like it, especially since it’s so unique. =)

    Post # 4
    3788 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Could you try it with something else under it? That black circle looks like rubber or something to me and really detracts from the natural feel.

    Post # 5
    6394 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think it’s fantastic! That’s so cute!

    Post # 6
    2867 posts
    Sugar bee

    Try raising it up a bit b/c it look really neat from the profile view.

    Post # 8
    883 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I love how it is different but appropriate. I feel like it is missing something, but it might just be because it is on your counter. 

    Post # 9
    2588 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    The first picture had me totally confused–I was like, “What is that?” But the second pic is really kind of awesome!

    Post # 10
    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Totally unique.  I like it!

    Post # 11
    1016 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2018

    i agree with statutory grape…the first picture left me wondering what in the world it was, but i loved the second pic…i would take the second pic home

    Post # 12
    1057 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I hate the concept of guests taking home centerpieces. I paid good money for them, hands off! Sorry, rant over.

    I love this idea though. The first pic made me skeptical but I love it all lit up!

    Post # 13
    409 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I voted that I liked it, but wouldn’t take it home, more because I just wouldn’t think to take home the centerpiece.  I don’t think that a mirror underneath would be appropriate because I think it would clash with the natural feeling of the candle setup.  maybe some sort of natural looking fabric or moss?

    Post # 14
    1330 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    i agree that it is unique and i do like it as well…

    i’m just wondering if the pic you took with it lit up is how it will look from a persons point of view sitting at the table??  i kinda sorta feel like the candle inside the piece gets lost a bit…

    Post # 15
    20 posts
    • Wedding: January 2011

    It’s very unique. I do think something needs to be added but I am not sure what -maybe some bigger flower heads? Definitely keep the natural feel when adding to it, overall – I like it! I am such a mom for thinking this but…the rock doesn’t get hot to the touch after the candle has been on all night does it?

    Post # 16
    703 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I do not like it.  I think it looks chunky and does not really feel ‘natural’ but more ‘fishtank.’  You can do elegant and natural. 


    If you want another idea, I would love to provide one.  If you don’t want one, don’t read on.  🙂  Do you have a Hobby Lobby or Pier 1 near you?  Both have inexpensive cylinder vases, around 10-15dollars each.  You could also scour craigslist, thrift stores, etc depending on your timeline.  To get Fiance involved, you could have him collect river rocks from outside.  I see your wedding is in NC, you could also do sand/driftwood.  Fill with water, bunch together, and then place a floating candle on top.  You could really put anything submerged inside and it would be beautiful.  Also lets the light shine through and appears less ‘chunky.’

    I hope that I have no offended you.  I think it’s adorable that Fiance got so involved and is helping out so much!  That’s so sweet of him. 

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