(Closed) My first DIY centerpiece – is it lame?

posted 13 years ago in DIY
Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I would fill the vases with black smooth river rocks and check out how that looks. I like’em.

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I like them.

 

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I think the centerpieces are gorgeous, and the roses look so real!  You did a great job.  I’m not sure what else you can add to it, but maybe you could find something white since that color is not represented yet?

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

No, they don’t look "lame" at all. Kudos to you, you did a very nice job to be honest. Like someone else mentioned, fill them with river rocks.

Post # 8
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

it’s not lame at all! i really like it! how about putting some pearls or cristal’s strains hanging inside the vase?

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

It’s not lame!  I would maybe suggest using the branches that curl a little.  And, I also what the other bees suggested about using River rocks! 

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

They look great! I like the idea of putting something black in the vases like stones or marbles.

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

I agree, can you find longer branches that curl up or down to make it look more graceful; great concept; maybe you can add hanging strands of crystals on the branches to give it an extra wow factor

 

think it needs more oomph, but its the beginnings of a great centerpiece; add the crystals like youre thinking

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

They look good. I agree that you should put something in the vase.

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

I think they look great. You def need to do something about the clear vase though. Instead of filling the vases, you could wrap them in a black & white patterned paper. I think that would help tie in the B&W better. Some other ideas would be to fill the vases with whole coffee beans (which would smell amazing), dried split peas, rocks, or even colored sand.

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

ohhh.. and what about hanging a few tealight holders off of the branches?

Post # 15
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2009

How about filling with cranberries?  I love the roses!  I really want to try making them now!

Post # 16
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I think they’ll be beautiful when you find something to fill the vase!!  Very impressive!

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