(Closed) need advice on my centerpiece mock-up!

posted 9 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
1310 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2016

pinecones scattered…? branches scattered and/or coming out of the bouquet? Crumpled up leaves? 

Post # 4
752 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010 - Ocean View Villas/Jasmine Seafood Restaurant

How about putting a platemat underneath everything in a brown or deep green color?  You could also do accorns scattered instead of potourri.  I was also thinking you could try to push the arrangement down a bit more so it covers more of the glass. 

Post # 5
104 posts
Blushing bee

I think that you should add branches that come out of the flowers like the picture below.

I would also add a thick wood slice to set your vase on like the picture below.

Post # 6
622 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011 - Vandiver Inn

So the actual potpurri isn’t workable because of the staining, but what about a reasonable substitute? Leaves, acorns and pine cones? Dried flower petals in red, oranges, and yellows? I really like the way it looks if it could be replicated with a non-staining substance. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 7
642 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

The wood is a good idea, so is the placemat or some kind of runner! I like the branches coming out of the top if you want them taller, so basically I like all of the ideas…. sorry, probably no help, but I love where you are going with them and can’t wait to see the finished product!

Post # 8
238 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I agree I think it needs something underneath, may a ribbon or something to add detail to the pot.

Post # 9
4581 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I would just use silk leaves underneath. I also like the idea the PP had about adding a few branches for height.

Post # 10
3314 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I’m thinking a nice bright ribbon around the vase.  ๐Ÿ™‚  I do like the potpourri scattered, so maybe like pine cones (like a pp suggested) or something?  Or Cinnamon sticks and rose petals?

Post # 11
502 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

First of all its really pretty. I’m with the pp about scattering something or putting something under, and the branches.  I might also try not binding the bouquet at the stem but rather just placing it more naturally in the mason jar. And maybe less flowers or an accent color flower. I mention this because, to me, the bouquet is a little too “put together” (monochromatic, stiff, etc.) for a simple rustic feel. Nevertheless, like I mentioned previously, its really pretty. 

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