(Closed) Reception Decor Trouble

posted 8 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
47430 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Mason jar centerpieces can be as casual or as elegant as you like but they do tend to be associated with a more rustic/vintage theme. Do you have a theme for your wedding?

Can you stretch the budget to include a few flowers, moss balls, grapevine balls? something little for beside the jars


you could do some floating candes- but nix the raffia bows

Mason jar candle decor


the votives look good nested into coffee beans, pebbles, etc



Post # 4
1063 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2014 - Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

@sunshine.lover:  I agree with 

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@julies1949: My mom has a lot of mason jars…however, i always think of mason jars for rustic/country themed weddings. And I am so far from that type of bride. How about alternating the candles with flowers as well? 

Post # 5
344 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Mason jars do not say classy/elegant to me. They can be beautiful and charming, but I don’t think it is the look you are describing. 

What are your colours? Any themes? 

We are doing very simple arrangements of open white roses in glass vases. We will order the roses from Sam’s or from an online source at around 80 cents a stem depending on how many we order. The vases we will watch for in thrift/antique stores, and if we don’t find matching vases we will buy them online. 

We will have tea candles floating in diamond patterned sherbert glasses. These are the exact ones.. We found around 30 of them for about 50 cents a piece at a flea market. The candles make them sparkle. Probably some pillar candles on mirror tiles. 

Elegant doesn’t have to be expensive as long as you have a plan and are a little patient. 

Post # 6
64 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@sunshine.lover:  Have you thought about doing DIY centerpieces?.  Thats what im doing and this is what i came up with and you can use the mason jars for it 

I got this from google but im going to replicate it because im in love with it 

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