(Closed) Using Mason Jars as centerpieces

posted 8 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
15 posts
  • Wedding: October 2010


I too am using mason jars and I agree that less is more when it comes to filling them with flowers.  I think they are meant to be understated.  As far as which type of flower to use, which flower better represents the feel of your wedding?  IMO: when I think of roses I automatically think more formal/traditional and picture daisies in a more casual setting.  Personally I prefer daisies in a mason jar…sooo pretty!!  Although I’ve never seen roses in one, I’m sure that would be pretty too.  Aren’t mason jars fantastic!  Are going to use any kind of ribbon around the jar?

Post # 6
1328 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

You could try peonies.  You’d only need two – three blooms per jar.  And they are bee-utiful!

Post # 7
249 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I used the aqua colored mason jars and had one purple hydrangea stem in each. I also had a brown birdhouse next to the jars. I think it looked really pretty. I’d attach a picture, but my photog locked them where I can’t share. 🙁

Post # 8
654 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I did fake gerbera daisies in some and I did a non-flower option in the others.. Since we were setting up ourselves and had little access to water I did layered sand in mine too.. Can’t find the picture of my pinwheel centerpieces on my computer but you can see it here http://kristenwynnphotography.blogspot.com/2010/07/lynn-and-chris-married.html and my flowers are below…

Post # 9
1426 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I am using mason jars with candles in them in my reception decor as well as hanging mason jars with wildflower arraignments for aisle decorations, so I am a big fan of that look.  However, when I think of mason jars I think of a more casual look, while roses to me seem very elegant.  So I would either go for the daisies, or maybe look for garden roses.  Garden roses could look really nice, or hydrangeas, or really any other casual flower…



Post # 10
2344 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Our florist did ours pretty full and I really liked how they looked, but I think the great thing about mason jars is they look good with pretty much anything!

Post # 11
1 posts
  • Wedding: August 2012


Do you know what size mason jar is needed to use them as aisle decorations like your picture?? Thanks!!

Post # 12
2 posts

Have you thought of redneck wine glasses?  Very cute!  yOU CAN buy them from http://www.yeehawsocial.com check em out online they have a variety of glasses to choose from. 

Post # 13
2437 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

<3 love

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