Put some finishing, hand touches to your wedding with a bit of decor that’s been made from scratch by yours truly! Save money on your florals and create something of your very own for all of the tables. These 15 wedding centerpieces can’t be DIYed in no time! Check out the projects below and see if one of them fits your vision and theme!
1. Paper Peonies
Martha Stewart Weddings starts us off with a great tutorial for making paper peonies. Perfect for bridal showers or afternoon, springtime receptions, you can decorate the tables quite beautifully with these little crafts. Just grab the bridesmaids and start the fun!
2. Succulents In Recycled Planters
If you like texture and unique, outside-the-box wedding style, then you may want to add some succulents to your overall theme. And this idea from The Knot may be one of our favorites. Grab some recycled planters and create centerpieces all on your own.
3 Wrapped Wine Bottles
If you’re looking for something with a bit more of a shabby chic style, then this entire design is right up your alley. And thankfully, it’s also quite easy to create. Wooden cuts, old wine bottles and some twine is really all you need to get started.
4. Bud Vase Collection
You could always just create a spread of small bud vases and then fill them up with petals of your choice. This is such an easy idea from Country Living that’s even easier to recreate on our own. And think about all of the money you’ll save from using a florist!
5. Sparkling Wood Cuts
So, this may not be a full-fledged centerpiece design to get inspired from but the sparkling wood cuts can get it started. Just visit Darby Smart for the full tutorial. And imagine all of the great ideas that can be sparked from this glittering foundation – so many beautiful blends and layers can be added.
6. Antique Books
Yes Missy had this gorgeous setup featured and we instantly swooned for its romance and charm. For vintage-inspired weddings – or book lovers – you can collect some of your favorite reads at each and every table. Personalize and create innovative designs alongside the storybooks.
7. Wooden Spools
Here’s another centerpiece idea that can speak upon those that have an antique or vintage vision in mind. Even those that want some that feels a bit romantic or cottage-esque, these wooden spools can work. Thanks for the inspiration Style Me Pretty!
You can even gather some inspiration from fresh fruit. Perfect for springtime and summer weddings, check out this orange-filled centerpiece from Afloral! These two you can even create for yourself with a bit of florals on top.
Wedding Chicks showcased this super fun idea and we love the innovation and uniqueness behind it. A boho-filled wedding or a destination celebration could be the perfect place to slide some goldfish in the mix. And yes, you’ll be able to save on florals here too and use the goldfish as favors!
10. Kids Gumballs
Are you going to have a kids’ table at the wedding? Fill it with coloring pages and a centerpiece filled with gumballs and candy! It’ll add color and an element of fun to the mix – and super easy to design yourself!
11. Floating Florals
Fill some beautiful bowls with water and allow your petals to float around. This romantic idea is from A Beautiful Mess and fortunately, they’ll show you how to recreate the look with ease. It’s perfect for more contemporary of weddings.
If you visit Martha Stewart Weddings just one more time, you’ll be able to learn how to make this grandiose centerpiece. Filled with lots of textures and florals, and going up three tiers, Martha will show you how to make it every step of the way. Head on over now and check out the details!
13. Love Buckets
These love buckets seem like a charming idea for those throwing an outdoor, rustic wedding or even a great décor piece for a bridal shower! Check out the tutorial over at eHow to learn all the details behind the design. And those vintage keys are such a charming accent!
14. Rose Gold Bottles
Collect your old bottles and then dip them in some beautiful golden tones – and sparkles too. This will create a gorgeous, modern centerpiece for your reception and you’ll be able to add some florals to the mix as well. Check out all the details over at PopSugar .
15. Copper Candles
And finally, one more visit at Martha Stewart Weddings will get you this stunning idea. Again, a more contemporary or trendy wedding can be set off with some simple, copper candles. Ignite the night with this easy design!