DIY Wedding Centerpiece

A beautiful wedding centerpiece is a critical feature of wedding reception décor, since your wedding guests’ eyes will be drawn to the centerpieces on your tables as they enter your wedding reception venue.

Flower centerpieces are always a good choice and there are many amazing, magnificent and gorgeous floral wedding centerpieces to choose from. But since flowers can be a big part of your wedding budget, it’s not surprising that many brides choose to go the DIY wedding flowers route. So, if you like DIY wedding projects, you will want to check out one of our excellent DIY flower centerpiece tutorials or the gorgeous DIY wedding centerpiece peony flower pomander urn

Of course your options are not limited to the standard vase and floral arrangement. There are gorgeous tall wedding centerpieces that create a dramatic atmosphere to highlight the beauty and stylish aura of your wedding tablescapes.

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Here is a DIY wedding centerpiece, from Weddingstar:

When the idea for this post came up, truth be told, I panicked a little. Although I love flowers (I mean, what girl doesn’t?!) and have pulled together many arrangements in my day, I always advise (where budget allows) tonever DIY your florals. But let’s face it, when budgets are factored in not everyone has the luxury of working with a floral designer. So to all you ladies feeling brave and looking to stretch your dollar without compromising an ounce of pretty, this blog’s for you!

The Supplies

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  • good pair of shears
  • floral foam (to fit whatever vase you decide to use)
  • flowers, in order of appearance: lisianthus, astilbe, queen anne’s lace, spray roses, seeded eucalyptus and sedum

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The Step by Step

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Step 1: saturate your floral foam with water and place into your vase. Begin to build your floral arrangement creating a starting point for your two front facing corners. Make one over flowing with eucalyptus and the other tighter to the center with queen anne’s lace.

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Step 2: continue to build your arrangement by adding another overflow on the opposite corner to the original and begin to fill out your middle with a blend of sedum and lisianthus.

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Step 3: continue to fill in your arrangement, adding in astilbe. Start to concentrate on your arrangement as a whole, paying attention to all angles.

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Step 4: add in spray roses. as you work on filling your arrangement make sure to fill all gaps and keep a mix of flowers throughout the whole.

The End Result

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You could stop right here but for a fuller table arrangement (and some added decor), finish off the look with a couple of votive holders filled with a few floral stems, as well as some candlelight.

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Centerpieces Simplified.

If you’re all about DIY’ing your centerpiece but want something a little less labor intensive, check out ourDecorative Bottle Vases and Springtime Centerpieces posts.