Centerpieces can be beautiful, innovative, and fun without spending a ton of money. Weddings are so expensive and it is important to save money wherever you can in order to stick to your budget. Here are some great ideas that will keep you in style and on track.
If you love flowers you can but them wholesale and save a bundle. Vases can be purchased at the dollar store and you and the bridesmaids can create beautiful floral centerpieces. Some dollar stores also sell glass beads that can be dropped into the bottom of the vases to add some color to the table. Buying flowers that are in season and abundant in your area will also save money.
Dried flowers are also a very beautiful, inexpensive and stress free way to go. You can again get the flowers whole sale from a local market or farmers market. They can hen be dried and arranged ahead of time so there is no stress in arranging anything on your big day.
Candle centerpieces can be easily created. Dollar stores usually stock candles of all sizes and you can pick how to display them. Don’t rule out scented candles, they add a little love in the air if you chose your scent wisely. Votive candles are usually very inexpensive and can be arranged is several different ways that can look very classy.
Feathers make beautiful centerpieces and can often be found at craft stores. Colorful lanterns can also be nice and they can be found at craft stores, dollar stores or online.
It may also be fun to use the season of your wedding to make a fun centerpiece. If you are having a summer wedding you can use bright, fresh citrus fruit in a lovely arrangement. If your big day is in winter you might want to make some sort of arrangement with pine cones, branches and bows. This can be an inexpensive way to keep your wedding festive with the season.
You can also make something fun that will mimic the location of your wedding. If it is on a beach you may want to use sand, shells and candles. Or if it is in a garden you may want to use small potted plants.
Love diamonds? You can have the look of diamond covered tables for super cheap. Buy small circular mirrors and place them in the center of the table. Then buy packets of silver glass beads (they come in bulk for a pretty low price) scatter the beads over the mirror and around it. The light will pick up from the beads and in the mirror and it will look like millions of diamonds!
Centerpieces should not put you over budget on your wedding. If the prices you are seeing are too high then you may need to try out some of these ideas or think outside the box and come up with a creative and inexpensive idea of your own.