Do-it-yourself or simply DIY projects are becoming quite popular today. People use DIY projects on different occasions and it seems that many of them have witnessed great success when they’ve used such projects on their weddings. We all know that every DIY project can save you a lot of money, but the fact is that the benefits of such projects go beyond saving money . For instance, they can add a personal touch to this memorable day. By creating a DIY wedding centerpiece you can expect do get a centerpiece that will make your wedding different and more enjoyable.
The following is a how-to guide to making the best DIY wedding centerpiece:
Before You Start:
- For starters, choose the wedding theme. Without this crucial decision, you won’t be able to proceed. This means that you should choose the textures and color patterns you will use on your wedding day.
- After you solve this dilemma, you should decide whether you need and want a small or large centerpiece. One of the best ways to make the right decision is to take the number of guests into account. In other words, you will need to find out how many guests will seat on one table. If the group is larger, the centerpiece will be smaller.
Now, let’s take a look at some DIY wedding centerpieces:
Simple Vase and Blossom Branch Centerpiece
To start with, you can choose a tall vase for this purpose. Buy transparent glass vases for every table. Find a vase that is about 24 inches high. It is up to you to select the best width.
In order to create this centerpiece, you’ll need glass beads in any color although transparent are most popular, tall blossom branches (artificial) as well as a feather or floral accents. You can also use water in the vases. Let the branches touch the edge of the vase instead of clustering them in the middle.
If you use water, leave at least two inches free under the rims.
Floating Light Centerpiece
Another great idea is to use floating light centerpiece. This is another simple DIY project that can be done by almost anyone. The best part is that this DIY centerpiece for your wedding lets you unleash your creativity.
Buy cylinder glass vases (10 inches high) – one for each table. Buy the same number of mirror-looking square candle plates made of glass and cylinder candle holders. In addition, you should purchase real roses one for each table, glass beads in any colors (make sure that they match the color of roses), votive candles in white color and some water.
Begin by cutting the stems of the roses so they can stand at around three inches right under the rim. You can also add some water, but leave at least two inches under the rim.
We hope that these DIY wedding centerpiece ideas will help you create outstanding centerpieces. You can use the Internet to find dozens of ideas and you can also use your own imagination to spice up things a little bit.