Wedding Table Centerpieces

Written by Tara Peris
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Wedding table centerpieces are among the most important elements of a reception site. They set the mood for your event and serve to create a cohesive, celebratory atmosphere. Thus, you'll want to choose them with care, paying careful attention to how they blend with the broader reception site.

Centerpieces can take all forms, from fancy garden bouquets to simple candle arrangements. To some extent, the size and complexity of your pieces will be shaped by budget constraints, as centerpieces can constitute a major wedding expense. At the same time, you don't want to let financial concerns hold undue sway over your decisions. It is possible to have the best of both worlds if you are willing to take some initiative.

Taking Matters into Your Own Hands

There are many beautiful centerpieces that you can make yourself if you are willing to invest the time and energy. This is particularly true for couples intent on floral centerpieces, as florist rates can hike up expenses considerably. If you're willing to venture to the flower mart and buy your flowers directly from the vendors, you can save a good deal of money.

There are several online resources devoted to helping couples assemble centerpieces on their own, so you don't have to have a Martha Stewart gene to pull this off smoothly. What you need is time, persistence, and the patience to do a few runs of trial and error. If you're willing to put in the work, it's possible to have very elaborate centerpieces at prices you can manage.


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