Centerpieces can be used to add a pop of color, to reflect personal style, or to create a mood. When we think of centerpieces, many of us think of flowers. Although flowers always seem to be the popular choice for centerpieces and decor, budget will play a part in whether you have roses or carnations, hydrangea or daisies. Sometimes our favorite flowers aren't in season and we find ourselves spending double per stem just to have them shipped in from another county.
When working with clients on a budget I always suggest candlelight. Not only is it a cost saving idea, but it adds a warm glow, and creates a romantic setting for you and your guests. If you have a venue with high ceilings try using taller pillar candles and remember that you don't have to use white or ivory candles. Spice it up and find candles that match your color scheme. You can also add satin ribbon sashes around your candles, rhinestones and even photos of you and your fiancé.
Remember, centerpieces don't stop at flowers. Create something that reflects you and your personal style. The more you can do yourself, the more green you will save in the end!
*Photo Candle Wrap Instructions (Courtesy of HGTV.com)
*Beaded Candle Wrap Instructions (Courtesy of HGTV.com)
*Unscented Pillar Candles (Tons of colors to choose from)