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Wedding Centerpieces, Floral Arrangements and Boutonnieres

Updated on October 14, 2013

Your wedding is here

The most important event in your life is fast approaching? Whether you already have the details, whether you're sure or not of what you want, I can give you some ideas and help in organizing your wedding . If you are looking for a classic theme, a luxurious night, a summer theme in the winter, there are plenty of bits and pieces to pick from this lens.

 

  





Wedding Boutonnieres

Having good quality wedding boutonnieres can make a difference to how the male members of the wedding party look. It is the finishing touch that can provide a sense of style. Although it is only a small flower, there are many elegant ways to give your wedding boutonnieres a chic look. Little embellishments such as the creative use of foliage, wire and beads can make a huge difference. The colour of your wedding boutonnieres can be chosen to either contrast or complement the colour of the groom's outfit. For instance a black suit with a burgundy tie could be complemented by a burgundy boutonniere made from a tulip, calla lily or rose, or you can arrange the boutonnieres to match the bride's bouquet . For men who really don't like flowers, you can choose foliage, subtle blooms or thistles, or to make it more interesting you can use even herbs, for instance rosemary. Weddings are generally focused on how special the bride looks. Wedding boutonnieres are an inexpensive way to ensure that the groom looks and feels special too.

Wedding table Arrangements

Wedding table decorations are one of the most popular themes in decorations for wedding. These are the tables where the guests and the couple spend most of the evening. Looking for the wedding table decorations ideas and creating them the special attention should be paid to the details: linen, favors, centerpieces, decorative elements as rose petals as they are used in decorations, ribbons, flowers.



 

Simple, colourful and happy

Cheerful, colorful and easy for an unforgettable wedding. You're always a happy person, joking, which only sees the glass half full? Then share with your loved ones the joy of your wedding day special with these cute floral fire. I propose an arrangement made with big green pots with polka dots, decorated with dahlias and roses. Always be yourself.

Candle arrangements

Candle centerpieces add romantic lighting and ambiance to wedding receptions. They can also be some of the most inexpensive centerpieces that you could put together. Get creative and make a custom centerpiece that shows your sense of style. Fill with seashells, rocks, sand, flowers, or even a combination of items to add a splash of style and color. They light the darkness with a warmth that banishes reality and invites the mind to meander through the realm of dreams. Although candles throw a magical light on any occasion, they are especially fitting for weddings. Each candle on the table creates a more romantic ambiance, and the overall effect is enchanting. Floating candles are another way to add drama to a table. Consider small containers or go with wide glass bowls filled with colored water. Float a few blooms in the water for more romance.

You can check more candles if you visit How to love your candles .

Add a touch of whimsical magic and grace to your celebration by adding this exotic adornment to a bouquet, centerpiece or wedding attire.

Peacock feathers

There are many peacock wedding centerpiece ideas. An exotic centerpiece could be a peacock designed vase or container filled with purple and blue teal orchids trimmed with blue Toscana kale leaves, or filling a glass vase with cut glass beads of aqua, green, and teal, and also with several peacock feathers. The others ideas are a wreath made of peacock feathers flat-side-down on center of table then place an oversize glass vase filled with blue, green, peacock-themed ball ornaments, and tall stems of decorative peacock feathers in the center if the wreath; white tall stem peacock feathers in a glass jar and around the jar decorates with twig full of leaves, pinecones, and dried nuts; some peacock feathers in cylinder glass vases or in bottles; cylinder glass vases filled with a tall stem of peacock feather, a tall white lily, and a tall banana leaf put in the bowl with floating votives.

White lily is beautifully suspended in water with sea green marbles.

The single vase is lit from within with one waterproof LED tea light.

Perfect for your green theme wedding! The small floating candle is the perfect finishing touch.



A simple beauty of elegance in these ivory roses and

calla liles wedding centerpieces.



A gorgeous centerpiece is arranged in shades of white with a touch of fresh green.

All white roses, mini callas, spray roses, lilies and double lisianthus are nicely accented by green hydrangea blossoms in a stylish glass cylinder.

A beautiful decoration for the wedding table.



Looking for something simple? Snow white roses and white calla lilies add a pop of modern sophistication to the atmosphere.





A wedding theme black and white is an elegant and brilliant. This color combination always looks spectacular, relatively easy to implement. Black and White is the latest trend to hit the wedding scene. Go for a white base and accentuate with black to avoid over-doing black.

Vintage flower arrangements

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The wedding cake

I would say this is the most important centerpiece of your wedding. That's why here there is only an introduction of wedding cakes, I have a whole lens dedicated to making and decorating the perfect wedding cake.

Whether you want a traditional three-tiered fruit cake or a more modern chocolate extravaganza, How to decorate the wedding cake will show you how you can have your cake and eat it.

Allergies to fresh flowers

It is well known that fresh flowers and centerpieces kind of bind in together, it is a shame when you or your loved one, perhaps the other guests have different kinds of allergies such as allergy to a type of flower or allergies to the pollen from a flower, because you think that without lovely flowers on the reception tables, the wedding can turn into crap.

It doesn't have to be like that, there is a variety of centerpieces you can choose that would look astonishing as centerpieces.


Just take a moment to think about feathers - you can get feathers made especially for wedding centerpieces, all kinds of colours, shapes and length. If you are a sophisticated type of person try the peacock feathers - they would definitely have the WOW factor of your guests.



Candles are a great choice especially because there are so many decorations you can use with candles to make them breathtaking centerpieces. Did you think about taking a tall vase, place at the bottom of the vase a waterproof LED light( color of your choice) fill it up with water, add some decorative beads.

I would do it for my wedding, at least you know the greatest touch of your wedding décor came from your very own hands :) . And this is how your deco should look like:


or something similar. Since I didn't do the deco myself and my brain has the picture, I was unable to find a suitable image, according to the need of my brain.



Or maybe mix feathers with candles and small diamonds or crystal beads - take a candle holder the size of your choice , I would prefer pillar candle holder , being easier for you to decorate it. Then you can make a wreath out of feathers, again colour of your choice, make them thick enough so you don't see through,(mind you, it is very easy to do a wreath since you can purchase wreath frames ) you can mix the feathers with some organza or tullefabric ( I would recommend to use organza as tulle is more of see- through kind) for a more elegant look and feel and to add a bit of sparkle try to sprinkle some acrylic diamonds in between the wreath.

What would feel ordinary by the word, with a proper arrangement you can create a perfect wedding centerpiece even by using branches.

Don't take my word for it, I can show you.

If you would like to see some table vases do not hesitate to check Glass table vases for wedding centerpieces.

Decorative beads are a smart addition to any vases, but which one fits you ? Some suggestions are available at Decorative Beads Vase Fillers

But. you don't necessarily need to forget that thought of having flowers, even though someone is allergic to fresh flowers, there is always an alternative, you know like no to eggs yolks - there is always a substitute with the same consistency and properties. Instead of fresh flowers there are silk flowers available. Whether you've chosen to use silk flowers for someone allergy, or to keep them as a memento to the wedding day, or decided to have the wedding abroad, there are more and more high quality silk flowers, either you buy them from the high street or online, usually it's even hard to tell which are fresh and which are silk. And you can use these flowers not only for bridal bouquets, but as well as for table centerpieces. I will provide a gallery with silk flowers table centerpieces. But then if you decide to go for silk flowers, make sure the boutonnieres are also made from silk flowers.

You'll need to allow yourself plenty of time when planning and purchasing your silk wedding flowers. Not only will it take you time to choose or make your perfect flowers it may also take your supplier time to produce everything. But the great thing about using artificial flowers is that you can buy them well in advance.

A different kind of centerpieces

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Do it Yourself Tiara

If you are on a budget and you want to make savings here and there, you can really put a stamp on your wedding.

Instead of spending tons of money on jewelry, why not making it yourself?

For example How to make a tiara tutorial can help you create the sparkle you need for your wedding dress, the tiara, which it would make you feel just like a princess.

UNIQUE WEDDING THEMES

For unique, elegant, chic, fun, fabulous, funky and romantic wedding themes, ideas and themes to realize your dream wedding the way you want it to be visit my following lens : Unique wedding themes.

Wedding dresses and wedding gowns

And because you want to make sure you look like a princess you need to take time and decide which wedding dress would best suit you and find out which wedding dress is THE ONE.

If you are interested visit Wedding dresses and wedding gowns

Bridal shoes

Besides your wedding dress, wedding decorations and wedding cake, the most important is you, and of course your partner.

To have a successful look, make sure you know your wedding theme when buying your dress and flowers. It is wise to choose your dress and then follow on shoes. Bridal shoes are as important as the dress, they can ruin your day or make it a dream come true.

For help in choosing your bridal shoes check out my lens Wedding Shoes for the Bride .

wedding rings and bridal jewelry
wedding rings and bridal jewelry

Wedding rings and bridal jewelry

A wide selection of bridal jewelry can be found by visiting Wedding rings and bridal jewelry , engagements rings, wedding bands, eternity rings, for HIM and HER.

pink rose pomander
pink rose pomander

Wedding Centerpieces - Pink pomander centerpiece ball

Also known as the kissing ball, the pomander comes in a variety of sizes, colours, fresh or silk flowers. The word "pomander" comes from French and is usually a ball made of perfumes used to take bad smells, originally used as a protection against infection, it can be even a bag containing fragrant herbs.

Pomanders were considered an early form of aromatherapy.

The modern pomander is used to perfuming and freshening the air and keeping drawers of clothing and linens fresh, pleasant smelling, and moth-free.

You can easily use pomander balls as centerpieces for your wedding, either hang them with a strand of pearls, or put them in a vase as table centerpieces. And if you are on a tight budget you can make the pomanders yourself, they are very easy to make, you can even use a pomander as your bride bouquet.

You can find a DIY guide here: Wedding Pomander Balls: Peony Design

Add LED lights and make your centerpieces glow!


They have purple LED lights inside so they glow in the dark.

Another pretty effect is to use crystal fibers also known as plastic shreds for that extra oomph of color and drama.

Use LED light at the bottom of the vase, with gel crystals and it will shine both up and down.

Rainbow Raindrops - you can use it in table top design themes, stand it upright, float it in water and even hang it upside down.It runs through the entire spectrum of colors. And you can stop it at what ever color you desire.

Make the tables at your wedding celebration a beautiful, welcoming destination for your quests. Incredible, unique centerpieces can be created with flowers, candles, paper, lights, string and even candy.

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      PartyLocations5 3 years ago

      your ideas are so beautiful.I like it!!!!

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      sweetstickyrainbo 4 years ago

      A flower in water almost always look cool. The suspended thing is interesting as well.

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      inutzza21 4 years ago

      @BudgetWedding: And they create such an intimate atmosphere. Thank you for checking this lens

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      inutzza21 4 years ago

      @Chanchira: It would most definitely look amazing! Thank you for visiting.

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      Chanchira 4 years ago

      The suspended white flowers make a really dramatic look. We usually use wedding crystals above the table but a combination of the 2 would be stunning. Luv it!!!

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      BudgetWedding 4 years ago

      I love those illuminated centerpieces, they look so pretty and great for people who are allergic to fresh flowers.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      cute

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Beautiful lens as well too good information here about the Floral Arrangements, I like this kind of informative lenses Thanks for sharing this. I have a great resource of Silk plant and plants which is very helpful for flowers arrangement at the wedding time.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great lens!

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      shawnhi77 lm 5 years ago

      A very beautiful lens. Well done

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      newmorningdews 5 years ago

      Beautiful lens with beautiful images.

      Thank you

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      negibhai 5 years ago

      i read you blog you blog son nice i like you photos sach sa nhi post i like your wedding photos

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      inutzza21 5 years ago

      @coolaunt: Thank you very much for the feedback. Well, it took me a while to get around image galleries. I assume you have the same issue that I had, not all images are the same size and look pretty nasty. Well, the photo gallery, there is a module called Photo Gallery. If you don't have it on the Edit lens you can browse all modules and look for it. IT is definitely there. You then upload the photos from your PC and you have a nice photo gallery. To adjust the size of the images, I am also using The Workshop Addon tool. It's a great tool. Good luck

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      coolaunt 5 years ago

      This lens is spectacular. Info is great and the your editing is fantastic. Maybe you will tell me how you got the Photo Gallery to be small.

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      BradfordBrain 5 years ago

      Wonderful lens! I made a brooch bouquet for my wedding and it turned out soooo beautiful! I am a fan of the unique- so a squidlike for you! I am currently working on a lot of different decorating and centerpiece lenses and stumbled across yours. We have pretty similar taste :)

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      inutzza21 5 years ago

      @Keepingscore: Of course you can do that. Thank you very much and please give me your link once is finished so I can add your link as well, if you agree. Thank you for visiting my lens.

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      Keepingscore 5 years ago

      A very pretty lens, I have a wedding related lens that I am still putting finishing touches on. Would like to put this lens in the sidebar widgets with your permission. Thanks

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      inutzza21 5 years ago

      @LesleyOC: Thank you for your wonderful comment. The sunflowers are not gone :) . I have moved them to my other lens Wedding Bouquets and Floral Arrangements. I feel this lens is getting to overcrowded and I have so many ideas, that I don't know where to place them all.

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      LesleyOC 5 years ago

      You have some really beautiful pictures here, I really loved the sunflowers!

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      antoinettebeautifulcustomcandles 5 years ago

      I would love for my candles to be featured.. Beautiful Custom Candles www.facebook.com/beautifulcustomcandles

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      ResearchAddict 5 years ago

      So many fabulous ideas on this lens. So pretty!

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      inutzza21 5 years ago

      @anonymous: Thank you very much for your like. I will definitely visit your lens as it is a subject of interest.

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      KateHonebrink 5 years ago

      You have some really interesting ideas for brides planning their big day! Great options, colors and materials! Well done!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great LENS!! SquidLike 4 u! If your looking for some interesting ideas for uplighting your special event - visit my new lens LED Uplighting

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      thewebartists 5 years ago

      cool

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      lovegrowth lm 5 years ago

      I have a squidoo lens for our wedding! June 24th, 2012 it's coming up fast and I am way behind! I am doing all my own bouquets and flower arrangements so this was very helpful. I'm looking for something that will show me step by step how to make the bouquets.

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 5 years ago from Ljubljana

      Lovely pieces and well designed lens. Thumbs up!

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      wheresthekarma 5 years ago

      Nice! will add this onto my feature lenses on my wedding lens.

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      cheeky_celebrations 5 years ago

      Stunning photos! Very elegant pieces. If your looking for any hen party accessories then take a look at our lense!

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      Bellezza-Decor 6 years ago from Canada

      Beautiful centerpieces for a wedding!