Weddings are fun and beautiful but they can also be very stressful and expensive. There are many things to worry about and, even though the decorations and the centerpieces are not the most important part of the wedding, they make everything so much more beautiful. It’s why they have to be chosen carefully, still, you can’t afford to spend a fortune on decorations. A nice idea would be to make some yourself. We have prepared some great DIY projects for you to take a look at.
A very nice and lovely idea would be to use lanterns as centerpieces. By doing so, you can create a vintage look and a charming atmosphere. Moreover, the candles will make the atmosphere more romantic and intimate. As opposed to using only candles, lanterns are much better choice because they are safer and a much better choice for outdoor receptions.
Lanterns may be safer and this is something to take into consideration if children are going to be there, but candles have their advantages as well. They are versatile and you can use them in many different ways. For example, if you want to create a romantic and stylish look, you can use a glass bowl filled with water and you can have little floating candles.
Use bowls of fruit.
If you prefer something simple you can just use bowls that are filled with fruit. You can arrange the fruit in many different ways and get a beautiful centerpiece. Use different fruit and combine the colors, shapes and textures. It would be like having floral arrangements except that the flowers are replaced with fruit. It’s simple and it’s also fun.
Go vintage and rustic.
There’s something unique about vintage decorations and centerpieces. They can change the whole atmosphere and they make it feel casual yet elegant, romantic and charming. There are lots of ideas that you can use if you want to opt for vintage or for rustic centerpieces for your wedding reception. You have to think of the materials, colors and the overall look.
Another great way of saving money and f making sure you’re happy with the way your wedding reception centerpieces look is to simply do them yourself. There are lots of easy DIY projects for you to try and you can also ask some of your friends to help. It will be fun and you’ll get to contribute to the way the décor looks like.