Nowadays, many brides & grooms are trying to save money, in any possible way they can, on their wedding. One way to save money is to choose not so expensive centerpieces. There are many ways to save money on centerpieces and still make your wedding reception look elegant!
Now I know flowers are expensive and even if you find the cheapest flowers, it adds up! Here are some tips:
1. Talk to your florist and see what flower is in season (flowers in season will be cheaper)
2. Cheaper flowers or filler flowers such as carnation or baby’s breath, respectively, can make your wedding decoration just as elegant as the expensive flowers like roses.
3. fruits! if you have a yellow themed wedding, why not load up a vase with nice fresh yellow lemons? Or you can use one or two stems of flower and dress it up with fruits (orange, lemon, lime are some of the common ones to use) One wedding used pineapple! see below picture.
4. Consider submerging centerpieces. These type of decoration usually requires a couple stems, they last longer and you can add in a floating candle to give it a more romantic ambiance.
Speaking of candles – they’re usually cheaper than flowers. There are many ways to decorate your banquet tables with candles. By using mirrors, different candle heights it gives an illusion that you have a lot. Or those floating candles that you can put them on water, add a stem of flower, layer it lots of rocks or colored stones, it makes a perfect and elegant centerpiece. You can get your candles anywhere from Wal-Mart, craft stores, or Ikea in bulks / packs with different colors, scent, shapes and sizes. And they’re cheap!
Have you ever thought about plants? or grass? they can be pretty too if done well. This idea will go especially well if you have a green themed wedding.
Below are some pictures to give you an idea
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