Creating Your Own Tall Wedding Centerpieces
Tall wedding centerpieces look quite stunning in effect when you decide to decorate your wedding reception tables with this expensive-looking style of floral decorations. The planning of your wedding can cost you indeed pretty good money when you consider all the details that should be included in your wedding celebration both in the ambient of your ceremony and reception. But you can as well save yourself some money and still prepare a festivity that may look elaborate if you take your time and look for the right ideas and tips.
If your choice goes for an elegant style of your wedding you can successfully use tall wedding centerpieces that can include tall vases decorated with either interestingly shaped twigs (such as those that are naturally decorative, the willow branches) or peacock feathers to bring a plus of majestic to the overall aspect of your wedding reception tables. One important aspect that creates the ‘tall’ effect of your table centerpieces is the choice for the vases. You should be able to locate tall slim types of vases to hold the floral arrangement for the table centerpiece. One suggestion to find these items for cheaper price can be the eBay site where many brides sell their vases after their wedding event is over. On this site these vases can come at rather cheap prices and it is worth checking it occasionally and see what can you find in this respect.
Another place to locate cheap priced tall vases for your tall wedding centerpieces is the Craigslist site along with wedding forums where you can subscribe and inquire other brides about this item. But maybe the best idea of all would be to buy plastic sheet, the transparent or colored kind and have it cut in rectangles of a specific size. You should afterwards roll these rectangle sheets in cylinders, stapling the edges to hold them together and create this format of a vase that you would fill next with long stemmed flowers and some greenery. If the choice is not only for flowers as they could be quite expensive when purchasing long stemmed types, you could opt for some greenery and cattail to fill these improvised tall cylindrical vases.
Once these plastic sheets are bought you could also improvise various sizes of cylinders, say three different sizes, and have them fixed on round shaped plywood. This will act as a stand that features three holes of the size of these three cylinders that will fit exactly in the specific holes. The plywood can be previously plated with aluminum foil or a golden foil in case you want to give more sparkling to the tall wedding centerpiece. After that you can fill those cylinders with sand up to the middle and then you can have wildflowers filling the form and some rich greenery to make a better floristic arrangement. If desired you can add some colorful ribbons to hang on the side of this vase to bring a touch of delicacy and refinement to the entire ensemble.
If your wedding theme follows a color scheme you could choose the plastic sheet to be colored in the colors of your wedding and according to these colors you should pick the color of the blooms. The best choice would be to go for white long stem roses and greenery to add more richness to the vase. A single calla lily stem is also enough to decorate this tall vase while putting also few ferns as they can be found in long sizes, too. An option for ivy that can be left to cascade over the rim of the vase is again a great idea bringing to your table centerpiece a unique decorative visual effect.
What about colored stones that can fill these cylinders and then the immortelles emerging to the surface of the vase? This is another suggestion that you can use for your tall wedding centerpieces. No matter what do not forget that nature offers you so many alternatives free of charge, such as it is for instance with the choice for willow twigs that are so decorative and can be so beautifully dyed with colorful sprays for a great visual effect.
Whether you choose the glass vases alternative or the DIY plastic cylinders, you should take care of doing these tall wedding centerpieces in accordance to the style your have set already for your wedding celebration. The floral style is more appropriate for a traditionally planned wedding, while all the other decorative items can go for a les formal style of wedding, but still coming in with the elegance of this tall vases or cylinders that can appear so majestically decorating the surface of your wedding reception tables.