Feeling creative? We’ve put together 10 amazing, easy and inexpensive DIY wedding centrepieces. With a little bit of foraging in woods and gardens, rummaging at boot sales, and friends’ attics you’d be amazed at what you can find to create stunning DIY wedding centrepieces. As your guests arrive you want to make that ‘wow’ impression with the look of your venue styling – this can be done by stunning DIY wedding centrepieces, which you can easily make yourself.
Double them up as table names, place names, and wedding favours and these beautiful and inexpensive DIY wedding centrepieces will save you ££££ on your wedding budget.
1. Grass Table Runner
Cut pieces of faux grass and turn them into table runners. Decorate with flowers and candles. Also perfect for summer or outdoor weddings.
2. Vintage Books and Wild Flowers
Car boot sales and junk shops are perfect to find thrown out books. Stack them on your tables with mason jars filled with wildflowers.
3. Pinwheel Festival
Get into origami and make pinwheels out of leftover wallpaper or sample books. The decorating possibilities for pinwheels are endless. They can be used as bunting, pinwheel arches, or simply placed into vases for stunning, and different, inexpensive DIY wedding centrepieces.
4. Tulle Pom Poms
Who doesn’t love a pom pom, big or small? Use delicate layers of tissue paper to create pom pom flowers for your table.
5. Beside the Seaside, Beside the Sea
Well maybe not! But you can conjure up a beautiful seaside theme with an aqua blue glass plate, play sand, oyster and scallop shells. Place blue and green tealight candles inside the shells to give a puddle or mediterranean sea.
6. Blooming Branches
Perfect for spring weddings. Find wispy branches in your local forest and decorate with paper blossoms and birds (found in millinery).
7. Vibrant Candlesticks
Repaint varying sizes of candlestick holders in vibrant or pastel colours of your choice. Mix and match with tapered candles and voila!
8. Fruity Vases
Visit your local fruit & veg market and pick up citrus fruits, grapes, and some foliage. Lay in large glass vases with the foliage in the centre. A striking, yet really inexpensive DIY wedding centrepieces with an immediate wow factor.
9. Stacked Boxes Wedding Favours
Double up your DIY wedding centrepieces as wedding favours. Fill small boxes with wedding favours of your choosing, and wrap paper that corresponds with your wedding theme. Tag a table number on the top and you have a 3 for 1 centrepiece.
10. String Wrapped Bottles
Collect your wine, gin, beer bottles and wrap with string. This can be a natural hessian colour or dyed to your choice. Place a candle in the top.
Also check out our top DIY Wedding Favour ideas.