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Elegantly Simple Reception Table

Learn how to create visual interest on a reception table that features blossoms and candles of differing heights.

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reception table features blossoms and candles

Materials and Tools:

7 stems white French tulips
4 stems Queen Anne’s Lace
3 stems white hydrangea
8 stems white roses
Floral shears
3-4 floating candles
Assorted clear glass vases of varying heights
5’ round table
8 white folding chairs
120" round white tablecloth
90" x 90" gingham chiffon overlay with satin ribbon trim

1. Dress the round table with the white tablecloth, then top with chiffon overlay.

2. Cluster several clear glass vases of varying heights and widths in the center of the tabletop.

3. Arrange French tulips and Queen Anne’s Lace in the taller beaker vases. Arrange the roses and the hydrangea blooms into shorter vases.

4. Position floating candles in a couple of the vases and add several votives throughout the centerpiece

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