35 Swoon-Worthy Centerpieces for Any Season
Whether your taste is moody and modern or magical and monochromatic, we've got all the inspiration you need to craft the wedding centerpiece of your dreams.
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Orange, Magenta + Melons
Bring the tropics to your table with these sweet (and totally unexpected!) melon vases from designer Brian Patrick Flynn. Simply hollow the melons, then add a bunch of bright, colorful blooms. Results? Lively and lovely.
Hosting a seaside soiree? Create an opulent, overflowing arrangement that highlights the natural beauty of your surroundings. Start with large, creamy-white peonies and an abundance of leafy green vines. Add white astilbe, scaboisa pods and grey thistle throughout for added texture.
Candlelit + Lovely
An ivy runner, gold and white candlesticks, and simple, glass vases are all you need to create this ultra-romantic centerpiece.
Eclectic Agate Accents
Use southwestern influence to achieve an eclectic and on-trend table design. Gilded agate place cards accessorize plates, while the textured foliage decorated with pops of pink posies draw the eye.
Lavender + Copper
Sometimes less is more. Add a bunch of fresh, fragrant lavender into a hammered copper vase and you’re guaranteed gorgeousness.
Paper flowers are a departure from traditional floral arrangements, but can still make a strong visual impact. For this garland, we made paper magnolia blossoms and attached them to real magnolia branches, then arranged them all down the length of the table. Design by CamilleStyles.com
Set the stage for romance with this layered, lace tablescape. The airy overlay serves as a delicate backdrop for the winding, whimsical eucalyptus branches and vivid hypericum berries.
Take your table to new heights with this unexpected (but entirely charming!) floral-alternative—cotton. Not only is this centerpiece perfect for an elegant autumn affair, but it is super simple to put together. Just arrange tall branches of raw cotton in a gilded vase, then complement with understated votives.
This hydrangea centerpiece is a definite day-maker for the non-crafty bride on a budget. Hydrangeas are ultra-affordable, and this DIY is ultra-doable. Simply arrange hydrangea, roses and alstromeria in a block of wet floral floral foam, drop the arrangement into a wood container, then use silver dollar eucalyptus to fill in any holes in the arrangement.
Poppy Pigment (in Tea Pots!)
Love to juxtapose all things old and new? This centerpiece proves that contrasting elements can make the best complements. Get the look by hitting up local flea markets, estate sales or thrift stores for vintage silver tea pots, then fill with fiery fuchsia, orange and poppy pink blooms.
Want the look of luxe, over-the-top flowers, but don’t want to pay for the real deal? Consider using silk flowers to create floral runners for your special day. Silk flowers allow you to make the cascading garlands in advance.
Play up an organic color palette by combining cream flowers with green and sage foliage like rosemary, dusty miller and olive branches.
Subtle + Sweet
This sweet tablescape is easy on the eyes, and even easier to recreate. Use fresh eucalyptus leaves as a runner and add tapered, gold candlesticks throughout for height.
Cement vessels offer a sleek, industrial contrast to these lively, fresh florals — and we love it. Turn that weekly wine night with your besties into a cement-crafting soiree, and reap the benefits on your big day! Who knew cement could be so captivating?
Infuse Southwestern flair into your reception design by using cacti for your centerpieces. You can collect and pot the low-maintenance succulents ahead of time and keep them afterward. Place them along a pretty runner that coordinates with your pots.
Alternate between short and tall brass candlesticks to frame full, white floral arrangements. This look lends a luxurous, glamorous take to an otherwise rustic affair.
Pastel Pumpkins + Gilded Gourds
October is swiftly becoming the "it month" to tie the knot, so why not incorporate the month's crowning crop? Pumpkins! To ensure they are wedding-ready, give your gourds a glamourous makeover with pastels and gilded paint.
Trail of Glitter
Sometimes less is more, but other times more is more. But, what more could a table need when it already boasts ivory blooms, lush foliage and champagne on ice? One word: sparkle. Take note from Camille Styles and leave a trail of gold confetti along the center of the table for an added touch of Gatsby-like glamour.
Celebrate with Citrus
The great Frank Sinatra once said, "orange is the happiest color." And this centerpiece is all the proof we need! Use fresh cut white and orange blooms and citrus slices to create an arrangement that will infuse your summer reception with all kinds of happiness.
Marry These Berries
Hypericum berries come in a myriad of colors and make stunning additions to any centerpiece. We're currently swooning over the burnt orange and gold combination at play in this autumn arrangment.
Candles + Eucalyptus
Flowing eucalyptus and candles nestled in gold lanterns make for a simple and sophisticated centerpiece, idyllic for weddings of any season.
Muted, mellow hues make for centerpieces that are simply magical. Take inspiration from the soft shades of mauve and lavender seen here, and replicate this look for an ultra-romantic reception of your own. Use Dutch hydrangea, Sweet Annie artemisia, white astilbe, silver brunia berries, echinacea and copper amaranth.
Polished in Silver
Display florals in vintage silver pitchers and vases for a classic, polished look. Loosely arrange white garden roses and polar star roses with green camellia leaves and Queen Anne's lace, then add a pop of preppy color with sprigs of lavender muscari. Design by CamilleStyles.com
Scattered glass terrariums offer a minimal, modern tablescape — ideal for industrial loft or warehouse receptions.
Love is in the air, and so are these whimsical centerpieces! Use embroidery hoops and the posies of your picking to create dangling floral wreaths that are sure to leave a lasting impact.
Put 'Em on a Pedestal
Bring a fresh look to your farm-to-table fête with a pedestal centerpiece! To recreate, stack one cake plate or pedestal on top of another to create height at the center of the table. If you don't have a pedestal, stack a plate on top of an upside-down bowl, making sure it is stable. Arrange fruit, like grapes in bunches, along with nuts, small apples, pears and artichokes on the stacked plates.
This is mood lighting, made easy. Glowing teal and damson candles will illuminate and enliven intimate receptions, and look ultra-stylish atop brass candlesticks. Mimic these rich jewel tones for a moody fall reception, or opt for softer hues for a sophisticated touch during summer.
A little can go a long way, and one bright and beautiful blossom can be all the pretty a reception table needs! For an understated look, use one large bloom as the focal point, then fill the rest of the centerpiece with low-cost bunches that compliment.
Pinecones + (Snow) White Roses
White garden roses, Queen Anne’s lace and ranunculus come together to give the feel of a frosted winter wonderland, bringing a natural element to the table’s sage and ivory color palette. Create small arrangements in vintage silver vases and bowls, then place along a wooden runner. Design by CamilleStyles.com
Nod to the wintry, holiday season with a pretty pine and antler runner, illuminated by glowing tea light candles.
Autumnal Al Fresco
Use this saturated scene as inspo for the open-air autumn reception of your dreams. Fresh and fiery dahlias pair with petite pumpkins to create an unforgettable al fresco tablescape.
Pink peonies and ivory roses aren't for everyone—we get it. For an edgier look, replicate this arrangment of silvery, textured thistles in a simple glass vase.
Using monochromatic bunches is an easy way to create high-impact arrangements without needing any floral expertise. Simply clip blooms to desired height, add water and voila! Chic and sophisticated centerpieces that no one will suspect you did yourself.
Greenery in Glass
Use a trio of glass vases to showcase lush, green leaves for a minimal and masculine centerpiece. Added bonus? This centerpiece celebrates Pantone's pick for 2017, greenery. What's not to love?
Put that green thumb to good use! Plant succulents in a hollowed log to create a rustic, woodsy centerpiece.