Sorry I meant to add that the Ivy goes around the glass vases in the middle of a round table. If your using long tables you would not cut the ivy but leave it in long peices and put your glass vases every few feet instead
sarah January 20, 2012
I am putting (wedding colors) glitter spray on ivy. Ivy is free most people don't want it somewhere, you can cut it a few days before the wedding if you put them in a cool place (fridge) You put glass vase (you can get at the dollar store) in the middle of the table with rocks (also free) in water add food coloring (again wedding color) choose a white flower and float it on top, the color soaks into the flower changing it's color through the day (Rose looks best). This is better then candles because nobody has to keep lighting tea lights (they don't last long). This will all cost you around $5 per table tops!
Testiny December 12, 2010
there is always glass vases with pebbles and fishes...or a ceramic piece that you and your husband agree upon....a center piece revoloving around how you met.. or what you 2 like is a cute idea besides the same old flowers!!
Chantel July 18, 2010
I've seen Easter Grass used in centerpieces. You choose whatever colors you want and submerged them in water and place them in glass vases... Lemon, limes, and apples make different and unique centerpeieces as well... Good luck!
Meshanda June 11, 2010
I know that for my centerpieces I plan to use the mirrors with small glass vases filled with red water with white rose pedals floating around a red candle, and i plan to switch with the clear water and ivory candle with red rose pedals. i do plan to use flowers as well, but this is just something to help you come up with some ideas. Good Luck to you and your Groom.
Kelley May 21, 2009
I just saw one with tall glass cylinders that had live goldfish in them - with some colored rock at the bottom and plastic leaves. It was so cute. Also, candles and fruit always work. Green apples/limes are popular. Good luck!
Catherine April 19, 2009
In an effort to be more eco-friendly and cost efficient, many brides alike are switching to other objects such as luminaries, glass cyclinders wrapped in delicate and vibrant papers or birch wood. There are also ways to use very minimal flowers by submerging the florals in a large glass container with other products (i.e. sea glass, rocks, gold wire, etc.).
I have seen and coordinated stunning private parties and weddings that have only used varied size glass cylinders wrapped in different textured and colored paper and even some that have used a single stem of beautiful dendro orchids and a wooden box.
For more information or reference, please visit CatherineCindyLeo.com. Also, a highly recommended vendor I would refer to for floral ideas (if you do decide to use them) Nisiesenchanted.com.
A smaller version of your cake (be it flavor/style or tier) is a nice idea - then you can have everyone at the table cut their own pieces - less for you or the Banquet Staff to have to deal with. Use family cake stands, and family cake knife/server sets (only if your location allows for it - so check first before committing). Happy Planning!
Vanessa December 2, 2008
objects that hold candles are great like birdcages, lanterns or even just high candle holders. Whatever goes with your theme. Fruit is great too. I'm going to use limes in vases. Pictures of you and your fiance are always nice also.