July 03, 2009
11:39 AM

Real Wedding Inspiration: Wildflower Centerpieces

WildflowercenterpiecesDid you know that if you have a green thumb, you can look to your garden and your garage for an easy DIY centerpiece idea? Go the homegrown route: Pluck a few of your favorite blooms (or buy them from the local flower market if you'd prefer to leave your garden in tact.) Next find a variety of old jars in your garage or attic, or at your local flea market. Clean them out, fill them with water, and use them to display your flowers on your wedding day. The centerpiece will look organic and airy, and will be perfect for an outdoor or garden ceremony. A tip: Don't cut or buy flowers any sooner than the morning of the wedding if you can. You'll want them to stay alive as long as possible for a fresh look and feel.

Image: C Studios
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Great idea, you don't have to go far and spend money for your center piece, be creative and resourceful, right? yeah, the biggest worry of buying fresh flowers for your wedding is to keep them fresh on your wedding day, this is a nice tip :) ~ Cindy

posted by: Cindy| silk flower arrangements
on November 10, 2010 at 07:05 AM
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Why on earth would anyone want to throw a smaller wedding? In these days of over-the-top celebrity weddings and spending enough on a wedding to put you in debt for years to come, you don't hear much about small wedding ideas

posted by: Small wedding ideas
on October 04, 2010 at 05:40 PM
3

Want the best prices, and get cheap wedding dresses, we must find other methods of research. Looking online is a great choice, and suggest.

posted by: Average cost of a wedding
on September 26, 2010 at 10:23 AM
4

That's a nice certrepieces, neat and fresh~

posted by: Aurelia
on August 18, 2010 at 02:36 AM
5

Thanks for DIY centerpiece idea ! Wildflower Centrepieces make a good wedding favor as well...Where I can get this flower. I would like to buy it for my room..

posted by: antique jewelry stores
on August 04, 2010 at 02:05 AM
6

Wildflower seeds make a nice wedding favor as well... easy enough to find, cheap and on theme.

posted by: Wild Flower Wedding
on July 01, 2010 at 11:21 AM
7

Great post! Useful tips on Wildflower Centerpieces and beautiful wedding flowers picture... Thanks for sharing!

posted by: Wedding Flower Centerpiece
on January 22, 2010 at 09:55 AM
8

Great idea but, fresh from local grower don't need to be purchased the day of the wedding. Thursday or Friday always works fine. Order ahead with a local specialty cut flower grower. Waiting until the day of is not a good idea. We sell by the bucket or the bunch. Other growers will too. Check with the Assoc. of Specialty Cut Flower Growers.

posted by: Susan Wright
on December 05, 2009 at 03:36 PM
9

Great tips - these flowers look as professional as any I've seen and would make a great centerpiece at any wedding. Being able to say the flowers came from a personal garden would be an extra bonus on-top of the savings.

posted by: Jayson
on July 07, 2009 at 03:40 AM

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