Choosing Affordable Wedding Centerpieces

Are you looking for ideas for affordable wedding centerpieces? Today, being practical in different ways is a necessity that we should all practice like choosing an affordable wedding centerpieces. When planning a wedding, especially yours, every single detail must be considered without being too extravagant or over-elaborating. Obviously if you want an extravagant wedding, that it completely up to you. However in this article we are going to talk about simple ways to create centerpieces without spending way to much money!


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A centerpiece is as important as the plates and utensils you find at the wedding reception table, it supplies the much needed sophistication so that the guests that are dining will feel the elegance of the occasion. It gives them the proper mood of elation without sacrificing the much-needed spirit of solemnity. When choosing potential centerpieces you will want to think of many different things – what are you trying to showcase, how big is too big, should It just be pretty or should it have dual purposes?

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There are so many styles of affordable wedding centerpieces that you can choose from; it can be feisty and grand or simple and minimalist. It's really up to you and the motif that you prefer. No matter what style you have in mind, always be sure that you choose affordable wedding centerpieces that will last until the end of the celebration and will look good in photographs. 

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Two of the most affordable wedding centerpieces are flowers and candles. You just have to use your imagination and creativity.

For affordable wedding centerpieces which are flowers, even a long-stemmed rose and a tall glass vase will surely look beautiful on the reception table; or if you want to combine different kinds of flowers, choose only the colors that will suit your motif. All flowers are beautiful, you don't have to buy the expensive ones to look classy, just be creative.

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When you are looking for affordable wedding centerpieces, You can certainly consider different styles of flower arrangements, there are lots of variety depending on the ethnicity and composition that you like. It could be a 2 to 3-piece minimal arrangement or more intricate with several different flowers in one vase. The Japanese ikebana is known for its simplicity of line and form; while others, such as the English garden style, feature abundant use of seasonal flowers and foliages. The color of the flowers and the season on which the wedding date is scheduled also comes to play when choosing the affordable wedding centerpieces.

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Candles are also inexpensive yet stylish. You can pick a candle holder or candelabra in any color or size, and even order them custom-made. You can also combine candles with flowers for a more refinement and diversity. There are even candles that float in a bowl or glass which can give a perfect atmosphere for the occasion.

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Bear in mind that choosing affordable wedding centerpieces like candles and flowers will save you a good amount of money, money which you can now use in other places in your wedding! You don't have to pay more to have wonderful wedding centerpieces. You just have to be innovative and creative, after all, it's your wedding and everything should be perfect. Just remember the best does not always mean the most expensive! 

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Remember the simplest things can be beautiful. One idea could be to buy something simple like milk bottles or mason jars and fill them with jelly beans or chocolate candies. You can choose the color of the candy to match the colors of your wedding.

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Don't want to enter something edible into the jars? What about colored beads, battery operated lights, pearl garland? Any of these items would make some very pretty but also affordable wedding centerpieces.

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What other ideas can you come up with? You can have mini dessert platters as centerpieces. You (or your friends and family) can make elaborate wedding themed cut out cookies, beautiful brownies or cupcakes or other small bite sized desserts to share.

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One visual idea I love for centerpieces is combining small mirrors with either candles or flowers. You get a rectangle or square shaped flat mirror and you put it face up in the center of the table, you either add lit candles or a floral centerpieces, perhaps with some extra petals artfully left on the mirror. It is visually stunning but easy enough to create.

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There are so many great ways to create beautiful centerpieces that can help you save money!

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