Stay Low: Wedding Centerpieces your Guests will Appreciate

There’s definitely something to be said about the beauty and elegance of tall wedding table centerpieces. But in reality?  No one likes having to twist their necks around a towering bouquet in order to converse with the person sitting opposite them.  Of course, if you can get a hold of really tall, skinny vases, and arrange the fullness above eye-level, that would work. But another option is just keeping the centerpieces low, so your guests will be able to see everyone around the table!

Another bonus: low centerpieces are easier to DIY than higher, more ornate ones. They can also be a more cost effective, but still gorgeous, option!

Here are some pretty ideas to get you inspired! And remember, centerpieces do not have to be flowers only. See how others incorporated things like sea shells and live fish in glass bowls!

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Mason jars filled with gerbera daisies, spider mums, and button mums topped each table for a country vibe.

Each reception table had a different-colored flower arrangement, alternating blue roses, purple orchids, and orange calla lilies.

Instead of placing floral centerpieces at every table, the couple took a creative route to incorporating flowers. They put them in galvanized buckets and spread them throughout the reception space.

Christi and Drew went with small, simple centerpieces of blue thistle, orange orchids, and mini cream roses.

While festive Caribbean steel drum music played during cocktail hour, the tables were set with beach-themed centerpieces that were just the thing for the seaside venue. The shells, gathered by the couple during their travels, were arranged on beach sand c...

Colorful centerpieces of delphinium, roses, yarrow, dahlias, hydrangea, mint, and scented geranium decorated the white-linen-covered reception tables.

Rich purple tulips burst from a simple white vase, adding a bright punch of color to the center of the tables.
Thick leaves lined short, square vases filled with roses, alstromeria, and accent blooms.

The tables were topped with arrangements of fruit and flowers in bold oranges, greens, pinks and yellows. Indian-style lanterns added warm candlelight to the tables.
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