10 DIY Centerpieces | DIY Formula

10 DIY Centerpieces

Weddings are very expensive, and the pre-made centerpieces that are typically only used once can significantly add to the price tag. Another option is creating your own DIY centerpieces that you or your guests can later take home and use around the house. Putting a little work into your centerpieces can reduce the costs in the long run and let you create something uniquely yours for your wedding day. Whether you are a seasoned DIYer or a beginner, these easy centerpieces can be a beautiful addition to your home and your big day.

1. Floating Candles with Flowers

A classic and elegant wedding centerpiece is a vase of flowers and floating candles, which can be put together in just a few minutes. You can switch out the flowers and cut glass to match your theme or colors, but if you follow this tutorial you will have one of the most beautiful DIY wedding centerpieces on a budget that can easily be made in whatever quantity you need.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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2. Pumpkin Vase

When you think of fall, the first things that come to mind are probably the changing weather and Thanksgiving. If you are having a fall wedding, why not incorporate some of the season’s most iconic symbols into your wedding? Therefore, here is a quick video on how to make gorgeous DIY centerpieces with pumpkins and the many colored leaves and flowers of fall.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30-45 minutes
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3. Gourds in a Box

With some burlap, candles, and seasonal flowers and gourds, you can create super easy DIY table centerpieces for a fall wedding. With this centerpiece, there isn’t really a right or wrong way to place the pieces, which makes it really easy to use what you already have and make it your own.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5-10 minutes
Materials you need:

  • Wooden box
  • Burlap
  • Twine, if desired
  • 2 candles – color and size of your choice
  • Plastic gourds/pumpkins
  • Seasonal plastic fruit, berries, and/or flowers

4. Snow Globe Candle

You can use these easy Christmas DIY centerpieces for a winter wedding or as table d├ęcor in your home for the holidays. A little bit of festive and sparkle paired with wine glasses can go a long way in bringing out the holiday spirit in everyone.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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5. Winter Candles

This is one of the simplest DIY centerpieces you can make, as it is just a matter of putting a few pieces together that you can find around your house. Since these are all items you can find in your pantry, they are inexpensive, and you can make a lot with just a few different items, they are perfect for large weddings that need several table centerpieces.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5 minutes
Materials you need:

  • Glass hurricanes
  • Candles
  • Cranberries, marshmallows, peppermint, fresh herbs, etc
  • Burlap

6. Pastel Centerpieces

These pastel DIY centerpieces can be made using real or silk flowers and provide a simple way to decorate for the Easter holiday or a spring wedding with the pastel colors. You can switch out the jelly beans for Easter tinsel, or you could even use confetti as filler for the glass vases, the limits are up to you.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5 minutes
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7. Spring Centerpieces

This easy spring DIY centerpiece would look great on a table at home or for a spring wedding. The pink and yellow hydrangeas, dahlias, and berries bring out the essence of the season in a most beautiful way. With this centerpiece, you have control over where to place the flowers and burlap, and how much to use, so you can make it as minimalistic or as full as you desire.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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8. Rustic Summer Centerpieces

These rustic DIY floral centerpieces are perfect for a summer wedding and your dining room table during the warmer months. What better centerpieces to have than sunflowers and mason jars if you are having a rustic themed wedding? You can paint the mason jars, or leave them clear. You can use the mums and hydrangeas, or you can use other summer flowers, like baby’s breath. Try using different sized mason jars for a different visual effect.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15-25 minutes
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9. Picture Frame Centerpieces

This tutorial is about how to make a picture frame centerpiece. As a very popular wedding centerpiece trend, you can add pretty much anything to it, such as flowers, candles, or even photographs, to make it your own.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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10. Lantern Centerpieces

Lanterns are also very popular DIY centerpieces for weddings. You can add a variety of silk flowers or anything else you might desire, like pearls, lace, or candles to make the lanterns fit with your wedding’s theme. These centerpieces are super easy and just a matter of putting them together to your liking.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
Materials you need:

Conclusion

These easy DIY centerpieces can be used for almost any wedding table or your dining room table and the easy tutorials span from elegant to rustic, with something for every season. They can all be modified to fit your taste and made in less than an hour. The greatest thing about making the centerpieces yourself is that you can save some money and create beautiful centerpieces that are uniquely yours. Please feel free to share your DIY suggestions or thoughts below. And here you can check another list of DIY wedding ideas to save even more and tailor your special day according to your tastes.

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