Wednesday, October 1, 2014

How to Create Simple Elegant Centerpieces for Weddings, Events and Parties

Simple Elegant Flower Design for Table Center Pieces for Weddings, Events and Parties

Today's Brides, Event planners, Business Owners, Restaurant owners and rest of us like DIY projects. When it comes to flowers, we are more excited ! With Few basic steps you can make your Restaurant, Your Party, Your Corporate Meetings, Your Offices looks way gorgeous and attractive to your guest. So, we picked few examples of centerpiece designs that anyone can do easily. You could create centerpieces like these designs for Restaurants, Family Gathering, Friends Birthday Party, Weddings , Office events, etc. We will cover few important steps that would make your project much easier and your guest will be definitely amazed by your table centerpieces !

Step 1: For Selecting Designs, You could use Google Image Search or you can easily Create a free account and Browse designs at Pinterest , Instagram Search for few designs that you like. 

search terms/Key Word Suggestion : wine bottle table centerpieces, simple elegant table centerpieces, mason jar table centerpieces, single stem centerpiece ideas,square vase simple centerpieces

These are only example, don’t feel shy to try new key words. Once you select the designs you like, you are ready to Shop for vases and fresh flowers.   

Step 2: From the design Now you know what style vases you need. You can buy Vases from few different places. These are online or local places where you can buy Vases at a great deals Michaels, Amazon, ebay. You should buy vases 10pc~12pc/set . These vases you can use for many different events like weddings, parties. If you are doing big event for 50~70 tables, you could buy 6/7 different sets of vases.     

Step 3: After selecting centerpiece designs, You know what flowers to get. If you are not sure about the name of the Flowers, You could just ask you flower supplier, They should be able to tell you the name and availability of the flowers. Make sure, you Get the freshest flowers from your Best Local Florist Like Garden of Roses. You should always give a week notice to your florist, so you can get exactly the flowers you want. You can easily search on GoogleYELP or Yahoo to find the Best Local Florist in your area. 

Step 4: Day of the Event you should have Designs, Clean Vases, Fresh Flowers. Now Get some Clippers, Scissors, Clear tape, Flower Food and few helping hands, You are ready make your party POP ! Don't forget to turn ON the Music !

5 Best DIY Flower Centerpieces 

 Goal : Simple Elegant Cost Effective floral design 
 Project Scope : 10 table ~ 100 tables
 Location : Indoor & Outdoor 
 Designs :  5 Best and basic designs that would be easy to do and choice of your vase

Now You will learn how to create 5 different centerpiece designs and by practicing these basic designs, you can bring lot more on the table. 
     

Centerpiece Design 1 : Submerged Cylinder Vase Floral Design

Submerged Orchid in Cylinder Vase
Tulips in Clear Vase with
Floating Candle Set
 
Cylinder Vase under water floral design is a very simple elegant design.. 

 We will use 10 Cylinder vases to create designs with Submerged/Under water Single Stem Flowers like this.

 We can use Clear Vases in Same or Different Heights (12”,16”, 20”) use contrast colored flowers Like Purple, White, Orange, Yellow, Blue

 Vases Price range $6 ~ $20
 We can add stones on the bottom
 We can add floating candles also
 We can use flowers like

Orchid dendrobium ( 10 Stem/Bunch, $12~$20/Bunch),
Tulips (10 stem/Bunch,$10~$20/Bunch )
Calla Lily (10 stem/Bunch, $10~$30/Bunch),
Roses Ecuadorian (25 Stem/Bunch, $20~$30/Bunch)
You can use many other flowers of your choice.
Feel free to cut the flower stem by your desired height

Centerpiece Design 2 : Wine Bottle Centerpiece  Design

Ivory Roses in Wine Bottle
Purple Sweet Peas in Wine Bottle
Wine Bottle floral designs are very cost effective simple elegant design. 

 We will use 10 wine bottles to create designs with Single Stem Flowers like this.

 We can use Darker Bottles and use contrast colored flowers Like Purple, White, Orange, Yellow

 We can wrap some burlap or Raffia around the bottles for extra texture. 

 We can use other flowers like Baby’s Breath (1 Bunch is Good For 10 Wine Bottles, $ 10~$20/Bunch),
Alstromeria Colombian(10 stem/Bunch,$10~$20/Bunch )
Gerbera Daisy (10 stem/Bunch, $15~$25/Bunch),
Roses Ecuadorian (25 Stem/Bunch, $20~$30/Bunch)
You can use many other flowers of your choice.
Feel free to cut the flower stem by your desired height

Centerpiece Design 3 : Mason Jars Flower Design

Babys Breath in Mason Jars
Pink & Antique Hydrangea in
Golden Mason Jar
Floral designs with Mason Jars are very popular and cost effective simple elegant design. 

 We will use 10 Mason Jars to create designs with Multi-stem or Single Stem Flowers like this. Most likely you will use more than 3-4 stems since Mason Jars has big opening.

 We can use Golden, Silver, Clear or Blue Jars and use contrast colored flowers Like Purple, White, Orange, Yellow
 You can use Burlap around the Mason Jars
 We can use other flowers like
Hydrangea White/Antique/Blue ($8~$15 per stem)
Baby’s Breath (1 Bunch is Good For 10 Wine Bottle, $ 10~$20/Bunch),
Alstromeria Colombian(10 stem/Bunch,$10~$20/Bunch )
Gerbera Daisy (10 stem/Bunch, $15~$25/Bunch),
Roses Ecuadorian (25 Stem/Bunch, $20~$30/Bunch)
You can use many other flowers of your choice.
Feel free to cut the flower stem by your desired height



Centerpiece Design 4 : Short, Small and Single Stem Flower Design

Set of small vases with Pink Peonies 
Floral design with Small vases of Different Colors, Different Shapes and Sizes are very modern and cost effective simple elegant design .
Set of Small Vase
With Tulips, Dahlia, Rananculas
 

 We will use 2/3 small vases to create short group 
design with Multi stem or Single Stem Flowers like 
this. So if you want to create 10 group, you need
20/30 small vases

 We can use Golden, Silver, Colored vases and use contrast colored flowers Like Pink, Purple, White, Orange, Yellow, blue
 We can use flowers like Peonies,
Sunflowers, Tulips Dahlia, Roses, Spider daisy, Gerbera
Pink Peonies ($8~$12/stem, 5/bunch)
Sunflower (10 stem/Bunch,$10~$20/Bunch )
Gerbera Daisy (10 stem/Bunch, $15~$25/Bunch),
Roses Ecuadorian (25 Stem/Bunch, $20~$30/Bunch)
Tulips ($10~$20/bunch, 10/bunch)
You can use many other flowers of your choice.
Feel free to cut the flower stem by your desired height



Centerpiece Design 5 : Square Vase Flower Design

Under Water Calla Lily in Tall Vase
White Hydrangea in Small Vase  
Set of Square Vases with Green Daisy
And Floating Candle


Floral design with square vases of Different Sizes is contemporary yet simple elegant design . 

 We will use different sizes square vases to create designs with Multi stem or Single Stem Flowers like 
this. Get 10 square vases same or different sizes

 We can use clear vases and use contrast colored flowers Like Green, Pink, Purple, White, Orange,
Yellow

 Using floating candles is very good idea.



Cymbidium Orchid in
 Square Vase with Rocks

 We can use flowers like Calla Lily, Orchid, Hydrangea, Dahlia, Roses, Spider daisy, Gerbera

Orchid Dendrobium ( 10 Stem/Bunch, $12~$20/Bunch),
Orchid Cymbidium (7/8 Blooms/Stem, $20~$30/Stem)
Tulips (10 stem/Bunch,$10~$20/Bunch )
Calla Lily (10 stem/Bunch, $10~$30/Bunch),
Roses Ecuadorian (25 Stem/Bunch, $20~$30/Bunch)

You can use many other flowers of your choice.
Feel free to cut the flower stem by your desired height




Tips : Some times some things are better done by experts !  Find the best local floral designer from real local florist like Garden of Roses in Inland Empire and You will save tons of time, headache and your event will be spectacular. So, if you have a flower budget for big events do it from an floral expert, or use this article to create simple elegant yet budget oriented table centerpieces.