Even if you have only a small budget to spend on the wedding centerpieces for your reception, it doesn't mean that you have to compromise on style.
These cheap wedding centerpieces look much more expensive than they actually are. These ideas will help you come up with a centerpiece that will have your guests talking about just how stunning they are.
Besides being inexpensive, these projects are also easy and quick to put together, giving you more time for other wedding tasks.
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Flower and Sand
These flower and sand centerpieces are simply gorgeous and would bring both simplicity and romance to your reception. Fresh flowers are used in this DIY project, but you could just as easily use faux flowers.Continue to 2 of 21 below.
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Book Page Topiary
This budget wedding centerpiece uses candle holders and books to make these standout topiaries that will bring on all the compliments.Continue to 3 of 21 below.
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Add some whimsy to your reception by adding a vase or jar full of paper pinwheels. You can easily get paper in your wedding colors or even go with a classic white or silver. Put a wedding table number beside it and you've got a complete table.Continue to 4 of 21 below.
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If you know someone handy, these wooden lanterns are an easy and quick woodworking project. There are free plans for 4 sizes, giving you all kinds of options.Continue to 5 of 21 below.
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Paper Bag Potted Plants
You can pick up potted plants for only a few dollars each. This DIY project shows you how to take a simple paper bag and some twill tape to elevate those dollar-store pots.Continue to 6 of 21 below.
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Glitter Dipped Mason Jars
Mason jars are a popular item to use at wedding receptions, and this DIY project will really dress them up. All you need is some glue and glitter to make them sparkle.Continue to 7 of 21 below.
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Here's a unique wedding centerpiece that uses citrus as a vase for flowers. Use a grapefruit or orange and the smell of citrus and floral will surround your guests as they enjoy your wedding reception.Continue to 8 of 21 below.
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Paper is inexpensive but when you add some beautiful papercuts and insert an LED candle, they make magical lanterns. You really can let your imagination run wild with these, choosing specific colors and designs to match your style.Continue to 9 of 21 below.
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Faux Peony Arrangement
Simple can be stunning and this faux peony arrangement proves that. With a vase, acrylic water, and some faux peonies, you'll have a simple centerpiece in minutes.Continue to 10 of 21 below.
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Vases are used in a lot of wedding centerpieces but are usually pretty boring themselves. Using origami, you can make this beautiful and unique vase out of paper! Your guests won't be able to quit admiring your handiwork.Continue to 11 of 21 below.
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Paper Feather Tree
This budget wedding centerpiece is a unique one that we bet your guests haven't seen before. Collect some branches and use some paper feathers to adorn them. Add a few or go crazy like in the photo.Continue to 12 of 21 below.
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Painted Dollar Store Pumpkins
If you're having a fall wedding, a stack of these faux pumpkins from a dollar store or craft store makes an easy and affordable centerpiece. Here they've been painted to create a farmhouse look.Continue to 13 of 21 below.
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Succulent Wedding Favors
Succulents make a great wedding centerpiece and if you doll them up with some Kraft paper tags, flags, and banners, they will really add some personality. They can even double as an easy wedding favor.Continue to 14 of 21 below.
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Wine Cork Vases
Here's another way to create your own unique vase, this time using wine corks. Stack them in different heights and widths to really add some interest to your reception tables.Continue to 15 of 21 below.
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Spray Painted Beans Vase Filler
Vase fillers are common in wedding centerpieces, but these are a surprising one! Transform dried beans when you spray paint them into a unique and stunning vase filler.Continue to 16 of 21 below.
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Faux Galvanized Zinc Vase
Give your wedding an Anthropologie vibe with these faux galvanized zinc vases. It's a very cheap wedding centerpiece because all it uses is paint and cardboard.Continue to 17 of 21 below.
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Instead of fresh flowers, consider making some paper flowers to use as a frugal wedding centerpiece. Using any color of crepe paper you'd like, you can make these beautiful flowers that you can enjoy for years to come.Continue to 18 of 21 below.
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Holiday Floating Candles
If you're getting married in the winter, these holiday floating candles would make a great wedding centerpiece. Simply add some greenery and berries to a small vase of water. Add a floating candle to the top and have them lit right before the guests arrive.Continue to 19 of 21 below.
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Beach Inspired Mason Jar
This mason jar DIY project has you glue faux beach glass around a mason jar and then tie it with a twine bow.Continue to 20 of 21 below.
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Crepe Paper Water Lilies
These water lilies aren't really meant for the water because they're made out of crepe paper. Just a few of these scattered on the reception tables will really add some romantic pops of color.Continue to 21 of 21 below.
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