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Monday’s Finding: Sticks and Stones…

If you are a couple on a budget, nature has so graciously supplied you with free or nearly free centerpiece ideas. Sticks, branches, and stones when used en masse can make a big decorative impact without killing your budget. You can go rustic with little embellishment, add votives for a bit of glitz, or add flowers (fresh, artificial, paper, etc.) for a touch of romance. Mix tall branch arrangements with low stone arrangements for a bit of variety or for a more uniform look, keep your table decor the same.

One of my favorite trends involves decorating the stone with crocheted mini doilies as shown below. Scattered in the middle or down the center of a table with white votives they will be gorgeous and can even double as a favor.

Here are some ideas to inspire your own sticks and stones arrangements. Take care all and have a great Monday!

Branches and sticks centerpieces

Stones Centerpieces

Tips or Trends Tuesday: Wedding Trends: Tall Centerpieces

According to Bridal Guide’s “Wedding Trend Report for 2012,” tall towering centerpieces are making a comeback for wedding season 2012. As many brides are moving toward more formal classic fetes, tall centerpieces that add instant drama to any reception are on the rise (ba dum dump…bad pun, I know).

What’s great about centerpieces with significant height? For venues with high ceilings, tall centerpieces can fill in some of that vertical space thus making the room feel less sparse. Tall centerpieces allow for long strands of crystals, and with the right structure, create layers of light via tall tapers or hanging votives. Finally, they are almost always a show stopper adding instant “wow” to your reception decor.

Here are some of my favorite tall centerpieces sure to provide inspiration for your own nuptials. Have a beautiful day all!


Tall Centerpieces Rustic


Tall centerpieces Garden


Tall Centerpieces Modersn


Tall Centerpieces Classic