10 Un-Wedding-Like Centerpieces Anybody Can Make

10 Un-Wedding-Like Centerpieces Anybody Can Make

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Taryn Williford
Jan 1, 2016
(Image credit: Your Cloud Parade)

Big, bodacious events don't all have to be pink flowers and glass votives. There's a whole world of crazy colorful and downright quirky event design out there for you to borrow, tweak and make your own for a party, shower or, yes, most definitely a wedding.

Above: Sand art is right at home in this colorful tablescape from Your Cloud Parade, featured on Ruffled.

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Epic event stylist Michelle Edgemont put together this glittery feather feature for A Practical Wedding.

(Image credit: Izzy Hudgens)

Embroidery hoop artwork? Why not. I love this DIY from French Knot Studios, featured on Ruffled.

(Image credit: Confetti Sunshine)

Show off your geeky side by using test tubes and beakers instead of vases, like in this centerpiece from Confetti Sunshine.

(Image credit: Max Wanger)

Spray paint can turn anything into party decorations. Case in point: The bottles, jars and, yep, a plastic unicorn from this Palm Springs wedding on 100 Layer Cake.

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These cute succulent containers are actually plywood glued around re-purposed drinking glasses and cans. Tell Love and Party then painted on a bright, geometric design.

(Image credit: Once Wed)

Classic votives take an artsy spin. If you've ever made a mess painting, you know how to make these candle holders from Once Wed.

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Your guests will never guess these wooden starburst topiaries, from Studio Cultivate and featured on Ruffled, are just toothpicks and styrofoam balls.

(Image credit: Quentin Bacon)

Paper flowers, like this colorful bouquet from Real Simple, can be made way in advance of the big day.

(Image credit: Lauren Gabrielle)

You can also make massively oversized paper flowers for a really modern and romantic table. There's a tutorial here at the Rock Paper Scissors Events blog.

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