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Unusual Containers for a Wedding Table Centerpiece


When you are searching for a unique wedding table centerpiece, think about using unusual containers as well different flowers. You can use any container that will hold water or floral foam. From a zinc bucket to a ceramic jug, carved out fruit to vintage apothecary bottles. The only limit is your imagination; pick an unusual container that will help tie your centerpiece to your chosen theme.





You can even get table centerpieces ideas from an unusual container, let them inspire you. Old china teacups look very dainty with romantic flowers in them. Antique stoneware bottles have a rustic quality to them and look great holding orange and yellow country garden flowers. For these unique wedding reception table centerpieces, it might be necessary to line the container so it doesn't leak water.


Natural containers such as terracotta pots are not sealed. You can either seal the inside of the pot with acrylic sealer spray or use floral foam lined in cellophane to keep water away from the surface of the pot. If a florist is making your centerpieces they will take care of that for you.



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Vintage soda bottles make quirky containers if you are having a fun 40s or 50s theme for your wedding. They look fab with flowers in bright clashing colors. You can find this type of vintage container at antique fairs or specialist vintage suppliers. Although you may find some bargains for job lots of vintage containers on online auction sites.


A very simple container for a country style wedding table centerpiece is a jelly jar. These are sometimes quite decorative and you can ask your friends and family to save them for you in the months running up to your wedding. Once you have soaked the labels off you are left with a cute little container. A simple tied posy of flowers looks perfect in these jars. You can decorate them by tying a piece of ribbon or lace around them to co-ordinate with your color scheme. Try using them in groups of three or five jars or perhaps using tiny jars to hold a single bloom as favors.



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You can also make your wedding table centerpiece unique by using special accessories in them. A simple glass vase can be transformed by using gorgeous flowers and accessories. A vintage romance theme can be achieved by picking a mixture of soft pastel shades for your wedding table centerpieces. For example baby pink, soft peaches and creams. For a breath-taking centerpiece full of romance pick a tall conical vase and ask your florist to create large round centerpieces to sit on top of the vase in your chosen vintage colors. They are made really special by hanging strings of faux pearls, organza ribbon and lace from the flowers. You can even hang candles from the arrangement in glass baubles.







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The Language of Flowers

You can use the 'language of flowers' to give a special meaning to your bouquet

Here are some of the most popular wedding flowers and their meanings...

  • Allium - good fortune
  • Aster - beginnings
  • Daisy - innocence
  • Freesia - calm
  • Gardenia - grace
  • Gypsophilia - everlasting love
  • Heather - passion
  • Lily - virtue
  • Orchid - delicate beauty
  • Red rose - passionate love
  • Tulip - hopeless love
  • White rose - purity


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    Hints and tips...

    For a bit of fun for the girls at your wedding, why not tie this cute poem to your bouquet before you throw it?

    "Congratulations Missy! You pushed your way up front. You caught the bride's bouquet. Good luck with your groom hunt!"



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