50 DIY Wedding Centrepiece Ideas

Take a look at 50 fantastic DIY wedding centrepiece ideas that will look gorgeous and wont break the bank

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As your guests walk into your wedding reception, you want to make an impact with the overall look of the room and a big part of this will be how you decorate your wedding reception tables.

To help inspire you, we’ve put together 50 amazing DIY wedding centrepiece ideas for brilliant and unusual reception tables — and the best bit is, you can easily make or put together every single one of them yourself:

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Fresh flowers in a shabby chic tin, bottle or box

Wedding Centrepiece Ideas

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Small wicker boxes filled with silk flowers

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Bottles decorated with shells, pebbles and starfish (perfect for a beach-themed wedding)

4

Living centrepieces of growing herb pots that guests can add to their meal or cocktails

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Two or three orchids in an oversized glass vase

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Different shaped and sized glass bottles with flowers in

Wedding Centrepiece Ideas

Image credit: Mercure Letchworth Hall Hotel

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An ice bucket filled with beers and wine

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An vintage typewriter decorated with flowers or foliage

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A selection of small plants that guests can take away as favours

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Fill pumpkins with flowers for an autumn wedding

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Old books and photo albums stacked on top of a small trunk

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White porcelain vases filled with roses in different shades of the same colour

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Vintage vases spray-painted with pastel or metallic colours

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A blackboard in a photo frame painted with the table number or a special message

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Tall vases holding peacock feathers

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A display with mismatched cups and china filled with fresh flowers

Wedding Centrepiece Ideas

Image credit: Susan Renee Photography

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A large vase filled with the same flower — but pick a different flower for every table

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An unusual antique (like a ceramic basket or bowl) filled with fresh flowers

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Antique style hurricane lanterns lit with church candles

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Traditional sweetie jars or jam jars filled with candy canes

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An old bird cage decorated with leaves or flowers

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A wedding cake stand topped with fresh flowers

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A cheeseboard (or tiered cake stand) beautifully arranged with local cheeses

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A container holding fun glasses, moustaches and lips on sticks for your guests to play with

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Halve limes or lemons and display them — flat side facing outwards — in a glass vase with leafy greens and flowers on top

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Flowers in a tall vase with small mobile decorations, such as candles or feathers, suspended from them

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A vase of baubles for a winter wedding day

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Paper lanterns illuminated with LED lights

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Simple square vases covered in lace

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Garden flowers, like hydrangea, in an oversized jam jar

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Coloured ribbon (or streamer) chandeliers suspended over the tables

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Small sections of tree trunk used as stands for scented tea lights or vases

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A selection of decorations, like flowers, candles and fruit, all in the same shade

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White flowers with silver sprayed twigs or foliage for winter weddings

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Evergreen sprigs with winter blooms and berries

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Mason jars filled with sand or shells for a seaside theme

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A box of retro games, like Cluedo and Scrabble, to keep guests amused

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Mini wedding cakes on each table for guests to cut

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Small macaroon towers on each table

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A collection of pillar candles in different sizes and colours, displayed on a metallic plate or tray

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A hanging centrepiece that is suspended from above the table: this could be anything from a bead chandelier to a cascade of silver stars

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Goldfish bowls filled with large fresh flowers

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Large twigs (or small branches) in vases — with paper or millinery birds perched on them

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Large candelabras draped with strings of pearls and crystals, holding taper candles

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A silver cake stand covered in white crackers for a December wedding

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Old teapots filled with flowers

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Taper style candles in mismatched holders

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A harvest centrepiece of dried wheat and grasses, secured with ribbon or rope

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Fresh flowers in a zinc bucket

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A cake stand filled with home-baked goodies such as brownies, flapjacks and iced fairy cakes (add even more of a personal touch by icing the bride and groom’s initials onto the buns)

 

Are you looking for even more wedding centrepiece ideas? Then start browsing our gallery of wedding reception décor ideas.

If you're feeling inspired to get hands on and do more DIY wedding details, we show you how to make a wedding bouquet in seven easy steps!



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