15 DIY Centerpieces – Easy & Beautiful

DIY wedding centerpieces

Get crafty and save cash by making these elaborate centerpieces for your wedding. Pick you favorite and make your wedding reception glamorous!


The big day is all about little touches, and eye-catching centerpieces are a must for memorable decor. Although bouquets of flowers are just fine, you can spend less money and have more fun by making your own inexpensive and easy decorations. They’ll reflect your creative side and your uniqueness as a couple, making your “I Do’s” a truly memorable event.



DIY Wedding Centerpiece


Do It Yourself Carnation Candlestick
What You’ll Need:
Oasis Floral foam Sphere
Lots of Carnations / coffee filters

Place Oasis sphere on top of candle stick
Put the carnations into sphere ( if you do not want to buy flowers you could also buy coffee filters, bunch them up and hot glue them)
Add as many carnations / coffee filters as desired.

Do it yourself Doily Chandelier
What You’ll Need:
4 in Doilies

Fold doilies in half twice, then open and scrunch towards center.
Thread doilies onto yarn through the center.
Make as many strands as needed, 12-16 inches long.
Tie yarn to wreath



Love Buckets

22 Eye-Catching & Inexpensive DIY Wedding Centerpieces: Love Buckets Centerpiece Idea | thegoodstuff

Source: eHow

Paint buckets with the sentiment of your choice (stick with the word “Love” or spell out the happy couple’s name, etc.), and fill them with water and fresh-cut flowers. Black and white is chic, but you could also make a colorful version as well.




Floating Flower Hurricanes

22 Eye-Catching & Inexpensive DIY Wedding Centerpieces: Floating Flower Hurricanes Centerpiece Idea | thegoodstuff

Source: Two Twenty One

This whimsical centerpiece is inexpensive and oh-so-easy. Make hurricanes out of vases and candlesticks (or buy them) and fill them with water, rose petals, and a floating candle.




Upside Down Wine Glasses

Upside Down Wine Glass Centerpieces | thegoodstuff

Source: Goods Home Design

Centerpieces for your wedding can be made simply by turning traditional ideas upside down. Give wine glasses another perspective, and they’re suddenly the perfect makeshift candlestick. Place flowers, marbles, or other decor underneath the cup.




Vintage Tea Tins

Vintage Tea Tin Centerpieces | thegoodstuff

Source: Intimate Weddings

Here’s a colorful centerpiece idea that’s full of character: Use an eclectic collection of vintage tea tins as flower vases. These are easily to find at thrift stores and online.




Floral Birdcage

22 Eye-Catching & Inexpensive DIY Wedding Centerpieces: Floral Birdcage Wedding Centerpiece Idea | thegoodstuff

Source: Bridal Guide

For a magic garden atmosphere, place an overflowing collection of flowers in a vintage birdcage. You can paint it first in a fresh pastel hue or any color you like.




Wooden Spools

Wooden Spool Centerpieces | thegoodstuff

Source: Style Me Pretty

Celebrate your crafty side on your big day by using large wooden spools and balls of yarn as creative table decor.  This is perfect for the bride who’s a knitter or sewer, or anyone who simply appreciates the look.




Glittery Wine Bottles

Glittery Wine Bottle Centerpieces | thegoodstuff

Source: Camp Makery

Just as there are about zillion ways to decorate wine bottles, there are a zillion ways to turn them into centerpieces, but these ombre glittery ones are real winners. They’re awesome enough to display on their own, or to combine with flowers and votives.




Sand Bottles

Sand Bottle Centerpieces | thegoodstuff

Source: Ruffled Blog

Just like when you used to make them as a kid, sand bottles are striking decor. Fill uniquely shaped bottles, such as old milk jugs, with sand in colors of your choosing, stick in a flower or succulent, or display as is.





Grass Table Runner

Grass Centerpiece | thegoodstuff

Source: Want That Wedding

Flowers have all the fun, but why not add some grass to your tablescape? Just be sure to plant it a few weeks ahead of time so it has a chance to grow.




Vintage Books

Vintage Book Centerpieces | thegoodstuff

Source: Green Wedding Shoes

For the literary couple, stacks of vintage books create a homey and unique setting. Intersperse glass bottles filled with flowers for a bit of color.




Paper Pinwheels

22 Eye-Catching & Inexpensive DIY Wedding Centerpieces: Paper Pinwheels Centerpiece Idea | thegoodstuff

Source: Hitched Salon

Pinwheels are inexpensive to buy, but also easy to make in colors and patterns of your choosing. They’ll add whimsy to your wedding tables, and are a fun accessory for guests to play with and take home.




Game Board

Game Board Centerpieces | thegoodstuff
Source: Green Wedding Shoes

If the happy couple loves a good board game, why not display one on the table. Scrabble is especially well-suited since it allows you to spell out a little message at the same time.



Tulle Pompoms

Tulle Pompom Centerpieces | thegoodstuff


No one wants their nuptials to be cookie-cutter, but you can rack up a big bill trying to purchase the perfect decor. Instead, have fun adding personal and homemade touches via these creative centerpieces. They’re easy, inexpensive, and have a whole lot of character.



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