One of the things I was most obsessed with when we first started planning our wedding was centerpieces. It seemed to me, since we’re on a tight budget, that these could make or break the cost (and the overall look) of the reception.
For those of you who have decided not to use flowers for your centerpieces, here are some creative, cost-effective options. Totally outside the flowers-or-candles box!
1. Balloons! Now stick with me here. While balloons may conjure up images of a three-year-old’s birthday party, when done correctly they can be completely elegant and fun!
Check this out:
For this centerpiece, you need galvanized champagne buckets with a bottle of champagne, or even colorful bottles of Jones Soda inside. Anchor a few balloons on the tables, hang (non-helium filled) balloons from the ceiling, and voila! A gorgeous room for next to nothing. Sweetness!
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