Tablescaping – A Creative Wedding Centerpiece Idea You Can Use

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If you are looking for creative wedding centerpiece ideas for your guest tables, try tablescaping.

Tablescapes are not really a new concept, but rather today’s buzzword for a concept that has been around for years.

Tablescaping allows the bride and groom a way to personalize their reception tables by incorporating items that are important to them, combining them with eclectic combinations of flowers, candles, and other decorative accents.

And because tablescapes are usually theme or color based, they can be a very cost-effective way to lavishly decorate on a smaller budget.

Here a few examples of tablescaping to get your creative juices flowing:

TablescapeWedding Tablescapes 101

Thought about your tablescapes? Just the way great landscaping sets off a house, tablescaping is a veritable eye-feast for your guests as they walk through the door to your post-ceremony fete…

Orange and Gray Tablescape Orange, White and Grey Wedding Flowers at the Newseum

One of my favorites…reception arrangements were created using bright orange flowers in white containers and vases, accented with the silver berry and grey leaves. The look is eye-popping…

White TablescapeWedding Tablescape by Desiree Spinner

I’m putting my pride on the shelf and literally begging one of you super chic brides, planners or florist out there to design a wedding that looks just like this.



Twilight Wedding TablescapeTwilight-Inspired Wedding Part 1: Tablescape

“Our tablescape is based on one of the most romantic love stories… Twilight. We chose elements from both the movie and book to capture the ideas for our Twilight themed wedding. The colors and elements are remeniscent of …

When putting together tablescapes for multiple guest tables, start by using a common element on each table. Common elements include container type or color, flower type or color, candles, table runner or mirror.

Once you settle on a common element, the rest will easily fall into place.

Gerbera Daisy Tablescape

Here is quick example of a tablescape that we did that could be used on either a long or round table. The common element we used was the gerbera daisies, but we also used clear glass vases, which could also be the common element.

As you can see, there really is no right or wrong way to design simple tablescapes. If you are in need of a few larger or more elaborate floral arrangements, have your florist arrange them for you.

You can also get more ideas by visiting our tablescaping board on Pinterest.