12 Beautiful & Easy Table Centerpiece Ideas For Your Next Event!

November 24, 2015 | Kitchen & Dining | Decor

Sometimes we find ourselves stressed days before an event, worried about table arrangements and decorations. The pressure to come up with creative table centerpieces is very real. Not to mention, there are various things to consider such as budget constraints and time.


Well, say no more because we’ve gathered easy to follow ideas for your table centerpiece arrangements which will surely wow all your guests in your next gathering.

1. Let your fruits float


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How to achieve this look: Find a large cylindrical clear vase then fill it with water leaving enough room for your chosen fruit to float.


Tip: Make sure the fruits you use are appropriate. Don’t use a banana.


2. Everybody loves candies


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How to achieve this look: Find a clear vase or bowl then fill it with chosen candies or chocolates.


Tip: Make sure you know what treats your guests will love.


3. Classic candles


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How to achieve this look: There is no hard and fast rule on how candles should be arranged. You are free to align them in a single line or even place them on platforms to give it more style.


Tip: Use scented candles. Light it up as guests arrive. Surely, this will change the mood and ambiance of your event.


4. Floral elegance


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How to achieve this look: Fresh flowers are classic table centerpiece decorations. If you’re short on time, don’t be afraid to buy flower bouquets from the grocery. Just be sure to buy brightly colored ones to match with your vases at home.


Tip: Separate flowers by type to highlight each flower’s beauty.


5. Recycled bottles


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How to achieve this look: Paint your recycled bottles to the desired color you want. You can even add ornaments to it.


Tip: Pair your designed bottles with flowers or twigs.


6. Balloons


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How to achieve this look: Tie helium balloons to absolutely anything—bottles, vases, jars.

Tip: Just be sure that your base is heavy so that your helium balloons don’t fly


7. Mason jars to the rescue


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How to achieve this look: You can paint your mason jars and pair them with fresh flowers or opt to leave it transparent giving your centerpiece a more organic look.


Tip: You can also tie ribbons to your mason jars or place memorable photographs.


8. Floating candles


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How to achieve this look: Get a transparent vase and place water in it. Afterwards, place a tea light candle to float.


Tip: Place sand or pebbles at the bottom of your vase to give your piece more life and style.


9. Wish them well


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How to achieve this look: Gather inspiring quotations you wish you tell your guests. Print them out or personally write them. Place all of these in a bowl or vase.


Tip: Make sure you have a lot so that your bowl or vase won’t seem empty even after everyone has already gotten a message.


10. Balls


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How to achieve this look: Arrange your decorative balls in a bowl or vase.


Tip: The more balls, the better!


11. Pebbles


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How to achieve this look: Place pebbles in a tray or straight on the table. Arrange them any way you like.


Tip: You can paint your pebbles if you have the time.


12. Upside down wine glasses


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How to achieve this look: Turn your wine glasses upside down and use them as a candle holder.

Tip: Buy the right size of the candle.


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