mason jar upside down candle on top
this is pretty much what i had in mind, except using moss or other greenery instead of burlap.
ha! that incorporates everything! just need a couple of little birds. still want less pot and more stalk. and i guess i don't really want to blend the two ideas into one. keep books and birds separate, except maybe at the head table
DIY moss topiary - maybe without the burlap, in a nice little pot instead
Topiary centerpiece - add a few white flowers and a little bird or two :)
cute book centerpiece - purple sheer ribbon?
tie it with some purple ribbon and a better table marker and maybe we've got something!
Cute fish bowl centerpieces
Please take me home... wedding centerpieces
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Royal Blue wedding centerpieces
i do like the book idea
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alternative to a traditional wedding cake
Like the idea of little mini cakes for the tables... instead of a big cake