$5 Wedding Centerpiece Ideas
Harvest themed center piece
Bamboo Centerpiece $1.00 round black or square white plate with matching bowl. 1/2 package river rocks and 3 tea lights from the Dollar Tree or similar store. Lucky bamboo shoots.75 each online. Under $5.00! Place the river rocks in the bowl (smaller gravel type rocks work best). Place the bowl on the plate and place three tea lights on plate.
Wedding Photo Luminaries 3-4 picture frames from dollar tree, photos printed in black and white or color on computer paper, 1 battery operated flickering candle, hot glue. Carefully hot glue the corners of the glass in to the frame. Print off photos on white computer paper and carefully tape the edges to the glass. Repeat with other frames. Carefully hot glue frames in a triangle (3 frames) or square (4 frames). Place at center of table with a battery operated candle. $5.00 or less
Hurricane vase from dollar tree, candlestick holder glued on as a base from dollar tree, Votive candle 2/ $1 from Dollar tree and a boa $3. $5.50 each (close enough!)
Obviously the flowers are out of the equation. Paper parasols $2.54 each at Oriental Trading, spray paint desired color $1.50 for 6 (Walmart Color Place) 7 acrylic drops at 0.13 ea ($4.95 for a bag of 40 at Party Spin or craft shop) Clear Fishing line to hang (Walmart or similar) $9.99 for 1700 yds. Total for 12 centerpieces well under $5 each. If you can't hang them then use a cylinder vase feom the Dollar Tree and fill with clear stones. Make sure the height doesn't need to be elevated.
Wine bottles with corks (hopefully free!), Ribbon $1.99 or less for 6ft and grocery store flowers. Add some tea lights. $5.00 each
Cheap Wedding Centerpieces - The Wedding Specialists
Wine, Beer, and Soda Bottles (hopefully free from family and friends!) White spray paint $2 for 8 bottles. Chalk board paint $2 for 12 bottles. Chalk $0.99 Dollar Tree (or use white paint) 4 tulips or any flower depending on budget. About $4.50-$5 each (if tulips are in season. If not, go with something else.
Twine ball centerpieces! Blow up a balloon to you desired size making sure to keep the shape round. Combine equal parts of Elmer's glue and water in a bowl. Use any color twine, soak it in the glue mixture and begin wrapping it in all directions around the balloon. This is messy so make sure you have something laid down underneath. Continue wrapping until desired thickness is achieved. When fully dried pop the balloon. $6 for 15-20 twine balls, glue $1 and tea lights or flower. Under $5.00
Okay, so this is a major short cut. Water pitcher $1.00 from Dollar Tree (plastic) Krylon plastic paint 6 pitchers $4.00. 1 bunch babies breath $2.50 (1/2 a $5.00 bunch) Total $5.00
Paper lantern ceneterpiece? 7" Cylinder vase $1 Dollar Tree 2 6" lanterns $1.80 or 3 3" lanterns $1.50 from justartifacts.net. Wire hangers to shape as hooks $3.00 for 10 at Walmart. Ask your local dry cleaners too. Fill with moss or gems from dollar tree if flowers aren't in the budget. Less that $5.00 each
Paper lantern ceneterpiece? - Weddingbee
Hopefully you can gather the wine glasses for free! If not Dollar Tree has some. With seasonal blooms and votive candles these can easily come in at under $5.00! If using roses, cut them close to the head of the flower and leave in overnight. Roses will be fully opened the next day creating large beautiful blooms.
Cheap Wedding Centerpiece Ideas
10.5” Cylinder Vase 12 for $39.99 Floating Candles 12 for $14.99 at Quickcandles.com. You can make a taller version of this centerpiece and if the budget allows, instead of colored water and a floating candle, place artificial orchids inside with clear rocks. Fill with water $4.58-$5.00.
Hurricane vase $1 Dollar Tree. Candlestick holder to glue on the bottom of the hurricane vase as a stand $1 Dollar Tree. Tapered Candles 2 for $1 Dollar Tree. Gems for hurricanse vase as a filler $1 a bag (use 1/2 a bag) from Dollar Tree. Bulk Roses to spread petals on tables. Total per table $4.50-$5.00
Using a huricane shade - Weddingbee
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