Light up a table with this sand-and-shell centerpiece. Use candle adhesive to secure slender tapers to the bottom of a clear glass vase. Pour in a few inches of sand, then arrange shells on top. The vase will protect the flames from breezes.
Dahlia Domes Provided By: Country Living Cake stands get a new purpose, holding brightly colored floral domes. To make this centerpiece, cut the bottom of a foam ball, so it sits flat. Then soak it in water for 30 minutes before inserting the flowers.
The Table Names For the table name cards, the couple mounted black-and-white photos of Chicago landmarks that Jen had taken to gray matte boards. The location description appeared beneath the pictures, which were displayed on small easels at each table.