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10 Affordable Holiday Centerpieces that Make a Statement for Winter Parties

Before we get started, I have to give a huge welcome to those coming over from Baker's Party Shop as today is the day that I get to be a part of the fantastic Holiday Party Hop organized by Mirabelle Creations.

I’m honored to be a part of a wonderful group of party gals that have gathered to share our holiday entertaining ideas. You can hop from one blog to another to see all the festive inspiration.

Today, it’s all about affordable holiday centerpieces that make a statement from The Bouqs. Ten floral arrangements to be exact that are perfect for weddings, holiday gatherings, bridal showers and even those engagement parties that will certainly be taking place over the next few months.

If you’re not familiar with The Bouqs, you can purchase 3 different sized bouquets for nearly each of the arrangements. There’s the original size, deluxe doubles the blooms and then there’s the grand size. The flowers are grown on sustainable and responsible farms and freshly cut so they last.

Are you ready to choose your favorite holiday centerpiece?

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Ready to see all the holiday flowers that you can choose from? Which ones are you loving?

Believe is gorgeous with fresh cut tulips and evergreen accents.

Holiday Sweater is a mix of pepper berry and evergreen accents with a beautiful centerpiece succulent.

Snowfall will be a favorite with it's freshly cut roses.

Rudolph is beautiful with fresh cut amaryllis making this one a holiday classic.

Mistletoe combines the colors of the season and it's full of Hydrangeas, Roses, Peruvian lilies, and more.

Yuletide features exotic Peruvian Lilies.

Candy Canes is so striking with fresh cut red and white tulips.

Comfort 'n' Joy combines farm-fresh roses, alstroemeria, and hypericum.

Eggnog is light in color with roses, lilies and accents.

Ornament is a festive mix of hydrangeas, roses, and accents in the colors of the holidays.

Thank you so much for joining me for pretty inspiration to create your holiday party centerpieces as part of the 2016 Holiday Party Hop. Please leave me a comment letting me know your favorite holiday floral arrangement and then be sure to head on over to the next party stop . . . Fern & Maple.

Have fun visiting today's previous and next holiday inspiration. To see all the party sites in the 2016 Holiday Party Hop, please start here!

My Favorite Unique Fall Wedding Centerpieces : Non-Traditional Arrangements

Today's post is a flashback to last year when I shared my Top 6 Favorite Fall Wedding Ideas for Centerpieces. These centerpieces are super unique and not the traditional ones you'd expect to find at weddings. You can see the full post with details on creating each unique fall centerpiece here. Which centerpiece idea is your favorite?

Unique Ideas for Fall Wedding Centerpieces : as seen on
Simple Flower Centerpieces for Spring Weddings
I was recently asked by Amara Bridal Registry to be a part of their article 30+ spring wedding tips from the experts. They wanted to talk to the experts {wedding industry professionals and bloggers in the know} to get the best advice and tips for all of those planning a spring wedding. Today, I'm sharing with you my spring wedding tip that I was honored to have published . . .

"Create simple centerpieces for Spring by grouping
several small vases together with single blooms"

You can place single blooms into individual vases that are similar in style, but vary in height. Grouping them in uneven numbers is always best too. With springtime, it's always fun to think in terms of simplicity and while you might be tempted to go for the big floral centerpiece, a simple centerpiece can make just as much of a statement. Plus, you might even like to send each of the couples at the reception tables home with their very own flower after the wedding {and the vase becomes a keepsake for them} :)

Summer Wedding Centerpieces : sugared fruit and key limes with peonies

I have a bit of a new obsession and that is perusing all the amazing online publications that are being published on Issuu - I remember using them for the initial publications of the Best Wedding Sites Magazine. But, back then it wasn't mobile ready and had a few other quirks that made me switch to another publisher. But now, I'm LOVING all the amazing publication designs I am seeing. Makes me want to almost start designing the magazines again. But, I know how much time goes into the creation of the publications and I'm just not able to do that at this time. With 2 girls now, I'm wanting to soak up every second I have with them - our youngest is already 9 months and summer is half over. Where is the time going?

Wedding centerpiece with sugared fruit | from Delighted Magazine  |

One of the many publications I have found on Issuu is Delighted Magazine. Their latest issue features 3 gorgeous centerpieces that are just perfect for summer weddings and even bridal showers. Two of the three I'm sharing with you today, so you will want to be sure to browse through the issue online for the third centerpiece idea. Plus, you can find the the complete supply list and DIY steps to re-create these beauties yourself in the magazine. The Sugared Fruit centerpiece above was created by Darling and Daisy.  The centerpiece with peonies and key limes was created by Waiting on Martha

Wedding centerpiece with peonies and key limes | from Delighted Magazine |

As some of my followers might already now - I have a LOVE of incorporating fruit and vegetables into floral designs. See . . .
 • Bridal Bouquets without Wedding Flowers
 • Top 6 Unique Ideas for Wedding Table Setting Decorations
 • A Wedding Bouquet like you've Never Seen Before . . . with veggies
 • Unique Spring Ideas : Decorating with Vegetables


Wednesday Wedding Accessory : Vase Table Decorations

This month I've decided to start something new and every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday I will feature a blog post plus a Real Wedding or Photo Shoot either in the late morning or early afternoon {with next Monday being the exception due to the holiday}. The blog posts to start the day with might be some great wedding finds or maybe even an inspiration board as it seems like forever since I've put some together for you. And, it all stats today with a great wedding accesory and a bit later this morning I will have a Real Wedding for you {for which the pink vase below would have matched perfectly}.

Adorn your reception site tables with any of these colorful Vase Table Decorations from The Wedding Outlet. They are crafted of smooth glass and accented with a colorful cling in popular designs and colors. The designs include favorite themes like fall or winter vases, uniquely personalized vases like Elegance, Regal and Embracing Hearts and of course there's also the most commonly used tables numbers. These stylish vase centerpieces will be amazing when you fill it with flowers, votives or your own DIY design. They are sure to add a pop of personalized color to your wedding celebration. You can see all of the Wedding Centerpieces from The Wedding Outlet here.

Above Featured Vases:
Winter Wedding Table Decoration
, Numbered Vase Table Decoration, Vintage Scroll Table Decoration

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