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elegant centerpiece
For the centrepieces, I made sure to use materials that can be used again. One of the problems for DIY wedding centrepieces is that there isn’t a way to reuse the materials again after the wedding.

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  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 1
    Step 1

    The boxes I bought at a craft store were on sale for BOGO (Buy One Get One Free). These are everyday wood boxes you can use for storage and organizing all throughout your home. However, for right now, I have decided that I am going to use it for my centrepieces.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 2
    Step 2

    First, use the painter’s tape to create your line.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 3
    Step 3

    I placed my tape two centimetres away from the top and bottom of the box.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 4
    Step 4

    Next, I painted the space between the tape with gold paint. This paint cost around $6.00-7.00 for an 8 oz bottle. You can find gold paint at a craft store.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 5
    Step 5

    Let the box dry for about an hour before peeling the painters tape off.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 6
    Step 6

    Once dry, slowly peel the tape off so that you do not damage the line you created.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 7
    Step 7

    For my flowers, I chose hydrangeas in both white and blue because they are gorgeous and more of a fuller flower which means you will need fewer flowers to fill the box. It only cost $9.50 with the buy one get one deal instead of $14.00.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 8
    Step 8

    I was able to bend the stems to make the flowers different heights in the container. I repeated the process until the wooden box became full.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 9
    Step 9

    When all is done, it looks like this.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. How To Create An Elegant Centerpiece - Step 10
    Step 10

    With table decor for home or wedding here is what it can look like.

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