06 Mar

Gift-Themed Centerpiece Idea

wedding reception and centerpiece ideaIn addition to the chic, “notice-me” color palette of this fantastic reception table, it also features one of my favorite ways to create a super cool, easy centerpiece. Just wrap some empty gift or shoe boxes with hip, contemporary gift wrap in coordinating patterns, then display them grouped together. You can use boxes of the same size or several different sizes – just arrange them in an interesting way. I’ve even thrown small gift bags in the mix – which are also great as “vases” for flower arrangements!

Perfect idea for holiday dinners or milestone birthday parties!

{image from InStyleWeddings.com}

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suburban prep SAYS:

Love navy and yellow together.

March 6, 2008 at 3:56 pm

Wendy SAYS:

wow! this table is GORGEOUS!!!

March 6, 2008 at 4:24 pm

Robyn SAYS:

Love the color palette you chose! I have used this idea for a company Christmas dinner (using sleek sparkling silver/gold) and for a County-wide Teacher Appreciation Luncheon, with bright vibrant primary colors. Such a great “green” option for centerpieces, since they are certainly reusable in this and many other applications! What about incorporating them as wrapped guest favors? So many ideas….so little time!!! LOL
Thanks for the great inspiration today!

March 6, 2008 at 5:09 pm

orange you lucky! SAYS:

Ooooh, love this navy plus yellow combo! Very dignified. Love the setting!

March 7, 2008 at 7:55 am

Melissa SAYS:

What a great DIY project and helps to keep the budget at bay! I am absolutely going to do this often.

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March 7, 2008 at 9:00 am

The Weigands SAYS:

We did this for our wedding! Our colors were celadon and chartreuse greens, pink, and chocolate brown. The centerpiece also doubled as our favors. Half were filled with my husband’s mother’s famous chocolate chip cookies and the other half were my mother’s gingersnaps. Everyone loved it! Hopefully this picture works…


March 9, 2008 at 6:40 am

hiphostess SAYS:

the weigands –
super cute centerpiece idea! Love it! Thanks so much for sharing :)

March 9, 2008 at 10:35 am

Sydney SAYS:

What a great idea- I really want to try it!

March 16, 2008 at 4:15 pm

Yasma SAYS:

Any decorating ideas for husband and wife 40th birthday party?

October 24, 2008 at 7:15 am
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