50 DIY Wedding Centrepieces to Give Your Day a Personal Touch

DIY weddings are all the rage in 2021 with couples who got creative in lockdown making their own wedding invitations and decorations. DIY wedding ideas can save you lots of money on your wedding but still look good. We’ve rounded up 50 stunning DIY wedding centrepieces to give your day a personal touch….

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1) DIY Birdcage Centrepiece

If you’re looking for something beautifully simple a pretty white birdcage filled with baby’s breath (gypsophila) is perfect for a winter wedding. Research your DIY centrepiece flowers and check they are in season – your flowers should be more affordable as well as being more widely available. Try using a mix of fairy lights and holly in Winter, or try daisies and cornflowers in summer.You could even try small potted plants for your DIY centrepiece, especially as daffodils and snowdrops begin to bloom.


Featured above: Small Metal Birdcage, via DIY Spring Centrepiece Inspiration

Shop birdcages for your DIY birdcage centrepiece:

Set of two birdcages, £24.99 from Wayfair.co.uk


2) DIY Glass Vases Centrepiece

Glass cylinder vases filled with white tulips and parrot tulips and finished off with a bunch of israeli ruscus and a pretty ceramic bird. These simple and stunning glass cylinder vases are perfect for single flowers and candles. The ceramic bird decorations can be added to any single vases adding a pretty finishing touch to your DIY wedding centrepiece.


Featured above: Glass Cylinder and “Perching” White Ceramic Bird, via DIY Spring Centrepiece Inspiration

Shop clear glass vases for your glass vase centrepiece:

Clear embossed glass vase, £4.50, from Dunelm

3) DIY Flowers in Bottles Centrepiece

If you’re looking for a really quick and simple DIY centrepiece this couldn’t be better. Try using a selection of clear glass bottles and containers, all different in size and shape, and fill with your favourite flowers. The flowers can be bought the day before the wedding from your local florist or supermarket, or perhaps even picked from the garden if you have planned to grow them in advance. 

Remember if you go for something in season your DIY centrepiece will be even more affordable. Take a look at tulips and daffodils around Spring, or perhaps even some flowering herbs or scented roses in the Summer months. These clear glass bottles are really simply filled with white and pink carnations and finished off with cute ceramic birds.

DIY Bird Centrepiece with Glass Bottles and Pink and White Carnations | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Clear Glass Bottle Set and Miniature Sitting Birds, via DIY Spring Centrepiece Inspiration

Shop glass bottles for your DIY glass bottle centrepiece:

Trio of clear glass bottles, £7.95, from Not on the High Street

4) DIY Urn Centrepiece

A tall vase/urn filled with lisianthus, astilbe, Queen Anne’s lace, spray roses, seeded eucalyptus, and sedum in a square of floral foam make up this beautiful floral centrepiece. If you’re thinking of creating your own DIY centrepieces try asking your florist to create the larger display for the main table, leaving you to create smaller displays with coordinating flowers and candles for the rest of the room.

Pink and Green DIY Centrepiece with Lisianthus Astilbe Queen Anne’s Lace Spray Roses Seeded Eucalyptus and Sedum | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage Inspired Taper Candle Holder and Large and Small Lavender Glass Globe Votive Holder with Reflective Lace Pattern

Shop urns for your floral urn centrepiece:

Wedding centrepiece urn, £60, from Not on the High Street

5) DIY Books and Flowers Centrepiece

This bouquet of dusty purple spray roses, anemone, and seeded eucalyptus on a stack of vintage books wouldn’t look out of place at any beautifully styled fairytale wedding. You could even use your own books to add extra height, as well as creating a special and thoughtful DIY centrepiece for the table. These pretty hand tied flowers could be made using real or artificial flowers and you could also use your bridesmaid bouquets.

Flowers and Books Centrepiece Idea | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Fairytale Centrepiece

6) DIY Birdcage Raised on Books Centrepiece

These really beautiful white bird cages are simply filled with small hand tied bouquets of white anemone, blue muscari, and purple stock. To add some extra height and detail the bird cages are stacked on top of vintage books. If you’re thinking about your own DIY floral centrepieces you could try using different flowers for each table, or mixing some wild flowers in to each display.

Vintage Blue Books and Floral Birdcage Wedding Theme | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Small Metal Birdcage with Suspended Tealight Holder with Clover Antique Key Charms and Vintage Romance Card

Shop birdcages with tea light holders for your centrepice:

Birdcage with suspended tea light holder, £20.99, from wayfair.co.uk

7) DIY Bowl of Flowers Centrepiece

This pretty DIY floral centrepiece is made up of dusty purple spray roses, white lisianthus, dusty miller, silver dollar eucalyptus, and seeded eucalyptus in a square of floral foam. These relaxed floral displays could even be made in advance if you filled each bowl with soil and planted them with seasonal flowers or herbs. 

Scented roses would also work really well. These beautiful planted centrepieces could even be given as thank you gifts, which will be even more special if they have been made by you!

Bowl of Flowers Centrepiece Purple and White Winter Floral Arrangement | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Decorative Bowl

Shop decorative bowls for your DIY bowl centrepiece:

Large decorative bowl, £38, from Anthropologie

8) DIY Glittered Tealight Holder Centrepiece

If you’re thinking of an alternative to flowers, this DIY centrepiece is made up of glass tealight holders with spray-on adhesive and gold glitter. Simply made using your own glitter or (non flammable) spray you can create the perfectly coordinated delicate tealight holders which will light up any table and make it look really special. These glittered tealight holders are especially beautiful at Winter weddings or for a late evening ceremony.

Gold Glitter DIY Tealights | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Blown Glass Mini Tealight Luminaries

Shop for tealight holders:

Pink and gold tealight holder, £12.50, from Oliver Bonas

9) DIY Winter Lavender Centrepiece

This super stylish display is the perfect DIY floral centerpiece as it is so easy to make yet looks so beautiful! This simple mix of white, purple and glass is finished with scattered candles, lavender, and sea holly. This chic display would look truly sparkling at any Winter wedding – try using any simple fragrant floral for an added touch of elegance.

Winter Wedding Reception Decor Ideas and Inspiration White and Lavender | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: White Glass Bottle Decor SetClear Vintage Style Pressed Glass Flute, Clear Vintage Style Pressed Glass GobletVintage Inspired Aged Grey and White Glass Votive HoldersVintage Inspired Taper Candle HolderFloral Pressed Glass Mason Jar Favour With Stopper, Vintage Shabby Chic Wedding Favour Boxes, and Oval Tin Tags With Jute Hangers

Shop for dried lavender for your DIY lavender wedding centrepiece:

10 mini dried lavender bundles, £28, from Not on the High Street

10) DIY Rustic Glam Centrepiece

This lovely rustic DIY centrepiece is made up of white and grey glass goblets, white bottles and spindle candles. It would fit in perfectly at any relaxed outdoor wedding or scattered around the tables of a beautiful barn venue. 

The vases are filled with spray roses, white lilac, ranunculus, and sedum. The variety of heights, textures and tones means you can move and change each decoration to suit your table set up and style.

Rustic Glam Wood and White Wedding Table | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Shabby Chic Spindle Candle Holder Set with Votive CandlesGrey Vintage Style Pressed Glass Flute, Grey Vintage Style Pressed Glass GobletWhite Glass Bottle Decor SetLarge and Small Silver Glass Globe Votive Holder with Reflective Lace Pattern, Antique Chic Personalised Paper Place Mat, Lace Medley Napkin Tag, Twisted Fork Place Card Holders, Lace Medley Assorted Flat Place Cards, Large Kraft Tag with Vintage Lace White Print Numbers

11) DIY Woodland Nests and Trees Centrepiece

The perfect place to begin creating your DIY centrepiece design is with these gorgeous artificial birch trees and nest wreaths. Each could be easily adapted to create the perfect look and feel for any season and colour scheme at your wedding – from light pastels and florals for Spring, to twinkling fairy lights and Christmas tree decorations in Winter. These artificial centrepieces have been completed with white and gold accents, candles, and roses.

White and Gold Woodland Wedding Decorations | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Artificial Birch Tree CentrepieceWhite Glass Bottle Decor Set, Woodland Pretty Monogram Antler Small PVC StickerBlown Glass Votive Candle Holder With Lamp Silhouette, Rustic Self-Standing Table Number and Holders, Mini Antler-Shaped Stationery Card Holders with DIY Decorative Golden Accents, Woodland Pretty Large Rectangular Tag and Menu Card

12) DIY Ice and Fire Centrepiece

If you’re looking for an alternative to floral decorations there are lots of other options available for your DIY centrepieces. Using a selection of clear containers on each table filled with faux ice and candles will create a beautiful simple table decoration which sets the perfect romantic atmosphere. Combined with some scattered tea lights or fairy lights in jars this pretty centrepiece can look just as enchanting as any floral display.

DIY Ice and Fire Winter Wedding Centrepiece Thumbnail | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Thick Medium Round Pillar Candles and Round Floating Candles, via DIY Ice and Fire Winter Wedding Centrepiece

13) DIY Autumn Bottles Decor

If you’re planning a cosy Autumn wedding you can go all-out with warm golden shades, glitter and sparkling lanterns to create the perfect DIY centrepiece. This pretty display comes complete with faux flowers, tall candles and wooden roses, it’s finished with these mini white pumpkins filled with dried flowers. Try placing a faux tealight inside each pumpkin for some extra twinkle.

White and Gold DIY Autumn Wedding Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Clear Glass Bottle Set and White Glass Bottle Decor Set, via DIY Autumn Wedding Decor

14) DIY Wooden Slices Centrepiece

For a beautiful rustic DIY centrepiece idea try using simple wooden slices placed around the table at varying heights. You can top each one with a pretty pillar candle, or try creating small hand tied bouquets of wildflowers in glass bottles to complete the look. Florals below include yellow spray roses, hypericum berry, craspedia, and white stock.

Candles on Wood Slices Decor Idea | Confetti.co.uk

Glass Bottles and Flowers Rustic Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Glass Bottle Decor

15) DIY Decorative Planters Centrepiece

A selection of planters filled with flowers including spray roses, sunflowers, craspedia, and sedum can look really beautiful and stylish in any season and can easily be made days or weeks ahead of your big day. Try mixing in some thoughtful extras such as miniature metal pails or decorative pitchers filled with flowers – not only will they look pretty, they can also work as DIY wedding favours ready for your guests!

Rustic Country Summer Sunflower Wedding Table | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage White Mini Pitchers, Mini Metal Pails“Equestrian Love” Place Card and Horse Shoe Charm, Mini Lanterns

16) DIY Glass Bottles in a Metal Basket Centrepiece

Try gathering small bouquets of your favourite flowers into clear glass bottles or jars and display them in sets of 3. These clear glass bottles sit perfectly in an iron holder, each filled with white and yellow flowers and spray roses. You could also try placing tealights in each jar, or even little bunches of fragrant herbs and wildflowers.

Grey and Yellow Wedding Decor Rustic Wedding Theme | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Small Glass Bottle Set In Aged Metal HolderVintage White Enamelware Canister With Lid, and Vintage Inspired Mason Jar Set In Wire Holder

17) DIY Jars in a Wire Basket Centrepiece

A selection of vintage style mason jars in a wire holder, filled with pretty seasonal flowers can create the most beautiful DIY centrepiece. Using different flowers you can change the look and feel of your design, these could also be given as wedding favours or as thank you gifts on the day.

Rustic Wedding Decor White and Yellow Spring Wedding Flowers | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage Inspired Mason Jar Set In Wire Holder, Vintage Glass Milk Bottle with Candy Striped Paper “Sipper” StrawsVintage White Enamelware Canister With Lid, Vintage White Mini Pitchers, and Natural Burlap Table Runner with Lace Edging

Vintage style mason jars in a wire holder, filled with pastel pink and purple flowers including carnations and astilbe.

Pastel Wedding Flowers - Garden Party Wedding Theme | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage Inspired Mason Jar Set In Wire Holder

Pink peonies, pink ranunculus, peach spray roses, white lilac, white stocks, and white anemones arranged in mason jars.

Pink and White Spring Wedding Table Centrepiece Flowers in Jars | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage Inspired Mason Jar Set In Wire Holder, via DIY Spring and Summer Wedding Floral Arrangements

18) DIY Ornate Cake Stand Centrepiece

A bouquet of peach colored tulips and stems of white lilac arranged on an ornate cake stand is a really simple stylish way to dress each table. Using an ornate cake stand as your DIY centrepiece means you can really adorn it with anything you wish – from scented candles to florals, to beautifully iced cakes placed on each table ready to be served for afternoon tea.

Spring and Summer Wedding Flowers White Lilac and Peach Tulips | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: DIY Spring and Summer Wedding Floral Arrangements

You could also decorate your DIY centrepiece with pretty collections of packaged wedding favours, photos and tealight holders.

Pastel Shabby Chic Decorative Cake Stand and Candles with Vases and Flowers | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Bell Shaped Glass Tealight HolderVintage Inspired Taper Candle HolderMiniature Glass Tealight Holder with Wire HangerOpen Ornate Vintage Inspired Frame In Antique White, and Medium Taper Candles

19) DIY Vintage Drawer Centrepiece

Using pretty painted drawers with ornate handles can create a vintage look and feel to your DIY centrepiece. Tipped onto their side vintage drawers can work as a display shelf for plant pots and photos, or placed on each table you can fill the drawer with decorative items, gifts, notes and flowers.

Vintage Wedding Table Decor Ideas | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above:  Vintage Display DrawerVintage Inspired Ornate BoxMiniature Glass Tealight Holder with Wire HangerDecorative Bird Metal Spool With Jute Twine, Vintage Lace Pearl Garland Large and Small Peach Glass Globe Votive Holder with Reflective Lace Pattern

20) DIY Candles Centrepiece

Try arranging candles together for your DIY centrepiece to create a simple pretty style. Collections of pillar candles or church candles can look really striking when displayed together on decorative trays alongside ornaments and other keepsakes. These pillar candles are finished with a little seeded eucalyptus.

Candles on Vintage Rustic Wooden Tray | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Rustic Wood Decorative Tray with Ornamental Handles and Small and Thick Medium Round Pillar Candles

21) DIY Rustic Wood and Glass Box Centrepiece

Try arranging candles inside wood and glass lanterns for a simple stylish alternative to flowers. The candles are finished with some seeded eucalyptus, or you could try using some bunches of lavender or rose petals to decorate your DIY centrepieces. Your lanterns could even then be moved around your reception room or to the garden to decorate elsewhere throughout the day and night.

Rustic Wood and Glass Box Wedding Centrepiece | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Rustic Wood And Glass Box With Hinged Lid and Thick Medium Round Pillar Candles

22) DIY Metal and Pearls Birdcage Centrepiece

A pretty birdcage with a simple tealight raised on an iron candle holder, finished with strings of pearls would work well for a vintage wedding theme. Additions to the birdcage such as the pearl garland and tag can be adapted to suit your style and colours, or try using scented tealights for a personalised touch to your DIY centrepiece. 

Stationery holders are a nice way to display name tags, table names, or perhaps even special photos or notes to guests. 

Vintage Metal and Pearls Birdcage Wedding Decorations | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Small Metal Birdcage with Suspended Tealight HolderVintage Inspired Iron Pillar Candle HolderDecorative Pearl GarlandOrnamental Ribbed Orb Vintage Table Number Holder, and Contemporary Vintage Large Rectangular Tag

23) DIY Tin Box and Candles Centrepiece

We love these aged tin boxes with a blackboard panel, they are perfect for anyone trying to create personalised DIY centrepieces. Try filling each box with raised candles and flowers, or perhaps with wedding favours and mini sparklers for your guests.

Industrial City Chic Wedding Decor Tin Box and Candles | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Tin Box With Aged Finish & Blackboard Panel Display and Small Round Pillar Candles

24) DIY Drinks Bar Centrepiece

Why not create a drinks bar in the centre of the table for your guests.. Stock each bar with locally made or popular spirits, or perhaps include a cocktail recipe for your guests to create during the wedding breakfast. If you want to keep the theme of your DIY centerpiece running place personalised wine glasses at every setting which can work as both their cocktail glass, and wedding favour.

Cocktail Drinks Bar Wedding and Event Table Centrepiece | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Large and Small Personalised Stemless Wine Glasses, Geometric Wooden Tealight HolderPersonalised Square Paper Coasters, Metallic Gold “Cocktails” Acrylic Sign, and Gold Geometric Candle Lantern

25) DIY Tiered Plants Centrepiece

For a contemporary fresh feel to your DIY centrepieces try using potted green plants. We love these multilevel metallic gold “mercury” votive holders paired with gold geometric lanterns and candle holders. Each centerpiece can be made well in advance just don’t forget to water them before the big day!

Metallic Gold Vases and Gold Geometric Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Gold Mercury Glass Votive Holder/Vase SetGold Geometric Candle LanternModern Gold Geometric Metal Table Centrepiece, and Gold Geometric Hanging Tealight Holder

26) DIY Pink and Gold Geometric Centrepiece

We love these metallic gold geometric hanging candle holders paired with pastel pink flowers such as peonies or roses. Not only do they look gorgeous, they are also easy to create. Use blooms or tea lights, or perhaps a mixture of both for a pretty, contemporary feel to your DIY centrepieces.

Spring Pink and Gold Geometric Wedding Table Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Gold Geometric Hanging Tealight Holder and Tall Gold Geometric Centrepiece

27) DIY Fairytale Lantern Centrepiece

These aged-white metal lanterns are perfect for anyone trying to create a fairytale theme. Finished with pillar candles and pastel florals these fairytale lanterns will work beautifully alongside your colour scheme and style. After your wedding breakfast you can even move the lanterns into your reception room. 

White Metal Fairytale Style Lantern | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Metal & Glass Pyramid Lantern, Wire Crown DecorationsVintage Inspired Aged Grey and White Glass Votive Holders, and Thick Medium Round Pillar Candles

28) DIY Fairytale Candelabra Centrepiece

We love this metallic gold candelabra which could work as a beautiful DIY centrepiece on its own. If you’re looking to add some more colour and detail try draping with greenery such as ivy, or with crystal garlands for a vintage feel. This gorgeous candelabra is surrounded by a vibrant Summer wreath.

Fairytale Wedding Decor Ideas - Candelabra Centrepiece with Ivy and Flowers | Confetti.co.uk | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Gold Candelabra, Mini Round White Birdcages, Mini Bell Jars

29) DIY Summer Birdcage Centrepiece

This classic round birdcage looks stunning as a DIY centrepiece, filled with rosebuds, petals, candles or flowers it will take centre stage on any table. We love this bright mix of florals and tealights which adds a little contemporary feel to this vintage style.

Summer Wedding Centrepiece Ideas Colourful Flowers in a Birdcage | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Classic Round Decorative Birdcage

30) DIY Pastel Blue Watering Can Centrepiece

This cute pastel blue and green garden-themed wedding table is beautifully finished with mini decorative candles and posies. This DIY centrepiece would work perfectly for a Spring or Summer wedding, especially set in a sunny garden or marquee.

Pastel Blue Rustic Country Wedding Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Miniature Silver Watering CansVintage White Enamelware Canister With LidRound Floating Candles

31) DIY Pink and Gold Birdcage Centrepiece

This pretty metallic gold birdcage is filled with ivory and pastel pink flowers perfect for any fairytale or vintage style wedding. These pretty stemless wine glasses and printed paper napkins would also work well with this style and could be given to your guests as personalised wedding favours.

Pink and Gold Birdcage with Flowers | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Decorative Birdcage with Birds In FlightLarge Personalised Stemless Wine Glass, and Personalised Paper Napkins

32) DIY Pink and Purple Spring Flowers Centrepiece

These DIY centrepieces could be planted in advance or filled just before to create a really stunning and unique floral display. Here white and peach ranunculus, white frilly tulips, lilac freesia, stocks and genestra are arranged in tin containers with faux moss accents for a little touch of added greenery.

Pink and Purple Pastel Spring Wedding Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Miniature Silver Watering CansFaux Moss And Wicker Mini Favour Planter With LinerClassic Glass Votive Holder in Daiquiri Green, Galvanized Tin Rectangular PlanterRoll Of Faux Moss RibbonTall Ornamental Wire Stationery Holder, and Natural Charm Round Table Numbers and Small Sticker, via DIY Springtime Wedding Tabletop

33) DIY Pomanders Centrepiece

We love these stylish wooden pomanders arranged on tall candle holders/vases along the centre of the table. It’s simple chic design is perfect if you’re trying to create a simple and effective DIY centrepiece that will remain looking faultless all day.

Pomander Outdoor Wedding Table Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Medium and Small Wood-Curls Pomander Balls, Faux Moss and Wicker PomanderShabby Chic Spindle Candle Holder Set, and Mini Porcelain Luggage Vase with “Wanderlust” Personalised Rubber Stamp

34) DIY Cupcake Stand Centrepiece

Whether you buy or borrow a set of cake stands you will find so much choice when it comes to style and design from vintage to contemporary. Try stacking mini favour bags or packets of seeds on a tall afternoon tea stand, or arrange a selection of pastel flowers on each tier.

If you’re planning a vintage afternoon tea as part of your wedding breakfast, turn your cakes into the centrepiece, surrounded by tea lights and edible flowers it will look just as striking as any floral display.

Afternoon Tea Cupcake Stand Decor Ideas | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Cake StandLinen Drawstring Bag with Floral Print Trim, and “Garden Party” Square Favour Tag

35) DIY Provençal Pitcher Centrepiece

We love these simple, vintage style pitchers filled with seasonal floral arrangements. Tied with a simple coordinating ribbon these will look effortlessly chic as the perfect DIY centrepiece.

French Provencal Style Pitcher Wedding Decor Country Wedding Theme | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: French Provençal Style Enamel Pitcher and Purple Plain Ribbon

36) DIY Mini Martini Glasses Centrepiece

For something simple and playful fill empty martini glasses with sweets or cupcakes and display them as the centrepiece on each guest table. Try placing them on an elevated cake stand and add personalised name tags to each glass if you’re thinking of using them as wedding favours. 

Cupcakes in Martini Glasses Unique Wedding Favour Idea | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Mini Martini Glasses, Personalised Classic Filigree Initial Flat Paper Favour Bags, “LOVE” Plates Set

37) DIY Raised Wedding Cake Centrepiece

For more intimate weddings you may have only one or two tables, or perhaps you’ll be seated in one long galley-style room. These pretty high and low tiered cake stands will work perfectly to display your wedding cake if you’re looking for a simple DIY centrepiece. Dotted with some rose petals or candles, these cakes and personalised decorations will look striking at the centre of your table.

Classic White Tiered Wedding Cake Wedding Table Decorations | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Classic Floating Monogram White Acrylic Cake TopperNewlywed Cake Ceremony Set, and “Floral Dreams” Personalised Clear Acrylic Block Cake Topper

38) DIY Vintage Apothecary Jars Centrepiece

These pretty vintage style apothecary jars can be easily filled with sweet treats and decorative pearls to create a DIY centrepiece. The jars could also double up as tealight holders, or perhaps be tagged and given to guests to take as wedding favours.

Vintage Apothecary Jars | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Decorative Pedestaled Apothecary Jar With Bell Shaped Bowl | Decorative Pedestaled Apothecary Jar With Globe Shaped Bowl | Decorative Pearl Garland | Heart Shaped Plates | Classic Damask Filigree Paper Cupcake Wrappers and “Floral Dreams” Personalised Clear Acrylic Block Cake Topper

39) DIY Towering Vases Centrepiece

Create some drama and height by using towering vases and spindle candle holders. Try filling each high vase with a selection of bold structured florals and add those little splashes of coordinating colour through mini hand tied posies and a scattering of tealights. 

Bohemian Wedding Decor with Glass Vases and Big Floral Arrangements | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Shabby Chic Spindle Candle Holder SetFrosted Sea Blue Bottle with Cork StopperAntique White Metal Filigree Candle HolderRound Pillar Candles,  Classic Glass Votive Holder in SilverFeather Whimsy Folder Table Numbers

40) DIY Vintage Boxes and Candles Centrepiece

This gorgeous vintage wedding table is so beautifully styled with long decorative boxes placed down the centre of the table filled with flowers and candles. This heavily detailed style could work equally well throughout the seasons, swapping bright florals for herbs, daffodils or snowdrops depending on the time of year.

Flowers and Lace Contemporary Vintage Wedding Reception Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage Inspired Ornate Box with Decorative PullIron Pillar Candle HolderTaper Candle HolderIron Taper Candle HolderAged Grey and White Glass Votive HoldersShabby Chic Table Sign Holder With Metal Flower, Table Number Holders with Contemporary Square Table Number HoldersDecorative Pearl GarlandRolled Fabric Lace FlowersThick Medium Round Pillar Candles, and Medium Taper Candles

41) DIY Shabby Chic Jug Centrepiece

These beautiful porcelain jugs are raised on a vintage drawer, filled to burst with real and fabric flowers and finished with ruffled pink ribbon. The ruffled fabric ribbon brings the centrepiece together and across the table, along with the beautiful ruffled flowers on wire stems which could work perfectly as both a floral display or as a single bouquet.

Pink and White Barn Wedding Rustic Shabby Chic Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage Inspired SuitcaseRuffled Fabric Ribbon Trim, Personalised Flat Paper Bag with “Burlap Chic” Monogram Personalised Rubber Stamp, Fabric Ruffle Flowers in Small, Medium, and Large, Fabric Ruffle Flowers on Wire Stems, Medium Taper Candles

42) DIY Rustic Centrepiece

These square grey vases are filled with pink and ivory roses for a classic look, each raised on a large wood slice and surrounded by candles in candle holders. This simple design creates the perfect rustic DIY centrepiece and works well when you have very little space on the table.

Rustic Shabby Chic Barn Wedding DIY Centrepiece | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Rustic Self-Standing Table Number and HoldersBell Shaped Glass Tealight HolderMiniature Glass Tealight Holder with Wire Hanger, and Mini Natural Birch Wood Circle Slices

43) DIY Romantic Pink and Gold Centrepiece

This pretty pink and gold DIY centrepiece is made with a gold wire and pearl tree, decorated and finished with baby’s breath (gypsophila) and a gold-and-glass box filled with petal confetti. Paired with some long tapered candles this chic and romantic display could easily adapt to suit multiple styles and colour schemes, 

Finishing touches of vintage lace and feather complement the style, along with the stunning wooden pomander balls attached to each chair.

Romantic Pink and Gold Fairytale Wedding Reception Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Pearl and Vintage Gold Wire Ornamental TreeJewel Footed Wooden Boxes With Aged White Finish with Vintage Lace Place Card With Fold,  Small Wood-Curls Pomander Balls, and Medium Taper Candles

44) DIY Favour Boxes Centrepiece

These vintage-style “LOVE” favour boxes are so pretty they could work as part of any DIY centrepiece arrangement. Finished with pink ribbon these cubed favour boxes could be carefully stacked on each table for guests.

Afternoon Tea Decor Romantic Antique Pink Tea Party | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: “LOVE” Cube Favour Boxes With Charming Aged Print

45) DIY Vintage Centrepiece

To create a really beautiful DIY centrepiece try stacking or filling a selection of pretty vintage boxes on each of your tables or around the edges of the reception room. With so many pretty patterns to choose from these vintage style boxes and drawers look effortlessly stylish especially when filled with pastel flowers, candles and dainty pearl garland.

Vintage Boxes and Flowers DIY Wedding Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage Inspired Wood Case with Hinged LidOrnate Box with Decorative PullIron Pillar Candle HolderTaper Candle HolderIron Taper Candle HolderVintage Display Drawer,  Decorative Pearl Garland, Thick Medium Round Pillar Candles, and Medium Taper Candles

46) DIY Books and Glasses Centrepiece

If you’re having a vintage style wedding these DIY centrepiece ideas and accessories are the perfect place to start. Try filling clear glass goblets with seasonal flowers and display them raised on a stack of vintage books. These pretty vintage keys add the perfect finishing touch, they could also be used to hand tie wedding favours or small coordinating bouquets.

Pastel Vintage Shabby Chic Books and Flowers Wedding Centrepiece Ideas and Inspiration | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Clear Vintage Style Pressed Glass FluteLOVE Vintage Typewriter Key Magnets with Gift PackagingHorizontal Standing Black Board Sign with Aged FinishAntique White Miniature Metal Ring Tray, and Vintage Key Bottle Opener with Bronze Finish

47) DIY Industrial Chic Tiered Tin Boxes Centrepiece

These pretty ombre glass vases are filled with flowers and raised on a selection of personalised tin boxes. Finished off with mini succulents and chalkboards this DIY centrepiece would fit in perfectly at any vintage style wedding. Depending on the time of year you could use any small green potted plants or succulents to add a little contemporary touch.

Industrial City Chic Wedding Centrepiece Idea with Succulents | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Tin Box With Aged Finish & Blackboard Panel Display

48) DIY Glamour Centrepiece

These spectacular glass candelabras are filled with tapered candles, surrounded by clear vases and tealight holders. These beautiful simple centrepiece ideas create a striking display, perfect for a fairytale wedding. This DIY centrepiece is further enhanced with some simple florals and plenty of twinkling lights.

Crystal Glass Candelabra Glamorous Luxury Wedding Decor | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Blown Glass Mini Tealight LuminariesBlown Glass Votive Candle Holder With Lamp Silhouette, Vintage Typewriter Card Holder with Parisian Love Letter Place CardParisian Love Letter Paper Blooms with Pearl Brads, and “Celebration Peonies” Large Tissue Paper Flowers

49) DIY Calla Lilies Centrepiece

If you’re thinking of creating your own DIY flower centrepiece, Calla lilies are a perfect place to start. They are simple and striking displayed on their own in single vases or tied together with some brown parcel string, lace or ribbon and placed in a large central vase. You could even use calla lillies as your bridesmaid bouquets then transfer into the vases for your wedding breakfast.

Elegant Art Deco Calla Lillies Wedding Decorations | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Blown Glass Mini Tealight Luminaries

50) DIY Rose-Filled Crowns Centrepiece

If you’re looking to add a little bit of drama to your theatrical wedding style take a look at these black and royal blue themed wedding table decorations complete with high vases and flower filled crowns. These pretty decorations are perfect for your DIY centrepiece, and could also work as cake toppers or as personalised place names.

Royal Blue and Black Wedding Decorations | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Wire Crown Decorations, Round Large Paper Lanterns, and Crystal and Silver Wire Decorative Garland

How do you make your own centrepieces?

The idea might sound daunting but actually it’s very simple to make your own DIY centrepiece. Take a look at some of our simple suggestions- from florals to fairy lights you don’t need to be an expert to create a dazzling display.

Where do I find all the materials I need to make my own DIY centrepieces?

You will be surprised at the range of choice available when you start to shop around. Take a look at Confetti’s very own store, search online auction sites and look in your own cupboards – you may already have what you’re looking for.

What am I going to do with 10 decorative bowls after my wedding?

You might find you can hire or borrow everything you need for your DIY centrepieces. However you may also discover that a lot of glass vases and bowls etc are reasonably priced and it’s actually cheaper to buy them. After the wedding why not give them away as gifts, or sell them on to someone else and make your money back.

Is it cheaper to get my florist or venue to help?

Look into both options, it is most likely you’ll find that it’s less expensive to create your own DIY centrepieces. If you’re not feeling confident try asking a creative friend to help out or do a trial before you commit.

How can I make cheap centrepieces?

Take a look at our guide, here you will find a range of ideas to suit all budgets.

How do you make a flower arrangement for a table?

First decide if you want real or artificial flowers. For fresh flowers find out what will be in season for your wedding as these will most likely be available in abundance, for a fairer price. If you’re not confident in making one large display, try creating small hand tied bouquets and place them in small vases or go for potted plants for a more simple look.

Who will set them up on my wedding day?

Once you’re happy with your choice of DIY centrepieces, draw a sketch or better still set up a mock table with everything in its place. Take a photo and give this to your helper or wedding planner well in advance so they can familiarise themselves with your design, and most importantly what they need to do!

Browse more table top decor in our shop and see more DIY centrepieces in our articles section. Furthermore, read on to see exactly what the benefits of DIY weddings actually are and find 8 easy DIY wedding ideas.

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