b'Some of the trendiestcenterpieces right now include pampas grass, mixed metalcandlesticks, and floral runners!Centerpieces The most commonly used centerpieces contain flowers,candles, or a combination of both. The arrangement you choose plays a big part in setting the atmosphere for theevening, and the rest of the decor should play off of thatdesign. Your centerpiece doesnt have to stand alone!Incorporate vases, pedestals, or accent pieces into thedisplay that reflect your theme, whether its rustic,vintage, or modern.BudgetBefore meeting with a florist or rental company, consider your budget. Some of the pictures youve pinned or printed off of gorgeous, jaw-dropping displays may cost more than $2,400 youre expecting to pay. Use these photos as inspiration to design your own arrangements, not an exact replica. is the average cost Discuss your ideas, vision, and budget, and then come of wedding flowers up with a realistic display that balances all three! DANA CUBBAGE WEDDINGS HeightAnother aspect to consider when choosing your centerpiec-es is height. To encourage mingling, your guests should be able to see each other from across the table. Try to avoid choosing a vase or pedestal that raises the arrangement directly into your guests line of sight. Choosing a tall arrangement will allow your guests to speak freely and easily pass the salt or butter. But while they look stunning from a panoramic or distant view, your guests wont have an appealing view of them from below. To compromise, include candles around the base of the vase or choose a colored or textured linen.Table numbersIf you have any sort of seating arrangement, your tables should be numbered so your guests know where to sit. Blending this table number into your centerpieces so you dont upset the integrity ofSHELBY RAE PHOTOGRAPHST+K PHOTOGRAPHY the design is very important. You can stick a custom-made scripted number into a flower arrangement, wrap a tag around the vase, try a wooden or concrete block with a bold number, or adorn wine bottles with custom labels! One adorable and sentimental trend is to frame photos of you and your fianc at an age that corresponds with the table number (six years old for table six, for example).DIY A wonderful way to DIY your centerpieces is to create a displayusing varieties of vases or candle holders. Wine bottles havebecome extremely popular and are perfect for a vineyard wedding! Combine varying colors and heights and stick a few flower stems into each one. The contrasting heights of a display like this willadd intrigue and interest, which draws more attention fromyour guests! DAKAI PHOTOGRAPHYFLOWERS|8-12 MONTHS UNTIL I DO|TODAYS BRIDE 129'