There are many excellent wedding centerpiece ideas for a variety of theme weddings. Many can be interchangeable, meaning that you can change the look of one type to easily fit a different theme.
Unfortunately, centerpieces for a dozen tables can be quite expensive if you have a florist or wedding decorator create them for you. However, it's actually relatively easy to make your own beautiful and inexpensive wedding reception table centerpieces that look just as elegant and professional.
So why no save yourself a bit of money and take a look at the ideas we have here.
Of the four seasons, autumn provides us with the opportunity to create some beautiful and easy-to-make fall wedding centerpieces. The gorgeous array of colorful leaves, harvest fruits and vegetables, and seasonal holidays provides ample opportunity to decorate your tables in many unique ways.
For example, in addition to autumn leaves, you can use Indian corn, pumpkins, gourds, squashes, pine cones, acorns and other nuts, apples, pears, grapes, wheat stalks, and beautiful fall flowers in your display.
With Halloween and Thanksgiving falling during this time, search out items that are related to the holiday that you can add to your arrangements. For example: pumpkins, cauldrons, cornucopias, and woven baskets make excellent "vases.
For winter wedding reception centerpieces think white, silver, clear crystal and ice blue as your main colors in a winter wonderland setting. Use snowflakes, dangling crystal-like icicles and miniature battery-operated string lights to enhance your centerpieces.
If your wedding will be held during the Christmas season, work related decor into your centerpieces such as evergreen branches, holly, poinsettias and glittering ornaments.
Spring is the time for renewal. Feature soft pastels with perhaps some brighter hues that aren't overpowering. You want to convey a season of freshness and light after a cold, dark winter. Use spring flowers like tulips, daffodils and irises.
Light colored mosses make a wonderful base and can give the impression of freshly grown grass to nestle your arrangements in. Other icons related to spring that you may want to consider are (craft) birds and bird nests, butterfly picks, or miniature umbrellas (after all, April showers bring May flowers).
For summer weddings, use more vibrant colors and shades - bright sunny yellows, deep oranges, colorful greens, sky blues, energizing reds and beautiful purples. There's a huge variety of flowers to choose from and a wide range of ways that you can display your spring or summer wedding centerpiece ideas.
Have a look at our page on Wedding Centerpieces: Ideas For Spring and Summer Weddings where you'll find some wonderful videos on centerpieces that you can make that look absolutely fabulous.
The following pages contain some excellent table decor options specific to a theme celebration.