DIY Rustic Centerpiece

This post brought to you by Blueprint Social.  As always, all opinions are 100% my own.

A few months ago I created a DIY wedding card box using items from the David Tutera Bridal Collection, so when I was asked to create something from the new David Tutera Casual Elegance collection (available at JoAnn Fabric and other craft stores) I said you betcha.

Brad and I’s very good friends are getting married soon, so I thought I’d make a mock-up rustic centerpiece for our friend’s bridal shower.  She likes the whole rustic chic look so I thought this would be perfect for her.  Now I’m kind of wishing I came up with this for my shower.

DIY rustic centerpiece

I used the following to create the centerpiece:

• cake stand (wedding gift via Macy’s)
• moss table runner (JoAnn Fabric)
• David Tutera Casual Elegance burlap
• David Tutera Casual Elegance lace ribbon
• 1 mason jar
• 3 votives
• 3 tealights
• fresh flowers
• scissors, Sharpie, double sided tape

I began by cutting the moss table runner into a circle, using a paper plate to trace the circle.  Note: I recommend cutting moss outside– it gets messy.

cutting moss

Then, I got to work on the mason jar, votives, and tealights.

David Tutera Collection

  I started by cutting the burlap to size (see my burlap cutting tip here).  Using double sided tape, I secured the burlap to the mason jar and tealights.  I did the same to secure the lace ribbon to the votives and on top of the burlap on the mason jar.

collage

When the moss, mason jar, votives, tealights were ready I arranged them on top of the cake stand.

rustic centerpiece

I used discounted flowers I picked up from the manager’s special section at Kroger (my favorite part of the store).  I bought a giant bouquet for $6.99 (regular $20) and made this bouquet and two others.  Basically it’s the perfect spot to pick up nice flowers for a good price that will last at least 3-5 days.  Hit up the manager’s special section, people.

floral centerpiece

This centerpiece was super fast and easy to put together.  Perfect for a bridal shower, wedding reception, or even a summer dinner party.  You can easily vary the look by using different flowers– baby’s breath, sunflowers, etc.

rustic moss centerpiece

Can you tell these were next to nearly-dead Gerber daisies?

flowers

What do you think about the centerpiece?
Are you a rustic chic fan?
Do you shop the manager’s special section?

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Comments

  1. Stephanie says

    Thanks for linking back to how to cut burlap!! I bought a long bolt of it for part of my wedding centerpieces and I cut a test square a few weeks back and it was super frustrating. Since then the burlap has been sitting in a pile in the dining room where I glance at it anxiously before turning away in disgust. I’m definitely going to try this technique.

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