Unique Wedding Centerpieces Your Guests Will Never Forget
With years of weddings before yours, plus plenty more to come, it's easy to worry that your celebration's details won't stand out from all the rest. But there are plenty of ways to personalize your event, including by decorating with unique wedding centerpieces. Generally speaking, they're the décor items guests spend the most time with considering the fact that they're front and, well, center, throughout your entire wedding reception. In turn, they're the perfect detail to focus your creative energy on if you really want to make a statement.
To help you find the best unique centerpieces for your reception tables, we've scoured the internet to come up with a list of some our favorite ideas. While you might not want to copy the following examples exactly (after all, the point is to be original), you can certainly steal some inspiration from the genius décor elements ahead. This roundup includes everything from modern, elegant arrangements to whimsical, quirky wedding centerpieces. There are even some do-it-yourself options if you're on a budget, plus plenty of centerpieces with non-floral details. (Yes, you can make a statement without a single flower). Basically, no matter your theme or your specific needs, there's a way to impress guests with something totally out-of-the-box.
We'll kick things off with these contemporary centerpieces, which featured geometric vessels adorned with colorful Scarlett & Grace flowers—we bet you've never seen something quite like them before! Lucky for you, there's even more where that came from. So, go ahead, get inspired, and start planning how you'll make jaws drop.
Wedding Cake Centerpieces
Citrus Wedding Centerpieces
Citrus fruits make fun, fresh, and bright decorations. Bloom Babes used them in this summer reception table.
Balloon Wedding Centerpieces
Tropical Wedding Centerpieces
High-Low Wedding Centerpieces
Moss Wedding Centerpieces
If you find forests enchanting, you'll love this idea. Coco Design Company used soft beds of moss as natural table runners and paired them with additional woodland-inspired décor.
Knit Wedding Centerpieces
Cactus Wedding Centerpieces
Boho Wedding Centerpieces
Figurine Wedding Centerpieces
Moss, driftwood, and llama figurines made up this wedding's outdoors-y centerpieces by Rock River Farm.
Cloche Wedding Centerpieces
Enclosed flowers look like they were plucked straight from a fairy tale (blame it on the cloched rose in Beauty and the Beast). They're also quite unique when arranged in whimsical ways, as shown in these centerpieces by Putnam & Putnam.
Vegetable Wedding Centerpieces
Do you and your future spouse frequent the local farmer's market? Embrace your love of fresh produce with veggie-filled reception tables. These Newberry Brothers centerpieces included artichokes, carrots, and cabbages, plus complementing blooms.
Tall Wedding Centerpieces
Mimic the look of towering trees with the help of tall centerpieces made from branches of leaves. That's what Sinclair & Moore Events did here.
Candle Wedding Centerpieces
Wood Wedding Centerpieces
The bride (Scout Walker) kept things simple—but creative—by placing long branches down the center of these reception tables.
Modern Wedding Centerpieces
Who needs traditional vases? These contemporary Melarosa arrangements were made by stuffing geometric décor pieces with tons flowers and greenery, which resulted in centerpieces that looked equal parts urban and wild.
Tree Wedding Centerpieces
Here's another tree-inspired idea we love. These evergreen displays were the work of Fanny Staaf Events for a winter celebration.