This beautiful centerpiece was created by Kasia for our Pink Color Story Lookbook. (You can find it in the ‘Romantic’s Pink’ photoshoot which begins on page 36.) It’s a unique idea that you can easily create yourself – and we’re going to show you how!
To achieve this look you will need:
Note: Baby’s Breath is ideal because it is easy to bunch without damaging the flowers, it is readily available at any florist and it tends to retain its appearance as it dries, which means your tree isn’t going to begin to wilt as the wedding progresses!
Spread out the branches on your pearl and gold ornamental tree, they can easily be repositioned until you find a configuration you like.
Think of it a little like setting up a Christmas tree!
Create mini bunches of Baby’s Breath, or your chosen flower, using the floral wire to bind them together. How many you create and how full you make them is entirely up to you!
Add as many of your miniature bouquets to the wire tree as you would like. You can secure them to the tree by wrapping a wire from the tree (one of the ones attached to a pearl) around the stems of your bouquets or by using the floral wire.
Once you are happy with the configuration of your tree, you can choose to add a little more height. Choose a box or other flat-topped item that suits your wedding style. We used our Decorative Glass Box.
Spray the base of the ornamental wire tree and any surface you want covered with the spray adhesive. Immediately sprinkle the silk petals on the glue. Once your first layer of petals has been placed you can spray again to create another layer if you want to build them up as shown in the photograph. How many petals is entirely up to you.
Note: Although we found that the spray adhesive is quite accurate and clean, you should be sure to cover any surface you don’t want to damage before you begin spraying.
Once your tree has arrived at its location for the wedding, sprinkle some petals beyond the adhesive for a nice natural look.
Styling Tips from Kasia, Prelude to a Kiss Wedding Stylist:
Hope you enjoyed this step by step guide to creating your own DIY Wedding Centerpiece. If you use our guide to create a centerpiece, or design something similar, be sure to tell us about it! (Or send in a photo!)
Pink Color Story Lookbook:
Venue: 99 Sudbury http://99sudbury.ca
Rentals: Chair-man Mills www.chairmanmills.com
Luxury Linen Rentals: http://www.haveaseat.
Cakes: Patricia’s Cake Creations: http://www.
Specialty Prop Rentals: Vintage Vignettes http://www.
How to Photographs:
Photography by Luke Fandrich, Weddingstar
Written by: Beth