August 16, 2012

Wedding Table Center Pieces


  My future DIL and I are full speed into wedding DIY projects.

It's just 3 1/2 months until my son's vintage themed wedding (The wedding is Thanksgiving weekend...Hello Thanksgiving is 3 1/2 months away!), first up table centerpieces


Here's how the vision came to life....... For a year we have been thrifting mirror trays, picture frames, and silver tea pots


The trays and frames are all different sizes and shapes, but they were all unified.......


By using the "Official" wedding color, Heirloom white


We printed table numbers on vintage sheet music and framed them



And here's the completed centerpiece....She LOVES it!  OOps, you see that little green votive on the tray, that's what will be used instead of the white votive

This is going to be a morning wedding with a brunch reception, so we think the teapots are perfect!


You may have noticed that I said my future DIL and I have been working on the wedding projects......Well, how can that be if she and my son live in DC and I'm in Orlando....News flash, she is staying with me until the wedding.....Why you ask?   Well, she works for the Senate in DC, but is in Florida working on the Senator's re-election campaign.  Since my house is less than a mile from the campaign headquarters this was the perfect place for her to stay and how great is it that she can work on wedding plans and projects while she's here...It's a win, win!   My baby boy is still in DC and will be  down to visit, but don't worry Dora (The Flower Girl) is keeping him company


Happy Creating!

Carol

42 comments:

Diann said...

How absolutely gorgeous!! And its wonderful that your future DIL can stay with you and be part of the prep in all these beautiful and fun wedding decorations! Seriously Carol, just stunning!

Cindy@OldTimePickers said...

Oh so fabulous! Great teamwork creating the centerpieces! Have to keep this in mind...my nephew just announced his engagement and forthcoming vintage wedding.

A Vintage Fairy said...

I love this, so very pretty! Great job you guys :)

pbrenner said...

Beautiful! How fortunate to have her with you and to be able to work together ... I just can't help but wonder about her nerves since she is not only working on wedding plans but an election - yikes! Best wishes that everything goes perfectly!

Patty

Kelley Highway said...

Ador-a that Dora! And what fun you and the future Mrs. are having!

Blessings during these grand 3.5 months!

laurie said...

what a beautiful theme you have going for the wedding, looks beautiful.I love that you are creating this your selves, making it truly yours, like none other, sounds like you are on cloud nine and I wish you and your lovely family best wishes from Canada!!!

Patty Patterson said...

So - that's the flower girl, huh? My son's dog was his ring bearer.

Petite Michelle Louise said...

GORGEOUS!! (makes me want to "renew my vows!) ;)

stefanie said...

it is going to be sooooo beautiful!

Gina said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous centerpiece! This is going to be a beautiful wedding, I just know it!

Debbiedoo's said...

LOVE this Carol, absolutely beautiful! I love that your future DIL is staying with you too. Some real bonding time indeed. How lucky to have you as a MIL:)

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Carol! It's perfect for that vintage vibe!

slowlaneblog.com said...

What a beautiful center piece!

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

Love the center pieces! I'm going to see if my daughter would like something like yours! HMMM!!!
Cute flowers on the puppy!
Warmly,
deb

Debbie said...

I absolutely LOVE this!! Really, Carol, this is so much up my alley. I can't wait to show my daughter because that's the kind of look she has said that she would love.

I have decided that your future DIL is a girl after my own heart.

And how cool is it that you get to have her live with you during this time? It just couldn't have worked out any better.

If you see someone behind a large potted plant at the wedding, it will be yours truly.

June said...

Thank you for sharing the beautiful ideas with us. I adore silver and the mirrored trays are a beautiful touch!

Marilyn said...

Exciting times! How nice that you can work together and have twice as much fun.♥♫

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

How very creative for the table center pieces... and numbered tables!
How very special she gets to spend time with you...work close at hand, and bond and craft, etc!
fun! Pat

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

of course it is FABYOULOUS ! how wonderful you future dil is able to stay with you. Love that you are creating these memories together.
(())

Katherine Wolak said...

LOVE the ideas here!!! the mirror trays are fantastic and everything is just SO beautiful!!! Your son is so lucky!!!! :D

Hugs,

Createology said...

Divine that DIL is able to stay with you and help with the wedding plans. Lovely table centerpieces and great that you unified them with your fabulous Heirloom white. Blissful creating dear...

marda said...

The centerpiece looks so beautiful. It will be a dream wedding. Great that the bride to be gets to be involved with all the prep. Lucky girl and lucky mom in law to be.

Dawn's Craft Place said...

LOVE THEM!!!You are just so creative

June said...

You two must be having a great time with this Carol. I LOVE the centerpieces...awesome idea!!!! You will be so busy with a wedding coming up. The way time flies these days, it will be here before you know it.

I think the flower girl couldn't be cuter!!!!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

What a wonderful time for you to really get to know your DIL. The stuff you guys are making is amazing--what a beautiful wedding! I am going to have to steal some of your ideas if Janae ever decides to get married!

Denise at PinkPostcard. said...

looks great Carol! loving how it is all coming together :) it is going to be so pretty!

A Paris Flea said...

How wonderful for you and your DIL to be able to spend this time together. Your collaboration on the centerpieces is magnificent!!!Very pretty, I wouldn't change a thing.

Happiness, Mickie

Stacy's Shabby Shoppe said...

Carol ~ your wedding theme and centerpieces, etc. are just gorgeous! Love it all and what a great way to get to spend some time with your future DIL. xo

lynn said...

carol, the tables will be so lovely!! this wedding will be amazing! enjoy your time with your dil:)

Gypsy Heart said...

Carol, these are perfect! I LOVE mirrors and trays...what a wonderful idea to do the thrifting in advance. I adore the table numbers & frames!
The teapots will be gorgeous ~ well, all of it will. :)

Thanks so much for sharing! Glad she's there to participate in her wedding planning.

xo
Pat
P.S. LOVE Dora!!

romance-of-roses said...

All I have to say is WOW! Would certainly love to come to this wedding. It will be magnificent. Love everything and the hat stands on the post before this one is also a beauty. Blessings to all, Lu

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Carol,
Everything looks fantastic and how lucky you are to have her as a house guest and she is equally as lucky as i am sure she is learning so much from you!

Hugs,
Deb

Sares said...

What a pretty idea! I love those vintage mirrored trays and always snatch them up for my booth. I think you and your DIL are very lucky to be able to spend this time together before the wedding!

Bliss said...

Love them! It is going to be gorgeous Carol.

~Bliss~

chris mckinley said...

What great centerpieces!! Love them!

chris

DownTheLaneWithDaisy said...

Clever and so pretty. Dora's doo is too much!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Carol, WOW these are awesome. Looks like you both are getting a lot accomplished and so vintage chic. The wedding will be here before you know it.
Thank you for sharing all the great ideas.
Love sweet Dora and her crown of roses.
Have a great and creative week.
XO Celestina Marie

The Porcelain Rose said...

Carol,
You are so creative!
Just lovely!
A vintage chic wedding. How pretty! and romantic.
I have a bunch of those filigree trays that I have painted white and pink. I use them all over the house.... but, never thought about using them as wedding center pieces. They look beautiful with the silver flower arrangements! Love the framed table numbers, too.
My daughter is getting married in the spring 2013. You've given me some great ideas!
I just spent a couple of days making over some thrift store finds. Hope you will drop by for a quick visit.
Will visit again soon!
Elizabeth

Annesphamily said...

You are an amazing lady! I am excited to see what you will do for the wedding! Romance! Sigh! So many lovely things today! Hugs Anne

Chenille Cottage said...

Hi Carol,
What clever and practical centerpieces. Each one is going to add such a touch of elegance and sweetness to each table. What a blessing you are to our future DIL!
Warm wishes,
Carolynn

SavannahGranny said...

Carol, the wedding centerpieces are going to look fabulous and the wedding is going to be gorgeous. The arrangement in the teapot is a treat for the eyes. Thanks for keeping us up to date. So neat that DIL (future) is having this opportunity to be with you during this time.
Dora the flower dog is so cute and she is definitely all ears. LOL! I had to show Dora to Bob, we both love her.
Hugs and blessings, Ginger

sandi collins said...

as usual your creativity takes my breath away