Tuesday, October 15, 2013

DIY Bridal Shower Centerpieces

Life has been so crazy lately! I spent the last few weeks preparing for my best friend's bridal shower amongst everything else that we had going on. As the Maid of Honor, I had a big part in planning her bridal shower. The shower was a bit of a rush due to the fact that she found out in the beginning of September that she is moving to South Dakota on the 19th of October. We decided that it was best to have the shower  before she moves so that she can pack all of her gifts on the moving truck. The shower turned out wonderfully and my friend was so happy! It was a great way to end her last weekend in PA.
Anyways, I wanted to share the centerpieces that I made for the tables. They really ended upcoming out so cute and they really fit the bride's personality.

Aren't they cute? I was so happy with them and so was the bride!

I collected wine bottles and spray painted them with black chalk board paint. I sprayed one coat, let them dry for about 20 minutes, and then sprayed them with a second coat of paint. I let the chalk board paint cure for 48 hours. I then added some ribbon, using my hot glue gun, on the top and bottom to dress them up. I put some fake flowers in them, I picked hot pink flowers since her wedding colors are hot pink and black.
This one was an empty Rum Chata bottle that we shared with her sister a few weeks ago. I figured I'd use it since it symbolized one of our last get-to-gether's before she moved. I love the shape!
To finish them off, I used chalk board markers (you could use chalk, but the markers do not rub off once the dry) to write different sayings like "Always & Forever," "Here Comes the Bride," "Headed to the Chapel," "Mr. & Mrs.," "True Love"...
Overall, they were a huge hit! If you prefer not to use the chalk board paint, they looked awesome in all black with just the flowers.
It is amazing how things transform with a little bit of paint!

1 comment:

  1. These are good bridal shower centrepieces. Last month, arranged a bridal show by booking one of the excellent LA event venues. Made beautiful arrangements for this event and had an amazing event. Got great response from the public.