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Let's Talk About...Tall Centerpieces

Using Tall Centerpieces

One of the most requested items for weddings is elevated centerpieces. These beautiful arrangements are an important element for filling a large room. Many of the venues we work in have tall ceilings & wide open spaces. And when you have 200 guests, you need this much room.

200 guests require 20 to 25 tables. Add in a dance floor, a DJ, photobooth, cake, sweetheart table & buffet tables...wide open space is a REQUIREMENT!

Large spaces

For example, these centerpieces were a simple mix of palm fronds in a 36" tall vase. Seems pretty large, right?

Now look at these same arrangements in the room (Crystal Bridges Museum). They don't seem quite so large now!

High Ceilings

Here's another example. These arrangements were about 3.5' tall and pretty full.

But in the room, they are dwarfed by the large fireplace & high ceilings!

Tents

Tents are another place that tall centerpieces really help fill the space. For the arrangements below, we used a mix of blue & white hydrangeas. The design is simple, but by varying the height of the arrangements, the eye is drawn to the tables rather than the tent.

Although you have to make sure the ground is level! The next centerpieces were supposed to be on 24" tall glass vases but when we arrived at the venue, it was windy & the ground was sloped. There was no way to elevate them safely.

 

What about price?

Most of our clients don't know what floral arrangements cost. And that's OK-it's our job to know that!

When discussing tall centerpieces, we've designed pieces from $125 up to $2400. Let's look at some examples.

TALL ORCHID CENTERPIECE

Ferns & Orchids, glass tower vase $125

Overall arrangement size: approximately 3' tall x 1’ wide

TALL ORCHID & TULIP CENTERPIECE

Hydrangeas, tulips, lilies, & orchids, 24" tall glass vase: $250

Overall size: approximately 3' tall x 1.51’ wide (1’ without the phalaenopsis orchid)

TALL HYDRANGEA CENTERPIECE  Blue & lavender hydrangea with magnolia leaves, 24” silver trumpet vase: $275  Tablescape (Vase + 3 low pieces): $350  Overall size: approximately 3' tall x 2' wide

TALL HYDRANGEA CENTERPIECE

Blue & lavender hydrangea with magnolia leaves, 24” silver trumpet vase: $275

Tablescape (Vase + 3 low pieces): $350

Overall size: approximately 3' tall x 2' wide

TALL LILY, HYDRANGEA & ROSE CENTERPIECE

Oriental lilies, hydrangeas & roses, 40" glass vase: $1450

Tablescape: (Vase + Orchid string + low hydrangea arrangements): $1800

Overall size: approximately 6' tall x 3’ wide (not including low arrangements)

TALL PHALAENOPSIS ORCHID CENTERPIECE

Phalaenopsis orchids, 30” glass trumpet vase $2350

Tablescape: (Vase + low hydrangea arrangements): $2500

Overall size: approximately 3' tall x 18" wide (not including low arrangements)

As you can see, the price of these large arrangements can vary quite a bit. But when you consider the size of the room, the size of arrangements needed to fill that room and the impact they can make, I think it's a worthwhile investment.

I'll leave you with this one...

ELEVATED FOLIAGE CENTERPIECE

Wednesday What's In It?

You've probably looked at a bouquet before and wondered what just what are the names of those beautiful blooms.  

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Photo courtesy: Phorever Studios

In this bouquet:

  • Garden Rose: Available all year
  • Rose: Available all year
  • Carnation: Available all year
  • Hypericum Berry: Rose: Available all year
  • Calla Lily: Available all year
  • Scabiosa: Available all year
  • Agonis: Available Sept - Dec
  • Acacia Foliage: Oct - Dec
  • Seeded Eucalyptus: Available all year

Do you have an image you're curious about?  Just email it to althea@roseofsharonar.com and I'll take a look.