Wedding Pallet Wood Centerpieces



Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

I showed you the stick arbor earlier in the week from my son’s wedding this past weekend.  My next assignment…centerpieces.

Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

This was the centerpiece, (also made out of pallet wood) that I made for my last son’s wedding. The tables at his venue were long, banquet style tables, so a long, flat, crate style centerpiece worked great.  The pansies and the pumpkins were in season and perfect for an October wedding.

For the wedding last weekend, other than the head table, the tables were round.  I could go up, but I couldn’t spread the centerpiece out.  The bride, Mollie, had narrowed down her centerpiece wish list to peonies, succulents, magnolia leaves, and  since the wedding would be near the water, driftwood.

Pallet Wood DIY Wedding Centerpiece with peonies and succulents

Tall boxes would be perfect for the dozen or so round tables and a window box style for the longer banquet style head tables.  Of course the boxes had to be made from pallet wood.

For this project you’ll be using the wider pallet wood.  You’ll need 4 pieces per box, about 5 1/2 inches wide and 15 inches tall, plus the bottom.

Pallet Wood DIY Wedding Centerpiece with peonies and succulents

I used a nail gun to make my boxes.

Pallet Wood DIY Wedding Centerpiece with peonies and succulents

Once the sides are constructed, measure and cut the bottom.  Nail into place.

Pallet Wood DIY Wedding Centerpiece with peonies and succulents

For a little personal touch, I stenciled the couples initials on the side of the box.

Pallet Wood DIY Wedding Centerpiece with peonies and succulents

This was my demo arrangement.  The magnolia leaves are real, but the peonies and smaller pink flowers are silk.

Pallet Wood DIY Wedding Centerpiece with peonies and succulents

There is a fake succulent wrapping it’s way around the peonies on the left and a couple small pieces of driftwood that finish out the arrangement.

After a  centerpiece reveal,  I was given the go-ahead to start making boxes.  This was in February.

 

Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

By June, I was still responsible for all the boxes but was taken off flower duty.  Mollie and Kevin  had found an Amish family in the area of the venue that did wonderful arrangements and they were more than happy to work with my boxes.

Peonies were in season in May, not June, so they were replaced with wild roses. I don’t see the succulents in either of my tall box pictures but there was one succulent in each box.  Eucalyptus leaves cascaded over the sides of the box.

Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

For the longer, window box style centerpieces, the florist combined white hydrangeas with baby’s breath, succulents and the pink roses. More eucalyptus leaves flowed over the sides.  Let me know if I got any of the names wrong.Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

Pallet Wood Wedding CenterpiecePallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

Pallet Wood Centerpiece

Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

The florist first made my stick arbor look fantastic and now he’s dressing up my pallet boxes.

I have a couple more wedding projects coming up.  Hopefully you’ll be able to use these ideas whether you have a wedding coming up or not.

Have a great weekend.  Stay inspired.

Shared at DIY Salvaged Junk Projects,

Talk of the Town,

 

5 Comments