18 Spring Centerpieces and Table Decoration Ideas
Hydrangea Table Setting
Soft lavender hydrangeas in a crisp white pot perfectly match this quilted tablecloth and white dishes.
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Painted Tin Can Vases
For a casual brunch outdoors, place simple groupings of flowers into coffee and soup cans painted from Benjamin Moore sample jars. Try using moss instead of floral foam. Flowers stay in place, and the moss is reusable.
Place a table on the porch or lawn and brighten the seating with cushions in vibrant prints. Capture spring breezes with banners cut from coordinating fabrics and embellished with aviary motifs. The feather tree centerpiece is adorned with cookies that guests will be given to take home.
Tulips in Bud Vases
For a touch of elegance, place a glass bobeche (look for these candlestick collars where candles are sold) atop a bud vase and hang crystal lusters (we found ours at a flea market) around the edge. Finish with any single bloom that can stand on its own.
Country Garden Place Setting
Napkins wrapped in burlap and freesia add a fragrant and elegantly simple touch.
Tulip Place Setting
A spring green plate garnished with a single rose-tinged tulip sets a cheery backdrop for an alfresco meal. A mini pink handbag filled with chocolates and an individual menu makes guests feel special.
Colorful Candy Box
Put fun favors at each place setting as a sweet treat that guests can take home. Try a jar of sumptuous gourmet jellybeans, tied with pretty ribbon and embellished with a downy feather. Or paint little eggs on a cardboard box, available at craft stores, and fill it to the brim with the recipient’s favorite candy.
Button Napkin Holder
Choose 2 yards each (per 2 napkins) of 5 colors of silk ribbon; gather into a bunch, cut into 8" bunches, and knot one end of each. Punch 2 holes in sides of vintage button cards. Pull unknotted ribbon ends up through each hole so knot catches under card. Tie loose ends under napkin.