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#1 Celina

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    Posted 03 March 2008 - 12:59 PM

    Okay - so the centerpieces at our resort cost $50 a piece. They are fairly small so we will need to have 10 at the most. The dinner setup is long tables that seat 10. so I was thinking of putting two at each table.

    Well - I was thinking can't we just go to a florist there and buy some flowers instead of paying that enormous price tag? We'll be there early enough - plus I will have enough aunts and grandmothers and girl friends there to help get this task done.

    I don't want huge arrangements with tons of flowers - I think less is more, so something simple will do.

    The problem is, I just don't know what to use for a vase. I do not want to take 10 glass vases on an airplane. I was looking on line and found something called Vox - it's a disposable vase, but i can't find any vendors here in the US.

    So after looking at them, what they really look like are fancy boxes with a plastic liner for water. That is easy enough to do don't you think? I just need some sort of a container. Nothing too tall or too wide and something I can take with me and pack flat.

    Let me know if you guys have any ideas.

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    #2 michelle08

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      Posted 03 March 2008 - 01:03 PM

      Are you set on flower centerpieces?? If not, maybe your wedding coordinator or if you aren't having one of those the resort coordinator can get you a hurricane w/ a candle and sand like I and a bunch of others are using. I am renting mine from my wc for $12 each...

      Then if you still want flowers (I don't know what flowers you are using) you can use the tops only and place them randomly around the tables or rose petals

      #3 Sandra E.

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        Posted 03 March 2008 - 01:33 PM

        You can get large shells and fill them in with sand and smaller shells once you got there, and you can put a small picture frame stand with a note and make it a theme.

        Also, if you want containers. The Container Store has clear square boxes that all different sizes and different. You could take off the lid and use the container alone.

        #4 babycow

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          Posted 03 March 2008 - 04:29 PM

          This vase is like a bag and you add warm water to shape into a vase. It would pack flat and it's pretty inexpesive. It would look lovely with ribbon or other embelishments. What on Earth - A Collection Of Fun Wear & Delightful Diversions
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          #5 SDEMMI

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            Posted 03 March 2008 - 04:42 PM

            I just saw these at Target over the weekend - around the frames section. They look neat!!

            #6 gkashmira

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              Posted 03 March 2008 - 05:16 PM

              You can also ask your wedding coordinator to rent you vases only. Then you add your own flowers. I think you could probably get them for under $10 a piece.
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              #7 manda0812

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                Posted 08 March 2008 - 05:49 AM

                these look different, never seen anything like it..

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