Susan
Devoted October 2021

Wanted to Share Our Centerpieces

Susan, on October 18, 2021 at 12:26 PM Posted in Style and Décor 1 12
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Hey all!

I wanted to share our simple centerpieces... They didn't quite go to plan, but I thought it would be fun for you to see.

We decided to do Scrabble boards with cute sayings on each one. Here are a couple of them for you to see. I had intended for the extra tiles to be put around the board so that people could play while they were at the reception if they wanted to, but I didn't tell my coordinator that, so she didn't know and put them out. However, she put a couple of boards out near the gift table and memory table with lots of spare tiles, and a couple of community games spread up at those boards.

People loved the idea and it was fun and memorable. Smiley smile And easy and cheap! I found a bunch of spare boards on eBay (something like 7 boards for $15) and a bunch of folks gave them to us from yard sales and such. I found a big bag of tiles on Amazon also really cheaply and just put them together. For ten tables, it was less than $75. Someone gave us the votives, so we didn't even have to pay for those!

Hope this inspires someone! Smiley smile We thought about doing different board games at each table, and probably would have done that if we still lived in the area, but since we wound up moving halfway across the country four months before the wedding, we didn't have our stash at hand! I think we came up with a great alternative.

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12 Comments

Latest activity by Melle, on October 28, 2021 at 2:56 PM
  • Lisa
    Rockstar July 2022
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    These are super creative! Nice work!!
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  • Yasmine
    Rockstar October 2020
    Yasmine ·
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    Definitely creative & cute!

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  • Emilia
    Expert June 2019
    Emilia ·
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    Hi ! That's really original ! I'd love to have it as a guest ;-)

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  • R.L.
    Beginner December 2026
    R.L. ·
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    I would absolutely attend this wedding if I knew this was the centerpieces! Super creative and unique! I love it.

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  • Pirate & 60s Bride
    Legend March 2017
    Pirate & 60s Bride ·
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    How clever!!! ♥️
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  • Melanie
    Dedicated November 2022
    Melanie ·
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    That’s too cute!! Love this idea! We love board games and might have to steal this idea.
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  • Amanda
    Savvy June 2022
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    OMG, that is too cuteSmiley love

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  • Lynnie
    WeddingWire Administrator October 2016
    Lynnie ·
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    That is SO cute and creative!! I love them! 🤩

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  • Michelle
    Rockstar April 2021
    Michelle ·
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    Thats awesome! Great idea!

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  • CountryBride
    VIP April 2022
    CountryBride ·
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    Good Job they look lovely

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  • Fiona
    Expert May 2024
    Fiona ·
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    This is so unique and such a good idea. I love how you put actual words on them too about love and everything Smiley smile

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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    This is so cute!!

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