Mason jars are staple items when it comes to rustic wedding centerpieces, but since this decorative accent has seen more than its fair share of the spotlight in recent years, it's perfectly normal to want to branch out if you're looking for something a little more unexpected. The good news is that rustic wedding centerpieces—and rustic wedding style in general—aren't limited to just one look or design. There are so many ways to achieve a laid-back, country-style aesthetic, whether it's by adding wildflowers to your centerpieces, using burlap table runners, displaying candles in mis-matched vintage jars, or going all out with greenery and bare wood tables. We're sharing some of our favorite ways to decorate your rustic wedding tables for any wedding season or color palette (with or without a mason jar).
Here are 30 unique rustic wedding centerpieces to bookmark right now.
Whimsical rustic wedding centerpiece
For a late summer or fall wedding, this pink and orange color palette is a gorgeous option. Use flowers like dahlias, zinnias, nasturtium, goldenrod, and other wildflowers for a farm-to-table vibe—beer growler table number optional!
Bare wood table with greenery runner centerpiece
If you're having long banquet tables at your reception, you can easily recreate this simple rustic wedding centerpiece with lush garlands made of eucalyptus or other greenery. White pillar candles will give the tablescape a romantic element, especially after the sun goes down.
Rustic wedding centerpiece with burlap runner
A burlap table runner will instantly bring rustic style to your centerpiece, so you can balance it out with floral arrangements that are slightly more traditional. Low, loose arrangements in ceramic pots straddle the line between classic and laid-back.
Simple wedding centerpiece with floating candles
In this case, less is definitely more. For a modern rustic wedding centerpiece, all you need is a trio of candlesticks (we recommend wood or brass) and vases with floating candles. Add a few touches of greenery to complete the look.
Summer wedding centerpiece with lemons
A bright yellow and purple color palette is super cheerful for a summer wedding—and you have plenty of options when it comes to flowers, such as roses, peonies, ranunculus, sweet peas, hydrangeas, lilacs, and more. Add baskets of fresh lemons to your centerpieces for a country-chic vibe.
Pink and purple wedding centerpiece
This two-tone floral arrangement would look beautiful at a spring, summer, or fall wedding. The asymmetrical design gives the centerpiece a laid-back look, as if you just picked the flowers from the garden.
Budget-friendly rustic wedding centerpiece
Looking for rustic wedding centerpieces that won't break the bank? Keep your flowers simple, like these white hydrangeas, and round out the design with other details, such as mercury glass votives, salvaged wooden slabs, and vintage glass jars.
Fall wedding centerpiece with pumpkins
This dreamy setup would look gorgeous at a fall wedding if you need a statement centerpiece for a welcome table. Look for pumpkins or gourds in pale orange and white tones (or paint them yourself) and then add twinkling lights or candles for a romantic glow.
Wedding centerpiece with chalkboard table numbers
Don't forget the table numbers when it comes to your rustic wedding centerpieces. Miniature chalkboard easels are a cute, vintage-inspired detail for a barn or farm wedding.
Rustic wedding centerpiece with dried flowers
Dried flower centerpieces are perfect for creating a trendy, boho-chic look, but they also work for rustic themes, too. Pair fresh flowers with accents like pampas grass, lunaria, and bleached greenery to recreate this design.
Fresh lavender wedding centerpiece
These rustic wedding centerpieces will fill your wedding venue with a fresh, natural fragrance. Arrange bunches of lavender in mason jars and wooden crates for an easy but beautiful design.
Rustic wedding centerpiece with lantern
Vintage-style hurricane lanterns will fight right in with the aesthetic at a barn, farm, or other rustic wedding venue. These decorative pieces are a stylish alternative if you don't want wedding centerpieces with flowers—just add candles and you're finished!
Rustic wedding centerpiece with taper candles
Achieve a bohemian-meets-rustic look by adding plenty of fresh greenery to your tablescapes. Brass vessels, taper candles, colored glassware, and succulents will bring the eclectic setup full-circle.
Calligraphy on wooden wedding table number
Adding wooden details, such as calligraphy table numbers, will give your centerpieces an outdoorsy, earthy look. Balance them out with romantic flower arrangements filled with pink and red roses.
Purple rustic wedding centerpiece
Instead of one large centerpiece, spread your flowers out across the table using bud vases and other assorted vessels. We love this monochromatic purple color palette, but this rustic wedding centerpiece idea would look just as cute with a multicolor or ombré design.
Framed greenery wedding table numbers
If your rustic-themed wedding is taking place during winter, you can use seasonal greenery to enhance your centerpieces and decor. Pressed evergreen branches add a festive touch to a winter centerpiece.
Rustic beach wedding centerpiece
For a rustic-meets-beachy wedding, you can showcase both styles in your centerpieces by using driftwood, succulents, air plants, moss, and even macramé details.
Mix-and-match bottle wedding centerpiece
If you love thrift shopping, consider this rustic wedding centerpiece idea another opportunity to tap into your treasure hunting skills. Vintage bottles and vases are a fun (and sustainable) way to showcase flowers and greenery on your tabletops.
Shabby chic centerpiece with gold leaves
How perfect would this blush and gold setup be for a shabby chic wedding? The painted leaves are easy to replicate as a finishing touch, but they make all the difference.
Earthy green and blue wedding centerpiece
A cobalt blue and green color palette feels outdoorsy and pastoral when paired with wooden elements, gold details, and crisp white flowers. This look is perfect for the couple who wants a subtle rustic feel that's also a little bit classic.
Glass bottle table numbers
This rustic chic centerpiece would be fitting for anyone getting married at a vineyard. Use empty latch-top bottles or carafes to display your table numbers for a laid-back yet stylish effect.
Wedding centerpiece with logs
If you're having long banquet tables, create a unique centerpiece by using logs and wooden pieces in assorted heights. We're loving the mismatched look of this cool three-dimensional setup! Add taper candles and flowers to incorporate a dose of color, and don't worry about the finished product being completely perfect.
Lace wedding table runner
Burlap table runners are a rustic wedding staple, but they're not the only option. A lace runner is elegant while creating a vintage-inspired look that you can accent with rustic pieces, like dark wood tables, cross-back chairs, and vintage gold flatware.
Wedding centerpiece with vegetables
If you're dreaming of a farm-to-table rustic wedding, skip the usual floral centerpieces and use produce to decorate your tables instead! This idea is creative and eco-friendly, and we're betting that your guests haven't seen anything like it before. Mix in a few wildflowers and herbs for the finished look.
Centerpiece with extra-long fabric table runner
Long, flowing runners are the modern way to do wedding table linens. For a country chic aesthetic, skip the tablecloth to show off a weathered wood table and accent it with a soft runner, oversized centerpiece, and slotted chairs. A pitcher of Southern-style lemonade doesn't hurt, either.
Wedding centerpiece with fresh greenery garland
Sometimes, less really is more! This simple tablescape featuring a long greenery garland is effortlessly romantic for a rustic wedding. The key to nailing this type of centerpiece is to leave it intentionally undone with mismatched candles and no tablecloth.
Rustic wedding centerpieces in copper compotes
This trio of compote arrangements is stylish and classic with understated rustic vibes. Instead of silver or gold, opt for copper vessels in your rustic wedding centerpieces to create a truly eye-catching effect.
Wedding centerpiece with taper candles
A row of symmetrical taper candles is one of the most straightforward rustic wedding centerpieces we've seen, but we're crushing on this minimalist-inspired design. Tie everything together by incorporating glassware or other accents in the same color as the candles you choose. These marigold yellow glasses contrast beautifully with the dark wood.
Wedding centerpiece in square trough
Swap glass or metal vessels for wooden troughs to instantly bring a rustic look to your wedding centerpieces. Table names written on miniature pennant flags are a cute, playful addition.
Rustic wedding centerpiece with antlers
Behold: our favorite rustic wedding centerpiece for fall weddings. A collection of antlers, miniature pumpkins, and succulents is boho-meets-rustic. The best part about using collected objects is that each centerpiece will be one of a kind.