Wedding Flowers – What to Use as a Vase

17 Apr

We’ve been planning to use my old blue ball jars for our wedding for some time now – but I knew I couldn’t just throw them on the table and hope that they work out.

I put together 2 options — using the same ranunculus bouquet from Trader Joe’s.

Option 1: ranunculus in the blue quart Ball jar. If I go this route, I’m going to have to work with stem lengths, I think I’ll have to trim them down so the heads are closer to the mouth of the jar.

ranunculus_balljar

Option 2: I have a bunch of these laying around — I thought they’d look fabulous with a ribbon tied around them, and the flowers. Again, I’d have to play around with the height of the stems before the actual wedding.

ranunculus_pom

Or maybe I should pull them apart and go with a more sparse look, a la Martha Stewart.

ranunculus_martha

Either way, I’ve got to figure it out soon — the wedding is less than 30 days away!

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4 Responses to “Wedding Flowers – What to Use as a Vase”

  1. Laura Ivanova April 17, 2009 at 9:45 am #

    Oooh…those ranunculus just make me swoon! Love them. You’ve got two beautiful options. I definitely think the blue jars are more unique, but I guess it depends on how it all coordinates with the other elements you have planned.

  2. A April 17, 2009 at 1:18 pm #

    I prefer the blue because I think it’s unexpected and really cute, and *just a tiny bit* looser. They both look great, though!

  3. Paige April 20, 2009 at 6:58 am #

    Blue jars definitely. i agree that it’s more unique!

    Wow, your wedding is in less than 30 days? I have been following your blog since you got engaged! Will you still be blogging or start a new site?

  4. Stephanie April 26, 2009 at 1:00 pm #

    I also vote for the blue jars, but I’m sure whatever you end up using will look great!

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