The number of options for wedding décor is truly endless. From nailing down how to dress up your altar to decorating your cake table for the occasion, there are plenty of decisions to make. Another major component of your reception’s décor? Centerpieces.
If you’re looking to add a bold pop of texture or color to your reception tables, a tall centerpiece may be the best fit for your big day. Incorporating height is one of the simplest ways to add drama to a space and to really make a statement. And there's certainly an option to fit any wedding aesthetic.
Think tall centerpieces are the perfect addition to your wedding? Read on for 18 of our favorite ideas to add height.
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This display proves that you can certainly feature tall centerpieces with a minimalist approach. Opt for a tall, sleek gold stand with a few floral pops to finish the look.
Candles and Florals
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Candles are extremely romantic on reception tables, but this tall display takes it to a new level. We love the way candle holders are placed on a stand and surrounded with greenery and blooms for a stunning setup.
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Don't be afraid to look to other options than your typical floral centerpieces. By utilizing cherry blossom branches, you can add dramatic height with a pop of white or pink from beautiful, fragrant blossoms.
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Want exceptionally tall centerpieces? Who says you can't add trees to the mix. Wisteria trees feature white drooping blooms for the perfect romantic touch.
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Don't want to go overboard on florals? You don't have to! Look to tall candlesticks paired with long-stemmed blooms for a minimalistic choice.
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A beautiful, natural way to incorporate height? Look to citrus trees. These small potted trees are a great way to add a pop of color to your dinner décor.
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Go big and bold with a floral bridge. This unique structure towered high over a reception table, with plenty of textured blooms and sprigs of greenery for a dramatic look.
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When it comes to tall floral centerpieces, the structure is just as important as the blooms. Opt for a unique design, such as this whimsical gold stand paired with an overflowing arrangement.
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Not only are olive branches a symbol of peace and goodwill, but they also bring a beautiful touch to a reception table. Incorporate tall olive branches in a crystal clear vase for a lovely display.
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Stick to classic white roses, with a unique touch. These round arrangements made up of baby's breath and white roses elevate timeless blooms in a new, exciting way.
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Add height and interest with your choice of candle holders. A unique candelabra with a hint of a vintage vibe is sure to make a statement.
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Ready to bring the drama? A fall celebration calls for a tall gold stand decked out in autumn-hued blooms. We love the moody color palette of this centerpiece as it makes a statement amongst its venue backdrop.
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A mixture of hydrangeas and roses in pink and white is entirely timeless. Add just a touch of height by incorporating a taller vase for a bold romantic look.
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Pampas grass can certainly make a statement in any form. But incorporated into a centerpiece with a tall stand? It draws that much more attention to the table.
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Create a magical display with natural elements. By adding tall centerpieces of textured greenery, you can create a canopy as the perfect complement to an alfresco meal.
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Planning a fall celebration? Use seasonal blooms and branches to add height! These stunning arrangements complete with lunaria and autumn leaves certainly commanded attention in a large space.
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Add tall elements to the mix but use greenery to make the entire design flow. This display utilized tall gold candle holders paired with sprawling greenery for a stunning reception table.
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Tall centerpieces don't always have to hover over the entire table. You can opt for tall elements such as tapered candles and branches to pair with other textured accents to create an interesting display featuring multiple heights.