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DIY Lemon Centerpiece

Posted March 28, 2012 | 6 Comments

When life hands you lemons, make a centerpiece! Perfect for spring and summer weddings, this DIY lemon centerpiece features pretty yellow roses, white hydrangeas, and lemons. And, it’s easy to do it yourself! Read on to find out more…

diy lemon centerpiece

photo credit: leila brewster photography, styled by true event via style me pretty

DIY Lemon Centerpiece

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- 6″ glass vases (square looks best)
- lemons (real or fake)
- bouquets of artificial white hydrangeas and yellow roses

In lieu of hydrangeas and yellow roses, you may use any flower you wish – daisies would look pretty, too!

Simply add the lemons to your vase; add flowers. Cut the stems short; place in vase. And there you have it… an easy, ready-for-spring DIY lemon centerpiece you can craft in an afternoon. Lovely!

You can also use real lemons and cut to reveal the slices, like so:

diy lemon centerpiece

centerpiece via mammalicious finds

This vase (above) was created by placing a smaller vase inside a larger one. Slice lemons, limes, or oranges and place between the two vases until you reach the top; then, fill the smaller vase with water and place in a bouquet. Voila!

Here’s another favorite which uses mason jars and sliced lemons:

photo credit: brittany janelle photography

Don’t forget to serve up freshly squeezed lemonade to guests! Yum! We spotted this mason jar lemonade via adelyn stone (from Brides.com) and we love the unique daisy cut mason jar lids.

lemonade in mason jars

via adelyn stone via brides.com

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Happy Planning!


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6 Responses to “DIY Lemon Centerpiece”

  1. Hannah
    August 22nd, 2012 @ 9:12 am

    How long is this centerpiece good to keep out for if you use real lemons? Thx!

  2. Emma@EmmalineBride
    August 22nd, 2012 @ 1:09 pm

    Hi Hannah,
    I’d prepare it the night before and keep refrigerated OR prepare the centerpieces the day-of, just to be safe!

    Hope it helps!

  3. Abi S.
    May 27th, 2013 @ 8:03 pm

    I really love the mason jar and lemon flower centerpiece..what are the little white flowers in them?

  4. Emma | Emmaline Bride
    September 28th, 2013 @ 7:20 pm

    Hi Coral! You can actually buy them fresh in bulk from Amazon http://tinyurl.com/bulk-lemons – Hope it helps!

  5. seekgrab.com
    March 16th, 2014 @ 11:14 pm

    Great centre decoration for outdoors, in a beer garden or just out your garden during the summer months! Thanks for the creativity! Super stuff!

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