Do you need rustic wedding centerpiece ideas? We’ve found inspiration for round tables, long tables, on a budget, with wood slices, and more! Read on to see which decorations made our list!
If you need centerpieces for wedding reception tables, you’ve come to the right place! We’re rounding up a list of the best rustic centerpieces with lanterns, for round tables, long tables, DIY ideas, centerpieces with mason jars, and so much more. These finds are easy to shop on Etsy, all handmade by independent sellers (yay, shop small!)
While you’re busy browsing, don’t forget to take note of extras to decorate the space: gauze table runners will add texture and a pop of color. Lace is always a great idea, particularly when you drape it over the sweetheart table like this.
If you’re placing rustic wedding centerpieces on tables — whether round or long — you may want to buy burlap and moss in bulk to save money. Both will bring a hint of the outdoors inside and won’t cost a lot to do so.
We’ve rounded up rustic wedding centerpieces all in one place so you can find them easily and start dreaming about your romantic barn or farmhouse reception. From wood lanterns to mason jar centerpieces, you’ll everything you need for perfect wedding table decorations.
These centerpiece ideas include ideas with mason jars, lace and twine wrapped jars, macrame accents, unique log candle holders, birch, with wood slices, and so much more. They will work well with wedding tables that are round or long; big weddings or small! If you’re not sure where to start and how to get the inspiration moving, THIS is what you need to get going! I’m dreaming about decorating my house with some of these rustic wedding centerpieces, like the lanterns shown in #1 — they’re my favorite!
Rustic Style Centerpieces for Wedding Tables
My favorite way to decorate kicks off the list: centerpieces with lanterns! Adding candlelight to your space always adds a warm and romantic vibe.
For a romantic alternative to wedding flower centerpieces, use lanterns instead! You’ll love the glow of candlelight all night long, which will create a warm and cozy space. By AlloraSpritz.
2. Stack of Books
For a wedding centerpiece that is both vintage and rustic, this stack of books wrapped in elegant lace and accented with faux flowers is a unique choice. This is a perfect centerpiece idea for book themed weddings. By BooksandTimbers. (See these used in a Real Wedding here!)
3. Whiskey Stave
This unique wood whiskey stave candle holder is one of the best rustic wedding centerpieces we’ve seen yet! To top it off, you’ll love to reuse it at home post-wedding. By ShopALittleBitOfThis.
4. Rustic Pampas Grass Arrangements
5. Dried Botanical Centerpieces
Prefer flowers? Go with these pre-made botanical flower arrangements for your rustic reception! By PampasDesignCo.
6. Wood Slices
Add these wood slices to instantly turn any round or long table into a picture-perfect wedding day centerpiece. Add a vase of your favorite flowers or succulents, a lantern or hurricane with a candle inside. By RusticWoodSlices.
7. Painted Mason Jars
Painted mason jars are one of the most beloved rustic wedding centerpieces. These can also be used as your table numbers. By JarfulHouse.
8. Wood Tree Centerpieces
Make a wish! These wooden wish tree centerpieces can double as guest books for your wedding. Add charms to the trees, provided by the same shop; guests take an ornament charm and leave a handwritten hang-tag of marriage wishes for the happy couple! These rustic wedding centerpieces can be painted any color or finish of your choice to complement any decor. By SimplyMadWeddings.
9. Carved Birch Wedding Vases
Show off your carved initials in these beautiful birch-wrapped vase boxes. These are perfect for your favorite bouquet of flowers. By TheLittleRusticFarm.
10. Mason Jar Holders
These mason jar holders sit on painted or stained wood and look elegant with a bold bouquet of flowers. By FleurStudiosCo.
11. Log Candle Holders
Add charming rustic decorations to your wedding tables with these real log candle holders. They’re a perfect size and can fit tea light candles inside; choose long-burning candles so you won’t need to relight them throughout the reception. By Placecard Holder Shop.
12. Wood Planter Boxes for Wedding Flower Centerpieces
Planning to use flowers? Place them inside these rustic wood planter boxes, personalized with your initials and wedding date. I love this style for rustic wedding centerpieces! By SusiesWoodShop.
If you prefer a personalized option, check out these wood boxes by Red Heart Creations as another beautiful option.
13. Farmhouse Wedding Centerpieces
What goes great with a farmhouse wedding? Mason jar centerpieces! These rustic centerpiece ideas are available in a variety of styles, as shown below. Add flowers to make them vases or add candles to turn them into lanterns. These painted jars are by SprinkledandPainted.
Or use these charming macrame jar hangers to decorate your favorite mason jars and fill them with flowers. Easy, peasy — and super cute! By CottonandTreeHome.
14. Light Up Mason Jars
Add fairy lights to mason jars to create this romantic and eye-catching centerpiece display. Lights are LED and run on batteries, so you won’t need to worry about plugging them in at your wedding reception. By ElectricCrowns.
P.S. If you haven’t seen this easy DIY project yet, read this post on floating candle centerpieces!
15. Burlap and Lace Wrapped Bottles
These simple wedding centerpieces look lovely for barn weddings: bottles are wrapped in burlap, lace, and twine for a complete rustic-inspired look. By Sabihup.
16. Wood Candle Pedestal
You can also accent your centerpieces with this faux eucalyptus to add color and texture to your tables. By TheBridesBouquet.
17. Thick Rustic Wedding Centerpieces from Tree Slices
These are amazingly thick, textured, and eye-catching! Add anything you’d like to the tops of them: jars, bottles, vases, etc. to complete the look. By RuggedOakk.
For an alternate style, check out these slices by RusticWoodSlices. These are perfect for displaying faux succulent wedding centerpieces.
18. Velvet Pumpkins
For fall, these velvet pumpkins are a huge trend: couples are loving them as rustic wedding centerpieces, entry table decorations, and more! Choose any colors you like; for centerpieces, we recommend placing three at each table, as shown in the example below. By YourHeartsContent.
19. Lamb’s Ear Mini Wreath Centerpieces
Ohh, I love the way this faux lamb’s ear looks paired with a pillar candle. These are charming + easy diy wedding centerpieces that will look beautiful on your wedding tables. Use LED pillar candles (you can buy them here in bulk) and set them for the entire night. No need to worry about open flames (some venues prohibit it) and you will admire them flickering all night long! By SCVentures.
20. Rustic Hexagon Centerpiece
For a truly unique look, you’ll love these wooden hexagons accented with a candle holder inside. By SpruceValleyCo.
If you need LED candles for any of the centerpieces shown here, I always buy this brand for weddings.
And there you have it: beautiful, rustic, woodsy decorations for your wedding centerpieces! Which style do you love most? Tell us in the comments section!