Next Up

11 Creative DIY Centerpieces

Use a mix of flea-market finds, fresh fruit, veggies and even candy (yes, candy!) to create show-stopping centerpieces that won't break your budget.
1 / 11

Think Beyond the Florist

Do-it-yourself centerpieces can be fun and playful, subtle and sophisticated or rustic and raw. Each of these arrangements were made for $12 or less using flowers, food and creative containers purchased on the cheap.   

More photos after this Ad

2 / 11

Springtime Serving Vessels

No vase on hand? No problem! Everyday items like a glass pitcher are a great stand-in. Add an assortment of colorful flowers then drop in a few lemon and lime slices for an added punch of color.  

More photos after this Ad

3 / 11

Flowers for Free

Grab some shears and head outdoors to create a wildflower centerpiece. Match the flowers' earthy look with a simple rustic container, like a galvanized metal bucket or old wooden crate.  

More photos after this Ad

4 / 11

Repurpose Old Paint Cans

Don't toss that old paint can, instead put it to work as a colorful container for a cheery centerpiece. Just be sure to place the flowers in a vase before setting the arrangement in the paint can to prevent any of the chemicals in the paint from leaching into the water.  

More photos after this Ad