Modern Centerpiece Inspiration


Photos: Real Life Weddings; Pen Carlson Photographye

Tall centerpiece arrangements of peonies and roses might work well in a ballroom setting, but a more intimate venue, like a restaurant or art gallery, calls for small-scale arrangements.

Left: For Jennifer and Johnathan's wedding at the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, event designers from Flora incorporated alliums along with clusters of vanda orchids in the arrangements. View more photos from Jennifer and Jonathan's wedding here.

Right: Jean and Bong were wed at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL. Kara Hillier of Botanicals created arrangements of green cymbidium orchids, fuchsia cattleya orchids, orange mokara and butterfly vine. View more photos from Jean and Bong's wedding here.

Click here to view more Chicago real weddings or view more centerpiece ideas in our Flowers Gallery. —Allison Bean

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