Trendspotting: Northern California

Floating Florals

The Idea: For a simple yet stunning centerpiece, submerge a few stems of your favorite flower inside a cylinder glass vase filled with water. For Jenson Wong and Jinny Ko's Hawaii destination wedding in January, Bay Area wedding planner Lora Horvath anchored single stems of phalaenopsis orchids with black pebbles inside vases, and then topped them with floating candles, which provided a gorgeous glow inside the outdoor tent once the sun set.

Why We Love It: No less impressive than vases overflowing with flowers, these centerpieces are perfect for an elegant, modern wedding—and easy to make yourself!

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