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Elevated Centerpiece

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An elevated centerpiece is a glamorous addition to your wedding or special event. The beautiful cascading flowers, ribbons and pearls are high above the seated guests allowing conversation and creating an elegant canopy of flowers throughout the event!


  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
    4” Ball
  • Tower Vase
  • Glass Crystals
  • Permanent Viburnum
  • Permanent Foliage
  • Permanent Ivory Flowers
  • Baby’s Breath
  • Long Pearl Sprays
  • Sheer Ribbons
  • 5/8” Wood Dowel (28” long)
  • Low Temp Glue Gun

  1. Cut the dowel at a 45 degree  angle to approximately 28” long.
  2. Glue the dowel centered into the 4” white ball.
  3. Option: Paint the wooden dowel with ivory paint, let dry. Or apply glitter glue and glitter.
  4. Place dowel into a tower vase with 2 permanent Viburnum stems that have been bent at a 45% angle downward.
  5. *Helpful Hint: Since this design is white and ivory there is no need to cover the ball. Allowing the white sparkle of the Styrofoam® to show will enhance the overall design. elevatedcenterpeice2Add crystals to the vase, to secure the stems, add weight to the vase and create interest and texture at the base of the vase. Cut permanent foliage to appropriate length and secure stems into the foam ball base.
  6. Cut permanent flowers to length and add to the foam ball creating an elongated cascading centerpiece shape; fill in around arrangement with Baby’s Breath.
  7. Add the Pearl Sprays and Ribbon to your arrangement. Allow the Pearl Sprays and Ribbon to cascade from the arrangement. Cut the ribbons to the desired lengths, use a wood pick to insert one end of the ribbons into the ball, weave the ribbon through the arrangement and let the tail hang free.


  1. dianne
    Posted August 28, 2010 at 9:53 am

    i love this center i would to order the flowers and everything i need for a wedding

  2. Pamm Huether
    Posted August 30, 2010 at 7:57 am

    Thank you for visiting Design It: Flowers. We enjoy hearing what projects our readers enjoy. All of the items listed in the projects are available at craft stores, such as JoAnn’s, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, and many independent craft stores.

    We hope you will visit again for floral ideas. We’d love for you to share photos of your creations at

  3. Posted March 9, 2014 at 11:22 pm

    I saw several floral arrangements that I would love to try on a few wedding ideas I have coming up. Thank you for sharing.

  4. Doris Jones
    Posted April 6, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    I like some of your ideals especially your wedding ideals, plan on making a couple of them for a wedding April 19.

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