Fresh flowers are beautiful yet expensive. They can’t be stored for long, so the majority of them end up in the trash after the party. For your next big event whether it be a bar mitzvah luncheon, baby shower or wedding reception, think outside the box for table centerpieces.
From ostrich to peacock to pheasant feathers, aviary plumes make colorful exotic centerpieces. One idea is to use a bouquet holder to make a feather bouquet. Place the handle inside a narrow vase. Drape the base of the vase with a small battery-operated light string. Tall fluffy feathers work best for this type of display as they form an umbrella shape up and over the sides of the vase. Another option is to place a handful of colorful feathers of different heights under a glass bell jar. Secure the ends in a floral frog wrapped in lace or burlap … Read the rest