I love using picture centerpieces as table decorations for any major celebration - a birthday, wedding or anniversary party.. It’s so much fun to see how much the people have changed over the years.
I’ve found some amazing (and easy) ways to incorporate photos as centerpieces. They’re great to use whether you’re having a party or a dinner.
DIY Illuminated Frames
I love the look of these photo frames! You can buy inexpensive frames from Michael’s or Ikea – if you’d like, you can spray-paint them to match your color scheme.
The pictures themselves are printed on vellum paper, which can also be bought at your local craft store.
Tape the frames together, add a tea light, and you’ve got a lovely centerpiece.
You can find the complete directions here.
DIY Floral Photo Centerpiece
Mason Jar Photo Centerpiece
I found this charming decoration on Pinterest. These would be great table centerpieces using photos for a casual dinner or party.
Unfortunately, there aren’t any instructions, but this looks pretty straight forward. Just add your favorite photos to mason jars.
They added silk flowers, but I think if you wanted to use real flowers you would just need to put an inner container inside the mason jar to keep the pictures from getting wet.
Hat Box Photo Centerpieces
Hatboxes make beautiful decorations for a woman’s party, and they’re actually easy to find at craft stores such as Michaels or Hobby Lobby.
Choose boxes of different heights and coordinating colors to add interest. I love how they added pictures in different styles of frames. You could even tape pictures directly onto the hat boxes if you’d like.
You can see this and more 80th birthday ideas at Birthday Owner.
Faux Cake Photo Decoration
Cork and Candlestick Photo Holders
DIY Tea Party Photo Holders
Another fun find on Pinterest! What a charming idea for a tea party!
She’s repurposing old tea cup lids as name tag holders, but I think these would be adorable as photo holders as well.
Just twist wire (I’d probably look for white wire to blend in a bit more) around the handle and add a photo. Check flea markets or maybe eBay for vintage tea pots.
Place Card Photo Holders
DIY Mason Jar Photo Vase