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9 Book Themed Wedding Centerpieces

Not just flowers anymore, many couples are mixing books into their wedding centerpieces for a nerdy twist on tradition. Here are 9 different centerpiece ideas to inspire book lovers and couples who just want to steer clear of temperamental flowers.


Top Image: Geek Themed Centerpiece showcase books from your favorite fandom i.e Harry Potter for a personal touch. Photographer Rachel McCauley for Beckie and Patrick’s ”A Vintage Book Themed Wedding With A Geeky Twist“.

Image #1: Sculptural Centerpiece origami your way into some unique centerpieces made simply out of book pages. Cut a hole in your books and place a small vase for your succulents to sit. Made by BookBW on Etsy.

Image #2: Succulent Centerpiece these little guys are perfect for book centerpieces as they will last for days with little to no water. Simply spray them with a spray bottle if they need refreshing. Photographer Justin Michau for “DIY barn wedding: Sarah and John” on 100 Layer Cake.

Image #3: Moss Centerpiece also a great idea for book centerpieces as they also require little to no water to last for days and if your worried try using preserved moss. Photographer Sweet Monday Photography on Style Me Pretty.

Image #4: Table Number Centerpiece quick and simple just tie together with twine and add a piece of paper or mini chalkboard table number. Photographer Kate Robinson Photography on Style Me Pretty.

Image #5: Folded Art Centerpiece these unique books of art will give your guests something to talk about. Made by LucianaFrigerio on Etsy

Image #6: Initials Centerpiece This may look expensive but all you really need are some old books and wooden initials you can find at any craft store. Photo from Brides.

Image #7: Floral Centerpiece a beautiful arrangement that should be set up on day of to keep from drying out and getting water all over your books. Cut a hole in your books and place a small vase for water but be careful not to spill. Photographer Jaclyn Simpson on Style Me Pretty

Image #8: Hidden Photo Centerpiece share memorable photos of bride and groom dating or growing up guests will love them. Photographer Casey Mullins