Beautiful center pieces or just around the house- rocks, flower of your choice (maybe string it to a rock by the stem so it doesn't float) in a vase, fill with water, add small candle and voila-on the mantle?
Outdoor lighting idea from Martha Stewart -gather clear apothecary bottles and fill them with lamp oil and wicks. Arrange the bottles under a large glass hurricane jar for protection and place on a sturdy glass cake stand.
Do it yourself wedding projects are more popular than ever these days. Whether the bride is trying to work within a tight budget or simply wants to put her personal stamp on her reception, many are opting to craft their own wedding centerpieces.