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Succulent Jar Centerpiece - hand holding finished jarAt my wedding venue, there will be a couple of tall, small round bar tables outside. Since the tables are on the smaller side - I need the centerpiece to be smaller and sturdy. Here is what I came up with.

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What I planned ahead to save/used:

  • Saved any sized jar (I save my jars from pasta sauces, olive, kim chi, any food item that comes in glass jar or you could purchase mason jars for this project if you do not have any on hand.)

  • Save toilet paper or paper towel rolls in advance. (I needed paper towel rolls, for the height of my jar, but it depends on the height of your jar.)

  • Ribbon of your choice (I had a bunch saved and it matched my color theme)

  • Soil/succulent cuttings (I already have these in my backyard so they were essentially free)

  • The only item I had to buy were white rocks which were very inexpensive from Dollar Tree for $1 each!
I talked about tips on how to get succulents if you don't have any here: succulents

Total Time: 25 minutes

Supplies:

Succulent Jar Centerpiece - supplies
 

Steps:

  1. Place paper towel roll into the jar and cut to size at the rim.
  2. Succulent Jar Centerpiece - place paper towel roll in jar and determine height needed
     
    Succulent Jar Centerpiece - trimmed to fit
     
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  3. Place your choice of rocks (I used small white rocks from Dollar Tree) all around paper towel roll.
  4. Succulent Jar Centerpiece - add rocks around the tube
     
    Succulent Jar Centerpiece - fill with rocks to the top
     
    Succulent Jar Centerpiece - looking down
     
  5. Add soil into the center of the paper towel roll.
  6. Succulent Jar Centerpiece - soil added to the tube
     
  7. Start adding your succulent assortment to create your arrangement. You can use a chopstick to assist with the planting.
  8. Succulent Jar Centerpiece - first succulent
     
    Succulent Jar Centerpiece - continuing to add succulents
     
    Succulent Jar Centerpiece - arrangement complete
     
  9. For finishing touches, tie a bow.
  10. Succulent Jar Centerpiece - ribbon for a bow around the base of the jar
     
    Succulent Jar Centerpiece - bow tied around the middle of the jar
     
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  11. Your succulent jar centerpiece is complete. You can use this centerpiece for any occasion - engagement party, wedding, bridal party, gender reveal party, birthday, to give as a gift, and so forth!
  12. Succulent Jar Centerpiece - finished jar, filled with white rocks, rosette type succulents in different colors, and tied with a white and green patterned ribbon
     

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