Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor

Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor

One of the newer wedding trends, though I am pretty sure they’ve been around its just that they are becoming popular again, which I could not possibly crush any hard on, is suspended centerpieces and hanging wedding decor. Seriously I am mad about it and I love to see each new creative take, use of blooms, elements to mix in, hang from, you name it. We definitely come from a world where centerpieces typically have their feet firmly planted on the ground, I for one am thankful for this injection of newness.

Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging DecorWhy it is exactly that we are so captivated by these suspended centerpieces actually isn’t that hard to figure out. In my opinion it’s two fold. With anything suspended there is an immediate sense of whimsy. By hanging anything from blooms to frames to wheels, we remove all the elements that tie us to the ground and allow a certain kind of magic to take over, think Pan’s Labyrinth minus the weird shit…. Or maybe keep some of the weird stuff…. You get my point.

Secondly, and this is really just an off shoot of the first in truth, we just don’t see things suspended all too often in life. If we do encounter something suspended its typically an art installation, and there by the association elevates, pun intended I suppose. Therefore encountering hanging decor is an instant eye catch and conversation point. Whimsy, magic, romance, levity and joy encompass each installation. To say they work would be an understatement, they work damn well. The art of suspended centerpieces lays in the elements as well as at the hand of the designer, tweaking each to suit literally any given wedding, which is also a part of their allure. I’ve assembled a gallery of some of my favorites to share and get you inspired!

 

Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor

{Storyboard Wedding, Project Wedding}

Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor

{100 Layer Cake , Wedding Lovely}  

Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor

 

{Marigold and Mint} 

Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor

 

{Ruffled, Ruffled}  

Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor

{Cecila Fox, Unknown} 

Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor Why It Works Wednesday: Suspended Centerpieces & Hanging Decor

{Ruffled, Unknown}

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  1. Krisstin | On the Go Bride

    Love all these ideas! From the florals to the lights they are so pretty.

  2. Ariana - Hey Wedding Lady

    I LOVE hanging decor and these are all so fabulous!

  3. Lucretia Gresham

    Beautiful Ideas!!!!!!

  4. Occasions In Print

    I love this idea! It totally changes the room with the floral hanging instead of atop the table.

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