Great Ways to Use Tins at Your Wedding
Posted on 29 May 2015
Let's Talk About Tins
These tins look simply stunning filled with delicate Baby's Breath or Hydrangeas in pastel colours, or for a real wow factor try some larger blooms such as Tree Peonies. Fresh flowers look fab, however if you're looking for a more permanent fixture for the house, some good quality faux flowers are also a great option and can look surprisingly realistic. Many people over the years have mistaken our faux arrangements at Beyond Expectations for fresh and had to give them a feel to believe it!
Painted tins look fab and are sure to get your guests talking. Combine a few colours together (we think ivory, gold and copper looks great!) to create a simple yet chic, rustic table centrepiece. Add some character with a little hessian or jute string tied in a simple bow and wallah!
Using ribbon or string, tins can be hung from branches and beams or tied to pews/chairs along the aisle, and as the evening gets darker, how about filling a few of them with water and adding floating candles to light a path outdoors or simply add some warm candlelight to your venue.
Many brides are straying away from the traditional favours of sugared almonds or chocolates, so if you're looking for something a bit alternative using tins as planters is a brilliant idea. Succulent plants or herbs work really well. You could even attach a little luggage tag and use them as escort cards too!
But wait, there's more! Using pretty tins as cutlery or straw holders is a great idea for outdoor weddings or even at home for dinner parties and birthdays. Embellish with buttons, mini-bunting, fabric flowers or whatever you fancy!
Tins are such a handy, versatile and affordable decoration that fits right in with the rustic chic look and if you're thinking "Well, what am I going to do with all those tins afterwards?", give them to guests, plant some seeds, use them as pen pots, makeup brush holders or simply recycle them! The possibilities are endless.