Banksy-esque, street art-inspired, wedding centerpieces/table numbers #Decor DIY#centerpiece#diy centerpiece#non-floral centerpiece#table numbers Updated Mar 15 2021 (Posted Aug 7 2012) Guest post by Stevejust About time we got a DIY project from a self-identified Groomzilla! Check out Tribesman Stevejust's badass centerpieces. Our wedding had this sort of urban-eco theme going on. With street art. So we brought the streets to the wedding. In keeping with our invitations, guest book, and programs, this is what we came up with for the centerpieces. Here's a look at the behind-the-scenes construction: We laid out some cinder blocks. Next we stenciled a plum blossom from a card playing game called Hwatu (the Korean version of Hanafuda) that Audrey used to play with her mom as a child. We used a glittery spray paint called Cherry Blossom Bomb. It doesn't show up as well in the photos as it did in real life. On the back side of each cinder block center piece, we spray painted the stencil for each table number. To complete the project, we put lily grass in each of the holes in the center of the cinder blocks — to capture that sort of "patch of unburned green" that Bad Religion sang about in that song "Struck a Nerve." Then we added a single red heart balloon anchored to each block to echo the Banksy Balloon Girl theme that we used throughout the wedding. Related Post How to DIY your own tri-fold table card centerpieces Tribe member Maiasaura's ridiculously simple yet awesome tri-fold table card centerpiece tutorial. Take it away Laura! Here's how they looked in action: Guest post written by Stevejust I am the groomzilla. My fiance is a photographer (who doesn't really do weddings) and I'm a lawyer. http://tribe.offbeatbride.com/members/stevejust PREVIOUS Personalized wedding garland to fit your own brand of awesome NEXT Psyche & Legend's colorful queer Burner campout wedding Show/Hide comments [ 13 ] I really like it! It is simple but makes a statement, love it. I am personally not really a big fan on the floral centerpiece-thing (we are doing photos for our wedding), so I especally love this! Reply That looks super sharp! I think I can safely say I'd never thought to stencil cinder blocks for anything, let alone centerpieces. Rock on! Reply Gorgeous. Rough but elegant. Reply Yeaeah, so I think we need to see this wedding in all of its glorious entirety, pronto. I mean: WOW!! Reply We had a friend do the wedding photos. As soon as we get them, we will do a final run-down of the whole thing. We promise! Reply ohmygod that is the coolest thing ever! I am gonna pin the shit outta this…. Reply LOVE the street art centerpieces combined with the industrial feel of the whole space. feels very brooklynesque. Reply This is sooo amazing. What were the logistics like for table placement? I.e. who lifted the blocks- you, venue, a friend in construction, outside equipment? Reply The caterers did the heavy lifting. We had the man of honor and Steve's brothers lined up to do it, because we thought they'd balk at it (they were fairly heavy) but they did it while everyone else enjoyed themselves. Reply Wow, I absolutely LOVE this theme! modern + artistic combination. The balloons & napkins add the perfect touch. Reply h.o.l.y.f.u.c.k. Reply This is freaking awesome! having a steel and lace themed wedding so might just be stealing a bit of your work here sir. Reply Thats is definitely pushing the boundaries . really cool. Street art at a wedding wow. Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.