Let your guests take home your un-needed thrifted vases as favors #Favors & Flowers#centerpiece#diy centerpiece#steal-this-idea#wedding favors Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Jun 12 2012) Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin I know a lot of you have been thrifting for vases and jars to fill with flowers for your DIYed wedding centerpieces. If you don't feel like you want to lug all that glassware back home, you can do what Offbeat Bride Sabrina did and encourage guests to take their favorites home. All you need to do is inform guests of their nifty favor choices with a framed sign, and everyone's happy — and you have less stuff to carry home. Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS Michelle & Adric's adventure in ancient ruins wedding NEXT A DIYed pocket-tastic wedding invitation Show/Hide comments [ 6 ] Thank you so much for this!! I was so worried that people would walk off with some of my favorites and was trying to think of a cute way other than putting 20 vases at the sweetheart table LOL. Reply What a great idea! Your vase collection is awesome and I'm sure a lot of the guests were thrilled to take home something so unique. Our thrift-store vases weren't as cool as yours. We actually sold the vases and decorative glass stones as a "set" on Craigslist after the wedding, using a few of the wedding pics to demonstrate how we had used them. Another engaged couple bought them for about half of what we had spent on it all. I was shocked at how quickly the set sold. Reply Where did you get that awesome frame? Reply They're Ikea Tolsby frames, 2 for a buck. I've been thinking about using them for signage, myself. "Here's the guest book," "here's where the cards go," "please don't vomit here," etc etc. Reply Thank you for this. I collected 60 vases and jars from thrift stores and garage sales for my centerpieces. I WANT my guests to take them home, but a few I've become attached to because of their beautiful shapes. This is a great idea to let guests know they can take centerpieces home, but no wait not that one! Reply I did this at our wedding! I thrifted blue, white and clear glass vases from the moment we got engaged. They looked great at the tables but very few people read the *giant* notes that said, "For You" on the vases or the notes in the programs and now I have a ton of thrifted vases. LOL 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.