Does anyone know where I can find cheap, tall (10+ inches), clear, bud vases with a 1 inch wide opening? I need about 30 of them to use as a part of my centerpieces.
I did a spaghetti dinner fundrasier and used bud vase for the tables. I found SO many at goodwill and thrift stores for 10-25 cents!
Visit your local thrift stores...these are usually sitting there by dozens. If you don't need all 30 right away and if you can catch them at the right time, they will usually mark stuff down just to move them out. People usually go to walmart and buy them new for right around $1 without thinking of checking out the thrift stores...then they are the first thing people get rid of when they de-clutter their homes.
Check with the various dollar stores in your area. I've seen some really nice clear glass bud vases as well as the clear glass vinegar and oil cruets in several of our Orlando dollar stores. Even
Best of Luck to you,
Julia in Orlando, FL
Try a restaurant supply store they often ship by the case but have tabletop pieces as little as 50 cents/$1.00 a piece (including bud vases and water goblets). Try www.instawares.com/
Try Party city, I just bought some for my daughter's shower.
Hey...saw this and thought I'd pass along an online store that I found..they have them by the case for $1 each or with a prettier bottom for like $1.60ish each. Just FYI..they were out of stock and sent me an email saying that they wouldn't be back in until late October. I'm looking for my wedding too! Lemme know if you find something cheaper than that..
I'm in the UK, so I can't recommend a shop for you, but for several weddings, we used small, green (yes, I know you want clear) water bottles, just a simple shape. Is there something you could buy that comes in suitable bottles? Just a thought.
I found some on orientialtradingcompany.com for about a dollar a piece.
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I am getting married and my colors are champagne and mocha. I was thinking about square vases filled with coffee beans and off-white flowers. Does anyone know where I can find 5 inch vases for a reasonable price?
By Shon from AL
Here are some at the target website that are about $4.54 each. It is 6.7 inches. Hope it works.
Check out the dollar stores in your area. They don't all carry the same inventory so look around.
1) Do you have a Michaels crafts store in your area? I got mine there,
2) Scour the thrift stores/ swap meets/ yard sales in your area if you want to find a bargain! They may not all "match" exactly, but there's a beauty in that also.
What about a simple tall glass (like an iced tea glass) that you could rent from the caterer or a catering company? Then you don't have to "get rid" of them at the end of the evening, the caterer will!
Square vases are often expensive. You could try sites like Kijji or craigslist or freecycle, or whatever they give away. And yard-sale sites are called in your area. I would also try yard sales.
For something 5 inches tall, glasses might be a less expensive alternative, if money is an issue.
Or what about rose bowls? I know that they are quite common, and you may be looking for something different, but you should be able to get a bunch of rose-bowls at garage sales for less than $1 each -- I'd shop for 25 cent ones!
The coffee bean and white flower idea sounds lovely.
Check out dollartree.com I'm using a lot of items from here. Cases of vases (usually 12 to a case) are only $12! They do have square vases last I checked. :)
Try checking a store called Oldtimepottery. I don't know where you live, but they are in the Midwestern section of the country, Ohio, PA and surrounding area.
I'm looking for used Tower Vases to use as centerpieces for November 2007 wedding.
I am a home base florist with weddings being my hobbie. When I need vase's I go on line to
www.flowersandsupplies.com they have them from 24in 6.75 and 28in. 9.35 best price I have found... good luck and if you need advise give me a a haller:)
Try dollar stores. They usually have a terrific selection. good luck.
I am in need of clear vases, cylinder shape of all different sizes. I need about 50 of them. If you have them, or know someone or a website. Please let me know!
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I am planning my wedding on a budget and have an idea of what I want my centerpieces to look like, but cannot find any vases for a decent price.
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