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10 Stunning DIY Wedding Centerpieces to Make on a Budget

From your ceremony to your reception, your wedding day reflects who and what you love. Bring your wedding reception tables to life with Ball’s top 10 DIY centerpieces! The best part? All can be made by hand, are long lasting and budget-friendly!

 

  1. Create a rustic décor dream by using wood slabs as a centerpiece. Allowing the beauty of nature to inspire your tablescape adds another level of dimension to your reception.

    Rustic wedding centerpiece

  2. Add some eye candy to the table by filling glass vases or fishbowls with personalized sweets – a decoration that requires little assembly and sure to be a guest favorite.

 

  1. Sand bottles aren’t just for children – they also make for gorgeous decor! Use unique shaped bottles with your wedding colors, add some zest with the subtle touch of a flower or display as is.

    Wine bottle wedding centerpiece

 

  1. Wine bottles: A classic and timeless centerpiece that is cost efficient for all of you wine lovers out there.

 

  1. For the eco-friendly brides – use your green thumb and build DIY terrariums. After the wedding, bring the terrariums home for a beautiful reminder of your big day!

 

  1. With their beautiful ornamentation, vintage tea tins add character and beauty without breaking the bank. New or vintage, the containers are inexpensive and can be found at any specialty-food store!

 

  1. Calling all bookworms! Bring a part of your library to your wedding by stacking your favorite books. Mix and match your own, or make a visit to a second-hand store and stock up on all the classics.

 

  1. Planning a fall wedding? Incorporate seasonal wedding decorations. Add a touch of fall with pumpkins throughout your centerpieces!

 

  1. Less is more! A simple, elegant and timeless idea we love is draping long garland across the table with a variety of candles to top it off.

 

Suspended wedding centerpiece

 

  1. The sky is the limit here at Ball! Make a statement with a new trend that will raise your spirits: suspended centerpieces. From greenery to lanterns, take your wedding décor to a whole new level.

 

 

No matter the centerpiece you choose to display, Ball Conference Center will help your dreams for your big day come true. Be sure to check out all we have to offer for your special celebration and follow Ball’s Bridal Guide for more helpful tips and tricks!

Wedding Spotlight: Chandler and Nate Johnson

Ball Conference Center recently had the pleasure of hosting Nate and Chandler Johnson’s wedding reception! This summer wedding on July 21st was a night to remember as family and friends celebrated the happy newlyweds!

Nate and Chandler met while attending Bob Jones University in South Carolina. They sang in the same church choir together, and the rest is history. Having known each other for four years and being together for two, they were more than ready to tie the knot! “We chose to have our reception at Ball Conference Center because it was conveniently located, had the ability to accommodate all of our guests, and the price was just right,” said Chandler.

The bridal party arrived, each pair being introduced, followed by dinner, toasts, and mingling. The newlyweds even set up a time capsule table – where each guest got to write a note for Chandler and Nate to open on their very first wedding anniversary.

Chandler and Nate really liked that they were able to come to Ball Conference Center the day before to begin setting all the décor up! “It was so nice being able to start setting up on Friday, it really allowed us to make sure everything was exactly the way we wanted,” said Chandler.

If you’re ready to start planning the wedding of your dreams without the hassle of dozens of decisions, look no further! Book your dream wedding at Ball Conference Center today! Planning will be a breeze, and your special day will be filled with wedding bliss.

For more information, call our Director of Event Planning and Operations at (913) 322-4980. We look forward to showing you around and helping you create the wedding of your dreams!

Take a look at the Johnson Wedding photo gallery below!

Planning a destination wedding? Celebrate at Ball when you get home!

Weddings can be stressful with all the planning and decision making. It’s easy to lose sight of what’s important – the fact that you get to marry your best friend! Here at Ball, we realize that more and more people are deciding on destination weddings to take some of the stress away and enjoy what really matters. Although a private, intimate ceremony may be exactly what you’re dreaming of, we know that celebrating with friends and family when you return is also important.

Ball Conference Center is the perfect place for newlywed couples to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter. We partner with local vendors such as Kansas City Catering, The Sweet Nook, Complete Music and Diamond Girls – organizing your reception is a breeze! We want to be able to make this a night you will always remember with the people you will never forget because in the end were celebrating your new marriage!

Make Ball the place you celebrate this amazing adventure you are embarking on. We have different packages to fit any newlyweds budget. When it comes to Ball, we’re here to make your dream celebration come to life!

For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Michael Nicoski at Ball Conference Center at (913) 322-4980. He looks forward to showing you our beautiful facility and helping you dream up the perfect reception!

New Kiosks Featured at Ball Conference Center!

There are exciting, new changes that have arrived at Ball Conference Center with the installation of new and cutting edge audiovisual technology! If you haven’t booked an event with Ball Conference Center before, you will want to now!BallKiosk2

These technological advancements can be found throughout Ball Conference Center.  One of which are our two, new standalone Kiosk’s featuring 55” monitors that have been placed within the hallways. These Kiosk’s are similar to those seen at Arrowhead Stadium!

Our Kiosks bring a customized touch to any Ball wedding or corporate event by displaying an endless possibility of photos, itineraries and welcome messages personalized to your liking. This innovative technology greets guests as they enter your event with a professional and elegant demonstration.

With all of these new implementations, Ball Conference Center is the innovative and smart choice to book for your next party, wedding, meeting or event! For more information, call Michael Nicoski at Ball Conference Center at (913) 322-4980. Come check out all of the updates in the ballroom and meeting rooms for yourself! We can’t wait to show you around!

Enjoy a look at how the Kiosks have been utilized during past events in the Photo Gallery below!

Wedding Spotlight: Jhessika and Frank Call

Ball Conference Center recently had the pleasure of hosting Jhessika and Frank Call’s wedding reception! A summer wedding on July 22nd, 2017, followed by a night of great food, drinks, and of course dancing made the evening a night to remember for everyone who attended!

Jhessika happened to work with Frank’s mom, who introduced them. “We met in 2009, our first date was at the mall, and we went to dinner afterward,” said Jhessika. Guests were greeted with a backdrop complete with selfie sticks, a guest book to sign, and a candy buffet. Shades of blue, white and silver filled the ballroom along with tea light centerpieces at each table.

The bridal party arrived, each pair choosing a different song for their introductions and dancing accordingly! Followed by touching speeches from all the bridesmaids and groomsmen. “We chose Ball Conference Center to have our reception because it’s so spacious and I was able to put my own touch on the space for the evening, it really looks beautiful,” said Jhessika. “We used the Premier Package that Ball offers and it helped make the planning so much less stressful.”

Are you dreaming about the perfect wedding venue without the hassle of dozens of decisions? Then look no further – book your dream wedding at Ball Conference Center today! Planning will be a breeze, and your special day will be filled with wedding bliss – not unintended hurdles or compromises.

Michael at Ball Conference Center would love to show you around and talk to you about all that Ball has to offer! “Michael really let me make the space my own and was awesome to work with,” said Jhessika. For more information, give Michael a call at (913) 322-4980. We look forward to showing you around and helping you create the wedding of your dreams!

Take a look at the Call Wedding photo gallery below!

 

 

Wedding Spotlight: Katy & Neil Talbott

Katy and Neil Talbott said their “I do’s” with a beautiful summer wedding on July 15, 2017 at Ball Conference Center! A celebration complete with plenty of dancing, heartwarming family toasts, and tons of glowing candles that made the night a true dream enjoyed by all.

The couple went on their first date to an Eric Church concert, and knew that it would be happily ever after from then on out! Katy and Neil came full circle on their big day while swaying to an Eric Church song for their first dance. A sweet and romantic nod to their relationship’s beginnings!

Katy’s sister, Andrea, gave a moving toast filled with childhood stories that closed with glasses held high proclaiming, “Here’s to love, laughter and happily ever after!” Dan and Mike Talbott, Neil’s brothers, followed with hilarious stories about the moment they knew that Katy and Neil were a match made in heaven. It was a truly touching display of two families coming together as one.

Katy and Neil’s wedding reception was decorated beautifully with shades of lilac and white – accented with touches of gold and silver. The entire ballroom was softly lit by flickering candles and warmed with the smiles and laughter of close friends and family. It was a beautiful display that is sure to last in the memories of Katy and Neil Talbott for many, happy years to come.

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If you’re ready to start planning the wedding of your dreams, Ball Conference Center would love to help! When you book your wedding at Ball, you’ll find that wedding planning is a breeze. Whether you’re looking for a more traditional wedding, or something more personal and unique to your style, Ball Conference Center has the space that can be designed to be the wedding you’ve always wanted.

For more information and to schedule a tour, contact Michael Nicoski at Ball Conference Center at (913) 322-4980. Michael looks forward to showing you our beautiful facility and helping you bring the wedding of your dreams to life!

Enjoy a look at the Talbott reception Photo Gallery below!

Wedding Spotlight: Kelly & Clay Wardlaw

Kelly and Clay Wardlaw tied the knot with a beautiful summer wedding on June 17, 2017 at Ball Conference Center! A celebration complete with a dance floor, delicious food, and selfie sticks made sure that the night would be enjoyed by all.

The couple met while both attending Pitt State 17 years ago. They were friends for a while and eventually ended up dating from 2005-2009. “We went our separate ways for a while but got back together a year and a half ago and couldn’t be happier,” said Kelly.

When asked about their experience planning their reception at Ball Conference Center, “We really loved that we could come in the day before and set up all of our own decorations,” said Kelly. “Michael was so easy to work with and the location is close to hotels – perfect for both of our families coming in from out of town.”

The newlyweds played “The Shoe Game” followed by some heartfelt speeches from the bride and groom’s closest family and friends including the Maid of Honor, Best Man, and a tearful toast from the Mother of the Bride. Kelly and Clay shared their first dance as a married couple to “Reunited” by Top and Jinky, and a sweet video of how the couple met played for all guests to enjoy.

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If you’re ready to start planning the wedding of your dreams, Ball Conference Center would love to help! When you book your wedding at Ball, you’ll find that wedding planning is a breeze. Whether you’re looking for a more traditional wedding, or something more personal and unique to your style, Ball Conference Center has the space that can be designed to be the wedding you’ve always wanted.

For more information and to schedule a tour, contact Michael Nicoski at Ball Conference Center at (913) 322-4980. Michael looks forward to showing you our beautiful facility and helping you bring the wedding of your dreams to life!

Enjoy a look at the Wardlaw reception Photo Gallery below!