Make small, medium, or large DIY paper flowers with this Any Size Cardstock Paper Flower Tutorial. Cardstock is a tougher paper, so you create these beautiful DIY cardstock flowers by using a grid to cut squares.
Cheap DIY party centerpieces - Lovely Etc.
Consider Paper Source Magnolia paper flowers into reception centerpieces by arranging them in antique cut glass bowls and upside-down cake stands
diy wedding centerpieces ideas with coffee filter flowers (Easy Hair Diy)
How about using excerpts from letters? - Zipper 8 Lighting Paper Flower Centerpieces from Sing for Hope Gala 2012
you could make cheap pomander balls, maybe use tissue paper to make flowers look more realistic. And if it's hanging from the ceiling, people wont be able to tell that it's fake flowers.
paper flower centerpiece with craft paper runner