I have also seen similar centerpieces that use epsom salts instead of sugar. You could also sprinkle a mix of pearls/gems. Sand (or sugar), faux pearls, a 3 candle. An easy DIY wedding centerpiece idea.
Pine cone babies, faces by the bag at Michaels, cut the hands felt ,make cone hats glue together . Add glitter to hats or cones ! Mobile or ornament with fishing wire . Also going to try pinecone snowmen for Snowman Week!