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The wedding reception is a place to really let your personalities shine! Here are some awesome handmade votive and tea light candle holders for inspiration as you plan your table decor and lighting. After the wedding, what great favors for your guests to take home to remember you and your special day!
Gold Leaf Votive Holders by Ma Belle Amie 1316
Btw, in case you missed them, here are links to Parts 1 & 2 of this series:
Part1: Silverware Holders
Part 2: Place Card Holders
Best Wedding Wishes,
Part 2: Place Card Holders
The wedding reception is your grand party – for toasting the two of you, sharing food and drink with family and friends, and general merry-making all around. Such a party usually requires that you, the host, decide who should sit next to whom, to bring new and old friends together in the best way possible.
Place cards make it easy for your guests to know where you want them to sit. So why not choose place card holders that add to your theme and also make fabulous favors for your guests to take home? Planning your table decor items to do double-duty is eco-friendly and saves you time and money 🙂
To help you get started finding just the right place card holders, here are some delightful ones I found on Etsy. After the wedding, your guests can use these to hold photos, notes, etc., or as paperweights or decorative objects to display on a shelf or table. What a wonderful way to say thank you to your guests for being part of your special day!
Rustic Wedding Place Card Holders with Cards by Decadent Designs
Natural Sea Urchin Shell Place Card Holders by EcoLectic Events
Mini Moss Terrarium Place Card Holder by Vertigris
Treble Clef Place Card Holder by Homes and Weddings
Btw, here’s the link if you missed Part 1: Silverware Holders
Happy Wedding Wishes,
>Historically, candles have always played an important role in wedding ceremonies and their celebrations afterward.
Whether today’s wedding couples want to use candles for meaningful cultural rituals, personal symbolism, or simply to create an enchanting and romantic atmosphere, the desire for their use remains strong.
As a candle artist who provides candles for weddings all over the country, here’s some critical planning advice: Ask the venue if they allow “open flame” candles! If they do, be sure to ask: Are there any restrictions on types of candles or how many are on each table? Is a city fire permit required and who is responsible for applying for it?
Because of the risk of fire with open flames amongst lots of people partying, many cities require venues to comply with local fire dept regulations about candle use in public gatherings. You don’t want to buy 5o pillar candles, only to find out as they’re being placed on the reception tables that they have to be in hurricane holders or you can’t light them!
Many locations allow any type of candles as long as they are in glass or other type holders that completely shield the flame from coming into contact with flammable items (the holder usually needs to extend 1-2″ above the flame).
Shown throughout this post are some excellent candle holder choices from artists on Etsy. Just click on a photo (linked to their shop) to see the variety each artist offers.
In future posts I’ll give more wedding candle tips and advice.
I’ll share info on candles for your ceremony, reception, gifts to your attendants and family, and in decorating your new home.
Help me plan my articles to readers’ needs! Please tell me your personal experiences or send me questions you’d like answers to. You can do that by commenting here, via convo to ForestCandleStudio on Etsy, or via email to ForestCandleStudio [!at] gmail.com
Best Wedding Wishes!