Are these lanterns too big?

posted 3 years ago in Decor
  • poll: Well... are they?
    Yes : (7 votes)
    20 %
    No : (28 votes)
    80 %
  • Post # 3
    Hostess
    15072 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I would go with just the smaller ones and not use the larger ones on the ends. The larger ones on the ends throw it off for me. The smaller ones are pretty though, I really like those.

    Post # 4
    Member
    3339 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I voted yes but I was looking at the large ones on the end…. I think thso smaller ones in the middle are fine!

    Post # 5
    Member
    3339 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Also, you could always get some cute little bus vases and buy a couple bouquets of flowers to put a couple single flowers dispersed throughout. We did this with Gerbers daisies and I found really cute inexpensive vases. You would still get a floral feel without the big floral centerpieces.  You can see one of my little bud vases in the picture. They originally weren’t supposed to go on the tables at all but the coordinator put them there and the worked out LOL

    Post # 6
    Member
    3339 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Here’s an example with a lantern. 

    Post # 7
    Member
    1244 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    The smaller lanterns look fine to me. You can use fewer of them if you don’t want them to be overwhelming.

    Post # 8
    Hostess
    7630 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    The smaller ones look fine to me. I would space them out a bit more. One per every two people seems like a bit much.

    Post # 9
    Member
    570 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I read your post incorrectly and thought you were looking at the paper lanterns on the ceiling! Oops… sorry. 

     

    Post # 10
    Member
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Beach

    The ones in the middle are perfect in size. I’m also doing lanterns on the tables and they are the same size of the middle ones. The big ones like at the end of each table we are using for our entrace 🙂 Good luck and def. not big 🙂

    Post # 11
    Member
    9652 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @AlwaysSunny:  +1 I was thinking the same thing. 

    OP remove the bigger ones on the end and space out the smaller ones! 

    Post # 12
    Member
    5883 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Not too big at all.

    Post # 14
    Member
    42472 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    If you put your elbow on the table, the centerpiece should be no higher than the top of your fingers – usually 12-14″. Your guests can see over that height and easily converse across the table.

    The lanterns look fine to me.

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