(Closed) Candle/Venue dilemma – need ADVICE!!

posted 7 years ago in Decor
  • poll: What should I do?
    Call venue's bluff and use the standard candles (1" from flame to top of holder) : (0 votes)
    Ask Venue nicely if the rule is a "hard" one : (3 votes)
    33 %
    Forget the candle idea or fork up the cash for taller ones to fit rule : (6 votes)
    67 %
  • Post # 3
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    654 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    It’s been my experience that venues don’t mess around with things like this.  If that’s their rule, you should respect it.

    Post # 4
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    46612 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Can you just use tealights instead of votive candles in the votive holders? They will have to be replaced during the reception but you can designate someone to do that.

    Post # 6
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    5494 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    If you need to a get a fire permit for your venue then they are dead serious about this.  Our venue has the same inch requirement.  I think they will enforce this.

    Post # 7
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    200 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I wouldn’t risk getting caught because then they might charge you for breaking a rule or something.  If you get a fine it might even cost more that it would have been to get the taller votives.  I would personally fork out the money it its in your budget.

    Post # 9
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    395 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    What about this?? So then IF something happened the water would make the flame go out…

    Some flowers in the center with maybe some wine glasses with water and floating candles around it…

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