(Closed) Floating Candle Centerpieces

posted 3 years ago in Decor
Post # 2
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

ifrancis:  You want to keep centerpieces short enough that they do not block your guests’ sightlines and hinder conversation. The only exception to this guidleine is if the centerpiece is very narrow like an Eiffel Tower vase.

Generally that meaans a centerpiece no higher than 12-14 inches.

 

Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

  ifrancis:  I am!  We are doing 7″, 9″ and 12″ on a round mirror with 3 votives surrounding that.  I was pretty adament about nothing taller than 12″ because I’ve been to enough receptions where I have to dodge the centerpiece to talk to the rest of the table!

ETA: I got the 7″ and 9″ vases from the dollartree a case at a time.  The 12″ came from Amazon and are much better quality but the others are still quite nice for only a $1 a piece!

  • This reply was modified 3 years, 5 months ago by  MrsEvergreen.
Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

We used 10″ cylinder vases on a round mirror, also with small votives and beads around it. We had pictures on the table as well, so there wasn’t a giant empty space around the centerpiece. We got them all at Michaels with coupons.

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

 

ifrancis:  Floating candles are gorgeous!!!!!

I would use three different sizes- 12 inch, 10 inch and 8 inch…….. or something around those sizes

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