(Closed) Is this too much??? (Table Decor)

posted 8 years ago in Decor
  • poll: What to do, what to do (be sure to read the whole OP before voting)
    Lumies with flowers! That'll look great with your centerpiece! : (4 votes)
    5 %
    Lumies with ribbon! Flowers would be TOO MUCH! : (25 votes)
    34 %
    Have all the lumies the same height on every table : (12 votes)
    16 %
    Make the lumies a set amount shorter then the centerpiece for the table : (16 votes)
    22 %
    You are WAY over thinking this girl! : (11 votes)
    15 %
    I don't think you're analyzing your table decor ENOUGH! : (1 votes)
    1 %
    You and I are soulmates...we both over analyze EVERYTHING! : (3 votes)
    4 %
    I have other recommendations for you... : (2 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 4
    3788 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I would make the lumies shorter than the centerpieces, but then, I would probably keep the centerpieces all the same size. I don’t think it would be too much going on. I’d really have to see it all together to know how I feel about it for sure. In my imagination, I prefer the lumies with ribbon to the lumies with flowers, but I think it could look really good all put together with either ribbon or flowers. I voted that we’re soulmates because I too overanalyze everything. 🙂

    Post # 5
    610 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    So how many of the submerged orchids are you planning on doing? Personally, I don’t like the flowers on the lumies, it doesn’t seem to match the elegance of your plates and other centerpieces. If you really want to do these lumies…I would probably make them smaller than your centerpiece so they’re not the focal point.

    Post # 7
    610 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    @MandaMack: Sorry I said that wrong.. how many centerpieces of orchids are you planning on doing?

    Post # 9
    610 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    If you’re just doing one, I would not do a cylindrical luminie. They have the same shape and I don’t think they match close enough.

    Post # 10
    46670 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I would prefer a simpler version of the table number. I find the floral lumie a bit busy and it takes away from the centerpiece.

    Post # 12
    637 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I did a floral centerpiece with like 20 smaller vellum luminaries around it with fake “flicker” candles.  One of them served as the table # as well.  i think if you want to do this, it would look very nice–i did the luminaries with the candles b/c I wanted the “lots of candles” look, but didn’t like the way fake candles looked (and I couldn’t do real candles at my venue).  The flowers on them may be too much, but you could do them all in a colored vellum rather than white, or like 2 or 3 slightly different shades of the same color.  Or you could just double up some or do something to change the texture of others if you wanted to keep it the same color, but add a bit of depth/texture.  I did 3 different textures for ours.  Here is a pic:

    Post # 13
    65 posts
    Worker bee


    To be honest the red and the purple do not compliment each other, It pains me to say that to you. The china is absolutely beautiful but the flowers on the lumies are a bit child like. Deep purple will make it more elegant and will make the red and gold pop.

    Post # 14
    1088 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Yes, do varying sizes of the luminaries and change the floral design to a purple ribbon. That would be cool.

    Post # 15
    32 posts
    • Wedding: September 2011

    If you do red I hope you are doing a deep maroon red otherwise it will CLASH. Different heights on the luminaries and candles would be best.It creates interest. Have you thought about doing the luminaries in the red also with a purple ribbon around the center that has a gold edge on it with the gold monogram?

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