(Closed) Votive Candle Wraps

posted 9 years ago in DIY
  • poll: Which shape do you prefer?
    cylinder : (16 votes)
    80 %
    rectangular prism : (4 votes)
    20 %
  • Post # 3
    1896 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

    No pictures attached? 

    Post # 4
    151 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I am totally loving this!! Could you share how you did this? What kind of paper did you use?

    Post # 5
    739 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2009 - Red Fish Grill

    I love the glow that the vellum produces!  I don’t think that the pattern is too light at all.  I do prefer the cylinder to the prism, because it appears to have more substance.  (Without it it looks like it might tip over with the slightest breeze.)

    Where did you get the LED votives?  I’m looking to purchase them in quantity but don’t know what a good price range would be.

    Post # 8
    1363 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I think the cylinders look like they’re less work, so I’d go with them.

    Post # 9
    1205 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    Those are both very pretty. I think either would work and it’s up to you and your personal preference — either what you like or what is a reasonable amount of work for the project! I say that because I’m in the minority voting for the rectangle. I like squared edges, but again both are really pretty. I love the glow!

    Post # 10
    21 posts

    these are so pretty!  I love the rectangular prism.  To me, there is a little more mystery in how they are glowing whereas the round obviously are votive holders.  Either way they look great, I don’t think you can make a bad choice here!


    Post # 11
    151 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    eggman- Thanks for the directions! I think I’m going to attempt this 🙂

    Post # 12
    286 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    I like the cylinder personally. . .but thats just my personal taste they are both AWESOME and the pattern is perfect!

    Post # 13
    5822 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Are these your centerpieces?  Where are these going?  If they will be on tables, what shape are the tables?  I always thing round things look better on round tables.  If it’s for like an aisle into your reception venue or somthing like that I’d do the square ones (and find a way to weigh them down) because they would look so cool lighting the sidewalk up to a venue at night!!

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