Post # 1
Hi bees! I work in hotel sales, and was discussing wedding stuff with a bride who is getting married next month. She generously gave me 108 of these vases: http://www.dollartree.com/floral-decor/vases-bowls-containers/Crystal-Fluted-Ivy-Bowls/202c203c203p9885/index.pro
So, my question is…what can I do with them? I already have 30 tall flared rim cylinder vases for our “main” centerpiece, so I am trying to figure out what to do with all of these. I am thinking water and floating candles with stones in the bottom? Help! (No fish please :D)
Post # 3
Haha @ the “no fish” request. I think the floating candle idea is cute, maybe with some colored stones to add a vibrant touch. But wow 108 of them?!? Thats alot
Post # 4
I like the floating candle w/vase filler. Maybe consider a submerged flower too? Are they big enough to make into a candy buffet? Put candles or flowers in them and use them to line the ceremony aisle? And of course- sell any you don’t need and turn a profit! 😉
Post # 5
greenleafmountain stole all of my ideas! Lol.
Post # 6
How many guests are you having? I was trying to go outside of the box and am thinking you could use them as escort cards. Submerging the name and table number in water and putting a candle on top could be cool and then everyone will bring them to their tables so you’ll have dinner lighting.
Post # 7
If you want to get rid of a few of them, I’m in stl and would be willing to take some off of your hands. I like the floating candle idea. I’m not sure what else they would be good for.
Post # 8
I agree with the floating candle idea.
Post # 9
i like the escort card idea. fill them with candy and have their name and table number sticking out of it.
Post # 10
Well, we are inviting 400, so I’m not sure how many we will end up with. Cute idea though. We aren’t doing a candy buffet either. Hmmmm……
Post # 11
I really like using them for the ceremony. If I had a bunch of vases and candles, I would probably do that.. or you could sprinkle them around the recpetion hall with floating candles.. food tables, escort card tables.. restrooms w/ scented candles… at the bar, good luck!
Post # 12
Could you line the aisle with them? some sand or stones and a candle? If you could dim the lighting of your ceremony location, this and candles at the end of the aisle/where you get married could be beautiful. I was at a wedding recently where there were 300+ guests and they had candles everywhere. It was stunning. Midafternoon wedding, but absolutely gorgeous.
Post # 13
I like the idea of lining your aisle with them. Alternatively, if your budget allows, put a big bloom in each, such as a large peony or hydrangea-style of flower. Something large & fluffy to fill the space. You have so many of them, you can do both the flower & candle alternating around your space! Good luck!