9 elegant and romantic wedding centerpiece ideas with candles

Elegant wedding décor is a beautiful and enchanting way to create a truly memorable wedding. From the stunning lighting to the intricate details, magical wedding centerpiece décor is all about creating a whimsical and fantastical atmosphere that will transport your guests to a different world.


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The key to creating amazing wedding décor is to focus on creating an immersive environment that captures the imagination. This can be achieved through a variety of different design elements. Lighting is one of the most important elements of any wedding centerpiece décor. It can be used to create a warm and inviting ambiance or to highlight specific areas of the venue. Soft, twinkling lights and fairy lights strung throughout the venue can add a touch of whimsy to the décor.

Candles as the main element of wedding centerpiece décor


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Candles are perhaps the most timeless type of wedding décor, along with florals, because they create an ambience and bring sophistication to any space. Candles are perfect for wedding centerpiece decoration and match any wedding style easily. They come in various shapes and sizes, and there are various types to use, from tealights to pillar candles. Candles add a touch of warmth, romance, and intimacy to any wedding ceremony or reception. They have the power to create an intimate and romantic atmosphere that is perfect for a wedding. Whether you opt for classic white candles or vibrant-colored ones, they add an element of elegance and sophistication to the décor.

Creative wedding centerpiece ideas with candles

  1. Floating candle centerpiece ideas


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Elegant and romantic, floating candle centerpieces are a beautiful addition to wedding events. Floating candles can add magic to your wedding décor. These elegant yet easy-to-implement decoration ideas can leave a lasting impression at your wedding parties. Floating candle wedding centerpieces are perfect for weddings, giving your tables an elegant and unique style. From classy and sophisticated to scenic and rustic, these candles are sure to add an elegant and whimsical touch to your wedding.

For a wedding centerpiece, you can combine floating candles with flowers. Candles are placed in water in a vase or bowl, and decorative elements, such as flowers or petal fragments, are placed around the vase's base for a unique look.

  1. A flower wreath with candles for wedding centerpiece


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A flower wreath encircling one or more candles is a beautiful wedding centerpiece for a round table. This type of centerpiece will look extremely beautiful with pillar candles. This elegant decoration will make your wedding more memorable. Place 3 pillar candles of different heights in the center of each wreath. You can choose the flowers according to the wedding theme and color.

  1. Add votive candles to side tables


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If you seek a discrete and elegant look, go with a glimmering accent with candles on side tables, especially if the side tables are made of glass. The light will complement the floral arrangements, especially if they’re made with light pink roses.

  1. Jar candles for rustic wedding centerpiece


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Incorporating some jar candles, lace, ribbon, or twine into your wedding planning will make it a dream rustic-themed event.

Jar candles make a lovely centerpiece all on their own, grouped, or paired with other items. They’re opening is very small, so it doesn’t take a lot of flowers to fill a mason jar when you’re using it as a vase. You can wrap ribbon, lace, or twine around a jar of candles to dress it up.

  1. A birdcage with candles for wedding centerpiece


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These birdcage centerpieces, which are made with candles, are a potential alternative to traditional centerpieces. Could be a fun way to add a more contemporary touch to your wedding yet not break the bank. This wedding table décor is especially suitable for outdoor weddings.

  1. Greenery with candles for the wedding centerpiece


Greenery with candles for the wedding centerpiece


Use a variety of greenery, such as ferns, eucalyptus, or ivy, as the base of your centerpiece. Incorporate flowers into your greenery centerpiece. You could use small blooms, such as baby’s breath or roses, or larger, more dramatic flowers, like peonies or hydrangeas. Use taper candles in candleholders to add a romantic touch to your centerpiece. You can add votive candles or tealight candles to complete this design.

  1. Hanging table décor ideas with candles


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Hanging table décor with candles casts a shimmering glow on guests. Hang up tealight candles above all tables and decorate with greenery and flowers to beautify an industrial space.

  1. Pillar candles for lightning wedding lanterns


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Lanterns are very versatile and work for vintage, rustic, country, and woodland weddings. They give off a whimsical charm. They are perfect for evening receptions because they will reflect the light of the candle, adding a romantic ambiance to your venue. Throw in some moss, tulips, and orchids, and don't forget to put pillar candles in the center of the lantern for a more romantic atmosphere.

  1. Taper candles for wedding centerpieces


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If you're looking for a bold and creative centerpiece idea, colored taper candles can be an excellent choice.  They bring a seasonal and themed cohesive look to the table as they match with dinnerware and other centerpieces. You can use taper candles in bright, bold, or unconventional colors, such as red, black, or blue, to add a pop of color to your reception.

Candles in wedding centerpieces add a magical and romantic touch to the celebration. The warm, flickering glow creates an intimate atmosphere, symbolizing the enduring flame of love between the couple. From floating candles in elegant bowls to rustic lanterns and creative candelabras, the options are as diverse as the love stories they illuminate. Candle centerpieces not only provide visual appeal but also engage the senses, casting a soft light that enhances the overall ambiance of the wedding venue.

As you embark on the journey of planning your wedding, consider the symbolism behind the candles—the unity, warmth, and hope they represent. Let your chosen candle centerpiece reflect your style, personality, and the essence of your relationship. May your wedding day be aglow with the beauty of shared moments, surrounded by the radiant charm of candlelit love.

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