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If you carry a hand-tied bouquet, incorporate a white taper into bouquet, and carry taper up aisle. The groom can hold his taper until you reach altar, when you each place your taper into unity candleholder to accentuate unity theme.
If your house of worship doesn't allow unity ceremonies, conduct ceremony at reception right before toast.
Candles for Your Wedding Decor
Consider candles an integral part of your floral displays to add warmth to a sterile reception hall environment. Select your candles first, and then select flowers to complement candles. If you maintain candle as focal point, you'll spend a lot less money on bridal flowers.
Place a single sculptured candle by guest book, for example. Incorporate candles into your table displays at reception. You can actually use candle displays in place of floral displays. Consider idea of floating candle displays at center of each table. They're low enough to allow conversation without talking through flowers.
You're not limited to white candles. Work candles into your color scheme: silver and gold for holiday weddings. Nor do you have to limit yourself to unadorned candles. Ribbons add a nice accent to simple candles. Select elegant candles for a formal wedding and less formal sculpted, marbled, or otherwise embellished candles for less formal weddings.
Candles as Wedding Favors
Candles always make nice gifts, and you can capitalize on this by selecting a candle for your wedding favor. A small, beautifully wrapped candle makes a wedding favor that your guests will appreciate and display at home—something to remember your special day.
However you choose to add candles to your wedding, their warm flame will add to ambiance of an already glowing moment.
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