Candles are not only a symbol of elegance and romance, but a symbol of eternal love that comes into the lives of the newlyweds at every wedding.  You can do so much with candles! From centrepieces to hanging accent pieces, candles are one of the most versatile decorative pieces out there.  Here are just 10 of the hundreds of ways that you can use candles to light up your special day.

1. Dangling Clear Candle Drops

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These dangling accent pieces are beautiful touches to any wedding venue.  Romantic hanging lights are the perfect way to light up your wedding.  Matching these dangling candles to guest table centrepieces will help create a balance of light and set the perfect mood for a perfect evening.

2. Classic Candle Stick Centrepieces

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Sometimes classic elegance is all you need.  Putting a simplistic candle sticks in a large variety of glass holders is a classic wedding symbol, sure to impress all of your guests.  This decor is timeless and one that is sure to please the eyes of everyone at your wedding.

3. A Thousand Tea-Lights

Tea-lights in glass votives are elegant and beautiful.  Use them as little accent pieces around centrepieces such as this beautiful garland decorated with white floral accent pieces for a unique twist to traditional centrepieces.

4. lanterns

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VintageBASH has a wide variety of beautiful vintage and classic lanterns available for rent.  Using lanterns with candles inside as centrepieces for outdoor weddings or as decorative pieces along paths will help light up any event venue.  Go to the website above >Rentals> Decor and Props > Lanterns to check out all the styles available for rent.

5. Bird Cage Centrepiece

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The birdcage centre piece is a similar but modern twist to a more traditional candle centrepiece such as a lantern.  Its open and light decorative flare allows for it to be a beautiful and eye catching centrepiece.  This centrepiece looks beautiful decorated with greenery, rose petals and even floral accent pieces. Bird cages available for rent at > Rentals > Decor and Props > Bird Cages.

6. Floating Candles Centrepiece

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Floating candles are a beautiful and unique take on tradition.  They allow for a lot of creativity as a large variety of flowers, stones, rocks and candles can be used to make the perfect piece for your special day.  A modern take on traditional centrepieces would be to use a different colour pallet or flower for each of your tables!

7. The Mason Jar Centrepiece

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Mason jars are the perfect centrepiece accent.  With their extreme versatility, mason jars make the perfect home for a tea-light candle to add a little romantic touch to every table.  Decorate the jars with lace and ribbon as you desire to create beautiful centrepieces your way.

8. Hanging Tea-Lights

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Arches with floral accent pieces are ideal for taking pictures, or for your wedding ceremony.  Decorate your arch with beautiful hanging tea-lights to add light, details and elegance! Looking for a beautiful arch to rent, check out for a large variety of arches and floral arrangements that will be perfect for your hanging tea-lights. > Rentals > backdrops & Stands > Arches and Chuppah.

9. Lighting Up Your Aisle

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Another beautiful way to use candles to light up your wedding is during your ceremony.  Walk down the aisle to the love of your life in style with an elegant, candle lit ceremony.

10. Raised Elegant Candles

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Raise your candles high with these elongated candle holders.  Elegant candle holders are always a classic touches to any wedding of any theme.  Add a modern twist to this classic piece with these high raised holders.  These candle holders are available for rent at > Rentals > Backdrops & Stands > Plinths and Pedestals.

11. Rustic Wooden Candle Centrepieces

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Nothing says rustic like leaves and wooden pieces.  Use these beautiful log pieces as pedestals for your candles along any tables to elevate any rustic themed wedding. Gather a few of these pieces on a tray for a beautiful centrepiece or leave them singled out as extra accent pieces.

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