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Flameless Candle Decorating Ideas for Weddings

Flameless candles for weddings, ideas for how to decorate your tablescapes

As more wedding venues from hotels to restaurants institute a no candle policy, brides are increasingly turning to flameless candle options for decorating an evening reception especially during the winter. The challenge remains as to how to find stylish options, while still achieving a romantic, stylish look that doesn’t appear artificial and tacky. This is why we were determined to show you how to use LED candles in your wedding with aesthetics as the priority (*this post contains affiliate links)!

Flameless Candle Wedding Table Decorating Tips and Ideas

For a rustic look with winter and Christmas as your backdrop, there are a variety of stylish flameless candles that you can use from birch to copper to colored ones that can be coordinated with your wedding color scheme. These options are:

  1. Birch candles
  2. Metallic and glitter candles
  3. Marbled candles
  4. Distressed candles
  5. Copper LED candles
  6. Flameless tealight candles

We love the natural texture of birch LED candles, which you can use to craft a centerpiece around with using elements such as pine leaves, fir, holly berries, and greenery. These beautiful candles have an attractive amber glow when set against a Christmas-inspired backdrop.

Birch candles available through Pier1
Birch candles available through Pier1

Birch flameless candles via Amazon
Birch flameless candles via Amazon

Modern, metallic flameless candles are available in silver, gold, copper, and glitter. Create a modern, rustic centerpiece by applying simple florals when using metallic candles. You can also opt for greenery or use succulents as well. They are especially striking when used on a long bare wooden reception table!

Silver glass LED candle set through Pier1
Silver glass LED candle set through Pier1

Glittery gold flameless candles
Glittery gold flameless candles

Silver flameless LED candles
Silver flameless LED candles

 

For a modern winter boho style, marbled LED candles are our pick! You can coordinate them nicely with materials like copper, concrete, or wood. But they also pair beautifully with soft accents of feathers, yarn, faux snow, or even simple greenery as you see below! Be creative with these types of candles to achieve a stylish eclectic look.

Marbled LED candles via Amazon
Marbled LED candles via Amazon

These distressed gold LED candles provide great versatility as they can be used as table decor for virtually any wedding style. Set them on a tray or wooden disc at each table with just a accent of beaded crystals, poinsettia leaves, or faux holly berries. Imagine that!

Distressed gold flameless candles
Distress gold flameless candles

Copper LED lanterns also lend themselves elegantly as table decorations for a winter reception or rehearsal dinner held in a barn. Add some interest to the candlescape by assembling more flameless candles such as tea lights and taper candles! See how these come together with just a simple color scheme of off-white hues and green.

Flameless copper lanterns
Flameless copper lanterns via Amazon

Achieve an ultramodern look for your table with these hurricane glass lanterns that are illuminated with LED fairy lights. Set the scene with sparkly confetti, clear beads, or glitter with these lanterns.

Hurricane lanterns with fairylights via Amazon
Hurricane lanterns with fairylights via Amazon

Simple, white flameless tea lights used in conjunction with mercury glass votives in a golden shade are a fast and easy way to decorate a Christmas reception table with a red and white color palette.  As you can see, minimal decorations are required with only a few candles and a non-floral centerpiece made of baby’s breath.

White flameless tea lights via Amazon
White flameless tea lights via Amazon

Mercury glass votive holders (excludes tea light) via Amazon
Mercury glass votive holders (excludes tea light) via Amazon

Do remember that not all flameless candles are LED so be sure to read the label carefully!

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Flameless candle options for decorating wedding tables

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