Lanterns – in all shapes, forms, and colors – be it paper, glass, metal, round or square – are a beautiful sight and look stunning and very romantic in any setting. Use it as a single prop on a table or string a few of them from the ceiling or adorn them with fresh flowers. Depending on the type of lanterns and manner of use, they can be used with different themes from whimsical, rustic, vintage or even a traditional feel to an event. Lanterns are very symbolic in Chinese and Thai cultures and are often related to good luck, hope and prosperity. In Indian cultures, lanterns are usually associated with Diwali the festival of lights.
If you've been dreaming of a fairy-tale wedding, the easiest way to achieve that is by using beautiful lanterns and fairy lights in your wedding decoration. Their soft luminescence will bring out the other-worldly appeal to your wedding venue. And the pictures you get clicked around them will make you appear as a fairy descended from the stars. Here we are with some décor ideas with lanterns.. so what are you waiting for just scroll down and check out these stunning décor ideas which you can opt. for your wedding and related ceremonies.
You can have the lanterns personalized as well. Add some family pictures to the lanterns on either side or just add some adorable pictures of the wedding couples. Make an exclusive corner for these lanterns and add a hint of special lighting to make this area really pop!
Create message lanterns with your guests. Give your family and friends some markers and ask them to write something for you and your new spouse on those lanterns. They can write memories, quotes or good wishes, just whatever they want to write. Such memorabilia can be a part of your wedding gifts that you actually cherish.
Decorate with Flowers
Decorate your lanterns with beautiful fresh and colorful flowers. Let these add a glow to your wedding day and add some freshness to your wedding venue. Even adding dried flowers to the lanterns is a good idea with no hassle of the flowers wilting away. The flowers will turn the light from the lanterns into amazing colored lights. You can choose the flowers that go with your wedding theme to amplify their effect.
Use as Centrepieces
A beautiful way to make use of your lanterns would be to use them to decorate your reception tables at the center. They can decorate guest tables or even the buffet too. You can let the lights go dim in those areas and let people enjoy the glow of the lanterns. This will give your wedding guests the vibe of a candle-lit dinner.
Whether it is the bottle ones or the flowery lanterns, hang them in your venue to grab that attention. You can decorate the corners, the staircases or if you are having an outdoor wedding just decorate your place well with these simple lanterns. Hang them in a fashion that they make your wedding the most beautiful.
Add a little bit of your creative streak to make your wedding look amazing. Take some glass bottles and make lanterns out of them. You can add fairy lights inside and make it look amazing. Or use glow paints instead. You can hang them over the photo booth or simply place them all around a tree for a grand effect.