Wedding decorations play a large part in the planning process for this
special occasion. Using wedding lights will add ambiance, brilliance
and romance to your wedding décor. Here are some of the choices
available to make your special day shine.
WEDDING ROPE LIGHT DISPLAYS
Add a dramatic and elegant touch to your wedding décor using rope
Wedding rope light sculptures come in a variety of styles and colors.
Some favorites include bells, doves and hearts. There are also roses
and even cupid styles. Just plug them in and you’ve got a spectacular
lighted wedding decoration.
Most wedding rope light sculptures are for indoor or outdoor use making
them an easy way to decorate. Place one above the wedding party’s
table, over the entry way to the reception area or near the dance floor.
Accent them with some string lights on white wire and you’ve got a
truly beautiful wedding decoration.
As an added benefit, wedding rope light sculptures can also be used at
Christmas or Valentine’s Day. Once you see how beautiful these
displays are, they will be the first decoration up next holiday season!
BATTERY OPERATED MINI WEDDING LIGHTS
There are two varieties of these wedding lights; incandescent or LED.
If you are using floral table centerpieces, then battery operated mini
lights make the perfect accent. Nest them in your floral arrangement
and turn them on. They turn an ordinary bouquet into an exquisite
Battery operated mini wedding lights are a great accent anywhere you
want to add sparkle. Intertwine them with some white garland around
windows or table tops a shimmering effect. Here’s an easy wedding
decoration idea. Buy an 18 inch grapevine wreath, some small dried flowers
(like baby’s breath) and wide white ribbon. Secure the battery pack
to the back and weave the lights around the wreath. Next attach bunches
of the dried flowers over the lights and wreath. Wrap the ribbon
around the top to hang and you have an elegant lighted wedding decoration.
One safety consideration using battery operated incandescent mini
wedding lights; they run hot so use caution when placing them near dry
WEDDING STRING LIGHTS
Clean and classic, these wedding lights add luminescence and elegance
to your wedding décor. Their decorating uses are limited only by your
White wedding lights are available in incandescent or LED and come in
mini, globe, C6, C7 and C9 styles. The difference between incandescent
and LED is economy and safety. LED wedding lights are more expensive
but run cooler and more efficiently than incandescent. LED lights
also use about 80% less electricity than incandescent, although they are
more expensive, they pay for themselves over time. Also, LED wedding
lights have a much longer bulb life than incandescent, reducing the
expense of replacing worn out string lights. With the right accessories,
LED wedding lights make a brilliant ceiling-to-floor display or a
wonderful accent to the rope light sculptures.
Mini wedding string lights are best used as accents around windows and
doors. If you are planning an outdoor wedding these lights make great
arbor accents. Nesting them in the arbor’s foliage creates a starry
canopy for the bride and groom.
Here’s a quick and easy wedding decoration idea. Loosely wrap (like
a cigar) a string of LED mini wedding lights in tulle and place along
the edge of a table top. You’ve created a gorgeous wedding
decoration in just a few minutes.
Globe, C6, C7 and C9 wedding lights are best for exterior or perimeter
applications. Globe wedding lights come in two sizes (G12 and G25) for
added diversity. Globe wedding lights can be used as room accents like
around the tops of walls or windows.
No matter what type of wedding lights you use, it is a good idea to
buy an extra strand or two just in case of emergencies (the nervous bride
will be forever grateful). Also, plug all the lights in to ensure they
are working properly. A little preventative measure goes a long way.
Keep your wedding decorating tasks minimal and still make your guests
think you’ve spent countless hours creating the perfect atmosphere.
Wedding lights make it possible. With a little imagination and lots of
fun, you’ll have the perfect look for your special day!
Brenda Prevost is owner and founder of
http://www.allholidaytreasures.com which sells lights, decorations and
costumes for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, July 4th and other holidays.
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