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15 Breathtaking Candle Lantern Centerpieces for Any Wedding Style

A collection of candle lantern centerpieces for any wedding reception decor theme

When planning your reception it’s valuable to remember that both lighting and decor pieces can both help set the ambiance at your reception. No matter if your plans are for a rustic, vintage, glamorous, or romantic style wedding, these candle lantern centerpieces will give you plenty of ideas to help create the right ambiance for your wedding reception. We’ve brought together 15 different centerpiece ideas created with candle lanterns to help bring a natural glow to your wedding party tables.

1. DIY Natural Touches

 

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If you like the DIY approach then this collection of natural twigs combined with some lace might be the perfect combination when you accent them around a rustic style candle lantern.

FromA Rustic Wedding at Old River Farms in Burgaw, North Carolina

2. Vintage Lace Charm

 

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Create a touch of rustic elegance with wood slab chargers under a vintage silver candle lantern. Add coordinated flowers and use engagement photos as base for the table numbers.

FromAn Elegant, Country Wedding at Cross Creek Ranch in Dover, Florida

3. Touch of Brass

 

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Use rose gold lanterns and fill to the top with tea roses like this example.

FromA Romantic Country Wedding at Town Square in Paola, Kansas

 

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Want a more rustic look? Why not decorate with classic wooden candle lanterns.

From: A Rustic Carriage House Wedding at Meade Plantation in Nashville, Tennessee

5. Wreath of Greens

 

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Getting married during the cooler seasons? Why not try classic centerpieces, dressed up with greens, berries, flowers and candles.

FromAn Elegant, Classic Wedding at Greenville Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware

6. Enchanted Moroccan Garden

 

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These timeless Moroccan style centerpieces encourage great conversation throughout the evening. Try a smaller lantern with a splash of green and a few blooms.

FromA Classic Wedding at River Oaks Garden Club Forum of Civics in Houston, Texas

7. Real Victorian Romantic

 

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Blush tones combined with cream colors create an elegant feeling in this vintage style centerpiece. Use a hexagonal vintage candle lantern to take this look over the top.

FromA Simple, Romantic Wedding at A View in Fontenelle Hills in Bellevue, Nebraska

8. Contrasting Floral Colors

 

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This lantern design combines different colors with a variety of floral colors to create more of a vibrant beach wedding vibe.

FromA Blue and White Wedding at Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida

9. White Flower Clusters

 

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Working with an all white pallet? Why not jazz things up with vibrant flower clusters and a variety of white candle lanterns.

FromA Chic White Wedding at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina


 

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Anyone else dreaming of a glam camp wedding? Who knew moss could be so chic—just add candles.

FromA Natural Wedding at Southern Oaks House and Gardens in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

11. Sweet Silver Simplicity

 

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Want to keep things simple? Try a collection of silver candle lanterns in differing heights with just a touch of baby’s breath.

FromA Rustic, Vineyard Wedding at Sassafras Springs Vineyard in Springdale, Arkansa

12. Whimsical Fair

 

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Herbs, flowers, and a bit of greenery combine with these unique candle lanterns to create a whimsical feel. Just add some hand painted table numbers to create your unique table centerpieces.

FromA Whimsical Wedding at Ahmanson Ranch in Calabasas, California

13. Metallic Brass Flair

 

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Metallic brass is gorgeous in its own way, when you combine it with the soft glow of creamy candles and ivory floral’s, it creates an über-romantic ambiance.

14. Bohemian Elegance

 

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Want to create a free-spirited look and feel. Try combining Moroccan lanterns and rugs with woven pillows and varied furniture.

FromAn Elegant, Bohemian Wedding at a Private Residence in Greenwich, Connecticut

15. Modern Classic Design

 

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Try combining clean smooth lines of modern black candle lanterns with warm inviting wood elements for a classy combination.