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Soft and Romantic Candlelight Wedding Inspiration

Now that the weather is turning warmer, the light is staying later, and evening lingers a little longer before turning into night, I thought it was time to visit one of my favorites – candlelight wedding inspiration! There is nothing more romantic than dining outdoors on a lazy summer evening, the setting sun throwing everything into inky silhouette over tables lit by flickering candles. I drew inspiration for this board from the rich chiaroscuro contrast and the soft hues where the shadows meet – pale aqua and deep purple.

Soft and Romantic Candlelight Wedding Inspiration in Pale Aqua and Purple | See More! https://heyweddinglady.com/soft-and-romantic-candlelight-wedding-inspiration/


It’s no secret that I love lanterns in event design – or that natural light makes for the best photos! Warm candlelight is the best way to preserve that fine art lighting effect late into the evening, adding in the stunning Rembrandt or Caravaggio inspired shadows as the day gets later. A clean, simple tabletop is the most effective way to allow the candles to take center stage, so long family-style dining tables set with votives, glass hurricane lamps, and collections of lanterns in weathered wood or brass create a lovely, welcoming effect. Add in loose centerpieces of lush summer blooms to give the shadows somewhere to play! Natural textures – wood grain, raw silk, bone china – will help create the feeling of a summer evening outdoors, no matter where your reception takes place!

PHOTO GALLERY – 
Wrought Iron Moroccan Lanterns | Sakaya Minemura | See More! https://heyweddinglady.com/soft-and-romantic-candlelight-wedding-inspiration/Handmade Silk Wedding Favors with Calligraphy Tags | Buffy Dekmar Photography | See More! https://heyweddinglady.com/soft-and-romantic-candlelight-wedding-inspiration/Aqua Bridesmaid Dress with a Loose and Romantic Peach Rose Bouquet | Michele M. Waite Photography | See More! https://heyweddinglady.com/soft-and-romantic-candlelight-wedding-inspiration/Lush Gardens Florals and Clusters of Candles Lining a Romantic Ceremony Aisle | Erick Ekroth | See More! https://heyweddinglady.com/soft-and-romantic-candlelight-wedding-inspiration/Romantic Industrial Wedding Reception Full of Candlelight and Purple Flowers | Storytellers and Co. | See More! https://heyweddinglady.com/soft-and-romantic-candlelight-wedding-inspiration/Vintage Champagne Coupes and Lush Purple Florals | Meghan Kay Sadler Photography | See More! https://heyweddinglady.com/soft-and-romantic-candlelight-wedding-inspiration/Photo Credits:

Moroccan Lanterns – Photography by Sakaya Minemura | Favors – Photography by Buffy DekmarFavors designed by Wedding SparrowCalligraphy by Signora e Mare via Elizabeth Anne Designs | Bridesmaid & Bouquet – Photography by Michele M. Waite PhotographyFlorals by Sinclair & Moore Events via Elizabeth Anne Designs | Ceremony Aisle Decor – Photography by Erik Ekroth, Florals by HATCH creative studio via The Knot | Industrial Reception Hall – Photography by Storytellers & Co., Reception held at The Green Building via Ruffled | Champagne Coupe – Photography by Meghan Kay SadlerFlorals by Kelly Kaufman Design via Once Wed

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