Candlelight has the ability to change the mood of a room in an instant — with just the strike of a match, an ordinary space has instantaneous ambiance. So, it’s no surprise that votives, pillars and candelabras are a steadfast event decor staple. Ahead, some of our favorite incandescent inspiration.
Set during the luxury wedding summit, Engage, guests were welcomed to a dessert party via a path of twinkling pillar candles set in varying sizes of hurricane glass.
Bliss Weddings & Events executed this stunning romantic blush and gold wedding at the historic Racquet Club of Chicago. For the ceremony, the aisle was lined with clear and opaque glass candle holders of different shapes and sizes, while the focal point was a glowing, candlelit bookshelf.
For this wedding, Venue One Chicago — an all-inclusive event and meeting center in Chicago — was bathed in golden candlelight. Each of the long, communal tables were dressed with yellow and orange pillar candles. This celebration is a perfect example of how candles alone can create an effective and memorable tablescape that can transform an entire room.
This creative, yet elegant, Ritz-Carlton Chicago wedding was captured by KingenSmith. A collaboration between Weddings Inc. and HMR Designs, this celebration incorporated hundreds of candles on the floor to create a completely unique effect, while the aisle was lined with candelabras and containers of various shapes, sizes and heights.
Simply Perfect by Melissa and HMR Designs teamed up for this gorgeous red and gold wedding at the University Club of Chicago. The entire space was bathed in candlelight, ranging from a wall of shelving filled with flickering votives to the fireplace mantel to the elaborate tablescapes.