DIY Thanksgiving Party Decorations With Candle Decor Ideas

Candles have captivated people’s hearts for many centuries; it’s no wonder why it’s considered one of the most romantic and symbolic elements of decoration in the wedding. Such is their appeal that they’re often found in most elegant weddings and ceremonies. Not for the faint of heart however, candle decor ideas can be tricky to pull off perfectly. If you have any ideas how to incorporate candles into your big day then we’d like to point them out to you, along with a few candle decorating basics to get you started.

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There are as many candle decor ideas as there are candles themselves. While there are a few things you should remember if planning an elegant wedding with candles, it’s important not to get lost amongst the thousands of candle decor ideas floating around. For undying love of candles and probably your own as well, we have curated this article to assist you with the myriad of ways in which you could incorporate candles into your upcoming wedding.


One of the best candle decor ideas for weddings is actually using candles as accessories to your decor. Let’s face it, candles are very beautiful and add a soft romantic glow to any setting. This can make for a gorgeous effect in any room or hall where you intend to place them. For instance, you could choose to hang these delicate and lovely creations in an opulent hall or at least in a room where there are no overwhelming decorations. Candles have a certain air of romance about them that just radiates from them. You could hang these candles over at different places, such as on a railing, in a wall socket, etc.

A popular alternative to candles as accessories for wedding decor ideas is to use candles as holders for other decorative pieces, such as flowers. Do you want something a bit more modern? Then why not pick out some tealight holders or votive holders in various shapes and sizes. These types of holders can go well with candle-shaped tables, plates, China hangers, etc. The wonderful thing about these types of candle holders is that they have the ability to match any color scheme that you may have for the rest of the wedding, or indeed for just about any other setting.

If you’re a bit of a do-it-yourselfer, then you might want to consider getting some DIY thanksgiving decorations done. By DIY, I mean that you can make these candles into centerpieces! The sky is literally the limit when it comes to decorations, so if you feel up to putting in the time and effort, then feel free to make these candles into centerpieces at your reception or wedding reception.

Another way of getting some DIY thanksgiving decor candle decor ideas is to find some loose tea lights in your kitchen, bathroom or anywhere else in the house that you can pile up some tea leaves. When you do this, remember to keep them lit! That way you can use them as part of the centerpiece at your reception or wedding reception. As an alternative to tea lights, there are candles that can be used as part of your DIY thanksgiving decorations. Look for candle holders in various shapes and sizes, and then place one on each place setting in the corners of the room where you would like to serve food and drinks.

If you really want some DIY Thanksgiving ideas, then you may also want to consider some pumpkin candle holders for your centerpieces. There are a lot of great pumpkin candle holders online, and all of them are really lovely! You can also buy some beautiful votive candle holders that would look wonderful at your thanksgiving dinner tables. Just make sure that if you purchase any type of pumpkin candle holder that you either purchase some natural pumpkins, or have your pumpkin planted in your garden. Your pumpkin candle holder will look gorgeous, but it will not burn if there are flames burning in your guests’ eyes.

If you really want to have some DIY candle decor ideas, one idea that you could consider is to create a candle holder from clay. You will need to find some large clay pots and lining them up to form a circle is good. Once this is done, then you simply have to fill the bottom of the pot with sand (so the clay won’t shrink when you pour the candle wax into it). Place a candle atop the sanded center and then add some more sand to make sure that the candle doesn’t drip or sink when it burns. This would be a spectacular centerpiece for your next thanksgiving party!

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