Easy Ways To Add Ambiance To Your Wedding Reception

Written by    Last updated: August 27, 2014

Ambiance is the key to the perfect reception. It defines how the evening will go, what your guests will experience and, most importantly, it showcases your personalities. One of the easiest and most budget-friendly ways to add ambiance is through lighting. Regardless of your theme, colour choice, venue or budget, creating ambiance threw light couldn’t be simpler. With candlelight guaranteeing the WOW factor every time, we’ve put together a few ideas we know will inspire you.

Black and white wedding theme |Crystal chandleries and candle light | Confetti.co.uk

Create the perfect ambiance with our Blown Glass Miniature Tealight Luminaries

Art deco wedding theme | Lilly centrepiece and glitter candle holders Crystal chandleries and candle light | Confetti.co.uk

Don’t forget you can add a little glitter to the tea lights to give it that extra wow factor. See our DIY Wedding Centrepieces tutorial

Candle lit table decor | Tree centrepiece with autumn coloured flowers | Confetti.co.uk Image courtesy of Bridal Guide

Recreate this look using our Blown Glass Miniature, Floating Candles, Blown Glass Tear Drop and LED tealights

Candle lit table decor | Hanging glass globe decor | Confetti.co.uk

Recreate this look using 500 Blown Glass Globes and LED tealights

Woodland, nature inspired wedding centrepiece with pillar candles | Confetti.co.uk

Create your very own rustic themed centrepiece using our Rustic Wood And Glass Box and Round Pillar Candles

Rustic, vintage themed candle tea light holders  | Confetti.co.uk

For rustic themed weddings, you want to create an ambiance using texture. Our Miniature Glass Tealight Holder, White Porcelain Votive Holder With Embossed Lace Embellishment and Glass Globe Votive Holder With Reflective Lace Pattern are perfect for this.Wedding table centrepieces with candles  | Confetti.co.uk

Above, clockwise from top left: Square Vase with floating candles | Diamond Shaped Tealight Holders | Gold 5 Arm Wedding Candelabra | Cream & Crystal 3 Stem Candelabra


For more great ideas, see our inspiration article pages or take a browse in our shop. Also, discuss this topic and more with hundreds of brides and brides-to-be in the Confetti forums.

This article was written by

Sahdia Qayyum
Sahdia Qayyum has over six years experience in the wedding industry as a planner and designer; she has a clear vision of what brides are looking for.

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