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Have You Tried These Innovative Lighting Ideas For Your Reception Night?

BY The WMG Bride | 24 Feb, 2016 | 663 views | 3 min read

Lighting = Boring stuff your dad discusses? Nope!  We figured that the last leg of every wedding, the reception must not be boring and blah - because this is after all, the last image anyone will have on their mind when they leave the wedding. That's where lighting comes in - pretty outdoor/indoor lighting ideas that will make any reception stand out. Candle showcase all night long  aura gautam vedi

Aura By Gautam Vedi★ 5

Lots of candles, it's always good to go old-school. The idea is to create a charming space that gets all the attention as a central installation. The light from the installation will also give a soft, romantic vibe to the entire banquet.


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Decor: Flagship By FNP★ 5

The simplest and prettiest way to do up your reception night? Hang softly lit lanterns from the tree. They make for a great photo op and also give a magical, softly lit vibe to the entire area.  Given that these are paper lanterns, they shouldn't cost you a bomb either.


Make fairy lights an entrance wall  wishtree editor

Wishtree Weddings★ 5

This one is so simple, your decorator will smile away. Simply make fairy lights into an entrance  - a wall that sure lights up!


Use bulbs to spread the cheer 

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The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore

A bunch of bulbs can add a nice retro effect to the whole event so get them all up in all sizes to add a bit of glam to it. Think of where you could place these innovatively- for example, one area could be a bulb suspension over the bar,  or over a lounge area.


 Temple bells can revv up the reception

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Novotel Hyderabad★ 4.7

This pretty wedding used bell lighting to create the look of a temple - so innovative! It looks magical and holy.


 Birdcage boho is a nice idea

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The Wedding Vows★ 4.7

Birdcages could have been done to death but not when they come with lights - they add a mystic charm to the outdoors and make for great selfie stations.


 Embed chandeliers in floral canopy  12356707_913040415448600_4560330188597593542_o

Rani Pink★ 4.7

Floral canopies are beautiful at night but nothing adds drama and makes them shine like if you add chandeliers to them.


 Subtle chandeliers and purple lighting 

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Vinod Talreja Photographer

Purple lighting it seems makes the setting dreamy and romantic - that's why when you add subtle chandeliers, it looks even more magical.


Let Love shine

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Decor by Its an Affair★ 5

How adorable are these love bulbs? Perfect for over the dinner table and a complete conversation starter.


Fairylights in the ceiling

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Decor by The A-Cube Project★ 4.8

Put these cute fairy lights on sheer curtains and make it look like a dreamy canopy. Add flowers to the mix and make it romantic!

For more amazing lighting ideas for your reception, go to the WMG Gallery

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