Looking for wedding table decorations that will wow your guests? Lanterns have to be one of our top choices when it comes to centrepiece ideas. Available in a wide range of styles, you can create pretty much any look with lanterns – from rustic-inspired tables to ultra glam. You can also layer your design with flowers and pretty décor for a statement centrepiece guaranteed to impress.
1. Totally chic
If you’re looking to adorn your table with sparkly lights that create a romantic and chic feel, you can’t go wrong with hanging tea light lanterns. They’re ideal for enhancing trestle tables and adding a stylish touch to rustic weddings.
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2. Modern design
Lanterns are an ideal choice for modern weddings too. We love this contemporary white wedding with a touch of fuchsia, featuring gorgeous white lanterns in a variety of heights.
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3. Treetop lights
If you’re looking for an unusual wedding centrepiece, why not recreate this whimsical tree design? Adorned with pretty little lanterns, it’s a great choice for manor house weddings or rustic barn venues.
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4. Jewel tones
Jewel-toned lanterns are great for adding a touch of colour to your wedding and complementary to Moroccan-themed celebrations too.
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5. Natural charm
Lanterns aren’t just suited to oriental-inspired weddings. This stunning display shows how oversized lanterns filled with candles complement elegant gypsophila displays.
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6. Arabian nights
For an Arabian nights-inspired wedding, opt for lanterns in rich metallic shades in unusual Moroccan-inspired shapes. A touch of fuchsia pink will also enhance your centrepiece display.
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7. Coastal bliss
One of the best things about lanterns is that they are extremely versatile. This gorgeous coral-themed lantern centrepiece combines simple glass lanterns with coastal-inspired décor for a look that’s chic and pretty.
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8. Sheer simplicity
Sometimes, it’s the simple wedding table decorations that look most elegant – like this single lantern adorned with a ring of pure white blooms.
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9. Boho chic
Boho-inspired centrepieces require a clever mix of boho chic and exotic style – which this combination of lanterns and blooms achieves perfectly. The brushed metallics also make this display suited to rustic or vintage style affairs and perfect for rustic barn weddings.
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10. Woodland wonderland
We all know that candles help to create that all-important enchanting atmosphere for a woodland wedding – but why not double up your décor with lanterns? These statement lanterns house a variety of candles for a Twilight-inspired finish.
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11. Rustic romance
This oversized wooden lantern is the perfect choice for rustic weddings. It houses a pillar candle and is accentuated by vintage-inspired tea lights.
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12. Festival of light
Moroccan-inspired displays are a great choice for couples looking for centrepieces with real wow-factor. We love this colourful Moroccan-harvest inspired design, which combines the traditional lantern with oriental fruits and flowers.
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13. Glamorous affair
Lanterns are normally associated with rustic or oriental-inspired weddings, but this glamorous centrepiece design shows they offer a lot more. We love the tall gold lantern and matching table number décor, set off beautifully by the ring of beautiful pink and white blooms.
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14. Vintage collection
If you’re looking for ideas for your vintage-inspired wedding tables, why not replicate this stunning combination? Old, vintage lanterns have been combined with vintage accessories, blooms and feathers for an eye-catching centrepiece display.
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15. Metallic luxe
This statement centrepiece combines two of the hottest wedding trends – metallics and geometric shapes – and is the perfect complement to a modern or boho affair. We love the idea of filling lanterns with flowers too!
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16. Gothic touch
If you’re getting wed in a period venue, with lots of history, why not enhance the space with a glam gothic design? The black lanterns and deep, rich flowers are also the perfect complement to an autumn-themed wedding.
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17. Rustic glam
Struggling to think of wedding table decorations to complement your chic affair? Ditch the traditional candelabras and floral centrepieces for a combination of rustic glam lanterns adorned with pretty pastel flowers.
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18. Floral design
The flower-filled birdcage table centrepiece has been popular for years now – so why not switch things up with a pretty flower-filled lantern? This look is a great choice for the majority of wedding themes and is perfect for a country style venue.
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