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18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas | CHWV

Whatever style of wedding you’ve opted for; we’ve got the perfect lantern centrepiece idea to finish off your décor.

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Totally Chic | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Laura Lee Flowers

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Modern design | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Rowell Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Treetop lights | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Hike Photography

4. Jewel tones

Jewel-toned lanterns are great for adding a touch of colour to your wedding and complementary to Moroccan-themed celebrations too.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Jewel tones | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Nicole Marie Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Natural charm | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Stephanie Hogue Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Arabian nights | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Brit Co

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Coastal bliss | CHWV

Image Courtesy of MNC Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Sheer simplicity | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Evan Laettner Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Boho chic | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Briana Marie Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Woodland wonderland | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Anastasia Marie on Instagram

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Rustic romance | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Always Forever Florist

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Festival of light | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Fondly Forever

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Glamorous affair | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Dan Stewart Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Vintage collection | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Bontanica Events

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!

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Metallic luxe | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Hailley Howard Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Gothic touch | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Liz Chrisman Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Rustic glam | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Simply Sweet Photography

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.

18 Amazing Lantern Centrepiece Ideas - Floral design | CHWV

Image Courtesy of Niki Mills Photography


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