Top 10: Party Lighting Ideas

Top 10: Party Lighting Ideas

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Maxwell Ryan
Dec 14, 2007
The Workhorses Use white tea lights in great quantities along window sills, tables and hallways: • Roly-Poly votivesWhite sake cupsChunky glass candleholdersRotera lanterns for outsideGalej votives Use pillar candles in small groupings down the middle of the dining and coffee table (avoid colored or scented candles): • Pure white or ivory pillar candlesBeeswax pillar candles burn even more beautifully Dramatic Twists • Attach white X-Mas lights to ceiling and allow to hang straight down • Place uplights along walls or in corners with halogen floods • If you have one, light your fireplace! • Put table and floorlamps on dimmers and keep them low Party Tricks and Pure FunClementine candles: Cut skin 1/2 way around. Gently remove fruit. Fill 1/2 hollow skin that has center nub of skin with olive oil. Let soak 3 minutes. Light "wick." Make round hole in other 1/2 skin. Gently place on top to make lantern. Slideshow here. • Cool Neon Techno Strobes RESOURCES: - Genwax.com - Beeswax pillars from the Union Square farmer's market - Ikea - HamptonsStore.com - Save-on-crafts.com - LampsPlus.com (ReEdited from 2005-12-06 - MGR)
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