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I never expected my wedding would consume me, but now I realize that was a silly assumption. It has, and I guess I am just going with it. It's around the corner now, about a week and a half away, and there are still things to do. My decorating theme is crystals, and it's transformed to a wonder world of white—collections of milk glass, candlesticks painted white, white branches, glitter, white candles (votive, tea, pillar and stick), crystal votive holders, crystal quartz rocks, and crystal balls.

I've been staring at all the white "things" for the past couple weeks trying to imagine exactly how everything will look scattered down the long long tables. Here's what I've been looking at:

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Everything white

1 Everything white

Collection of milk glass planters

2 Collection of milk glass planters

Candlesticks and candelabras spray-painted white

3 Candlesticks and candelabras spray-painted white

white beads

4 white beads

stained white tree truck disc

5 stained white tree truck disc

crystals wired for ornaments

6 crystals wired for ornaments

crystals in a bowl with seed pearls

7 crystals in a bowl with seed pearls

lots and lots of quartz crystals

8 lots and lots of quartz crystals

painted white branches, glittered and crystalized

9 painted white branches, glittered and crystalized

crystal ball

10 crystal ball

beautiful phantom crystals

11 beautiful phantom crystals

Viva Terra crystal tea light holder on left and dripping candle http://www.vivaterra.com/

12 Viva Terra crystal tea light holder on left and dripping candle http://www.vivaterra.com/

I hope it all turns out the way I imagine.

Oh, side note:

I went on a wild search for white candles that drip and they were so hard to find. They are all drip-less! I must be the only one who loves when candle wax runs down the sides of the candlestick and piles up making organic shapes. I just love that. I found candles that drip here.

Comments (6)

  • Beautiful! I love white ceramics.

  • I find that the cheaper the cost of the candle, the more likely it will drip. Try Michael's. Candles purchased there dripped mercilessly all over during a past summer wedding.

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  • Congratulations Kristin! Your mom must be over the moon for you! Can't wait to see the photos... so far really unique and VERY beautiful.
    Mrs Dieter...(Aimee and Jared's Mom) Locust Rd ,Pville

  • I wonder if you could make candles that drip by dipping dripless ones a few extra times? plus you could have some neat colour effects by dipping in different coloured wax...

  • I love candles that drip and had the same problem for my living room! I found that if you burn them outside and let the wind do it's thing, they tend to drip. But it requires a little bit of babysitting and twirling. I sat outside doing it to about 20 of them. I call the technique "Yo ho ho'ing"

    Thanks for the link! Congrats!

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