LED Centerpieces – Get the Glow at Your Event

5 Ideas for Light Up & Glow In The Dark Centerpieces

LED Light Up Glow CenterpiecesLED light and glow in the dark centerpieces are a hot decor trend, whether you’re planning a wedding, bar or bat mitzvah, sweet 16, or any event.  Floating candles on tinted, glowing water create a unique and romantic mood. Getting that look from a glow-in-the-dark LED centerpiece takes it up a notch, transforming your tablescape in the coolest and most modern kind of way. Even if you go with a plain linen, this intriguing touch will instantly wake things up.

Photo: Joannie Liss Events

1. Add Lighting to your Centerpieces using Floralytes

LED CenterpiecesPhoto: Absolutely Charmed

Take tinted water to another level by using colored submersible LED lights. These LED lights can be safely submerged in liquid. The submersible floralytes from Koyal Wholesale are wireless, miniature, reusable, self-powered lighting units which will illuminate any design application including floral arrangements, design props, table settings, candle replacement for votives, and ice sculptures. They will stay lit for 36-48 hours… even underwater!

Create an easy, elegant, and totally affordable DIY centerpiece by grouping several vases on a table, inserting a flower or stem of orchids with a colored light, and filling with water. Top things off with floating candles.

2. Make Your Centerpieces Glow using Water Pearls

Blue LED Light Up CenterpiecesPhoto: Jim Goodwin Photography

Koyal Wholesale offers several options for a fun, glowing centerpiece. Try pairing the submersible LED lights with colorful Deco Bead Water Pearls. These polymer pearls are created by simply adding water and can hold 100 times their weight in water! This causes the water absorbent beads to expand into perfect miniature spheres. They come in 23 colors to suit any decor.

To make them glow, insert a white submersible LED in the vase. These make a wonderful anchor for your floral arrangements, allowing you to move and place your flowers into the desired design.

Water pearls work great for candle lighting displays too!

LED Candle Lighting DisplayPhoto: VIP Caterers Boca

Uplighting to Match Centerpieces - DIY Uplighting

Match your uplighting to your centerpieces for a glamorous effect!

Florists & Party Decor3. Create Glow In The Dark Centerpieces

Glow Centerpieces Photo: Save on Crafts

You can also use glow necklaces or LED ice cubes from Amazon to illuminate your centerpieces.

Check out 8 Cool Ways to Use Glow LED Lights

4. Light the Base

Light Up Centerpieces Lamp A light base can be used to light up your centerpieces from the bottom.  The bases can be set to change colors throughout your event, which have a fabulous effect live as well as in photos.

Light Up CenterpiecesThese light bases from Koyal Wholesale can also be used for an innovative food display!

DIY LED Lighting Ideas - Under Table Lighting for a Wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah or Event

Or add under-table lighting to inject color and drama to your tables.

5. Create Stand-Alone Statement Centerpieces

LED Glow Square CenterpiecesPhoto: David Tutera

LED and glowing centerpieces don’t need much to make them beautiful.  Strategically placing LED lights into a lucite geometric shape can have a beautiful, striking effect.

Be sure to coordinate your LED centerpieces with the uplighting and GOBOS at your wedding, bar or bat mitzvah or party to make your making the most of your event lighting.  Contact our wedding & party decor specialists for expert advice and seamless execution.

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Written by Lonni Delane