***this would be outside (maybe on the deck or near a tree). A bucket of water with floating votives.*** Like the idea of guests lighting a floating candle and making a wish for the bride and groom. Placing it in a small pond or boat filled with water.
Made popular in China with red lanterns, which symbolize happiness, they have become a popular decoration for weddings all over the world. Paper lanterns will give your wedding a romantic and dazzling glow.