candles in the daylight?

Our reception is going to be outdoors from 5-9pm and will include a dinner. The atmosphere is a (most likely very warm) garden with shade falling at 7ish. The sun will probably be setting around 8:30-9:00

My question is... are candles lame when it's still sunny? =) I love candles and had already decided on the centerpieces before thinking about it not being very dark during the reception. What do you think? The look I'm going for is a tall wide clear vase filled with drowned flowers & topped with floating candles.
Posted on April 14, 2008 at 4:44 pm
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I don't think the candles are lame while it's sunny. Besides, I think there will be too much going on to attend to adding candles when it gets darker.

It'll be a nice transition from sun to dark.
Posted on April 14, 2008 at 4:48 pm
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I agree with Mandy...even though the sun will set around 8:30/9:00, the light will be dimmed much before that. I think candles are appropriate for anytime!
Posted on April 14, 2008 at 4:53 pm
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You can never go wrong with candles! Since it's outdoors you could even include one citronella tealight per table to keep buggies away. I wouldn't do mor ethan one since the scent can get overwhelming.
Posted on April 14, 2008 at 5:10 pm
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Posted on April 14, 2008 at 5:21 pm
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I plan to have candles and the sun won't set til a good 3-4 hours into my event. But I am going to have them anyway (make sure you get candles which will burn for enough hours) and then the transition of light to dark will be smooth
Posted on April 14, 2008 at 5:52 pm

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