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Remedy For Clear Glass Votives

Oct 19, 2010

Don’t you ever get tired of seeing clear glass votives stuck on a table around a flower arrangement at parties and receptions? Don’t get me wrong…sometimes glass votives are appropriate and beautiful…

194 sweet and saucy and JL Designs…take this table, for instance…full of clear glass and whites…

image via JL Designs

img_1409 Branching Out Events …or this centerpiece…a marvelous mix of clear glass and mercury glass in an assortment of styles and shapes…

image via Branching Out Events

However, too often brides settle for a few votives strewn around a flower arrangement…and call it a day…mostly because they can’t think of anything else to do. Here’s an idea I love from Floral Verde

knot networking party…clear glass votives sporting fabric and lace sleeves…

20090418reception102 floral verde…transformed from plain to couture in a snap…

Now I know you must be imagining the tedious work of sewing or gluing or taping the fabric and lace to the votive holders…and trust me, it’s a lot of work…especially when you’re planning to use several per table. But here’s some good news…

Janet, owner of Floral Verde…

200810288093 janet martineau floral verde …has decided to open an Etsy shop where you can buy her covered votives…with lace…

etsy…or without lace…

etsy lemongrass green

The fabric sleeves slip off so you can clean the glass votives….and the sleeves are available in ivory silk, lemongrass green silk (seen above), Tiffany blue satin, and juniper blue silk. How’s that for simplifying your ‘To Do’ list?

Happy Tuesday!



  1. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing, Amy.


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