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Two tapers usually sit beside a large cake candle and the bride or her
family use one of the tapers to light the unity candle as the groom or
his family lights it with the other taper.
Often the unity candle is decorated with the
invitation or a picture of the couple put on the side of the candle. You
can cut it into an oval and then glue and pin it around edges onto the
candle and cover edges with glued-on lace and pearls. Then I
thought maybe this poem could be put on the other side. Add
more pearls, bows, etc.
Hint: You can let the candle burn down
until a votive cup will fit into the sunken wick area after it cools.
Then put a votive in the cup and your beautiful candle will keep
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hearts met and fell in love
and now beat
as one in unity.
Let their flames join together
For a love that lasts to eternity.
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