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Buyers Guide to Wedding Sparklers

We all know that your wedding is the most important event in a bride’s life. You plan every detail and want everything to turn out picture perfect. You also desire your special day to be perfectly unique as well. What if you could have all of this with the addition of one special item? Guess what, you can. With the addition of wedding sparklers to your already unique style, you can take your big day from amazing to sparktacular, let us tell you how. Finding the Right Sparklers for Your Wedding When you decide to add a sparkle to your wedding (literally), you will have several different choices. With a variety of wedding sparklers ranging in length at 10 inch sparklers, 20 inch sparklers, and 36 inch sparklers, you are sure to find something that is perfectly matched for your desires. You can even choose heart sparklers to show the spark that is in the heart of the happy couple. With a variety of wedding sparklers to fit your need, all you have to do is choose. With the many decisions you have to make during the planning of your big day, why not take a break and imagine the possibilities of incorporating wedding sparkles into your plans. With a great line of smokeless wedding sparklers, not only can you bring a glow to your reception, you can do so without smoking everyone out. The smokeless premium sparklers are fantastic for leaving the air virtually, smoke-free, which makes for excellent...

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Wedding Sparklers in Southwest Commercial

Southwest Airlines & Sparklers Online Finding out a national brand wants to use sparklers in a television commercial is always exciting. What usually happens is a Production Assistant calls and says they need the sparklers the following morning. We usually try to avoid these last minute requests because the sparklers have to be shipped vis UPS Ground. With Southwest Airlines, the advertising agency called us with plenty of time for shipping. Thank you, Southwest! They had a vision and knew a wedding sparkler exit was going to be a scene. We never know how the sparklers are going to be used and if they will be used. Our wedding sparklers are used in different ways and for this commercial they used our 36-Inch Wedding Sparklers. This Southwest commercial was meant to be funny and show a humorous side of a girl on the “wedding circuit” - brides...you know what we mean. The scene towards the end is of the wedding sparkler send-off and it is perfect! Watch the video below and we will guarantee a smile on your face. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIN4zpEtMhU[/embed] Sparklers, What's Not To Love It is fun to think of a simple idea created by SparklersOnline.com - 16 years ago is a trend portrayed in a wedding. When we started this business, no one knew what a wedding sparkler send-off was and we had to introduce the idea. Now it is a trend in weddings around the world. Using sparklers for weddings is an amazing and affordable trend that...

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Are Wedding Sparklers Safe?

Wedding sparklers are becoming the trend to give that extra shine to your big day. Many do have concerns because let’s face it, you think of sparklers and flame is what comes to mind. So, now you are torn between adding that special touch to your big day and the fears you have of the dangers these sparklers may cause. Let us ease your worries with a bit of information about wedding sparklers and their addition to your wedding party. The Benefits of Using Wedding Sparklers Wedding sparklers can be a light touch to send you away from your wedding with a memory that lasts a lifetime. Wedding sparklers can do so much more than sparkle. Sparklers can also be used as table centerpieces to make a unique statement. Another great idea is as a wedding favor for your friends and family to take home with them. You can even keep a heart sparkler to light on your first anniversary. With smokeless wedding sparklers, you can also have the sparkle you desire without the irritation that other sparklers may cause. Choosing the Right Sparklers for Indoor & Outdoor Weddings Taking your sparklers indoors (just don’t light them) can make decorating fun and will give your guests an idea as to what they can expect for the evening. Adding colorful ribbons to your sparkler bouquet will allow you to make the perfect accessory for your wedding decor. You can also choose to have sparkler signs to adorn your sparklers that will...

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How Hot Are Sparklers? The Science Behind Your Wedding Light Show

According to a report from MPR, sparklers can burn as hot as a blow torch. But there's much more to the science and safety of sparklers than this simple statement. While facts like this may sound alarming, in reality, sparklers are nothing like handling a large open flame! So how hot are sparklers really? And if they're as hot as some claim, why don't they feel that hot? Keep reading to find out the basics of how sparklers are made, the science behind our sparklers, and what gives them their namesake sparkle. Where were Sparklers Invented? Most people know that fireworks originated in China. But what about the sparkler? The first sparkler is actually believed to have come from Heliopolis, one of the major cities of Ancient Egypt. While evidence points to the first sparkler being a weapon, it was quickly adapted for festivals and celebrations. As far back as AD 670, people were celebrating love and victory with sparklers -- just as we do today! What are Sparklers Made of? There are four key components to any sparkler: fuel, an oxidizer, a binder, and metal powder. These chemicals are mixed with water to create a paste. This paste is then coated onto the sparkler "handle" and allowed to dry. The fuel is what keeps the sparkler burning all the way down once it's been lit. Without this the sparkler would die out shortly after being lit -- nobody wants to relight their sparkler several times! The oxidizer is a...

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Wedding Sparklers: How to Light a Sparkler, Handle It and Dispose of It

Tired of grand fireworks but you still want an epic show for your wedding? Thanks to Pinterest and other social media platforms, the use of sparklers in a wedding send-off is becoming more popular than ever. Well, why not? It makes for some nice photo opportunities, they're pretty, and they're easy to clean up as well as opposed to tossing rice or bird seeds. It comes with the additional benefit of being eco-friendly too. However, using it comes with various risks, such as accidentally setting something (or someone) on fire. Learning government safety rules and how to use a sparkler the right way eliminates the risks, though. Keep reading to learn how to light a sparkler, handle it, and then dispose of it. How to Light a Sparkler Before you bring sparklers to your wedding, confirm with the venue first if it allows a wedding sparkler send-off. Some don't allow it for insurance and safety hazards, while most would have no problems with it if you use it the proper way. With that said, here are tips on how to light sparklers. Choose a Location The best location for your send-off would be the outdoors as there are fewer flammable materials than indoors. Choose a spot away from objects and the wind to make lighting the sparklers safe and easy. We recommend having the send-off close to your getaway car; you can walk through the line of sparklers and then head straight for the car. Hold It Properly Make sure...

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Sparkler Writing: How to Take Great Photos of Your Wedding Sparkler Messages

Think weddings are over? A popular belief is that the younger generation no longer believes in marriage. Despite that claim, around 35% of adults in the country still want to get married at some point in their lives. Weddings are great milestones in life, with the union of two lovers cementing their relationship into something almost inseparable. A great way to accentuate your wedding is the use of sparklers. There are a lot of unique things you can do with it. But if you want to make great memories, you can make sparkler writing and take photos with it. Read on if you want to know how to take sparkler messages on your wedding day like a pro. 1. The Set Up You need to collaborate with your wedding photographer with this. They need to use long shutter speeds or Bulb mode if their camera has the capabilities. The photographer needs to have a tripod to put the camera on since the lack of support will result in shakes that can spoil the shots. If they don't have a tripod, a good alternative is a level surface where the camera can rest without movements. Working in Bulb mode needs a remote or cable release since the shutter needs to be open. A shake can appear in your shot even if you hold down the shutter button with your finger. Without the use of Bulb mode, your photographer needs to set the exposure going. They can use the self-timer option of...

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Let the Sparks Fly: How to Create the Perfect Wedding Sparkler Send Off

Congratulations! You're engaged! But your wedding day is fast approaching, and you want to add a certain glamour to your sendoff. What could you do that will make your pictures and memories stand out from everyone else's ceremonies? Your answer may be a sparkler send-off. Learn all about these beautiful exits here to determine if they are right for you and how, exactly, you go about preparing for one. What Is a Wedding Exit? Don't be embarrassed about not knowing the term. It's one of those vague notions that we see more in movies than in real life, so it's good to have a solid understanding of what a wedding send off really is. Most people mix up the process with the recessional, but the big difference is that the wedding exit is purely for the bride and groom. A recessional is for the entire wedding party at the end of the ceremony. When the send-off occurs is entirely up to the couple. Some prefer to do it after the ceremony and on the way to the reception hall. Others prefer it to be at the very end of the night. How to Plan a Sparkler Send-Off Planning a sparkler send off requires some extra planning, but the photos and fun are well worth it. We'll take you through the entire process from start to finish here. Check with Your Venue The first thing you'll want to do is check with your venue for restrictions. Some locations won't allow sparklers...

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How To Plan A Proper Wedding Sparkler Sendoff

If you've trawled through Pinterest for wedding inspiration, then you'll probably already know that a wedding sparkler sendoff is perfect for gorgeous wedding photographs. You know the ones, the kind where the happy newlyweds are walking hand in hand as they exit their wedding venue, surrounded by smiling friends and family waving sparklers around. These pics are nothing short of dreamy, and they're great fun too. With that in mind, let's dive into how you can organize your own. First Things First You need to ensure your wedding venue allows sparklers, this is essential. Rest assured, most places allow them especially as nowadays wedding sparklers are incredibly safe and easy to manage. Some places have even had dedicated areas for these kinds of send-offs. This is hardly surprising when you consider how popular they are! Sometimes, the venue staff (providing you've asked them beforehand) will even help you pull this off. Which Sparklers Are Best? Our best advice is to source longer sized sparklers. Typically, these have a longer burn time, making them a more practical choice for weddings. Some premium sparklers are as long as 36 inches! Make sure you buy enough, so each guest has at least two. Top Tip: even if you opt for longer sparklers, instruct your guests to light them one at a time (this bides the happy couple a little more time). If you don't like the look of the extra-long sparklers, never fear. You can still get away with using the standard size...

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8 Grave Wedding Sparkler Mishaps To Avoid At All Cost

Every couple dreams of their big day, traditionally most focus on a grand entrance into the reception hall. However, it's important not to forget the exit. Wedding sparklers are a great way to make sure you get photos that truly capture how special your big day is. Just imagine it, all of your friends and family standing in line waving lit sparklers. They're all excited and celebrating as you make your way to the car as husband and wife. This magical moment has become a very popular trend among summer outdoor weddings. But there are some mistakes that you want to avoid making. 1. Check that the Venue will Allow Wedding Sparklers A simple mistake that people make when they are planning a sparkler send-off is checking that the venue actually allows it. Some don't allow it due to insurance policies. The next thing you want to ask the venue about is whether they allow both the 20-inch ones or the 36-inch ones. If they only allow smaller ones you don't want to show up with big sparklers. Having the right wedding sparklers is half the battle. 2. Have an Announcement Sign You want to make sure you have a sign that announces your sparkling send off. Be sure to include the time that its happening so your guests are fully aware. The best pictures have lots of people sending you off. In a lot of cases guests will slowly dwindle as the night goes on, but if they know...

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What Are The Best Sparklers For Wedding Receptions?

Sparkler send-offs are one of the biggest trends in weddings over the last several years. Wedding trends come and go, but this trend is here to stay. Happy couples are choosing to celebrate their big day with this fun, creative send-off. Now that you're committed to the trend, you need to figure out what are the best sparklers for weddings. Read below to find what's best for your big day.   Shop Your Sparklers Now!   What is a Sparkler Send-Off? Before you choose which type of sparkler is the best for you, you need to learn the ins and outs of the sparkler send-off. Send-offs have been a wedding tradition for decades. Originally, guests would throw rice at the newly-married couple as a way to wish them good luck with fertility. This tradition has changed over the years to include confetti, bubbles, and now sparklers. The send-off occurs at the end of the reception when the newlywed couple leaves. Wedding guests gather around the couple to cheer them on and wish them a happy future. A sparkler send-off involves a handheld firework emits colored flames. Your guests each light a sparkler and line up on both sides of your exit path. This makes for a beautiful moment as well as stunning photographs. Ten-Inch Sparklers Ten-inch sparklers are the smallest size you should consider. This is the traditional size of sparklers that you may be familiar with already. These burn quickly, for about 40 seconds each. Due to the quick...

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