(battery operated) candles with rose petals for ceremony. I think this is how I want the aisle to look. Between the family we might have enough battery operated candles to do the aisle, or at least a good portion of it. No aisle runner.
Toro Nagashi (灯籠流し) is a Japanese ceremony in which participants float paper lanterns (chōchin) down a river; tōrō is traditionally another word for lantern, while nagashi means “cruise, flow” - paper lanterns obon festival japan
The Lantern Fest, a traveling festival that unites revelers with a night of live music, dancing, marshmallow roasting, and setting the dark sky aglow with floating luminaries carrying hundreds of hopes and dreams