Sparklers would be a cool example of life for this project. Again, an awesome mood is set by it's own light. And everything els could be edited to be dimmer to draw out the rich color and light of the sparkler.
Candles and stars cute beginning to an idea for centerpieces, either put in middle of table or place on a mirror. then use old bottle as shown i would then add votive candles all around these. this w (Old Bottle Centerpieces)
Wish Jar (wouldn't it be cool to let your kiddo write wishes on a star and put it in this jar and you fulfill (or help them (!)) fulfill some of them? Keeping faith in that things are going to work o (Cool Crafts With Jars)