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.
Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi Japan This plant, a wisteria, is a vine. Notice the grid work up above that the plant was trained on. This vine will pull down a brick wall so don't plant it against your house.