Purple and white wedding flower bouquet.

Beautiful Ideas For Wedding Chair Decorations

(Including 31 photo ideas for both the ceremony and reception.)

Wedding chair decorations can enhance an outdoor or indoor ceremony and reception venue. It doesn't matter where the ceremony is held whether it is in a tree lined park with green rolling hills, the backyard of the family home, on the beach, in a church or hall.

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Once the chairs are arranged, there are a few things that you can do to create a sense of intimacy.

Tulle can be used to make cheap wedding chair covers and pew decorations.

It is inexpensive and adds an instant beauty when wrapped or tied to the backs or sides of chairs in a swag fashion. Instead of a wedding chair cover, cut a 2 meter (6’) length of tulle and tie it around the chair back finishing it off as a big bow. Dress up the bows with cones of fresh flowers, silk flowers or greenery.

It can become quite expensive to have a florist do the flowers for the chairs. To save on cost ask family and friends if they can supply you with flowers from their garden.

Another cost saving tip is to decorate every second or third chair or just run the flowers down the outside chairs of the center aisle.

You can hire wedding chair covers and wedding chair decorations from specialist hire stores.

5 Wedding Chair Decoration Ideas

  1. Wide satin ribbons can also be used to make chair bows and finished with flowers.
  2. Lengths of satin ribbon can be used as a swag down the center aisle and use a single flower at the points where the swag meets the top of the chair.
  3. Decorate the back of chairs with a length of tulle. Start from the bottom of the chair legs and criss-cross the tulle until you reach the top of the chair (just like a ballerina would do to lace up her shoes). Secure the tulle by wrapping it around the top bar in the center and knot if off at the back. Finish off with a ribbon bow or flowers.
  4. Use a wide satin ribbon. Make a large bow with five or six loops have the tails of the bows almost reach the floor. Cut the tails so that they are all at various lengths. Then pin on flower heads to the bow tails. Secure to the outside edge of the chair.
  5. Paper cones filled with flowers or rose petals make a lovely decoration on the back of the chair or at the end of the row.
Bride Idea: Before placing the flowers on the chairs, fill a small plastic bag or container with water and secure to the flower. This will preserve the flowers and keep the tulle from becoming wet.

31 Picture Ideas for Wedding Chair Decorations

White wedding chair with butterfly and flower wreath.
1. Decorate the backs of chairs with a flower wreath.
Fabric covered chair.
2. Use soft toned fabric draped over the chairs and tie into place with contrasting fabric and lace trim.
White satin chair covers with light pink bows.
3. Soft and pretty pink bows.
Purple chair bow and flower.
4. Purple satin bows and fabric flower decorations.
Outdoor wedding chairs with mason jar flower decorations.
5. Rustic vintage look using mason jars and flowes in soft pastel shades.
White and purple wedding chair decorations.
6. Chairs with snug fitting covers and large satin bows.
Wooden sign on bride and groom's chair.
7. Use signs to decorate the chairs for the bride and groom.
Reserves sign on wedding guest chair.
8. Reserved for extra special guests.
blue bows and pink flower decorations.
9. Use chair decorations to decorate the aisle.
Sheer fabric in white and green decorating the backs of reception chairs.
10. Use a combination of colors.
Matching table cloth and chair bows.
11. Decorate the chairs and tables in matching fabric.
Wide and narrow ribbon bow chair decorations.
12. Ribbon can be used for your wedding chair decorations - it's perfect if you are on a budget.
White daisies in silver pails hanging on the side of chairs.
13. Hang bouquets of fresh flowers from the sides of the chairs.
Wedding chair covers matching the room decor.
14. Use chair covers to match the room décor.
Balloon chair decorations.
15. Add some fun by tying helium balloons to the backs of the chairs.
Chairs decorated with alternating color bows.
16. Alternate the colors of the chair bows to match your wedding theme.
Table runner and matching chair bows.
17. Create continuity by using matching fabric on the tables and chairs.
Pink chair sashes on folding white chairs.
18. Use soft flowing fabrics.
Rose pew decorations.
19. Fresh flower aisle decorations.
Red satin bows with dark red roses.
20. Tuck fresh flowers into satin bows.
Orange chair decoratios.
21. Weave fabric through the chair backs.
Large heart decorations on sides of chairs.
22. Hang non floral decorations from the sides of the chairs.
White chairs with white fabric and rose decorations.
23. Decorate only one side of the chairs.
Green sash chair decoration.
24. Use long organza chair sashes.
Purple and white chair covers.
25. Use large sashes to cover the tops of the chairs.
Large pink bow chair sashes.
26. Dress up plain folding chairs with sashes in your wedding colors.
White tulle and white rose pew decorations.
27. Keep it simple and elegant in all white.
Wicker chairs with wicker basket flower decorations.
28. Hang small floral baskes from the arms of chairs.
Embroidered chair covers.
29. Add a motif to your chair covers.
Matching dark red chair bows and table runners.
30. Match the chair bows to the table runners.
Tulle and ribbon pew decorations.
31. Create simple bows with tulle and ribbon for the pews.
These are just a few ideas if you would like to see more particularly ideas for decorating chairs at the ceremony Bridebox.com has another 20 unique chair and aisle decoration ideas.