Wedding Trend Alert: 6 Festive Ways to Use Tassels

Wedding Style & Decor

Fashion designers sent dresses and accessories down the runway that were playfully finished with a variety of tassels and fringes. And now, the tassel has made its way to the wedding world, showing up on everything from bouquet handles to favor boxes. You can cut up crepe or tissue paper to create your own DIY tassels or source traditional cord versions from your local trimmings store and use them into your celebration in a modern way. To help you get inspired, we rounded up our favorite ideas to incorporate this fun touch into your celebration.

Escort Cards (above): These fun and festive cards are easy to make and — best of all — you can customize the colors to match your wedding. Check out the DIY tutorial on Confetti Pop.

Bouquet with Tassels: This beautiful bright-pink bouquet by The Nouveau Romantics is embellished with silk-cord tassels tied around the handle.

DIY Tassel Boutonniere: Spiff up your groom's lapel with this whimsical boutonniere made from colorful crepe paper. Check out the easy DIY tutorial on Brooklyn Bride.

Menus: Add some flair to your dinner tables by tying silk tassels to the menu cards and displaying them at each place setting.

Favor Boxes: Package your wedding favors in kraft-paper boxes gussied up with a fringed tissue-paper tassel.

Cake Topper: Decorate a simply frosted cake with a tiny tassel garland. You can find similar cake toppers on Etsy.

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