When it comes to your wedding, you and your partner are the irrefutable stars of the show. So, why not take every opportunity to stand-out? And that includes the very chairs on which you sit! At your wedding reception, make sure your and your partner's seats are as special as your union with these impossibly pretty wedding chair decorations.
From floral garlands to "Bride" and "Groom" signs, there are endless ways to make your wedding chairs stand out from the rest of your guests'. And while any of these wedding chair decorations are an ideal way to designate the newlyweds' chosen spots, these fun decor ideas are more than just practical details. They also serve as a way (and a budget-friendly one at that) to further decorate for your wedding theme. Plus, they make for some seriously stunning reception photos.
No matter what your wedding style or budget, there are endless options for your wedding chair decorations. (We even have some options below that you can buy right now!) If your nuptials have a more rustic or vintage vibe, hang wooden signs that bear your new nominal prefixes on the backs of your chairs. Throwing a springtime or summer soirée? Drape your seats in garlands of greenery and bright blooms. If you prefer a more modern look, opt for clear acrylic ghost chairs with gold laser-cut signs.
With so many custom materials to choose from and every sweet saying imaginable, it’s inspiring to see just how creative a couple can get with these reception markers. Ready to plan for your own reception seating? From tartan blankets in a winter wonderland wedding to macrame sashes and love notes written in elegant calligraphy, here are a few of our favorite ideas for your wedding chair decorations.
A rustic wedding in the rolling hills of California calls for woven fans and mismatched chairs from Pleasanton Event Rentals.
Who needs words when boho macrame textiles will mark your place at the head table? Bonus: You can reuse them as wall decor in your new home together.
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Solidify your new spousal status in your native love language. At this wedding, the bride and groom’s chairs were hung with signs that read, “Mi Queridita Esposa” (my darling wife) and “Mi Cariñoso Marido” (my darling husband).
Matching Leather Jackets
This too-cool couple threw matching leather jackets over their chairs at the reception.
These brushstroke "Mrs. and Mrs." signs are simple and feminine, thanks to their pretty blush hue.
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Garland of Greenery
At her winter wedding, Glee star Becca Tobin marked her and husband's reception chairs with a simple garland of greenery.
These laser-cut signs for a pair of grooms would look right at home at a variety of different nuptials—from a rustic-themed wedding to more classic celebrations.
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Infinity & Beyond
Simplistic greenery and a one-of-a-kind prop to symbolize everlasting matrimony.
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