Do I need a wedding aisle runner?

Do you have to have an aisle runner for wedding?

Today, most indoor locations don’t suffer from guests tracking in dirt and mud, but many brides choose to use aisle runners anyway as they lend a “regal” touch to the ceremony, though they are completely optional.

How much is an aisle runner for a wedding?

Typical costs: On the low end, aisle runners typically cost less than $100 for a basic off-the-shelf runner made of plastic or cloth. For example, on Amazon.com, aisle runners[1] cost from less than $10 to more than $100. At David’s Bridal, aisle runners[2] cost from a little over $30 to just under $100.

How do I weigh down my aisle runner?

Secure the fabric to the wood with glue or small staples. Hide staples by lining both edges of the runner with flower petals, fall leaves or large confetti. Keep the aisle runner from catching a breeze by placing decorative stones, heavy pumpkins or potted plants every three to five feet to weigh down the runner.

What do you do with the aisle runner after a wedding?

They can also be repurposed or reused in a variety of ways. Many people opt to cut out the monogrammed portion of their personalized aisle runner and then frame it to hang within the home. This enables you to display your favorite portion of the aisle runner, usually along with other keepsakes from the wedding nearby.

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How do you secure a wedding runner?

How to Keep an Aisle Runner in Place

  1. Use tent pigs.
  2. Secure the aisle runner with double-sided tape.
  3. Place flower pots at the edges of a runner.
  4. Use glue to secure a paper aisle runner on a slippery surface.

Does everyone walk on the aisle runner?

After the wedding, the entire wedding party will walk on the runner, and guests will walk on the runner as well, since everyone will most likely be walking out of the church via the center aisle.

What is a wedding rug?

Ceremony Rugs

A newer trend in wedding rugs is a ceremony rug. Many couples are choosing to tie the knot on a distinctive carpet, that sets them apart from the rest of the room. After the wedding, couples place the rug in the home as a reminder of their commitment to one another.