6 Creative Aisle Runner Ideas For Your Ceremony

It may seem like a simple detail in the grand scheme of things, but an eye-catching aisle runner can totally transform your ceremony space. Whether you’re exchanging vows in a church, having a civil ceremony or hosting your nuptials outdoors, these clever tricks are super easy and achievable.

Calligraphy Quotes

A quote from your favourite poem or a meaningful verse from the bible can be beautifully doubled up as an altar backdrop too. Check out the below – ultimate goals!

Calligraphy Aisle Runner

Scattered Petals

Easy and effective. Words every stressed bride-to-be loves to hear. If you’re worried about cost, source silk petals and scatter all the way to the altar. We love this pink and gold ombre inspiration.

Scattered Petals

Rustic Burlap

A homemade touch to an autumn or Halloween celebration. Add delicate lace detail along the edges to add a splash of femininity.

Rustic Burlap

Chalkboard Fun

Having a child-friendly wedding? Give the kids free reign to decorate your aisle runner as they wish. If this is your second marriage, fun activities are an ideal opportunity to get your children involved and excited about your impending vows.

Chalkboard Aisle Runner

Love Story

A lovely photo montage of your love story so far. Guests will get a great kick checking this out on their arrival. A perfect tribute of your history together that will lead you to the beginning of your next adventure.

Photo Love Story

Easy DIY Trick

Borrow an old school carpet runner with bright pops of colour and patterns. Voila, a two minute trick for the DIY bohemian bride.

DIY Carpet

Image Credits: Calligraphy – Lauren Fair Photography via Magnolia Rouge; Petals – One Love Photography via Style Me Pretty; Burlap – via Pinterest; Chalkboard – JLM Creative via On The Go Bride; Photo Aisle Runner – via Oh Lovely Day; Carpet – Daniel Cruz Photography via Domino.

Ciara Moore

Ciara Moore is the Blog Editor & Social Media Manager at WeddingDates HQ. Anything you want to know about weddings and what is on trend - she's your woman!

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