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Chair Ribbons

Posted May 18, 2011 | 13 Comments

Chair ribbons are a fun + easy way to dress up your wedding ceremony or reception chairs. Last week we featured an Alice in Wonderland themed wedding with chair ribbons + hanging mirrors that knocked our socks off. It was such a fun idea that inspired me to go knee-deep in search of ribbon inspiration… and, holy wow, talk about a full-fledged ribbon phenomenon! In fact, not only did I discover tons of chair ribbons but also programs with multi-colored ribbon bindings, ribbon wands in lieu of flower girl petals, wall decor with ribbons, ribbon garland, and more. I love this trend because while chair sashes are pretty, chair ribbons offer color variety and add a whimsical touch. The completed look is bright, colorful + cheery and adds a ton of charm to an outdoor wedding ceremony or reception.This is also a project that is easy to DIY: just gather up tons of ribbon in shades which complement your palette and tie to the backs of chairs. Easy, peasy. To save a little moolah, look for discounts on ribbon at local craft stores. Ribbon tends to go on sale often. In fact, I went to Michael’s last week and bought a ton of ribbon for 50% off. Nice! Here’s a smattering of chair ribbons as inspiration for your wedding:

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(Ribbons + peonies? Perfection.)

I can’t wait to research more ribbon projects and share them with you. This is a fun detail for literally any occasion – birthdays, bridal showers, bachelorette parties, soirées…

xo,
-E.

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13 Responses to “Chair Ribbons”

  1. Sarah {A Paper Proposal}
    May 18th, 2011 @ 6:43 pm

    I LOVE this idea! Simple idea that anyone can pull off with the right amount of time and patience! :)

  2. Aileen@LoveandLavender
    May 18th, 2011 @ 7:10 pm

    Super pretty! Such a simple and relatively inexpensive touch can really add a lot!

  3. Katie Smith
    May 18th, 2011 @ 9:58 pm

    Ohhh! I am a “little” obsessed with ribbons/bows, so I adore these!! Love, love, love! Great find :)

  4. Arianna
    May 18th, 2011 @ 11:20 pm

    ooohh….ahhh…i am in love. Great inspiration. I will be using ribbons on chairs very soon, I can’t wait!

  5. Corinna
    May 19th, 2011 @ 11:06 am

    Such an adorable idea! Oh and I just saw the last photo of the ribbons pulled together with the flower on Pinterest. I heart it. Lots.

  6. Madison
    May 19th, 2011 @ 4:48 pm

    this is just such a cute theme, we have the wrong types of chairs for it unfortunatly but i love it!

  7. Danielle {Our Prairie Wedding}
    July 7th, 2011 @ 12:16 am

    Love this! Especially the one that is woven through the spindles of the chair…simple but so unique!

  8. Greta
    July 7th, 2011 @ 12:23 am

    These are so stunning! I love the light blue ribbon contrasting with the dark chairs! BEAUTIFUL!

  9. Just Kate Etc
    July 25th, 2011 @ 8:45 pm

    Love them all! Ribbons are so great on chairs for events! Adds a simple detail without a lot of cost or fuss:)

  10. Dia
    October 10th, 2011 @ 2:56 pm

    Seriously, there is no information out there about how much ribbon you need per chair??? I wish there was some standard…Like 3 meters per chair, or something. If anyone finds out. Let us know!








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