Chair covers and sashes aren’t for everyone – if you want a different way to dress up your wedding chairs, you’re in the right place. We’ve got 27 ways to decorate your wedding chairs – prepare to feel inspired! To add even more to your wedding, don’t miss our guide to styling your wedding aisle.
These cute wooden signs will really dress up your top table and look amazing in your wedding photos. You could also reuse them at home after the big day!
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Your choice of chairs can make such a different to the surroundings on your day – read our guide to wedding chairs to see your options. These white, wooden chairs are perfect for a glamorous rustic wedding because of the hessian drape and foliage.
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If you want more ways to include flowers at your wedding, bunches of fresh blooms can be a cheap and effective way to dress up your chairs and look especially good during the ceremony at the ends of the rows – be inspired by this set up from Inspired Events Ltd.
You can give chair covers a contemporary update with hessian, lace and foliage. Take inspiration from these stylish wedding chairs at West Street Vineyard – the Mr and Mrs wooden signs are a cute finishing touch.
If you have more of a vintage style wedding in mind, you’ll love the adorable miniature bunting that’s adoring these chairs. The yellow gingham pattern is perfect for a summer wedding.
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Silky satin will give any chairs a luxe finish – we love the way these simple ghost wedding chairs at The Biscuit Factory have been glammed up with a shiny grey bow.
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Add some vintage inspired elegance to your wedding chairs with lace draped over them, like these pictured at Tithe Barn. By only decorating every other chair you can create an unusual effect and also hack your wedding budget – saving half on the cost of chair covers!
All white décor is a seriously chic way to style your big day – channel your inner Kanye West and decorate ghost chairs with white sashes. The pearl detailing is super glamorous.
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If you want to make a real impact with your choice of wedding chairs, go for antique chairs and give them a bit of a pretty edge with some floral detail. These floral wire hearts add a feminine twist to quite striking seating.
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For a more delicate look, go for floral wreaths, single blooms and strings of pearls – it’ll add a gentle shabby chic feel to your chairs and will look amazing in all your pictures.
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Of course, you don’t have to be restricted to chiavari chairs or whatever chairs your venue has on offer – we love the way this couple worked with I Do Devoted Dreams to set up ceremony seating from cool crates, pillows and blankets.
Summer brides should make the most of seasonal wedding flowers and go for bold colours, like this yellow and orange combo from Sonning Flowers – we love how they’re tied to the chair with hessian.
Fairytale fans will fall in love with these cute wedding chair adornments – the wooden hearts are a cute finishing touch.
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How beautiful are these wedding chairs, snapped at Fairoaks Barn? The chairs themselves are pretty lovely so they don’t need much decoration, but we love how this couple chose to frame their chairs with greenery and rustic wooden wedding signs.
Give your wedding a super glamorous feel by dressing your chairs with a ruffled, semi-sheer cover in a colour that matches your theme. These covers from Ellis Events are seriously fancy.
If you’re looking for a really creative way to dress up your wedding chairs, be inspired by how the team at decorative hire company Inspired Events Ltd have woven fabric through the backs of these gold chairs – so stylish.
If you love a simple bow, you can still decorate your wedding chairs with them and creative an effective look without a chair cover. Be inspired by this pretty set up by I Do Devoted Dreams – why not use a floral fabric for a vintage feel?
Couples who want to encapsulate an English country garden vibe at their wedding will be inspired by this stylish chair décor at Blake Hall – the lavender will fill your ceremony with an amazing scent.
A single flower can be really effective – especially if you alternate the colours. How pretty are these chairs, decorated by the Event Hire Company?
For some couples, simple isn’t really their thing, and that’s fine. If you’re not so ‘less is more’ then you’ll adore these seriously luxe-looking chairs, pictured at Weston Park. The fabric draping is chic on its own, but the addition of the flowers just takes it to the next level.
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If your wedding ceremony is taking place in a beautiful ceremony room, like this one at Botleys Mansion, then you don’t need to go over the top with your wedding chairs. The unusual sash tie is really striking, and the fact it’s just the aisle chairs will frame the bride perfectly as she walks down the aisle.
Why not get creative with how you tie your chair sashes? These diagonal sashes pictured at Beeston Manor look really elegant and your guests won’t have seen anything like it before.
For a seriously chic vibe, consider decorating metallic wedding chairs with strings of pearls and silk bows – it looks so stylish.
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We say you can never have too much sparkle at a wedding, and if you’re looking for ways to add even more glitter to your wedding, what about these seriously glam sequin chair decorations from I Do Devoted Dreams?
These pretty glass vases filled with spring flowers look gorgeous secured to the ceremony chairs with a bold blue ribbon – simple but stunning!
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Lace is a simple and affordable way to dress up your wedding chairs and it lends itself perfectly to wooden chairs. Add a flower in the bow if you want to jazz it up a bit more.
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If you’re still thinking about your chairs and what to go for, make sure you read our guide to wedding chairs so you know what your options are!