How do I keep my wedding aisle runner in place?

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.

How do I secure my aisle runner to concrete?

Make sure your runner has a non-slip backing as well. Tape your aisle runner to the ground if you have a hard, flat surface, like a patio, to work with for the ceremony. Use heavy duty, double-sided tape to affix it to the ground. Tape the runner all the way down each side to ensure that it stays down.

How does wedding aisle runner work?

Technically, the bridal party is permitted to walk on the runner in order to get to the front of the church. The runner should be rolled out before the wedding party starts to enter, since the flower girls, ring bearer, bridesmaids and groomsmen should walk down the runner to make for good pictures during the ceremony.

Do brides still use aisle runners?

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.

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When should the aisle runner be put down?

A wedding aisle runner can be set up before the guests arrive or just before the wedding party makes their way down the aisle, but in any circumstance the runner should be designated for the wedding party.

How wide should an aisle runner be?

Whether your aisle runner is plain or personalized, the chart on the right shows pricing for an aisle runner in either White or Ivory. Our standard width is 42 inches. Other widths are available, please call for a quote.

What are aisle runners made of?

Cotton muslin is a favorite for aisle runners. Among the benefits are that it comes in a variety of weights and colors. White is fine but eye-catching blue or gray muslin aisle runners are all options. The two bigger options are if the bride and groom want flame retardant muslin or not.

How many rose petals for wedding aisle?

For a light scattering of rose petals down your wedding aisle, you will need one pack (10 cups) of rose petals for every 2 metres in length of your aisle. Most wedding aisles are 6 to 10 metres long.

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.

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