One of the most popular wedding decor accessories in the UK is bunting. It’s versatile, can be crafted to mesh with every single wedding theme and color scheme, and can totally be kept as a keepsake after your reception has wrapped. Oh, and it’s super easy to DIY! So why not borrow this decor staple from across the pond?
With just a piece of ribbon, some fabric or card paper, and a little bit of imagination, you can make your own bunting wedding decor! While the most traditional way to use it is to hang it in your venue, it’s not just a one-trick pony. If you’re on the hunt for a few new ways to put it to use at your celebration, we’ve got you covered with this list.
Here are a few creative ways to decorate with wedding bunting.
Want to make your Wedding Invitations a touch more fun and playful? Well, consider adding a wedding bunting graphic to your design. The itty-bitty flags look great in all colors and will just give your wedding stationery a bit of extra oomph. Plus, they’re a great alternative to floral borders (if you think that’s a little overdone and want to try something new).
One essential piece of wedding décor and signage that should not be forgotten is your welcome sign. It’s especially important for outdoor venues, as your guests may have a hard time deciphering where the entrance actually is (particularly if it’s in a field or forested area). While a chalkboard or paper sign would technically do the trick, we suggest swapping those out for a bunting alternative. You can easily string it over an archway, attach it to a bicycle or hang it between trees (like this couple did).
Your wedding seating chart probably took ages to plan, so display it with pride! While there’s no shortage of ways to show off your seating plan, but one idea is with bunting graphics or real bunting lay over top. Now all you have to do is decide on a font, surface and frame!
Obviously, flower-topped creations are gorgeous, but if you want to add a bit of whimsy and playfulness to your wedding design cakes, go ahead and add a few strands of fondant bunting to its tiers. This is a simple (and inexpensive) way to ramp up a more basic base. You can make it as colorful or muted as you want and even mix and match it with different design styles, too.
One of the most popular (and dramatic) ways to use wedding bunting is to cover the ceiling of your venue or wedding tent in it. It’s cool, colorful, and looks absolutely stunning in wedding photos.
Don’t forget about the great outdoors! You can hang it above you and your guests alongside some fairy lights to make your open-air venue look super magical. If you don’t have buildings to bolt it to, you can also hang it from trees (it looks adorable in a forest setting).
Last but not least is to add a bunting banner to the back of your wedding car. It’s a lot less noisy (and safer) than tin cans, and is an easy way to make your exit a bit more dramatic.
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