When you imagine burlap, you may think of those bags that hold foods like potatoes and other grains, or maybe you think of tote bags that are eco-friendly containers used for grocery shopping. But it’s time that this rustic material gets the recognition it deserves. Its natural beauty and versatility makes it a top contender for wedding decor. From lining tables to dressing up bouquets, there’s nothing burlap can’t do.
If you’re looking for an understated invitation that coordinates with the subtle beauty of your wedding, this Burlap Sensation Invitation may be just what you’re looking for. Your wording is printed on a textured burlap background with your new initial featured at the top of the card. A detailed frame surrounds your monogram and the ecru-shade offers a subtle touch of color.
Add some vintage charm to your bridal bouquet by wrapping a piece of burlap around the exposed stems. You could even place a smaller sized layer of lace above the piece of burlap for a feminine accent. Coordinate this country look with the groom’s boutonniere by wrapping burlap or a piece of twine around it.
Tie a bit of burlap around the tops of the chairs at your reception, ceremony or both! Arrange the burlap in a bow and secure a few flowers in the middle. It’s such an easy way to add some beauty to your chairs, not to mention inexpensive. You can get burlap for about $2 to $3 per yard, sometimes less, depending on where you buy it.
Have your flower girl or ring bearer carry a burlap sign down the aisle. You can print a message on the sign, like “here comes the bride” or “ready to see your girl?” The neutral color of burlap makes the message very easy to read, and will match the rest of your wedding decor.
It doesn’t take much to make your cake look beautiful. When it comes to your sweet confection, a little bit of burlap can go a long way. Wrap a ribbon of burlap around each tier and combine it with a layer of lace. Top the cake with a burlap flower or white blooms to match the lace.
Place a bottle of wine at each reception table. Put each bottle in its very own burlap bag with the table number printed boldly on it in black. It’s such a creative and simple way to decorate your tables.
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