Chair Swag & Wedding Chair Decoration Ideas



Fancy the thought of having more than just a floppy bow tied around a chair or a sheer chair sleeve pulled over, wedding chair dressings these days are the talk of the party! Whether used as a focal point at your wedding or as a complimentary addition to your wedding decor, Wedding Chair Swags and Decorations are not to be overlooked. With an endless range of variations and ideas available, you are sure to find a way to dress up your wedding chairs according to your wedding style, theme, and budget. Sit down and be inspired by our lengthy list of Wedding Chair Swag and Decoration ideas!

Romantic Wedding Chair Ruffles

Along with our delicious list of 25 Ombre & Ruffle Wedding Cake Wonders, ruffled wedding chair covers are also a hot wedding trend right now. Mix ruffles with a simple chair sleeve or go all out and ruffle it up with a heavy dose of ruffles!

‘Curly willow’ Ruffled Chair Sashes: (Below Left)  From Style Me Pretty, this whimsical sheer fabric creation photographed by  Pictilio makes for a beautiful cover over a plain white fold-up wedding chair. (Below Right) From A Low Country Wedding, shot by Phyllis Lane photography  this rustic wedding chair is dressed up with a sheer fabric and ruffles to match the white seat cover. Perfect! TIP: Find curly, ruffled chair sashes similar to these from Burlap and Silk company here.

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(Below) These gorgeous wedding chair ruffle covers from Style Me Pretty in a pale pink sheer fabric catches the lighting of the outdoors and adds a softness to the structured design of this wedding reception venue. { Chair covers: Wildflower Linens  | Event Design: Sarah True of True Events | Photography: Justin and Mary Marantz }

Wedding Chair Swag Decorations

Wedding Chair Swag Decorations

(Below Left) This unusual chair cover designed by Wildflower Linens via Calligraphy By Jennifer creates a striking look between the ruffled silver-grey chair cover and orange flower  as decoration. // (Below Right) As photographed by JKH Photo and published in The Knot magazine, the simplicity of this chair cover combined with the flirtatious pinkish peach long ruffles at the end of the chair back is a perfect match for a stunning chair cover.

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 (Below Left) Another treat from Wildflower Linens via Cocktails Details, this curly willow white or ivory satin cap adds a delicious and glamorous topping on top of this ornate chair!// (Below Right) This chair cover is perfect for a rustic wedding affair, especially in this neutral colour from Wildflower Linens.  A strip of lilybelle flower blooms are carefully hand sewn together and used to decorate the simplicity of this pleated organza wedding chair cover. So stylish!

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Ribbon Chair Swag & Dreamy Decorations

Using ribbons to dress up your wedding chairs, is one of the easiest ways to create a playful  or elegant look. As simple as tying a knot, here are a few ribbon chair swag ideas, some of which you are even able to create yourself!

(Below) An alternative chair cover from Green Wedding Shoes, this screams fun, fun, fun! Multi-coloured ribbon or strips of fabric are streamed and knotted through the back of each wedding chair to dress up these plain white wedding chairs. (Photograph: Our Labor of Love)

Wedding Chair Swag Decorations

(Below Left) Another DIY ribbon chair decoration idea for you to try! As seen on Wedding Chicks, photographed by Brooke Keegan, strips of ribbon are pulled and knotted at the back of this chair and are kept long enough to create a lovely long tail of textured ribbons. //  (Below Right) Wedding Chicks  shares the fun DIY wedding chair cover tutorial that will leave you with a perfect ombre chair cover to wow your wedding guests! (Captured by photographed by Brooke Keegan)

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 Fab Flower Chair Swag Inspiration

Reach for a bunch of fragrant florals to adorn your wedding chairs with fresh dressings of flowers and leaves! Match them to your wedding bouquet to keep your wedding theme flowing throughout.

This garland chair swag with white ribbons from Elizabeth Anne Designs is a dreamy, romantic, and perfect touch to add to an outdoor eclectic wedding. {Image by Simply Bloom Photography.}

Wedding Chair Swag Decorations

Wedding Chair Swag Decorations

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(Right) Chair swag with deep green leaves and roses in pretty colours created by A To Zinnias, is an easy way to add a bit of prettiness to dress up your wedding chairs. {Captured by Paper Lily photography }

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(Below  Left) This simple fabric tieback  with flower arrangement as seen on Santa Barbara Chic and BLoved Weddings contrasts well with the dark colour of the chair and matches the seat of the chair. When thinking of ideas for your chair swag, it is super important to consider the type of chairs that you will have at your wedding! Photographed by Halberg Photographers  (Below Right) From Grey Likes Wedding, photographed by Katelyn James, a wonderful wooden chair is decorated with a strip of burlap with tiny flowers wrapped to create the most devine wedding chair decor.

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(Below Left) Via Style Me Pretty, styled by The Petal Pusher and photographed by Tanja Lippert, this jar with flower is a simple and unique decoration for your wedding chairs. // (Below Right) Via Elizabeth Anne Designs, as photographed by  Beaux Arts Photographie, and styled by Kelly Oshiro and Tricia Fountaine, this wedding chair adorned with pink, peach, and lavender florals adds a vintage touch to the wedding aisle. We love how easily it exudes a feminine elegance!

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Bridal Couple Chair Signs and Decorations

(Below) Here are some bold and super fun ideas for “sweetheart chairs” for you and your darling groom! Setting your wedding chairs apart from the rest, they are sure to cause a few laughs from your wedding guests!

Chair swag and wedding chair decorations

(Below) A playful twist on the traditional chair covers and always a winner, these “Mrs. Always Right” wedding chair covers from Heart of Gold via Etsy are adorable!

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(Below) From Wedding Chicks, as captured by  Cassandra Castaneda Photography, these custom-made contemporary “Mr and Mrs” wedding chair signs are so striking when hung on matching chairs.

Wedding Chair Swag Decorations

(Below) As seen on I Love SW Mag, photographed by Daniel Kim, here’s another fun and vintage interpretation of the “Mr and Mrs” chair decor.

Wedding Chair Swag Decorations

  • Looking for a fuchsia pink beauty? This delightful pink ruffle chair cover by Bridal Extravaganza of Atlanta is such a fun colour to bring into your wedding decor.
  • Prefer Pastels? Make a bold statement with this very french vintage wedding chair dressing seen on French Wedding Style in very lovely hues of mint green and peachy pink.
  • Love Lace and Burlap? Create your own lace and burlap bow wedding chair cover with some burlap, lace and baby’s breath as photographed by Kiddos Photos via I Love Farm Weddings.
  • Prefer Purple? The delightful Green Orchid Events shows us some exquisite ruffle chair covers to create a dramatic addition to the decor at your wedding reception as seen in this feature on Elizabeth Anne Designs and photographed by J & J Photography.
  • Loving Lavender? Feast your eyes on this super ruffle delight chair cover in a deep shade of purple from the Wildflower Linens Company via Calligraphy By Jennifer.
  • Maybe it’s maroon that makes you swoon? Try this ruffled chair cover in deep shades of glamorous maroon and purple, courtesy of the amazing Wildflower Linens, effortlessly achieves the balance between simple and ruffled!
  • Craving Cream Covers? Softer ruffled layers as seen here from Wildflower Linens makes this neutral chair cover an elegant and feminine choice with a pretty embroidered material and ribbon bow.

PLUS: Check out another 10 adorably fun wedding chair signs and for bride and groom here.

With an abundance of ideas in which to dress up your wedding chairs, let your creativity run wild! Whether you choose to adorn all of your wedding chairs or a select few, take some enlightenment from our collage of pretty ruffle, ribbon, flower and fun chair swag and wedding chair decorations!

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