Post # 1
Every wedding I’ve been to in america has had an aisle runner but the weddings I’ve attended in europe never had aisle runners. So I dont know if this is more of an american thing. They always only roll out the aisle runner just before the bride comes out and IMO it kinda disrupts the flow of things, plus it never stays in place!! I have nothing against aisle runners but if I was going to use it I would have it in place before the ceremony starts and let all the wedding party walk on it too.
How do you feel about aisle runners?
Post # 3
I have never seen them at a wedding before. I don’t care for them either way.
Post # 4
I don’t mind either way – but i love when people use flower petals as a makeshift aisle runner or line the aisle with flower petals..I personally didnt have either, the chruch i got married in didnt allow it.
Post # 5
They seem outdated now. Plus I’ve seen sooo many times when they have trouble unrolling them before the bridal party walks down. I kind of think what’s the point?
Of course I’m only speaking to fabric ones – the ones made of rose pedals for outdoor weddings are kind of nice and might help define an aisle in a setting where everything is grass or sand (like the PP said).
Post # 6
I personally think they are a waste of money. I originally was going to do one but started looking at costs and can’t justify for one.
Post # 7
I love them and cannot wait to create mine with our monogram!
Post # 8
I live in Europe (Greece) and I’ve always seen aisle runners. Mine will be bordeaux since it’s a winter wedding. 🙂
Post # 9
Thank you for asking this question! I have been having a battle with myself for the past few motnhs trying to figure out if I want to buy one or not… My FMIL says I HAVE to have one… but honestly I don’t think I want one…
Post # 10
and also the church provides it for free.
Post # 11
@camrie: I agree with the unrolling part! Its always a bit tricky especially if the aisle isnt perfectly straight and its very akward watching some poor person struggling to unroll. For me it just disrupts the flow of the processional
Post # 12
Honestly, I would be a little worried about my heel piercing it and then me tripping. Most aisle runners I’ve seen are like that weird papery fabric that is not very strong. They make more sense to me when the wedding is outside . . . . especially on a brick patio or something.
Post # 13
i don’t like them. it’s just a personal opinion… i don’t like the look of them.
Post # 14
They are one of those “silly” things that I just love. I also think it decorates the ceremony all by itself.
The only thing I don’t know about them is when to roll it out? I want our photog to get shots of it in the cceremony space.
Post # 16
For other people I don’t really care either way, but for me I jut didn’t want one. It was outdoors, and I thought it would be pretty with just the ground and flowers.
My friend got married a few months before me and I overheard one of her guests say “oh my god, I can’t believe she doesn’t have an aisle runner!” That made me laugh, I didn’t realize they were such a big deal to people!