(Closed) Chair sashes.. Do I have to!?

posted 3 years ago in Reception
Post # 2
3292 posts
Sugar bee

It will be nice. Also burlap on your back would feel really bad!

Post # 3
662 posts
Busy bee

How many chairs do you have? Places like Tractor Supply Co. and Hobby Lobby run serious sales on burlap. If it’s not in your budget, just skip it. No one will notice 🙂 Promise.

Post # 4
819 posts
Busy bee

Nobody is going to notice or care if there are chair sashes or not. I think it’s a waste of money, and it sounds like you alread have plenty of decorations on the tables.

Post # 5
469 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

It’s your day and what you want, hun! I’ve seen plenty of weddings with all white tablecloths and chair covers and they look lovely and classy! If the cost of the sashes is going to push you over budget and it’s something you can live without, then keep with the all white. No guest is going to look at the chairs and say they are so plain and should have a burlap bow around them. People are there to celebrate your day with you! I’m sure whatever you go with will be lovely! 

Post # 6
432 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2017 - Country Cottage and Gardens

Honestly I’m seeing more and more weddings with plain white chairs for the ceremony and reception. Obviously it’s not bad to have them but I think it’s more mainstream to go without for a clean look. I was going to do burlap and lace for my ceremony and decided to leave them plain. I think it sounds pretty without them! 

Post # 7
10028 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

I personally hate chair covers and sashes so would for sure do no sashes.

However, if you are sold on the idea check your local facebook wedding resale groups. I’ve seen a million and one lace/burlap things for sale pretty cheap on my local one as the look is so trendy right now. You might find a good deal!

Post # 8
5863 posts
Bee Keeper

slomotion :  Ditto, not a fan of chair covers, sashes or anything else I’m going to half-drag with me every time I get up. Give me a plain old folding chair or deck chair and I’m a happy camper. 

Post # 9
272 posts
Helper bee

slomotion :  I third this. I don’t like chair covers and sashes. I think you’ll be fine without sashes!

Post # 10
119 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2017 - Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

I don’t care about chair covers; I think they may add a nice touch but really aren’t necessary. Since you already have so much decoration elsewhere, I’d just plain up skip the burlap accents! Save the money and put it elsewhere or just plain enjoy the extra in your pocket. 

Post # 11
500 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Do you have any wedding rental places near you, it could be an option!

Post # 12
47209 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Any woman wearing a backless or low back dress with thank you for not having a scratchy burlap sash.

Unless your chairs are really awful, I would also skip the chair covers. You end up with a sea of white in your pics.

Post # 13
461 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

jesskrup :  I love the idea of a ‘naked’ chair with a sash/flowers. Im aiming for something like this: 


Post # 14
2845 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2018

I also like “naked” chairs lol. We are using natural wood garden chairs that we can rent for cheaper than metal folding chairs + chair covers

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