(Closed) Cocktail table sashes: what color – poll

posted 4 years ago in Decor
  • poll: What sashes should I use?
    Red : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Antique Gold : (10 votes)
    48 %
    White : (10 votes)
    48 %
    None - please explain : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
    1797 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2016

    I’d go with white, maybe gold.  I think the white will look better on the red floor, and the gold will look better outside, but either of those will probably work in both locations.  I think red would be too much red.

    The satin sashes are probably polyester satin.  Silk satin would be very expensive just for tables. 

    Post # 3
    150 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I’d go with white or gold, not red. I guess I’d lean towards gold so it doesn’t look red, white, and blue (4th of July). But really you can’t go wrong with either one. I don’t think the shininess is an issue, although you could also use ribbon instead of a sash, which would be a bit less shiny. (I used wide ribbon for mine).


    As PP said, those sashes are most likely polyester satin, but I am guessing you are referring to the weave rather than the material (so you re asking if the material should be more like polyester tablecloths that are matte). 

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 3 months ago by  happycamper8.
    Post # 5
    1127 posts
    Bumble bee

    I love the white matte bows, like in the inspiration picture. It looks really elegant.

    Post # 6
    3339 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island

    I love the inspiration picture of the cocktail tables as well. I personally would nix the chair sashes.

    Post # 7
    1797 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2016

    Sakari87:  Are the polyester and satin ones from different companies, or the same?  It’s confusing, because just knowing it’s polyester doesn’t say much about what kind of fabric it is.  Polyester can be shiny, matte etc., depending on the weave of the fabric.  Even polyester satin can be matte or shiny.  Just knowing it’s made of polyester doesn’t tell you enough.  They could be the exact same thing, just described differently if they’re from different companies.  

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