Get Creative: DIY Bride and Groom Chairs

If you’re a frequent follower of wedding blogs, you have probably noticed the increasing level of importance bride and groom’s have put on their wedding chair decor. Though many opt for quick-print versions available online, other couples have really taken the Mr. and Mrs. chair labels to a whole new level of creativity. Here are some simple, yet clever, ways to adorn the first chairs you will sit in as a married couple.

Why settle for paper signs when you could have customized Mr. and Mrs. fabric that lasts forever? Stitch it or paint it, either way the Mr. and Mrs. are here to stay!


Keep things simple by draping a delicate garland between you and your partner’s chair. If you’re looking for a little more elegance, add muted-color ribbon.

An InstrumentSing it loud, sing it proud! Snag a vintage instrument and have it make the announcement for you.

You’re the prince and princess of the day, so why not keep with the theme and decorate your reception thrones with a storytale saying.

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Dress your chairs up with ribbons. Even without Mr. and Mrs. signs, no guest will mistake your chair for their own.


Symbolize your coming together as a couple by having a monogram design hang between your seats at the reception table.

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By: Kelly Hamilton

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