The gorgeous combination of burlap and lace is fantastic for creating a rustic yet elegant wedding! There are so many easy ways to incorporate it in decor. Here are a few examples:
1. Cake & Desserts
|Burlap cake stand|
2. Lace & Burlap Mason Jar Flower Vases
Quart sized mason jars can be used for fresh cut flowers (dahlias look great in these!). They work great combined together with different sized jars as centerpieces and extra decor. The pint sized jars also make great drink glasses! Here is a great tutorial on how to make: Burlap & Lace Mason Jars
3. Burlap Table Linens: Several Options
|Rough cut burlap tied at the ends|
|Rough cut burlap w/ lace overlay|
|Complete burlap overlay w/ lace runner|
|Overlay with banner|
4. Silverware Accents:
These silverware holders would be so easy to do! Buy burlap in bulk and sew them yourself or hire someone to sew them for you. You could add the accents yourself.
Such sweet favor bags! Brown paper bags and doilies.
6. Invitations & Stationary:
Invitations and other wedding stationary can be very easy and inexpensive to make if you are somewhat computer savvy (remember the burlap textured background in word?) . However, you do need some great fonts. Here is a link to some great free fonts: Fab Fonts
You can also buy digital lace for cheap on Etsy! Here is a great one: Digital Lace
It may seem like a lot of work to hang burlap on the chairs so you may want to consider doing every other chair or just the bride and grooms chair. Hay bale seating is a unique and affordable seating option for ceremonies. You can lay large fabric rectangles over them or tie them for a more finished look.
8. Signs and Banners
Burlap signs and banners are an easy way to make a large statement. Here is a great diy burlap banner tutorial: Burlap Banner How to
|Click the photo for a tutorial on how to make this boutonniere|
There are so many easy ways to use burlap and lace in your wedding! But remember not to go overboard. Here is a gallery of some beautifully done burlap and lace REAL weddings. Click on the photo to see the whole wedding!
|Rustic Santa Barbara|
|Colorful Vintage Farm|
|Sweet & Feminine|
|Paper Crane Love|
|Burlap in the City|