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40 Ways to Decorate Your Ceremony Aisle

Whether you're getting married indoors or out, there are so many different ways you can dress up your aisle. Here, see some of our favorite ideas.

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Swirls of petals create a lovely romantic atmosphere.

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Coat the edge of your aisle runner in bright petals, and place coordinating pomander balls on the chairs.

    Photo Credit: Colin Miller

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Float down a cloud-like aisle covered in white petals.

    Photo Credit: Alison Duke

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Arrange your petals like a scalloped banner along your chairs.

    Photo Credit: Elegant Affairs

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Cover your aisle with ombré petals that get more vibrant as you approach the front.

    Photo Credit: Liz and Ryan

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Add extra dimension to a petal-covered aisle by using two clearly-divided colors.

    Photo Credit: Claudia Yap

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Arrange your petals in hearts for a laid-back approach.

    Photo Credit: Park Road Photography

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Sleek lines and a monochromatic color palette create the perfect aisle for a modern wedding.

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    For an outdoor ceremony, choose colors that'll really pop against the green grass.

    Photo Credit: Choco Studio

  • Pretty Petals

    Pretty Petals

    Reflect the season — scatter leaves instead of petals during a fall wedding.

  • A Grand Entrance

    A Grand Entrance

    Bring the indoors out with this idea.

  • A Grand Entrance

    A Grand Entrance

    Mark the beginning of your aisle with an oversized floral arrangement.

  • A Grand Entrance

    A Grand Entrance

    This arch brings a touch of the great outdoors into this church wedding.

  • Overhead Decorations

    Overhead Decorations

    Luxe floral designs transform your ceremony spot into an enchanted garden.

  • Overhead Decorations

    Overhead Decorations

    This "roof" makes an outdoor wedding feel more intimate.

  • Overhead Decorations

    Overhead Decorations

    A ceiling of orchids makes a dreamy covering for your aisle.

    Photo Credit: John Labbe

  • Candles

    Candles

    Antique lanterns provide a wonderful contrast against modern ghost chairs.

  • Candles

    Candles

    Place candles on tree trunks for a rustic-chic ceremony.

  • Candles

    Candles

    Create an ultra-romantic glow with dozens and dozens of candles.

  • Candles

    Candles

    Place your candles inside tall hurricane vases for an extra security measure.

    Photo Credit: Christian Oth Studio

  • Floral Arrangements

    Floral Arrangements

    Fill a large space by placing your floral arrangements on tall pedestals.

  • Floral Arrangements

    Floral Arrangements

    Elevate your arrangements with ivy-covered pedestals for a romantic vibe.

    Photo Credit: Your Lovely Wedding

  • Floral Arrangements

    Floral Arrangements

    Low arrangements won't block your guests' view during the ceremony.

  • Natural Inspiration

    Natural Inspiration

    Line your aisle with fresh greenery for a luxe rustic appeal.

    Photo Credit: EP Love

  • Natural Inspiration

    Natural Inspiration

    Reflect the fall foliage outdoors with these gorgeous trees.

    Photo Credit: John Labbe

  • Natural Inspiration

    Natural Inspiration

    Transform your setting into a winter wonderland with snow-covered branches.

    Photo Credit: Studio ATG

  • Natural Inspiration

    Natural Inspiration

    Soaring dogwood branches bring a touch of the outdoors in.

    Photo Credit: Elizabeth Messina

  • Natural Inspiration

    Natural Inspiration

    Let the landscaping take care of the decorations for you.

  • Whimsical Ideas

    Whimsical Ideas

    Oversized paper flowers transform your wedding venue into an enchanted garden.

    Photo Credit: Konstantin Semenikhin

  • Whimsical Ideas

    Whimsical Ideas

    Pinwheels are a fun and colorful choice for an outdoor wedding.

  • Whimsical Ideas

    Whimsical Ideas

    Pay homage to your past by lining your aisle with pictures of the two of you through the years.

  • Whimsical Ideas

    Whimsical Ideas

    A no-muss, no-fuss idea: ribbons blowing in the wind.

  • Whimsical Ideas

    Whimsical Ideas

    Skip the flowers in favor of budget-friendly fabric balls.

    Photo courtesy of Rustic Chic Weddings

  • Aisle Runner

    Aisle Runner

    Personalize your aisle runner with your love story.

    Photo Credit: The Other Sister Photography

  • Aisle Runner

    Aisle Runner

    Use petals to make a pretty design on your aisle runner. Tip: Glue them down so that they still look picture-perfect after your entrance.

  • Aisle Runner

    Aisle Runner

    Let your runner take center stage by choosing a bold color.

    Photo Credit: Colin Miller

  • Aisle Runner

    Aisle Runner

    Transform a plain white aisle runner with creative lighting. 

    Photo Credit: Rhee Bevere

  • Aisle Runner

    Aisle Runner

    This scroll runner features the couples' vows.

    Photo Credit: The Modern Romance

  • Sweet Signs

    Sweet Signs

    Mark off your ceremony aisle until showtime with a cute sign.

  • Sweet Signs

    Sweet Signs

    Let your favorite Bible verse welcome guests to your ceremony.

    Photo Credit: Eric Vest Photography

40 Ways to Decorate Your Ceremony Aisle

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