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35 Macramé Wedding Ideas for Boho Brides

Macramé is back and better than ever. This art of knotting cord or string to make unique patterns first gained popularity in the '60s and '70s, and it's enjoying a renaissance right now in home décor and in weddings. Here, check out 35 ways bohemian brides are including the technique in their weddings.

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Ceremony Backdrop

    Ceremony Backdrop

    A macramé curtain suspended from a simple ceremony structure makes a romantic backdrop. Mirror the look on your ceremony chairs.

  • Ceremony Backdrop

    Ceremony Backdrop

    This intricate design coordinates beautifully with the lace on the bride's gown.

  • Ceremony Backdrop

    Ceremony Backdrop

    A pair of hoop wreaths with a simple macramé pattern creates an easy backdrop.

  • Ceremony Backdrop

    Ceremony Backdrop

    Or opt for one jumbo hoop wreath with a macramé banner.

    Photo Credit: Andie Freeman Photography

  • Ceremony Backdrop

    Ceremony Backdrop

    Macramé doesn't have to be elaborate to make an impact. These simple knotted banners add a boho vibe to a basic arch.

    Photo Credit: Jessica Photography

  • Ceremony Backdrop

    Ceremony Backdrop

    Macramé paired with an elaborate floral arch creates such a romantic look.

  • Ceremony Backdrop

    Ceremony Backdrop

    Dress up your ceremony space with macramé lanterns.

    Photo Credit: Melissa Jill

  • Ceremony Arch

    Ceremony Arch

    Use macramé to transform a simple frame into a gorgeous bohemian arch.

  • Ceremony Arch

    Ceremony Arch

    Weave a diamond pattern into your macramé arch for an elevated look.

  • Hoop Wreaths

    Hoop Wreaths

    Suspend hoop wreaths from metal stands throughout your ceremony space.

  • Ceremony Aisle

    Ceremony Aisle

    Mark your aisle with a macramé banner.

    Photo Credit: Jessica Photography

  • Bouquets

    Bouquets

    Wrap your bouquet with the technique to add a little something extra.

    Photo Credit: Dawn Charles

  • Garter

    Garter

    Perfect for a boho bride, create a fun, carefree-looking garter.

    Photo Credit: Cloud Nine Photography

  • Seating Chart

    Seating Chart

    Suspend your wedding seating chart from a macramé display.

    Photo Credit: Let's Frolic Together

  • Seating Chart

    Seating Chart

    Turn your seating chart into a piece of art with intricate woven lines of string. 

    Photo Credit: Cambria Photography

  • Seating Chart

    Seating Chart

    Add floating florals to your seating chart to create an Insta-worthy moment for guests.

    Photo Credit: Story + Colour

  • Seating Chart

    Seating Chart

    Use a clothes pin to adhere the seating chart to the macramé. 

    Photo Credit: Figlewicz Photography

  • Overhead Décor

    Overhead Décor

    Utilize macramé to suspend potted floral arrangements overhead.

    Photo Credit: Lara Hotz

  • Overheard Décor

    Overheard Décor

    Exposed, hanging tassels add a fun touch to suspended flowers.

  • Overhead Décor

    Overhead Décor

    Use the technique to create boho chandeliers.

    Photo Credit: Geoff Duncan

  • Overhead Décor

    Overhead Décor

    Use macramé to hang candles over your tables.

    Photo Credit: Love is a Big Deal

  • Table Runner

    Table Runner

    A macramé table runner is the perfect addition to a boho wedding theme.

    Photo Credit: The Edges

  • Table Runner

    Table Runner

    A table runner not only protects the table from hot plates, but also adds a festive décor element. 

  • Table Runner

    Table Runner

    A boho-feeling table runner looks natural paired with greenery. 

    Photo Credit: Desi Baytan

  • Table Skirt

    Table Skirt

    Wrap your tables in macramé skirts.

  • Table Setting

    Table Setting

    Set each seat with a mini macramé hanging that doubles as a favor.

    Photo Credit: Fiber and Threads/Etsy

  • Table Setting

    Table Setting

    Wrap your silverware with a macrame ring to give your tables a nice boho touch.

    Photo Credit: NomaMacrame/Etsy

  • Chair Décor

    Chair Décor

    Set the bride's and groom's chairs apart from the crowd with macramé hangings and wooden signs.

    Photo Credit: Iluminen

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    Macramé banners create a fun focal point at your reception.

    Photo Credit: Rivkah Fine Art

  • Dreamcatcher

    Dreamcatcher

    Good vibes only! A dreamcatcher makes a lovely decoration that you can also reuse in your home after the wedding.

  • Bar Backdrop

    Bar Backdrop

    Dress up your bar with a simple macramé banner adorned with a metallic sign.

  • Cake Display

    Cake Display

    A macramé banner gives your cake a little touch of boho. 

  • Cake Table

    Cake Table

    A macramé banner interspersed with dreamcatchers creates a lovely, romantic background for your dessert table.

    Photo Credit: Photos From the Hive / Florals & Design by Afloral

  • Cake Display

    Cake Display

    Use macramé to suspend your cake from the ceiling.

  • Cake Display

    Cake Display

    Add a macramé-inspired design to your cake.

35 Macramé Wedding Ideas for Boho Brides

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