An interesting mixture of contempory and romantic

by Lauren
(Asheville, NC)

I am going to have candlesticks that stand 5 ft. as I am not getting married in a church and don't have pews to connect my flowers to. Here is the question though, with a white aisle runner do I need or is it tradition to rope off the inside seats?

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Jan 04, 2010
Roping off the inside pews
by: Louann

Tradition usually dictates that the aisle runner is only walked upon by the flower girl (who is scattering petals before the bride's entrance) and the bride and her escort.

After the attendants have all come down the aisle, the officiant signals for an usher (or two) to come to the front of the ceremony area and roll out the aisle runner. This can be done quickly if the runner has already been securely pinned to the ground in the front.

The ushers roll it out to full length and quickly pin it to the ground near where the bride makes her entrance.

This way the runner is unmarred and perfect when the bride is escorted down the aisle!

If you choose to have the runner laid out in advance, the aisles must be roped off so the guests do not walk on the runner. But note that the runner may show the effects of the other attendants walking on it before the bride.

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