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Burlap Chic

Burlap what? Yes, I know, I normally don’t think of chic style in the same sentence as burlap, but that’s the beauty of it! Here at One to Wed, we’re always trying to put unique but beautiful ideas into one theme even in places that you least expect… like burlap + chic

So the inspiration today is Shabby Chic. Now surely even if you aren’t totally obsessed with our burlap chic idea (yet), you’ve at least heard of this fabulous little store right? Okay, well if not you must check it out because this is exactly the wedding style we’re going for.  Shabby, chic, stylish and rustic all in one.. oh and we also added a lot of burlap today! So I actually love burlap for many wedding related reasons. Firstly, it’s super cheap and extremely DIY friendly for even the not-so DIY brides. Literally, you buy a piece of burlap, throw it over a table, add a pretty white candle and you’ve got your own burlap chic look (see table photo below). This is SO easy, and the finished product looks incredible! So for those of you that love the rustic feel, are adventurous to a degree in your DIY projects, but have a little flair for elegance and chic style, burlap is an alternative that not everyone else is thinking about. Also on the DIY front, I am OBSESSED with the burlap bows that a savvy bride threw around her wedding chairs (below). Don’t feel like splurging on the expensive rentals? That’s fine because you just dressed it up with some simple and cheap burlap. I basically love all of the ideas in the photos below; among my other favorites are the “just married” banners. Again this is such a simple DIY project by buying your burlap, cutting squares, circles, whatever shape you’d like, using white paint with letter stencils to etch in the writing and attach to a thin piece of rope (you can use a staple gun to attach), and you’re finished. You’ve now created several major wedding decor touches in no time and with a small budget. As with most wedding accessories, you can dress up or down all of your burlap ideas to your taste but I love making them as glamorous as possible just to prove that burlap really is the ultimate chic accessory!


Credits: Liane McCombsOne Wed, Pinterest via The Sweetest Occasion, The Sweetest OccasionEtsy, Ruffled Blog, Etsy