Wedding Trends: Chicken Wire

You may be wondering how chicken wire could ever be used at a wedding?  I have to admit I was questioning this trend too but just wait until you see some of these amazing ways that chicken wire can be used.  Once you look at some of these ideas it should clear any doubt you have.  Of course using chicken wire for your wedding decor is not for every bride but if you are having a rustic wedding or casual affair chicken wire may be the perfect decor item for you!

I love the idea of attaching chicken wire to a frame and using it as a holder for the place cards.   You can use the same idea and build a large wooden frame with chicken wire attached to make a dramatic and unique backdrop!

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Take chicken wire and wrap it around to make a cone.  Add some flowers inside and these make simple DIY pew ends for the ceremony.

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Any chicken wire basket or box can make a perfect card box or a great way to hold food during the reception.

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Baskets can also make a great holder for flowers for a centerpiece on the guest tables!

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Chicken wire wrapped around small glass vases or mason jars make beautiful votives when you put a candle inside.  You can even hang them to light up the ceremony or reception.

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Click on the picture below to see step by step instructions on making this gorgeous chicken wire chandelier! LOVE!

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If you really want a chicken wire theme, think about incorporating it in to your bouquets or boutonnieres.  Very unique!

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What do you think about this chicken wire wedding trend?  Is it a do or a don’t?

Happy Planning!

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