A trio of coordinating patterns creates a personalized spot to say â€śIâ€Żdo.â€ť To make the valance, affix wallpaper to foam board with spray adhesive. The aisle runner? Double-stick-tape a roll to the floor. And for each chair cover, drape a strip over the back, punch two holes in each end, and tie on a ribbon.
Graphic envelopes deliver big impact with little effort.
From top left: Schumacher â€śChenonceauâ€ť (decoratorsbest.com). Scalamandre â€śBon Oeufâ€ť (decoratorsbest.com). York Wallcoverings â€śPatriziaâ€ť (yorkwall.com for stores). Louise Body â€śGarden Birdsâ€ť (louisebody.com). Graham & Brown â€śSopranoâ€ť (grahambrown.com). Ferm Living â€śRemixâ€ť (fermlivingshop.com). Ralph Lauren Home â€śAshfield Floralâ€ť (ralphlaurenhome.com).
For a party thatâ€™s as chic as it is colorful, swathe elements in paper with a subtle design that comes in contrasting shades. Illuminate loved ones with this instant lantern upgrade: Cut and press wallpaper onto the adhesive exteriors of Fenchel Shades custom pendant lamp shades (fenchelshades.com).
We used York Wallcoverings â€śPatriziaâ€ť wallpaper (yorkwall.com for stores). For the table, unfurl a 20 1/2-inch roll to create a runner (secure with double-sided tape) and cover wine bottle labels (use adhesive spray).
Playful motifs lead to a nest of interactive ideas, including an escort card display that looks lovely (even after guests have flocked to their tables) and creative favor tags.
Mount Louise Bodyâ€™s â€śGarden Birdsâ€ť wallpaper (louisebody.com) on foam board, loop thread through calligraphed Paper Presentation business-card envelopes (paperpresentation.com), and hang them from the beaks with pins.
For an easy tag or embellishment, go for paper with small, repeated designs that can be cut out. Speckled eggs from Scalamandreâ€™s â€śBon Oeuf â€ť wallpaper (decoratorsbest.com) make cute trimmings.
Caramel and chocolate quail eggs (candywarehouse.com) are the 3-D equivalent of this paperâ€™s design -- and totally addictive!