Step 1

DIY Chair Ties Step 1

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Place burlap over badge and trace with fine point permanent marker. Repeat 3 times so you have 4 badges total.

Trace Your Badges

Place the burlap over template and trace with fine-point permanent marker. Repeat three times so you have a total of four badges. 

Step 2

DIY Chair Ties Step 2

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Using fabric scissors, carefully cut around each badge.

Cut It Out

Use fabric scissors to carefully cut around each badge.

Step 3

DIY Chair Ties Step 3

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Center one badge on the “MR.” and the other on the “Mrs.” and trace around the letters using the fine point permanent marker. Fill in each letter with the marker.

Trace The Letters

Center one badge on the “Mr.” and the other on the “Mrs.” and trace around the letters using the fine-point permanent marker. Fill in each letter with the marker.

Step 4

DIY Chair Ties Step 4

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Fill In Heart

Center one badge on the heart and trace around it using the fine-point permanent marker. Use a small paintbrush to fill in the heart with red craft paint. Let dry.

Step 5

DIY Chair Ties Step 5

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Lay the red handkerchief on a flat surface with one of the corners pointing toward you. Roll up one corner tightly moving toward the opposite corner.

Making the Flower

Lay the red handkerchief on a flat surface with one of the corners pointing toward you. Roll up one corner tightly moving toward the opposite corner.

Step 6

DIY Chair Ties Step 6

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Keep rolling until you have formed a long thin fabric wrap

Roll It Up

The hanky until you have formed a long, thin tube.

Step 7

DIY Chair Ties Step 7

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Starting at one end of the wrap, tightly roll the fabric toward the opposite end forming a pinwheel.

Twist into Pinwheel

Starting at one end of the tube, tightly roll the fabric toward the opposite end forming a pinwheel.

Step 8

DIY Chair Ties Step 8

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Once you have reached the opposite end, hot glue the loose end of the fabric roll to the newly formed flower

Secure The End

Once you have reached the opposite end, hot glue the loose end of the fabric roll to the newly formed flower.

Step 9

DIY Chair Ties Step 9

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Hot glue the flower to the last badge.

Finishing Touch

Hot glue the flower to the last badge.

Step 10

DIY Chair Ties Step 10

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Cut two pieces of the red twine to the appropriate size to tie around your chairs. Using the mini red clothes pins, attach each badge to the twine.

Pin to Twine

Cut two pieces of the red twine to the appropriate size to tie around your chairs. Using the mini red clothespins, attach each badge to the twine.

Step 11

DIY Chair Ties Step 11

The Photo Love

The Photo Love

Secure the chair ties to the bride and groom’s chairs.

Secure Ties

Secure the chair ties to the bride and groom’s chairs.