Rent, Buy, or DIY: Aisle Runner

I've been diving deep into the world of boho wedding ceremony aisle runners! So, obviously, I have a bunch of fun options to share with you whether you decide to rent, buy, or DIY!


wedding ceremony aisle rug

There are two local vintage rental companies that have beautiful rental options:

Ginger Blue Girl Vintage


The Vintage Rental Company

They are always adding new items to their listings and these beautiful rugs are part of their collections. Click through, each image links to the rental item page!

Neutral rugs for wedding aisle
Wedding ceremony rug


Vintage runner rug on etsy for less than $150
Etsy runner rug for $67.50

Etsy has a wealth of vintage runner rugs for incredibly inexpensive prices! The two rugs above are $135 and $67 respectively and look amazing. I use the following search terms on Etsy and limit the cost to $150 or $200 to search for the deals:

Vintage Runner Rug

Turkish Runner Rug

Wedding Runner Rug Vintage

Long Vintage Rug

Hallway Runner Rug Vintage

Vintage Kitchen Rug


If you want to DIY a bohemian rug, check out these two how-to blog posts from Poppytalk and Nellie Bellie. They're super easy, using a drop cloth and sharpies or paint to make super cute rugs. If you're using a drop cloth as an aisle runner, you'll have to use double-sided tape or a rug pad underneath to keep from slipping in your fancy wedding outfit!

Poppytalk DIY rug
Nellie Bellie Rug DIY

Hopefully you found a fun option for a boho runner rug! Check out my Pinterest board for Wedding DIYs for more ideas.