Your aisle runner is sure to be one of the first things your guests see as they make their way to their seats at your wedding ceremony. For this reason, it’s worth considering how your aisle runner complements your theme and overall decorating scheme. Did you know that aisle runners were first created because most roads were unpaved? The aisle runner was used to protect the bride’s gown on her way to the altar! Nowadays, the aisle runner serves a more decorative purpose at a wedding ceremony and can be customized to show off your personality. From pastoral burlap to quirky zigzags to romantic rose petals, we’ve chosen 12 inspiring aisle runner ideas you’re sure to love. Wherever your venue and whatever your theme, there’s sure to be an aisle runner here that suits your wedding ceremony perfectly.