Having kids participate in your wedding ceremony is so special. Don’t get me wrong – it can definitely be a little bit of a headache getting them to understand exactly what their job is, directing them on where to walk and when, and hoping that they don’t get shy or have a temper tantrum moments before it’s go time. In the end; however, it’s worth it. They’ll get some smiles and giggles from guests, they’ll feel important and like part of the action, and you’ll get a few great photos and memories out of it, which is what it’s all about.
While traditionally flower girls carried a basket and tossed petals, and ring bearers were in charge of the safe keeping and transportation of the rings down the aisle to the alter, some couples are choosing to switch it up. Ring bearer and flower girl signs are a great way to personalize your ceremony and give your participants something to hold, rather than something to do, which is sometimes more achievable depending on their age.
You might also have several children participating in your ceremony. If that’s the case, perhaps one or two of them can take on the more traditional roles, while the others can carry a fun and unique sign. We’ve also seen quite a few furry friends participating in wedding ceremonies. If you haven’t taught Fido to toss flowers, a lightweight sign around their neck is a great way to include them.
We’ve rounded up 10 great signs suitable for your flower girl and ring bearer. If none of these are quite right, you can continue shopping here.
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1. Custom Uncle Here Comes Your Bride Sign
A perfect option if your ring bearer or flower girl is your nephew or niece, this sign measures 14 x 8 inches and is designed with a chalkboard style background with white text. The paint is waterproof so don’t worry if your ceremony is outdoors (even if there is a little bit of rain in the forecast). All of the signs are made from a 6mm medium density fiberboard so they are lightweight and easy to carry, even for the little ones. The default ribbon color is white, but you can request an alternative color if you desire. The Little Post Box has a number of great signs in several different designs. If this one isn’t your style you can browse them here. Also, if you want something completely custom, simply let them know as they do accommodate custom orders.
2. Rustic “Here Comes the Bride” Sign With Ivory Ribbon
With tons of great reviews and an inexpensive price tag, you won’t be disappointed with this simple and sweet banner for your ring bearer or flower girl to carry down the aisle. The sign measures 15 x 20 inches and is made of natural ecru linen burlap with a satin silk ribbon. The edges of the sign are sewn so you don’t have to worry about the edges fraying. The text is printed in black for a neutral look that will go with just about wedding. If you’re a fan of sparkle, this similar sign from the same wedding company incorporates some gold glitter in its text.
3. “I’m Still Single” Ring Bearer Sign
A touch of humor is a great way to bring some lightheartedness to the ceremony. Ring bearers and flower girls are usually the source of a few giggles, regardless of what they’re carrying. This sign will be sure to earn smiles from all of your guests, reading “Don’t Worry Ladies, I’m Still Single.” Each sign is made to order, with a few custom options available. The sign is 7 inches tall, 12 inches wide inches, and 1/8 inch thick. It can be ordered in a brown stain, black stain, gray stain, and distressed wood, with examples of each color in the listing for your reference. There’s white sheer ribbon on the sign to hang on your ring bearer, but if you’d like a different color of ribbon, it’s not a problem. This shop also has these adorable ring security badges, great for your ring bearer to feel official.
4. Here Comes the Bride Flower Girl Sign
This sign is wonderful for a flower girl, especially if you’re looking to incorporate some color. It’s made from two sheets of textured heavy paper, sewn together and printed on both sides. It’s extremely light, has “Here Comes the Bride” is printed in matte coral ink, and can be printed on either white or ivory paper. Beautiful blush pink satin ribbon is stitched down the spine, hiding a sturdy wooden poplar dowel. This sign is a 8″ x 11″ rectangle with a 25″ dowel and ribbon. If you have a K9 friend participating in the ceremony, these lightweight signs are a great option and can be made easily with a ribbon to hang over your dog’s neck. Check out the options here.
5. Here Comes the Bride Ring Bearer Banner
Burlap and paper are good choices if you’re worried about the weight, but if you’re looking for something a little bit more crisp and elegant looking, this linen banner is very clean and professional looking. Measuring 18″ x 20″ and with a 24″ long pole, this lightweight option is made with very high quality white linen and crisp black print. The size of this banner also makes it a good choice if you have two ring bearers or flower girls who are participating in your ceremony together. While this option doesn’t come with any ribbon, you can customize this option yourself by simply purchasing some satin ribbon in the color of your choice and tying a few bows on the ends of the dowel.
6. Ring Security Funny Ring Bearer Wedding Sign
For a sign that works in just about any venue, for any ring bearer or flower girl, this is a wonderful option. It can be printed in just about any color wording, with whatever color ribbon you’d like, adding to the versatility of its design. The sign is made from two sheets of textured heavy paper for a light option that’s easy to carry. “Ring Security” is printed in matte ink in the color of your choice. If you like the “Ring Security” text but want a sign that’s a bit more sturdy and durable, check out this wooden sign version.
7. “Just Wait Until You See Her!” Ring Bearer Sign
Made from pine stained dark walnut, this sign measures 12″ x 5.5″ x .75″ and reads “Just wait until you see her”. The text is hand painted on each sign, and the top surface is sealed with a durable clear matte finish to protect it from scratches and watermarks. The arrow design is great for a rustic or boho ceremony, but is also tailored enough to be used in a religious ceremony without seeming out of place. Each order takes about 6-8 business days to create and ship which is a reasonable turnaround given that it’s handmade. This shop has a number of adorable handmade signs so if this one isn’t for you, don’t miss out on their other high quality options.
8. “And They Lived Happily Ever After” Wedding Sign
While the most common time for a ring bearer or flower girl to carry a sign is during the processional, we love the idea of switching it up a little and having them carry a sign during the processional instead. After the vows have been exchanges and the “I dos” have been said, have your ring bearer or flower girl carry this awesome sign that reads “and they lived happily ever after” for happy tears from guests and some great photo ops. You can also use this sign for a few great bride and groom pictures later in the evening. This shop is home to many beautiful wedding signs like this gorgeous welcome sign, this signature cocktail drink sign, or this guest book sign, among many others.
9. Laser Engraved Large Wood Wedding Ceremony Sign
Another sign that’s on the humorous side, this wood engraved one reads “I’m just here for the cake” and is likely a valid statement. Great for either a ring bearer or flower girl, the engraved sign measures 11.25 inches at the widest point and is made with all natural birch and basswood. This same sign is a available with a plethora of text options, so you can choose your favorite. In addition to the engraved wood signs, Andaz Press has a number of printed ring bearer and flower girl signs as well. You can browse them here.
10. Lillian Rose Here Comes the Bride Oval Sign
If you’re a fan of floral, hosting a spring or garden wedding, or if you just like the feminine look that comes with a floral design, grab this sign for your wedding ceremony. The size is perfect, measuring 16 x 9.2 x 0.2 inches, and weighing just about one pound. The front of the sign reads “Here Comes the Bride” for any ring bearer or flower girl to carry during the processional. The flip side reads “Just married” for the recessional or for the bride and groom to hold for a few photos. Lillian Rose has a number of options for ring bearers and flower girls, especially for gifts. Check out the whole shop here.
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