(battery operated) candles with rose petals for ceremony. I think this is how I want the aisle to look. Between the family we might have enough battery operated candles to do the aisle, or at least a good portion of it. No aisle runner.
31 Impossibly Fun Wedding Ideas: instead of a kids table include a small bucket of crayons and coloring books on each table, with a sign that says "for kids and adults who love to color". Or something similar to that phrase:) kids area, let them be free!