Wedding Ceremony Backdrop Ideas: Altars, Pillars, Arches, and More
Looking for the perfect wedding ceremony backdrop idea? Look no further! Check out these creative ideas for crafting the perfect backdrop for your wedding altar.
You have finally found your venue, now it’s time to start thinking about the decor for your wedding ceremony and reception. This isn’t just about the flowers you want as centerpieces. We’re talking about the centerpiece of the entire event: your wedding ceremony, and the backdrop for where you’ll exchange your vows! The details of your ceremony decor set the stage for the rest of your wedding day.
So, let’s talk about the ceremony backdrop. The focal point of your wedding ceremony is you and your love at the end of the aisle at the altar. What you place behind you can give visual interest and impact. What you decide to use for your ceremony backdrop will likely depend on your location, so we’ll share a few of our favorites for indoor weddings as well as outdoor weddings.
Most of these ceremony backdrop ideas could also be switched between indoor and outdoor depending on your venue, style, and set-up. The best thing is most of these can be done yourself, or at least very inexpensively.
Indoor Ceremony Backdrop Ideas
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Drapes can change the overall look of your wedding in several ways. They can be used as a backdrop, to hide tent poles, or even just to add texture to different areas of your event. You can use several for a very drastic backdrop or just a few for a more subtle romantic look.
The Chuppah is a part of the Jewish traditional wedding, and we love how they transform a room. They can be decorated in so many different ways and can really create a huge impact on your ceremony space. Take a plain, white-walled room, and add a Chuppah with aisle flowers to change the setting into a fairytale!
Outdoor Ceremony Backdrop Ideas
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This inexpensive material has been a mainstay in rustic weddings for decades, so of course, we had to include it. The burlap could be customized with your initials and would be a perfect match to a burlap aisle runner. We love the rustic look this has with such a soft setting on the water.
If you are going for a magical fairytale wedding, you might need this Ceremony piece. It is such a cute and quaint addition without making it seem like too much. If you couldn’t have your wedding in Belle’s library, this is a close second.
We are huge fans of flowers, and the greenery added to this backdrop is a huge hit. We love the way it looks together, and it really has such a natural feel. A backdrop like this could be done in so many ways. You could even repurpose it as a photo booth backdrop during the reception to get more bang for your buck!
Have you decided to use a ceremony backdrop? Which of these is your favorite?
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