From first glance to first kiss, your ceremony backdrop features in some of the most meaningful moments of your wedding. It marks the start of the beautiful celebration you’ve planned and can even be used as part of your reception decor!
Whether you’re tying the knot with a roof overhead or surrounded by nature, there are so many unique and creative ways to frame your vows. We’ve saved you the scrolling and gathered every stunning ceremony backdrop idea that works for any setting or style.
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Crafted from timber or metal, these rectangular frames are incredibly versatile and can be decorated with flowers, fabric and lighting.
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Screens are excellent for concealing unwanted backdrops or constructing unique floral designs. These do easy double duty as a photo booth prop!
Arches are a symbol of new beginnings and moving into the next phase of your life together. These curved structures often support rambling, garden style arrangements.
Photography: Bianca Virtue
Pillars are a beautiful sculptural element to flank your ceremony space. Top wine barrels, tree stumps or acrylic plinths with abundant arrangements or use wire frames to allow florals to climb organically.
Photography: LoveHer Photography
Like the rings we exchange, circular wreaths are a symbol of eternal love. Often laden with lush greenery and whimsical blooms, they’re romantic in both meaning and design.
Triangles, diamonds and hexagons are all popular choices for geometric backdrops. It’s a bold design detail where the shape is as much a feature as the embellishments.
Photography: Katie Griffith Photography
Perfect for rustic, vintage and eco celebrations, upcycled items like doors and windows bring a homely feel to your ceremony space.
Whether you’re dressing a grand staircase, fireplace or archway, this is all about drawing attention to a signature feature of your venue as the focal point for your ceremony.
These gravity-defying features are an unexpected and impactful addition to any setting. Suspended installations often require clever construction to achieve a weightless effect.
You can’t tell where nature ends and these installations begin! It’s as if intricate floral arrangements have sprung spontaneously from the earth to encircle your ceremony, scale walls or wind around trees.
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