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10 Creative Ceremony Backdrops

It’s the backdrop to one of the most memorable moments of your life. And it will be forever captured in your wedding photos. Your ceremony backdrop is a perfect chance to show your creativity and personal style.  Don’t know where to start?  Take a peek at these clever (and memorable!) ideas just brimming with inspiration.

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Ombre Paper Plates
Who knew the simple paper plate could look so chic? The bride and groom created this wonderfully modern ombre backdrop for their wedding themselves, meticulously painting and stringing up stacked paper plates. Photograph: Allie Lindsey Photography, Backdrop: DIY

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Reclaimed Wood
The groom made this amazing eco-friendly backdrop out of reclaimed wood. It’s a very rustic touch, with the weathered wood offering texture and a beautiful gray palette at the same time. Photography: Todd Pellowe, Backdrop: DIY

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Bright Modern Blocks
This couple chose cheerful chunky cubes as a backdrop, with an arbor of birch wood and streamers to give it texture and movement. Photography: Taylor Lord

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Floral Columns
These pillars were covered in lush, bright blooms and provided this couple with a pop of color and dimension behind their vows. Photography: Scott Hagar, Planning: Todd Events

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Bright Parasols
This whimsical arbor is covered in bright hand-painted parasols. Photography: Linda Chaja, Event Designer: Lindsey Hartsough at Magnolia Event Design

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Floral Monogram
A floral monogram adds a luxe feel to this simple draped backdrop by creating texture and adding a touch of preppiness. Photography: Renny of Bliss Weddings and Events, Floral: Jesse of HMR Designs

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Chalkboard
This blackboard backdrop does double duty: hand lettering creates a bold modern feel and also serves as a larger than life directory/program for the guests. Photo: Jess & Nate Studios, Event Planning & Design: The China Closet

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Window Panes
Playful windowpanes hang, framing the couple nicely and letting the light through. Perfect if your venue is in a stunning spot you don’t want to hide! Photography: Candice Benjamin, Backdrop: DIY

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Hand Painted Canvas
This floral frame looks like a piece of art, doesn’t it? Well, it is! The flowers were hand painted on canvas. This stunningly simple backdrop would be beautiful with any number of flowers or botanical designs, for instance: cherry blossoms or poppies. Photography: Alyse French, Backdrop: The Weekend Type

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Light Projection
Airy and unobtrusive, projecting a shadow onto your wedding ceremony backdrop is the perfect frame for your vows. It’s playful, minimal and is reminiscent of a children’s shadow puppet show. Perfect for theatrical couples or those seeking something a little bit different. Photography: Jagger Photography, Backdrop: The Weekend Type