Creative Backdrops for Your Wedding Ceremony

I love how creative couples are getting with their ceremony backdrops. I definitely love the backdrop of the outdoors with trees, water, an open field, or mountains, but not everyone is that luck to have some amazing scenery as a backdrop. Check out how creative these couples were:

I think this is one of my most favorites! This wedding ceremony took place outside in front of a private residence and the couple had a friend create this amazing 3D sign above where they would take their vows! About the sign from the bride, “Love Never Fails” was done by one of my favorite artists and my good friend Casey Johnson. He is AMAZING and can be contacted for almost any installation piece big or small. He is currently the display coordinator at Anthropologie in Annapolis, MD.

creative ceremony backdrop
{photos by Justine Ungaro, click here to see more from this wedding}

I love the creative use with the flowers floating in the air above the couple for this wedding. Flowers by saipua.

creative ceremony backdrop
{photos by Robert Sukrachand, check out more from this wedding here.}

This couple got married in the bride’s parents backyard and had the great idea to create their own outdoor chapel. The bride’s younger brother built all the amazing elements. Simply amazing!

creative ceremony backdrop

creative ceremony backdrop
{photos by Stephanie Fay, check out the entire wedding here.}

Another take on a creative backdrop with wood. This couple was married at dusk and had a chandelier over them. I love the flowers incorporated in the wood.

creative ceremony backdrop
{photos by Jason and Anna Photography}

Next week I plan on posting some great indoor ceremony backdrops, so stay tuned all you indoor brides! Also, if anyone has a creative indoor ceremony backdrop, please send me some photos, I’d love to see what you came up with.

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  1. i seriously love this post! such awesome displays of creativity. here is an awesome indoor one i saw today:

  2. Wow! The Stephanie Fay wedding is genius!! Idea of the year!! Love the yellow dresser drawers! Very cool post.

  3. I love the first one "Love Never Fails" how romantic!

  4. Cool post, thanks! I'd love to see more on unconventional ways of dressing up an arch, too. Our venue comes with an arch, but we are not arch people…

  5. wOW such awesome displays of creativity love the Love Never Fails sign but bewere of FAIL

  6. Awesome post!!! That first one is so cool. Never seen anything like that. Also love the one with the yellow dresser. I wonder how long it took to create that?! But so awesome. Thanks!!

  7. Can't wait to see the indoor post! I'm getting married in February indoors and would love some great ideas!

  8. Oh my goodness, I love all of these! Each one is so absolutely creative and beautiful in its own way!

  9. These are brilliant! So creative.

  10. I just about died when I saw that one with the dresser. Soo amazing!

  11. Thanks for sharing!!! I love the wall made out of different colored pieces of wood!!!

  12. Great post. That brother built chapel blew my mind.

  13. Very creative and unique wedding decors!

  14. that outdoor chapel is incredible!!!

  15. AWh I love Stephanie! I totally worked HER wedding :D SHe's fantastic. I'm lovin' on those colors

  16. Wow, this is amazing! That ceremony backdrop is just so unique, I just love it.

  17. LOVE the outdoor chapel and the yellow dresser and chandelier! I would totally bring that dresser into my home and feature the wedding photos on it. Fabulous!

  18. Oh snap! The 'chapel' is ridiculously good looking. Aussie brides can take a page out of this book!

  19. Love it. Definitely a shabby chic display.

  20. Love these! Anyone know more about Casey Johnson installations? I tried the link and googling him…no luck


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