These Fairy Light Wedding Ideas will Make You Swoon!

romantic fairy lights for your weddings

Lights, please! We all know how important it is to set the mood for certain situations. And, when you’re talking about your wedding, it’s one of the biggest moods to set! Lighting, no doubt, plays an integral part in wedding design + achieving that overall, romantic feel.

Although we’re definitely into comprehensive wedding lighting, it’s true that you don’t need much to make an impact! Having said that, we’re taking a closer look at those delicate fairy lights at weddings…and some great ways to incorporate this super romantic vibe!

Whether you know them as fairy, twinkle or strand lights, these sparkly details pack a design punch! Let’s check them out:

Few Fairy Lights Still Speak Volumes!

Fairy lights wedding ceremony

photog: Pat Furey Photography 

Even just a few strands hanging from the ceiling speak volumes, design-wise! Our eyes are drawn up to those sparkling beauties.

photog: Click and Pum // venue: Jardines de Abril // lighting: Ledilux // planning: Weeventos, Eva Marcos

Loving this ceremony setup with the fairy lights mixed with bohemian lanterns!

photog: Pablo Laguia

Twinkle lights wedding

photog: Pablo Laguia

Dreamy Fairy Light Curtains

photog: Melissa Marshall

Fairy Light Santorini Wedding

photography: White On Black // venue name: Venetsanos Winery // planning + event design: Julia & Evita // planning: Julia & Evita // florals: RedBox Days // lighting: Events in Santorini // rentals: White Lilac

via GWS in this Magical Santorini Wedding with Fairy Lights + Tropical Florals

twinkle lights for weddings

photog: Pablo Laguia // event design: Paloma Cruz Eventos

These fairy light curtains are absolutely breathtaking. To be surrounded by draped, romantic lighting is so dreamy. Naturally, guests are left speechless as they approach the reception!

Dinner Under The ‘Stars’

photog: Click and Pum // venue: Marques Montemolar // lighting: Ledilux // planning: Cumpli2 Eventos

photog: Ryan Ray Photo // planning + design: Brooke Keegan

Fairy lights wedding reception

photog: Ana & Jerome Photography

Dinner under a curtain of fairy lights

photog: Pablo Laguia // event design: Paloma Cruz Eventos

Wow! These are entire structures covered in fairy lights. What an unparalleled design for your wedding reception. This style of wedding lighting feels + looks like you’re in a dream!

Wow-Worthy Wedding Lighting

Blonde Salad Wedding

photog: David Bastianoni // planning:Brothers & Sisters // florals: Vincenzo Dascanio via Vogue

via GWS Our Favorite Moments from 2018 Celebrity Weddings!

String lights wedding

photog: Oscar Guillén // planning: Sweet Angel Events

photog: Louis Gabriel

Whether you’re adding a few strands over the cocktail hour patio or your entire reception is drawn out underneath the ‘stars,’ you really can’t go wrong with these dazzling designs.

Romantic Dinner for Two

Fairy lights for romantic dinnerMaybe just planning an intimate elopement for the two of you? You can still use fairy lights for a major WOW moment…

photog: The Light Painters | planning: Willow Tree Weddings | design: Wilde & Romantic | florals: Peony and Gold Floral designs

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If you’re not stringing lights for your wedding, add a little sparkle to your porch or even your bedroom! Super twinkly + relaxing ✨