20 Beautiful and Creative Wedding Ceremony Backdrop Ideas

With so much pressure to have a Pinterest-perfect wedding day, choosing the backdrop for saying your “I Do’s” can be a tough decision. Thankfully, there is no one way to choose a backdrop for your wedding ceremony. As with anything on your wedding day, choose a backdrop that really reflects who you are as a couple. Here are some of our favorites to inspire you and show you that any choice can be beautiful!


Art-Filled Backdrops

Original Artwork

Original artwork painted by artist Patrick McGirr. Photos by  David Alderman .

Original artwork painted by artist Patrick McGirr. Photos by David Alderman.

A Badass Mural

Photos by Phylicia Willis of  Posh Moments Photography.

Photos by Phylicia Willis of Posh Moments Photography.

A Gallery or Art Museum

Photography by  S Photography . Catering and venue by  Bella Italia . Officiant  Kat Millicent

Photography by S Photography. Catering and venue by Bella Italia. Officiant Kat Millicent


Plants & Florals

Clean Lines and Big Green Leaves

Planner & Styling:  Moxie Bright Events , Event, Floral Design & Styling:  Winston & Main , Photography:  J Wiley Photography

Planner & Styling: Moxie Bright Events, Event, Floral Design & Styling: Winston & Main, Photography: J Wiley Photography

A Round Floral Archway


Modern Geometry

Colorful Canvas-Wrapped Geometry

Balloon Design by  Young at Heart Balloons . Installation by ENLY Design. Co-Planning + Paper Goods by  AGD Studio . Florals by  Fluorescence Flowers . Co-Planning by  Hey! Party Collective . Photography by  Our Two Hearts

Balloon Design by Young at Heart Balloons. Installation by ENLY Design. Co-Planning + Paper Goods by AGD Studio. Florals by Fluorescence Flowers. Co-Planning by Hey! Party Collective. Photography by Our Two Hearts


The Great Outdoors

The City Skyline

Your Favorite Massive Tree

A Forest or National Park

The Desert

Photos by  Heather J. Keys

Photos by Heather J. Keys

A Mountain Range

The Ocean

Photos by  Leah Moyers

Photos by Leah Moyers

Your Own Backyard

Your Front Porch

In Front of Your Airstream Trailer


Embracing Architecture

In Front of a Grand Fireplace

Choose a Beautiful Door


Paper Craft

Paper Floral Archways

Translucent Paper Cones

Paper Lantern Archway

Photo by  Kat Wooten

Photo by Kat Wooten


JEN SIOMACCO

Jen Siomacco is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Catalyst Wedding Co. She works to mesh together her love of feminism, love stories, accessibility, equality, and design into the Catalyst brand. When she’s not traveling the country working to make the wedding industry a more inclusive place, she’s writing on her couch and snuggled up with her husband and SUPER lazy cats.