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Top Wooden Ladder Wedding Decor Ideas (and DIYs): Fast, Easy & Tres Chic

This amazing roundup of wooden ladder wedding decor ideas will get your creative juices flowing. Be it as hanging centerpieces, food displays, backdrops or wedding arches, these top wooden ladder decorating ideas are fast, affordable and ultra chic!

Wedding wreaths and a gorgeous vintage wooden ladder to decorate your reception space.

Wedding wreaths and a gorgeous vintage wooden ladder to decorate your reception space.

Start browsing through these amazingly creative wooden ladder wedding decor ideas and pick yours! I can assure you it won’t be as simple a choice as it will be turning them into a reality.

Ladders adapt to any wedding style. Indoors, outdoors, vintage, industrial, rustic and even glam! Yes, glam wedding decor with an old wooden ladder!

Related: How to Plan a Boho Wedding: Complete Guide To A Trend That’s Here to Stay!

Lucky for you, decorating doesn’t have to be expensive if you are willing to get crafty and repurpose a couple of ladders. Get inspired by these top wooden ladder decor ideas, DIY a few and impress your guests with your amazing taste!

Wedding Ladder Table Plan Inspiration

Garden and backyard weddings are oh so trending but you still need to show your guests where to sit. Why not repurpose an old 6 foot leaning step ladder to create a totes unique wedding table plan? Or maybe use the ladder to hang the Polaroid vintage guest book, amiright?

Show your guests to their tables with this rustic leaning ladder wedding table plan. Photography: Amie Schroeder Photography.

Show your guests to their tables with this rustic leaning ladder wedding table plan. Photography: Amie Schroeder Photography.

Ladder Wedding Decor Ideas for Killer Photo-Booth Backdrops

If you are still trying to figure out what to use as a photo-booth backdrop, go no further! Cover an old wooden stepladder with blooming flowers, greenery, fairy lights or use a rustic ladder shelf to place the props.

These ladder wedding decor ideas will make for a gorgeous and unique backdrop for your pre-ceremony photoshoot session as well.

Triangle backdrop at a Yosemite bohemian-inspired nuptials.

Triangle backdrop at a Yosemite bohemian-inspired nuptials.

Stunning photo booth backdrop with a white vintage ladder and a fairytale feel. Who said Alice in Wonderland?

Stunning photo booth backdrop with a white vintage ladder and a fairytale feel. Who said Alice in Wonderland?

Old wooden ladder decorating ideas for a backyard tented reception. Roses and a few lovey-dovey knick-knacks decorate this gray folding ladder.

Old wooden ladder decorating ideas for a backyard tented reception. Roses and a few lovey-dovey knick-knacks decorate this gray folding ladder.

Vintage Wooden Ladder Wedding Decor Ideas

Repurposing projects can make your vintage wedding rock. Get a hold of some paint, sponges for whitewashing (optional) and at least one step ladder. Use the ladder shelves to place family portraits, greenery wreaths, lavender and if the shelves are wide enough, a few antiques.

Related: Unique Wedding Memorial Ideas: In Loving Memory

Decorative vintage wedding ladders. Make it yours! Maybe use it as a welcome sign. ;)

Decorative vintage wedding ladders. Make it yours! Maybe use it as a welcome sign. 😉

Love this flower entwined leaning rustic wooden ladder wedding decor for an industrial venue. Photo: Shanna Melville Bridal.

Love this flower entwined leaning rustic wooden ladder wedding decor for an industrial venue. Photo: Shanna Melville Bridal.




How To Make A Wooden Ladder Wedding Arch

To build your own wedding arch you will need at least a couple of ladders and a two by four or a wooden pole. If the arch is not to wide, you can use a broomstick. Nifty way to save, right?

If you are using folding ladders, the first step is to nail the extensible shelf so the ladder won’t close. Now, nail the piece of wood to the top of both ladders. Finally, decorate the arch with light fabrics, eucalyptus and budding and exploding florals.

Give free reign to your imagination and turn these ladders into the most beautiful wedding arch ever!

Exchange your vows under an original wedding arch made with ladders.

Exchange your vows under an original wedding arch made with ladders.

Jaw-Dropping Hanging Ladder Wedding Decor

This might require a little bit of help, but don’t worry, it’s still pretty easy to do. You could paint the ladder to match your wedding colors, hang them above your wedding tables and decorate them away! This idea takes romantic boho-chic ladder decor to a whole new level!

Florals in bottles and mason jars hanging from a ladder above the wedding tables.

Florals in bottles and mason jars hanging from a ladder above the wedding tables.

Twigs and Edison lightbulbs for a fall wedding. I'm in love!

Twigs and Edison lightbulbs for a fall wedding. I’m in love!

Amazing Ladder Food Bars, Favors & Candy Stations

Add some wooden shelves to your good old ladders and boom! You’ve got yourself the coolest food bars ever.

Related: Mini Foods for Weddings, A Mini Guide to Serving Miniature Food

Even better, you can turn them into an appetizer, candy station, or a wedding favor display. Really, there’s so much you can do with just a couple of ladders and some wood.

Green and gold vintage dessert ladder. Remember to nail the shelves to the ladder steps!

Green and gold vintage dessert ladder. Remember to nail the shelves to the ladder steps!

Fab and simple way of displaying drinks for your outdoor wedding reception.

Fab and simple way of displaying drinks for your outdoor wedding reception.

Turn an old wooden ladder into your candy bar.

Turn an old wooden ladder into your candy bar.

Top Wooden Ladder Wedding Decor Ideas

Yes, that’s right, you can turn your old ladders and repurposed them into cutting-edge wedding furniture and decor! Not only are they going to look unique but this is going to save you beaucoup des bucks to your wedding budget. Word!

Related: 19 Irresistible and Original Wedding ideas (And How To Make Them Happen)

Paint a short ladder and turn it into a side table for your lounge furniture. Or decorate ladders with flowers and fairy lights for a magical feel.

Lounge areas will need tables and what better than to make them unique and super affordable?

Lounge areas will need tables and what better than to make them unique and super affordable?

We’ve already seen how to turn ladders into shelves. Now let’s add some cute wedding props: Candles, lights, or even some photos of you two!

Rustic or garden old wooden ladder wedding ideas with ivy and potted plants.

Rustic or garden old wooden ladder wedding ideas with ivy and potted plants.

If you need to decorate a corner of your venue, think ladders. This one definitely spells out beachy.

If you need to decorate a corner of your venue, think ladders. This one definitely spells out beachy.

The simple ladder makes for a great unique wedding decoration that you can easily adapt to fit your theme, attract your guests, and show your talent! And now, Wedding Dessert Table Ideas that will Blow your Mind: How to Create Yours!

If your wedding budget is a bit tight, consider decorating with ladders as they are both cost-effective and their look totally rocks!

If your wedding budget is a bit tight, consider decorating with ladders as they are both cost-effective and their look totally rocks!

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Wedding Table Number Ideas and Alternatives You Will Love

These wedding table number ideas and alternatives will come in handy when it’s time to decide how to get your guests to their seats in style. Forget the traditional or boring numbers and go for memorable and unique. Just like you!

Interesting idea. It doesn't have to be numbers. What works is a single bold icon or message.

Interesting idea. It doesn’t have to be numbers. What works is a single bold icon or message.

Make a statement at your reception with this fabulous roundup of wedding table number ideas. These cute little markers really come in handy, not only to guide your guests to their seats but for the waiters when they have to serve special meals to your guests, such as vegetarian or gluten free. So, do not skip over them if you are planning on hosting a sit-down dinner!

Besides, some of these wedding table number ideas are so simple that not copying them would be a crime. We are also sharing the steps on how to DIY some of these alternative wedding table number ideas.

Related reading: 30+ Wedding Table IdeasL What To Put On Wedding Reception Tables (Wow Your Guests!)

Wedding Table Number Alternative Ideas To DIY in Minutes

1Love watercolors. They are perfect for boho style, summery beach weddings Why not add a touch of color to your wedding table numbers? The watercolors depicted here are printables on a card holder. You may also insert them in the middle of your centerpieces.

2Hear ye! Hear ye! Romantic couples here is a DIY for your wedding table numbers. Grab a cardboard shape, a stick, glue, and chalkboard paint and you are ready to go.

3These wedding table number ideas could be the inspiration for the entire wedding theme, amiright? A very simple DIY. Table number holders and a deck of cards will do the trick.

Wedding table number alternative ideas you can DIY in minutes. Table number holders and a deck of cards will do the trick.

Wedding table number alternative ideas you can DIY in minutes.

4How good are you at calligraphy? It really doesn’t matter because you can purchase gold decals to add the number to these rocks. Or you can draw them yourself with a gold gel pen.

Wedding table number idea for a Utah wedding. Photo: Leo Patrone Photography.

Wedding table number idea for a Utah wedding. Photo: Leo Patrone Photography.

5A classic. There’s nothing wrong with tried and true wedding table number ideas. The modern touch: place it on top of the table runner.

Modern table number at a New Hampshire wedding. Photo: Rodeo & Co Photography.

Modern table number at a New Hampshire wedding. Photo: Rodeo & Co Photography.

6Looking for wedding table number ideas to add some modern flair to the boring ones you have? Wrap them with some twine or jute for a relaxed rustic look.

Adorable and fun table numbers idea.

Adorable and fun table numbers idea.

7This is an easy DIY for a darling table number holder. Tie three wine corks with a ribbon and glue some bling to it. Insert the card with the number in between the corks. Voila!




Original and Unique Wedding Table Number Ideas

8Beach weddings can get really creative with their table numbers. Mason jars filled with sand, seashells and a card table number held by a cork or wood sliver. Or enjoy your seaside wedding with adorable table numbers in a bottle.

Love this for a beach wedding. Mason jars filled with sand, seashells and a card table number held by a cork or wood sliver.

Beach wedding table numbers.

9This piece could be a photo table number, a centerpiece and a great conversation starter at the same time. Your guests will be able to find their tables and break the ice with these original wedding table number ideas.

Romantic and nostalgic wedding table number ideas. This could be a table number and a centerpiece.

Romantic and nostalgic wedding table number ideas.

Read more: How to seat guests at your wedding for a lively celebration

10Add a little glam to your table number cards with silk ribbons and a brooch. Want them ready made? Get them on Etsy.

11Colorful weddings deserve distinctive table numbers.

Flag table numbers. Photo: Ruth Eileen Photography.

Flag table numbers. Photo: Ruth Eileen Photography.

12Clothespin table number holders are a cute, affordable and original idea. You can stick them on a potted plant and you can clasp a number, a photo or any name you would like to give your wedding tables. You can get them on Etsy.

13Transform your salt and pepper shakers into table number holders by adding a round wire. Make sure to fill them up with buttons or shells so they don’t fall down from the card’s weight.

14I love the bent fork! Replace the reserved sign with a number marker and you’ll have one of the most original table numbers out there.

Original wedding table number ideas. Oak Tree Manor, Houston. Photo: Alyse French Photography.

Oak Tree Manor, Houston. Photo: Alyse French Photography.

15If you are feeling crafty and have wooden slabs and enough nails handy, create your very own and personalized table numbers.

Modern stainless steel table numbers.

Modern stainless steel table numbers.

Connecting Personal Passions with Wedding Table Numbers

16Maybe Charlie gets too restless around people but you still want to include him in your wedding. Maybe you are an animal lover. Paws down, these pet wedding table number ideas make for an excellent alternative!

Pet wedding table number ideas to include your furkid in your reception decor.

Pet wedding table number ideas to include your furkid in your reception decor.

17Horseshoe and chalkboard. Another very original way to incorporate your passions into your wedding table numbers. Elegant rusticity.

Horseshoe table number.

Horseshoe table number.

18Book lovers can transform their table numbers into a fantastic conversation piece with this fab idea.

The first chapter of your lives together is about to begin. Why not reflect it on your wedding table numbers?

The first chapter of your lives together is about to begin. Why not reflect it on your wedding table numbers?

19Artistic couples can express their passion for the arts by painting the number markers on burlap. You can frame them and place them together with the centerpiece at each table. Talk about personalized decor! 😉

20Is gardening your passion? Show off your green thumb with a succulent centerpiece and table number all in one.

Creative ways to use potted plants in your wedding decor.

Creative ways to use potted plants in your wedding decor.

21If you met at a cafe and would like to recreate the same atmosphere, get inspired by their wedding table number ideas.

22Vintage stamped spoons will be a delicate addition to your wedding table.

Hammered spoon table numbers.

Hammered spoon table numbers.

23Show off your style with a unique sailboat table number.

Upgrade your style with a unique sailboat table number.

Upgrade your style with a unique sailboat table number.

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Wedding Photo Booth Ideas that will Make you Go: Oh, Snap!

Take a look at our wedding photo booth ideas and guide. Cool, incredible and a perfect fit for any wedding style. Check them out, get inspired and ready to set up a photo booth at your wedding reception! 📸👍

Bohemian or princess-themed photo booth ideas with a super cute backdrop.

Bohemian or princess-themed photo booth ideas with a super cute backdrop.

There’s nothing like these wedding photo booth ideas to break the ice at your reception! We have gone a bit astray and are not just presenting you with the classic whiskers, mustaches and ginormous glasses or backdrops.😁So, no matter if the wedding is formal or informal, or if you are renting it or planning on doing it yourself, these wedding photo booth ideas will definitely get your inspiration going!

Remember that old group photo where everybody stands still like radishes in a row? A bit more to the center, please! Those days are so long gone. Add a super original backdrop, some accessories and props – Snapchat signs, cool boas and some oversized vintage sofas or a bed – and you’ll have the photo booth of dreams. Let’s re-invent the wedding photo booth! Oh, snap!

Why are Photo Booths so much Fun?

The truth is that with very little money you can have a great time! And photo booths can be really inexpensive. We’ll present you some amazing wedding photo booth ideas shortly but meanwhile, do you know why photo booths are so much fun?

The first photo booth was invented in 1888. As there was no photographer, the people were more relaxed and the photographs were original and fun. We invite you to add that same joyful quality to your party with these incredible wedding photo booth ideas!

An adorable way to present your props for your photo booth. Brooklyn Winery, Williamsburg.

An adorable way to present your props for your photo booth. Brooklyn Winery, Williamsburg.

Photo booth ideas with ribbon paper and pinwheels in pastel tones. Find a door, tie a rope to both sides and start working your magic. And yes, you can get through it.

Photo booth ideas with ribbon paper and pinwheels in pastel tones. Find a door, tie a rope to both sides and start working your magic. And yes, you can get through it.

Wedding Photo Booth Backdrop Ideas to DIY

There are two main styles of photo booths: open and enclosed or self-contained. You know, the ones that you walk into. Today, we will concentrate on the open ones. For the self-contained ones you are better off renting them from a professional.

Making an open photo booth is very simple, you will need a backdrop and a multitude of props.

  • Let’s start with the backdrop. We could hang a ready-made wall decoration or we could craft a one-of-a-kind backdrop with colored streamers, paper pompons, pinwheels, honeycomb shapes, paper flowers or balloons. For a stunning result, match the photo booth style to your wedding theme or colors.
  • For the props fill a suitcase or a coat rack with giant party glasses, hats, feather boas, wigs, parasols, confetti, funny Snap signs or anything else that comes to mind! Scour your home and look for more props. You’ll be surprised at the things you’ll find.
Glam photo booth ideas. Glittery gold backdrop made out of large pailettes. Make sure they are perfectly aligned just as it's shown on the image.

Glam photo booth ideas. Glittery gold backdrop made out of large pailettes. Make sure they are perfectly aligned just as it’s shown on the image.

Head over heels in love with this photo booth backdrop! When it comes down to photo booth ideas I guess the sky is the limit.

Head over heels in love with this photo booth backdrop! When it comes down to photo booth ideas I guess the sky is the limit.




Cutting-Edge and Fun Wedding Photo Booth Ideas

The moment has arrived to storm through these innovative and fun wedding photo booth ideas for your reception. Keep in mind that picking the perfect photo booth backdrop is key as it is the element against which most of the fun moments are recorded.

Outdoor receptions can take advantage of wooden pallets, wreaths and flower arches to create some amazing wedding photo booth ideas.

Woodland weddings can portray a flower pallet wall. Lynchburg, Virginia wedding photographed by Adam Barnes Photography.

Woodland weddings can portray a flower pallet wall. Lynchburg, Virginia wedding photographed by Adam Barnes Photography.

Vintage door inspired wedding photo booth ideas with flower and greenery decorations.

Vintage door inspired wedding photo booth ideas with flower and greenery decorations.

Floral photo booth a la Kate Spade. Can you say giant paper flowers? :)

Floral photo booth a la Kate Spade. Can you say giant paper flowers? 🙂

We have a feeling this spectacular setup with gold frames and lavish chairs will make way for lots of laughs. Photo: Lyndsay Undseth Photography.

We have a feeling this spectacular setup with gold frames and lavish chairs will make way for lots of laughs. Photo: Lyndsay Undseth Photography.

Wedding photo booth ideas that will take you to the moon and back. The tripod is so def cute!

Wedding photo booth ideas that will take you to the moon and back. The tripod is so def cute!

For a beach wedding an outstanding and uncanny boat photo booth.

For a beach wedding an outstanding and uncanny boat photo booth.

Wedding Photo Booth Ideas to Get Things Started

Encourage your guests to grab their favorite props and create their best poses in front of the photo booth backdrop, be it solo or in groups.

Get things going with your open photo booth by arranging several chairs in a semi-circle and get the party started! We guarantee it will be super cool and fun!

Add a comfy sofa to invite your guests to strike original photo poses.

Enchanted forest wedding photo booth ideas. Create a secret garden atmosphere for the most original wedding memories.

Enchanted forest wedding photo booth ideas. Create a secret garden atmosphere for the most original wedding memories.

Oh, snap! Snapchat filter photo booth props that are sure to get the fun going.

Oh, snap! Snapchat filter photo booth props that are sure to get the fun going.

How does this original honeycomb backdrop sound for a modern industrial wedding?

How does this original honeycomb backdrop sound for a modern industrial wedding?

Best Times to Start Your Photo Booth Event

This is a non-issue if you are making the photo booth part of your wedding decor. On the other hand, if you are planning on renting the photo booth, you will have to decide when and for how long you want it to be on.

Rocking photo booth props that add to the fun.

Rocking photo booth props that add to the fun.

You may consider cocktail hour as a fun ice-breaker and it will be much easier for the photo booth rental company to setup and pick everything up once the guests move onto another room.

Another great time to start your photo booth is when dancing begins. Not everybody will step onto the dance floor and that’s a great opp to get those sluggish guests to join in the fun.

Whenever it takes place, we are certain these wedding photo booth ideas will help you laugh and capture some  wonderful memories of your friends and family! Click on the image below to see even more wedding photo booth ideas!

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You've got to very be daring to use a bed as a photo booth backdrop. But it looks fun, right? Jacob Pritchard Photography and Tanveer Badal Photography.

You’ve got to very be daring to use a bed as a photo booth backdrop. But it looks fun, right? Jacob Pritchard Photography and Tanveer Badal Photography.

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Our Best Valentine’s Day Crafts and Gifts For You to DIY (or Buy)

It’s that time of the year again. Time to get those Valentine’s day crafts and gifts for your boyfriend (or girlfriend) ready. We rounded up a fantastic collection of DIYs that will steal his or her heart! Check them out!

Looking for the best Valentine’s day crafts and gift ideas? Look no further! This collection of DIYs and adorably inexpensive but Instagram-worthy ideas is designed to impress. Take your pick.

Lovely rustic DIY with baby’s breath. The tutorial is on the blog.

Lovely rustic DIY with baby’s breath.

1Lovely Rustic DIY with Baby’s Breath

This is the easiest and most affordable DIY ever. All you will need is some burlap, a piece of string and gypsophilas or baby’s breath. Gypsophilas are white, so have some ink or dye handy to turn them the color you want. Get the flowers ready by dipping them in a vase with dyed water until you see the baby’s breath has changed color. Of course, you can go all white and skip this step if you are in a rush. Now let them dry and wrap them in burlap to make a rustic and adorable bouquet tied with a string.

Padlock heart tutorial for Valentine's day for you to DIY.

Padlock heart tutorial for Valentine’s day for you to DIY.

2Padlock Heart Valentine Day DIY

For this Valentine day DIY all you will need is a padlock, sharpies and red paint. Enamels or watercolors are both great as long as their color is bright red. Paint the padlock and let it dry. Once dry, draw a heart with the sharpie. If you prefer, use a stencil to outline the heart before marking it the sharpie.

3A Basket of Sugar Scrubs to Pamper the Both of You!

Treat your Valentine to a Spa day (or week) at home with a basket of natural sugar scrubs. Pick from a variety of scents: lavender, mint, orange creamsicle, pink lemonade, or lemon and enjoy amazingly healthy and dewy skin. Check them out!

Spa in a basket for your better half. Easy to do and very inexpensive!

Spa in a basket for your better half. Easy to do and very inexpensive!

4V-Day Heart Shaped Lavender Soaps

Another great gift idea or an addition to your natural sugar scrubs basket. these delicate heart shaped soaps contain no harmful substances and smell delicious! Go ahead! Pamper yourself!

One of my favorite Valentine's day crafts: lavender soaps!

One of my favorite Valentine’s day crafts: lavender soaps!

Two Cookie-licious Valentine’s Day Crafts and Ideas

Who doesn’t love a delicious cookie? Sugar, oatmeal, chocolate chip, peanut butter, snickerdoodles or gingersnaps, just pick the flavor your love likes best and bake or buy a few! For decades, cookies have helped us express our love and these Valentine’s Day crafts and ideas really pack oodles of amor!

5Presentation is key. Surround these heart-shaped cookies with a sweet vintage table decor.

Heart-shaped cookies on a sweet vintage table decor.

Heart-shaped cookies on a sweet vintage table decor.

6Sometimes a warm tea and biscuits is all the heart desires. Especially in these cold winter mornings. Am i right?

Sometimes a warm tea and biscuits is all the heart desires, especially on these cold winter mornings.

Warm tea and biscuits.




7Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: Jewelry Always Wins

Many women say that it’s the thought that counts, but I guess a little bling shows your love even more.

Jewelry can make a wonderful Valentine's day gift idea.

Jewelry can make a wonderful Valentine’s day gift idea.

8Almost-Homemade Heart Shaped Cookies

Here’s a couple of nifty tricks to have store-bought cookies look almost homemade. You can either top them with sprinkles or you can get a heart shaped paper die cut, place it on top of the cookie and dust it with confectionary sugar. Remove the paper carefully and everybody will wonder how you did it.

Almost homemade cookies for your Valentine. Check them out!

Almost homemade cookies for your Valentine.

Valentine’s Day Dessert for Two

9Impress (and surprise) your better half with a dessert made by you that looks like it’s straight off the bakery! Get some store-bought puff pastry and shape four small round individual tarts. Bake them at 425°F until you see them puff up and just start to brown, approximately 10 minutes. Once they’ve cooled off, add a layer of whipped cream and another of raspberries. Top it with more puff pastry and sprinkle it with confectioner’s sugar. Voilá!

Valentine's day dessert for two. Fast and easy recipe.

Valentine’s day dessert for two.

10If you prefer lighter calorie fare mix yoghurt, granola and berries for a healthy and lovey dovey Valentine’s dessert.

Yoghurt, granola and berries for a healthy and lovey dovey Valentine's morning.

Healthy breakfast for Valentine’s day.

11Valentine’s Day Crafts with Hearts & Clothespins

If you enjoy scrapbooking, this Valentine’s day crafts are right up your alley. Cut red Craft paper hearts, add some sticker embellishments to them and glue them to the clothespins. The following images should get you started!

Valentine’s day crafts with hearts and clothespins.

Valentine’s day crafts with hearts and clothespins.

Easy Valentine’s day crafts.

Easy Valentine’s day crafts.

12Decorating Your Valentine’s Day Crafts

Fancy up your gift with a button-heart decor. Glue two hearts, one smaller than the other on top of the ribbon and finalize it with a button. Cute, amiright?

Decorating your Valentine’s Day crafts with hearts and buttons.

Decorating your Valentine’s Day crafts with hearts and buttons.

13Valentine’s Day Romantic & Sexy Decor

Get a hold of candles, rose petals and even Scrabble letters to DIY the most romantic of nights. Another great and affordable idea is to fill the bedroom with red helium balloons. You can tie some hearts of photos to their strings and take a walk through memory lane together.

It's time to celebrate! Valentine’s day romantic and sexy decor.

It’s time to celebrate! Valentine’s day romantic and sexy decor.

14A Photo Valentine

Get inspired by this Valentine’s Day DIY and craft your own version of it. You will need three to four photos glued to thick cardboard. Attach them to a long red ribbon and add a bow at the top. Hang from your favorite wall.

Get inspired by this Valentine's day DIY and craft your version of it.

Get inspired by this Valentine’s day DIY and craft your version of it.

15Craft a Game for Your Valentine

Give your old Jenga game a new look and get ready to have fun with your Valentine! Write up questions on each Jenga piece that whoever pulls it out has to perform or answer. Now, this is the best Valentine’s day idea ever, right?

A love Jenga game for V-Day.

A love Jenga game for V-Day.

Five More Valentine’s Day Crafts and Ideas for your Inspiration

We hope you have enjoyed and picket a couple of Valentine’s Day crafts and gifts but if you are still undecided, check out these adorable homemade Valentine Day gift ideas!

Wish him or her a Happy Valentine's Day with one of these adorable homemade crafts.

Wish him or her a Happy Valentine’s Day with one of these adorable homemade crafts.

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28 Insane (but Amazing) Wedding Reception Lighting Ideas You Can Steal

Create the most incredible wedding reception lighting ideas with lanterns, candles, LED and string lights, hanging light bulbs, neon marquis and lighted arches.

Creating the appropriate lighting mood can make or break your wedding reception. Check out these original ideas to illuminate your wedding!

Creating the appropriate lighting mood can make or break your wedding reception. Check out these original ideas to illuminate your wedding!

Delight your guests with a spellbound romantic evening or let them bask in the warm glow of a fairytale ambiance.

Twinkle, twinkle little star… nothing casts a more magical spell on an evening affair than properly and purposely installed lighting. But if you ever tried to decorate your house with lights for the Holidays then you know it’s not so simple a task.

These wedding reception lighting ideas range from the simplest to the most elaborate for both indoor or outdoor events. Simply pick the one that suits you best or get inspired by all of them!

1Romantic Bistro Wedding Reception Lighting Ideas

Add glam to your reception decor with a mixture of lamps, votives and bistro lights. Notice how the clear tent that covers this patio reflects the market lights’ gleam thus creating a festive and cozy mood. Love how the gold of the candelabra centerpieces and chairs add even more warmth to this romantic bistro wedding reception lightning idea.

As above, so below, the centerpieces and votives match as well. An extremely well orchestrated wedding reception lighting idea. Are you up to the task?

Romantic bistro wedding reception lightning idea.

Romantic bistro wedding reception lightning idea.

2Market Lights and Draped Fabric Wedding Reception Lighting Ideas

For a beautifully illuminated decor, hang string lights and draped tulle off the venue’s beams forming an entryway. This is an easy wedding reception lighting idea to implement at any venue with exposed poles, pipes or beams. So, don’t limit yourself to a barn, it could be the perfect idea for the raw space of an industrial venue! Photo by Amy Horn photography.

Market lights and draped fabric wedding reception lighting ideas.

Market lights and draped fabric wedding reception lighting ideas.

3Candlelight and Chandeliers for Ultra Glam Romance

Yes, your venue has the coolest chandeliers. Then rock your ceremony photography and ambiance by lining up electric candles with the pews. An ultra romantic industrial wedding theme very much on trend.

Candlelight and chandeliers for ultra glam industrial romance.

Candlelight and chandeliers for ultra glam industrial romance.

Check out these 24 Ingenious Ways To Make Candle & Lighted Centerpieces for Wedding Receptions

4Awe-Struck Wedding Reception Tree Lighting Ideas

Swoon-worthy outdoor wedding lighting ideas with romantic fairy lights on trees. Feel like decorating a tree for your wedding reception? How about a couple of them? These inexpensive and gorgeous wedding reception lighting decor ideas will amaze your guests. Remember that you will need a ladder or climbing equipment depending on the tree height. Choose your battles carefully.

Awe-struck wedding reception tree lighting ideas.

Awe-struck wedding reception tree lighting ideas.

5Tented Outdoor Beach Wedding Reception Lighting

If you already have the tented space, hanging some flame retardant fairy-lights will turn your evening into a dream come true. Imagine this setting at any outdoor wedding reception. No main centerpieces are needed if you go for an arrangement of candles and votives.

Tented outdoor beach wedding reception lighting.

Tented outdoor beach wedding reception lighting.

6Cheerful Wedding Reception Lighting Ideas

These string lights add happiness and warmth to the space. No need to worry about the heat of the lights against the draped fabric. For a more wintery or foresty feel, mix in some evergreens. This is a wonderful idea to cheer up even the most seriously impressive reception venues.

Cheerful wedding reception lighting ideas for a Virginia wedding. Nessa K Photography.

Cheerful wedding reception lighting ideas for a Virginia wedding. Nessa K Photography.

Ivy and fairylights wedding reception at Great Fosters, Surrey, UK.

Ivy and fairylights wedding reception at Great Fosters, Surrey, UK.




7Bring Nature Indoors and Play with Christmas Lights

A tree lined salon wrapped in Christmas lights is an easy and out of the ordinary way to decorate your wedding reception. For an added touch of fun, hang bistro lights and balloons across the room.

Bring nature indoors and play with Christmas lights!

Bring nature indoors and play with Christmas lights!

8Creative Ways to Light Your Wedding Reception

This wedding lighting idea is more complex and difficult to execute properly. Many elements need to be setup and complement each other for the perfect lighting mood. Round light balls over the tables, hanging streams of light over the dance floor, lighted centerpieces and bistro lights that tie up the concept.

Creative ways to light your wedding reception.

Creative ways to light your wedding reception.

9Cozy Outdoor Wedding Lighting for a Summer Night

The warm summer breeze and, hopefully, a clear view of the night sky filled with stars, are part of this idyllic landscape. To decorate this almost perfect scenario with lights, use the surrounding trees to hang cable extensions with bulbs and hanging paper balloons. This craft is very economical and easy to do.

Cozy outdoor wedding lighting for a summer night.

Cozy outdoor wedding lighting for a summer night.

10Winter Wedding Reception Lighting Ideas

Cover some branches with string lights to mimic the winter scenery outside. A perfect idea for a lodge wedding. Score additional rustic elegance points with a fireplace. Brinton Studios photography.

Winter wedding reception lighting ideas.

Winter wedding reception lighting ideas.

11Cheery and Affordable Wedding Decor Ideas

Does your wedding venue have an upstairs you’d rather cover up? Complement your wedding decoration with lights, hanging paper lanterns and a mixture of natural elements. Quite simple to make, cheery and adorable.

Cheery and affordable wedding decor ideas.

Cheery and affordable wedding decor ideas.

12Beam-y Up, Scottie

Do you have an uncle who has hoarded lights and wires all through his life? Now is the time to tap onto his treasure. Go crazy mixing and matching different size and shape light bulbs around the venue’s beams.

Beam-y up, Scottie! Loft on Lake Weddings.

Loft on Lake Weddings.

13Open Flame ok? Candle Lighting Ideas

Groups of glittery candles, an extravagant centerpiece of encased tall candles, or hanging votives are some of the unique and stunning wedding reception lightning ideas you can craft.

Candle lighting ideas for your wedding.

Candle lighting ideas for your wedding.

14Wedding Reception Lightning Ideas that Mimic the Night Sky

The greatest thing about these lights is that they come on a transparent netting. All you have to do is hang them up. Shop around at Xmas time or shop online when it’s not the season to be jolly yet!

Magical beach wedding reception lightning ideas.

Magical beach wedding reception lightning ideas.

15Unique Wedding Reception Welcome Crafts

I love this crafty idea – especially for a modern or industrial themed wedding – of ultra large and lit bride and groom initials to welcome your guests. A nice battery pack will keep it going all night long.

Unique reception welcome crafts you will want for your wedding.

Unique reception welcome crafts you will want for your wedding.

Best Wedding Reception Lighting Ideas Ever

16Lighting ideas for fairytale woodland weddings.

Steal-worthy lighting ideas for fairytale woodland weddings.

Steal-worthy lighting ideas for fairytale woodland weddings.

Bring the forest indoors. Cedarwood Weddings, Nashville, TN.

Bring the forest indoors. Cedarwood Weddings, Nashville, TN.

17Instead of hanging lights from a tree, wrap them around it to achieve this magnificent lightning effect.

Instead of hanging lights from a tree, wrap them around it and achieve this magnificent lightning effect. Pennsylvania wedding at Aldie Mansion.

Pennsylvania wedding at Aldie Mansion.

18The following lighting arrangement is simply breathtaking. Hanging Christmas lights illuminating the path to the wedding reception.

This lighting arrangement is simply breathtaking. Hanging Christmas lights illuminating the path to the wedding reception.

Breathtaking lighting arrangement.

And this is a simpler version you can DIY much easily.

And this is a simpler version you can DIY much easily.

19Wedding wreaths are all the rage on 2018 so grab a few Hoola Hoops, glue some market lights and hang them from the ceiling at different heights.

Stunning lighted wedding wreaths! Check out the DIY on the blog.

Stunning lighted wedding wreaths!

20Ideas abound to decorate weddings with lighting elements, in this case hanging lightbulbs without screens.

Original way to decorate your wedding with lights.

Original way to decorate your wedding with lights.

Amazing Wedding Reception Lighting Ideas To Impress Your Guests

Remember to ask if the venue has a no open flame policy. You can always choose electric candles or LED candles. If you are planning on creating your own tulle netting with mini string lights, compare its cost to purchasing pre-made tulle and lighting swag garlands that is flame retardant.

With a little inspo and easy to get materials, you can create the wedding reception lighting of your dreams. Now, from 1 to 20, which one is your favorite?

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