If you’re planning a wedding and wondering how to decorate or display your pictures, I’ve got you covered. Add a personal touch to your day with creative wedding photo displays that are both meaningful and on-trend.Whether the photos are of the bride and groom, or of lost loved ones, guests love to see photos. Photos at a wedding offer an intimate experience that sheds light on the couple’s amazing story. Finding creative ways to display photos at your wedding is a meaningful way to make the day truly yours. To get you started, here we’ve rounded up 20 creative and fresh ways to display photos on your big day. Happy Pin Now!
Recycle an old pallet by scattering your photos throughout the surface. These decorations are easy to assemble prior to your wedding, and easily transferable to your venue. Use wood letters to add a personal touch, or place lanterns around the pallet to create a romantic ambiance.
2.CLIMBING UP THE LADDER
Never pass up the chance to own a small wooden ladder. Ladders can be easily painted and decorated in frames to make a beautiful collection of pictures. Try using vases, votives, and flowers to help incorporate your wedding colors.
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Wrap Polaroids around a nearby tree with twine for an unexpected twist on the phrase “family tree.”
4.FLORAL HOOP DISPLAY
If you had engagement portraits taken, you’ll want to show off the results on the big day. Engagement photos of the bride and groom were secured with white ribbon and displayed in a metal hoop for this modern piece.
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Manzanita trees and branches are a fast, easy way to display photos. Pictures can be hung directly on the branches, or attached to ribbon for a more intricate look.
6.BIVYCLRE TIRE PHOTO DISPLAY
The spokes of a bike tire are a great way to share memories with your guests! Try weaving the photos through the spokes and then displaying the tire on an easel for all to see.
Balloons filled with helium float to the top of the the room, leaving a string with picture attached at eye level. This creative way of displaying photos is inexpensive to create and offers an interactive experience for guests.
8.WEDDING STATIONERY CARD
We love how this couple commemorated the family marriages that came before theirs: They asked their stationer to print photos of each generation’s newlyweds onto the back of their ceremony programs with a brief description of how they fell in love.
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Take notes from this crafty bride and embellish your signature drinks with sentimental swizzle sticks.
10.BOOKSHELF PHOTO DISPLAY
At the wedding, the pictures were framed and placed onto a bookshelf. It includes some old photos of the couples in each family. It was really touching to watch guests, including family members, look through them and enjoy the history and memories they brought.
You can usually find old shutters at garage sales, craft fairs, and home renovation thrift stores. Use clothes pins to hang photos or memorabilia on window shutters.
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12.EASY EASEL DISPLAYS
Easels are a great way to show off photos in any setting. Try creating table numbers out of your pictures and posing them on your tables using small easels.
13.REPURPOSED WINDOW PHOTO DISPLAY
Old windows have a versatile use when it comes to displaying photos. You can use a window marker to write the names of your bridal party next to their pictures, or fill some of the panes with paper squares to create a unique guest book you can later hang in your home. We personally love when the bride and groom share photos of their relationship unfolding over time.
14.WEDDING BACKDROP PHOTO WALL
This display proves your favorite song isn’t just for the first dance: The couple incorporated the lyrisc from the Beatle’s “All You Need Is Love” on their photo backdrop.
Paper doilies are a beautiful accent to simple string-hung photos. Glue your photos to the paper doilies, and then hang the photos on string with clothes pins for a classic, warm photo display.
16.DECORATIVE LACE BOW
You can get really cheap frames at the Dollar Store or Dollar Tree and then just hang them with ribbon, twine or burlap to the end seats for each aisle.
17.MASON JAR MOMENTS
Using mason jars and vegetable oil, you can create a quaint photo display that is perfect for table decor. Use branch accents to add a rustic touch.
18.COLLAGES FAMILY PHOTO TABLE RUNNER
Turn those images into a beautiful table runner for your main reception table. This would also be great on the gift or cake table.
19.DIY DRIFTWOOD PHOTO DISPLAY
This driftwood photo display is great if you’re planning a beach wedding – or a beach themed wedding if you’re not lucky enough to actually get married on the beach. This would also work for rustic country weddings.
20.HANGING BOUQUET CHARMS
Tie pictures of your relatives to your bouquet wrap as a way to celebrate your bond. This bride brought two photos of her grandparents down the aisle on her big day.