13 Wedding Backdrops Inspired by Mother Nature
Hot tip: If you pick a ceremony spot where mother nature is front and center, you’ll save yourself a ton of time, fuss and money on shipping in decor. Want proof? Below, 13 times when an epic natural backdrop stole the show in photos, dictated the vibe and, really, made the whole darn wedding.
Set against a serene pond, all this couple needed was a simple altar draped in white gauze (and buckets of sunshine).
Photography: Danielle Riley Photography
With a natural backdrop such as this, opt for a sunset ceremony and a simple wooden altar (and maybe a few boho touches for emphasis).
Following an elopement in Hawaii, this enterprising couple recreated the moment at home with oversize palm fronds, citrusy blooms and a vintage rattan folding screen as their altar.
This sweet couple crafted a wood plank “stage” beneath a gorgeous old evergreen tree for their vow exchange.
Photography: Sikora Photography
We’re swooning over this woodsy setting: a hillside “theater” overlooking a crater lake.
Photography: Dreamlove Photography
For a ceremony set in the woods, a birch branch altar hung with origami birds made a magical spot for vow exchanging.
Photographer: Clane Gessel Photography; Venue: Chalet View Lodge; Event Designer: Quality Event Design, Signature Events by Christina