Write On: 21 Chalkboard-Inspired Wedding Ideas
Whether we’re using it to customize dishes, design our own cheese trays or even make unique to-go boxes for leftovers, it’s no secret that we love chalkboard paint and all the cool things we can do with it. Another thing we love? Chalkboard-inspired weddings, which let couples carry the look over to everything from ceremony backdrops to chair signs. Check out these 21 creative ideas, and get ready to chalk up plenty of fun at your wedding.
2. Welcome Sign: Welcome guests in style with a chalkboard sign featuring your names, the date and some colorful artwork. You can even take things a step further by creating a chalkboard “program” instead of passing around traditional printouts. (via Kirsten Julia)
3. Instagram Sign: As long as they don’t interfere with the pros, guest photographers can help capture even more fun memories. Display your hashtag throughout the reception to make sure everyone remembers to share. (via W+E Photographie)
4. Ceremony Backdrop: A chalk “scoreboard” provides a playful backdrop at this “Game of Love” inspiration shoot, which also features a pinwheel bouquet, popcorn-box programs and a unique beer and pretzel bar. (via Katie Cassidy Photography)
5. Photo Backdrop: Whether you use it as a ceremony backdrop or as a whimsical photo booth during the reception, a giant chalkboard is non-traditional in the coolest way possible. (via Aimee McAuley Photography)
6. Flower Girl Sign: Not digging the idea of a standard flower girl basket? With just a little chalkboard paint and an old mirror or platter, you can send her down the aisle carrying something super special and unexpected. (via The Simple Things Studio)
13. Reception Backdrop: Think winter weddings have to be all about ice crystals and evergreens? This South Carolina couple gave their December day an unconventional twist with stripes, pomegranate accents, gold details and a gorgeous chalkboard mural. (via Landon Jacob)
14. Drink Display: Go vintage by displaying drinks on an old dresser and writing their names on a chalkboard mirror. This is an especially fun idea if you’re serving a signature cocktail. (via Matt and Ashley Photography)
How do you plan to chalk up your wedding day? Start sharing below!