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Wedding arches and Jewish chuppahs are gorgeous ways to make your ceremony stand out. Here are loads of examples and DIY wedding arches to see.

Halloween wedding ideas photos by Rock Your Rebellion as seen on Offbeat Bride 45 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Halloween wedding ideas that will shake your bones

When you’re looking for Halloween wedding ideas, sometimes you want super understated and classy. You know, just a few subtle elements. But sometimes, you want FULL GHOULISH. If that’s you, this post is your horrific Halloween wedding idea wet dream.

Bridesmaids in white photos by MA wedding photographer Emma Thurgood Photography as seen on offbeat bride 14 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

When the bride’s in a black wedding dress with bridesmaids in white!

Have you ever asked yourself it’s ok for bridesmaids to wear white? Ever wondered what it might look like to see a bride in a black wedding dress and the bridesmaids in white? Get yourself ready, because Mari & Anthony’s wedding is about to answer all these questions in the affirmative!

Offbeat ceremony backdrops

Paper flowers, garland, and pizza(?): These alternative wedding ceremony backdrops are groovy

Did you see our roundup of macrame wedding backdrops that totally double as home decor? I found a whole slew of alternative wedding ceremony backdrops that give that a run for its money. From balloons to bunting to huge paper flowers and succulents wreaths, there’s something in the vein of flora and fauna that will suit your ceremony decor needs.

Use them as ceremony backdrops, as your arch, in your photo booth, behind your sweetheart table… anywhere you like. Ready to peruse your options? Let’s go…

A macrame wedding backdrop is the BEST way to reuse wedding decor

A macrame wedding backdrop is the BEST way to reuse wedding decor

Macrame wall hangings are the hottest shit in home decor right now and you can harness their boho-meets-’70s vibe for your wedding, too. After the ceremony, hang it up behind your sweetheart table. Then wrap it up and hang it on your wall at home. No wasted money AND a new killer wall hanging!

I skulked around looking for some of my favorites in a macrame wedding backdrop and found some doozies. Ready your mouse clicking trigger finger to snag one of these bad boys…

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How to DIY a floral wedding arch in one afternoon using fake flowers for wedding fabulosity

We decided to use my parents backyard for our venue and ended up DIYing almost every aspect of the wedding. One of our best projects was the floral wedding arch we made for the ceremony. It was very inexpensive and can be completed in one afternoon. There are a ton of different ways you could customize the arch depending your wedding…

wedding arch as a picture frame alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Build a wedding arch that doubles as a picture frame

Casey and Adam used this wedding arch/picture frame in their school-themed wedding but you don’t have to be an academia nerd to love this! How cool would it be to use your wedding arch in your home?