10 Stunning Ceremony Backdrops

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The vows you and your groom state to each other and share with your guests are the most important hallmark of any wedding. But one aspect can truly put your ceremony over the top: A beyond-gorgeous backdrop.

Saying “I do” on a cliff overlooking the gorgeous blue of the ocean is sure to take your guests’ breath away. The same is true of a rustic ceremony held in a field, complete with a one-of-a-kind altar. These backdrops may cause your guests’ eyes (and possibly your own!) to wander, but beauty is worth a glance.

It was hard to choose, but we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite ceremony backdrops from Lover.ly that can only be labeled as beautiful:

A wooden altar, poms, and flowers create a rustic look that is simply stunning.

rustic ceremony backdrop
Photo Credit: This Modern Romance on Bow Ties & Bliss via Lover.ly

Rustic décor to match your theme >>

The beach and ocean provide one of the most beautiful natural backdrops.

ocean wedding ceremony
Photo Credit: Bliss Wedding Studio on Inspired By This via Lover.ly

Nautical is a perfect theme for an ocean side fête >>

We love the tree silhouettes included in this modern ceremony backdrop.

modern wedding with tree backdrop
Photo Credit: Jagger Photo on Inspired By Thisvia Lover.ly

Is modern more your style? >>

Simple and gorgeous: Think about hanging succulents in vases for your ceremony backdrop.

hanging succulent ceremony backdrop
Photo Credit: Adam Barneson on Wedding Chicks via Lover.ly

Use succulents instead of flowers for a unique look >>

Pinwheels add a burst of color to a whimsical wedding.

whimsical pinwheel ceremony altar
Photo Credit: Adrienne Gunde on Wedding Chicks via Lover.ly

Whimsical details that are completely wonderful >>

This gorgeous altar is perfect for a destination wedding held on an island.

destination wedding altar
Photo Credit:Pasha Belman Photographyon Wedding Chicksvia Lover.ly

Destination weddings you will want to attend >>

A ceremony overlooking the mountains? We'd love to attend!

wedding ceremony with view of the mountains
Photo Credit: Isabel Lawrence Photographers via Lover.ly

Are you hosting your wedding in the mountains? >>

Ribbons and garlands overflowing with flowers provide a stunning option for a garden party themed fête.

ribbons and garland at wedding ceremony
Photo Credit:Jeremy Lawson Photographyvia Lover.ly

Garden party is one of our favorite themes >>

The candles and flowers lining the aisle combined with the backdrop make this ceremony seem unreal.

candles and flowers at indoor ceremony
Photo Credit: Jennifer Lust on SOCO EventsviaLover.ly

Candles and flowers create a beautiful look when combined >>

A chandelier, ethereal fabric, and gorgeous white flowers create a stunning backdrop for a rustic ceremony.

rustic outdoor ceremony backdrop
Photo Credit: Lucky Photography on Southern Weddings via Lover.ly

Is vintage more your style? >>

Tell us: Which backdrops are your favorite?

—Carly Totten