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50 of Our Favorite Wedding Ideas Spotted in 2017

At Bridal Guide, we review thousands of wedding submissions every year. Here are 50 inspiring ideas that stood out from the rest in 2017. 

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  • Bouquets

    Bouquets

    Cascading berries add an unexpected element to this jewel-toned rose bouquet.

    Photo Credit: Katie Ann Photography

  • Bouquets

    Bouquets

    This bouquet is the perfect mix of ultra violet and lavender colored blooms. 

  • Bouquets

    Bouquets

    Sunflowers give a classic bouquet an unexpected twist.

  • Bouquets

    Bouquets

    A loose bouquet filled with bold flowers and greenery is perfect for a modern yet rustic vibe. 

  • Bouquets

    Bouquets

    Reflect your bohemian style with a floral crown that matches your bouquet.

    Photo Credit: Ciara Richardson

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    Think balloons are just for kids' parties? Think again. A whimsical balloon installation adds charm to any venue.

    Photo Credit: Girl Friday Creative

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    This giant floral wreath is utterly breathtaking. 

    Photo Credit: The Wagyu Story

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    Oversized wooden letters bring a rustic touch to this coastal wedding setting.

    Photo Credit: Steve Cowell Photo

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    Greenery is "in" big-time for weddings, and these banana leaves are perfect for a tropical setting.

    Photo Credit: Erika Layne

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    Wheat makes an unexpected and gorgeous backdrop.

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    Mirror your aisle flowers with flowering branches as your backdrop. 

    Photo Credit: Darin Images

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    This rustic sunflower wedding arch perfectly complements the natural lake backdrop. 

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    This chic all white wedding décor is illuminated by glass lanterns, allowing this breathtaking beach backdrop to shine from day into night.

    Photo Credit: Brandon Kidd Photo

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    This canopy draped with pale steel blue chiffon and overflowing with lush garden florals is the ideal balance of warm and cool tones.

    Photo Credit: The Grovers

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    A hexagon backdrop lends a modern vibe to this tropical wedding.

    Photo Credit: Taylor Abeel

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    A garland of vibrant flowers is all you need to dress up your ceremony space.

    Photo Credit: Maui Maka Photography

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    Get your vows printed on a canvas and use it as a wedding backdrop. 

    Photo Credit: Weddingstar Inc.

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    A curved aisle with suspended florals transforms this ceremony into a romantic vision.

    Photo Credit: Andrew Bayda

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    Glass orbs suspended from the ceremony structure beautifully reflect the ocean setting.

    Photo Credit: Colin Cowie

  • Ceremony Décor

    Ceremony Décor

    A floral-accented teepee adds a boho-chic touch to this beachside ceremony.

    Photo Credit: Jami Laree

  • Seating Charts

    Seating Charts

    After your ceremony, re-use your arch to display your reception's seating chart written on acrylic.

  • Seating Charts

    Seating Charts

    Frames inside a frame make an eye-catching display for your seating chart.

  • Seating Charts

    Seating Charts

    From the illuminated wooden canvas to the beautiful blooms, this seating chart is perfect for a rustic-chic wedding.

  • Details

    Details

    Chalkboard signs are nothing new, but using a song lyric to point the direction gives it a unique twist.

  • Details

    Details

    These floral-accented swings are not only gorgeous décor; they are the perfect spot for you and your guests to take photos.

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    Pops of gold lend a modern edge to an all-white palette. 

    Photo Credit: Casper Creations

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    Ditch the traditional tablecloths to show off the natural beauty of wooden tables. 

    Photo Credit: Ana and Jerome

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    Create an enchanted forest inside a tent for a magical (and rainproof) wedding reception. 

    Photo Credit: Flower Bazar

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    You don't need to limit your centerpieces to the table. A suspended floral installation makes a wow-worthy statement and allows guests to easily communicate with each other. 

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    Decorate with the unexpected. This lush green chandelier is actually an indoor weather vane that slowly turned with the breeze during the reception.

    Photo Credit: Nichols Photography

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Complete your rustic centerpiece with wooden boxes instead of traditional vases.

    Photo Credit: Heather Nan Photography

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Add a swag of lush florals to the ends of your tables for dramatic effect. 

    Photo Credit: Kesh Designs Inc.

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    The vibrant floral centerpieces and lush overhead installation transforms this reception space into an enchanted jungle. 

    Photo Credit: Imaj Gallery

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Less is more with these modern wedding centerpieces. 

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Make a towering centerpiece feel more intimate with flowers cascading down the stand. 

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Save and reuse all those leftover wine bottles from the holidays as rustic table numbers at your wedding reception. 

    Photo Credit: Heather Elizabeth

  • Sweetheart Tables

    Sweetheart Tables

    Wrap your chairs in a heart and add sweet signs.

    Photo Credit: Kurt Boomer Photo

  • Sweetheart Tables

    Sweetheart Tables

    Dress up the wall behind your sweetheart table with floral hoop wreaths.

  • Sweetheart Tables

    Sweetheart Tables

    Add a romantic quote to the back of your sweetheart bench.

    Photo Credit: Josh Elliott Studios

  • Sweetheart Tables

    Sweetheart Tables

    This laser-cut wooden sign is the perfect backdrop for your sweetheart table, and you can reuse it as statement décor after the wedding.

    Photo Credit: Dennis Roy Coronel via NGO Creations

  • Sweetheart Tables

    Sweetheart Tables

    Ditch the stuffy chairs in favor of a cozy couch, adorned with Mr. and Mrs. pillows.

  • Sweetheart Tables

    Sweetheart Tables

    Gray tulle is an unexpected choice for a rustic wedding that adds such a romantic touch.

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Naked cakes are all the rage, but this chocolate undone version reminds us of a whoopie pie.

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    The dripping effect takes this naked cake to the next level.

    Photo Credit: Sweet Bloom Cakes

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Rustic goes glam with a gold-frosted cake.

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    This cake covered in bright sugar flowers is perfect for a garden wedding.

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Fresh fruit and flowers combine to form the perfect fall wedding cake.

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Ditch the cake in favor of a pie that's almost too pretty to eat.

    Photo Credit: Monika Hibbs

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    A wreath and a touch of sparkle add instant wow factor to your cake.

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Turn your cake into a focal point of your wedding reception décor with a whimsical swing stand. 

    Photo Credit: Buttercream Bakeshop

50 of Our Favorite Wedding Ideas Spotted in 2017

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