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25+ School-Themed Wedding Ideas

Go back to school in style with these fun wedding ideas perfect for teachers or high school sweethearts.

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Guest Book Ideas

    Guest Book Ideas

    Send your guests back to art class with a painted guest book.

    Photo courtesy of Bright Ideas Events

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    From the apple topper to the chalkboard-inspired tier, this cake definitely scores an A+.

    Photo Credit: Live View Studios

  • Favors

    Favors

    Love chemistry? Create memorable favors in test tubes.

    Photo courtesy of Something Turquoise

  • Favors

    Favors

    Keep it simple by putting your favors in paper school lunch bags.

    Photo Credit: Wilton Photography

  • Favors

    Favors

    Mark your favors with looseleaf-inspired tags.

    Photo Credit: Design Circus/Etsy

  • Reception Fun

    Reception Fun

    Invite your school band to perform at your reception.

  • Photo Ideas

    Photo Ideas

    Take a "school picture" complete with class sign.

    Photo Credit: Wilton Photography

  • Photo Ideas

    Photo Ideas

    Vintage desks and books make perfect photo props.

    Photo Credit: Live View Studios

  • Photo Ideas

    Photo Ideas

    A secret message on a chalkboard makes this photo even more fun.

    Photo Credit: Tim Tab Studios

  • Photo Ideas

    Photo Ideas

    Practice perfect penmanship with these chalkboard signs.

    Photo Credit: Live View Studios

  • Photo Ideas

    Photo Ideas

    Sneak away to the school library for some fun photos.

    Photo Credit: Wilton Photography

  • Transportation

    Transportation

    What could be a more fitting transportation choice than a school bus?

    Photo Credit: J Wiley Photography

  • On the Menu

    On the Menu

    Choose crowd-pleasing menu items that'll bring back memories of the elementary school cafeteria.

    Photo Credit: Wilton Photography

  • Guest Book Ideas

    Guest Book Ideas

    Ask your guests to find a word in the dictionary that they feel reflects your relationship — and use that word in a sentence for their message to you.

    Photo Credit: Nancy Cohn Photography

  • Guest Book Ideas

    Guest Book Ideas

    Or skip to geography class and have your guests sign their messages on their favorite part of the globe. 

  • Invitations

    Invitations

    Draw inspiration from a composition notebook for your wedding invitation.

    Photo courtesy of Letterbox Ink/Etsy

  • Signs

    Signs

    These class rules will be a piece of cake to follow.

    Photo courtesy of Partyliss

  • Signs

    Signs

    This is one homework assignment we can get on board with.

    Photo Credit: Frenzel Studios

  • Signs

    Signs

    Recess was always the best part of the school day; point the way to fun with this sign.

    Photo Credit: Live View Studios

  • Include the Students

    Include the Students

    Display their adorable advice on a cork board.

    Photo Credit: Mike Larson

  • Include the Students

    Include the Students

    When two teachers get married, it's only fitting to include the students in some way — like collecting marriage advice from the students.

    Photo Credit: Arden Photography

  • Paper Goods

    Paper Goods

    Time for a pop quiz! Except your students — er, wedding guests — will actually enjoy trying to answer these questions.

    Photo courtesy of Something Turquoise

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Decorating with school supplies doesn't have to mean making your wedding look like a pre-school classroom; we love this minimalist display. 

    Photo Credit: Frenzel Studios

  • Creative Seating

    Creative Seating

    You can also name your tables after your favorite school subjects.

    Photo Credit: Mike Larson

  • Creative Seating

    Creative Seating

    Use pencils as your escort cards, and name your tables after grade levels.

  • Creative Seating

    Creative Seating

    Celebrate your chemistry with a periodic table seating chart.

    Photo courtesy of RodoCreative/Etsy

  • Ceremony Program

    Ceremony Program

    Have some nostalgic fun by designing cootie catcher ceremony programs.

    Photo courtesy of Darling Girl Paper/Etsy

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    Celebrate a healthy love of reading with a book arch.

    Photo Credit: Rubin Photography

  • Ring Bearer

    Ring Bearer

    Your ring bearer will go to the head of the class with this ring pillow replacement.

    Photo Credit: Meg Smith & Associates

  • Ceremony Exit

    Ceremony Exit

    Paper airplanes may be a nuisance in the classroom, but it's all in good fun at your ceremony!

    Photo Credit: Mike Larson

  • Thank-You Cards

    Thank-You Cards

    Continue your theme with a "school portrait" thank-you card.

    Photo Credit: Wilton Photography

25+ School-Themed Wedding Ideas

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