Wedspiration Wednesday | Stunning Ceremony Altars

The ceremony is one of the most important and memorable parts of your wedding day. Creating a beautiful space to share your vows will not only make the moment extra special but also provide you with stunning wedding photos. The ceremony is also one of the most photographed times of the day, meaning you’ll want to put some thought into what kind of setting you’d like to create for such a special moment. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite ceremony altars across Pinterest to give you some inspiration.


A sweet sign standing behind you as you say your vows is just one way to create a unique ceremony backdrop.

fireplace mantel

Incorporating a fireplace mantel into a ceremony is one of our favorite options. There’s so much you could do to dress the mantel to fit your wedding.

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A hanging floral garland adds such a romantic feel to any ceremony.

paper fans

Add a little playfulness to your ceremony with hanging paper fans.

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Watercolor has been all the rage lately. We love this pink ombre backdrop.


How unique is this altar made from two wooden ladders? The possibilities for decor are endless!


Another one of our favorites are these two old doors creating a beautiful entrance to the altar.


Simple drapery creates an elegant look for your ceremony.

calligraphy backdrop

A handwritten backdrop is both unique and stunning.

lanterns florals

Pretty florals, romantic drapery and candlelit lanterns? What could be better?

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