Wedding Ceremony Decoration: Most Beautiful Wedding Arch Ideas

What’s trendier in wedding ceremony decorations than a unique Wedding Arch!? It is now THE idea to make your wedding ceremony unforgettable.
Wedding arches are perfect to get an intimate feel and add an interesting decorative touch to the most beautiful and emotional part of your wedding: the exchange of vows.  Just imagine saying your I Dos under a stunning structure!

Arches are becoming an essential decorative element and generally come in the form of an arch (obviously) or arbors. But with all the new wedding trends, we have been witnessing new out of the box shapes, styles, and material. While altars have traditionally been associated with religious style wedding ceremonies, this is definitely no longer the case! In fact, altars are now commonly used in all types of wedding ceremonies, including civil and symbolic.
Some couples are also using arches as a romantic backdrop for their wedding pictures or photo booths! What can be more romantic than memorable snapshots in front of a gorgeous wedding arch with breathtaking views in the background?

Basically, wedding arches have become a versatile decorative accessory for your wedding that you can style in a way that suits your wedding theme and mood. A well-designed arch will take your wedding decoration and theme to a whole new level, but beware! Everyone is gonna rush in to take some amazing photos under it!

Haven’t got a perfect arch idea for your big day? Here are some of our favorite and most beautiful wedding arch design inspirations!

Boho-chic Wedding Arches

Boho-chic weddings are all the rage nowadays. This chic yet stylish wedding theme is characterized by a mixture of bohemian, vintage, and sophisticated pieces. Think flowy fabrics, macrame, and pampas grass on a wooden structure. A bohemian wedding arch can also complement any wedding style, giving it a romantic feel.

Tie the knot Santorini and Anna RoussosTie the knot Santorini and Anna RoussosWedding Planner: Tie The Knot Santorini | Photographer: Anna Roussos

Photo 1:  courtesy of Flowersliving | Photo 2: courtesy of Officina Dei Matrimoni

Boho Wedding Arch

Photo courtesy of Lalla Crippa Events and Weddings | Photography by: Daniele Ventola

Boho - Suli PhotographyPhotos by: Suli Photography | Wedding Design by: Blueten Meehr

Floral Wedding Arch Ideas 

When it comes to flower arches, the choices in terms of style and design are limitless. You certainly won’t go wrong with floral arches that match or complement the types of flowers and colors you choose for your wedding. Whether your wedding ceremony is outdoors or indoors, in a church or a town hall, a timeless flower arch will elevate your background and ensure a delicate and romantic atmosphere.  

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Photo as seen on Martha Stewart Living via Pinterest 

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Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Austin Photography

Modern / Minimalist Wedding Arch Ideas

Minimalist and modern doesn’t have to mean cold. On the contrary, this style is becoming more and more popular with couples going for a less is more approach. Think clear defined lines, sleek designs, high-quality materials, and airy volumes with a sophisticated feel in every aspect. Your minimalistic wedding arch will be the focal point of every guest! 

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Photo via Colombus Wedding Videography | Photography by: Núria Cienfuegos Photography

Bride & Groom under a minim aistic wedding archPhoto courtesy of Coral Lane

Photo courtesy of United With Love

Elegant Classic Wedding Arch Ideas

Classic style is timeless, it will never go out of style nor will it stop resembling you years later. Elegant and classic wedding arches involve soft color palettes, traditional lines, elegant aesthetics, and elements & materials that will stand the test of time and create a sophisticated vibe.

Classic design wedding arch Photo courtesy of Wedding Sparrow

Classic Floral Wedding ArchPhoto courtesy of Hello May 

Photographer: David Bastianoni | Wedding Designer: Chic Weddings In Italy – via Vogue

Photo courtesy of Villa Ivana

Wedding Arch made of leaves and greenery (Foliage)

The demand for wedding decoration exclusively using herbs, leaves, and foliage is increasing. This fresh style is the new alternative to the modern boho-chic and rustic style. Think everything botanical: lush green foliage, succulents, plants, and greenery like eucalyptus, ferns, sage, etc.

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Photo courtesy of Country House Wedding Venues

Rustic Wedding Arch Designs

Think twinkling fairy lights, natural raw materials like wood, haystacks,  burlap, nature-inspired colors… basically, everything you need for a relaxed and cozy atmosphere! A rustic wedding arch design or country-chic wedding arch follows the same style codes: wooden structures, soft florals, unstructured styling that looks effortless.

Rustic Wedding ARch

Photo courtesy of Martha Stewart

Rustic Wedding with Arch in TuscanyPhoto courtesy of Locanda In Tuscany

Photo courtesy of Pippin Hill Farm via Wedding Forward

Photo courtesy of Woman Getting Married

Unique Wedding Arch Ideas

If you are a stylish bride who loves and dares to be different, then our selection of unique wedding arch designs is for you! While still being trendy, these out of the box wedding arch designs will certainly stand out from the common and usual styles we always see.

Circular Wedding Arch Photo courtesy of Fiori Official via The Glossy Chic

Photo courtesy of My Wedding Florist

Circular Wedding Arch - Unique design

Photo courtesy of White Birch Rentals via The Glossy Chic

Indoor Wedding Arch Designs

Beautiful Wedding Arch Designs are not exclusive to the outdoors. You can have a stunning wedding arch indoors whether in a ballroom, town hall, church, venue, or any other indoor wedding reception venue.

Photo courtesy of B.Loved | Photography by: Bowtie and Belle Photography | Wedding Stylist: Kate Cullen

Balloon Wedding Arch Ideas

Yes, we know that the first thing you think about when saying Ballon Wedding Arch, the first word that comes to mind is: Tacky. But let us prove you wrong! With the right artist/designer, you can have a beautiful, elegant wedding arch that is unique, festive, and certainly memorable! Just have a look at our selection of wedding arches made of balloons either exclusively or mixed with florals for that extra surprising effect!

Balloon Wedding ArchPhoto courtesy of 100 Layer Cake | Photography by : Fetelle Designs

Photo courtesy of B.Loved | Photography by Olegs Samsonovs Photography

Colored Balloons wedding archPhoto courtesy of Green WeddinG Shoes | Wedding Stylist: FM Events SLO | Photography by: Ashley Baumgartner Photography

Since you’ve made it so far, you most ikey already have a crush (or perhaps several) over a style and your wedding arch inspiration board must now be full!
To make things easier for you, why not chat with one of our curated list of florists or wedding planners through our easy, commitment-free chat feature?  So consider our selection a head start, and stay tuned for more ideas, tips, and information, like our roundup of the best cake trends!  Stay tuned for more tips and inspiration!

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