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88+ Creative Wedding Ideas: Unique Wedding Ceremony Ideas and More


Updated September 01, 2016
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Unexpected Clementine and Avalanche Rose BouquetYou've been to a ton of weddings, and so have your guests. To make your big day really stand out, you have to get creative. If creativity is not your strong suit, don't worry, because it's ours. Below, you'll find 88+ fabulously original ideas that none of your friends have done. Guests will be pleasantly surprised, friends will be jealous, and your wedding day will be one to remember. Keep the traditions that you love, and let your day veer off the beaten path elsewhere. If you can't do without the unity candle ceremony, keep it, but make your send off spectacular. If your church won't let you perform a send off, make your day unforgettable by sending out wow-worthy thank you notes. Get creative with your dessert table ideas, your ceremony programs, the save the dates, or the lighting. However you choose to stand out, make it fun and make it you.

Start the day off right with unique wedding ceremony ideas to knock the guests off their feet. Once they realize they're not in Kansas anymore, they'll start taking note of all the completely creative wedding ideas you've implemented. A cocktail with the ceremony? Programs that serve a dual purpose? A bouquet like none other? Shock your guests from the get-go, and they'll be ready for an utterly original event.


88 Completely Original Wedding Ideas


88+ Creative Wedding Ideas: Unique Wedding Ceremony Ideas and More

Table of Contents

Creative Wedding Announcements, Invitations, and Stationery

Unique Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Unique Wedding Attire

Top 20 Fun Wedding Reception Ideas


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Creative Wedding Announcements, Invitations, and Stationery

Let your guests know right away that they're in for a treat. Send over save the dates that make them laugh or cry, but make sure they've never before been seen. See all of the creative wedding ideas on paper below. So many people keep their invitations and save-the-dates long after their friends' and family's weddings are over, so you're going to want to give your guests something they can cherish forever, and something that they'll love to look at. These creative wedding ideas are just the place to start.

Save the Dates and Invites

Printable Sticker Save the Dates

  1. Stunningly Vintage Wedding RSVPs

  2. Scratch Card Wedding Invitations

  3. Sweet Save the Date Calendar Printable

  4. 15 Invitations They'll Never Expect

  5. Clever Tying the Knot Save the Date

  6. Cascading Save the Date

  7. Tie the Knot Invitations

  8. Firecracker Save the Dates

  9. Vintage Save the Date Hankies

  10. Rustic Save the Date Magnets

  11. Film Strip Invitations

  12. Peek Through Photo Thank You Cards

  13. Printable Sticker Save the Dates

  14. Watercolor Handmade Cards

Wedding Party Invitations for Bridesmaids & Groomsmen

  1. Lovely Accordion Gift Box Invite

  2. How to Ask Your Bridesmaids in a Trendy Way

  3. Invitation Bottle Free Wedding Printable

  4. Spa Day Bag Bridesmaid Invite

  5. Will You Be My Bridesmaid Magic Hanger Reveal


Unique Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Watch guests ooh and ahh before you even walk down the aisle with brilliantly unique wedding ceremony ideas that wow. Start with the program and get creative all the way to the bouquet. These unique wedding ceremony ideas are just the thing to make your ceremony memorable, not to mention make all of your guests jealous that they didn't think of it first. It certainly helps that all of these DIY wedding ideas are completely gorgeous.


Wedding Altar Ideas and Creative Ceremony Programs

Elegant Wax Paper Backdrop

  1. Luxurious Velvet Program Books

  2. Fancy Wedding Program Fans

  3. Adorable Assembled Paper Fans

  4. Blue and Gold Wedding Program Template

  5. Elegant Wax Paper Backdrop

  6. Perfect Petal Aisle Runner

  7. Breathtaking Bohemian Outdoor Wedding Altar

  8. DIY Wedding Ceremony Lemonade Station

  9. Whimsical Wedding Altar

  10. Inspiring Indigo Wedding Altar

  11. Hello Sunshine Outdoor Wedding Structure

  12. Burlap DIY Wedding Aisle Runner

  13. Ceremony Bird Seed Toss

    BONUS! An Amazing Twist On Bride Entrance Songs


Alternatives for the Unity Candle

  1. Hourglass Unity Candle Alternative

  2. DIY Wedding Ceremony Wine Box

Felt Flower DIY Wedding BouquetUnique Bouquet Ideas

  1. Gorgeous Crochet Bouquet

  2. Farmer's Market Bouquet

  3. How to Make a Paper Rose Bouquet

  4. Dripping Bouquet with a Secret

  5. Felt and Button Bouquet Tutorial

  6. Fresh Fiesta Bouquet

  7. Unexpected Black and White Wedding Bouquet

  8. How to Make a Giant Paper Rose

  9. Antique Brooch Bouquet

  10. How to Make Felt Flowers

  11. Beaded Wedding Bouquet

  12. Exotically Vibrant DIY Bouquet

  13. Unexpected Clementine and Avalanche Rose Bouquet

  14. DIY Nautical Candle Bouquet

  15. Felt Flower DIY Wedding Bouquet


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Creative Wedding Send-Off Ideas

  1. Noisemaker Escort Cards

  2. Glowing Send-Off Idea

  3. Slingshot Confetti Wedding Send Off

  4. Here Comes the Bride Wedding Ceremony Flower Bag

  5. Just Married Tin Cans

  6. Tossable Triangle Confetti

  7. Poppin' Wedding Send Off Ideas

  8. Dreamy DIY Ribbon Wands

  9. Wedding Bell Wands


Unique Wedding Attire

If you're feeling crazy, go for a non-white wedding dress. If not, surprise in other ways. Wear fun shoes, put your guy in an original get-up, or accessorize with pieces no one's ever used. These make wonderfully unique wedding ceremony ideas, but they're still fun and exciting enough to wear during your reception. Creative wedding ideas like these don't come along very often, so snag them up while you can before someone else does!


DIY Gorgeous Giambattista Valli-Inspired Dress

For Her

  1. Classy Kicks

  2. DIY Gorgeous Giambattista Valli-Inspired Dress

  3. Stunning DIY Convertible Wedding Dress

  4. Vintage Flapper Wedding Dress

  5. Mad Men Faux Fur Wrap

  6. Unforgettable Gemstone Wedding Headdress

  7. Designer Knockoff Petal Clutch

  8. Fabulous Feathered DIY Clutch

  9. Floral DIY Bohemian Jewelry

  10. Edgy Faux Wedding Updo

    BONUS! Devastatingly Gorgeous Hand-Painted Dress


Golden Arrow Boutonnieres

For Him

  1. Nautical Rope Boutonnieres

  2. Elegant Origami Boutonniere Tutorial

  3. Golden Arrow Boutonnieres

  4. Personalized Embroidered Patch

  5. Hidden Heart Custom Groomsman Tie

  6. Steampunk Boutonniere and Cuff Links

    BONUS! Wooden Bow Tie


Top 20 Fun Wedding Reception Ideas

The reception is the time to really stand out. From the place cards to the favors, every aspect of your celebration can be personalized and fun. Forget the ideas that have been used time and time again and go for the creative wedding ideas that will make your day spectacular. These DIY wedding ideas are guaranteed to be completely original; if your friend has any of them at her wedding, she probably read this list! Try and get to them before anyone else.

Stunning Driftwood Candelabra

  1. Easy Apple Roasting Favors

  2. Floating Flower Ice Cubes

  3. Hot Chocolate Bailey's Irish Cream Drinks

  4. Dessert Table Ideas: Cookie Table

  5. What is a Groom's Cake?

  6. Stunning Rustic Log Decor

  7. Fun Balloon Chandelier

  8. Doily Lanterns
  9. Rustic Wedding Beer Bar

  10. DIY Wooden Swing
  11. Stars and Stripes Mason Jar Glasses

  12. Stunning Driftwood Candelabra

  13. Rustic Branch Photo Holder

  14. Vineyard Wedding Cork GuestbookVineyard Wedding Cork Guestbook
  15. Fresh Table Number Ideas

  16. Don Draper's Booze Cart

  17. Hot Chocolate Bar Printable Sign

  18. Ombre DIY Photo Booth Background

  19. Precious Personalized Bathroom Signs

  20. New Year, New Life DIY Pinata


82 DIY Wedding Ideas for Bridal Attire and Accessories


Are you ready for more awesome DIY wedding ideas? If yes, then check out the stunning collection 82 DIY Wedding Ideas for Bridal Attire and Accessories for the wedding attire you have been dreaming about.


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Wow. 88 creative wedding ideas enough to start an wedding events organizing business? Wedding planning is tedious work so I wonder if this is the business I want!Thanks for these wonderful ideas.

So many great ideas in this collection!

I HAVE to try some of these ideas someday!


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