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Oh Snap! The Most Creative Wedding Photo Backdrops Ever

Jan 4 2015 - 8:08am

Hands down, photography is one of the most fun parts of any wedding [1]. It's a time to get downright silly (or serious) and capture the best moments of the celebration. What makes a photo session even better? The perfect backdrop that will impress guests the instant they see it. From elegant (think succulents) to bold (bright pops of color), we've rounded up some genius backdrops that you can re-create yourself for photo booths or wedding portraits. No matter your type of event — indoor, outdoor, daytime, nighttime — these picks will keep the smiles coming all party long.

Photo by John Park Photography [2] via Style Me Pretty [3]

How unique! We love how this backdrop was made from several pieces of wood but gives off the illusion of hanging windows.

Photo by Leah McCormick of Photography by Leah [4] via Style Me Pretty [5]

We have a feeling this impressive formal setup with its gold frames and plush chairs will make way for lots of laughs.

Photo by Lyndsay Undseth Photography [6] via Style Me Pretty [7]

They're as simple as intertwined branches, but they add such a dramatic feel to the setting.

Photo by Alec Vanderboom [8] via Green Wedding Shoes [9]

What a fun setup! The bright backdrop pops against any scenery and would make a great photo-booth setting for the reception.

Photo by John Newsome Photography [10] via 100 Layer Cake [11]

Count this as one of the most stunning backdrops we've seen. Made from plants like aloe vera, this wall is pure succulent sweetness.

Photo by The Nichols [12] via Green Wedding Shoes [13]

There's not much to this backdrop other than one giant frame, but it's chic and simple, which makes it appropriate for both ceremony and photo booth.

Photo by Alec Vanderboom Photography [14] via Green Wedding Shoes [15]

The great thing about this graphic backdrop is that you can can easily re-create it yourself. By hanging vintage plates together in the same color scheme, you'll give off a 3D-like effect.

Photo by John Park Photography [16] via Style Me Pretty [17]

All that's missing from this fun handmade cutout backdrop are some smiling faces.

Photo by Jennefer Wilson [18] via Green Wedding Shoes [19]

Book-lovers, take note. Made with hanging books, this creative backdrop is a sweet touch for the couple that reads together (and stays together).

Photo by Sarah Yates of Birds of a Feather [20] via Green Wedding Shoes [21]

The thought behind this backdrop is simple but so charming: painted doors with vibrant pops of color from the couple's initials.

Photo by Paige Jones Photography [22] via Style Me Pretty [23]

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