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20+ Most Creative Wedding Chalkboard Signs

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Do you love the look of wedding chalkboard signs but need fresh inspiration? You’ve come to the right place! Using a chalkboard sign at your wedding is an easy and inexpensive way to add whimsical decor to your ceremony or reception. You can use a chalkboard to mark the entrance way of your beach wedding (so people know they’re in the right place) or as a marker on a long driveway so guests know they’re almost there. A chalkboard can also be used as a seating chart, as a sign for wedding favors, bar menu, or even a schedule of events. I love the use of a chalkboard as an action-packed invite for guests: tell them to sit anywhere (no seating chart), ask them to strike a pose in your photo booth, or as a way to introduce your Instagram hashtag for photo sharing. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up twenty-five wedding chalkboard signs for your big day. Plus, we’re sharing a helpful tip on how to make your wedding chalkboard really POP. Also, you can shop pretty signage here in our handmade Marketplace. Enjoy!

A Helpful Tip

To make your chalkboard pop, use colorful chalk markers. Regular chalk is okay, but it’s really hard to make clean lines and drawings. Plus, it is too easy to wipe away (even if you barely rub it). To keep your chalkboard looking great all night long, we recommend using Chalk This Way because we’ve tried them ourselves and they work great! Plus, they’re easy to use… it’s just like using a pen. Oh and it makes your work look professional, even if you’re just a chalk drawing beginner… like me!

Okay, on to the inspiration!

Wedding Chalkboard Signs: 20+ Most Creative Ideas

This is a collection of some of our favorite wedding chalkboard signs. To be honest, it’s hard to pick the best of all of these… but that ‘It Was Always You‘ just makes my heart melt.

it was always you – harwell photography via southern weddings

together is a beautiful place to be – photo: laura leslie via style me pretty | can i get a witness? – photo: kay english via southern weddings

going to be a bergman – via

And this ‘Can I Get a Witness‘ sign makes me smile!

your glass for the night – via pinterest | be you friend of bride or friend of groom – photo: amanda mckinnon via style me pretty

wedding chalkboard signs - beautiful bride handsome groom booze food and bad dance moves

beautiful bride, handsome groom – photo: jill tiongco ia style me pretty

beer & wine list on wood slab – via | welcome sign / cocktail hour / we don’t / dinner, dancing – photo: two sticks studios via the bridal detective

sara & robert ceremony sign – via | m & c ‘our wedding’ sign – via chirology | wet your whistle – hipsterhappy

lauren & cody – peaches & ink shop | mina & mark seating chart – via

please sign our guest book heart sign – via hope & fancy | megan & david mason jar chalkboard – the hipster housewife

shake it like a polaroid picture – via | how bridesmaids met the bride – via | list of wedding events + times – photo: i heart weddings via wedding chicks

grab a prop, strike a pose – via chalk full of love

sparkler send off – photo: sharalee prang photography via style me pretty | now serving his & her signature cocktails sign – via etsy, but unfortunately listing is gone :(

succulent wedding favors sign – photo: mirelle carmichael via frosted petticoat | our love story chalkboard – via

What do you think of these wedding chalkboard signs?

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Mercury Glass Votives from Jelly Jars

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Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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One of the easiest ways to pull in a cozier, more romantic atmosphere at your wedding is with candle light. Easy enough, right? As an example, check out these hand-painted mercury glass votives made from quilted jelly jars. We think they’re just the perfect winter wedding accent to add to centerpieces. They were spotted over at Beach Blues (you may remember their gorgeous milk bottles from our round-up). We love these mercury glass votives paired here with silver painted mason jars. Lovely!

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Mercury Glass Votives

If you’d like to buy a set of votives like these, visit Beach Blues. You’ll also find lovely painted mason jars, too. We talked about quilted mason jars used for a DIY mojito in a jar and I’ve been seeing them everywhere lately. It’s a nice twist from the traditional smooth mason jar, don’t you think?

xo
-E.

Rustic Centerpiece Idea >> Photo of the Day

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CEO/Editor at Emmaline Bride
Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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Detail alert: this rustic centerpiece idea features one of our favorite new finds from Featured Artist, Sweet Carolina Collective: that charming rustic table number! It’s hand-painted and sure to make a statement. This display is one example of how to assemble a rustic wedding centerpiece with a touch of vintage flair. Along with this stunning table number, the centerpiece includes old books, brass candle holders, votive candle holders, and recycled glass bottles. The lace doilies underneath add texture to the look, while incorporating that vintage-inspired feel. This is a lovely look all around!

rustic centerpiece idea

See this and others at Sweet NC Collective. Photo: Lowe Photography.

17 Amazing Wedding Marquee Lights

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Emma Arendoski

CEO/Editor at Emmaline Bride
Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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Get ready to light up your wedding in the most memorable way possible! Hi loves, Emma here and I am positively loving this trend. Marquee lights have been in the wedding spotlight for awhile now, but this is a trend we don’t see going by the wayside anytime soon.

You can use marquee lights in so many interesting ways: light up your bar with a fun cocktails sign or use it to illuminate your wedding date.

wedding date marquee lights

I especially love the use of marquee lights to deck out your ceremony space, like this…

And these signs are pretty amazing, too. Hello, coffee bar sign. It’s perfect for your coffee themed wedding.

Add marquee lights to your barn wedding decor, like this.

barn wedding marquee lights

Here are some additional lovely lights to inspire you.

Make your own wedding marquee lights

We spotted this A M A Z I N G do it yourself project over at Evan & Katelyn for making your own wedding marquee lights. They used ‘LOVE’ as their sign, but you can customize this project in anything you choose. Only have patience for one letter? Just make one for your new last name. Want one for each of you? Make two, one with your initial and one with your love’s. Want to go all out? J U S T M A R R I E D or T H E B E S T D A Y E V E R would take awhile, but more power to ya.

They made their own for their big day… and here’s the finished product, too!

Oh, and this totally reminds me of A + I. One of our cats would totally photobomb our DIY photo, I just know it.

Make your own wedding marquee lights by heading over here!

sources //
t heart e | via wedding chicks
heart sign with dessert table | photo: katie vowels for anna mcelwain photography via style me pretty
wedding date in marquee lights | via dimples and tangles
j & m wedding marquee lights in barn | photo: annie mcelwain via 100layercake
h & k ceremony wedding marquee lights | photo: ungano & agriodimas via brooklyn blonde
heart | vintage marquee letters
a & n yellow wedding marquee lights | patent pending project
vintage love dessert bar sign | photo: mariel & joey
coffee marquee sign | photo: annie mcelwain via 100layercake
you & me | photo: bayly and moore via green wedding shoes
LOVE wedding marquee lights against sign | leah lee photography via style me pretty
P & R blue wedding marquee lights | patent pending project
mr & mrs wedding marquee lights (couple leaning in for kiss) | photo: by the robinsons
bar sign | photo: aneta MAK
hashtag | intimate weddings
cocktails marquee sign | photo: paige winn photo

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17 Amazing Wedding Marquee Lights

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Which of these is your favorite? Are you using marquee lights at your wedding?

xo
-E.

Mr & Mrs Chair Signs

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Emma Arendoski

CEO/Editor at Emmaline Bride
Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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Hi, lovelies! We’ve talked about our love for the pretties made over at Mama Bleu Designs before (remember these? and who could forget this?) Today we’re sharing our new craft crush: Mr + Mrs Chair Signs made with embroidered hoop art! Take a peek at this rustic-inspired design to reserve chairs at your head table or sweetheart table.

mr mrs chair signs wedding hoop art

Welcome to Our Wedding Sign

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Emma Arendoski

CEO/Editor at Emmaline Bride
Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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welcome to our wedding sign

welcome to our wedding sign by wildheart paper

Want your guests to know they’re in the right place? Of course you do. One of the easiest ways to do it is with a welcome to our wedding sign. This bold, colorful, handmade wedding sign by WildHeart Paper is one of our favorite new finds… and it’s up for grabs! Find out how to win one of your very own…