back to top
DIY

12 Legitimately Awesome Nontraditional Wedding Themes

Hope your brain doesn't explode from inspiration overload.

Posted on

1.

For when you can't decide on which color is your favorite.Groomsmen | SocksTable Setting | Ribbon Chairs | Rainbow Cake | Heart CakeTulle Dress | Bow Chairs | Bouquet | Colorful Tights
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

For when you can't decide on which color is your favorite.

Groomsmen | Socks

Table Setting | Ribbon Chairs | Rainbow Cake | Heart Cake

Tulle Dress | Bow Chairs | Bouquet | Colorful Tights

2.

A sports-themed wedding doesn't have to be garish. These examples show how elegant a baseball wedding can be."What a Catch" | Flower GirlBaseball Bats | Baseball Centerpiece | Baseball Shoes | Invitations | Vendors | A League of Their Own Wedding
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

A sports-themed wedding doesn't have to be garish. These examples show how elegant a baseball wedding can be.

"What a Catch" | Flower Girl

Baseball Bats | Baseball Centerpiece | Baseball Shoes

| Invitations | Vendors | A League of Their Own Wedding

3.

The perfect setting for an outdoorsy summer wedding.Summer Camp Wedding | Canoe CoolerCamping-Themed WeddingMountain Cake | Log Dessert Stands
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

The perfect setting for an outdoorsy summer wedding.

Summer Camp Wedding | Canoe Cooler

Camping-Themed Wedding
Mountain Cake | Log Dessert Stands

4.

Carnival games > dancing.Lollipop | Ferris Wheel Seat Carnival Food | Ticket Centerpiece | Ferris Wheel and Carnival Games
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

5.

You can wear flowers in your hair, a nontraditional wedding dress, and use colorful blankets and rugs as easy decorating pieces. Streamers and Flowers | Paper Flowers and Cookies
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

You can wear flowers in your hair, a nontraditional wedding dress, and use colorful blankets and rugs as easy decorating pieces.

Streamers and Flowers | Paper Flowers and Cookies

6.

Winter venues are usually a lot cheaper to rent than summer ones, and BONUS: You can turn it into a magical snowy wonderland.Shoes | Plate | Snowflake BouquetFlower Crown | Pine Needle Centerpiece | Pine Cone Bouquet | Cake | Holly Candles | Centerpieces | Holly Bouquet | Couple | Favor BoxHolly and Pinecone Decor | Berry Decorations
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

Winter venues are usually a lot cheaper to rent than summer ones, and BONUS: You can turn it into a magical snowy wonderland.

Shoes | Plate | Snowflake Bouquet

Flower Crown | Pine Needle Centerpiece | Pine Cone Bouquet | Cake | Holly Candles | Centerpieces | Holly Bouquet | Couple | Favor Box

Holly and Pinecone Decor | Berry Decorations

7.

It's a good excuse to buy tons of books for your burgeoning collection.Book Archway | Bookworm BridesmaidsManor Wedding | Book Cake | Books and BowsLibrary Program | Book Favors | Rolodex Cards | Book Invitations DIY | Books and Plants Table | Book Table Numbers
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

8.

An absolutely dreamy idea for a forest wedding.All photos from Tricia Fountaine.
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

An absolutely dreamy idea for a forest wedding.

All photos from Tricia Fountaine.

9.

A glitter-themed wedding is a great way to create a celestial or gilded atmosphere while keeping the scene elegant.Square Sequin Table Runner | Chevron Table Runner Glitter Programs | Glitter Table | Congratulatory ConfettiGlitter Ombré Nails | Glitter Place Cards | Sequin Tablecloth | Flower Girls | Glitter Bodice Dress
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

A glitter-themed wedding is a great way to create a celestial or gilded atmosphere while keeping the scene elegant.

Square Sequin Table Runner | Chevron Table Runner

Glitter Programs | Glitter Table | Congratulatory Confetti

Glitter Ombré Nails | Glitter Place Cards | Sequin Tablecloth |

Flower Girls | Glitter Bodice Dress

10.

If you keep EVERYTHING simple, you can create a gorgeous setting without having to spend a ton of money on decorations.Black Metal Wedding Ring | Aisle | White CakeLily in Glass | Glass Torch Centerpiece | Diamond Planter | Gypsy DressMenu and Paper Crane Chandelier | Invitations | Menu | Calligraphy Invitations
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

If you keep EVERYTHING simple, you can create a gorgeous setting without having to spend a ton of money on decorations.

Black Metal Wedding Ring | Aisle | White Cake

Lily in Glass | Glass Torch Centerpiece | Diamond Planter | Gypsy Dress

Menu and Paper Crane Chandelier | Invitations | Menu | Calligraphy Invitations

11.

You know you're at a graphic designer's wedding when...Feather Shoes | LollipopsVotives | Table Chart | Tulle DressBridesmaid Dresses | Cards
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

You know you're at a graphic designer's wedding when...

Feather Shoes | Lollipops

Votives | Table Chart | Tulle Dress

Bridesmaid Dresses | Cards

12.

If you can't decide on an actual theme, incorporate THE WORLD.Bridesmaids | Globe Guestbook Save the Date | Rings and Stamps | Suitcase Cupcake HolderEscort Cards | Heart Confetti | Suitcase Centerpieces
Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed