What is a wedding backdrop?
A wedding ceremony backdrop is a background setup that provides the perfect picture frame to capture photos of the newlyweds, guests, and helps spice up your wedding theme and venue.
If you’ve ever seen gorgeous wedding photos with a beautiful background, chances are, they were posing in front of their wedding backdrop.
How do you make a wedding backdrop?
Oftentimes, your florist and/or wedding planner will be the ones responsible for executing your vision and helping you bring your wedding backdrop to life. If you’re on a budget or want to test out your ambitious creativity skills, you can DIY your own Chinese wedding backdrop. There are also many decorations and wedding backdrop setups that you can purchase online and simply assemble together.
What are some ideas for Chinese wedding backdrops?
When it comes to creating and customizing your wedding backdrop for a multicultural or Chinese-American wedding, there are a lot of unique ideas out there! We’ve put together a collection of the most stunning Chinese wedding backdrops to inspire you.
Beautiful Double Happiness Wedding Backdrops
The most iconic symbol of Chinese weddings is the double happiness. It’s no surprise that many couples will choose to incorporate double happiness as their wedding backdrop. Often for these backgrounds, the double happiness symbol is the main feature and is beautifully lit or decorated.
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We also put together a post here with a variety of ideas on incorporating the double happiness symbol into your Chinese wedding.
Modern Minimalist Chinese Wedding Backdrops
Not a fan of having the bold red and gold colors all over your wedding backdrop or perhaps your wedding colors consist of lighter and softer tones? Many modern-day couples are now choosing to go with beautiful minimalist Chinese wedding backdrops that feature more whites, blush pinks, light golds, and white space.
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If you're a fan of the minimalist look, you can also check out our minimalist Chinese Wedding Invitation designs.
Chinese Wedding Backdrops With Fresh Flowers
Fresh flowers are a great way to add color and vibrancy to your wedding theme and backdrop. They also tend to smell really nice.
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While creating an entire Chinese wedding backdrop made of fresh flowers can be quite expensive, you can compromise by adding a few fresh flowers here and there to help make your backdrop stand out more.
Chinese Wedding Backdrops That Feature Lush Greenery
A popular trend among many modern Chinese-American couples is to incorporate lush greenery into their backdrops instead of fresh flowers or more traditional types of backdrops. Greenery is often less expensive to use and offers a more modern, rustic aesthetic that looks just as great in photos.
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Vintage Old-Shanghai Chinese Wedding Backdrops
For those who want to pay homage to their culture by taking a walk through the past, these vintage Old-Shanghai inspired wedding backdrops could be a great option for your Chinese wedding. You can always be creative and put your own modern spin on it as well!
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While your wedding backdrop will be a memorable part of your wedding and live forever in your photos, there are many ways to go about creating your own unique version especially if you’re looking to incorporate Chinese wedding symbols and colors.
We hope these beautiful Chinese wedding backdrop ideas helped inspire you!
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- Ultimate Chinese Wedding Decorations Checklist
- Ways to Incorporate Double Happiness into Your Wedding
- Modern Chinese Wedding Invitation Designs