12 Wedding Lighting Ideas to Make Your Jaw Drop


When it comes to setting the mood at your wedding, the right lighting makes a world of difference. Take a look at our favorite lighting setups and prepare to swoon!

1. Twinkle Light Backdrop

Photo by Mastin Studio

Easy to execute and makes for a perfect photo opp! 

2. Lotus Chandeliers Above, Candles Below

Photo by Allyson Wiley

Truly one of the most romantic ceremony setups we've ever seen.

3. String Light Showers

Photo by Orange Turtle Photography

A must-have for an outdoor reception, as far as we're concerned!

4. Glowing Pendants Hanging in Palm Trees

Photo by Studio 222

The perfect complement to a seaside setting at sundown. 

5. Cluster of Chandeliers

Photo by Michael + Anna Costa

Suspended at different heights, these crystal chandeliers create a dramatic focal point.

6. Twinkling Oak Trees

Photo by Day 7 Photography

Playing up a natural backdrop creates quite the enchanting scene.

7. Lantern-Lit Pathway

Photo by KT Merry

These create such a warm, inviting first impression.

8. Cafe Light Pavilion

Photo by Orange Turtle Photography

Make that first dance even more magical!

9. Illuminated Grapevine Balls 

Photo by Julia Wade

The perfect touch for a rustic wedding.

10. Oversized Lanterns

Photo by Samuel Lippke

Our favorite choice for a chic, contemporary vibe.

11. Draped String Lights

Photo by Mastin Studio

Take advantage of a high-ceilinged venue with this stunning alternative to traditional draping. 

12. Outdoor Chandliers

Photo by Stephanie Yonce

The picture of perfection for a garden wedding. 

To see more of our favorites, check out our Lighting Ideas We Love board!

Last Updated: March 13, 2015 at 1:28 pm
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