Wedding Church Decoration Tips
by Giorgina Devereaux
With all the planning involved
with weddings, we could all use
some wedding church decoration tips.
Planning a wedding is one of the most exciting and stressful times in our life.
We want everything to be perfect down to the last minute detail, and rightfully
After all, it is one of the most important days that we will ever celebrate and
that is why having enough information to help you properly plan a wedding is
Among the important information that is necessary includes some church
decoration ideas for weddings.
There are many things you can do to further enhance an already beautiful church
that will help create that magical ambience for your wedding ceremony. It’s the
perfect marriage between decorations and the church that will make your event
that much more spectacular.
Wedding Church Decorations
Wedding church decorations are something that everyone will remember for many
years to come and should reflect tradition, beauty, and timeless elegance.
Below are some ideas
for wedding church decorations to help you get started.
Since the altar will be the focal point of your ceremony, consider using the
most elaborate and beautiful decorations.
Flowers: There are many ways to decorate a church
altar, which includes incorporating flowers. It’s your chance to be creative
and put your own personal touches.
instance, you can decorate the altar using classical ball shaped objects and
topiary trees that are made from hundreds of white aromatic Carnations, along
with displaying fresh green moss. This theme can be continued on the floor area
in front of the altar where you can display the ball shaped Carnations and
You can adorn the back of the altar with two clear glass vases containing
white Lilac flowers.
Other ideas include displaying floral arrangements on each side of the altar
consisting of daisies, tulips, carnations, orchids, and lilies.
flowers to consider are red roses, yellow roses, or blue tipped roses arranged
amidst eucalyptus and cape greens. These floral arrangements can be set on top
of a pedestal. You can also display a beautiful assortment of these flowers in
the middle of the altar as a centerpiece or surround the unity candle for a
this simplicity that makes an incredible statement.
Candles: Candles provide a gentle glow of light while
creating a romantic atmosphere.
You can place the unity candle along with two
taper candles on top of a three in one candle stand.
Lights: These lights are fabulous for illuminating a
You can find them in red, blue, green, and white LED
One idea is to take a piece of tulle and scrunch it around a unity
candle that is sitting on a candle stand.
Next, place a few of these tea candle
lights under the tulle. It looks beautiful and definitely gives the centerpiece
that wow factor.
aisle runner will add a splash of color to the church.
You have many colors and
themes to choose from.
One idea is to color coordinate with the bride’s bouquet
or the wedding color theme to give it a unified look.
can also have an aisle runner custom made with it bearing the bride and groom’s
names, along with the wedding date.
For added beauty and a nice fragrance,
sprinkle rose petals along the runner.
Decorations for the
General Area of the Church
For the general area of the church, which includes the entry
way and areas surrounding the pews and altar, consider including floral
arrangements. You are not limited to fresh flowers and can also use silk
Another idea is to place a nice floral wreath arrangement on a door to spruce it
up and make it more welcoming. You can also place potted plants for added
warmth and to invite the outdoors inside.
Pomander balls make a fabulous and attractive accent
for any entry way, arch, or chandelier.
You can have pomander balls made from
an assortment of fresh flowers or you can use silk flowers.
They look beautiful
hanging as a group and if you use fresh flowers, the fragrance is refreshing.
If the church where your ceremony will be held has a high
ceiling, you may consider displaying a balloon arrangement to help fill the
space and add beauty. There are different balloon arrangements and colors to
choose from. It will make a nice decorative touch at the church.
Tulle is a beautiful, lightweight fabric that is woven into a
mesh pattern and starched in order to make it stiff.
The great thing about
tulle is that it is flexible, which enables you to shape it in the manner you
want. You can intertwine Christmas lights and tulle around communion rails,
above a window, or over a doorway.
Wedding Church Pew
The pews play an
important role in wedding church decorations and decorating each one will make
an impact on the overall look of the church.
You can decorate the
pews using floral bouquets, tulle, or bows.
Bows: At the church, pew bows can be placed at each
pew for added elegance.
It also makes the setting more romantic while giving
you the opportunity to put your own personal touches.
You can wrap pieces of tulle around a small floral arrangement on
each pew, which gives a continuous flow of color from the pews to the altar.
To make a pew bow
using only tulle, it is recommended that you use 5-6 yards that is 12 inches
wide. If you prefer to intertwine ribbon with tulle, it is recommended that you
use tulle that is 6-9 inches wide and approximately 5-6 yards long to enable you
to make a nice full bow with lots of loops.
Elsewhere, we've written extensively on other ideas for
decorating with tulle.
Another fabulous idea for decorating the pews is to incorporate Christmas lights
within the tulle. It adds romance and sparkle to your ceremony.
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