Nowadays, it’s common to find photo booths in most engagement parties and wedding celebrations. It helps your clients and their guest to reminisce the great time they had during the wedding. Specially for wedding decorators, you may be asked to make the photo booth with matched the theme of the wedding.
Let’s take a look below for 12 photo booth ideas that will amaze both your clients and their guests!
1. Hanging greenery
Build a structure using wood or metal, or simply use a wardrobe hanger and place a curtain on it. Prepare a few leafy branchespick them from a garden or use leftovers from your client’s flower bouquetand hang them accordingly. Go a step further by hanging simple garlands made of leaves.
Photo by Vero Suh Photography (left) & via Haute Floral (right)
Use black chalkboardseither a huge board, a folded blackboard, or a few boards at once. Create a calligraphy of your client’s wedding hashtag or ask for a quote they love. Place a colored chair or two to add a pop of color to the black chalkboard.
Photo by Noi Tran Photography (left) & Corbin Gurkin Photography (right)
Look for tassels that match your client’s wedding color palette. Make a garland out of them for a glamorous, 1920s-inspired ambience. Or, you can create a more relaxed and bohemian look, cut the tassels into different lengths and hang them messily as pictured above.
Photo by Melissa Fuller Photography (left) & Michelle March (right)
If you are looking for a more affordable option for clients who are on a budget, let’s get back to basic! Get some glue to stick wallpaper (leftover is fine too) or wrapping paper on a simple wooden board and add props like flowers or antique furniture. This idea works beautifully for a vintage celebration and offers a way to play with colors.
Photo via Pinterest (left) & by Hip Hip Hooray (right)
Play around with different sizes, shapes, and textures of empty picture frames to create a 3D photo booth backdrop. This kind of photo booth is even perfect for an outdoor wedding – simply hang the frames on a tree or make a simple backdrop from a wooden board painted with your client’s favorite color.
Photo by M2 Photo
For your vintage and bohemian brides, mix and match delicate lace doilies and fabrics. You can place them on wooden boards, frame them, or just sew them together into pretty dream catchers.
Photo by Peggy Saas (left) & Mint Photography (right)
7. Flowers and feathers
Make a flower garland from locally-grown flowers that can easily be found or create an ombre floral arrangement using similar-colored flowers. Another option is to spray paint dainty feathers using playful colors to infuse some laid-back atmosphere into the wedding. Or, to make it an even more gorgeous backdrop, combine both flowers and feathers. Everyone is guaranteed to flock the photo booth!
Photo by Elyse Hall Photography (left) & Jana Marie Photography
Get a few rolls of ribbons that match your client’s wedding color palette – satin, grosgrain, or even paper ribbons will do. Hang them on a simple wooden or metal structure, then add a few decorative props to make the photo booth prettier.
Photo by J. Woodbery Photography (left) & Michele Beckwith (right)
To make the backdrop on the left picture (seen below), print out circles on metallic art paper, cut, and hang them on a string or chain. You can also hand-fold enough number of paper cranes, link them all with an invisible string, and hang them on a tree for an outdoor wedding or a wooden frame if indoor.
Photo via Etsy (left) & Munkeat Photography (right)
Here’s one way to incorporate Greenery, this year’s Pantone color of the year. Make a leafy backdrop by gathering some leaves in different shapes and sizes, then glue them on a white board. You can also make hanging wreaths for an extra sophistication as seen in the picture below.
Photo by Arture (left) & via Pinterest (right)
11. Paper Flowers
Adding flowers is a foolproof way to imbue a sense of romance to any celebration. If real flowers are too expensive, you can always opt for beautiful paper flowers instead. There are a plenty of paper flower instructions and templates online; all you need are a few sheets of art paper or crepe, scissors, and glue.
Photo via Pinterest (left) & Our Labor of Love (right)
12. Wooden Pallets
If your client is throwing a rustic wedding, using wooden pallets as the photo booth backdrop is a great idea. You can spray paint the wooden boards and hand-paint the names and wedding date of your client. Or, hang decorative elements like colorful flags or garlands made of crepe paper.
Photo by Imago Vita Photography (left) & via Pinterest (right)
These are some creative and easy ideas to create beautiful photo booths that will impress both your client’s and their guests alike. Some of them take a longer time to prepare but there also ideas which are doable for a last-minutes request. If you have other unique ideas, share it with us below!