17 Creative Wedding Photo Booth Backdrops

Your wedding photos will stay with you forever – from those picture perfect poses to fun photo booth snaps. Why not stand out from the crowd with a unique backdrop to brighten up every frame?

We’ve got a selection of fun ideas for how to craft your way to the biggest and brightest backdrops on your big day! Get those props ready and prepare to say cheese…

Fun with Fans

Photograph by Camera Hannah

Creating a wall of paper fans is certain to dazzle – whether it’s vibrant pastels, as seen in the stunning image above, or a more minimalist approach.

You can pick from our range of paper fans to get you started!

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If you’re after a little more creative freedom, why not make your own? This tutorial shows you how to do it with just a little coloured paper, scissors, glue, ribbon and tape.

How to Make Paper Fan Decorations by The Spruce »

An Abundance of Daisies

Getting married in the summer? Whatever the weather, you’ll have a sunny day with decorative daisies to brighten the mood!

DIY Paper Daisy Backdrop and Video by The House That Lars Built »

Botanical Vines

For a botanical wedding, vines are a wonderful way to keep things low-key while still adding a charming flourish to every frame. Hang them however you fancy and watch how beautifully the green contrasts with wedding whites.

DIY Vine Wall Backdrop by Ruffled »

Ginger Ray Beautiful Botanics Decorative Vines »

Letter Balloons

Photograph by Jenny van Sommers

Nick + Laura 4eva? Just married? Love is love? Best day ever? Whatever you want to say, blow it up big and celebrate with foil letter balloons.

Choose colours to suit your style and spell out the word or phrase of your choosing. You can even combine the letter balloons with other complementary balloons – either latex or foil – to create a stunning scene.


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Floral Lettering

Giant Floral Typography Wall Art DIY by Paper n Stitch Blog »

Have a bloomin’ lovely big day with fun florals to fill up your photographs! Just like the balloon letters, it’s easy to spell out any words you want.

How to Make a Felt Succulent Letter on the Hobbycraft blog »

How to Make Floral Fillable LOVE Letters on the Hobbycraft blog »

Giant Geo Heart

Prepare for a pretty pop of colour!

Giant Geometric Heart Backdrop by Bespoke Bride »

Geometric Washi Tape

Proving there’s nothing washi tape can’t do, this modern and minimalist geometric design by B. Loved Blog makes it easy to add colourful accents in the background of your wedding photo booth.

DIY: Geometric Washi Tape Backdrop by B. Loved Blog »

Experiment with shapes, colours and patterns until you’re happy with your finished design. You can choose your favourite washi tape wonders from our fantastic range, too!

Oh Hi Honeycomb

The Ultimate Guide on Hanging Party Décor by Oh Happy Day »

Because sometimes more is more.

Honeycomb decorations will add a stunning, textured feature to your decorations – and you can mix and match shades to suit your taste. Why not check out our sublime selection of honeycomb decorations to get you on your way?

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Floating Confetti

After all, who doesn’t love an optical illusion?

DIY Floating Confetti Photobooth by Studio DIY »

Glorious Garlands

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The Ginger Ray collection boasts a beautiful array of garlands. Easy to hang and available in a range of shades and styles, this will create an effortless flourish in the background of your best moments.

Choose from tassels, stars, hearts and circles!

Pretty Punch Letters

With the We R Memory Keepers Alphabet Punch Board, you can effortless cut out every letter of the alphabet using a single tool.

Cut into your choice of paper and card to spell out names and messages. Once letters are cut, hang them along string or ribbon for a personalised decoration.

Balloon Bonanza

Create spectacular displays with added dimension with a bunch of balloons! Whether for a statement wall decoration or your wedding photo booth, you can piece together unique shapes, words and colour combos to stand out!

Prepare to fill up that heart!

Giant Ombre Heart Balloon Backdrop by Oh Happy Day »

Balloon Wall Photobooth by Oh Happy Day »

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Fringe Fest

A vintage classic. Pick a colour and watch it shimmer!

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Get Your Wreath On

Photograph by Calie Rose

Create a statement wreath wall with an assortment of inspired arrangements – with your choice of floral, botanical and even seasonal wreaths. Mix and match sizes, shapes and embellishments for a fun, foliage-inspired feature.

How to Make a Spring Wreath on the Hobbycraft blog »

Pom Pom Party

Get your pom on by hand-crafting gorgeous garlands to hang in the background of your photo booth. Pastels, brights, monochrome – whatever the style, there’s tissue paper ready!

DIY Pom Pom Party Backdrop by B. Loved Blog »

Colourful Canvas

The perfect pattern awaits. With just a sheet of canvas, a little tape and some acrylic paints, you can create stunning mural wall art that’s easy to hang in any venue for a transformative photo background.

How-To: No-Sew Wedding Backdrop by A Practical Wedding »

Paper Chains 

An oldie but a goodie, paper chains are great fun to make and, thanks to the ombre trend, are back in style. The budget-friendly backdrop will add a pretty burst of personality to any space and you can enjoy picking out the perfect shades of paper for your big party.

Browse our range of colourful paper to start finding inspiration and materials! (Top tip: using a guillotine for this project will make the paper-cutting a breeze.)

Photo above: Floridian Social »


If you’ve got more great ideas of how to create fantastic wedding backdrops, we’d love to see them! Share them with us – and don’t forget to use the hashtag #Hobbycraft.

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