Wedding Décor Checklist You Will Find Very Useful

If you are going to get married soon, you might already be planning for the wedding. However, it can be quite overwhelming, especially if it’s a blank canvas venue where you have to plan and source the many décor items yourself. A wedding decor checklist will be very handy here.

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Yes, there are many wedding decor checklists available online, but many of them only deal with the most critical planning items and components, which are absolutely essential for your wedding. For instance, you cannot do without the table and chairs for the reception or even order the bouquet with the florist.

It’s the finer details that are often neglected or forgotten. Remember, it’s those small touches that will add the maximum impact and improve the overall aesthetic. Your guests are likely to remember them the most too. At the end of the day, you don’t want a cookie cutter wedding. You want it to really stand out.

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There are many décor items that may not even come to your mind, but when added, they will really look beautiful. I have included them here in this checklist. By no means you have to include them all. What I want to do is include them all here, so that you don’t miss out on anything. So it’s a comprehensive list. Have everything at one place, and then choose what you want. That is the way to go, to me at least.

Ceremony Décor

wedding welcome sign

  • Welcome sign
  • Signage – ceremony instructions, seating, order of events
  • Reserved seating signs
  • Order of service display
  • Ceremony Backdrop
  • Ceremony Arch – Fabric or floral
  • Aisle decorations
  • Aisle runner
  • Windowsill floral arrangements
  • Urn floral arrangements
  • Vow Books
  • Lanterns and candles
  • Confetti in cones, baskets, urns
  • Reception Décor

    wedding reception decorations

  • Signage – Parking, welcome, dancing, bar, loos
  • Personal signage – Memories, quotes, photographs
  • Decorative lanterns and candles
  • Seating chart
  • Hanging décor – light bulbs, floral arrangements, balloons, lanterns
  • Side tables, lounge seating, poser tables
  • Photobooth station, including props and backdrop
  • Guestbook station, including signage, crafting materials, camera, and pens
  • Bathroom décor – flowers, quotes, photographs
  • Bathroom basket with heel covers, hairspray
  • Garden games
  • Dessert table
  • Cake table including candles and flowers, cake knife
  • Drinks and bar station, including cocktail menu and signage
  • Table Décor

    wedding table decor ideas

  • Non-floral decoration and table accessory
  • Floral centerpieces
  • Tablecloth
  • Fabric table runner
  • Table names/numbers
  • Candles – lanterns, dinner
  • Name places
  • Table number frames/holders
  • Glasses – water, wine
  • Menu – per table or person
  • Plates – main, dessert, starter, side
  • Napkins
  • Table games
  • Activity packs for kids
  • I believe this is a comprehensive list. Did I miss anything? Please suggest or let me know what you finally included for your wedding décor.