14 Ideas That Prove Antlers Make Awesome Wedding Décor
Over the past year, we've noticed couples turning to a particular animal again and again to add a rustic touch to their weddings. No, they didn't "put a bird on it." Instead, they've been adding antlers to decorate everything including their ceremony backdrops, escort cards, and even their dessert tables! While it's totally unexpected, we like how versatile it is for anything from a winter wedding in the mountains to a Fourth of July weekend wedding on a ranch. Click through to see more ways to use this motif in your own wedding.
To help set the mood for her winter wedding in Colorado, this bride designed her own invitation suite with an antler crest surrounding a monogram.
The Welcome Bags
Guests at this Fourth of July weekend in the mountains were greeted with burlap welcome bags hand-painted with an antler motif.
The Ceremony Backdrop
To add a rustic mountain vibe to her wedding ceremony, this bride decorated the altar-like table with painted antlers and deer figurines.
This couple chose to marry under a white antler chandelier at the Washington School House Hotel in Park City, Utah.
The Lounge Area
Beige couches and screen-printed deer pillows made for a comfy place for guests to relax at this Wyoming ranch wedding.
The Wedding Signs
The cocktail bar at this Aspen welcome party was emblazoned with the couple's antler wedding logo.
The Escort Cards
Paper antlers rose from the top of sage-green escort cards in a witty nod to this North Carolina wedding's bucolic location.
The Table Numbers
Twig and Fig made laser cut gold leather table numbers and tied them to antlers at this California wine country wedding.
The Dinner Napkins
For this formal wedding in the woods, the bride's parents hand-stamped each napkin with the same antler crest that appeared on the invitations and programs.
Antlers added a rustic elegance to this tablescape of floral centerpieces, beeswax candles, glass votives, and a runner in a neutral-colored take on the Mackenzie plaid at this North Carolina wedding.
For a more casual take on the antler centerpiece, the groom at this Texas wedding borrowed some from a neighbor to place down the center of each table at the reception alongside small arrangements of local flowers.
The Cake Stand
When this bride couldn't find something to hold her wedding cake, she borrowed an antler horn stand from her parents, who have owned the decorative item for a long time.
The Cake Topper
This ruffled wedding cake was decorated with an antler monogram, designed by the bride.