Retro signage never looked so sweet.
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If you're dazzled by the marquee-style signs marking bars, hotels, and theaters, you certainly aren't alone. Marquee lights and letters are cropping up everywhere, from rooms in homes to bigger venues, like wedding reception halls. The vintage-inspired displays provide creative lighting options, and can also be used to label certain areas in a space. Many couples love the retro vibe marquee signage gives off, and guests will appreciate the unique addition to your ceremony or reception décor.
Build your wedding day's ambiance with one of these marquee ideas. From chasing lights to steady glows, the white or yellow bulbs offer plenty of possibilities. Whether you display your new name, your new initial, or your titles as new spouses, these fun signs speak for themselves. Alternatively, opt for thematic shapes, like guiding arrows or romantic hearts. Ahead, creative marquee wedding inspiration.
If you're changing your moniker, celebrate the occasion by labeling your seats with your newly-shared name. This couple chose to put a metal marker on their head table at the reception.
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For a subtler addition, choose your shared letter instead, like the "K" at this couple's wedding.
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This couple pointed guests in the right direction with a large, hanging marquee-style arrow.
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"R" and "M," the pair's first initials, glowed from this couple's delicious dessert table. The warm atmosphere was only enhanced with fairy lights in the trees beyond.
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This elegant space was personalized with its bride and groom's initials. The marquee letters sat in front of the newlyweds' respective head-table seats.
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Make for a gorgeous photo-op by placing large letters in your reception space. These initials, set on the beach, illuminated the night.
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These marquee letters, spelling out "love," leaned against a reception wall.
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State your love loud and proud with a classy upgrade to the classic "X + Y" tree carving. After all, your love looks better in glowing lights.
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If you're so excited to switch from Ms. to Mrs., why wait even a second? This couple walked into their reception to see their new titles glowing front and center.
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"Woopa" Marquee Signage
What's a wedding reception without some personality? This happy exclamation was sure to enthuse guests.
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Romantics at heart will love this unique sign, which sat above its couple's cake.