Wedding arches are a perfect way to add a personal touch to your special day.
They not only look gorgeous in photographs, but they really help create the perfect focal point in an outdoor wedding.
Sometimes, a gorgeous wedding arch is all you need!
Think beach wedding, with the ocean as your backdrop and an elegant arch to stand beneath as you exchange your vows.
Of course, they also look beautiful indoors, too!
From DIY indoor wedding arch ideas to outdoor wedding arches, we’ve got you covered with these gorgeous ideas!
Gorgeous Wedding Arches
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1. Simple and elegant white wedding arch
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I love the simple and elegant look of using a single flower color across this arch. It’s perfect for indoors or outdoor weddings. While I think the white flowers are gorgeous, you can really go with any color here. A red rose arch would also look gorgeous, albeit a bit more expensive!
Hire a florist to create it for you or buy a wire arch, enlist some friends who are savvy at arranging flowers and DIY it! Check out this video for tips on how to put together your own wedding arch:
2. Simple White Gauze Canopy
This simple white gauzy canopy arch proves that you don’t have to spend a fortune or go overboard with flowers to get a gorgeous, elegant look! If you really want a lace wedding arch, you can easily swap out the fabric!
Grab a celebration canopy from Amazon and DIY it if you really want to save money! Finish off the look and add a pop of color by make a floral wreath to tie back the white fabric.
This video shows a few great ways to pull off this look:
3. Rustic Arch for a Fall Wedding
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Looking for rustic wedding arch ideas outdoor weddings or country style wedding arches? I just love the look of this one! Isn’t it just perfect for an outdoor wedding in the fall? By keeping the flowers to a minimum you let the arch itself do all the talking.
If you’re good with tools, you could even make the wooden arch yourself! Check out this video how-to:
4. Traditional White Arch
Sometimes, simple is better. This plain white arch is elegant and affordable. It’s also one of my favorite indoor wedding arch ideas!
Get the look for less with the New England Arbors Athens Arbor from Amazon. It’s perfect for brides who want something incredibly simple and traditional. You could leave it as is or add some flowers. The great thing about this arch, you can take it to your new home and use it in your garden!
5. Winter wedding arch
Looking for winter wedding arches? How beautiful is this one a winter wedding, especially if you’re planning one right around the holidays! It’s definitely one of my favorite outdoor wedding arches ideas. I know that June weddings are the most popular, but there is something so incredibly beautiful about getting married surrounded by snow.
Cold, but beautiful! This is another one you could easily DIY with a simple wooden arch base!
6. Big, beautiful flowers
This one is perfect if you want to go big with the flowers. Heads up, though, it’s definitely not as budget-friendly as some of the other wedding arches on this list…unless you happen to know a gardener! Still, it’s one of my favorite outdoor arches (it’s a little too overpowering for an indoor wedding arch).
7. Natural Arch
Here’s one of my favorite DIY outdoor wedding arch ideas! I love that this entire arch is made from nature! It’s the perfect pick for an eco-friendly wedding. You could go with just about any flower at the base of the arch, making it a fairly budget-friendly choice!
These are just a few examples of the many, many directions you can go with wedding arches. From DIY ideas to simple simple wedding arches to rustic arches for weddings, arches let you really bring out your personality on your big day.
Heads up, if you’re looking for indoor wedding arches for sale that fit into your budget, call around to local florists! Many of them can help you customize a DIY arch and make it something really special.
Have you seen any gorgeous wedding arches that inspired you? Share below!