Oh Snap! 5 Unique Wedding Photobooth Alternatives

Wedding Photobooth Alternatives

Aimee McAuley Photography

I just got married after all and dang, what a process! Now, it’s time to review the lessons learned and loved, mistakes made and all that, to help my fellow future brides and grooms! P.S. your wedding is gonna be great.

Photobooths are obvs all the rage and since everyone is doing them, how do you make yours stand out? Here are a few options for wedding photobooth alternatives that we considered including our winner, winner chicken dinner of our wedding.

1. You Set the Scene:

You can turn a ho hum photobooth into a reflection of your everlasting love (or quirky personality) with a DIY backdrop. Easy cheap props like streamers, confetti or old empty picture frames can be handy or go whole hog and get that cool gigantic chalkboard with your “I love you for-evs vow”! Here are a few I love or you can check out this Wedding Party post for some other snappy examples.

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Rustic Nicaragua Destination Wedding by Parker Young Photography


There’s nothing better than dreaming of a faraway tropical destination as the fall and winter weather rolls around, and today’s gorgeous Nicaragua destination wedding is exactly the sort of celebration that has us itching to buy one-way tickets to paradise! Maja and Wes were married in the rustic beach town of Popoyo in Nicaragua, with the entire adventure was captured expertly by Parker Young Photography. We can’t get enough of the beautiful scenery, the bride and groom’s rustic ceremony, and the relaxed atmosphere of the entire day. Maja and Wes look blissfully happy among the seaside and jungle scenery, and they had a heck of a party later on, too!

Read on to see more of this gorgeous Nicaragua destination wedding, and prepare to be (temporarily, unfortunately!) transported to paradise!

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DIY Mercury Glass Centerpiece Vases for your Rustic Chic Wedding

DIY mercury glass

Leija via Style Me Pretty

It seems these days that mercury glass is the go-to choice for wedding décor. From flower vases to candle votive holders, mercury glass can complement or complete any wedding theme from rustic to vintage to romantic.

However, with popularity comes a price. Buying mercury glass wholesale online or in-store can cost a pretty penny, anywhere from $20 to $50 a vase and $3 to $5 a candle votive holder. Not to mention, finding multiple mercury glass vases of the same style can be tricky – websites typically only stock a certain amount, or you have to drive to multiple stores just to get the amount that you need. Who has time for that in the weeks leading up to their wedding?

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A Coral Themed Wedding by Knotting Tree Photography


We’re rounding out this Friday with some extra-pretty wedding photos today, shared by Knotting Tree Photography! Krystal and Markus’ big day started in the beautifully lit chapel of St. John the Divine Anglican Church in Toronto, and afterwards the newlyweds celebrated at Hazelton Manor, stopping in between for gorgeous photos in the park.

We love how Krystal and Markus not only seamlessly wove in their coral color theme to their big day, but also provided small touches to delight their guests like complimentary flip flops and a super-fun photobooth.

More gorgeous photos are waiting…scroll on to see more of this beautiful coral themed wedding day!

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