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THE 5 WEDDING SIGNS YOU NEED

Wedding signage is so helpful on the wedding day to advise guests of any important information, of where they’ll be sitting for the wedding breakfast, and is a great opportunity to show some personality with a consistent colour palette across your wedding signage and stationery. So which are the essential 5 signs to include for your wedding day?


1. Wedding Welcome Sign

It all starts with a wedding welcome sign, a gorgeous way to welcome your guests as they arrive and can be styled to give guests an idea of what to expect from your big day. Clare and Joe had a burgundy rustic style with guests arriving to a welcome sign designed with white calligraphy on a watercolour burgundy background, accessorised with rustic wooden barrels and crates and their stunning wedding flowers. Read more about their wedding day here.

Wedding welcome sign with white calligraphy on a watercolour burgundy background, accessorised with rustic wooden barrels, crates and wedding flowers

Jessica Lily Photography


2. Order Of The Day Signage

Order of the day signage is a must have because it gives your guests a timeline of what to expect on the wedding day and provides another styling opportunity to be consistent with the rest of the signage and stationery on your big day too!

Order of the day wedding sign with gold calligraphy and white font on a pale grey background, accessorised with foliage.

Kit Myers


Some couples choose to have their wedding welcome sign combined with the order of the day timings. This one is inspired by the Amelia stationery collection with a watercolour foliage design.

Wedding welcome sign combined with the order of the day timings with a watercolour foliage design.

Poppy Carter Portraits


All on the day signage can be consistent with the colour scheme and style of your wedding stationery. Aimee and Joel decided on angled signage to match their angled on the day stationery. Read more about their warm autumnal boho wedding day here.

Wedding welcome sign and table plan with angled edges, accessorised with wedding flowers

Mindy Coe


3. Table Plan Signage

Table plans are the next essential sign to have at your wedding day to advise guests where they are sitting and with who! They are also another fab way to get creative because they can be displayed in so many different ways. Even with a large guest list all the names can still be listed beautifully!

Table plan with gold calligraphy on Perspex reverse painted in blush pink.

Tom Cullen


Table plans can be created on different backgrounds such as this frosted Perspex with gold calligraphy I designed for Emily and Alex, which co-ordinated with the frosted Perspex used throughout their wedding. Have a browse of their wedding day here.

Wedding table plan on frosted Perspex with gold calligraphy and white text.

Ollie Baines


Signage printed on fabric is lovely because it gives a bit of movement and is ideal for destination weddings because you can roll it up and put into your suitcase.

Wedding table plan printed on fabric

Harry Michael Photography


4. Large Wedding Signage

You can be as creative as you like on your big day and use signage for quotes, lyrics or a photo opportunity! If you have a large venue it’s a good way to help style the space you have available.

Large wedding sign saying always and forever on a rustic brown background, suspended from a copper frame decorated in foliage.

Emily Rose


5. Small Wedding Signage

Finally, small signs are essential for wherever you want to direct guests to do something specific such as put their wedding cards and gifts somewhere, or for bar signs if there’s any specific drinks you’ve selected and of course the all important detail of the flavour of the wedding cake…

Small wedding sign detailing the flavours of the wedding cake, designed with modern calligraphy on a pale pink background.

Hannah McClune


It’s definitely worth pointing out details including the guestbook, so guests don’t forget to sign!

Small wedding guestbook sign with grey calligraphy on a pale pink background.

Hannah McClune


This drinks menu looks so pretty on handmade paper with hand torn deckle edges and a touch of calligraphy, which co-ordinated with the couples stationery which was all created on handmade paper with hand torn deckled edges from the Olive stationery collection.

A wedding drinks menu on handmade paper with hand torn deckle edges and a touch of calligraphy.

Natasha Marshall


Contact LouPaper for Wedding Signage

Have a browse through my website for more wedding day signage ideas. There’s lots of inspiration on my Instagram and Pinterest accounts too!


Please get in touch with me here to discuss your wedding signage and stationery requirements for your big day. I advise allowing around 8-10 weeks before your wedding day to allow enough time.

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