[shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”4830626″]Fun and unique ways to spice up the decor of your Connecticut wedding is definitely one of our favorite topics here at Wedding Reports, and today we are just dying to share one of our most loved wedding trends to date — chalkboard wedding decor! Not only are chalkboard accents DIY friendly, they are perfect for any season that you choose for your wedding day here in Connecticut. Whether you go basic with simplistic chalkboard wedding table number or go all out glad with a chalkboard photo booth, this is one decor element that always looks great. Because we just know that these ideas will make you swoon just as much as they made our hearts flutter, we’ve put together 10 ways to use chalkboard wedding decor in your day that are absolutely to die for! You’ve been warned, you may just need to go ahead and sit down for these ultra gorgeous ideas!
1. The Chalkboard Guest Book
It’s no secret that brides are constantly looking for new ways to make their wedding day personal and unique to their style and love story. That said, we think that incorporating chalkboard wedding decor techniques into your wedding guest book is definitely a fresh and stylish way to add a little spunk to your look. Plus, what an awesome memento to add to your home after the big day? We know that visitors to you home will be asking about it for years to come and that each time you look at this fabulous detail that you’ll have a big smile spread across your face. There’s truly nothing like being able to reuse items from your wedding day!
Photography by: Turn Loose The Art
2. The Chalkboard Wedding Invitation
Chalkboard paper is, in our humble opinion, one of the best and most useful inventions. Don’t believe us? Just check out this drop dead gorgeous chalkboard wedding invitation suite. It’s glam, it’s beautiful, and it’s definitely memorable! If you want your wedding decor to wow, then we can’t think of a better way to include chalkboard wedding decor into your day that by using it to accent the very first thing your guests will lay their eyes on — their very own personal wedding invitation.
Photography via liagriffith.com
3. The Chalkboard Wedding Wall
If you really want to go all out with chalkboard wedding decor, then our top pick is to include a chalkboard wall into your day. Yes, a whole wall. As the fab photo below demonstrates, you can use it to give your dessert station an extra dose of prettiness or you can just use it as a really cool piece of reception decor. Truly, your imagination can go wild with this one.
Photography by: A Beautiful Mess via The Sweetest Occasion
4. The Chalkboard Drink Label
Chalkboard drink labels are one of the most efficient ways to use chalkboard wedding decor and to help your guests keep up with their glass. We love them not only for those great reasons, but because they are super cute too!
Photography by: Austin Gros Wedding Photography via Style Me Pretty
5. The Chalkboard ‘Thank You’ Sign
Personalized thank you cards are definitely a great way to show your guests that your truly did appreciate their appearance at your Connecticut wedding day and their gift, but why not go the extra mile and skip the plain thank you cards in exchange for thank you photographs of you and your husband? They are a special way to use your chalkboard wedding decor for multiple purposes and they also make for awesome after the wedding day tokens.
Photography by: Erin J Saldana Photography via Green Wedding Shoes
6. The Chalkboard Place Card
Thanks to the creation of chalkboard paint, literally anything can become a chalk-ready surface in a snap. We love the idea of getting really creative with chalkboard paint and putting together one-of-a-kind place cards like the equestrian themed examples below! Seriously, how cute are they? Your unique touch is just waiting to explore this idea!
Photography by: James Moes via My Hands Made It
7. The Chalkboard Menu
Why waste time and money creating individual menu cards for each and every guest when you can effortlessly tackle the menu in one full swoop? The chalkboard wedding menu is a classic ideas, but we certainly still can find plenty of reasons to praise its uses!
Photography by: Lauren Kinsey Fine Art Photography via Destination Weddings
8. The Chalkboard Table Number
Simple, sweet, lovely — Those are the only three words you need to hear when it comes to this adorable chalkboard wedding decor idea.
Photography by: Julie Jim Photography via Southern Weddings
9. The Chalkboard Photo Booth
Photo booths are absolutely one of the best ways to get guests excited and ready to participate in the day’s activities. Even more than that, they are a great resource to use for gathering photographic mementos of your day. Take all that and add in an extra cute chalkboard backdrop and you have an excellent recipe for prettiness and fun!
Photography by: Aimee McAuley Photography via Wedding Chicks
10. The Chalkboard Welcome Sign
Greet guests and have fun with chalk all at once with a wedding welcome sign! They are simplistic, yet pretty and a superb way to welcome everyone while simultaneously having a little fun with chalkboard wedding decor.
Photography by: Landon Jacob Productions