A longstanding trend, boho weddings are the stuff of wild, romantic brides. It’s a beautiful theme whether you want a look that is more informal and free-spirited or formal and feminine. In either case, you can trust that a boho wedding style will lend a vibe that light yet chic and effortless. To help you decide whether this look aligns with your wedding day vision, check out our ultimate boho wedding style guide.
Boho Ceremony Backdrop Ideas
Let’s start with a boho wedding ceremony backdrop! When it comes time to say “I Do”, you want a backdrop that frames you and is photogenic. These stylish designs offer something for every type of bride. Whether you’re a more minimalistic, contemporary or artsy boho bride.
Art installations are a popular choice for wedding backdrops, especially boho themed events. They are an especially beautiful choice for couples who are into the arts or are more creative. Notice that versus a solid color they feature bold and bright prints. Shown below, consider pairing this style of backdrop with fresh florals or other unique decorative elements.
If you want a look that is memorable but simple, fresh florals are the way to go. This beautiful backdrop features a variety of palm leaves and roses, perfect for a warm weather event. This unique design was paired with intricate mismatched rugs for a makeshift alter. Above the guest seating, globe lights are strung for a romantic vibe.
Macrame has been an up and coming trend for boho wedding backdrops that we can’t get over! This pieces are totally unique and lend a romantic look to any event. Often times they are attached to an arbor or directly to a wall, along with florals. The best part of these pieces are that they can be used for decor in your home long after your event is over.
In the event that you prefer a more traditional style for your wedding day, a floral backdrop is simple and stylish. To keep your day unique, consider opting for a uniquely shaped arrangement. Perhaps a halfcircle arrangement on the ground or a design made with greenery that is hung directly on the wall.
Boho Wedding Tablescape Inspiration
Come time sit down for dinner, impress your guests with a memorable boho tablescape design! These designs typically feature rich warm colors, as well as metallics, and fun textures. Think along the lines of rattan and wicker, tulle or cheescloth, and rough rustic elements.
This first tablescape features a beautiful combo of Rust, Ivory, Brown and Blush. It’s a palette that is warm and cozy yet oh so chic. Meanwhile metallic gold details keep the vibe luxe! Our favorite elements? The textured rattan placemats and floral centerpieces featuring flully grass.
Although most boho tablescapes are darker and warm, you can easily pull of a brighter look. Take for example this stunning design, featuring fluffy floral centerpieces, bold earthenware plates, and white wicker placemats. For this color combo, feature Blush, Coral, Marigold, and Rose. To complement the warmer shades in the palette, opt for gold metallics.
If you plan to host your boho wedding in the winter, you might perfer to feature cooler tones on your tablescape. At this tablescape, there is a stunning mix of warm and cold tones. Including Rose, Dusty Blue, Silver and White. Meanwhile touches of brown lend a slightly rustic vibe. Notice how at this tablescape the centerpieces are not florals, so as to complement the season.
A classically boho tablescape, this design is a must for late summer. It stars a mix of dark and moody tones, including purples, reds, and yellows. It also has a combination of both silver and gold metallics, for a beautiful mismatched look. This style is especially popular amongst brides who want a more casual or freespirited design.
Trendy Boho Wedding Dresses
Of course the pièce de résistance is your wedding dress! If you have plans to rock a boho style, you’ll be happy to know that the options are endless. Whether you love the look of sheer details, intricate lace or tassels, theres a boho dress and designer out there for you.
A V-neck frothy ball gown, ‘Stars Align’ by Willow By Watters features custom shooting star embroidery in either silver or gold with seed beads and clear sequins dusted on top. It is available in Misty Violet and Sunbeam, so you can rock a subtle touch of color. This design is a gorgeous choice for a romantic bride who appreciates a celestial vibe.
An elegant choice for your wedding day, ‘Harper’ by Bo and Luca is a beautiful gown cut to flatter every body shape. This plunging piece is cut from swathes of light as a feather, hand-beaded Tulle and the softest Silk Chiffon. An A-line skirt with floor-sweeping hem completes the picture, for a boho bridal look that gives us major ethereal feels.
‘Emery’ by Dana Hare is an illusion of a bohemian two piece outfit. Made of a custom made skirt pattern, puff sleeves and fully hand embroidered with arches and circles, the gown is designed to accentuate the woman’s silhouette. The gown also features a customizable waistline belt, allowing you to personalize your fit. This flowing gown is the perfect look for a bride hosting a warm weather boho affair.
From its plunging neckline to the marquise diamond lace panel at the back, ‘Atlas’ by Rue de Seine fits like a glove. Long, elegant lines of textured openwork lace are placed to sculpt and flatter body contours. A structured bodice lined in stretch silk flares into a sweeping lace train, whispering along the floor as you make your entrance.
Boho Wedding Bouquets
Wedding flowers are just another accessory that should suit your dress and style. Meaning they should complement your wedding palette. Typical with boho wedding flowers, you will notice rich colors and all kinds of textures. We recommend speaking to your florist candidly about plants you do and do not like, as well as sending samples of what you want.
For some brides, rich colors are preferable. In which case you may lean towards a more moody color palette for your bouquet. The design shown below is a stunning mix of reds and whites with greenery for a filler. While there is less filler in this particular arrangement, notice that the blooms featured are textured to make up for the loss.
Bleached wedding flowers have been a huge hit in recent years! They are a simple way to lend texture to you bouquet, which pairs well with a dress that features an intricate design. In this case it was also complemented by subtle blush and rust colored florals, for that classic boho style.
A more traditional design, the bridal bouquet shown below is subtle in terms of color yet oh so striking. It stars white anemones, blush and orange roses, white garden roses, and spray, for a perfectly balanced look. Consider a boho bouquet such as this for an early summer wedding.
If you want to keep your style light and bright, take care to feature a mix of both textured and soft plants in your bouquet. This arrangement, consisting of blush and white, is airy and romantic with textured filler flowers. A bouquet such as this is more preferable if your dress is flowy or ethereal.
Did you find our boho wedding style guide helpful? With inspiration and ideas from the ceremony to the reception, we hope it will help you make a confident decision in regards to your wedding day vision. Be sure to let us know which detail was your favorite in the comments below!