Use This Wedding Décor Checklist to Help You Nail Every Detail

March 2, 2017 | nicole

photo by Amy Fanton Photography

Designing your wedding can feel a little overwhelming, especially when your venue is a blank slate. We’ve been thinking about all of the different décor elements that can go into your wedding day — so many options! — and realized a checklist was in order to help you nail every detail. This wedding décor checklist has everything your day might need, but nothing here is mandatory! Check off what you like and leave blank what doesn’t fit your day.

photo by Peyton Rainey Photography and Chelsea Denise Photography

Ceremony Décor

Welcome Sign

Seating or Ceremony Instructions Sign

Program Display

Order of Events Sign

Aisle Markers

Aisle Runner

Ceremony Arch

Ceremony Backdrop

Vow Books

Ceremony Materials Table



photo by Plum & Oak Photo

Dinner Table Décor


Table Garland

Table Runner

Table Numbers

Escort Cards


Place mats


Salad Plate

Dinner Plate



Water Glass

Wine Glass

Chairback Décor



photo by Vic Bonvicini Photography

Reception Décor

Guest Book Table + Décor Vignette

Guest Book + Sign

Gift Table + Décor Vignette

Cards Receptacle + Sign

Menu Sign

Escort Card Display

Dessert Table + Décor Vignette

Cake Stand + Topper

Dessert Displays

Dessert Table Backdrop

Bar or Drink Station Display

Bar Menu or Signature Cocktail List

Reception Lighting

Overhead Décor

Wedding Favor Display

Photo Booth Backdrop + Props

Lounge Seating + Side Tables

Cute Quote Signs


To keep this wedding décor checklist handy, pin the image below!

If you need more help in crafting the wedding of your dreams, check out our list of planner & designer recommendations.

Looking for more checklists to prepare for your big day? Our wedding planning checklist is perfect for you!

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  1. searching for back drop decorations

  2. Fantastic Photos!

  3. This is wonderful advise for brides! It makes everything so simple!

  4. That triangle arch with the oriental rug up the stairs – heart eyes for days.

  5. A great and handy tool and in my opinion a must have for every bride and groom

  6. Excellent wedding decor checklist. This is useful advice. You can decorate your Dinner table using these tips.

  7. Do you have a printable version of the Wedding Decor checklist? My daughter’s wedding is coming up in September and it would be very helpful to have. Thank you for your wonderful ideas.

  8. Incredible wedding style agenda. This is helpful guidance. You can brighten your Dinner table utilizing these tips.

  9. Amazing Photos! Love them!

  10. Amazingly helpful!!!

  11. Thanks so much for this!!! I am getting married this summer and this helps me to plan. :-)

  12. Implausible photos collection. It gives some ideas on wedding decor.

  13. Definitely pinning this for later!

  14. Thank you so much for sharing this post with us, It’s great :)

  15. Great article. I was planning to make a checklist for my daughter’s wedding and you helped me a lot by sharing this article. So thanks

  16. Awesome article, very helpful checklist to ease the chaos that goes with planning a wedding

  17. Exactly what I needed to get organized – THANK YOU!

  18. Helping my best friend with her wedding wish I saw this with my wedding. This helps alot thank you

  19. Excellent wedding decor checklist. Reception Decor list is very fantastic and I liked it very much .Thanks for Sharing the List .

  20. Perfect wedding decor checklist.

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