5 Creative Chalkboard Wedding Ideas

Chalkboard elements are an easy and fun way to add unique rustic decor to your wedding. We’ve been crushing on the chalkboard trend for awhile now, it’s such an artsy and simple way for your wedding to stand out from the crowd (think about it, no two chalkboard designs are identical!) Whether you’re hosting a Black and White Wedding or looking for some budget-friendly and creative DIY Wedding Ideas, sprinkling in a few chalkboard elements into your big day will make it that much more memorable. Read on to see our favorite Chalkboard Wedding Ideas!

1. Chalkboard Wedding Cake

Nothing says one-of-a-kind like better than a chalkboard wedding cake. Clever and inventive this handcrafted cake adds a certain level of elegance and charm to your wedding that will keep your guests wondering, “How did they do that!?”

Chalkboard Wedding Cake

Chalkboard Wedding Cake

2. Chalkboard Wedding Invitations & Stationery

Chalkboard-inspired stationery is a great way to add those crafty and stylish elements that you crave without breaking the bank. Not only is it a mess-free guarantee option (no chalk dust all over the place!) it’s also a completely customizable and innovative way to personalize your wedding. Create a cohesive look amongst all your stationery with chalkboard Save-the-Dates, Table Numbers, Seating Cards, Menus, Favor Tags, and more!

Margo Chalkboard Wedding Stationery Suite

Margo Chalkboard Wedding Stationery Suite

3. Chalkboard Wedding Backdrop

Photo booths are a wedding reception favorite that gives your guests (and yourself!) the go-ahead to get a little goofy and create some great photo memories! Adding a chalkboard backdrop to the booth is a great way to create a personal touch; draw your name, wedding date, quotes, and more to capture a look (and photo) your guests will never forget.

Chalkboard Photo Booth Backdrop

Chalkboard Photo Booth Backdrop

4. Chalkboard Wedding Place Settings

Instead of using standard placemats or chargers, add a little rustic flair to your place settings with some chalkboard place mats. Writing your guest’s name right onto the mat is a great budget-friendly way to mark his or her seat. Have a couple of kids at your wedding? Add a cup of chalk at the table and let them draw on their mats!

Chalkboard Place Setting

Chalkboard Place Setting

5. Chalkboard Signs

Chalkboard signs are a great way to give information to your guests without breaking the bank. Welcome signs, seating charts, dinner menu, and a list of yummy cocktails at the bar, the options for chalkboard signs is truly limitless. The best part? You don’t have to worry about messing up! Unlike printed material your chalk isn’t permanent, so if you make an error one swish of the eraser and you’re good as new!

Chalkboard Welcome Sign

Chalkboard Welcome Sign

Photos (top to bottom): Cake by Artisan Cake Company; Photographed by Hazelwood Photo, Backdrop Photographed by Aimee McAuley Photography, Place Setting Photographed by Birds of a Feather, Chalkboard Sign via Ruffled

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