Festive Photo Booth Ideas for Your Wedding Day

posted on 30 April 2014 by The Tie The Knot Team
posted to Wedding DIY, Wedding Tips & Advice

Photo Booth Ideas

Photo booths have become a popular wedding feature over the past while and when you consider the extra element of fun that they bring to the festivities it is easy to see why. When hiring a photo booth you will most likely be supplied with a box of props to go with it, and that’s great, but you might want to think about adding a couple of your own as well.

Even better? Create a box of props that will fit in with the theme of your wedding!

Here are a couple of photo booth ideas to get you inspired:

Chalk Boards & Chalk:
Provide a couple of cute chalk boards and plenty of chalk so that you guests can either write you little messages or just have fun playing around.

Hats & Wigs:
Once you “add wine” to the party there are very few grownups who can resist trying out a good wig. Add a couple of crazy hats and your guests will laugh and play for hours.

Things on Sticks:
You can easily make a couple of props with some paper and sosati sticks. Moustaches cut out of black paper are a firm favourite photo booth prop but you can also do lips, bow ties and glasses if you wish.

Crazy Giant Sunglasses:
Another firm favourite in the photo booth world. These are easy to pick up from any store that sells party goods.

Giant Flowers:
Add a couple of quirky giant plastic flowers for a bit of springtime silliness.

Words on Sticks:
Make little “picket signs” for your photo booth players to hold with words like Love, Joy and Happiness on them.

Vintage Frames:
Folks love sticking their heads behind frames and posing. It’s goofy. It’s fun. Do it!

Hearts:
Yeah, hearts are a little cheesy but weddings are all about love so you can totally get away with it. Giant paper hearts, hearts on sticks, heart-shaped balloons. Hearts are great.

You can pretty much use anything for your magic photo booth prop box. You could even go so far as putting a couple of proper dress-up items in there. At the end of the day, it’s all about having fun and making memories.

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