Wedding Signage Ideas

Wedding signage outside of Upwaltham Barns

One wedding trend that we’ve been seeing more and more of recently is wedding signage. Lots of couples are including wedding signs in their plans and we love this idea. Not only do the signs help guests by giving them information or simply by pointing them in the right direction but they’re also fabulous decorations in their own right, especially for summer weddings. If you’d like to know more about wedding signage or pick up some fab wedding ideas for your own wedding, then read on…

Ideas for wedding signs

Chalkboard signs are wonderful for country weddings. They’re incredibly adaptable and you can include any information on them that you like (see below for some great ideas!). Chalkboard signs are also a great wedding DIY if you’d like to craft some signage yourself. Obviously, chalk sticks are easy to use but if you’d like a more precise finish, chalk pens are a great idea. Whether you handwrite your sign yourself or use a template to get a professional look, just make sure that the lettering is big enough to read!

Chalkboard order of the day signs are great for weddings at Upwaltham Barns in Sussex

We also see a lot of wooden signage at Upwaltham Barns and these are great for rustic themed weddings. Old wooden pallets can be given a new lease of life with some paint and these are then easy to place in the courtyard for everyone to see. If you’d prefer a unique look, old desktops, doors or any sizeable piece of wood will make a great sign. We adore seeing these covered in modern calligraphy and dressed with flowers and foliage – perfect for a summer wedding.

For a rustic wedding at Upwaltham Barns use wooden wedding signs

Signpost style signs always make us smile too and we’ve seen some great wedding ideas we’d love to share with you. Wooden arrows attached to a stake post quite literally point guests to where they need to be and you can create anything you like to work with your wedding theme. We know that lots of these signs decorate our couples’ gardens after their wedding days too!

Guide your guests around this Sussex wedding venue using directional wedding signs – wedding ideas

Ways to use signage at your wedding

We love seeing wedding signs used throughout the venue and if you’ve got lots of information to impart, you might find signs to be very useful indeed! Here are a few suggestions for signs that we know work really well:

  • Directional signs – when guests arrive at Upwaltham Barns, directional signs can really help them feel at home. Let your signs direct them to your ceremony, the Moroccan snug, the South Barn or the Stable Bar. If you’re setting up a photobooth or anything similar, a sign can also remind people to get involved.

Signpost wedding signs are great for this country wedding venue in Sussex

Brides often use rustic wedding signs for guide guests at Upwaltham Barns – wedding ideas

  • Welcome signs – welcome your guests with a personalised sign that gives your names, your wedding date and even a favourite quote or two. These can really set the tone for your day from the outset. You can even attach these to props such as garden forks or vintage bicycles!

Welcome signs are a great way to welcome your guests to your wedding at Upwaltham Barns

A vintage white wash welcome sign greets wedding guests as they arrive at Upwaltham Barns

  • Order of the day signs – there’s always a lot going on at weddings so why not set out the order of the day on an unmissable sign? Give the timings of your ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast, first dance, evening food and last dance so everyone is in the right place at the right time.

Personalise your order of the day signs to make this exclusive use wedding venue in Sussex your own

  • Mini signs – remember that wedding signage doesn’t have to be huge to be useful! Mini signs can be just as fantastic as large ones and they work really well if you want to give details of the drinks options or buffet menus. Prop them up where they’ll be seen and these signs will be super useful without taking over.
  • Instructions to guests – you will want your nearest and dearest to sign the guest book or use the photobooth but sometimes, guests appreciate a little guidance. Small signs here can be really helpful and they will reassure guests that they’re doing the right thing!

Guide your guests around Upwaltham Barns wedding venue in Sussex with signposts – wedding ideas

  • ‘Please take me’ – if you’ve set up a display of wedding favours, blankets for guests or similar, let guests know that it’s ok to take one!

A quirky wedding sign invites guests to use a blanket in the Morrocan Snug at Upwaltham Barns

  • Quotes – whether you want to display quotes that fit with your wedding theme or just a few humorous lines to make your guests laugh, signs with quotes can really bring your wedding to life.

A quote within a vintage frame adds personality to weddings at Upwaltham Barns wedding venue in Sussex

Use a wooden hashtag sign to encourage wedding guests to share wedding photos from your wedding at Upwaltham Barns

For more wedding ideas, please allow us to point you in the direction of our gallery and Instagram feed!


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