If you’re an animal-obsessed couple but aren’t sure you want to bring your pet to the wedding, why not theme your celebration around your love for all things furry, ferocious and adorable? Incorporating subtle touches of animal-inspired décor is a great way to personalize your wedding with a fun spin. Look here to see how these real couples pulled it off.
1. Watercolor WildlifeNBARRETT PHOTOGRAPHY
Include illustrations on your event invitations, favors or ceremony programs.
From: A Rustic, Whimsical Wedding at Golden Homestead in Golden, Texas
2. Animal CufflinksCARRIE PATTERSON PHOTOGRAPHY
Show off some personal flair with your cufflinks. This bride surprised her groom with these western-inspired moose head ones.
From: An Upscale Mountain Wedding at the Amangani in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
3. Illustrated Table NumbersCLY BY MATTHEW
Instead of numbers, mark each table with an adorable animal.
From: A Summer Wedding at Rock Island Lake Club in Sparta, New Jersey
4. Cute Cake Toppers
Oh deer! We love this whimsical cake topper.
From: A Crystal Mountain Resort Wedding in Thompsonville, Michigan
5. Destination ElementsShea Christine Photography
A Florida destination wedding isn’t complete without a couple of flamingos.
From: A Beach Destination Wedding at The Caribbean Resort in Islamorada, Florida
6. Ring Bearer PillowThe Photography of Haley Sheffield
This couple’s dog couldn’t make it to the wedding, so they had a custom pillow with a photo of their pup made for their ring bearer to carry down the aisle.
From: A Luxe, Traditional Wedding at Terminal Station in Macon, Georgia
7. Cat Couple
Incorporate a barely-there detail, like this couple did with a teeny-tiny cat cake topper.
8. Nautical NodFlora + Fauna
The only time you should feel crabby on your wedding day is if you’re talking about how much you love these nautical cookies.
From:A Nautical Waterfront Wedding at Osprey Point Inn in Rock Hall, Maryland
9. Unforgettable Experience
Now this is one for the books! If you choose to get married at a zoo, set aside time to utilize the photo opp with the animals and speak with the venue to see if your guests can have access to the experience too.