18 Lucite Wedding Ideas We're Clearly in Love With

From invitations to menus.

lucite sign with couples initials

Photo by Lauren Fair Photography; Planning by Bello & Blue Events

Minimalist couples, this one’s for you. Lucite and acrylic décor have seeped into the wedding world, and it’s making modern weddings better than ever. Reflective, transparent, and stylish, these Lucite wedding ideas instantly add a touch of contemporary chic to any ceremony or reception, regardless of wedding theme or style. Simply pair acrylic wedding ideas with pampas grass to soften things up, gilded accents to make a statement of elegance, or industrial details for an edgy effect. It's as simple as that!

One of the best things about Lucite is its versatility. Lucite makes for a trendy alternative to paper—think invitations to set the tone for your wedding and escort cards to liven up a seating chart display. Just have it etched or emblazoned with scrawling calligraphy for an instant note of romance. Lucite can also liven up a tabletop, thanks to elements like clear place cards and menus to serveware and table numbers.

On a more grandiose level, Lucite also makes for some unique signs or stunning art installations—perfect for a ceremony backdrop. Fill Plexiglass pillars or clear tables with florals and greenery for a 3D effect. We also love Lucite chairs at a ceremony or reception—they simultaneously look mod and glam, while creating a spacious effect thanks to their translucence.

Acrylic wedding décor is best used when it complements rather than upstages the other wedding décor because the true beauty in Lucite is that it can elevate a space without stealing eyes away from the rest of the wedding. With its see-through effect, it subtly blends into its surroundings while still making a striking statement.

Just take a look at these amazing Lucite wedding ideas below to see how it’s done.

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Send Out Lucite Wedding Invitations

Lucite Wedding Invitations

Photo by Our Story Creative

Set the tone for your wedding with Lucite invitations. You can fashion the invite out of Lucite completely, or use it as a backdrop to a paper invitation.

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Hang a Lucite Wedding Welcome Sign

Lucite Wedding Welcome Sign

Photo by Light as Gold

Frame an acrylic wedding sign with pampas grass to put an indie spin on a modern look.

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Use Clear Acrylic Ceremony Chairs

Clear Acrylic Ceremony Chairs

Photo by Nicole Blumberg Photography

Acrylic chairs in a glamorous ceremony setting like San Francisco City Hall can bring a fresh touch to an elegant space. This couple kept the setup minimal with simple floral arrangements along the aisle.

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Use Acrylic Floral Stands

Ceremony floral arrangements

Photo by Kaylea Moreno

Use acrylic stands to flank the area where you say "I do." These arrangements by Ines & Marie were placed atop acrylic stands by the altar and by the ceremony entrance. After the ceremony, you can use the same acrylic installations for your reception!

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Get Married in Front of a Lucite Ceremony Backdrop

Lucite Ceremony Backdrop

Photo by Chelsea Denise Photography

Grids, acrylics, and florals combine for a masterpiece of a ceremony backdrop that’s both edgy and full of whimsy.

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Exchange Vows Under a Lucite Chuppah

Lucite Chuppah

Photo by Lindsay Madden Photography

A Lucite chuppah dripping with lush florals and greenery gave this rooftop ceremony a modern, organic tone.

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Employ Ghost Chairs for the Reception

Ghost Chairs

Photo by Chris and Ruth Photography

Acrylic ghost chairs and pampas grass centerpieces merge indie and modern styles. Complete with ocean views, this Santorini reception is the stuff of dreams.

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Assign Tables With a Lucite Seating Chart

Lucite and Floral Seating Chart

Photo by Terralogical Photography

An elegant way to announce table assignments is via a Lucite seating chart that doubles as a small art installation. This seating chart gets multidimensional with back-to-back Lucite and a lush bed of flowers.

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Fashion Lucite Escort Cards

Lucite Escort Cards

Photo by 2 Brides Photography

Hexagonal Lucite escort cards are a stylish alternative to traditional paper and make for a beautiful display when placed close together.

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Feature a Lucite Guest Box

guest book

Photo by Tony Wodarck

Instead of having a traditional guest book, why not have guests write well wishes and drop cards in an acrylic card box? Make sure to provide paper, envelopes, and pens!

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Hang an Acrylic Wedding Sign

Acrylic Wedding Sign

Photo by Isaiah + Taylor Photography

Eccentric acrylic signage personalizes a sweetheart table while adding a contemporary punch to a wedding wild with tropical flowers, bamboo accents, and whimsical touches.

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Use Lucite Table Numbers

Lucite Table Numbers

Photo by Jaicee Morgan

Circular table numbers are not just pretty, they're also subtle—refusing to distract from the moody ambiance of the table it sits on. If you plan on using Lucite escort cards, Lucite table numbers will match those perfectly.

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Craft Lucite Reception Menus

Lucite Reception Menus

Photo by MLE Pictures

Lucite menus allow perfectly arranged plate ware to shine through. Use the gap between the menu and plates to create a 3D effect with greenery and flowers.

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Use Lucite Plates

Lucite Plates

Photo by Michael and Carina Photography

Lucite plates with gilded rims have a minimalist, sophisticated feel. Top off the look with a blush napkin and matching gilded silverware for a simple statement.

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Announce Your Drink Menu With a Lucite Sheet

Lucite Signature Drink Menu

Photo by Rachel Pearlman Photography

Frame a lucite sheet etched with the night’s liquor choices for a spunky drinks menu that's sure to bring guests up to the bar.

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Mount Your Cake on an Acrylic Stand

wedding cake

Photo by Tews Visual

Highlight your beautifully designed wedding cake by mounting it on top of an acrylic cake stand. This cake, made by A Cake Come True, pops on a box filled with flowers.

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Add Layers of Acrylic Cake Stackers

Acrylic Wedding Cake

 Couresty of A. Elizabeth Cakes

Make your wedding cake even more statuesque with tiers of Lucite stackers in different sizes. For an added romantic touch, fill the insides with flowers to match your confection.

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Finish Your Cake With an Acrylic Topper

Acrylic Wedding Cake Topper

Photo by Cari Courtright

A monogrammed acrylic cake topper complements a contemporary black cake with gilded fondant. Lush ferns and a backdrop of greenery bring a bit of nature to balance out the modern edge.

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