It’s no surprise that we love the look of greenery at weddings—all-greenery bridal bouquets, greenery ceremony backdrops, fresh garlands lining the reception tables, just to name a few favorite décor ideas.
Our newest greenery obsession? Boxwood-hedge walls. They’re a creative way to bring the look of nature and the outdoors into your wedding decor—the vibrant greenery is reminiscent of a secret garden with high walls, and the dense, leafy look is the perfect blank canvas for other decorations, like fresh flowers or personalized signage. Use a pair of boxwood hedges to form a lush-green ceremony backdrop or incorporate them into your escort-card display.
Want more fresh, greenery ideas? Keep reading for our favorite ways to feature boxwood hedges and walls in your wedding celebration.
Build anticipation and create a sense of drama as guests arrive by lining the path to the wedding site with lush-green boxwood walls. Decorate them with framed photographs of yourselves, fresh flowers, or even a quote to welcome guests and get them excited to celebrate (this one reads “no admittance except on party business”—love!)
A pair of boxwood hedges served as the ceremony backdrop and focal point amid the rooftop venue’s 360-degree views. The couple’s initials were fashioned from fresh pink and white flowers; the greenery walls were flanked by pedestal vases filled with pomanders of hydrangeas and roses. Later, the rooftop was flipped for the dinner reception and the boxwood walls became a backdrop for the wedding cake.
Hosting a tented reception? Bring the outdoors inside with a large greenery wall installed on one end of the tent. You could position it behind your sweetheart table or the head table; it’s also makes a great backdrop for the toasts—invite speech-givers to stand in front of the wall as they offer their toasts (the photos are guaranteed to be fabulous!).
Following the ceremony, guests made their way to the cocktail bar, which was fashioned from a boxwood hedge that was decorated with blue-and-white porcelain lamps and a framed sign listing the drink offerings.
Escort Card Display
Acrylic seating charts are very chic—perfect if you’re into a more minimal look. Have the names calligraphed onto vertical acrylic panels and hang then from a freestanding boxwood wall to ensure the names stand out.
Photo Booth Backdrop
We love this clever spin on the wedding photo booth. Have your guests post in front of a boxwood wall decorated with flowers and the newlyweds’ names laser-cut from wood.