It’s a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception

With limitless design options and a never-ending array of materials to choose from, signs are among the most outright ways to put your personal style on display at your wedding. Whatever you fancy, whether an antiqued wooden arrow, an elegant mirror with a weathered frame, or something altogether unexpected, signs say so much about your personality without actually speaking a word.

It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Daniel Lateulade Wedding Photography (Venue: PGA National Resort)

Another reason we love them? They can flex with your budget: Go DIY if you’re on a tight one, or have a coordinating suite of signs commissioned if you’ve got some cash to spend. We’ve rounded up 10 fun signs in varying styles. Whatever their style, they all send your guests a similar message: Right this way for a really good time!


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Amalie Orrange Photography

A pre-printed sign like this one will fit in anywhere you like, and it’ll look great on your bedroom wall when you get back home. Venue: The Citrus Club (Orlando)


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Vine & Light Photography

The imperfect freehand writing, weathered white frame, and glass give this sign a fun, down-home feel. Venue: Eastern Green (Rosemary Beach)


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Shea Christine Photography

We love the casual and friendly pub-like air this weathered wooden sandwich board exudes. What’ll it be? Venue: The Cooper Estate (Miami)


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Lori Barbely Photography

Pretty hand lettering gives this chalkboard sign a romantic feel, while a frame with plenty of patina adds cozy warmth. Venue: Casa Feliz (Winter Park)


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Lauren Kinsey Photography

A round frame calls to mind vintage cameo portraits and pendants, giving this sign an air of old-time elegance. Venue: Eastern Green (Rosemary Beach)


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by La Dolce Vita Studio

What prop could be more appropriate for a rustic wedding than a washboard all dressed up with yellow and topped with a raffia bow? Venue: The White Room (St. Augustine)


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Lauren Peele Photography

A pretty crest and a spray of shabby-chic blooms and greens up the fancy factor of an otherwise minimalist (but pretty) sign. Venue: Bowing Oaks Plantation (Jacksonville)


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by KT Merry Photography

The perfect pick for travel buffs, a sign with arrows pointing every which way is reminiscent of a remote, tropical beach. Venue: Private home


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Maria Glassford Photography

With a bold black-and-white sign to guide them, guests will never get lost on their search for Champagne. Venue: South Seas Island Resort (Captiva Island)


It's a Sign: 10 Pretty Boards to Add to Your Reception | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Graham Terhune Photography

Surrounded by delicate stamped tiles and with a chic mirror as a backdrop, this sign is a bona fide work of art. Venue: The Addison (Boca Raton)

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