7 Creative Ways to Use Arrows in Your Wedding Decor

by Rachel Torgerson
Arrow Wedding Details | J. Anne Photography | blog.theknot.com

The arrow is a symbol of direction, purpose and strength, but it can also be a symbol of love (hey, Cupid!). With this history, it's no wonder we're seeing arrows all over wedding decor lately, from quirky typography to literal Cupid's arrows through the wedding cake. Arrows can be casual or glam (see the gilded cake arrow below!), can provide intriguing design elements to your wedding logo, or helpfully point out the direction of your ceremony. Arrows are a great way to show that you and your soon-to-be-spouse are headed in the same direction and are committed. Display this detail on any of your paper goods or monograms, in a quirky centerpiece or even as a sweet boutonniere accessory. Want some arrow inspiration? Take a look at these pictures from our real weddings gallery!

Arrow Wedding Details |Christina Lilly Photography | blog.theknot.com
Arrow Wedding Details | Jennifer Rotz Photography | blog.theknot.com
Arrow Wedding Details | Heather Saunders Photography | blog.theknot.com
Arrow Wedding Details | J. Anne Photography | blog.theknot.com
Arrow Wedding Details | For The Love of Juneau Photography | blog.theknot.com
Arrow Wedding Details | L. Frisch Photography | blog.theknot.com
Arrow Wedding Details |Christina Lilly Photography | blog.theknot.com

From top to bottom:

1. Crossing Arrow Wedding Logo

This couple incorporated arrows into their wedding logo and displayed it on their favor boxes.

Photo: Christina Lilly Photography; From the album: A Rustic Camp Wedding at Baker Camp in Sloatsburg, New York

2. Arrow Boutonniere Accessory

The groom added a sweet golden arrow detail in the wrapping of his boutonniere.

Photo: Jennifer Rotz Photography; From the album: A Striped Styled Shoot at a Private Residence in Hagerstown, Maryland

3. Cupid's Arrow Wedding Cake

A glam, sparkly golden arrow was stuck through the wedding cake at this Valentine's Day themed wedding.

Photo: Heather Saunders Photography; From the album: A Valentine's Day Wedding at The Colony Club in Detroid, Michigan

4. Casual Watercolor Arrow Invitations

Mint and dusty rose arrows with copious feathers marked this couple's casual watercolor invites.

Photo: J. Anne Photography; From the album: A Valley of Fire Nevada State Park Wedding in Overton, Nevada

5. Celebration This Way Arrow

This arrow pointed guests in the direction of the wedding celebration.

Photo: For the Love of Juneau Photography; From the album: An Artistic Outdoor Wedding at Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, Georgia

6. Typography Arrow Wedding Programs

The angular arrow printed on these programs helped people follow the order of events for the day.

Photo: L. Frisch Photography; From the album: A Lumen Private Event Space Wedding in St. Louis, Missouri

7. Map-Themed Arrow Invitation Suite

This couple's map-themed event calendar and arrow motif invitation suite gave guests the itinerary for the entire wedding weekend.

Photo: Christina Lilly Photography; From the album: A Rustic Camp Wedding at Baker Camp in Sloatsburg, New York

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