Basic Types Of Props Used In Weddings

Props are one of the most important elements in a wedding decoration. There are 4 major types of props used in wedding decor.

  1. Hanging
  2. Standing
  3. Lighting
  4. Floral

These four types of props will be found in every type of wedding theme around the world.

Here are few examples of each prop with images:

1. Hanging Props

Hanging props are the object with a string attached to it that can help it dangle.

Image/Object Description

In this image, the glass jar attached with ropes and carrying a candle inside it, is a Hanging Prop

Usage:

  • Rustic theme
  • Vintage theme
  • Bohemian theme
  • Garden theme
  • Fairytale theme

Image/Object Description

The glass ball attached with strings and carrying a flower inside it, is a Hanging Prop.

Usage:

  • Vintage theme
  • Bohemian theme
  • Garden theme
  • Fairytale theme
  • Minimalist theme
  • Floral theme
  • Moroccan theme
  • Beach theme
  • Fall theme
  • Pastel theme

2. Standing props

Standing props are the objects having an absolute structure of their own and don’t require and string or support of any other equipment.

Image/Object Description

The golden colored metallic structure decorated with flowers, is a Standing Prop.

Usage:

This is a multipurpose object that can be used in any theme. Few examples are

  • Garden theme
  • Fairytale theme
  • Minimalist theme
  • Floral theme
  • Beach theme, etc

Image/Object Description

The white-golden wings in this image are a Standing Prop.

Usage:

This prop can used in Photo booths and the ideal theme of this would be Fairytale theme.

3. Lighting props

Lighting props, as the name suggests, are used for lighting purposes. it can be of various nature, like hanging, standing, floating etc.

Image/Object Description

The golden metallic frame carrying a chandelier like object is a Lighting Prop.

Usage:

  • Bollywood theme
  • Traditional theme
  • Modern theme
  • Ballroom theme
  • Night weddings, etc.

Image/Object Description

The hanging light bulbs in the picture, is a Lighting Prop.

Usage:

  • Vintage theme
  • Bohemian theme
  • Garden theme
  • Fairytale theme
  • Minimalist theme
  • Rustic theme

4. Floral props

A Floral prop is a perfect combination of flowers/plants and any other object. floral props require the support of any other standing/hanging object to complete itself.

Image/Object Description

This flower covered swing attached with chains, is a Floral Prop.

Usage:

  • Spring theme
  • Bohemian theme
  • Garden theme
  • Fairytale theme
  • Floral theme
  • Beach theme
  • Traditional functions
  • Pastel theme

Image/Object Description

The ball like structures covered with flowers, are a Floral Prop.

Usage:

  • Spring theme
  • Bohemian theme
  • Garden theme
  • Summer theme
  • Floral theme
  • Traditional them, etc.

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