Gay Wedding Ideas: 19 Gorgeous Details That Are Perfect for Same Sex Couples

Looking for gay wedding ideas? We've got 19 inspiring ideas for same sex couples to help dress up your big day


If you’re looking for gay wedding ideas, we have plenty to inspire you, from subtle touches to dramatic details, whether they’re same sex cake toppers or gorgeous gift ideas. Prepare to want everything on this list…

Rainbow Wedding Flowers

Ask your wedding florist for a bouquet of flowers in all different rainbow shades, or go one step further and opt for dyed flowers in a rainbow hue. These are perfect if you’re looking for an alternative buttonhole idea too.

Rainbow coloured wedding ideas

Multi-Coloured Hair Accessory

Wear rainbows in your hair too with this gorgeous floral fascinator from GG’s Pin-Up Couture. This accessory is a cool and quirky way to dress up a simple wedding dress.

Rainbow floral fascinator

Glitter Hair Clip

If you want something a little more low-key when it comes to your wedding hair accessories, what about this pretty, glittery clip, also from GG’s Pin-Up Couture? You can also get it in shoe clip form to jazz up your wedding shoes. If you want more glitter wedding ideas, we’ve got you covered.

Glitter rainbow hair clip

Mrs and Mrs Sign

Looking for a wedding sign to add to your décor? We love this free-standing floral ‘Mrs & Mrs’ sign from Simply Special Boutiq – there are also ‘Mr & Mr’ ones and they come in a glitter finish too, if you don’t fancy florals. We’re a fan of the shabby chic feel – don’t miss our edit of the best shabby chic wedding ideas for even more inspiration.

Wooden mrs and mrs letters

Wedding Post Box

Are you looking for a wedding card box idea? We think this rustic post bag from Hessian and Burlap is perfect – there are a variety of designs to choose from and it’d look right at home at a rustic wedding venue.

Hessian wedding post bag with mr and mr text

Rainbow Striped Straws

If you want to add a subtle hint of pride to your big day, why not dress up your wedding cocktails with these rainbow striped straws, from Pink Biscuits? They’d also look extra cute displayed in jars on your wedding dessert table.

Rainbow patterned paper straws

Happily Ever After Poster

This personalised poster from Crafty Cow Design is gorgeous. It’d make a cute wedding gift, or you could frame it with a large card insert inside the frame, so your guests can all sign it as an unusual wedding guest book idea.

Happily ever after wedding sign

Always & Forever Poster

The heart detailing on this poster from Crafty Cow Design is too pretty to resist. This could also work as a guest book or just as a colourful and personalised part of your wedding décor. We think it makes a gorgeous gift to give to your other half on your wedding day too.

Always and forever sign

Colourful Cake

This alternative wedding cake mixes it up a bit with a brightly coloured centre. Why not go for a simple cake and surprise your guests with a colourful filling? We’ve got plenty of ideas when it comes to how to display your wedding cake so you can make sure it looks totally breath-taking.

Wedding cake with rainbow coloured sponge

Image credit: The Lamb Tavern

DIY Wedding Photo Booth

Getting hands on with some DIY is a great wedding budget hack. You could make your own photo booth with a large piece of card as the backdrop and fix this rainbow wall sticker from Spin Collective to it. Just add props and a camera and you’ve got your own photo booth.

Rainbow wall sticker

Ribbon Backdrop

If you’re not feeling that creative or just want to dress up your décor even more, what about this rainbow ribbon backdrop from Just Add a Dress? It’d look perfect behind your top table in your wedding photographs, or as a backdrop to your sweet buffet.

Rainbow ribbon backdrop

Colourful Wedding Ring

Have you been searching for an unusual wedding ring? This titanium ring from Prism Jewellery Design is made from titanium and features a striking band of rainbow colour down the middle. Find out more about the benefits of titanium by reading our guide to wedding ring metals.

Wedding ring with rainbow detail

Vodka Wedding Sign

This wedding sign from Once Upon A Canvasx is perfect for hanging up by the bar and is a tongue in cheek statement guaranteed to make your guests giggle.

Same sex wedding sign

Rainbow Confetti

Have you checked off wedding confetti from your list? This colourful rainbow confetti from Bubblegum Balloons will brighten up your pictures! Even if your venue doesn’t allow confetti outside, you could sprinkle it across your tables to brighten them up.

Rainbow wedding confetti

Matching Cufflinks

If you want to subtly coordinate your look on your wedding day, start with your suit accessories. We love these cufflinks from Saving Face Jewellery. There are also bride and bride cufflinks which would make the perfect gift for a bride who wants to rock a suit on her wedding day.

Same sex couple wedding cufflinks

Same Sex Wedding Stationery

Get your guests super excited for your wedding with some brightly coloured wedding invitations – this rainbow themed stationery suite from Top Table Design is ideal. If you want to think outside the box when it comes to your wedding stationery, don’t miss our round up of alternative wedding invitation ideas.

Same sex wedding stationery

Chair Decorations

Looking for eye-catching ways to dress up your wedding chairs? These rainbow ribbon chair decorations from Bubblegum Balloons will add a pop of colour and stand out in all your wedding pictures. They’re a fun alternative to chair covers.

Rainbow coloured chair ribbons

Tassel Garland

Tempted by the chair decorations? Coordinate the look with a rainbow-hued tassel garland, also from Bubblegum Balloons. This is a gorgeous piece of wedding décor that you could repurpose at home too.

Rainbow tassels

Book Themed Décor

If you’re tying the knot at a library wedding venue, or you both just love great literature, these cute book sculptures from Boxing Duck Designs are the perfect way to add to the theme.

Same sex wedding decoration

If you’re looking for more ways to add to your wedding, we have 50 ways to personalise your wedding.


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