School Themed Wedding Ideas for Teachers and Class Sweethearts

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    Back to School Wedding Ideas

    In honor of the Autumn leaves turning and the beginning of a new school year, check out these too-cool-for-school themed wedding ideas to inspire your big day! These school-themed wedding details would be perfect for a couple who met in school or a pair of school teachers who are tying the knot! 

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    School-Themed Wedding Invitations

    school-themed wedding invitation that looks like a report card
    Minted - School Themed Wedding Invitation. Minted

    Looking for a way to set the tone for your school-themed wedding? Start out with the typical first impression by incorporating your theme in your paper goods! Choose a school-inspired save-the-date or wedding invitation to inform your guests of your big day. 


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    Notebook Paper Wedding Favor Tag

    notebook paper wedding favor tags
    Notebook Paper Wedding Favor Tags. Smiling Tag on Etsy

    Looking for a way to tie the school theme into your wedding favors? You could attach these cute notebook paper wedding favor tags!


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    Wedding Chalkboards

    couple in front of a chalkboard
    Chalkboard School Themed Weddings. Paper Antler via Bridal Musings

    The centerpiece of a classroom is obviously the chalkboard. You can weave chalkboard products and elements into various aspects of your day to carry out your theme. 

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    School-Themed Save the Dates

    yearbook-themed wedding invitation
    Minted School Yearbook Wedding Invitations. Minted

    Another design that is reminiscent of school days is this scrapbooked style childhood yearbook photo wedding invitation. Check out these minted yearbook style wedding invitations.

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    School-Themed Wedding Details

    apples on a desk and chalkboard-themed table
    School-themed wedding details. Martha Stewart Weddings

    To come up with decor ideas for your school-themed wedding, consider all the traditional symbols of school or the typical icons that remind you of that time in your life. Crisp red apples, cute vintage chairs and desks, chalkboard details, sharpened Number 2 pencils and more could all make really cute wedding decor. 

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    School-Themed Wedding Decor

    A to Z bookends
    A to Z bookends. Rock N' Roll Bride

    Another way you can tie in a school theme to your big day is to use books as decor, like this stack of classics surrounded by A and Z book ends. 

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    School-Themed Wedding Paper Goods

    folded notes wedding invitations
    Origami Heart Wedding Invitation from Minted. Minted

    These origami heart wedding invitations from Minted are another great option for a school themed wedding. What reminds you more of childhood and young love than folding up love notes and passing them in the halls? These invites bring back that symbol of young love in such a cool way.


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    School Library Card Wedding Invitation

    library card wedding invitation
    Minted School Library Card Wedding Invitation. Minted

    Are you and your future spouse bookworms who love to read? This library card wedding invitation fits perfectly into a school days theme for your wedding day. 


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    School Pencil Wedding Favors

    school pencils as wedding favors
    School Pencils Wedding Favors. Frosted Petticoat

    If you're on the hunt for a unique and inexpensive wedding favor, these custom imprinted pencils will do just the trick! You can order custom imprinted pencils in bulk from many websites online. Have them engraved with your names and wedding date for a personal touch. Tie them with a ribbon and add a favor tag for extra flair. 

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    School Bus Wedding Transportation

    wedding party in school bus
    School Bus Wedding Transportation. Worthington Photography

    You could even tie in the school days theme like this couple who hired a school bus to use as transportation between their wedding ceremony and reception. A creative and inexpensive way to usher your guests between venues. 

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    Kraft Covered Text Books as Decor

    Kraft Covered Books
    Kraft Covered Books. Brit+ CO

    Remember how you used to cover all your textbooks to keep them protected from damage? Wrap some old books in kraft paper and write love messages along the spine for an inexpensive and unique decor idea. 

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    Globes as Wedding Decor

    globes. (George Diebold/Getty Images)

    Seemingly every classroom in existence has a globe somewhere in it, so why not incorporate them into your big day as wedding decor? You could place a globe on a vintage desk and use it as a guest book for your loved ones to sign. 

    A back to school theme is a wonderful choice because you'll be sure to have plenty of inspiration to draw from your days in school.