Key to My Heart! Key Wedding Inspiration
Keys are important in everyday life – you use them every day and if you lose them you know about it! Keys have lots of different symbolic meanings and because of those symbols they're perfect for your wedding.
Keys can mean an opening to a new life or success, they symbolise the love you have for someone when you give them the key to unlock your heart. They have a place deep in history, the ancient Greeks a key as a symbol for knowledge and life while a gold and silver key crossed is a papal emblem to mean the 'keys to the kingdom of heaven'.
With the symbolism that comes with keys they are perfect for a wedding! There are lots of ways to incorporate them, from the simple and classic to quirky and fun. There's just so much scope for décor and super-cute DIY touches when you look to have keys for your wedding inspiration.
You can incorporate keys in every aspect of your wedding day, from your invitations to wedding cake. Using keys as escort cards is one of the most common ways couples use keys at weddings. You could have matching keys laid out in rows with name cards tied with ribbon for a personal feel.
Antique keys are perfect for a vintage wedding, whether you get genuine antiques or replicas. Giving guests keys as a favour is a sweet way for them to remember your day. Even your confetti can incorporate your key theme.
Unlock these adorable wedding ideas, and check out some other key inspired ideas on our Pinterest board!
Photographs (clockwise from bottom left): Wedding centerpiece jars by Monis Mason Creations | Key bottle opener favour by Trees of Lace | Mr and Mrs key cake topper by Morgan The Creator | Vintage heart confetti by Ddeforest | Key boutonniere by Whichgoose | Happy marriage sign by Recipe Box | Key cupcake topper by 1TheCherryOnTop