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With Covid-19 outbreak in India, weddings this year have become more about intimate gatherings and celebrating with only near and dear ones. While having a grand wedding does not seem the right option, we know that for now a lot of couples are enjoying their intimate weddings with DIY decoration on point.  

Honestly, a smaller wedding means a more personalised touch to everything and doing more with little space in terms of venue. So while it does look like a challenge to have a breathtaking stage backdrop, we have put together some of our favourite ideas that can turn an intimate wedding into the most talked-about wedding easily. So if you’re looking for decor inspiration for your intimate wedding, then check out these popular stage backdrop ideas and thank us late! 

Trendy Stage Backdrop Ideas 

Colourful Stage Backdrops Adding Life to Intimate Weddings

While the recent time may be tough but that doesn’t mean that a wedding should be enjoyed any less. Therefore, the best stage backdrop ideas in these Corona times that can bring life to the celebration are some of these colourful and floral stage backdrop ideas. Scroll through because we promise they will bring a smile to your face just as they did to ours. 


An exotic Indian garden with a loveseat festooned with flowers and boho chic decor makes for a perfect stage backdrop for intimate at-home weddings.

A boho-chic alternative to staging backdrops with macramé installations & terracotta pots holding assorted flowering plants that create the perfect balance of contemporary and chic for a mehendi function. 

Another colourful stage backdrop combining wicker sheets, highly spiced-tone woven rugs & lively blooms make for a uniquely colourful bridal seating.

Dupatta Drapes Adding Flare to Stage Backdrops

One of our favourite ideas for stage backdrop is the one that involves drapes. Apart from adding colour to any backdrop, it adds a flare that looks breathtaking in the wedding photos. Don’t believe us? Well, here are some of the prettiest dupatta drapes as stage backdrops that you are surely going to consider for your intimate wedding.


One of the top stage backdrop ideas is this lavender draped setting with colourful floral makes for a one-of-a-kind stage backdrop for your intimate wedding.

Victorian theme and lavender drapes with monochrome arbours are sure to complement any backdrop and look quirky yet pretty.

Vintage theme and artificial flowers make this dreamy stage backdrop the perfect pick for an intimate wedding. 

The dupatta decoration with frills and dreamcatchers embroidered on it for stage backdrop makes for the most playful haldi backdrop you could ask for.

Classy peach drapes with fairy lights and chandeliers or flowers decorating the stage backdrop make for a perfect pick for a mandap cum stage backdrop.

Must Read: Top 51 Wedding Stage Decoration Ideas (Grand & Simple)

Breathtaking Marigold Flowers for Stage Backdrop 

Whether you like floral decor or not, marigold undoubtedly remains one of the most loved flowers for decoration at Indian weddings. And while you are the one to make the final call, we’d love for you to check these stage backdrop ideas using marigold before making a pick.


Dainty strings of marigold covering the stage from three sides make for one of the simplest stage decors for intimate weddings. 

A beautiful stage backdrop using strings of marigold hung close to each other as curtain drapes with a few of them hanging from the ceiling make for a colourful stage backdrop for at-home weddings.

PS: You can also add other colourful flowers and fresh green leaves to the stage backdrop decor. 

Beautiful Art Installations as Stage Backdrops for Weddings

While your guest list may have shrunk, your budget need not be. If a fancy and grand wedding is what you have dreamt of all these years, here are some ideas of art installations as stage backdrops that you can still have to make your intimate wedding special. 


A floral carriage as the bride and groom’s stage backdrop makes for a perfect photo opportunity at an intimate wedding setup.

A beautiful grand teepee adorned with wildflowers, boho woven carpets and seatings in warm hues which is both chic and organic for the couples that like out of the box ideas for a stage backdrop.

A perfect little stage backdrop to grace the place are these deep red roses pitched against hanging Mogra, ended with a tad bit-gold and Merlot roses.

Quirky Stage Backdrop Ideas That You Cannot Miss

Looking for hatke and quirky stage backdrop ideas for your small wedding? Check out these adorable decor options that will LIT your wedding decor just like the way you always imagined.


A setup to reminisce about the jungle of lush palms surrounded by the Mughal inspired wooden screen with the soothing combination of traditional Indian curios and contemporary Mexican textiles.

A minimalistic stage backdrop idea under a banyan tree with a few strands of delicate blooms hanging on the top and a chandelier giving it the rustic feels.

Lastly, a beautiful Banyan tree backdrop with minimal elements like candle wall, elegant chandeliers and lots of mogra hangings giving the perfect look and aroma to the stage!


So what do you think of these stage backdrop ideas for your intimate wedding? Tell us in the comments below.

Oh-So-Pretty 17 Stage Backdrop Ideas For Your Gorgeous Intimate Wedding!

by Chinar Ghorawat

Oh-So-Pretty 17 Stage Backdrop Ideas For Your Gorgeous Intimate Wedding!