When you think about wedding decorations, you might begin to imagine the price tag on these. In reality, you don’t have to spend too much money on decor to make your day special and beautiful. For starters, consider these six budget-friendly ways to decorate for your dream wedding.
Make Your Own Flowers
Making your own flowers can be a lot cheaper than splurging on fresh ones. In fact, you can create colorful bouquets, splendid centerpieces, cordial corsages and other beautiful arrangements, Materials you may need include crepe paper, ribbon, wire cutters, scissors, green floral wire, wired floral leaves and green floral tape. Afterwards, give the bouquets to your wedding party as a memorable gift. You can find plenty of free online tutorials for learning how to make your own flowers. corsages and more. Some of the best bouquet options include roses, tulips, calla lilies, lily of the valley and others.
Opt for Vintage
Not only can vintage be cheap, but it doesn’t have to be made perfectly because it’s supposed to look old. You can find vintage items at thrift stores or online. Further, try sprucing up your vintage items. For example, if you find a birdhouse, try painting it. Other vintage decor you may want to include are a dresser, trunk, books or cake topper. In addition to this, you can make paper lanterns, or purchase some locally or online.
Get Creative with Nature
Objects found in nature are right out your back door and, best of all, they’re free. You can paint poetic words on leaves, paint pine cones bright colors or pick some flowers from your garden to make a floral hairpiece. Other ideas to add an element of nature to your big day are to create a nature-inspired centerpiece, adorn the cake with leaf decorations or placing potted plants on top of reception tables. Another benefit of using nature is that you have the opportunity to be eco-friendly, and care about the environment.
Have Your Wedding in the Country
If you’ve ever spent enough time in the country or you live there, you’ve probably noticed nature’s beauty. For example, consider the benefits of having your wedding take place in the countryside. You can incorporate hay bales, rope, twine and other objects into your setting for free if you already have these items. Additionally, guests often love to visit the country because most people don’t see it very often.
Use Your Imagination
You can make your decorations more complex without going over budget. Try getting creative and using your imagination by brainstorming your ideas on a piece of paper. For instance, maybe your favorite childhood movie is Alice in Wonderland. You can make this the theme of your wedding by buying vintage teacups, painting signs with quotes on them and making items inspired by the movie out of paper.
Do it Yourself
Doing something yourself is often cheaper than hiring a professional to do it for you. Plus, you have the opportunity to get involved in your own creative project. You can find inexpensive but stylish items at the dollar store or arts & crafts store. If the items you buy aren’t decorative enough, try sprucing them up. You can use creative ideas to make things more colorful and bright.
Just because you’re on a budget, it doesn’t mean you have to be held back from living life to the fullest. All you have to do is get smarter by using creative ideas to your advantage. It’s important to maintain a positive mindset for your wedding. After all, you deserve to be as happy as can be.