39 easy wedding decoration ideas

39 easy wedding decoration ideas

If you haven’t already, it’s time to think about wedding decorating ideas. Just as the early bird catches the worm, the wedding couple saves more money for their honeymoon Pina Coladas. So, to help you newlyweds, today we’re talking about decor ideas that will inspire you to do a project or two that can save you money. Have you secretly dreamed of being a florist? Here’s your chance to show off your petal arrangement pieces. Do you still have the handwriting of a fourth grader? Eh, maybe book a calligrapher. So you know what’s possible, we’ve rounded up 39 wedding decorating ideas from industry insiders across the country.

But before we dive in, here are some general tips on decorating your wedding like a pro…

Is it cheaper to do your wedding decor yourself?

When it comes to wedding decor, flowers are one of the biggest expenses. If you are able (and willing) to address these issues, the savings could be significant, perhaps thousands of dollars. Joan Windrum O’Hare, founder and owner of Blooms By The Box in Watchung, New Jersey, suggests ordering flowers in bulk and inviting family and friends (such as your bridal party) to help make the bouquets and buttonholes. “Create small, affordable bouquets with large blooms like hydrangeas, peonies, or soccer mums paired with lush greenery,” she says. “You’ll need fewer stems when using larger flowers. Also, use leafy greenery to make the boutonnieres.

How can I decorate my wedding myself?

In addition to a glue gun (although you’ll definitely need one, too), high-tech DIY tools make decorating your wedding easier than ever. Investing in a single device, such as a cutting machine like the Silhouette Cameo, for example, can make it possible to craft a large number of different DIY projects. Custom cake toppers, bridesmaid shirts, wedding banners, and programs can be made using the same machine.

Plus, taking a class to learn a new DIY skill can make your wedding projects, dare we say, Hazar. Sign up for a flower arranging class, candle making workshop, paper making class, or calligraphy tutorial.

How can I make a cheap wedding look expensive?

Your venue will play a major role in the style of your wedding. And if you choose a venue with built-in décor or attention-grabbing surroundings, you can get an expensive look without spending a fortune to decorate an empty ballroom. Jacqueline Vizcaino, owner of Atlanta-based Tinted Events Design and Planning, recommends choosing an outdoor wedding. “Explore natural spaces instead of traditional halls,” she says. “Look for places like outdoor gardens or outdoor parks where you won’t have to rely on electricity as much. This will reduce your carbon footprint and create a great backdrop for all your photos.”

What are the best decorations to use at a wedding?

“It’s always great to choose decor that can do double duty, or even better, triple duty,” says Jamie Chang, owner and wedding planner at Mango Muse Events in San Francisco. “For example, a small vase of plants or buds can be a decor, favor, or place card,” she says.

For more wedding decorating ideas that require double duty and much more, keep reading…

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