Weddings on a Budget

Weddings on a Budget

During periods of austerity or financially hard times, you can still provide a beautiful display on the wedding tables at your wedding reception. Whether that be indoors or outside, glamorous or rustic, sophisticated or simple.

If money is no object, or you're trying consciously not to 'break the bank', you can be as elaborate or as uncomplicated as you like. If you choose an elegant and grand style to match your venue, or a much more modest and no-frills style in perhaps an un-fancy venue, we have something to cater to everyone. All of the products and ideas in this blog can be purchased via our online store. 

Budget-Friendly Ideas for DIY Wedding Decorations

Planning a wedding on a budget can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be. With the right DIY wedding decorations, you can create a beautiful and unique atmosphere for your special day without breaking the bank. Here are some budget-friendly ideas for DIY wedding decorations that will make your big day even more memorable.

If you are planning a wedding, then you know that creating the perfect venue is essential to making your special day memorable. From chairs and tables to decorations and lighting, there are many items that need to be taken into consideration when creating a stunning wedding venue. Here are five essential items that you should consider when planning your wedding venue: chairs, tables, decorations, lighting, and catering. With these five items in place, you can create a beautiful and memorable wedding venue for your special day.

  • For low-cost table decoration, glass fish bowl vases can be filled with gems, ice crystals or diamantes to create unique table decorations. They can sit on glass mirror plates to add the wow factor to your table. Scatter crystals can be purchased in large bags of 5000 and scattered around your glass fish bowls. 
  • Keep the costs of decorating the chairs down buy purchasing a large roll of 40cm wide organza, which can be cut to length to make your own large chair bows. Organza rolls are available in ribbon form, and in fabric form in both wide and narrow lengths. 
  • DIY Wedding Buttonholes can be easily made from using a few simple materials. You'll need some stem tape, pot tape, a fern such as "flocked asparagus" (available in our artificial category), and some jute twine. You'll also need a single flower such as a rose or carnation.
  • There's the ancient Celtic tradition that has become very popular in religious and secular ceremonies called Hand-fasting. Where plaited ribbon (or braid or cord) is ceremonially wrapped around the couple's hands as part of the ceremony. It symbolises a lifelong union. These could be bought ready-made or made by you with the help of family and friends. So if you're already a fan of crafting or just want to give it a go for the first time, you can make eye-catching ties using satin ribbon in your wedding theme colours. 

To keep the costs low you can decorate your own wedding car using the kits available on our website, which consists of large bows and a length of ribbon. They're easy to fit and include installation instructions.