When your wedding day approaches, you will want to make sure that everything is going to be perfect! This includes everything from the wedding cake, what to know before trying on wedding dresses, and last but not the least decorations! Since weddings are usually expensive, you may think about creating some DIY wedding decorations! There is a whole variety of ideas on what sort of ornaments you can spruce up your venue with. We have gathered 40 cheap wedding decoration ideas, for you to look through and find inspiration amongst!
1. Hanging Glass Terrariums – Stylish and Elegant
If you have any tall decorations at your wedding venue, how about hanging glass terrariums off them? This will help in perking up your wedding décor and creating a whimsical environment. Place flower petals in the terrariums as well as flameless candles!
2. Decorate Your Chairs – DIY Wedding Decorations
Make certain that the chairs look absolutely gorgeous as well! A simple idea is to drape some fabric around each chair or use a spandex chair covers. You should try using fabric which channels the whole theme and dominant colour of your wedding. Then simply attach a few flowers to each chair as well, and you’re all set to go!
3. A Photo Booth Frame – For Any Pictures
If your guests want to take any photos at your wedding, in order to remember your big day, make sure to create a photo booth! You can actually create one, just by cutting out a frame from cardboard and decorating it. Write up the names of you and your spouse on the cardboard. Any of your guests can hold up this frame to take a fabulous picture!
4. Romantic Roses – Cheap Wedding Decoration Ideas
Are you in search of ideas on how to decorate a staircase of your wedding venue? An easy and simple idea is to simply place bouquets of roses on both sides of the stairs. You can allow them to hang down for a whimsical ambience!
5. Mason Jar Projects – For the Wedding Aisle
Walking down the aisle isn’t something you’ll ever forget! So, make sure you decorate your wedding aisle with some stunning ornaments as well! Grab an abundance of mason jars and place a few flowers in each one. Then attach the jars to both sides of the aisle. This is not only a beautiful idea, but it is inexpensive as well!
6. Gorgeous Lanterns – DIY Wedding Decorations
Include some beautiful ornaments on each table at your wedding venue! Maybe you are in search of something small and cheap to place in the middle of each table. How about lanterns with candles inside of them? Then simply attach flowers to each lantern, to uplift their look!
7. Cocktail Table Ideas – Refined and Dreamy
Do you have any cocktail tables at your wedding? If so, make sure to decorate them with refinement! Drape a large piece of fabric over each one, then tie a bow or ribbon around the foot of the table. It’s easy and effortless!
8. Fairy Lights – Magical and Whimsical
Make sure that when evening and night arrive, that your wedding venue will be beautifully illuminated! You can accomplish this by hanging fairy lights everywhere! Naturally, don’t forget to place candles on each table as well for an even more fantastic glow!
9. Floating Fabric Balls – Romantic Wedding Decoration Ideas
We all know that it can be difficult finding something easy to make as ornaments for your wedding! So, check out this idea for inspiration! Create giant pompoms out of tulle material! You can hang them from the ceiling from your venue, or if you are going to be out in nature, you can hang them from the branch of a tree.
10. Elegant Vases – Trying Something Unique
Bring a unique vibe to your wedding, simply by changing up the décor! This might mean that you use different sorts of vases for each table at the wedding. Place flowers in each vase for an amazing look.
11. Foam Flower Balls – Adorable and Cute
Here is a cute craft to try out for your wedding! Use foam balls as the base of the ornaments. Stick cut-out paper flowers into the foam with the help of sewing pins! Make sure you cover the foam balls completely with flowers, creating some spectacular floral ball ornaments! You can use these as decorations on tables!
12. Floating Flowers – DIY Wedding Decorations
Create glass bowls filled with floating flowers for wedding table centrepieces. Cut off the stems of flowers, leave only short pieces attached to the flowers. Wrap these parts with bubble wrap and then place them in water-filled bowls. The flowers should float on top in a gorgeous manner!
13. Recycling Lightbulbs – Substitutes for Vases
How about recycling some of your everyday items, which you don’t use anymore? For example, you may have some lightbulbs lying around, which you haven’t thrown out yet. Use them as a substitute for vases, placing some flowers in each one. Then wrap some yarn around the neck of each lightbulb, allowing you to hang them from anywhere at your wedding venue!
14. Champagne Served with Style – Wraps of Wires
Now here is a stunning idea on how to serve your guests glasses of champagne or wine! Wrap small copper wires around tree branches, creating small circular holders. You will be able to place glasses in each small circle. Your guests will be able to serve themselves by taking out a glass!
15. Large Curtains – Romantic Wedding Decoration Ideas
Perhaps you are in search of a fabulous backdrop for your wedding. If you are holding your wedding party indoors, why not use giant curtains to decorate one of the sides of the room? Huge drapes will definitely create a vintage and elegant setting!
16. A Spring Wedding – Fresh and Youthful
Are you going to host your wedding in the spring? Then make sure that the ornaments reflect the season! Fantastic examples include using water cans as alternatives to vases, or if you need a sign pointing guests toward your wedding venue stick a spade in the ground and attach a wooden board to it that says “wedding.” This will help bring a spring essence to your wedding!
17. Lovely in Lace – Cocktail Table Ideas
We have already mentioned decorating cocktail tables! Here is another gorgeous way of going about it! Use lace to drape over your tables instead of simple fabric. Lace will take your tables to the next level!
18. Modern Wreaths – DIY Wedding Decorations
Why not use contemporary wreaths as table centrepieces at your wedding? You can use simple metal rings for the bases of the wreaths. Surround the wreaths with flowers and vines to create an incredible look! You can even hang some small candleholders with candles inside of them from the wreaths.
19. Flowers in Sand – Lovely and Cute
Get creative with your flora ideas for your wedding! Here is a relatively cheap and simple way of putting together an amazing ornament for tables. Fill candle holders with sand or gravel. Before placing a flower in, cut off half of it’s stem and place the other half in a floral water tube. Dig a hole in the sand, to place the tube inside of the sand. This will leave the top of the flower peeping out above the sand.
20. Purple Chair Wraps – Cheap Wedding Decoration Ideas
What colour is going to be dominant at your wedding? No matter what it is, make sure you use it in some form for all the decorations! For example, if you have decided on a purple theme, then make sure to also decorate the chairs at the venue, by wrapping some purple fabric around them.
21. A Floral Rug – Pretty with Petals
Are you still in search of ideas on how to decorate your wedding aisle? Why not scatter an abundance of flower petals all over the aisle? This will create a carpet of beauty on which the bride will walk to the altar!
22. Lanterns and Lights – Romantic Wedding Decoration Ideas
One thing you will have to think about when decorating your wedding venue is to make sure you have enough lighting! After all, when evening and night arrives, you will want to create a warm glow at your party. Why not hang an array of lanterns and fairy lights above the tables, for a magical atmosphere?
23. Hundreds of Hearts – Perfect for a Wedding
Check out this cheap decoration idea for weddings! Cut out hundreds of paper hearts and glue them onto thin paper sticks. You can then push the sticks into the ground. For example, if you have a pathway at your wedding venue, you can stick the hearts on both sides of it. This is a simple way of decorating, not to mention cheap as well!
24. Paper Crafts – DIY Wedding Decorations
Why not create your wedding decorations? There are so many creative and unique ornaments you can make out of paper! Just take a look at these paper ball ornaments, which you would be able to hang from anywhere for a stunning look!
25. Wedding Wreath – For a Front Door
Make certain that anyone going to your wedding finds the right place! You can achieve this by attaching a wreath to the front door of the venue! Decorate the wreath itself with a white veil and white roses!
26. For a Natural Essence – Cheap Wedding Decoration Ideas
Perhaps you are going to be holding your wedding or the reception in a garden or a park. If so, take a quick glance at this idea! Hang bottles fill with flowers from the branches of trees. While simple, this will be a stunning way of bringing simple elegance to your wedding!
27. Floating Clouds – Dreamlike and Innovative
On your wedding day, you might feel as if you were high above the clouds! Bring a theme of the sky and clouds to your wedding and create clouds of your own! You will need paper lanterns, acting as the bases of the clouds. Then using a glue gun stick cotton wool onto the lanterns. Hang these from the ceiling of your venue for a whimsical ambience.
28. Baby’s Breath – In Birdcages
Maybe you are in search of vintage ornaments for a vintage wedding! Why not fill rustic-styled birdcages with baby’s breath for a fabulous look? You can use these floral birdcages as table centrepieces or you can hang them from the venue’s ceiling!
29. Brilliant Curtains – For a Beautiful Backdrop
Put together a backdrop at your wedding venue with the help of a few curtains! You can fold them over each other, weaving the curtains to create a mesmerising sight.
30. Terrific Terrariums – DIY Wedding Decorations
We have already mentioned using glass terrariums as decorations at your wedding! After all, they bring stylish refinement with themselves. You can place flameless candles inside the terrariums before hanging them from various parts of your venue.
31. Life Before Marriage – An Array of Memories
Create a wall of memories for your guests to look at! Use a collection of old photos, showing your guests your lives before getting married! This will be a great way of showing everyone at your wedding a snippet of your lives before the big day.
32. Fantastic Fairy Lights – DIY Wedding Decorations
Why not put together a backdrop for your wedding, using sheer curtains and hanging fairy lights behind them? This is actually quite simple to put together even by yourself! Not to mention, you will have created a dreamy place for your guests to take photos!
33. A Burlap Bow – Delicate and Subtle
Remember that you don’t need over the top or extravagant decorations for your wedding! Sometimes less is more! If you are trying to channel a rustic vibe to your wedding, why not use burlap bows to place on the chairs of your venue? You can perk them up with a bit of lace!
34. DIY Wedding Signs – Cheap Wedding Decoration Ideas
Create some wedding signs as ornaments at your wedding! Write up the most important dates of your relationship on wooden panels, including the day you met, the day you started dating, the day you got engaged and date of the wedding. This will serve as a timeline of your relationship!
35. Dazzling Wedding Arches – Romantic Wedding Decoration Ideas
Here is another gorgeous way of decorating the aisle. Place arches all along down the wedding aisle. You can decorate them with an abundance of white flowers. These wedding arches will provide a romantic setting!
36. Pink and White Carnations – Floral Backdrop
Using flowers as decor at a wedding is a traditional concept! But take your floral decorations to the next level! Gather an array of pink and white carnations and attach them to strings, allowing them to hang down. These garlands of carnations will create a stunning backdrop!
37. A Stylish Chandelier – Cheap Wedding Decoration Ideas
How about making a chandelier for your wedding out of a hula hoop? Firstly, you will have to wrap a layer of plain fabric around your hoop. Then you will also have the encircle the whole hoop with a string of fairy lights. Hang this DIY chandelier from the ceiling of your venue for a beautiful ambience.
38. Name Tags – On the Chairs
Instead of using place cards at your wedding, use chair tags! This will help your guests in finding their seats a lot more quickly! Attach tags or thin wooden boards to each chair in the venue, stating who will be sitting there. Naturally, you can paint the tags to give them a decorative look that matches the rest of the setting!
39. Roses and Drapes – DIY Wedding Decorations
Still in search of amazing backdrops for your wedding? How about you incorporate some drapes on which you sew fabric roses? The roses will add that romantic element to this backdrop, which is perfect for a wedding!
40. Beads and Lanterns – Stunning and Splendid
Use small trees in vases as centrepieces for the tables at your wedding! Instead of leaving them plain, add some lanterns to them, as well as hanging strings of beads and flowers from their branches. This will elevate your decorations and take them to the next level!
Hopefully, you found some inspiration amongst these wedding decorations! For other ideas, such as the benefits of using artificial flowers at your wedding, visit our website!