Having a budget wedding doesn’t necessarily have to mean you can’t have creative and fun details, including a beautifully made custom wedding dress that comes in well within your budget. Creativity certainly doesn’t have to cost a lot, and if you need to follow a strict budget but still want an elegant and unique wedding, the following DIY ideas could be just what you’re looking for. The tips below will not only spruce up your big day, but will also impress your guests almost as much as your custom wedding dress. Almost…
Mason jars are cheap (especially when bought in bulk) and they can be incorporated in so many ways in the décor of your reception. They can be used as vases for table centrepieces, as decorations or enclosures for light fixtures, or even as containers for your party favours.
If you want to remember all the details of your big day, apart from getting out your custom wedding dress once a year for a whirl, why not create a guestbook for guests to leave you a message? A traditional guestbook might be a little passé, especially if you are aiming for a unique and quirky theme, so an alternative would be to have big bottle in place of a guestbook, and your guests can sign their name on corks, small pieces of paper, or mini scrolls. Afterwards, the bottle makes a great decoration for you to take home and a wonderful remembrance of the most important day of your life spent with loved ones.
Wedding favors are easy to make yourself because they are a gift from the heart. If you choose a ready-made wedding favor, you can personalize it to your wedding theme or even to each individual guest. By adding ribbon, a printed label or card can increase the perceived value of your wedding favors without breaking the bank.
Add an even more personal touch by having a custom monogram stamp created so you can make your own envelope seals, note cards or thank you notes.
DIY weddings are just as elegant as traditional, more costly weddings. Only you and your fiancé will know the corners you cut. And you can enjoy spending the money saved on a spectacular honeymoon!