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25 Ideas To Decorate Your Reception On A Budget
When it comes to wedding decor, the budget that is necessary to create something breathtaking seems overwhelming. Are there any ways to create chic decor without breaking the bank? Today we are considering some tips to create a beautiful wedding reception without wasting too much money.
Use Items From Your Home
Think what you can bring to your perception from your home. Poufs, pillows, blankets, chairs, rugs, wall hangings…all these things that can easily be transported from your home to your reception venue. In addition to saving money, you guarantee your wedding will feel like “you.”
bring some cool candle holders you like to your reception to decorate the tables or make centerpieces
a terrarium is another cool option to create a centerpiece for your wedding, bring some from home
some Moroccan lanterns can be used for creating bold and chic wedding centerpieces
some simple crates with black and white photos of you two are a great decoration for any reception
some candle lanterns can be hung over the reception - bring them from home and you won't pay for that
some poufs and ottomans will be a nice fit for a boho wedding reception and you may brign them from your home
Repurpose Your Ceremony Décor
Reusing décor elements throughout your day is a major time saver, money saver, and stress saver! Your bridesmaids bouquets can easily become your table centerpieces. Your ceremony backdrop would look gorgeous behind your cake table. You could even use your ceremony seating as part of your reception seating. There’s no reason you should have to spend money on duplicate items, especially if your budget is tight.
use your ceremony backdrop as a sweetheart table backdrop, so you won't have to pay for that
your bridesmaids' bouquets can double as floral centerpieces, it will save much money if you have many tables
ghost chairs used for the ceremony space can eb also used for reception space
Choose Creative Centerpieces
A centerpiece isn’t always a floral arrangement, you may go for books, mismatched glassware, lamps, lanterns, and geometric gold table décor. Compose some centerpieces to match your wedding style and using various items you have at hand – look around at home, what do you have?
a chic geometric terrarium with moss, driftwood and succulents makes up a modern and bold wedding centerpiece
a vintage book wedding centerpiece on a wooden slice is a cool idea for a book-loving wedding
a lush pale air plant wedding centerpiece with pillar candles is a chic idea that is reasy to recreate
a woodland wedding centerpiece with a tree stump, moss balls and birch candle holders
a beautiful edible centerpiece with grapes, plums, blackberries, blueberries and succulents in a bowl
a wooden dough bowl with pussy willow and lemons for a Tuscany-inspired wedding
an unusual and bold wedding centerpiece with a hammered bowl, peepers and a candle in a candle holder
Bring Greenery In
Going no-floral decor with only greenery isn’t only a very budget-friendly idea, it’s a cool way to save the budget. Whether it’s garlands of eucalyptus, giant tropical leaves, potted ferns, or olive branch wreaths, greenery has the power to add life and a sense of natural elegance to wedding décor without the large price tag of flowers.
a greenery installation over the reception space will save much money and will add a fresh feel
a hanging rectangular planter with much lush greenery cascading down to the reception space
a lush and tall greenery centerpiece of branches and leaves is a very modern idea
a greenery table centerpiece with eucalyptus, ferns and candles is a unique wreath-like piece
a modern centerpiece with clear glass vases and palm leaves is great to add a tropical touch to the table
lush greenery garlands over the reception space are a luxurious and very fresh idea to feel like outdoors
acrylic wedding signage with much fern around and pillar candles for a modern wedding
a lush woodland-inspired greenery table runner with various kinds of eucalyptus, moss and ferns
You can rent some of wedding decor these days. As a bonus, you will save time and money not having to find everything yourself, and you don’t have to worry about transportation on the day of the wedding! Even if you can’t rent something, don’t buy those things new, go shopping to secondhand stores. You would be amazed what you can find at your local thrift stores or even flea markets — and nobody will be able to tell the difference.