It’s no secret that weddings can quickly rack up a hefty bill. Brides have this image of their perfect wedding, and most of the time they do not want to compromise! Well we are here to show you some ideas that can help cut back the budget that both you and your guests will love.
If you want to go for a photo booth, why spend up to $2,000 on a photo booth when there is a much cheaper, and adorable option? This DIY photo booth can be made with just a large poster board, cut out to look like an old polaroid. Add the bride and grooms name, the wedding date, a few props, and you’ve got yourself one perfect photo booth. For the photos, many couples opt for buying their very own polaroid camera. Then the guests are free to take photos of each other that you all can enjoy for years to come. Consider investing in a photo album for your guests to put their photos in for you to enjoy later.
DIY Table Decor
Table decor can be just about anything for today’s weddings. Most of the time table decor can be the perfect DIY project for your wedding. These are just three examples of adorable decor for your tables on your wedding day. They can easily be made with 3 or less items, some of which you probably already have around your house. Add a stack of books to them, and some flowers and you’ve got yourself one great looking table that hardly cost a thing!
Who says your boutonniere has to be made by a florist? Flowers are one of the biggest budget breakers in weddings. Most couples don’t know that boutonniere’s can be made very simply with only a few items you can find at your local craft shop. Throw in a button, pearl, lace, or some lavender and voilà, you’ve got a homemade boutonniere that cost less than a dollar a piece.
Favors are another thing that can rack up a large bill at a wedding, especially if you have more than 50 people. Usually costing anywhere from $1 to $5 per favor, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to thank your guests for coming to celebrate with you, that cost much less? Well there is! These great DIY favors can cost anywhere from $.05 to $.50. Don’t forget to add a cute tag to them for that personal touch! Lavender soap recipe can be found here.
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