8 Tips for Decorating Your Wedding Reception on a Budget
by WangTianyu on September 16, 2022
We know from CNN Business that 2022 will be a wedding boom since 1984, with the promotion of the Covid-19 vaccination, many couples who had to choose to postpone their wedding because of the epidemic can resume the wedding. It anticipates as many as 2.6 million weddings to take place in 2022.
A banner year for weddings will be a welcome relief for the entire wedding industry. But inflation and continuing problems with supply chains will contribute to higher wedding-related costs, this may be a bad situation for the newlyweds.
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Everyone wants to have a perfect wedding. In the face of rising wedding costs, how can we have a satisfactory wedding within our budget? We have compiled 8 top-notch budget-friendly decorating tips. We’re proving you don’t need to drain your bank account to have the wedding of your dreams.
1. DIY YOUR WEDDING CEREMONY STYLE
More and more people are shifting the focus of weddings from quantity to quality, and a meaningful wedding is even more unforgettable. "Do it yourself" wedding decorations are becoming more and more popular. It's also the best way to get your family and friends involved. The advantage of this method is that you can have a wedding that everyone is happy with without spending a lot of money.
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2. PLANNING YOUR WEDDING VENUE
According to data from the wedding industry, a rustic-themed celebration featuring greenery, dried flowers and vintage decor has emerged as a top trend. Therefore, in the choice of wedding venues, you can also consider choosing an outdoor lawn, which not only allows air circulation but also is closer to nature.
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3. USE ITEMS WHAT YOU HAVE AT HOME
There are sure to be many personal decor items in your home, such as decorative pillows, throws, curtains, and more, that can be used to decorate your wedding in your style and save on your wedding budget. Take a look around your house and use your decorations to decorate your wedding. In addition to saving money, this is guaranteed to make your wedding more your own.
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4. RENT LARGE DECORATIONS
Wedding rentals are definitely a great way to get around your budget! All kinds of supplies can be rented, which is undoubtedly the most economical. However, it is recommended to rent large items, such as tables and chairs, decorative backdrops, shelves, etc. Because small items may be rented to defective ones. At the same time, it also saves the time problem of handling large items, which is also one of the advantages.
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5. BUY CHEAP BUT DELICATE TRINKETS
As mentioned above, we do not recommend renting small items, so you need to purchase them yourself. We understand that the last thing you want is for your ceremony or reception to look like it was put together with cheap wedding decorations. What if we told you there are some ways to gracefully decorate your big day without breaking the bank? Inexpensive wedding decor can be as gorgeous as high-end options. We're here to show you that there are plenty of ways to cut corners and still have a big celebration.
Go online and search below for wedding-specific products that can add hilarious vibes to your wedding.
Photo Booth Prop Set
Guest Book Sign
Modern Cocktail Napkins
Custom Cake Topper
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6. DECORATIVE ACCENT SCENE
The layout of the wedding site needs to be divided into several areas, including the ceremony area, the dessert area, the dining area, and the party area. Focus on arranging one or two of these areas, which can not only highlight the focus of the wedding but also concentrate the budget and do it more delicately.
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7. ADD FLOWERS AND GREENERY
As mentioned earlier, country-themed celebrations featuring greenery, dried flowers, and vintage decor have become a trend. Whether it's eucalyptus garlands, giant tropical leaves, potted ferns, or olive branch garlands, greenery has the power to add life and natural elegance to a wedding decor without the hefty price tag of traditional flower arrangements. The best part is that you can add greenery anywhere and it looks great - on the back of a chair, in the center of a table, or even on the ground.
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8. ADD AMBIENCE WITH DRAPE LIGHTS
The most important thing in a wedding is to create a romantic atmosphere, and lighting is often the key prop to easily adjust the atmosphere. It's also a huge budget-saving advantage, as drape lights are not only cheaper than most lights, but they also offer a softer light that instantly adds elegance and warmth.
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A wedding is an important ceremony in a person's life, wishing all newlyweds an abundance of love and happiness.