1. Candles

Candles are a popular choice for cheap wedding decorations. They provide romantic and understated lighting for your space at an inexpensive price. When dotted around your venue, they’ll look stunning. Use them for your center pieces, decorate large church candles at different heights or use floating candles. Tea lights and lanterns in, around and outside your venue will look spectacular.

2. Balloons

Elegantly done, balloons can be clever wedding decorations for those with a smaller budget. Balloons are really versatile and much cheaper than many other options. You can do amazing things with balloons; a balloon archway, elevated centerpieces, chair accessories, for something extra special you could even have a balloon drop at the end of the night. Select balloons that match your wedding colors.

3. Pictures

For delightful, unique wedding decorations, find some pre-wedding snaps of the two of you. Put these photos inside inexpensive picture frames and you’ve got wedding decorations that can be used anywhere.

4. Au natural

Turn to Mother Nature for inspiration, looking outside at natural items can provide a huge selection of money-saving wedding decorations. Natural objects like stones, leaves, pine cones, shells, pebbles and even twigs will add an natural component to your decoration. Decorate with glitter or spray, place in rustic containers or scatter around your venue for an au natural event.

5. Fruits

Fruits are a fantastic way to decorate your reception tables and may plus be used as center pieces. The fruits should be picked in a color that complements the overall look of the event. Citrus fruits are a perfect match for shades of yellow, green and orange. Apples, grapes and pomegranates will accompany reds, purples and pinks perfectly. You can also use fruit to suggest the season in your wedding decorations – summer berries or autumn pumpkins.

6. Fairy Lights

White or gold lights fairy lights can look stunning. Use net lights for your backdrops, wrap them around trees and bushes, string them around the top table, they’ll create a whimsical glow when night time comes. Just stay away from multi-colored lights so your wedding decorations don’t inadvertently look like Xmas has come early.

7. Tulle

Not only is Tulle low-priced, it is easy to work with and versatile. Drape tulle fabric around the top table, use it on the backs of chairs, wrap it around pillars, cover unsightly walls. For something spectacular you could even create a ceiling canopy. Tulle is offered in a range of different shades so you will not have to use all white either.

8. Still Want Flowers?

Lots of Brides just have their hearts set on flowers for their wedding decorations. How do you use flowers while keeping within a tight budget? Firstly, steer clear of flowers that aren’t in season. Faux flowers are another option; you can get quality artificial flowers these days that need not break the bank. If you must have fresh then you will need to keep the damage to a minimum. As opposed to having arrangements on your tables, you could scatter pretty petals over the tables. Otherwise a single stem flower in an elegant vase is simple but sophisticated. Another trick is to bring your ceremony flowers to the reception. Decorate your cake or gift table and your guests will be none the wiser.