Beautiful wedding decorations that match your budget

Everyone wants a picture perfect wedding, and decorations are a huge part of that but the costs of those decorations can add up quickly. Here are some budget friendly wedding decoration idea’s to make your special day one you’ll never forget…

Wedding Name Tags

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Adding name tags is a great way to make your guests feel welcome and there are a lot of great ways to make them match your wedding theme. These are some examples from Etsy shops, click on the images for more information.

To add a more personal touch to your wedding you could also make some of the decorations yourself. Here are some creative and easy DIY wedding decoration ideas:

Wedding candles

Have a look through the amazing wedding photography we did for  Jelle & Meike.

Have a look through the amazing wedding photography we did for Jelle & Meike.

Candles, touches and lanterns can make any wedding venue feel cosier. If you’re going for a vintage look, try your local thrift store, some great one’s in Amsterdam are Kringloopwinkel Op Lokatie and Kringloopwinkel RataPlan. I’m sure you can find loads of cool candle holders and vintage looking wine bottles, add a coat of spray-paint and they’re good as new. Ikea is also a great place to look for cheap candles and holders of all shapes and sizes. Don't be afraid to mismatch them as this can look really pretty.

(Keep in mind whether or not children will be attending your wedding and if it would cause any issues to have open flames.)

Wedding flowers

Last year we got to do the photography for a beautiful wedding at  Hortus Botanicus  in Amsterdam. Have a look through  Inka & Gary’s wedding photo’s here.

Last year we got to do the photography for a beautiful wedding at Hortus Botanicus in Amsterdam. Have a look through Inka & Gary’s wedding photo’s here.

Flowers are a major wedding expense, here are some tips to saving money on your flower arrangements:

Choose in-season flowers, while you may be able to fly in your favorite flowers it’s a lot less costly to stick to in season, locally grown flowers.

Use less but statement-making flowers, dinner plate dahlias are gorgeous, but a centrepiece filled with these flowers is going to be pricey. Instead, opt for one big flower and fill up the rest of the centrepiece arrangement with cheaper flowers. 

Re-use, if you use small, simple bouquets for your bridesmaids you can repurpose the flowers at the reception as decorations for the tables, restrooms, dessert table, etc.

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