“There are so many details involved in planning a wedding and reception and of course while a bride is concerned over her appearance the look of her dress and flowers, she also wants the reception venue to look just as beautiful and elegant. A true decorator can cost hundreds and maybe even thousands of dollars, but fortunately there are some very easy cheap wedding decorating ideas you can implement that will still give you a beautiful and elegant look overall.
For one thing, you might not think of balloons as being very elegant but remember that you can get them in gold, silver, white, and any other color that will match your wedding’s color scheme. They make for great cheap wedding decorating ideas and can actually be very elegant if you group them all together and tie them with some nice ribbon or a large bow; you can even use a string of crystal beads that you get from the fabric store for an added elegance. Balloons can even be cheap wedding decorating ideas as centerpieces; use a nice vase or other anchor and cut the ribbon a bit shorter for some drama.
Paper flowers are also popular options as cheap wedding decorating ideas since they are obviously so much more affordable than real ones. You can visit any craft or hobby store and find books with instructions on how to make paper flowers as well as origami items, boxes, and so many other things that work well as decorations. Remember that you can use any type of festive paper rather than the construction paper you used to use in school; visit a scrapbook supply store or online site for beautiful paper options. Paper flowers are great cheap wedding decorating ideas since they can be used as centerpieces or put on the backs of chairs to dress them up or can be tied with ribbon like bouquets and just set on tables where you need to dress things up.
Those lights you string around your Christmas tree or that you can get from the home supply store also work as cheap wedding decorating ideas. String them around artificial trees or around doorways and arches. If you’re having an outdoor wedding then strings of light or rope lights make for cheap wedding decorating ideas as you can weave them in and out of the gaps in fences or use them or mark pathways.
The key to making cheap wedding decorating ideas work is to be creative and dress up inexpensive items. You can get very cheap vases from the dollar or discount store and tie them with lengths of ribbon to dress them up. Candles of different heights and widths are also great cheap wedding decorating ideas and can really set an elegant mood as well. Try using decorative mirrors as plates under the candles and see how the flames are reflected for a beautiful glow. If you use your creativity you’ll find there’s a wealth of options for you.”