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Wedding Decor Ideas That Look Way More Expensive Than They Are!

Tanaya Seth

Guest Contributor

Even before our wedding date is fixed, we start searching the Internet and looking at beautiful pictures of wedding decor on Pinterest. We start creating mood boards, are fully convinced that we want our décor to be just the same as the picture we’re drooling over. However, we get a reality check when we actually start planning our wedding - we realize the amount of money that is being spent on the venue, food, clothes, invites, gifts and, of course, the decor! Thus, to make life easier for you, we have some awesome décor ideas which cost less but surely look expensive and luxe.

1. Quality over quantity


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Embrace simplicity and keep the number of wedding functions as low as possible. The more functions you have, the more money needs to be spent on the décor. Getting minimalistic twig work done gives your event design an edge above the usual floral decor at a wedding venue.

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2. Use embroidery hoops


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Remember the embroidery hoops used by our grandmothers? Well, they can be used now to create a Parisian look at your wedding. You could use sequin or lace fabrics to add a twist to the hoops. This will look offbeat and beautiful.

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3. Light up your decor


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It is more economical to use bulbs over fairy lights. The effect of multiple bulbs hanging will make it look magical and would light up your function too.

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4. Parandis hangings


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Parandis add a pop of colour to your function. They are cheap and easily available in the market, and are one of the most popular wedding décor items.

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Also read: 9 AMAZING Ideas For Your Wedding Decor (No, Not Flowers!)

5. Back to the blackboard


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Go back to your childhood days and bring out the blackboards. Rather than buying those expensive frames, place chalkboards all around the venue and write sweet messages on them.

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6. Brass urlis


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With its rustic feel, brass just adds a traditional vibe to wedding décor. We have enough brass vessels in our homes which can be stuffed with flowers and used as table centrepieces too.

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7. An air of elegance


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Who says balloons are just for kids’ birthday parties? Buy translucent balloons and fill them up with glitter. They will shine throughout the evening and would be a cheap yet classy décor item for your functions. You could also make balloon buntings by sticking small balloons into a chain and hanging them.

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8. Glitter glitter


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Glitter can instantly brighten up your evening at a low cost, although the use of glitter needs to be kept to minimum. For instance, you can buy rose gold glitter sequinned table cloth in bulk from the market and dress up your evening. It is chic, classy, fun and absolutely gorgeous!

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Also read: 7 Gorgeous Ways To Use Lights & Fabrics In Your Wedding Decor!

9. Old crates


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Don’t let the crates of all the beer bottles go to waste. Instead use them as part of your function decor by stacking them up and filling them with beautiful plants and flowers!

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10. Colourful rangoli


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The cheapest yet one of the most impressive decor ideas for weddings. You could make an intricate rangoli at the entrance of your function and even add some glitter to it to make it look even more gorgeous!

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11. Pretty up with ribbons


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To avoid using fancy seat covers which usually have people pay high rent for them, opt for ribbons. Tie beautiful wide ribbons on the back of your chairs to add elegance to the décor.

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12. Candlelight magic


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Off season flowers can sometimes really add to the cost of your wedding decor. A smart and cost-effective alternative is candles or diyas. Setting up stands with candles and diyas throughout your wedding venue will make it look gorgeous!

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Published on Aug 16, 2016
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