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40+ Amazing Ideas for a Winter Wedding: Perfect for Couples on a Budget

Planning a winter wedding? Look no further! These winter wedding ideas are totally on fleek and within budget.

Raspberry pistachio mini almond cakes fit perfectly at a winter enchanted forest wedding. Lovely winter wedding ideas.

Raspberry pistachio mini almond cakes fit perfectly at a winter enchanted forest wedding.

Our winter wedding ideas are nothing short of magical. Ideas that will turn your wintry shindig into a romantic, budget-friendly and incredible event. This is probably why winter weddings are trending amongst millennials.

For couples hoping to play it cool on their credit cards, winter weddings are just lifesavers. That’s right. A winter wedding can get you that sweet off-season price break. And with a little creativity on your part, the affordable but stylish possibilities of a wonderful winter wedding are limitless.

Get inspired by these winter wedding ideas, color trends and some really affordable winter wedding venue ideas!

Winter Weddings Are Trending Amongst Millennials

It’s no news that millennials are breaking the mold and shifting from the traditional spring and summer weddings. They are tired of drab, expensive weddings littered on their social media feeds. Of course, millennials are smart trendsetters. And what says “trendy and smart” like unforgettable winter wedding ideas for couples on a budget? An out-of-the-box experience!

Millennials want their big day to feel quirky and immensely memorable without having to break the bank. Moreover, who can resist the beauty of wintertime when the snow, wreaths and winter florals serve as a romantic backdrop as they tie the knot?

Stunning black and white winter wedding ceremony. Photo: Christie Graham Photography.

Stunning black and white winter wedding ceremony. Photo: Christie Graham Photography.

Celebrate an intimate winter wedding in the cozy space of a library. Warm blankets dress up the reception chairs. Photo: Rahel Menig Photography.

Celebrate an intimate winter wedding in the cozy space of a library. Warm blankets dress up the reception chairs. Photo: Rahel Menig Photography.

Affordable Winter Wedding Ideas that will Drop your Socks Off

Here are a few creative winter wedding ideas that won’t do a number on your wallets. Candles are all the rage during the holidays and if you wrap them in cinnamon sticks they will smell amazing—but should only be used as effects. However, because of a fire hazard, many venues don’t accept open flame decor. Make sure you check first.

A scattering of “snowy” pine branches and pinecones may also do wonders to your tablescape. Leverage poinsettias, holly, and other astonishing florals like perfectly opened amaryllis blossoms or hydrangeas that are in season to save some cash. Forget summer or spring flower decor and bring out the mistletoe! Have your guests share in the the kissing fun!

Visit your local nursery for evergreen cuttings and branches. Who knows? Friends and neighbors may donate winterberries and evergreens from their own backyard to the happy couple!

Black and white with a touch of eggplant winter wedding flower arrangement.

Black and white with a touch of eggplant winter wedding flower arrangement.

These little tags will add lots of charm to your wedding favors and a shot of whiskey will warm up even the coldest of nights.

These little tags will add lots of charm to your wedding favors and a shot of whiskey will warm up even the coldest of nights. Get them on Etsy!

Alternative Winter Wedding Ideas

If you had enough of the Christmassy winter wedding ideas, go super upscale with a black and white wedding or introduce cozy blankets, scarfs and faux-furs! Leave the greenery outside and bring in iced branches with lots of bling. Better yet, use real or fake snow on your photos. You won’t regret it!

Another fantastic idea I personally love are beach weddings in the wintertime. They are way affordable and, depending on the time of year, there aren’t many tourists to crowd your pictures!

Romantic snowy mountain wedding in blue.

Romantic snowy mountain wedding in blue.

Baked brie with rosemary, honey, & candied walnuts a delicious dish for winter time.

Baked brie with rosemary, honey, & candied walnuts a delicious dish for winter time.




What to Serve at a Winter Wedding?

Also, winter is perfect for heavy meals and alcohol. And nothing says warm tummies more than a chocolate bar at a winter wedding! Present your guests with cookies, cakes, fig pies, mulled cider, marshmallows and a variety of chocolates, coffees and teas.

Cold weather is also a great excuse to indulge on some extra calories the foodie way. How does baked brie with rosemary, honey and candied walnuts sound? Maybe it’s time to bring in comfort foods like a creamy roasted tomato basil soup paired with butternut squash and spinach lasagna. Definitely original and on fleek.

Let me count the ways I can dip an apple... Love this caramel bar at Willowdale Estate.

Let me count the ways I can dip an apple… Love this caramel bar at Willowdale Estate.

For a cozy December wedding add cinnamon sticks to your linen napkins.

For a cozy December wedding add cinnamon sticks to your linen napkins.

Winter Wedding Colors From December To February

Need color inspiration for you winter fairytale? Turn your wedding into a winter wonderland with these magical color schemes.

December Colors for Weddings

December is perfect for jewel tones, enchanted forest weddings and beautiful reds. Furthermore, if you plan on getting wed on New Year’s Eve, bring in the gold! Or incorporate the magic of marble and copper—one of the most amazing color trends for 2018.

Fairytale crystal crown resembling wintery ice. Swoon!

Fairytale crystal crown resembling wintery ice. Swoon! Get yours on Etsy.

Stunning and unforgettable mountain winter wedding ideas. Photo: Cory Ryan Photography Utah weddings.

Stunning and unforgettable mountain winter wedding ideas. Photo: Cory Ryan Photography Utah weddings.

Winter Wedding Colors: January

Why not mention a few color pairings that would fit a January wedding theme? Black and white with a touch of eggplant for a rooftop wedding. Rust, copper and aqua if you are holding a backyard wedding, and mauve and blush for Southern Belles with snow-free winters. Blushing neutrals bring that air of romance. Blush pink dresses and white bouquets are just perfect to show forth your inner snow queen.

Mauve and blush winter wedding ideas with rose petals. Another idea: Twist Holiday lights with tulle amidst garlands of greenery for that starlit natural feel.

Mauve and blush winter wedding ideas with rose petals. Another idea: Twist Holiday lights with tulle amidst garlands of greenery for that starlit natural feel.

Simple and glam centerpiece. Xmas balls, glittery candles and a wine glass. Voilá!

Simple and glam centerpiece. Xmas balls, glittery candles and a wine glass. Voilá!

February Wedding Color Scheme Ideas

An all-white wedding brings a fresh tone of modern elegance. However, make your ceremony Pinterest-worthy by sticking to silver and mercury glass embellishments or adding a pop of color. Check out these extraordinary white wedding ideas and decor!

Dark purple and black winter wedding ideas.

Dark purple and black winter wedding ideas.

Photo Gallery Filled with Stunning and Original Winter Wedding Ideas

Browse through this photo gallery before diving into the best winter wedding locations on a budget we’ve gathered for you!

Best Winter Wedding Locations on a Budget

If you are looking for the best wedding locations and you need to adjust to a budget, consider these ideas. Some botanical and local parks have indoor spaces to celebrate weddings. Don’t fret. These facilities can be landscaped in winter to look as beautiful as they do during summer or spring.

Moreover, be on a lookout for places that don’t traditionally host weddings to get a better deal. Love winter weddings at art galleries, small town Bed & Breakfasts, and rooftops, And guess what? By hosting a winter wedding, you may get an off-season price break. Another idea to save on your venue (and transportation) is to host the ceremony and the reception in the same location!

Rustic winter wedding bride.

Rustic winter wedding bride.

For a little inspirations these are some of our fav best winter wedding locations on a budget. Sunshine Mountain Lodge in Allenspark, Colorado (near Boulder), the Blackthorn Manor on Devon and Canfield Big Banquet Hall In Chicago, and the Old Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge, LA. If you are a Manhattan couple, check out the many Brooklyn Art Galleries, or literally, rent a room at the Norwood. A Manhattan private club that rents rooms to non-members for wedding ceremonies. Keep it small and you can have your winter wedding at a location most just dream of. It’s located at 241 W 14th St, New York.

It’s never cold in California so how about hosting your wedding at the Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center?

Now, discover these 19 fab ideas to save money on your wedding and still look like a million bucks or support us by following us on Instagram, Facebook or Pinterest!

Lovely and cheerful winter wedding ideas.

Lovely and cheerful winter wedding ideas.

Chocolate covered strawberries tree by Home Stories from A to Z.

Chocolate covered strawberries tree by Home Stories from A to Z.

A chocolate bar in winter has to have a Kahlua hot chocolate beverage. Perfect for chilly nights.

A chocolate bar in winter has to have a Kahlua hot chocolate beverage. Perfect for chilly nights.

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51 Unique Table Number Ideas for Wedding Receptions (and some DIYs)

Let your imagination fly when deciding which of these unique table number ideas you will use on your wedding reception.

Creative Disney table names by Disney Fairy tale weddings.

Creative Disney table names by Disney Fairy tale weddings.

If you are hosting a seated reception, adding numbering your tables is a smart choice. I know, I know, organizing seating charts is a pain in the neck but letting people sit wherever they please will make it harder for your servers to find who requested that vegetarian meal. 😉 If you don’t want to dictate where everybody should sit, you can do away with placecards but table numbers are a must. Besides, they are quite inexpensive and you can make them yourself.

There are lots of very creative table number ideas to name your wedding tables. You can pick from the traditional numbers, letters, places, or even countries as these table numbers or table identifiers will help your guests know where to sit. Remember this goal and do not make them too hard to find.

Wedding table numbers usually go next to the centerpiece, but this is not a must. You can place them inside of the centerpiece, on both sides of the table runners or floating above the table. After all, the trend is to capture the personality of the bride and groom.

The table number should match the overall style of the reception. You can use slates, wine bottles, metal table numbers, books as table numbers, but why not take a look at these unique table number ideas for wedding receptions?

Unique Table Number Ideas you can Steal

We know you are going to love these unique table number ideas. We know we did! Check out this calligraphy numbers over these adorable pears. Original and super affordable!

Unique table number ideas incorporating fruits. Captured by Jose Villa, Fine Art Weddings at Sunstone Villa Wedding.

Unique table number ideas incorporating fruits. Captured by Jose Villa, Fine Art Weddings at Sunstone Villa Wedding.

Let’s continue with another inexpensively crafted table numbers on stones. When it comes to wedding table decor, the magic is definitely in the details. Perfect for garden weddings. All you need are flat stones, paint and a brush!

Stone with brush painted calligraphy for table number.

Stone with brush painted calligraphy for table number.

Use these beautiful hand painted Talavera tiles as table numbers for your fiesta or Spanish themed wedding to add originality to your decor.

Unique table number ideas: hand painted talavera tiles.

Unique table number ideas: hand painted talavera tiles by Vintage Baby Doll.

Two in one: Put flowers in a pitcher for a simple centerpiece/table number combination.

Delightful wedding hack for an original centerpiece/table number combo.

Delightful wedding hack for an original centerpiece/table number combo.

You can incorporate the coolest new trend in wedding floristry, nopales or cactus paddles as your table numbers!

The nopal or cactus paddle table numbers are a unique signage and decor idea.

The nopal or cactus paddle table numbers are a unique signage and decor idea.




Table Numbers for Beach Weddings

Keep your decor simple for your beach themed wedding. Create your own centerpiece/table number combos with floating candles, shells and votives. And here are a few beach table number ideas to get started.

Surfer couples check out this idea! It’s a wonderful way to include your passion to your reception.

Surfboard couples can add a personalized table number like this one from Etsy.

Surfboard couples can add a personalized table number like this one from Etsy.

Bring the tranquil ambiance of a tropical island or a lakeside retreat to your special day with these beach wedding table number ideas.

Seashell table number. Photographer: jason angelini photography.

Seashell table number. Photographer: jason angelini photography.

Starfish escort cards in aqua & coral for a beach wedding. Photographer: kml photography.

Starfish escort cards in aqua & coral for a beach wedding. Photographer: kml photography.

Bottles and Wine Bottles: Table Number Ideas to Uncork

A wine bottle makes a great vase or decoration piece on its own, so here are some great tips for decorating the bottle itself.

Wine bottles with fairy lights get the job done as table numbers, centerpieces and added sparkle.

Make your decor work for you as table numbers, centerpieces and fairy lights.

Make your decor work for you as table numbers, centerpieces and fairy lights.

With so many details, why not make a water bottle part of your romantic garden inspired tablescapes.

Stunning table number ideas for romantic summer weddings. Photography: Docuvitae.

Stunning table number ideas for romantic summer weddings. Photography: Docuvitae.

Darling table numbers that look amazing on beer growlers and turn into centerpieces!

Amazing table number ideas with beer bottles.

Amazing table number ideas with beer bottles.

Say “I Do” with a backdrop of vineyards on rolling hills, breathtaking and wine bottle table number to match!

Unique table numbers for outdoor wedding receptions.

Unique table numbers for outdoor wedding receptions.

Wooden Table Number Ideas from Rustic to Glam

Find the perfect way to direct guests to their tables and help them find their seats with a great selection of stylish wooden wedding table numbers. From traditional to gold or silver calligraphy wooden table numbers.Enjoy!

Make your wedding or party one for the books with these custom double-sided wooden table numbers with hand-painted modern calligraphy.

Wooden table numbers by K & J and Oaky Designs.

Wooden table numbers by K & J and Oaky Designs.

Fun and creative table numbers for rustic weddings.

Shabby chic wooden table numbers by Country Barn Babe.

Shabby chic wooden table numbers by Country Barn Babe.

Add some romance to your wedding with these unique laser cut hexagon shaped geometric style table numbers!

These hexagon table numbers in wood or painted or glittered in your preferred colors are a unique choice for your wedding table decor.

These hexagon table numbers in wood or painted or glittered in your preferred colors are a unique choice for your wedding table decor. By ZCreateDesign.

Simple Table Number Ideas for Traditional Wedding Receptions

These table number ideas add a simple, yet elegant touch to a table while helping your guests find their seats! Let’s take a look at these creative numbers ideas for wedding tables.

Sometimes the simplest ideas are best. Hang a table number from your centerpiece.

How about a table number tied to a mason jar? Photography by Green Photographic.

How about a table number tied to a mason jar? Photography by Green Photographic.

Watercolor table numbers have a chic and contemporary feel, perfect for a modern wedding.

Table numbers and place cards in one. Aren't they adorable?

Table numbers and place cards in one. Aren’t they adorable?

Choose from acrylic wedding table numbers, simple and will last all night long, or plan and quite inexpensive calligraphy table numbers.

Simple wedding table numbers by JennandJulesDesigns and by DazzlingDaisiesCo.

Simple wedding table numbers by JennandJulesDesigns and by DazzlingDaisiesCo.

Love these hand calligraphy mini wedding table numbers with cork holders. Unique ways to include your pet on your wedding day on the center of the table! These gold foil table numbers add some sparkle to your tablescape.

Table numbers with modern calligraphy and blush watercolor backsplash displayed in card holders at The Madison Club.

Table numbers with modern calligraphy and blush watercolor backsplash displayed in card holders at The Madison Club.

Simple table numbers. Mini Wedding Table Numbers by SouthernCalligraphy. Gold Foil Table Numbers by NashvillePaperCo. Unique ways to include your pet on your wedding day.

Simple table numbers. Mini Wedding Table Numbers by SouthernCalligraphy. Gold Foil Table Numbers by NashvillePaperCo. Unique ways to include your pet on your wedding day.

We hope you enjoyed this roundup of table number ideas and are ready to pick yours! If you are looking for more table ideas, check out these 30+ wedding table ideas: What to put on wedding reception tables.

Photo Gallery with even more Table Number Ideas!

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Do it yourself romantic candle wedding table number ideas.

Do it yourself romantic candle wedding table number ideas.

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24 Ingenious Ways To Make Candle & Lighted Centerpieces for Wedding Receptions

Check out these creative and affordable ideas to make candle and lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions. Light up your centerpieces to take them to an entirely new level!

An ingenious way to make candle & lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions. Food coloring and floating candles plus dollar store flowers and LED lights.

An ingenious way to make candle & lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions. Food coloring and floating candles plus dollar store flowers and LED lights.

Savvy brides know that stretching a wedding budget means having to DIY a few ceremony details. Nothing is easier to make and has a more stunning effect than lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions. Let’s grab a hold of a few candles, LED lights, glow-sticks, florals and water and create lighted centerpieces that will rock your wedding! Read this!

How to Pick your Lighted Centerpieces for Wedding Receptions: This is What Professionals Do

First things first. Make sure the lighted centerpieces are a match for the wedding venue and your taste and budget. Don’t fall in love with candlelight asking your ceremony and reception locations if they allow real candles or not! (But don’t despair! You just may have to opt for flameless candles.) Or with those romantic string market lights wrapped over your outdoor tables if the venue does not have enough electrical outlets – or they are too far apart – to achieve the look without shelling out beaucoup des bucks on a custom electrical installation.

If you plan on DIYing your entire wedding, try to avoid flowers for the centerpieces. You will not have enough time to make them all and have them look perfect in the few days before the wedding. Prepare them well in advance so you don’t have to worry and you can make a couple of them as practice. Test their wow factor by hosting a small dinner at home and show off your lighted centerpieces – but don’t fish for compliments. 😉

Pin spots are tiny beams of light to illuminate centerpieces, wedding cakes, etc. If your centerpiece primarily consists of candles or lights, pin spots aren’t necessary. So, there’s a little additional savings associated with picking lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions!

Check out these lighted birch branches on a stand. They carry 150 battery LED lights.

Check out these lighted birch branches on a stand. They carry 150 battery LED lights.

How To Make Your Lighted Centerpieces Look Like A Million Bucks with LED Lighting

Durable and compact, LED lights have paved the way for creative lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions. These stunningly affordable LED centerpiece ideas can inject a new dimension to your wedding decor that your guests will surely enjoy.

So, what is LED light? Short for “light-emitting diode,” these LED lights are more energy-efficient than regular lightbulbs and they don’t get as hot. They can also be wireless, which makes them even more discreet. LED lights are great for color changes and vibrant hues and when added to floral arrangements for luminous stems they will double as décor and mood lighting. You can buy them at the Home Depot, Amazon or at any light fixture store near you.

Create a tall and unique LED lighted centerpiece with luminous branches. Embed the LEDs at the ends of the branches to create a discreet lighting effect. Another idea is to glue crepe paper flowers to the branch creating the illusion of illuminated cherry blossoms. And don’t forget to have some fun with ’90s-style glow sticks! 🙂

Cool and affordable lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions. The step by step on the blog!

Cool and affordable lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions.

Fairylights even look pretty on the outside of a vase. Wired Fairy Lights by MarylinJ.

Fairylights even look pretty on the outside of a vase. Wired Fairy Lights by MarylinJ.

Great idea for an alternative wedding centerpiece. Weddings can use lots of lighting to bring a little extra sparkle!

Great idea for an alternative wedding centerpiece. Weddings can use lots of lighting to bring a little extra sparkle!




Candle Centerpieces: Stunningly Romantic & Affordable DIYs

So, your wedding venue allows you to use real candles, huh? Is there something more romantic than candlelight, ever? Pillars, tapers, votives, tea-lights are a great way to save money on wedding centerpieces! Check out these extremely affordable DIYs!

Alternating votive and taper candles is both beautiful and practical, allowing guests to interact across this simply chic reception table. The cylindrical vases will protect the candles from accidentally falling.

Alternating votive and taper candles is both beautiful and practical, allowing guests to interact across this simply chic reception table. The cylindrical vases will protect the candles from accidentally falling.

Inspiration for a table setting. Go outdoors and find some stones! Fill glass hurricanes with pillar candles for the same romantic effect.

Inspiration for a table setting. Go outdoors and find some stones! Fill glass hurricanes with pillar candles for the same romantic effect.

DIY candle holder: Hot glue twigs to a Dollar Tree glass votive. Let it dry. Add a flameless pillar candle. Voilá!

DIY candle holder: Hot glue twigs to a Dollar Tree glass votive. Let it dry. Add a flameless pillar candle. Voilá!

Bark heart lanterns are perfect for rustic weddings. You can get these candle holders at your local home decor store.

Bark heart lanterns are perfect for rustic weddings. You can get these candle holders at your local home decor store.

Fantastic Lighted Floral Centerpieces with Water

Add a stunning glow of light to your table decor with lighted floral centerpieces immersed in water. Use the flowers to hide the submersible battery LED lights. Place the light at the bottom of the vase to illuminate the flowers above. You can then place a floating candle on top of the vase. Our advice: use table mirrors that you place under your vases to create reflections in your decor.

If you have chosen flowers with long stems, pick a tall cylindrical clear container, place a submersible led light at the bottom and cover it with fake crystals. The light will highlight the curve of the flower and create an original centerpiece.

Lighted floral centerpieces with floating candles and long stemmed flowers. Check out the DIY on the blog!

Lighted floral centerpieces with floating candles and long stemmed flowers.

Tall cylindrical vases with water and floating bright red or orange flowers and tea candles. Discover how to make these stunning lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions.

Tall cylindrical vases with water and floating bright red or orange flowers and tea candles. Discover how to make these stunning lighted centerpieces for wedding receptions.

Mix and match some floral and candle centerpieces for an awe-inspiring look for your big day. DIY wedding decorations that will help you create your dream day for a fraction of the cost of getting it done professionally.

Mix and match some floral and candle centerpieces for an awe-inspiring look for your big day. DIY wedding decorations that will help you create your dream day for a fraction of the cost of getting it done professionally.

More Outrageous Ideas For Your Lighted Centerpieces

Mason jar chandelier hanging centerpiece by BootsNGus, $185.00.

We hope you got some great inspiration with this article and got to pick your future lighted centerpieces. But we are warning you, learning how to make candle & lighted centerpieces can be addictive!

Clear vases, lighted branches and pine cones... sounds simple enough. ;)

Clear vases, lighted branches and pine cones… sounds simple enough. 😉

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30+ Wedding Table Ideas: What to Put on Wedding Reception Tables (Wow your Guests!)

Are you looking for wedding table ideas? Don’t know what to put on wedding reception tables? Look no further! Today we cover all you need to know to host the wedding reception of your dreams!

Simplicity at the bride and groom's table with chairs that complement the wedding table decor to perfection.

Simplicity at the bride and groom’s table with chairs that complement the wedding table decor to perfection.

If you’re the type that’s been dreaming of your wedding your whole life, you might know exactly what you want your wedding reception tables to look like. If you don’t, then you are in the right place. Use this checklist to choose what to put on wedding reception tables and get inspired by some stunning wedding table ideas that will sweep you off your feet!

How to Decorate Wedding Reception Tables

When styling a wedding reception table, there are a myriad of options to choose from to achieve your desired look. Here’s a short checklist to keep in mind when decorating your wedding tables.

1. The tables themselves: tables come in all shapes and sizes, but wedding tables are somewhat standardized. 😉 From round to square, your tables may be so stunningly beautiful that you may want to show them off. A good example would be rustic heavy wooden tables, too gorgeous to hide under a tablecloth.

Wedding table ideas in soft pink and blue by Celios Design.

Wedding table ideas in soft pink and blue by Celios Design.

Don’t know what to put on wedding reception tables? Look no further! Today we cover all you need to know to host the wedding reception of your dreams!

Don’t know what to put on wedding reception tables? Look no further! Today we cover all you need to know to host the wedding reception of your dreams!

2. Table linens: From simple white to luxurious heavy silk brocade or modern sequined tablecloths, table linens help set your table style. Spend some time considering the colors of your napkins, linens, skirting and table runners and their impact on your reception decor.

3. Place settings: This refers to setting the table with tableware which includes utensils, glasses, dishes, etc. Each individual set is called a place setting. You may choose to go with a formal or an informal setting for your sit-down dinner. Or no setting at all if you are going for a cocktail wedding reception! 😉

Tip: Remember to match your utensils to your wedding menu items or courses.

4. Centerpieces: Tall, hanging, short or even as table runners with wreaths of greenery, make sure the wedding centerpieces match your wedding theme and do not block your guests’ view of the rest of the people at the table. You can go with lanterns, bird cages, floating candles, votives, floral wedding centerpieces or a mix of these. There is so much variety to choose from! (Check out this affordable wedding centerpieces article for more inspiration and fabulous and simple DIYs!)

Adorable votives, shells and white flowers to decorate this beach wedding reception tables. Photography: kiwiphotostudio.

Adorable votives, shells and white flowers to decorate this beach wedding reception tables. Photography: kiwiphotostudio.

Soften the look of your long tables with round plates and round centerpieces.

Soften the look of your long tables with round plates and round centerpieces.

5. Place cards and table numbers: Your escort cards, place cards and/or table numbers can be subtle or used to make a statement besides helping you with your seating arrangements. You can do away with them if you choose to have your guests sit wherever they like. These adorable and creative pieces, really do come in handy at a sit-down dinner as it makes it easier for your waiters to deliver specially ordered menus – like those gluten-free, kosher or vegetarian options – to your guests when you know where they are sitting.

Read more: How to seat guests at your wedding for a lively celebration

6. Other additions to help you decorate wedding reception tables: Add a few surprises to your wedding table decor such as wedding favors and conversation ice-breakers. A few crayons or papers for them to add a well wish for the newlyweds can be a great conversation starter. You may also want to add wedding menus with a small lavender sprig or vine leaf on top of the plates.

Boho wedding. Nothing transforms your reception table ambiance more than the right lighting.

Boho wedding. Nothing transforms your reception table ambiance more than the right lighting.

Wedding table ideas and tips to learn how to decorate your reception tables.

Wedding table ideas and tips to learn how to decorate your reception tables.

7. Chairs: Usually a forgotten item even though they can really help spruce up the place. 😉 Look for comfort, style, and quality. The last thing you want at your wedding reception is a guest that gets hurt because the chair was too flimsy. Chair covers, original sashes, affordable baby’s breath and greenery decor can help you add that stunning personal touch to your wedding chairs. Feel free to browse some chair decor and other original wedding ideas on this article!

8. Table lighting: Nothing transforms your reception table ambiance more than the right lighting. Get inspired by twinkling lights, LEDs, chandeliers, candles and more to create an unforgettable dining space.

Candelabras with tall tapered candles and hanging chandeliers for an upscale outdoor wedding.

Candelabras with tall tapered candles and hanging chandeliers for an upscale outdoor wedding.




You can play with these elements when decorating wedding reception tables but always follow the golden rule: “Stay true to your own style.”

Wedding Table Ideas on a Budget

If you want to save money on your reception tables decor, there are plenty of affordable and amazing wedding table ideas to pick from. Here are a few of them.

  • Long live DIY! If you, or someone you know, is crafty, make the centerpieces and other wedding table decor yourself. Fill glasses or vases with strings of lights or votive candles, purchase your own fabric for your tablecloths or table runners or create your own flower arrangements.
  • If you are hosting a buffet-styled reception, use chic plastic plates and plastic “silverware” that look like the real thing instead of renting expensive china. This will help cut down on the cleaning costs as well. 😉
Make these gorgeous but simple DIY succulent centerpieces for your wedding reception tables. What you will need: Moss table-runner with loose succulents, mini terrariums and mica flakes.

Make these gorgeous but simple DIY succulent centerpieces for your wedding reception tables. What you will need: Moss table-runner with loose succulents, mini terrariums and mica flakes.

  • Glassware can also double as party favors. Use customized or personalized wine, pint or mason jar glasses for each place setting that your guests can take home at the end of the wedding reception. You can have them engraved with your names, initials and the wedding date or you can tie on a small tag with a note and a ribbon.
  • Grab old pieces of reclaimed wood, vintage jars and vases, or thrift store candles and trinkets to create unique and stunning wedding centerpieces. Tie the look together with inexpensive ribbons, or not. 😉
Wedding table ideas on a budget. Achieve the classic-clam look with a golden frame some votives and a delicate flower arrangement in white and green like at this stunning West Hollywood wedding. Photography: Jose Villa Photography.

Wedding table ideas on a budget. Achieve the classic-clam look with a golden frame some votives and a delicate flower arrangement in white and green like at this stunning West Hollywood wedding. Photography: Jose Villa Photography.

  • This is one of our favorite wedding table ideas: Secure your napkins with bracelets or jewelry from the dollar store! Tres chic!
  • Winter wedding? Sprinkle pinecones with glitter. For a beach wedding, mix and match some seashells with lace and create some unique wedding table decor and favors.
Glam up your look with rhinestones, lace and ribbons - one of the many wedding tables ideas you will find on this article.

Glam up your look with rhinestones, lace and ribbons.

Tips for Decorating Wedding Tables

Decorating wedding tables should be a fun task. Follow these tips and never forget to be true to your style.

  • Choose your wedding color scheme and/or your wedding theme before buying or renting the wedding reception table decor
  • Don’t be scared to go for an eclectic look, especially when on a budget. Unique and creative wedding table ideas and decorations add to the fun
  • Not every table has to have a uniform look and feel. Feel free to experiment with color, shapes and unique pieces that distinguish a table from the next. They will certainly help your guests break the ice!
  • Consider round or oval-shaped dishes for long or square tables to soften the look
  • Table numbers or folded napkins that are triangular or diamond-shaped add more visually appeal to a round table
  • Formal place settings take up more table space than informal ones
  • Add an original wedding sign to the bride and groom’s chairs
Original elegant and modern wedding centerpiece.

Original elegant and modern wedding centerpiece.

Sophisticated and magical wedding table ideas for a candlelight reception dinner.

Sophisticated and magical wedding table ideas for a candlelight reception dinner.

These are some of the many beautiful and fun wedding table ideas to help you decide what to put on wedding reception tables. Now, don’t be shy and follow us on Pinterest to discover thousands of other ideas to make your wedding as exceptional as these!

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  • Nice and simple green fresh garland.

    Nice and simple green fresh garland.
  • Purple passion wedding inspiration

    Purple passion wedding inspiration. Photography Damion Hamilton.
  • Mint and gold wedding with succulents and sequins

    The Biltmore Ballrooms in Midtown Atlanta is an inspirational site in and of itself. Mint and gold wedding with succulents and sequins. Photography: Melissa Prosser Photography.
  • Tall and modern greenery centerpieces with an edge.

    Wedding table ideas you’ll love. Tall and modern greenery centerpieces with an edge.
You may choose to go with a formal or an informal setting for your sit-down dinner.

You may choose to go with a formal or an informal setting for your sit-down dinner.

Show your guests their assigned table with these impressive seating card scrolls! Damask pattern double-sided champagne flute seating card scroll in plum, sage, and nude.

Show your guests their assigned table with these impressive seating card scrolls! Damask pattern double-sided champagne flute seating card scroll in plum, sage, and nude by PennyAnnDesigns.

Wedding reception tablescapes for organic theme wedding.

Wedding reception tablescapes for organic theme wedding.

Wedding Table Ideas: What to Put on Wedding Reception Tables.

Wedding Table Ideas: What to Put on Wedding Reception Tables.

Modern elegance in this Dallas wedding.

Modern elegance in this Dallas wedding.

Love this wedding table idea! Match your wedding color-scheme with a paper and wrap your utensils with it and a doily for a vintage rustic look.

Love this wedding table idea! Match your wedding color-scheme with a paper and wrap your utensils with it and a doily for a vintage rustic look.

Spanish-themed wedding table decor. Mission inn wedding Photo credit: Amalie Orrange photography.

Spanish-themed wedding table decor. Mission inn wedding Photo credit: Amalie Orrange photography.

Beautiful and affordable wedding table decor ideas.

Beautiful and affordable wedding table decor ideas.

Incorporate colorful flowers and lighting to your rustic chic wedding dessert table. Photography: Angela Gagnon.

Incorporate colorful flowers and lighting to your rustic chic wedding dessert table. Photography: Angela Gagnon.

Peach tulips for a peach, white and green elegant and simple centerpiece at this Chicago wedding. Photography: Gerber +Scarpelli Photography. Vale of Enna flowers.

Peach tulips for a peach, white and green elegant and simple centerpiece at this Chicago wedding. Photography: Gerber +Scarpelli Photography. Vale of Enna flowers.

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Fabulous Wedding Centerpieces That Will Take Your Breath Away: Our Top Picks

Flowers, glass, candles, purely botanical, rustic, paper lantern wedding centerpieces. So many to choose from! Today we are sharing our top picks for wedding centerpieces you will definitely fall in love with!

Fantastic idea for a fall wedding. Add contrast with white colored candles as they will make the rich fall hues stand out.

Fantastic idea for a fall wedding. Add contrast with white colored candles as they will make the rich fall hues stand out.

Wedding centerpieces are one of the most decorative pieces at a reception table and there are so many of them it’s hard to choose. That’s why we decided to bring you this selection of stunning and simple wedding centerpieces and a couple of DIYs that will take your breath away.

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Candle Wedding Centerpieces for Intimate and Budget-Friendly Receptions

Be different and go for clear vases filled with stones and floating candles or tall tapered candelabras for a dramatic effect. Most candle centerpieces can be put together way in advance of the big date and they are very economical.

Lovely candlelit dinner.

Lovely candlelit dinner.

Floral Wedding Centerpieces: The Most Traditional of Them All

Can you say fairytale wedding a little louder? These are some of the most traditional options for unique centerpieces and they are incredibly beautiful! A must-try for any classically-styled wedding, and guaranteed talking pieces for your guests!

Tall floral wedding centerpieces by David Tutera.

Tall floral wedding centerpieces by David Tutera.

Floral chandeliers as spectacular hanging centerpieces. Elegant garden party or fairytale wedding centerpiece decor. Shades of purple.

Floral chandeliers as spectacular hanging centerpieces. Elegant garden party or fairytale wedding centerpiece decor. Shades of purple.

Glass Centerpieces: The Simplicity of Crystal, Water and Light

These va-va-voom glass centerpieces will make a dramatic statement at your wedding table. A surprisingly large number of striking table centerpieces are simple, elegant and easy to reproduce. This is good news for those brides who are on a budget. Check out the diverse array of glass wedding centerpiece ideas below.

Beautiful and easy centerpiece idea for a beach wedding. Glass wedding centerpieces. Mason jar gold wedding centerpieces. Crystal Garden.

Beautiful and easy centerpiece idea for a beach wedding. Glass wedding centerpieces. Mason jar gold wedding centerpieces by Lime And Co. Crystal Garden by The Crystal Jypsy.




Fresh flower and greenery arrangement by Floral New York.

Fresh flower and greenery arrangement by Floral New York.

Table number and centerpiece with gold glitter wine bottles.

Table number and centerpiece with gold glitter wine bottles by Get Happy Design.

Lantern Centerpieces: Vintage Romance

There is simply no more elegant way to celebrate the union of two souls in love than with a gorgeous corsage of flowers surrounding a single finely-made and scented candle, all neatly displayed in a vintage lantern with glass panels. Enjoy our favorites!

Forest-themed wedding centerpiece idea with flowers and lanterns.

Forest-themed wedding centerpiece idea with flowers and lanterns.

A slight twist on the lantern idea above. Ever been to the lantern festival in Thailand? It’s absolutely breathtaking! Now you can take your guests on the trip of a lifetime with these simple yet stunning paper lantern centerpieces. Zen and minimalist in design, these paper lanterns are extraordinarily versatile in use and can fit almost any ceremony theme.

A slight twist on the lantern idea above. Ever been to the lantern festival in Thailand? It’s absolutely breathtaking! Now you can take your guests on the trip of a lifetime with these simple yet stunning paper lantern centerpieces. Zen and minimalist in design, these paper lanterns are extraordinarily versatile in use and can fit almost any ceremony theme. Try going plain white and adorning them with your choice of flowers!

Try going plain white and adorning them with your choice of flowers! By Globos de Luz.

Lantern wedding centerpiece on top of round tree bark.

Lantern wedding centerpiece on top of round tree bark by Country Barn Babe.

Rustic Centerpieces: Outdoorsy and Original

For a rustic or forest-themed wedding you can use natural elements to create a stunning centerpiece. A round of tree trunk can be topped with bits of engraved branch, moss and candles for an outdoorsy feel.

Original rustic and budget-friendly wedding centerpiece. And a very easy DIY.

Original rustic and budget-friendly wedding centerpiece. And a very easy DIY.

Wooden box centerpieces. Have each of the "love is..." engraved on each box.

Wooden box centerpieces. Have each of the “love is…” engraved on each box.

Give your centerpiece a rustic touch by covering the base with bark.

Give your centerpiece a rustic touch by covering the base with bark.

DIY Simple Centerpieces: Budget-Friendly and Stunning

We cannot always splurge in all the details of a wedding so it’s time to do them ourselves. Try these DIYs and make your own wedding centerpieces!

Make waves with an arrangement set in a seashell. The trick is to fit a piece of floral foam inside the shell so the flowers do not move.

Make waves with an arrangement set in a seashell. The trick is to fit a piece of floral foam inside the shell so the flowers do not move.

Stunningly simple rainbow flower centerpiece set against a white table.

Stunningly simple rainbow flower centerpiece set against a white table.

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  • A centerpiece that makes a statement while you can still see the person across the table from you!

    Absolutely gorgeous and finally, a centerpiece that makes a statement while you can still see the person across the table from you!
  • Anemones on a tall vase. Beautiful and elegant and simple to do.

    Anemones on a tall vase. Beautiful and elegant and simple to do.
  • Candle wedding centerpieces decorated with pearl beads on wire garland with natural jute twine.

    Candle wedding centerpieces decorated with pearl beads on wire garland with natural jute twine.
  • Dress up your tables with fabulous floral wedding centerpieces.

    Dress up your tables with fabulous floral wedding centerpieces.
  • Floral centerpiece with a moss base for a garden wedding.

    Floral centerpiece with a moss base for a garden wedding.
  • Gorgeous metal wire vases filled with tulips and sprigs for a rustic wedding.

    Gorgeous metal wire vases filled with tulips and sprigs for a rustic wedding.
  • Pink and white peonies over rose gold chevron. So pretty!

    Indulge in your wedding centerpieces with pink and white peonies over rose gold chevron. So pretty! More wedding inspiration ideas on #BYW bodasyweddings.com Photography: Ruth Eileen Photography.
  • Love how the delicate blooms contrast against the country rustic wedding centerpieces.

    Love how the delicate blooms contrast against the country rustic wedding centerpieces.
  • Pure romance on wedding centerpieces and their hanging counterparts.

    Pure romance on wedding centerpieces and their hanging counterparts.
  • Stunning tall floral centerpiece for this Chicago wedding.

    Stunning tall floral centerpiece for this Chicago wedding captured by Ann & Kam Photography.
  • Tall floral vases for your table decor by Viva la Rosa.

    Tall floral vases for your table decor by Viva la Rosa.
Italian garden centerpieces and decor. So festive! Photography: Amy Moss - Eat Drink Chic.

Italian garden centerpieces and decor. So festive! Photography: Amy Moss – Eat Drink Chic.

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Butterfly Wedding Ideas That Will Make Your Heart Skip a Beat (So Magical!)

A butterfly wedding is romantic, beautiful and graceful. Weave in these magical and breathtaking butterfly wedding ideas on your wedding gown, on your reception decor, and even on your cake!

Make your day into a truly signature one with these outstanding butterfly wedding ideas!

Make your day into a truly signature one with these outstanding butterfly wedding ideas!

The butterfly is a symbol of change, joy and color. The exquisite butterfly was considered a miracle of transformation and resurrection in life. The butterfly teaches the magic of believing. A butterfly wedding is one of the most magical and romantic wedding themes ever.

Many brides choose them as the protagonist of their wedding decor. If you’re one of them, here are some inspiring butterfly wedding ideas for your big day.

Butterfly Wedding Decor Ideas That Will Set Your Heart Aflutter

Include them in your butterfly wedding decor by hanging them from threads. Here’s a simple DIY. Craft paper butterflies cutting them with scissors or with a scrapbooking butterfly punch. Glue them to a thread and hang them at different heights from the venue’s ceiling. If you are not very crafty, you may buy plastic or silk butterflies in bulk. It will save you time and money in the end. 😉

Adorable flutes for a butterfly themed wedding.

Adorable flutes for a butterfly themed wedding.

 

 

Butterflies will look amazing on top of your floral wedding centerpieces or table numbers. Use thick card stock to cut a large butterfly figurine. Print the table number and hold it with thin wire. Twist the wire to form the base and presto!

For your centerpieces combine butterflies with branches or flowers and some candles.

Add butterfly-shaped napkin holders guests can take home as wedding favors to the table. How cool is that for your butterfly-themed wedding? How about some butterfly-shaped confetti?

butterfly wedding decor ideas: Butterfly wedding seat cards | DIY butterfly guest sign-in cards | Purple butterfly confetti by FreshlyCutCrafts | Cake topper puzzle piece with butterflies by FreshlyCutCrafts

butterfly wedding decor ideas: Butterfly wedding seat cards | DIY butterfly guest sign-in cards | Purple butterfly confetti by FreshlyCutCrafts | Cake topper puzzle piece with butterflies by FreshlyCutCrafts

Butterfly wedding ideas: Want a butterfly wedding theme? | Butterfly wedding theme style decoration ideas | Butterfly wedding ring bearer pillow in cream and gold

Butterfly wedding ideas: Want a butterfly wedding theme? | Butterfly wedding theme style decoration ideas | Butterfly wedding ring bearer pillow in cream and gold

Butterfly wedding cakes: Swoon!

Butterflies can decorate your wedding cake or rest atop the cupcakes at the dessert table. Would you like to truly surprise your guests? Ask your baker to make them edible! Don’t be afraid to add some colorful artificial butterflies to the serving trays or to the plates.

Romantic butterfly wedding cake ideas.

Romantic butterfly wedding cake ideas.

Add some mauve butterflies for cakes and decorations.

Mauve butterflies for cakes and decorations.




Romantic Butterfly Wedding Invitations That Will Make Your Heart Skip a Beat

What would a butterfly wedding be without its incredibly romantic butterfly wedding invitations? And don’t forget to sprinkle some magic butterfly dust to your thank you notes.

Laser cut butterfly wedding invitations in sweet lilac.

Laser cut butterfly wedding invitations in sweet lilac by Wedding Paraphernalia.

Romantic butterfly wedding invitations that will make your heart skip a beat.

Romantic butterfly wedding invitations that will make your heart skip a beat (as low as USD $2.09 laser cut – BYWS117)

Glue some glitter butterflies to your reception cards to spice them up.

Glue some glitter butterflies to your reception cards to spice them up via LillyThings.

Butterfly Wedding Ideas for the Bridal Look

Here are a few enchanting butterfly wedding ideas that will inspire you weave the butterfly look into your wedding attire. Look stunning with a wedding gown, a bridal bouquet, a groom’s boutonniere and a hair style to match!

Choose a wedding dress with butterflies embroidered on its sexy sheer back and a bridal bouquet covered in jeweled butterflies. Or you can just add a butterfly to your hairdo or to your wedding veil. Fabulous!

Butterfly wedding ideas for the bridal look. Add some silk organza butterfly hairpins.

Butterfly wedding ideas for the bridal look. Add some silk organza butterfly hairpins via AnnaMarguerite.

Butterfly wedding ideas for brides: Trimmed butterfly wedding bouquet captured by Confetti on Flickr | Ruche | Purple silk lisianthus and silver butterfly boutonniere | Butterfly details

Butterfly wedding ideas for brides: Trimmed butterfly wedding bouquet captured by Confetti on Flickr | Ruche | Purple silk lisianthus and silver butterfly boutonniere | Butterfly details

A Live Butterfly Release to Crown the Most Stunning Butterfly Weddings

Butterfly weddings and live butterflies releases go hand in hand. A live butterfly release does make the wedding more memorable. We promise to cover all there is to know about this romantic wedding addition on a future article.

Instead of releasing doves, couples can release butterflies.

Instead of releasing doves, couples can release butterflies.

Get inspired by the gorgeous butterfly wedding ideas below and get some butterflies for your big day!

Butterfly wedding ideas photo gallery: enjoy!

Bridesmaids...How pretty!

Bridesmaids…How pretty!

Butterfly wedding cakes

Butterfly wedding cakes

Butterfly wedding ideas: glorious centerpieces.

Butterfly wedding ideas: glorious centerpieces.

Lace chair cover with chiffon drape & butterfly crystal brooch for your wedding reception.

Lace chair cover with chiffon drape & butterfly crystal brooch for your wedding reception by ArcadiaWeddingDesign.

Purple pom poms and paper lanterns radiant orchid with hand-painted butterflies.

Purple pom poms and paper lanterns radiant orchid with hand-painted butterflies by DellaCartaDecor.

Green butterfly wedding invitation.

Green butterfly wedding invitation.

Create the wedding of your dreams with these DIY centerpieces.

Create the wedding of your dreams with these DIY centerpieces.

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Original and Affordable Wedding Centerpieces: Who Said Inexpensive Had to Look Cheap?

These original and affordable wedding centerpieces are gorgeous and can fit different wedding decors. We even bring you a few tutorials so you can make them all by yourself!

Take a look at this fun boho wedding centerpiece filled with gorgeous rustic details. Photography by Marissa Kay Photography.

Take a look at this fun boho wedding centerpiece filled with gorgeous rustic details. Photography by Marissa Kay Photography.

As the first thing a guest notices at a reception, wedding centerpieces must be truly memorable. Here you will find affordable wedding centerpieces that can fit a boho, rustic, vintage, industrial and garden or beach weddings and even at an indoor venue. You can adapt these ideas to your wedding by simply adding a touch of your own style. For example, for a table where gold is king, a centerpiece with a very colorful flower bouquet mixed with candles will look stunning. If you decide later to tone it down and change the color of the plates to a more subdued one, your centerpieces will look just as beautiful.

Beach Wedding Centerpieces with a Romantic Touch of Light

Beach weddings are always romantic. The ocean views, the sound of the rolling waves and the smell of the salty sea breeze make for a unique experience. Beach wedding centerpieces must complement this style, without breaking your budget, of course.

Candles are a terrific option for affordable wedding centerpieces. They can be used in a simple yet effective manner and within a tight budget. Beach weddings are especially romantic when candles take over the wedding decor. This image gives you an idea of what an abundance of cristal and candles looks like.

Beach themed affordable wedding centerpieces made with oversized white roses.

Beach themed affordable wedding centerpieces made with oversized white roses.

 

Combine flowers, candles, tall vases and water for a very delicate look. These simple wedding centerpieces will only embellish your tastefully decorated tables.

Check out these elegant tinted bottles and mason jars as candle holders which protect against the wind to ensure they remain alight throughout the wedding ceremony.

Beach seaside blue glass mason jar bottle candle holder with nautical decor.

Beach seaside blue glass mason jar bottle candle holder with nautical decor.

A wedding centerpiece ideal for the beach and summer breeze.

Lemon yellow beach wedding centerpiece. A wedding centerpiece ideal for the beach and summer breeze.

Lemon yellow beach wedding centerpiece.

How to make floral wedding centerpieces with flowers and glass vases: This combination of glass vases and orchid flowers is a beautiful yet simple option for floral wedding centerpieces and is actually really easy to make.

How to make floral wedding centerpieces with flowers and glass vases. Courtesy from Afloral

How to make floral wedding centerpieces with flowers and glass vases. Courtesy from Afloral

What could be better than the ultimate boho chic beach wedding centerpiece?

What could be better than the ultimate boho chic beach wedding centerpiece?

Bold colors and exotics for this table decor.

Bold colors and exotics for this table decor.




Boho Chic Affordable Wedding Centerpieces: Fresh Aroma of Flowers & Greenery

Today is the last day you ask yourself how to make wedding centerpieces that look terrific, are affordable and easy to put together. These flower-filled ideas will have you lusting after some amazing boho chic centerpieces.

Check out this image of how you can make affordable wedding centerpieces by simply using roses, ranunculus, green filler flowers, olive branches, and a mason jar.

Boho chic rustic affordable wedding centerpieces by simply using roses, green filler flowers, olive branches, and a mason jar.

Boho chic rustic centerpiece

These affordable wedding centerpieces are perfect for a shabby chic garden wedding. Leverage the simplicity of seasonal flowers or just pick your very own from the surrounding country side.

Colorful vintage boho chic wedding arrangement. Leverage the simplicity of seasonal flowers or just pick your very own from the surrounding country side.

Colorful vintage boho chic wedding arrangement.

Beautiful and simple centerpiece from a Texas wedding.

Beautiful and simple centerpiece from a Texas wedding.

Boho Chic affordable wedding centerpieces Ojai, CA

Boho Chic affordable wedding centerpieces Ojai, CA

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How to make affordable wedding centerpieces: Simply place your favorite flowers in a glass vases or in mason jars. Simply spectacular!

Afloral brings us this easy DIY for simple wedding centerpieces. How to make affordable wedding centerpieces: Simply place your favorite flowers in a glass vases or in mason jars. Simply spectacular!

Afloral brings us this easy DIY for simple wedding centerpieces.

Take a look at this image of wedding centerpieces for garden weddings with a bohemian chic style using plenty of sunflowers and recycled whisky bottles.

wedding centerpieces for garden weddings with a bohemian chic style using plenty of sunflowers and recycled whisky bottles.

Unique and affordable wedding centerpiece ideas.

Affordable Vintage Wedding Centerpieces

Have a look at these vintage-inspired and affordable wedding centerpieces. This image gives you an idea of how to make simple wedding centerpieces using a glass bowl that you might have lying around the house (or can borrow from a friend), candles and a pearls.

Vintage-inspired details are definitely great for brides who want their weddings full of nostalgia.

Vintage-inspired details are definitely great for brides who want their weddings full of nostalgia.

Inexpensive wedding centerpieces don’t have to look dull or cheap. With good taste, dedication, and attention to detail you can create the perfect ornament for your wedding tables. Here is a great idea to make an economic table arrangement. Place some roses and filler flowers in pot, add some white doilies and a wine bottle by its side and voilá! Vintage chic and really affordable.

Vintage garden table arrangements. Place some roses and filler flowers in pot, add some white doilies and a wine bottle by its side and voilá! Vintage chic and really affordable.

Vintage garden table arrangements.

Simple DIY for affordable wedding centerpieces

A vintage tea cup with gorgeous roses, a strand of pearls and a touch of gypsophila is a great, simple idea for your wedding centerpiece.

  1. Find a tea cup and saucer.
  2. Place the roses in the center.
  3. Decorate it with filler flowers and a strand of pearls on one side.
Follow this simple tutorial to make the best vintage wedding decorations for your reception tables!

Follow this simple tutorial to make the best vintage wedding decorations for your reception tables!

DIY wedding centerpieces: Jewel toned table arrangement| Simple, relaxed wedding decor is a huge trend | Beach themed wedding centerpiece | The wooden box adds a country touch to this beautiful wedding reception

Jewel toned table arrangement| Simple, relaxed wedding decor is a huge trend | Beach themed wedding centerpiece | The wooden box adds a country touch to this beautiful wedding reception

This color combo will definitely impress you. Vintage-inspired and very affordable centerpieces that look like a million bucks.

Candelabra floral centerpieces. This color combo will definitely impress you. Vintage-inspired and very affordable centerpieces that look like a million bucks.

Candelabra floral centerpieces.

A combination of good taste and soft pastel colors with a gold base for a romantic and elegant vintage look.

Vintage inspired simple wedding centerpieces at a Wisconsin Hotel reception.

Vintage inspired simple wedding centerpieces at a Wisconsin Hotel reception.

Modern and Affordable Wedding Centerpieces: Show off the Vases!

Simple wedding centerpieces can begin with a beautiful vase crowned with a good flower combination. Filler flowers, like the Gypsophila, grant a delicate look to these white vases. A great idea for simple and tasteful wedding centerpieces: white bottles with baby’s breath!

Extremely elegant and affordable navy and white table arrangements. This simple idea a bed of gypsophila on a blue bucket creates an elegant effect which is perfect for an industrial style wedding.

Extremely elegant and affordable navy and white table arrangements.

If you were wondering how to make simple, elegant and tall wedding centerpieces, this idea is for you. You will need some long branches, pearls strands, hanging votives, and pink flowers. It’s easy to do and very simple yet the combination of color and texture provides a stunningly modern look.

Get inspired by this centerpiece from a Richard Nixon library wedding.

Get inspired by this centerpiece from a Richard Nixon library wedding.

Candles are a good option for sublime yet inexpensive wedding centerpieces while at the same time, really easy and simple to do. Create a dreamy effect using lots of candles inside of lanterns, or floating candles on water. Just check out this stunning centerpiece with glass and candles galore.

Stunning and inexpensive beach wedding centerpieces that don't look cheap.

Stunning and inexpensive beach wedding centerpieces that don’t look cheap.

Simple Wedding Centerpieces: Rustic Elegance

Inexpensive yet, not cheap wedding centerpieces have the peculiarity that they can complement any wedding style. You just need to find a lot of inspiration, a little bit of time to make them and get ready to surprise your guests.

These rustic wedding centerpieces can be made with materials that are quite easy to find.

A mixture of color, materials and texture which is bound to impress. These rustic wedding centerpieces help the theme flow right from the ceremony to the reception.

These rustic wedding centerpieces help the theme flow right from the ceremony to the reception.

Unique rustic terrarium wedding centerpieces. A bit more work but so worth it!

Unique rustic terrarium wedding centerpieces.

This wedding table arrangement is very versatile as you can switch the base for another one with different materials or color and completely change its style. The tightly bunched white flowers create a strong visual impact. Consider using flowers like Queen Anne’s lace or hydrangeas that are easy on your wallet.

Chic and affordable centerpieces. Consider using flowers like Queen Anne’s lace or hydrangeas that are easy on your wallet.

Chic and elegant all white wedding.

This photo of a table centerpiece made with votive candles and small artificial rocks is a great idea for creating beautiful wedding table decor without investing a lot of time and effort.

Beach wedding decor. White orchids in bubble balls with lit up candles.

Beach wedding decor. White orchids in bubble balls with lit up candles.

Ultra original and simple wedding centerpieces. Corks in vase.

Ultra original and simple wedding centerpieces. Corks in vase.

Fresh wedding centerpiece. Yosemite Wedding at The Ahwahnee Hotel - Photo Colson Griffith

Fresh wedding centerpiece. Yosemite Wedding at The Ahwahnee Hotel – Photo Colson Griffith

Budget-friendly and simple wedding centerpieces: Do it yourself

No matter what your wedding theme, modern, industrial, country, or beach themed , you can make your own affordable and simple wedding centerpieces that look anything but cheap. Just follow these step by step instructions to make your centerpiece arrangements quickly and at a very low-cost.

  1. Find a suitable base to place in the center of your table.  It should be made from a material that best suits your style of wedding; anything from wood to glass. In this example, let’s use some tall silver candle holders.
  2. Next put a Styrofoam sphere on top of the chosen base.
  3. The image shown in this DIY is made from artificial flowers which should be cut at the stem.
  4. Stick the flowers together with white glue very tightly so that they remain in place. You can also use real flowers when assembling this wedding centerpiece. If you wish, cut the stems close to the bulb and attach the bulb with a florist wire so that it better grips the Styrofoam sphere.
DIY hydrangea centerpiece ideas for your wedding reception.

DIY hydrangea centerpiece ideas for your wedding reception.

An awesome idea for DIY table centerpieces is to turn different size wine glasses.

An awesome idea for DIY table centerpieces is to turn different size wine glasses.

Remember that if you decide to make your own affordable wedding centerpieces, you should consider that some flowers keep fresh longer than others, so plan your purchases carefully.

Let us know which one is your favorite!!

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50+ Trendiest Gold Wedding Ideas

Nothing says elegance, luxury and glam like a gold wedding. Sprinkle a little glitz or go all the way. Transform your reception into a night to remember with these outstanding gold wedding ideas.

Glam gold wedding: Elegant place settings with red and gold. Deep red and gold embolden the classics. These rich tones will imbue your wedding with a regal air.

Glam gold wedding: Elegant place settings with red and gold.

Metallics and gold in particular have become increasingly popular in weddings. From a single showpiece to an entire gold-themed wedding, gold is easy to combine with different wedding styles. Gold weddings allow you to try different accent colors.

Metallics have made an entrance on the wedding circle and show no signs of leaving anytime soon. Gold will reign over the Parisian-themed wedding, which is back in 2017! French elegance and traditions will inspire you with touches of this timeless color!

Read on and discover the best tips to decorate your wedding with gold.

Glorious gold weddings

According to Bourn Creative, “The color gold is cousin to the color yellow and the color brown, and is also associated with illumination, love, compassion, courage, passion, magic, and wisdom. Gold is a precious metal that is associated with wealth, grandeur, and prosperity, as well as sparkle, glitz, and glamour.”

Although you may be tempted to go overboard with gold, its inclusion in the decoration should be handled with care. The theme and style of the wedding are essential in determining if you can go bonkers with this color, or if you should reduce its use to just a few details.

A Gatsby theme, filled with glitz, glamour, and opulence translates well into white or black and gold weddings. The same applies to an ultra glam wedding. On the other hand, a shabby chic or a rustic wedding could benefit from a few accents in rose gold or peach blush gold, or a dab of gold against teal or green.

Gold deco wedding: A dramatic black and gold wedding cake will be a showstopper at your wedding reception | Square invites in gold and champagne | Shine in Chanel | Gold wedding tie with matching cufflinks and handkerchief | Art Deco vintage-themed gold wedding cake | Bridal shower invitation for a modern gold wedding..

Gold deco wedding: A dramatic black and gold wedding cake will be a showstopper at your wedding reception | Square invites in gold and champagne | Shine in Chanel | Gold wedding tie with matching cufflinks and handkerchief | Art Deco vintage-themed gold wedding cake | Bridal shower invitation for a modern gold wedding. An Etsy printable ($15.99)

Glam ideas for gold wedding decorations: Show off your tablescaping skills!

Gold can be included in the smallest details of your wedding reception. And given that tablescapes are vital to the aesthetics of your wedding, indulge and capture your guests’ attention with a sparkling table decor. Here are some ideas for tablescaping your gold wedding.

Add some dinnerware with gold-colored dye designs. Tablescaping for gold weddings does not have to be about gold charger dishes alone. Spritz some gold on the wedding china patterns or on the glassware rims. For a romantic, modern, and elegant wedding, use white china and gilded tablecloth or table runners.

Blue and gold wedding ideas 2017. Delicate, airy and perfect for an outdoor wedding. This would be a great table setting for a beach wedding.

Blue and gold wedding ideas 2017. Delicate, airy and perfect for an outdoor wedding. This would be a great table setting for a beach wedding.

Without a doubt, centerpieces are the focal point of every wedding. The combination of flowers and their design truly impact the receptions’ decor. Give your centerpieces a golden touch with flowers, vases or by adding bottles of wine painted in gold. Mix in some gold and pink for a softer, high-end look. Go tall for an elegant feel or go low surrounded by candles for a romantic setting. Tuscan-style centerpieces are perfect for a gold wedding. Black candles on golden candlesticks can be a hit.

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Gold wedding decorations boho style: Boho table setting with a touch of gold – Photo by Austin Gros | Nothing more fashion than geode table numbers! | Winter barn wedding close to Salem, Oregon| Gold charger plates – Photo by Care Studios | Stunning pink and gold wedding cake idea – Photo Erin Schrad Photography | String of gold-dipped feathers | Two-tiered gold wedding cake | Fantastic gold sequined table runner| Nude & gold nail art




Gold weddings lend themselves to amazing color combinations

Gold is quite easy to combine. Like we mentioned earlier, gold can be used as a wildcard or as the main attraction in combination with other colors. Gold goes well with navy, lilac, mint, pink, teal, emerald, green, ruby red, black or white. Your chosen combination will depend on your wedding style.

Metallic gold and teal tiffany-inspired vintage wedding color ideas.

Metallic gold and teal tiffany-inspired vintage wedding color ideas.

For a spring wedding, choose warm tones like corals and peach to complement your golden wedding decor. Glam things up with purple with touches of green or gold, ruby red and black. Generous, deep colors such as plum and carmine red flourish with metallic accents of gold, brass and copper. Ornamental ensembles and shimmering, classy materials are eye-catching. Superb, rich colors like plum and crimson abound with metallic gold elements.

Aurora, red and gold wedding ideas. Generous, deep colors such as plum and carmine red flourish with metallic accents of gold, brass and copper.

Aurora, red and gold wedding ideas.

Latte brown, peach, white and gold are perfect for a fall wedding. Gold and navy are a classic that denotes elegance. Pink and gold or rose gold will give your wedding a delicate, upscale and chic look. The absolute latest trend is to go 100% metallic as it makes for a very easy combination of different golden and copper tones.

Gold in every detail

Your wedding decor no longer stops at the centerpieces and the flowers, but extends itself to the photobooth, the alternative guest books, the wedding cakes and even the desserts! The choice of a rich wedding cake, macaroons or cupcakes must also be tinged with some details on gold. Not only will these details look divine (and some even purely whimsical) but they will also delight your guests’ palates and senses. The choices are many, so there are no excuses to not surprise your guests with a dream wedding wrapped in gold. Check out these ideas!

Which one of these superb and shimmery ideas and tips for gold weddings did you fancy the most?

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50 Trendiest Gold Wedding Ideas. Shimmering gold wedding ideas. Take a look! Gold donuts! | Get wedding guests interacting with a gilded selfie station. | Gold twig centerpieces | One Day Bridal 2016 wedding dresses feature delicate lace, sparkling beads, chiffon and organza | Personalized foil stamped coasters

Candy buffet scoops for a gold wedding. A great detail that will not go unnoticed.

Candy buffet scoops for a gold wedding. A great detail that will not go unnoticed.

Wedding cake with painted blooms and a metallic top. Isn't it fabulous?

Wedding cake with painted blooms and a metallic top. Isn’t it fabulous?

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Gold wedding shoes! Swoon!!

Gold wedding shoes! Swoon!!

Golden wedding invitation with a crimson ribbon bow.

Golden wedding invitation with a crimson ribbon bow.

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Inspiring gold wedding ideas. Your wedding decor no longer stops at the centerpieces and the flowers, but extends itself to the photobooth, the alternative guest books, the wedding cakes and even the desserts!

Inspiring gold wedding ideas.

Escape dress. Glitz and glamour.

Escape dress. Glitz and glamour.

Add caramel lattice on top of the desserts and shimmer!!

Add caramel lattice on top of the desserts and shimmer!!

Decorate your own gold wedding centerpieces with glitter and make your wedding reception unique.

Decorate your own gold wedding centerpieces with glitter and make your wedding reception unique.

A very flattering bridesmaid dress for a gold wedding!

A very flattering bridesmaid dress for a gold wedding!

Black and gold wedding ideas. The choices are many, so there are no excuses to not surprise your guests with a dream wedding wrapped in gold. Check out these ideas!

Black and gold wedding ideas.

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  • Boho wedding cake by Olofson Design. Incredible combination of watercolor, metallics, and geometric shapes!

    Boho wedding cake by Olofson Design. Incredible combination of watercolor, metallics, and geometric shapes!
  • Oh Snap! Social media wedding sign via Etsy.

    Oh Snap! Social media wedding sign.
  • Gorgeous gold leaf bridal tiara via Etsy.

    Gorgeous gold leaf bridal tiara.
  • Pink and gold wedding cake by andreahowardcakes

    Pink and gold wedding cake by andreahowardcakes
  • Rose gold foil wedding invitations.

    Rose gold foil wedding invitations.
  • Vineyard gold wedding decoration in Saddlerock, Malibu captured by jwileyphotography

    Vineyard gold wedding decoration in Saddlerock, Malibu captured by jwileyphotography
  • Rose gold foil stamping, blush and glitter wedding invitation set.

    Rose gold foil stamping, blush and glitter wedding invitation set.
  • A delicious creation: white and gold wedding cake.

    A delicious creation: white and gold wedding cake.
  • Another trend for the upcoming wedding season. Gold wedding table decor

    Another trend for the upcoming wedding season. Gold wedding table decor in La Jolla photography from Melissa Biador and Amorology.
  • 3-tiered gold wedding cake with flower details for an outdoor shabby chic wedding.

    3-tiered gold wedding cake with flower details for an outdoor shabby chic wedding.
  • The new glam wedding trend: mirror signs as table numbers.

    The new glam wedding trend: mirror signs as table numbers.
  • Dreamy pastel and gold wedding photographed by D’amor Photography.

    Dreamy pastel and gold wedding photographed by D'amor Photography.
  • Gold wedding reception decor packages’ themes are right on trend.

    Gold wedding reception decor packages' themes are right on trend.

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23+ Classy and Romantic Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas

Here’s a collection of 23+ of our favorite baby’s breath wedding decor ideas to add a touch of class and romance to your big day. Go ahead and steal these ideas for your DIY centerpieces, wedding ceremony or reception hall space!

Original and budget-friendly centerpiece. Candles and baby's breath!

Original and budget-friendly centerpiece. Candles and baby’s breath!

This cloud-like, budget-friendly filler flower that goes by the name of gypsophila paniculata or simply gypsophila, has been taking over wedding decorations by storm. It comes as no surprise as it can be used for rustic weddings, vintage or industrial weddings or to transform your wedding into a fairy tale.

Call it what you want, baby’s breath, gypsophila, filler flower or paniculata. It is perfect for wedding flower arrangements as it adjusts to every budget without losing its charm.

Believe it or not, baby’s breath is not just a filler flower. It can serve as the focal point of your wedding decor, from table centerpieces to the inside of bird-cages for a vintage look all the way to the cake. Gypsophila is very economical and it lasts for a long time enabling us to DIY to our heart’s content without having to wait until the last minute! Check out these original, beautiful and easy to make baby’s breath wedding decor ideas.

Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas: Gypsophila Centerpieces

You can place baby’s breath in glass jars, wooden boxes or as a bouquet for a cloud effect. Or you can decorate your baby’s breath wedding with light-feathered hanging centerpieces for a wow effect.

Baby's breath wedding decor. Budget-friendly white and original wedding centerpieces.

Baby’s breath wedding decor. Budget-friendly white and original wedding centerpieces.

Baby’s Breath Wedding Aisle Decor

Create astonishing aisle decorations with baby’s breath! Add them to cones, hang them from the pews by bunching them up and tying them with a ribbon or create mini-potted effect by placing them inside of tin buckets by the aisle. These ideas for baby’s breath wedding aisle decor range from the traditional and discreet to the extravagant and luxurious. Whether at a church or an outdoor ceremony, we are certain that these gypsophila’s arrangements will beautify the place.

Now that we are talking about the wedding ceremony, remember that these flowers look terrific as a tiara complementing your beautiful white dress or in the flower girl’s hair or bouquet.

23+ Classy and Romantic Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas.

23+ Classy and Romantic Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas.

 

Gypsophila Cheap and Chic Wedding Flower Arrangements

The most traditional baby’s breath wedding decor ideas including gypsophila as a filler flower in the floral arrangements. Why not give them a twist and have them stand by themselves as an inexpensive, very chic and easy to make flower arrangement? Decorate your chairs with paniculate to give them a touch of elegance and fill any wedding reception corner with its light and charm. Add paniculate to napkin rings, candles, seating cards, barrels are other innumerable objects for breathtaking baby’s breath wedding decor ideas.

Gypsophila wedding table decorations. Add a garland of baby's breath on top of the wedding table.

Gypsophila wedding table decorations. Add a garland of baby’s breath on top of the wedding table.

Baby’s Breath Wedding Decor Ideas: Gyp flower as Food Decor!

Gypsophila can be also be used to decorate your wedding food. Add some baby’s breath surrounding the cake to make it look like it’s floating on a white cloud. Some couples like to decorate their cups with ribbons or flowers but they fail to take into consideration that the smell of the flowers will interfere with the beverage flavor (as the sense of smell and taste work together.) Therefore, consider using Gyp as they have an almost non-existent aroma and will not interfere with your drinks’ flavors.

Baby's breath on your tablescapes.

Baby’s breath on your tablescapes.

Whether you use gypsophila on flower bouquets or for the wedding aisle, these baby’s breath wedding decor ideas will make everything look beautiful and within budget!




Get inspired even further with this awesome photo gallery!

  • A barn, baby’s breath, and lots of love

    A barn, baby's breath and lots of love is all you need for a fantastic combination! Photography Melissa McCrotty Photography.
  • A paniculata wreath

    A paniculata wreath hanging from the wedding ceremony door photographed by Stephanie N Baker.
  • Idea for baby’s breath wedding decor

    A simple idea for baby's breath wedding decor.
  • Baby’s breath wedding aisle decor ideas

    Baby's breath wedding aisle decor ideas.
  • Baby’s breath wedding arch

    Baby's breath wedding arch. Capri wedding at Amalfi Coast Italy. St Bart Weddings.
  • Baby’s breath wedding bouquet

    Baby's breath wedding bouquet.
  • Bridesmaids bouquets with roses and gyp

    Bridesmaids bouquets with roses and gyp for a rustic wedding photographed by Live View Studios.
  • How to DIY with baby’s breath

    How to DIY with baby's breath. A wooden staircase, a few mason jars, add gyp, and presto!
  • Baby’s breath and silver in a wedding ceremony decor

    It is a fact that a wedding at the Carmel Valley Ranch will definitely be impressive but mix a rustic with a modern aesthetic and the result is indescribable. Baby's breath and silver in a wedding ceremony decor.
  • Centerpieces shaped like a cloud

    This long-lasting and affordable option, known of gypsophila, is as beautiful as is breathtaking. If you are looking for divine-looking centerpieces shaped like a cloud, here they are.
  • Wedding centerpieces on wooden blocks

    Wedding centerpieces on wooden blocks with baby's breath. Simple and economical.
23 baby's breath wedding decoration ideas. Gypsophila is a symbol of purity, eternal love and innocence. Economical and long lasting, Gyp is perfect for wedding DIY.

23 baby’s breath wedding decoration ideas. Gypsophila is a symbol of purity, eternal love and innocence. Economical and long lasting, Gyp is perfect for wedding DIY.

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A bridal bouquet with Lily of the valley and filler flowers.

A bridal bouquet with Lily of the valley and filler flowers.

A romantic country wedding photographed by L Martin Wedding Photography at Club Renaissance.

A romantic country wedding photographed by L Martin Wedding Photography at Club Renaissance.

Another great example of baby's breath for an elegant-chic wedding. Simple wooden boxes filled with baby's breath bouquets for striking floral arrangements, not to mention economical and easy to DIY.

Another great example of baby’s breath for an elegant-chic wedding. Simple wooden boxes filled with baby’s breath bouquets for striking floral arrangements, not to mention economical and easy to DIY.

Baby's breath flowers as hanging decor.

Baby’s breath flowers as hanging decor.

Baby's breath wedding decor for ceremony entrance at this rustic barn wedding.

Baby’s breath wedding decor for ceremony entrance at this rustic barn wedding.

Use Paniculata on bridal hair accessories like this fresh flower crown.

Use Paniculata on bridal hair accessories like this fresh flower crown.

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Impressive 4th of July Wedding Ideas Not To Miss: Get Married American-Style!

We’ve rounded up our favorite 4th of July wedding ideas to add a festive touch on even the most traditional weddings. And viceversa, some of these ideas will definitely classy up a red, white and blue wedding. Get inspired and get married in one of the most exciting times of the year! Check them out!

Wrap the bride and groom’s chairs in red, white and blue ribbons. Love it!!

Wrap the bride and groom’s chairs in red, white and blue ribbons. Love it!!

These ultra chic ideas can add a touch of elegance to the most patriotic wedding theme or put a twist of Americana on a classic wedding. Let’s mix and match the classic star-spangled banner’s stripes and sparklers onto our 4th of July wedding, shall we?

4th of July Wedding Ideas: Wedding outfits in red, white and blue

How about leveraging the occasion and wear a gorgeous red or blue wedding gown? Or maybe ask your guests to dress in white or with a touch of blue. If you don’t dare go all the way, maybe you can add a few garment details in these colors.

Pick from a red flower on your garter, a blue bow to dress up your hair, or a red, white and blue bridal bouquet. These preppy accessories are the perfect complement to 4th of July weddings.

Wear a gorgeous red wedding gown to your 4th of July wedding!

Wear a gorgeous red wedding gown to your 4th of July wedding!

Preppy red, white and blue bridal bouquet.

Preppy red, white and blue bridal bouquet via Etsy.

Red 4th of July wedding ideas: Red bow hair accessory. A striped table runner perfect for a daytime garden wedding. Who said 4th of July wedding ideas had to take place in a garden? A true glam & patriotic celebration. Simple centerpiece decor for a 4th of July wedding. What do you say about these personalized fun red mini shot glasses? Handmade wedding garter set vintage-inspired.

Red 4th of July wedding ideas. Red bow hair accessory via Etsy. A striped table runner perfect for a daytime garden wedding. Who said 4th of July wedding ideas had to take place in a garden? A true glam & patriotic celebration. Simple centerpiece decor for a 4th of July wedding. What do you say about these personalized fun red mini shot glasses? Get yours on EtsyHandmade wedding garter set vintage-inspired

Love American-Style on the Wedding Invites

Show off your love for each other while giving your guests a hint of what they can expect at your 4th of July wedding with these invites. You can go 100% red or blue or choose a fun red, white and blue wedding invitation. There is no right or wrong here!

Personalized digital wedding invitation and RSVP. Printable 4th Of July rehearsal dinner invitation. Super cool! Let the sparks fly on your 4th of July wedding with these adorable wedding invites. Love American-Style on these wedding invites.

Personalized digital wedding invitation and RSVP (Get them at CMarie Graphics) Printable 4th Of July rehearsal dinner invitation. Super cool! Let the sparks fly on your 4th of July wedding with these adorable wedding invites (here) Love American-Style on these wedding invites (at ktgrrl DESIGN)

4th of July wedding invitations!! Printable or printed 4th of July wedding invitations. Simple and elegant wedding invitations for a red white a blue wedding. Love this wedding program in shades of red.

4th of July wedding invitations! Printable or printed 4th of July wedding invitations. Simple and elegant wedding invitations for a red white a blue wedding (here) Love this wedding program in shades of red (here)

Wedding Decor: 4th of July Wedding Ideas

Go as traditional or as extravagant as you’d like with these terrific red, white an blue wedding ideas. From elegant garlands in the flag’s colors to star-filled paper garlands all the way to wreaths and ribbons hanging over the bride and groom’s chairs. Some are quite simple and easy to do. Take your pick!

Star-filled 4th of July wedding ideas!!! An elegant red, white and blue garland. Another fun, preppy and original idea, groom’s socks American-style. Get some of these T-Shirts for your bridesmaids and let the fun begin! Love these starry straws!

Star-filled 4th of July wedding ideas!!! An elegant red, white and blue garland. Another fun, preppy and original idea, groom’s socks American-style. Get some of these T-Shirts for your bridesmaids and let the fun begin! Love these starry straws!

These star-shaped paper garlands will add a touch of cheer and fun to your wedding decor.

These star-shaped paper garlands will add a touch of cheer and fun to your wedding decor.




Red, white and blue bows will add the perfect Americana-twist to the decor. How about a bow that combines dots and stripes? A striped table runner is a good choice for a daytime garden wedding. If your wedding is more glam, you can combine a great white mantel with a navy blue vintage lace table runner. Throw in some red napkins and voila! A table worthy of a July 4th wedding.

Blue 4th of July wedding ideas: Carolina Herrera in blue. Navy blue vintage lace table runner: throw in some red napkins and glam all over! Decorate your drink dispensers with blue or red ribbons. Red, white and blue striped straws. Adorable looks for flower girls in red, white or blue! Gorgeous knife and cake server set.

Blue 4th of July wedding ideas: Carolina Herrera in blue. Navy blue vintage lace table runner: throw in some red napkins and glam all over! Decorate your drink dispensers with blue or red ribbons. Red, white and blue striped straws. Adorable looks for flower girls in red, white or blue! Gorgeous knife and cake server set.

A great idea to decorate your tables: 3-color flower bouquets and color-matching candle centerpieces.

A great idea to decorate your tables: 3-color flower bouquets and color-matching candle centerpieces.

Delicious Red, White and Blue 4th of July Wedding Ideas

Show off at your reception with these delicious catering ideas worthy of a 4th of July wedding.

Tie a gingham ribbon to mini bottles of Coke. An ideal combination to pay tribute to the 4th of July.

Tie a gingham ribbon to mini bottles of Coke. An ideal combination to pay tribute to the 4th of July.

Red, white and blue wedding ideas.

Red, white and blue wedding ideas. Navy and red cake serving set. 4th of july themed wedding cupcakes with white blue and red colors. Delicious red white and blue 4th of July wedding ideas strawberry, basil and lemon popsicles. Decorate your drinks with patriotic paper straws (they come in variety of designs). Wrap your party favors with these favor bags. Wedding signs filled with patriotism and love (here).

A tasty and original idea! The wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. You can choose to serve the cake with plates, forks and spoons in patriotic colors.

Wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. Photography: Brinton Studios.

Wedding cake decorated with strawberries and blueberries to honor the 4th of July. Photography: Brinton Studios.

Red, White and Blue Wedding Ideas: Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding

For all red, white and blue weddings, a patriotic wedding favor is a must. Lollipops are a fun, adorable and economical way to thank your guests. Take your pick, as they are not boring-looking at all! From edible stars to 4th of July-themed wrappers.

Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding. OMG! Bacon wedding favor lollipops! Red white and blue lollipop stars. A terrific idea for a 4th of July wedding.

Wedding favors fit for a 4th of July Wedding (here) OMG! Bacon wedding favor lollipops! (here) Red white and blue lollipop stars. A terrific idea for a 4th of July wedding (here).

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More 4th of July wedding ideas

Lace flower girl dress in white with detachable train. So cute!!

Lace flower girl dress in white with detachable train. So cute!!

Love this flower girl dress. I would remove the feather because less is more, but the dress is amazing! (clic here for price)

Love this flower girl dress. I would remove the feather because less is more, but the dress is amazing! (clic here for price)

Bows and wreaths decor

Pinwheels in navy blue (more) 4th of July decoration ideas: one of my favorite bows perfect for a rustic wedding (more) Another version of the bow over a rustic wreath. Red, white and blue bows will add the perfect Americana-twist to the decor. Polka dots everywhere on this fun bow… maybe for aisle decor? Lovely pinwheels for your photo booth background (more)

4th of July wedding guestbook. Isn't it adorable?

4th of July wedding guestbook. Isn’t it adorable? (more)

4th of July vintage-themed dessert wedding table. I'm in love!

4th of July vintage-themed dessert wedding table. I’m in love!

Bring out the sparklers!!

Bring out the sparklers!!

Sparklers are a must for a 4th of July celebration. Photo by Joel Horst [Luxart Studios]

Sparklers are a must for a 4th of July celebration. Photo by Joel Horst [Luxart Studios]

At dance-time, bring out the sparklers! For a daytime wedding, these funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor.

These funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor.

These funny glasses will entertain and serve as a super cool wedding favor. (more)

Hydrangeas and mini roses can be used as a patriotic table setting.

Hydrangeas and mini roses can be used as a patriotic table setting.

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