How to Avoid Breaking The Bank: Upcycling Decorations

There are a variety of common household items that are easy, as well as inexpensive, to find and make terrific wedding décor. Ask your bridesmaids or family to help you for a few hours and create elegant decorations without breaking the bank.

Wine bottles/corks: This is an easy find for wine drinkers out there. Use wine corks as seat markers or monogram décor! Wine bottles make great centerpieces or outdoor lighting fixtures.

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Paper garland: Cut up paper or an old song book and turn it into garland!Screen Shot 2014-08-27 at 8.33.54 AM







Mason jars: These are so versatile and inexpensive! They can hold candles, flowers or even beverages! Leave them plain or add paint and ribbon for a sassier look.Screen Shot 2014-08-27 at 8.35.09 AMScreen Shot 2014-08-27 at 8.35.29 AM

Cake stand: Create a cake stand from glass plates and candleholders. No one will realize you made it yourself!

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