Do-it-yourself wedding decoration offers many ways for you to be very creative. You can incorporate your ideas to the entire setting; from the stage, reception (gallery) table, centerpiece, wedding ceremony arch, aisle to the photo-booth backdrop. The cost of personalizing the decor might be manageable, the effort not so. It certainly requires a substantial amount of time designing, crafting and putting up the decorations.
One of the loveliest ornaments in creating a romantic mood is the pomanders. This tutorial on "How to make paper flower poms" would come in handy.
How to make paper pomanders
|Different ways of using artificial or fresh flowers balls to spruce up your wedding venue|
Some of the arrangements are pretty simple. What you need is the right combination of colors and textures to make everything go together wonderfully.
|Mixture of flowers in different sizes, types, colors to form a unique arch|
Tutorial on how to make some cute paper flowers which can be used to construct a flower garland, be part of the ceremonial arch or the stage decor.
DIY paper flowers
|Creative wedding backdrops. |
Left: Draw/ write the bride & groom's names on a blackboard with chalks.
Right: Simple ribbon or paper strips
Here's the step-by-step DIY paper wheel backdrop instructions: http://ruffledblog.com/diy-paper-wheels-backdrop/
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|Artistic backdrop made of paper wheels of assorted colors|
|Cool idea: dangling flowers in bottles|
|Easy way to display your wedding photos and be part of the decor at the same time|
To buy colored fabrics, materials for DIY decorations, try:
- Apple House Enterprise | Klang | Contacts - Jul 2013: "I bought a lot of fake flowers and different coloured fabrics from a shop called Apple House Enterprise in Klang. Almost the entire wedding decorations were made out of materials from this shop. I also bought ready-made corsages from the same place."
Sources: holiday-crafts-and-creations, stylemepretty, greenweddingshoes, onefabday