Hosting a stay at home wedding? Want your own intimate backyard ceremony? These Cheap Wedding ideas give you a visual of frugal ways to save money on a wedding. Get creative with DIY Wedding Decorations on a Budget. Happy planning.
Cheap Wedding Ideas on a Budget
Small weddings are trending, Couples are opting for a more intimate celebration to get quality time with guests and a relaxed atmosphere. We might be in a new year but if 2020 taught us anything it is about the importance of close family and friends, as well as, simplicity.
If you want to create a small intimate wedding, take a look at these Unique & Simple Wedding Ideas on a Budget. When planning a cheap wedding, the biggest advice I can give is purchase something you can use later. Chalk board signs, mirrors, garden lights, etc. All of these items can be incorporated into a couples home. Sort of like home styling and wedding styling in one.
Hosting a Stay at Home Wedding, these posts can help transform a backyard wedding.
Simple Wedding Ideas on a Budget
Instead of spending money on the venue, host a stay at home wedding. The money saved on the venue can go toward backyard landscaping ideas for a garden wedding. Two birds, one stone.
Everyone’s favorite place to start with cheap wedding accessories is the Dollar Tree. Take at these Dollar Store Wedding ideas for DIY Wedding Decorations on a Budget. | Clark Condensed
Set the ambiance with lights. This is a very easy tutorial on how to string lights from natural elements like tree limbs using galvanized buckets and concrete. (As seen in our Backyard Movie Ideas) | Ida klipper och klistrar (in English)
Upcycle a mirror into a Wedding Letter Board. Not only do you get a cute & cheap welcome to our wedding sign, but you also get a mirror you get to keep reminding you of the special day. | Ruffled Blog
The people who will wish you the best are those guest you hold dear and near. If they made it to your small backyard wedding, they likely have the sweetest words to say. In light of that, ask your guests to make a sweet wish for your marriage. Plant the tree or bush in your yard after the wedding. The power of positive thinking. | Source
Looking for memorial ideas for loved ones who have passed? Create a memorial family tree with picture frames. | Grey Likes Weddings (Similar family tree photo frames seen in our family reunion ideas. You can also add our empty chair poem.)
Create a wedding photo display. This framed photo display is perfect for guests to add photos, like a photo guest book for weddings. Additionally, you could display photos of the happy couple leading to the wedding day. I love these photo string lights with clips. | June Bug Weddings
Additionally, this makes beautiful and cheap wedding decor. Use wooden crates to create a beautiful wedding display of the couples. One cheap wedding idea is also displaying wedding photos of the couples parents and grandparents. | Elegant Wedding Invites
Lead your guest to the ceremony with this chalkboard arrow wedding sign from Wayfair.
Cheap Wedding Tip: If the wedding message doesn’t easily wipe off, buy chalk paint. Paint over the the sign and add your own message later. It is a purchase for your wedding you can keep forever.
Keep your cake simple, it might even be one your can create yourself. Opting for just one tier means you can go all out on decorations without it breaking the bank! Hosting an outdoor wedding, you can even add in outdoor elements. | A WPA Bakery, Jeffrey C. Gleason Photography and Ruffled
Use a upcycled wood pallet to write out the timeline of events. | Boho Weddings
Have you heard of Bury the Bourbon wedding tradition? To ward off rain, exactly a month before the wedding date, bury a full bottle of bourbon upside down at the venue. One activity to include as a small intimate wedding is uncovering the bourbon and sharing a shot. (This was our wedding rehearsal.)
Of course there is no better way to send off a couple then with Sparklers – right? Take a look at these cute Wedding Sparklers Printables. | Evermine
Instead of taking it in your backyard, head to City Hall! City Hall weddings are becoming more and more mainstream because let’s face it, weddings and the lengthy planning can be very stressful and in many cases – incredibly expensive. How adorable is this Courthouse wedding outfit? | Melanie Duerkopp
And if you are not too far from the West, have your very own Desert elopement. You have to pay nothing for the venue. Invest in a beautiful bouquet of flowers, the dress, the suit and the photographer! How beautiful is this Red Rock wedding? | Meg Amorette Photography
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