Ideas to inspire your homemade wedding decorations

We all now weddings can be expensive and we’re always looking for ways to ‘keep the costs down’. Incorporating handmade items into weddings has become growing trend over the last few years and sometimes you just want something that doesn’t exist in the stores.

Inspired by the recent Handmade Expo in Wellington we thought we’d put together a collection of handmade wedding decor ideas to inspire.

Ideas for handmade wedding decor are virtually endless, from bunting and banners to paper lanterns and string chandeliers. One of our favourites is painted wooden signboards for directions and seating assignments. You can even go as far as arranging your own flowers, with a few simple materials such as glass preserving jar and a bit of lace.

Flower Arrangements

pink-wedding-centerpiecesCredit: Once Wed

Floral Centrepiece

Wedding-Flower-CenterpiecesCredit: 161 Studio

Paper Lanterns


Credit: Tanja Lippert

Photo Prop

wallpaper-backdrop-mwd107819_vertCredit:Tanja Lippert Photography

Fabric Bunting

homemade_bunting_weddingsCredit: Morgan Trinker

String Chandeliers

diy-modern-wedding-ideas-10Credit: Wednesday Custom Design


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