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How to Make Your Own Wedding Decorations

Maya Pillai
A wedding is an unforgettable occasion for any couple. There are various kinds of themes and ideas to make your wedding a memorable one. Here's few suggestions on how to make your own wedding decorations. Read on...
Wedding is an occasion to celebrate and enjoy. Personalize your wedding by making your own wedding decorations. Make your own wedding floral arrangements and bouquets too. Your creativity and imagination in creating wonderful decorations would enhance the beauty of a personalized wedding theme.
Instead of purchasing the streamers and other decorations from a departmental store, it would be a good idea to make your own wedding decorations.

Making Your Own Wedding Decorations

Many of the decorations that you might have come across in marriages are made by professional craftspeople. You can make your wedding a memorable one with your own wedding decorations.

Look Out for Good Ideas

You can get ideas by flipping through magazines and books on such decorations. Remember to bookmark the ideas that catch your interest.
For instance, if you are looking for floral arrangements, visit a few floral decoration shops. This would give you an idea regarding the various kinds of floral arrangements possible.

Organize Your Ideas

Organize the various ideas you come across, in a file or a note book. This would be helpful in making your final decision regarding the decorations.

Decide the Theme

Since you are making your own wedding decorations, it would be an awesome idea to have a wedding theme. Color scheme plays an important role in a wedding theme.
You could choose your favorite color and plan on making various decorations keeping in mind the color scheme.


Budget is the important factor while deciding on the wedding decorations. The cost of making decorations should be taken into account. The reason is that decorations are just one part of your wedding celebrations. You would have to take into account the cost of your wedding dress, music, bouquets, food, and also the miscellaneous expenses that could crop up.

Wedding Decoration Themes

One of the most popular wedding decoration ideas is using balloons. You could decorate your reception room, church, and also your bedroom using balloons. You could ask a few of your friends to help you in making a large balloon-arch.
Another wedding decoration you could make on your own is using flowers. Use either artificial flowers or real flowers depending on your floral decoration budget. If you are determined to use real flowers, it would be wise to use various seasonal flowers. Purchase these in bulk from local florists or get it directly from cultivators.
Another option is using silk flowers for making floral arrangements and bouquets. Silk flowers are less expensive compared to real flowers. You could have a wonderful centerpiece floral arrangement using silk flowers.

Table Decorated with Pink Flowers

Table Decorated with Roses and Pearls

Table Decorated with Colorful Floral Vase

Table Decorated with Pink Flowers

Table decoration is as important as a floral centerpiece. Decide on the color of your tablecloth. Use a neutral-colored tablecloth that is simple.
An intricately patterned lace cloth over a plan tablecloth would look good too. Use simple china tableware. It would blend with any color scheme of your choice. Decorate your table using apple and candle and also with canna lily.
Making your own decorations would add a personal touch to your wedding. Once you have decided on the various wedding decorations, get the help of a couple of friends. Before you start on the decorations project, get a sample of decorations that were professionally made.
Determine the tools required for the wedding decoration project and assemble the same in a card box. This would make the work of making the decorations easy.