all white tables Style Me Pretty photo by Gabe Aceves Photography | white bottles with pink flowers from Decor8 photo by Leslie Shewring | white spraypainted glass vessels from Ruffled | White enamel mason jars from LizMarieBlog
A simple and budget savvy way to create a glamorous look on a budget is to embrace the color white – simple, clean, naked white ISN’T boring, it’s GLAM! Carrying a simple color scheme of white with metallic accents is sure to give your wedding a luxe feel without spending a ton of money.
Budget Savvy Tip: Check your local thrift stores for milk glass or even clear glass on the cheap. You can create gorgeous decor using items you can find around your home like old spaghetti sauce jars, jelly jars, tin cans, etc – just add a simple coat of white spraypaint!
GO FOR GOLD (Or other metallics)
sequin candle holders from The Budget Savvy Bride by Stockroom Vintage | gold mason jars photo by Flory Photo via Style Me Pretty | Gold striped cans from TwoDelighted | various metallic painted cans by Jayne Weddings | gold spray painted coffee beans from Holly Hamann
Gold is majorly hot right now. Remember when we all thought gold was gross and totally old school? Yeah, it’s hard to because these days gold is very glam. It adds a touch of elegance to your event, and can be used as accents to your simple color scheme to up the glam quotient.
Budget Savvy Tip: Again, using spray paint you can easily incorporate gold into your decor by upcycling mason jars, tin cans, etc. Even coffee beans can get a glam makeover and you can use them as vase filler for an upscale look. Check out sites like Save-on-crafts.com for some budget friendly items!
GLITTER = GLAM
glitter branches from the Glitter Guide | gold glitter garland from Glitter and Grain on Etsy | glitter candlesticks from Lee Mae Marie | glitter table numbers from Really Cute Blog.
I think a little sparkle fancies up any special occasion. Add glitter to certain pieces of your decor and it will add a touch of glitz and glamour to your day. Use glitter sparingly so as to not overdo it.
99 LOVE BALLOONS (or luftballoons)
black and white balloons via David Tutera | pink balloons via Just Balloons | gold table number balloons Avery House via 100 Layer Cake | balloon room via Martha Stewart
Did that make you hum the song in your head? No? Okay, moving on… Balloons aren’t just for a kids party- they can enhance your wedding decor as a simple yet chic way to fill a room. The secret to keeping balloons classy instead of cheesy is to keep the color palette simple or even monochromatic. Black and white balloons create a black-tie feel, golden champagne balloons scream glam, the pale pink toned balloons are lovely and elegant, and the gold mylar number balloons really add interest in a fun but classic way.
Budget Savvy Tip: Shop online for bulk balloons- I found some great deals on BargainBalloons.com! 100 12″ Latex balloons for only $6.45 in a huge variety of colors!
Pop the Champagne!
champagne escort cards via Your Perfect Day | Champagne glasses via Hotels Unlimited | champagne bottle images from online wine outlets
Bring on the bubbly! Every good celebration calls for Champagne, and luckily there are some great budget friendly options out there! Barefoot Wines Pinot Grigio Champagne (or choose their yummy Pink Moscato if you’re including pink hues in your day!) runs for around $11 per bottle, Cupcake Vineyards has Prosecco or Moscato also around $11 per bottle, Yellow Tail also has their ‘bubbles’ wines that run around $12, or if you’re looking for super budget champagne check out Cook’s which can be found for under $7! Incorporate Champagne Corks into your decor for an extra touch of whimsy! I found this site that has used champagne corks for super cheap! You can get 1000 for $60 bucks!
Budget Savvy Tip: Shop discount liquor stores like Costco for additional savings on champagne. You can serve a champagne punch to make the bubbly go farther and save you even more money!
If these tips have been helpful i would appreciate your feedback. Don’t forget to share this with your other friends who are planning their weddings.