10 ways to create beautiful wedding decorations yourself with paper

It’s time to save money! And I am here to today to show you how to create 10 beautiful wedding decorations yourself with paper. When you create beautiful wedding decorations, they are often the most time consuming of weddings or celebrations! I often find it good to think of a theme. Hence it does help to connect it with the food, decorations and style. It could be a colour theme, or different styles like vintage or chic that sets the atmosphere for your beautiful wedding.

One of the many difficult tasks is using unique ways to decorate your wedding reception or ceremony with beautiful decorations that you can do yourself. These are my top ten ways that you can create beautiful wedding decorations yourself without breaking the bank.

1. Tablecloth Place Names
These would be very easy to do but rather than use any cheap paper I would suggest to get good quality brown kraft paper ~especially recycled if possible. Most of all you don’t want your paper to rip during the process of putting it on the table or drawing on it. You will need to make sure you get each name correctly spelled. If you aren’t too worried about where people sit then you could easily put their names around the candles in a nice design.tablecloth Placenames

Photo: http://weddingcolors.net/whimsical-branches-paper-diy-wedding-inspiration.html

2. Chair Place Cards
I love the idea of place cards hanging off chairs. It probably means that you have more room on your tables and consequently at the end of the day, you could take it home and and use it as a decoration yourself. These ones are just so beautifully designed and lasercut. I am going to make a foiled version of these including ones that you can use for your guests.

chair placecards

3. Paper Doily Strings
These paper doilies would make a beautiful backdrop and be very easy to make. Just make sure you have plenty of paper doilies and matching coloured string or yarn.
strings of paper doiliesPhoto: Weddingcolors
Go here to create: http://weddingcolors.net/whimsical-branches-paper-diy-wedding-inspiration.html

4. Push Pop Confetti
push pop confettiWhat about making your own push pops confetti? Head on over to Sarah Johnson’s website which she tells you exactly how to make these beautiful push pops. Photo:Sarahjohnson
Go here to create: http://thesarahjohnson.com/2016/02/22/how-to-diy-confetti-poppers/

5. Make beautiful watercolor escort cards

At Bride to Be website, they teach you how to make these beautiful escort cards with a watercolours with some  beautiful calligraphy writing.
Photo: Brides-to-be.com
Go here to create: http://www.bridetobe.com.au/article/styling-wedding-diy-diy-stationery-watercolour-escort-cards

6. Creating your own beautiful calligraphy aisle runner/backdrop
calligraphy isle runner
To create this, you need a roll of kraft paper, a paint brush or fairly thick marker and a long ruler or piece of card as a guide to keeping it straight.

7.Make your own photo booth props!

Photo booth props and fun and just add a little bit humour to your photos. Something Turquoise has got these simple but cute photo props tutorial.
Photo: Something Turquoise
Go here to create: http://somethingturquoise.com/2015/02/10/diy-free-photo-booth-stick-props/

8. Make your own floral wreath Banner
printable-wedding-floral-banner-2-400x400How cute are these banner images? Create this beautiful wedding decoration made for paper from Chicfetti has this personal use downloadable banner. Make sure you have a good card stock and put your printer settings on the highest quality print.
Photo: chicfetti.com
Go to here to create: http://chicfetti.com/weddings/printable/floral-wreath-banner-in-4-colors/

9. Tissue Paper Pom Poms

Tissue Paper Pom Poms

Photo: https://kcyouthere.wordpress.com
Go here to create beautiful wedding decorations: diy-tissue-paper-pom-poms/
hese look so simple to make and you can make them in tissue or very light recycled paper. I get mine from planetwisepaper in Tasmania and it is all recycled.

10. Paper Birds First Wedding Anniversary

Paper Wedding BirdsMy paper birds are a little more difficult to make but the end result can be beautiful. They are great for the top of your cake or as a beautiful wedding decoration for your table. You can email me with colours and I can email you a flat pack of these birds to you to make yourself. You just need a glue gun and a little patience. P.S. Most of the time I sell them pre-made but I can sell them as a flat pack ~ Send me an email or click here!

Hopefully you have a little fun while you are creating your decorations, because you will get to save money and be able to spend it other things important to you on your wedding day.

I would love to hear if you will be making or did you create your own wedding decorations? Leave a comment below