You plan and prepare for months to make sure that everything goes perfectly on your Big Day. You put a lot of effort, time and money in deciding the perfect style and picking the best décor items for your wedding ceremony. Naturally, you feel sad when it’s over and it’s time to wrap up things. You have lots of items to sort through and decide whether you want to keep them or sell.
Why clutter your storage with cartons of candles, lights and vases when you can creatively reuse them around your home? You will cherish these things in your home as they will remind you of your Big Day and, of course, save you some money! Here are 10 stylish ways to incorporate used wedding decor in your home.
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Don’t rent the rug where you are going to exchange your wedding vows! Buy an area rug for this purpose so that later on, you can easily fit it in any room in your home. Besides warming up and completing the look of the room, it will always remind you of your special day.
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Did you buy an antique couch or an expensive display table for your wedding? If yes, they would serve as a gorgeous addition to your living room or dining room! They would give a spectacular vintage touch to your home décor.
- Throw Pillows
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How can you not reuse the pillows you added on your wedding? Surely, they can adjust in a room in your home. If you got them custom-made with your names or a personal message, you will love to cosy up in your living room with these personalized cushions even more.
- Hanging Lanterns
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Hanging lanterns is a must thing to set the festive mood at a wedding! Whether you opt for the fine metal ones or simple paper ones, both look equally stunning. Instead of getting rid of them, you can hang them on your porch ceiling or backyard to brighten it up. You can also add them inside your home by hanging them at your entrance or displaying them on a console or a mantel.
- String Lights
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No wedding is complete without beautiful lighting. The reception area appropriately lit with a sea of string looks magical and romantic. Once the wedding is over, you can light up your backyard with them, or you can keep these festive lights for special occasions. Imagine enjoying BBQ or a dinner with your loved ones in your well-lit yard.
- Candles & Votives
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Candles and votives used in a wedding never go waste. They can liven up your dining room, living area or bedroom and create a breathtaking ambience.
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Flowers are one of the priciest things in a wedding and usually go to waste. The best way to make use of them is to dry and press them and display them in vases, frames or shadowboxes.
8. Personalized Memorabilia
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Not sure where to place these love tokens in your home? They willlook gorgeous hung on your bedroom door or displayed on the dressing table, placed in a display case.
- Picture Frames
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Print and frame your photos showing your precious memories at the wedding. Later on, you can display and cherish them at your home.
- Cake Tray
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You can reuse your wedding cake tray at birthdays and other parties to display and serve sweet treats, snacks and appetizers.
Submitted by: Sadia Suhail
Sadia loves interior decor, home décor and art & craft. She is a content marketer at Alrug.