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10 Creative Ways to Incorporate Your Wedding into Home Decor

10 Creative Ways to Incorporate Your Wedding into Home Decor

Every little girl dreams of their wedding day from the time they are introduced to their first wedding ceremony. For southern girls this dreams creates a lifelong goal that you in turn daydream about. Now you’re all grown up and you’ve found your prince charming! After spending months, maybe even years imagining and creating your perfect wedding, it’s finally over. You’ve obsessed most of your life for that beautiful moment that has now ended.Just because your princess moment has ended, doesn’t mean the memory is over. You wake up to your prince every morning! It’s the only thing on your mind morning, noon, and night. Remind everyone just how amazing your special moment was by creating design elements in your home dedicated to you and your husband’s favorite day. Continue reading forA�10 Creative Ways to Incorporate Your Wedding into Home Decor!

1. From centerpieces to accent pieces

Add a little extra decor elements to your home today. Turn your centerpieces into accent pieces for your home. You get a new design elements your family and guests will love and a silent memory of your special day all wrapped in one. Your centerpiece could be an elegant glass vase or a DIY mason jar, anything can be done. Look at these examples of making a centerpiece a working piece of decor.

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In the warmer months, repurpose the vases from your wedding to design a stunning fireplace display. Jazz up your fireplace by filling it with branches and large glass vases storing candles.

2. Keep your guests close

In the previous years we have seen wedding guestbooks develop from a simple piece of paper to these creative and elaborate guestbooks that can be kept forever. I’ve seen the prettiest painted guestbook to the most ingenious engraved woodwork furniture as a forever reminder of the people who shared that special day with you. Check out these creative guestbooks that turned into decor.

Personalized rustic guest book alternative, barn wood wedding guestbook, unique wedding guestbook poster, complete set

Bench guest book! Love how this can be reused in the newlyweds home. Wedding planning by Becky's Brides, photo by J Woodbery Photography.

Unique Wedding Guestbook Pallet Sign with Heart by pixelsandwood

3. Upcycle the china

In 2017, the goal is to have both a beautiful and affordable wedding. As you know everyone doesn’t always follow the crowd. Did you buy that gorgeous china set for your small and intimate wedding? Don’t feel bad, be proud. That was a huge commitment! The struggle arises when that china doesn’t match a thing in your home. Upcycle your gorgeous china into a new party tray or decorative statue for your garden. The possibilities are endless!

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upcycle old china dinnerware | upcycled chic i recently made these cake stands from antique vintage ...

4. Recycle the wine bottles

Your wedding was full of celebration and romance. What’s goes better with a celebration than a nice bottle of wine? Well now you have lots of empty wine bottles and a decision. Don’t throw those bottles away. Hop on Pinterest and find a way to repurpose the empty bottles. They can be used as a plain vase or in a festive display. You decide what to use your empty wine bottles for.

Pin for Later: 15 Inspired Ways to Decorate With Empty Wine Bottles A Simple Centerpiece The team at Uncommon Designs details how to make a simple centerpiece from collected and cleaned green wine bottles.

If your home isna��t swimming in candles, then are you really doing winter right? Translate that same element of romance into your wedding by making candles the center of attention.

upcycle glass bottles ...can use all that extra leftover yarn I have from finished projects...maybe decorate in different colors for the individual holidays too! hmmmm :)

5. Preserve your bouquets

One of the most expensive costs of a wedding is the flowers. If you’re a girly girl like me, your wedding will be covered in flowers. From the aisle decorations to the bridesmaids’ bouquets, there will be plenty of flowers to freshen the occasion. Don’t throw all that beauty away, preserve it! Your bouquet can be preserved to last another lifetime on display or just freshen your home for the week after your wedding. The choice is yours.


Disassemble bouquet... Dry and mount in shadow box. LOVE this idea

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bouquet august flowers in silver vase@my french country home

6. Shadowbox the dress

Even though the flowers are beautiful, A�the real star of the show was you in your gorgeous dress. Why choose a gorgeous dress and only use it for a day? Put that beautiful dress on display and get all the bang for your buck. Put your wedding dress, shoes, and any other special garments on display. Not only will you love seeing your gown on a daily basis, but so will your hubby! And if not, why not just display it in your closet?

When the big day is over, we have lots of fantastic memories and pics, and your wedding gown and even some accessories can inspire you.

7. Savor the moments

Another huge expense of your special day was making sure every moment was captured. The photographers did an amazing job at catching the true smiles and happy tears. Don’t keep those pictures hidden away in your home, savor the moments! These gorgeous photos can be hung sporadically around your home or turned into a floor to ceiling photo gallery. Whichever you prefer, grab some frames and hang ’em up!

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8. After party turned into fun decor

The reception is a huge party for most southern belles. There’s food, drinks, and music to celebrate with all your family and friends. There’s the gorgeous display table as you walk through the doors and of course the life of the party will be inside. If you have any DIY elements in your reception like A�gorgeous bar or even a small sign, reuse that in you and your partner’s first home together.

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DIY outdoor, backyard, garden party Beverage Bar Station using a recycled door with added shelves. Notice the bottle opener near the top left of the door.

9. Once a party, always a party

Some party elements always give a party feel. There’s nothing wrong with that. Check out these gorgeous wedding table set ups that can definately be saved and used for a future dinner party. Reuse your Mr. and Mrs. table decor on your first anniversary dinner together, even create a tradition. You can use that long lace runner again to create a classy feel at a business dinner party or a special occasion. Luckily, there’s no reason to throw these things away!

Beautiful Mr and Mrs signs for the wedding table or sweetheart table are freestanding in a script font. These signs are extra stable at 1 thick, which means they will not fall over. These wedding signs can be customized to fit your rustic or modern wedding decor and even make a beautiful decoration for your home! Purchase this listing for the script font freestanding Mr & Mrs sign set. **The color shown in the listing image is metallic pewter** SIZE: 6.5 tall - 1 THICK - Spans about 36 when...

could be fun for a wedding if ya had the $$...go to goodwill/yard sales and get all mismatched tables and chairs. Burlap/lace runner and flowers. TOO CUTE!

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10. Our first Christmas…

Your first Christmas together is bond to be big deal. Two families coming together as one, or in some cases, just the two of you. It will be almost as special as your big day. Remind your husband of why he married you and create a cute little ornament for your first tree. The year will be full of great moments, so choose one and put it on the tree each and every year!

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Keepsake Beach Christmas Ornament...the kids collected the shells and we grabbed sand on our last morning at the beach...we are now going to make one every year from our vacations

cut each line of wedding invitation, curl, place in glass christmas bulb, add tag with photo of cake, kiss, etc.





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