A wedding doesn’t have to be expensive, these days the average Australian wedding now costs between $35,000 and $45,000, however you can save yourself a few $$ by getting creative. Make it a fun project with your husband-to-be one weekend – You will love it (and so will he secretly)


wedding invitation

Create your own invitations – it will save your a lot of money and you will have some fun and feel accomplished once they are finished. Here are some DIY invitations and DIY template you can follow to create your perfect look.


Wedding favours

Create your own wedding favours – Wedding favours these days don’t have to be the standard white sugar coated almonds, get creative and try these few ideas.

  • Lolly Filled Mason Jars

  • Cupcakes – Make some cupcakes, buy some cheap boxes at the dollar shop and attach a tag ! Too Easy (if you are a baker of course, my cupcakes would turn out like flat cookies hehe)

  • Buy some scented candles put it inside a glass jar filled with rose petals or confetti. ( you can ever match the colours with your wedding theme


Loly Jac

Self Serve Lolly Bar – get your wedding organiser at the reception to set up a small table for pre filled jar of lollies for your guests –  you could even print your own lolly bags with a short and sweet thank you note on them.


wedding cake

Make your own wedding cake – If you are confident and have the time – otherwise this could cause a lot of unneeded stress before your special day.



Make your own jewellery – Check out these inexpensive ideas: https://www.pinterest.com/AFJewelryMaking/diy-wedding-jewelry-inspiration/

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