Weddings can be very expensive, but they don’t have to be. You can save a lot of money by making some necessary things. Wedding favors, decorations, centerpieces, you name it, and you can probably make it. If you’re worried about spending too much money, check out these great DIY tutorials to make your wedding day special without breaking the bank.

1. Simple Center Pieces 

Something Turquoise specializes in Wedding DIYs. She provided this great tutorial for a simple yet elegant centerpiece. Try these centerpieces if you’re looking for something that won’t block your guest's view. You can customize them to suit your special day.

2. A Functional Wedding Favor 

If you’re having an outdoor wedding, why not make a wedding favor they can use at the ceremony? These DIY fans are a great way to give your guests something unique and special to use while enjoying your outdoor wedding. Again, they are completely customizable so you can choose any color combination. Your guests will thank you for keeping them cool in the hot summer months.

3. Whimsical Backdrop

Style Me Pretty provides this great tutorial for a whimsical paper backdrop. This is a great and inexpensive way to customize your wedding decor. It would be a great backdrop for your ceremony, and you could also use it for your guests to take photos.

4. Elegant Chair Decor 

Don’t forget to spice up the ceremony chairs with something special. Bridal Musings has some great ideas for decorating the chairs at your venue.

5. Don’t Forget Party Favors 

Don’t forget to give your guests something nice to attend your wedding. Wedding favors can be very pricey, so consider making them. Ever Mine provides a great tutorial for making cute popcorn jars that fit into any rustic decor. Candle Science provides this great tutorial on making Soy Candles; both wedding favors are completely functional and will save you lots of money.

6. Photo Ops

Photo Op stations are all the rage at weddings and parties this year. You can easily make your custom Photo Op station for your guests. You can have your guests take these pictures home, or you could have them put them in your Guest Book and sign them. Photo Op stations are a great way for your guests to have fun and be creative at your wedding.

Whether you’re having a big wedding or something more intimate, there are ways you can save some money. These ideas are just some of the amazing tutorials out there that will save you money when it’s time to plan your special day. Don’t worry about going over budget; just remember you can have the wedding of your dreams with these simple DIYs.