We’re all waiting for Prince Harry and the Royal family to announce his imminent engagement to American actress Meghan Markle, cause we know it will be one epic celebration!
Celeb nuptials are known for being extravagant with millions being spent on them. For us mere mortals such an expensive wedding is generally out of the question; however, it doesn’t mean we can’t still emulate their style. We just have to come up with smart ways to save money and give the impression that we spent a lot more than we did! If you want to make your wedding look like it’s straight from a celebrity magazine, here are some ideas!
Make The Most of Your Cake. One thing celebrity weddings have in common is a stunning, huge wedding cake. Now wedding cakes don’t come cheap, and you don’t want to buy way more portions than you have guests since it will just go to waste. There are a couple of tricks to make the most of what you do have. First, go with a tall tiered cake stand. If you choose something with larger gaps between each tier, it can cost less, and you could fill the space with flowers, which makes the cake look larger and more impressive overall. Another option would be to have a couple of ‘dummy’ layers made. These are usually made from foam and are covered in the same fondant as your real cake. This gives the impression of a larger cake without the cost, and is great if you want a big wedding cake but don’t have the huge numbers of guests to eat it all. You can even add some extra personalized touches with things like napkins from Giftsin24 monogrammed paper napkins. Otherwise, choose napkins in your wedding colors as an extra way to tie everything together.
Fill Up The Room With Flowers. Celebrity weddings can be as different from each other as chalk and cheese, but one thing most have in common is they’re brimming with gorgeous blooms. The problem is, flowers can be very expensive particularly when they’re luxury varieties that celebs love such as roses, peonies and lilies. You have a couple of options here. If your wedding is a while away, you could buy some seeds and bulbs cheaply and grow many of your own flowers. This is relatively easy to do and if you have a good sized garden you could grow a large amount of the flowers for your wedding yourself for free. Next you could choose seasonal leaves and inexpensive ‘filler’ flowers to bulk up your bouquets and make them look extra impressive. You might even be able to pick some wildflowers which again would be free, look beautiful alongside your statement blooms and really bulk out your flowers for a super luxurious look to your wedding. How about trying the newest trend and using second-day flowers? Bloomerent allows you to purchase gently-used flowers from a previous wedding at a fraction of the cost.
Make a Showstopping Entrance. Luxury cars, limos and horse-drawn carriages all look impressive and glamorous but don’t cost as much as you might think. If you want to go celeb style and enquire around different companies locally to you for a quote and work this into your wedding budget.