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Budget Winter Wedding Ideas with Easy DIY Ideas

Easy ways to save on planning the decorations of a winter wedding

Capture the magical glitter of a snowy wedding scene while keeping on budget! Yes, it can be done. With creative DIY decorations, winter-inspired treats, and prettily packaged favors, your winter wedding can have that rustic-glam look without costing a lot.

The secret is planning which elements you can order online, craft or assemble yourselves, and bake or cook in your home kitchen (or have family members and friends do it for you). Just select a theme or color palette to pull all the elements together. And you’ll have a winter wedding you’ll love and can easily afford. (*this post contains an affiliate link)

Winter Wedding Basics on a Budget

With just these 6 key elements featured here—from invitations to your wedding cake, decorations, and favors—you’ll have the basics for a beautiful (yet cost-saving) winter wedding!

Basic budget winter wedding ideas

A rustic theme is ideal for snowy season nuptials. So charming kraft paper wedding invitations (1) like these from Amazon are just the thing to send out to guests.

“Let it snow,” too, as inspiration for a dreamy white Coconut Cream Cake (2) for your wedding cake—recipe courtesy of Snowflakes and Coffee Cake. And on to a sparkling Icicle Wedding Wish Tree (3), which we styled for our winter wedding set and would make a fabulous alternative guest book, too!

Continue the rustic charm to DIY winter table centerpieces (6) inspired by A Piece of Rainbow. Love the frosty touches on the pine tree cuttings and pine cones, and the burlap wrap tied on with twine.

Set up an inviting hot cocoa bar (4) to keep guests nice and cozy as they share in the joy of the occasion. Then, for a sweet send-off, prepare dainty Russian Tea Cakes (5) as wedding favors for them, with lacy tags from Evermine.

There you have it! Winter wedding elements you can make, craft, and bake to keep costs down—while creating a stylish snowy scene.

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