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16 DIY Taobao Wedding Decorations You Can Get At A Steal

After going through the rate cards of many wedding stylists and getting back atrocious quotes to do up your wedding venue, we totally understand why you’re here. Decorating your wedding venue doesn’t have to cost a bomb if you are willing to put in a little bit of effort.

We have come up with a list of popular items that couples love having at their wedding venue. Brace yourselves for the amazingly cheap loots, you’ll wonder why you didn’t read this sooner!

Tulle Backdrop + Stand

If you are planning to have a photo station, this is the most important thing that you have to buy! A stylist will charge you hundreds for an arch with some speckle of flowers at the side. You can get this dreamy tulle backdrop with LED lights and an artificial garland at more than a fraction of that price!

Backdrop: $49

Stand: $20

Photo Feature Wall + Photos

Many couples love to feature the many photos that they’ve taken with each other throughout the years. It’s quite a lovely addition and you can also decorate whatever empty space you have into a photo wall!

Netting & Cardboard frames: $10

Photo Printing: $2.50 for 100 pieces

Glass Frame

These glass photo frames with copper linings are extremely classy and we are starting to see them used by many couples. Get a few to feature a quote that you like or even your handwritten wedding vows that add a more personal element to your decoration!

Glass frames: $8 each

Decorative Garlands

If you hire a florist to do up these floral table runners for you, you can expect to burst your entire wedding budget. Although artificial garlands may not produce the exact same vibe, we are sure your guests will be too busy enjoying their food to nitpick on your wedding decoration.

Artificial leaf garlands: $4.50 each

Candles + Holder

If you are planning to have your wedding at night or at a cosy dimly lit restaurant, these flickering candles add a romantic soft glow to the whole venue. They are definitely the most affordable decorative ornaments that never gets old! You can also purchase other candle holders to create a different vibe according to your wedding theme.

Candles: $1 each

Holder: $2.50 each


Succulents were a huge wedding trend and many couples are still living in that phase. We can’t deny that there’s definitely something extremely adorable and elegant about these little plants!

And they look even better when housed inside these lovely geometric glass domes. You can even fill them up with fresh flowers or any other decorative items of your preference!

Geometric Terrarium : $14.50

Rustic Alphabets

These gorgeous alphabets made of real wood is just what you need to turn your wedding venue into a rustic heaven! It is a great addition to both indoor and outdoor weddings if you want to add a bit of edginess to your theme.

Wooden Alphabets: $1.80 each

Vase + Dried Flower

Since “Go Green” is such a big thing now, this decoration idea will definitely come in handy for the environmentally conscious couples. Decorate your venue with a variety of dried flowers that can last for an eternity so you don’t have to worry about having to throw away hundreds of pretty roses after your ceremony!

Vase: $4

Dried Flowers: $1.80 each

Paper Fans

These colour fans are the dreams of every DIY budget bride! You can come up with all sorts of constellations with these multi-coloured pastel fans that will brighten up your wedding venue.

Paper fans: $3.50 per set

Huge Balloons

Balloons are good, helium balloons are great but HUGE HELIUM BALLOONS are the best invention ever!! These 36 inches wide helium balloons are absolutely dreamy and make great decorations and photoshoot props.

Balloons: $1 each

Fairylights In A Jar

Like the succulents, fairy lights started trending a long while back and they have proved that they are here to stay. It is still a staple at many weddings and we don’t blame the couples for their choice at all.

The little strings of light instantly cosies up any place that it is placed in and you’ll never go wrong with these!

Fairy light: $1.50 each

Light Box

This light box can easily cost $40 if you purchase it in any Singapore store so you’re in luck if you were desperately searching for a cheap option. An amazing decor to have on your dessert table or reception area to welcome your guests!

Light box: $9

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