Wedding Decor with Paper Doilies High on Style, Easy on the Budget

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If you’re planning a wedding, you know how quickly the costs can skyrocket. Why not pull in the reins and give your wedding budget some much-needed relief by making your own table decor? These simple and economical wedding crafts with paper doilies will add instant romance and elegant Victorian charm to your tabletops, and are as easy on the eyes as they are on your wallet.

Paper Lace Doily Wedding Favors

Things you need:
Paper Doilies
Aleene’s Craft Glue
Favor fillers
Embellishments such as ribbon, lace, or charms
Scissors

Things to do:
1. Roll paper doilies into cones, and glue along the seams. Embellish with satin ribbon, wedding charms, or lace.
2. Fill the cones with favors, then tip slightly for an elegant cascading effect.

Paper Lace Doily Tussy Mussies
Save a bundle by replacing your bridesmaid’s floral bouquets with these charming Tussy Mussies.

Things you need:
Paper Doilies
Aleene’s Craft Glue
Embellishments such as ribbon, lace, or charms
Scissors
Real, dried, or silk flowers

Things to do:
1. Roll paper doilies into a tight cone and glue along the seam; attach 5-6 streamer ribbons or lace so they flow down the front of the cone.
2. Fill with real, dried, or silk flowers.

Victorian Wedding Shadow Box
With our Victorian Wedding Shadow Box, it’s easy to showcase your most treasured memories in style.

Things you need:
Wooden Shadow Box
Flowers (either silk or dried, saved from your wedding)
Wedding ribbon remnants
Paper Doilies
Wedding invitation
Metallic paint
Aleene’s Craft Glue

Things to do:
1. Paint the shadow box with a generous coat of metallic paint and dry thoroughly.
2. Line the shadow box with paper doilies and glue them in place.
3. Place your wedding invitation in the center of the shadow box and glue in place; then embellish with silk flowers, ribbon, or lace remnants from your wedding.

Handcrafted decorations are a labor of love befitting your special day. With a little creativity, you can design wedding trinkets that will reflect your personality while saving some extra money for the honeymoon fund.

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