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38 DIY Dollar Store Wedding Decor Hacks

Planning a wedding on a shoestring budget? Craft the chic celebration of your dreams with our low-cost, upcycled decorating projects.

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Budget-Friendly Wedding Decorations

Planning a wedding on a tight budget doesn’t mean you have to give up your vision of an elegant, impeccably designed event. With our dollar store wedding decor ideas, you can transform inexpensive items into DIY wedding centerpieces, cake toppers, photo backdrops and more. No one will know you didn’t spend top dollar on them! Take a look through our cheap-yet-chic wedding hacks and craft ideas, and get inspired to impress your guests for less.

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Before: Plastic Tablecloths

Plastic tablecloths have no place at an elegant wedding ... on the table that is.

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Cut Them Up

Take the tablecloths out of the package and, leaving them folded, cut two-inch strips lengthwise. Unfold to reveal handfuls of long, even, streamer-like strips.

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After: Sophisticated Chair Swag

Loop the cut strips over the back of a chair to create these stunning bride and groom chair swags. Once your swags are perfectly lush, attach a few pieces of silver dollar eucalyptus to take it to the next level.

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