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Tips and ideas to make your wedding day uniquely you

Invites, favors, flowers and decorations. The list seems endless when you're planning life changing moments. And getting ready to tie the knot is one of the most memorable. A few simple DIY tips can help take the pressure off the big day, and make this special time a little more unique for your friends, family and of course, you.

Wedding flowers that you don't need to worry about

close up of hand tied artifical flower bouquet and SMYCKA
Traditional wedding table with lanterns and a floral centrepiece.

Bouquets, button holes and decorations can feel like a lot to do, but with artificial flowers and greenery you can start ahead of time.

Online tutorials can help get you going, remember, practice makes perfect. Taking a photo of your final designs means you can enlist your friends to help out, simply copy and repeat.

Artificial flowers keep on giving, they last forever so make great gifts and mementos of your day, or reuse them for birthdays and anniversaries.


Make sure you save room for cake!

Keep going all night long

DIY isn't just for the decorations, so grab a glass of fizz or maybe a three tier cake stand and get ready to serve up some inspiration and keep everyone entertained, even into the early hours.

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Full wedding table in a rustic setting

The romantic party collection

Serve up some tempting treats or say cheers with a little fizz in INBJUDEN champagne glasses. This collection has been made with special occasions in mind, so let's create unforgettable moments.


The wallet-friendly favors, ideal for any size party

Close up of RÅDFRÅGA used as wedding favors
SANNAHED frame positioned on the floor with wedding flowers and keepsakes

When making your own unique favors, play to your strengths, if you love making jam then a little pot with a personal tag, fan of photography, perhaps a little framed picture.

Keep it simple and personal your guest will love them.

How to personalise your party

Just by adding a few special touches, you can make any occasion one to be remembered, for you, and for your guests.

BERÄKNA vase with traditional flowers

Tips for an inviting table and a showstopping centerpiece

A wedding table with a large centerpeice of eucalyptus leaves
Small traditonal table setting with FULLTALIG candlesticks

Working with a theme for your wedding, is a great way to come up with ideas for your centrepiece, complementing the table wear to help tell a story, bringing a sense of personality to each table.
If you want to go big then do it, just factor in your guest being able to talk across the table and around your centrepieces.

IKEA Gift account

A wedding, new home or even a new addition to the family. The IKEA gift account helps you get ready for any life changing moments.

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We love to see our customers get creative with our products. Go for it! But please note that altering or modifying IKEA products so they can no longer be re-sold or used for their original purpose, means the IKEA commercial guarantees and your right to return the products will be lost.