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Wedding ideas to make your day uniquely, you

Invites, favors, flowers and wedding 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, and make this special time a little more unique for your friends, family and of course, you.

Tips for an inviting table and a showstopping centrepiece

A wedding table with a large centerpeice of eucalyptus leaves

Working with a theme for your wedding, is always 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 a large floral arrangement with hints of blue and white creates an opulent style to your table. Or pare back with some candles and lanterns mixed with with autumn foliage for a more rustic cosy vibe.

candles sticks with tall unsented candles and glassware on a set on a busy wedding table

Sometimes the simplest addition can make a table

Even a tiny flame and a few candle holders can tie your theme together

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The added details of sparkling glassware.

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STORHET champagne saucers with small decorative flowers
A wedding cheese plate with a small cup of water sitting next to it. Foliage can be seen scattered around.
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Explore wedding trends

The Traditional elegance trend

A classic wedding trend with blue and brass details that takes inspiration from storytelling and romantic traditions.

The Swedish rustic trend

The rustic and romantic details of this wedding trend overflow with character, taking inspiration from nature and dusty tones.

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 you get started, give in to your creative side and 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 for your guest as a memento of your day or reuse them on birthdays or anniversaries.

A collection of clear glass vases on a wooden traditional table with grass leaves inside

A clear focal point

A clear glass vase with seasonal flowers and evergreen foliage can tie your whole theme together. Add a seasonal twist by foraging for sprigs and twigs or other found items and showcase your creativity.

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The wallet-friendly personal touches and wedding favors.

A wedding gift table with a photo frame of the happy couples names

When making your own unique favors, play to your strengths, if you love making jam then a little pot for them to take home, fan of photography, perhaps a small framed picture or just a small bottle of their drink of choice with a name tag.

Keep it simple and personal, your guest will love them.


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.