15 Bridal Shower Decor Hacks That Will Save You Major Moola
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15 Bridal Shower Decor Hacks That Will Save You Major Moola

With your BFF’s wedding right around the corner, your official maid of honor duties mean one thing: It’s time to plan an unforgettable and totally chic summer-themed bridal shower. But before you start stressing over the budget, you should know that you can still find a way to serve Champagne at the shower *and* decorate it beautifully with just a few simple decor hacks. These 15 bridal shower ideas will let you throw an oh-so-classy soiree for the bride-to-be without breaking the bank. Scroll on for max bridal inspo and let’s get this party started!

1. DIY Donut Diamond Rings: Grab a few dozen of your fave donuts and heighten them to bridal status with these DIY diamond toppers. You and your girls won’t be able to resist the sugar-coated treats as you celebrate your last fling before the ring. (via Evite)

2. DIY Sparkle Ice Bucket: Warm drinks are definitely bridal shower party fouls. Keep your beverages cold with a sparkly ice bucket that will make everyone grab their phones and start ‘gramming. Now all you need is a bottle (or four) of rosé, amirite?! (via A Bubbly Life)

3. Home-Built Mimosa Bar: No need to rack up a spendy bill for continuous rounds at a bar. Instead, use your IKEA furniture to create your own mimosa bar. Throw in yummy brunch bites, pretty glassware, and a faux garland for a top-shelf party. (via Jared Smith / Sugar & Cloth)

4. DIY Balloon Wishes: This super easy hack is the perfect bridal-shower-decor-turned-wedding-advice that will last through the entire party. Plus, it serves as a personalized and totally unique photo op for the soiree. (via Mary Costa / Studio DIY)

5. Festive Drink Stirrers: Get your sip on in style with festive drink stirrers that are sure to make those fancy cocktails taste even better. Pass these out to your gal pals in their welcome bags for extra-glam drinks all day long. (via Nancy Ray Photography / Style Me Pretty)

6. Confetti Sprinkled Linen Napkins: Save on expensive personalized napkins and DIY these polka dot cuties. You can even use the same materials to host a confetti-stamping tote workshop during the celebration. (via Design Mom)

7. Dip Dyed Photo Booth Background: Whether the festivities take you indoors or out, you’ll want to designate an area for a photo booth. Whip up a quick and easy dip-dyed sheet to hang from any wall as a classy and affordable backdrop. (via Chandra Collection Photography / 100 Layer Cake)

8. Seasonal Cocktail: Every type of party deserves a signature cocktail. Choose a seasonal recipe like this blackberry thyme sparkler and add herb garden garnishes for a creative and budget-friendly option. (via Melissa Valladares / The Effortless Chic)

9. Paper Honeycomb Runner: Spruce up your tablescape with stylish props like these colorful paper honeycombs. You can make this DIY in a pinch — just stick to a bright palette and choose different shades for a touch of fun. (via Cameron Ingalls Photography / Style Me Pretty)

10. Mismatched Place Setting: Steer clear of the matching place setting and opt for something that’s perfect for the nontraditional bride. Let your creativity shine and chances are you and your planning squad will pull together a fabulous look. (via Pie Shoppe / Green Wedding Shoes)

11. DIY Floral Chandelier: Making your very own giant floral chandelier from scratch might be the prettiest bridal shower decor idea ever. You’ll need a hula hoop, green washi tape, jasmine vine, and lots of fresh flowers to keep your hanging piece looking lush. (via We Are Scout)

12. Painted Plastic Flatware: Celebrate your BFF *and* save funds by throwing a potluck dinner bridal party. While you’re at it, paint the plastic flatware the bride’s color of choice for an extra pop. (via Delineate Your Dwelling)

13. Gold-Painted Vintage Vases: There’s no need to spend hundreds on giant floral centerpieces. Ask your friends to bring over glass bottles so you can spray paint them gold. Then, choose the bride’s favorite blooms and voilà — you’ve got yourself the ultimate DIY table decor! (via Sara & Rocky Photography / Wedding Chicks)

14. DIY Cotton Candy Cake Gems: Here, chocolate and gems converge for a whole new way to enjoy a sweet treat. Make your own batch of these cake gems and glam ’em up with a little edible gold foil finishing touch. (via Brittany Mahood Photography / The Cake Blog)

15. Free Bridal Party Guest Book: In need of some table decor that doubles as a sweet memory? This adorable keepsake commemorates the celebration and will act as a constant reminder of her #bridetribe for years to come. (via Bespoke Bride)

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