Weddings·Posted on May 10, 201525 Ikea Hacks That Will Save You So Much Money On Your Wedding"Here comes the Malm..."by Mallory McInnis (she/her)BuzzFeed StaffLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed 1. Add some color to Korken bottles and use them to display table numbers. almostmakesperfect.com This "watercolor" effect is so pretty! Find the full tutorial at Almost Makes Perfect. 2. Use a Tolsby frame to display your Instagram hashtag... rebecca-arthurs.com / Via ruffledblog.com This frame was spray-painted gold and written on with a white paint pen. 3. ...or to hold your table markers. brittspring.com / Via stylemepretty.com On a non-Ikea note, having animal-themed tables is such a cute idea! 4. Can't find cloth napkins that fit in with your reception decorating choices? Use Elly dish towels. rebecca-arthurs.com / Via ruffledblog.com Ikea has a wide variety of dish towels in other patterns and color schemes. Take a look at them here and learn how to turn them into napkins with this tutorial. 5. Make a terrarium centerpiece from a Borrby lantern. thouswell.co You could hang them on your porch after the wedding is over. Find the full tutorial at Thou Swell. 6. Or give the lanterns a fresh coat of gold paint, add candles, and use them to light the way to your reception. awakephotographers.com / Via ruffledblog.com Spray paint a bunch of beer and wine bottles to hold some flowers while you're at it. 7. Instead of using one vase as a centerpiece, why not use several smaller ones in a variety of different shapes? tamaragruner.com / Via weddingchicks.com At this wedding, the vases were placed on a Skurar dish. 8. Use sheer Teresia curtains to make a dreamy backdrop. elizabethfogartyphotography.com / Via weddingchicks.com 9. Or repurpose Alvine curtains as table runners. christiegrahamphotography.com / Via weddingchicks.com Just trim them (or stitch them together) to get them to the length you need. 10. Personalize Ivrig or Svalka champagne glasses with etched names. swoonedmagazine.com The good thing about buying your glasses at Ikea = they're cheap, so if you mess up and need to start over it totally isn't a big deal. Find the full tutorial at Swooned. 11. Remove the backing from an Ung Drill frame and use it as a prop for your photo booth. orangegirl.com / Via stylemepretty.com If you save the back of the frame you can eventually put one of your wedding photos in it. 12. Here's another way to use an Ung Drill: Turn it into a chalkboard to direct guests to the food (and booze). laurenscotti.com Want to learn a genius trick for fancy chalkboard writing? Check out this video. 13. If you don't want to deal with converting a picture frame into a chalkboard, just buy the Måla easel. craigevasanders.co.uk / Via lovemydress.net The art supplies tray is ideal for holding a few small containers of flowers. 14. Use a Sharpie to customize Bumerang hangers to hang the bridal party's dresses on. somethingturquoise.com Full tutorial at Something Turquoise. 15. Set the mood using a bevy of Solvinden globe lamps. julia-wade.com / Via lemagnifiqueblog.com They're solar powered--just charge 'em up a few days prior to the wedding and they'll be ready to go. 16. If you want something a bit more glamorous than a lantern, use Maskros pendant lamps. anchorandveilphotography.com / Via stylemepretty.com This couple upped the glamour even more and spray painted their lamps a sparkly silver. 17. Or--for the most glamorous option of all--use Kristaller chandeliers. annakimphotography.com / Via stylemepretty.com For when you really want to feel like a princess. 18. Skurar candle holders are even prettier when your make them ombre. thehousethatlarsbuilt.com Add candles and put them on every spare surface at your wedding. Get the full tutorial at The House That Lars Built. 19. Use candle holders to display succulents like this couple did. christinakarst.com / Via ruffledblog.com They spray painted the bottom half yellow to make them look as though they'd been dipped in paint. 20. Having an outdoor wedding? Leave out a bucket of Polarvide throws for people to cuddle up in if they get chilly. sherricassaradesigns.com It's hard to have a good time if you're shivering! 21. Make a multilevel dessert display using logs and Skurar candle dishes. clockworklemon.com Having platforms at a variety of different heights adds visual interest and makes the display look more attractive. 22. Use Sofia fabric to make a striking table runner. langphotographers.info / Via ruffledblog.com Check out Ikea's full range of fabric offerings here. 23. Use Ikea rugs to make your outdoor wedding reception more homey. storyandcolour.co.uk / Via rockmywedding.co.uk While the *exact* style they used may not still be available, the Valby Ruta is a pretty good match. 24. Looking for inexpensive tablecloths? Use Knoppa sheets instead! sandraviklund.com / Via thewestchesterweddingplanner.com That's what this couple did. 25. Beautiful flowers + Skurar pots = a perfect pair. kirstensmithphotography.com / Via weddingwire.com Like a happy couple, they're just meant to be.