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20+ Easy Budget DIY Wedding Lighting Ideas

Joyce loves finding and sharing holiday DIY craft inspirations with her readers.

Wedding lighting needs to be special and, ideally, inexpensive.

Wedding lighting needs to be special and, ideally, inexpensive.

It goes without saying that your Wedding Day will be one of the most important and memorable days of your life. That's why we agonize over every small detail from the dress to the decorations. Lighting is of utmost importance since this helps to create the ambiance.

Lighted barbed wire ball

Lighted barbed wire ball

Lighted Barbed Wire Ball

If you are going for a rustic theme, then this lighted barbed wire ball placed into an old milk urn will really look ideal.

Supplies and Steps

  • Barbed wire - 100 meters (depending on the size of the ball that you're going to make)
  • Engineering gloves
  • Bolt cutter to cut the wire
  1. Firstly, decide what size ball you're going to make.
  2. Then cut five equal pieces of barbed wire.
  3. Bend them into a circular shape and when you when you have your five circles all done you can make your ball and then add battery operated fairy lights.
Lighted Hula Hoop Chandelier

Lighted Hula Hoop Chandelier

Lighted Hula Hoop Chandelier

This hula hoop chandelier will really add to the romance of your occasion and it's so easy to make.

Supplies and Steps

  • Hula hoop
  • Icicle white lights
  • Hot glue gun
  1. Begin by gluing the female end of the lights to the hula hoop.
  2. Start winding the lights around it.
  3. You can make several of these for your wedding and you can either use a hula hoop or a vine wreath as desired.
Glass Jar Votives

Glass Jar Votives

Glass Jar Votives

Transform vases and glass gars by hot gluing lace to them. You can then add battery operated candles or fairy lights inside the jar and place these on tables throughout your venue.

Candles

Candles

Candles

To recreate this idea, you'll need four glass candlesticks from Dollar Tree and a paper clip holder and a pencil holder in the Office section of Dollar Tree for the toppers. Decorate with distressed chalk paint, lace and pearls.

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