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Top 10 Reusable Wedding Decorations

Posted November 12, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Hello, loves, and Happy Monday! We hope you had a great weekend. I (Emma here!) love Mondays in particular since we get to kick off a brand new week of handmade wedding inspiration and launch a new giveaway (details on that coming up next!) This weekend, I had the honor of signing copies of my new book in lovely Northville, Michigan at Next Chapter Bookstore and Bistro. I wanted to extend my gratitude to those who came out to visit me and purchase a copy. It was wonderful to see your smiling faces!

To kick off the brand new week, we’re talking about reusable wedding decorations. Instead of buying decorations to be thrown away after your wedding, consider reusable wedding decorations meant as keepsakes in your home. To show you what we mean – and provide plenty of inspiration! – we’ve compiled ten favorite new finds. Read on to see which decorations made the list + find how we recommend using ‘em. Enjoy!

Reusable Wedding Decorations

1. Bride + Groom Custom Illustration Print

Who wouldn’t love a custom illustration made in their image? This find is one of my favorite illustrations to date. At the wedding, display on an easel for guests to view upon entering the reception; after the big day, frame and display in your love nest. Illustrated with love by Barbara Szepesi Szűcs Illustrations

reusable wedding decorations - illustrated print

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barbara szepesi szűcs illustrations

reusable wedding decorations - bride and groom illustrated print

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barbara szepesi szűcs illustrations

2. Custom Wedding Embroidery Hoop

Embroidery hoops are all the rage these days – and weddings are no exception. This modern take on the vintage classic is custom-made with your initials or names, along with your wedding date. Display as part of a vignette on your cake table or guest book table; after the wedding, place on your bookshelf. Grab yours at Merriweather Council.

reusable wedding decorations - custom wedding embroidery hoop

by merriweather council

reusable wedding decorations - custom wedding embroidery hoop

by merriweather council

3. Personalized Wedding Sign

This personalized wedding sign is made of the highest quality wood and is a must-have for newlyweds. It features your new last name and ‘established in’ with your wedding year. A classic! By Smoky Mountain Woodcrafts.

reusable wedding decorations - personalized wedding sign

by smoky mountain wood crafts

4. Typography Custom Wedding Canvas Gift

This custom wedding canvas makes a great decoration for your home and double-duty by sharing little pieces of your love story to your guests. You select the words to display and Geezees does the rest!

reusable wedding decorations - typography custom wedding canvas gift

by geezees

5. Vintage Personalized Cake Server

Fact: you need a cake server at your wedding. Why not buy one that you’ll actually want to re-use after the big day? We love this personalized set of cake forks and a vintage cake server spotted at Wooden Hive. After the first cake cutting, you can re-use for years serving up smiles on anniversaries and birthdays.

reusable wedding decorations - vintage personalized cake server

by wooden hive

6. Champagne Tub with Monogram

Chill your favorite champagne or wine for your wedding and re-use while entertaining guests in your home. We love the monogram for an extra-special touch. By Susabellas.

reusable wedding decorations - champagne tub with monogram

by susabellas

7. Fall Wedding Guest Book Tree

This is one of our favorite reusable wedding decorations, as it offers three parts: a guest book alternative, a decorative (+ thematic) wedding accent, and an art piece for your home. Love, love, love. By SuzyShoppe.

reusable wedding decorations - fall wedding guest book tree

by suzyshoppe
reusable wedding decorations - fall wedding guest book tree
by suzyshoppe
reusable wedding decorations - fall wedding guest book tree
by suzyshoppe

8. Custom Address Stamp

This find is less of a decoration at your wedding and more of a decoration that each guest will see upon being invited (equally important). Plus, it cuts down on time spent hand-writing your address on each envelope. After the wedding, use the stamp on all correspondence – holiday cards, thank you notes, and more!

by paper sushi

9. Custom Cartoon Coffee Mugs

Serve up smiles with hot cocoa or coffee at your wedding in these adorable, custom-illustrated coffee mugs; keep the smiles going by reusing these mugs every morning! What a sweet idea. By Wandersketch.

reusable wedding decorations - custom cartoon coffee mugs

by wandersketch

reusable wedding decorations - custom cartoon coffee mugs

by wandersketch

10. Large Wooden Monogram Letter

This large wooden monogram letter can be used as a guest book (have guests sign the monogram letter with permanent marker) and displayed on a wall in your home afterward. Available in a multitude of punchy colors for a bold touch. By Wild Cherry Wood Shop.

reusable wedding decorations - large wooden monogram letter

by wild cherry wood shop

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Share your favorite ideas for reusing wedding decor in the comments area below or let us know your favorite find above!

Happy Planning!


-E.






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Emma Arendoski

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Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (Oct. 2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (Sep. 2014).
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