Decorating your wedding reception on a budget can be tough but fear not! Here are 12 fabulous finishing touches that you and your purse will love!

Floral Fiesta plates

Brighten up your tables and save on the washing up with these vibrant ‘floral fiesta’ paper plates. At just £4.75 for a pack of eight, they’re perfect if you’re planning a marquee wedding. See for more in this fab range including bunting, straws and more.


Mercury glasses

Create a romantic ambience around your reception room with these ribbed mercury glasses, priced from £3. Perfect for adding a rustic feel to your wedding, you can use tealights or flower heads as they’ve done here. You can get this look at, where you’ll find more beautiful decor and stationery ideas for your big day, too!


Street stalls

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We love Kalm Kitchen’s beautifully styled street stalls. There’s a fun S’mores Station, a Sushi Stand, Popcorn Pop-Up, Sweetie Table, Cheese and Ham Larder, or Brunch Bar available, so you’re bound to find something that takes your fancy. You can visit and get your hands on one today!


Hessian table numbers

We can’t get enough of these rustic hessian table numbers! Simply tie them around a jar or vase, fill with flowers, and there you have it -– the perfect table centre and number all in one! You can buy yours from


Message in a bottle!

An authentic finishing touch for a beachy big day, these little bottles from Bohemian Dreams are just £3.99 each, so go on and get yours to add a little sparkle to your venue. There’s even a ‘Love Recipe’ recipe printed on the tiny scroll inside – such a cute favour idea!


Classic bow table plan

We adore this timeless seating plan from Featuring mink ribbon and diamanté heart detailing, it is perfect for an elegant and classic occasion. If you love it, too, you can buy yours for £110!


Wedding hashtag sign

Creating your own wedding hashtag is a great idea for keeping all your guests’ photos in one place. This print from is bang on trend, and for just £19 it’s a reception must-have! Get your guests snapping and hashtagging!


Fish ‘n’ Chip stand

Are you planning on serving good old fish and chips as a late-night snack for your guests? You can pick up your dedicated stand from for just £13.95, and theme your day in an instant.


Pastel pom poms

Struggling to decorate your marquee wedding venue? Next year’s best decorations will be on the ceiling! We love these chevron pastel pom poms, just £6.50 from Matching items are also available for a co-ordinated look.


Personalised cake bunting

This personalised cake topper is a fabulous finishing touch from Vintage Love Stationery, especially for a quirky country theme. Make it yours today for only £24.99 and top off your cake in style.


Petal-filled place cards

Add a pop of colour to your tables with these Fancy Florals place cards. Available from just 80p each at, why not? A great finishing touch for a bright, summer theme.


Blackboard buckets

Create a table plan with the wow factor at This sweet blackboard bucket is just £6.95 – definitely a purse-friendly find for your flowers that can double up as your table number, too. What more could you ask for?!


Need more decoration ideas? If you want to keep it simple we’ve got lots more ideas on how to decorate with flowers right here!