You too can have a celebrity-like wedding party that resembles Tom and Katie’s, or Eva and Tony’s! Celebrity’s hire the best of planners &, of course, spend hundreds of thousands their wedding day. The good news is you don’t have to spend a heap of money to have your reception or ceremony look extravagant! It’s all about being unique, from the music you play to thekeepsake wedding favors you give away. In fact, these wedding ideas are not only budget friendly…

The stars even dress chairs in designer styles! Chairs are wedding decorations, too. A simple way to dress them up is to use flowers and vines hanging from the chair back to create the person’s first initial. For a personalized touch, use ribbon with a personalized wedding message like ‘On this day I marry my best friend’ or ‘Thank you’. Use a combination of garland ivy with your favourite wedding flowers & voila… a beautiful way to dress up & make VIP guests stand out.

Canadian singer Avril Lavigne and Sum 41 lead singer Deryck Whibley had an outdoor garden wedding ceremony that lacked no attention to detail. Covered in white rose petals, the white aisle runner that Avril had walked down with her father in arm beautifully contrasted the manicured green surroundings. If you’re having an outdoor wedding, aisle runners are an inexpensive way to dress up your ceremony and offer a elegant visual backdrop for wedding photos. Add rose petals to your outdoor wedding altar for an added touch.

Marcia Ross from the hit series Desperate Housewives and husband Tom Mahoney literally put the ‘sweet’ at their sweet table. It was filled with tall jars of taffy, jellybeans, hard candies and chocolates. A sure party pleaser and a unique way to top off the evening! It can also be an easy and inexpensive way to treat your wedding guests after a night of dinner and dance. Vases are quite affordable and come in a variety of shapes and sizes – find your favourite vases and fill them with candies! Before the reception ends, have your caterer set up a sweet station with your candy filled vases for guests to devour. Oh, and don’t forget the candy scoop, they even come heart shaped!

American Idol contestant Katherine McPhee recently married Nick Cokas and indulged their wedding guests with a spectacular chocolate fountain. Who doesn’t like chocolate? If you can’t afford to rent a large scale chocolate fountain for your wedding, try small heart shaped fondue sets as your wedding centerpieces. Filled with chocolate & surrounded with colourful fruits — it’s a great conversation piece and sure to satisfy grumbling tummies.

With a bit of creativity anyone can achieve a celebrity like wedding. So maybe it won’t be a beach wedding on the shores of Italy or at a historic French mansion. Wedding ideas are free, making your day unique is fun, and and sharing with family and friends is priceless!