Creative Lighting and Décor :Intersperse hanging votives with flower "baskets" made of metal cans. Drill holes for string, fill them with blooms, and decorate a trellis, gazebo, or window. Hanging silver votives, $16 for six, Jamali Floral & Garden Supplies.
Embroidery hoops for decor is unexpected, but so versatile (and cheap)! You can put whatever fabric you want in them, so that they’ll always match your wedding colors. And they’re so easy to put together, you could seriously do it in a day. How’s that for speedy, cheap and cute DIY?