7 Ways Incorporate Your Wedding Décor into Your Home

Home & Registry

When the wedding is over and the décor is being broken down, it's hard to not feel bittersweet (any maybe even a bit bummed out). Don't despair: we have good news! There are tons of stylish ways to incorporate your wedding day décor into your home décor and ensure it fits into your personal interior style and preferences. Check out our favorite ways to bring a bit of your wedding (and love) into your home, where it can live on long after your last dance.

BHLDN Wedding Candles

Photo: Courtesy of BHLDN

1. Candles
The easiest way to take a piece of your wedding and bring it home with you is by keeping a few of your favorite votives or candle holders and scattering them throughout your home. Or, tuck them away in your china cabinets and only break them out for special occasions such as holidays or anniversaries. By keeping these as mementos, you'll be reminded of your wedding day each time you light and display them. ("Turned Brass" candlesticks, $18, BHLDN)

Wooden Wedding Guestbook Alternative

Photo: Courtesy of Beautiful By Sisters

2. Guestbooks & Guestbook Alternatives
For traditional guestbooks, displaying them prominently on a stand in a curio cabinet or shelf is a great way to keep the well wishes and happy words from loved ones in your home (don't let this book be tucked away somewhere!). Guestbook alternatives such as wooden pallet boards, trees, art prints, wooden letters, and other hanging options are perfect to be hung in the living room or dining room to keep all the warm and fuzzy thoughts from your guests posted in a special place. (Engraved wood wedding guestbook, $79.99, Beautiful By Sisters)

Pottery Barn Wedding Keepsake Shadowbox

Photo: Courtesy of Pottery Barn

3. Shadowbox
We LOVE shadowboxes. There's truly no better way to display a few of your favorite décor items and memorabilia than in an organized and decorative space. In the right shadowbox, you can organize your cake topper, bouquet charms, invitation suite, and more in an adorable display that is sure to spark both memories and conversation for years to come. Pottery Barn offers personalized shadowboxes perfect for this display, and you can easily find simple shadowboxes at craft retailers. (Wedding keepsake box, $79, Pottery Barn)

Framed Wedding Guestbook

Photo: Courtesy of Peachwik

4. Custom Framing
Did you have a decorative or personalized runner that you just can't seem to part with — but can't think of how to repurpose? Consider cutting off the decorative part and framing it for an adorable way to memorialize your last steps as a Miss and first as Mr. & Mrs. You can also have your invitation suite custom framed with other pieces of wedding stationery: written/printed speeches, or handwritten notes, or guest sign-in art prints. Craft retailers including Michael's have custom framing departments that are up to the task of framing nearly anything you can dream up. (Framed wedding guestbook, starting at $38, Peachwik)

5. Florals
One of the hardest things to come to terms with in regards to wedding day décor is that the flowers you've spent so much time planning for — and so much money on — die. Preserve your flowers by drying the bouquet or pressing them, and you can display them in your home in vases, frames, shadowboxes, and more.

Mr and Mrs Wedding Sign

Photo: Courtesy of Design House Décor

6. Mr. & Mrs. Memorabilia
Mr. & Mrs. chair décor, table signage, champagne glasses and more are all adorable touches to add to both your wedding day décor, and to be recycled into your home décor as well. Hang the signs that adorned your chairs or tables above your bed, on your nightstands, or placed in a display case. You can also incorporate these pieces into a gallery wall on your favorite room. (Mr. & Mrs. wooden signs, $75, Design House Décor)

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BHLDN Wedding Flower Vases

Photo: Courtesy of BHLDN

7. Vases
While it may be difficult for those who have towering floral centerpieces, any medium or small centerpiece floral arrangements are typically arranged in decorative vases. Ask your florist or an employee of your venue if they can save you one at the end of the evening while they are breaking down your décor. Save it and incorporate it into your house's interior design — or, bust it out for your special occasion tablescapes. ("Latticework" vase, $4, BHLDN)

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