As weddings have gotten more elaborate, the average cost of an Australian wedding is now over $36,000 according to ASIC. With prices that high, no wonder there is a growing movement to simplify weddings back to their roots of a celebration of love, family and commitment.
Here are some ideas for a backyard wedding that will have everyone talking.
Jam jar vases
Ask friends and relatives to collect jam jars and pasta jars in the months leading up to the wedding.