Looking for some non-traditional places to shop for your wedding decor (and save a bundle)? Well, look no further than warehouse store, Costco! Yes, you did read that right - the big box club store is a mecca of inexpensive flowers and food (both DIY and non-DIY) options for your wedding ceremony and reception. Read on suggestions on great wedding flowers and food from Costco and what to pick up on your next visit to the store.
Flowers are one of Costco's greatest deals. They are super inexpensive, you can buy pre-made bouquets or loose flowers in bulk, and there are tons of different kinds. Pick up the bouquets in store or buy flowers in bulk online to be delivered directly to your home before the wedding for your DIY pleasure. Here's a few wedding's that used Costco flowers for their bouquets and centerpieces:
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Whether you're DIY catering your own reception or just picking up the food so someone else can - Costco is THE place to buy it all. Pick up pre-made platters and trays in the deli section or go all out and buy everything you need online to be delivered to your home.
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In the bakery department, either order your entire wedding cake or look for simple white cakes that you can decorate yourself.
Did you know that Costco has wedding dresses? Look them up online (they are really pretty).
Costco is a great place to pick up bottled water, tissue packets, and other small necessities for pre-wedding preparations and the ceremony.
Pick up inexpensive glasses, silverware, and plates for the reception (instead of renting them).
And don't forget about curtains and shower curtains - these can be used as inexpensive backdrops and tablecloths.
Want a pretty textured aisle runner? Pick up a few inexpensive bamboo shades in the window treatment area and stitch or glue them end to end for a fabulous aisle runner!
Are any of you planning to pick up a little something for your wedding from Costco?