DIY Wedding Paper Projects to Save You Money on Your Big Day

By: The Budget Savvy Bride
| Published:
March 3, 2023

If you are looking for ways to decorate your wedding affordably, paper is one of the most cost-friendly options! Not only is it very inexpensive, but it’s also recyclable. Win-win! If you want to put together gorgeous decorations for your big day on a budget, check out these paper crafts you can make using projects available on Creative Fabrica!

One of the most beautiful things about weddings is how they can be customized to reflect the couple’s unique personalities and relationship. Whether you are looking for rustic and charming or sleek and modern, there are paper crafts that can help you achieve the look you desire. 

DIY Paper Projects for Weddings from Creative Fabrica

Without further ado, grab your Cricut (or another cutting machine) and check out some of the great paper wedding projects you’ll find on Creative Fabrica:

1. Paper flowers

For a real showstopper, create a giant paper flower bouquet using Free Flower SVGs. These are surprisingly easy to assemble, and they’ll last forever as a memento for your big day.

paper flower svg templates

Paper Flower Template Bundle

Creative Fabrica • $.90

This instant download includes a pack of five variants of roses templates in the following formats: SVG – 5 files, DXF-5 files, EPS- 5 files, JPG – 5 files, and PDF – 5 files. Plus, a photo and video.

paper dahlia svg template

8-inch Dahlia Paper Flower Template

Creative Fabrica • $3.50

The paper dahlias that will be assembled using this template will be perfect for your wedding. One paper flower is about 8 inches in diameter. The package includes:

PDF, SVG , DXF , JPG and PNG (Transparent) files. Link for the video tutorial for the backdrop flower version provided in the guide.

Paper Flower Rose Templates

Lalia 12 | Paper Flower Rose Templates

Creative Fabrica • $1.50

Lalia 12 paper flowers templates. This Package includes: Lalia 12 templates: PDF + SVG + DXF + PNG (Transparent) + JPG, the center design and leaves. Also included in the instant download are tutorial videos.

2. Paper fans

Paper fans are a great way to keep your guests cool and add a touch of elegance to your decor. You can find Free Fan SVGs in all sorts of styles on Creative Fabrica, from classic and romantic to fun and festive.

Hand Fan Template

Hand Fan Template

Creative Fabrica • $.90

This download includes four different fan designs. The ZIP archive contains 5 files: SVG, DXF, EPS, PDF, PNG. All are compatible with Silhouette and Cricut.

Wedding Fan Program Template

Wedding Fan Program Template

Creative Fabrica • $6.00

Download this pdf file and open it in Adobe Reader and edit it with your own text. Print this at home or a local printing shop, cut and trim and insert your own sticks to use as a fan.

3. Paper Garlands

Garlands are a great way to add a touch of whimsy to your decor, and they can be made from all sorts of materials. If you want to try your hand at a paper garland, check out the Free Garland SVGs on Creative Fabrica.

greenery paper svg pattern

Flower Garland Papercraft

Creative Fabrica • Included in subscription

This elegantly stylized lily garland is perfect as a home or event decoration for all sorts of occasions: birthday, baptism, anniversary, engagement, or even wedding. Even just a few garlands can create a festive atmosphere. You cannot purchase this individually but as part of a minimal monthly subscription fee.

rose themed bunting flag svgs

Fresh Roses Bunting Flags

Creative Fabrica • $4.95

A pair of different pretty papercut floral bunting garland pennant flags SVG cutting template. Instant digital download supplied as a zip file containing the following file formats:* SVG (recommended), * EPS, * PDF, * PNG.

diy paper bunting banners

Bunting Banners

Creative Fabrica • $2.00

Create your own adorable bunting banners with this digital file. This file download includes: 10 SVG + 1 SVG with all banners; 10 DXF + 1 DXF with all banners; 10 PNG + 1 PNG with all banners; 10 EPS + 1 EPS with all banners; 10 PDF + 1 PDF with all banners; and 10 AI + 1 AI with all banners.

4. Paper Luminaries and lanterns

Paper lanterns are a classic wedding decoration and for good reason! They add a touch of romance and intrigue to any setting. You can find Lantern SVGs in a variety of styles on Creative Fabrica.

Geometric Fan Lantern

Geometric Fan Lantern

Creative Fabrica • $7.95

A pretty papercut 3D lantern SVG cutting template to brighten up any room. Instant digital download is supplied as a zip file containing the following file formats:* SVG (recommended), * EPS, * PDF, * PNG. The original size will be cut from 8.5×11″ card stock.

3D Roses Bouquet Centerpiece

3D Roses Bouquet Centerpiece

Creative Fabrica • $5.00

These beautiful 3D roses and centerpiece design would make for excellent DIY tabletop displays and save a ton of money. PNG & SVG files for use with Cricut Machines.

Moroccan Lantern SVG Pattern - Paper Wedding DIY Projects

Moroccan Lantern

Creative Fabrica • Included in subscription

This elegant lantern makes a perfect decoration for dinners, small parties, and formal celebrations. You will receive this design collection in SVG format with and without score lines. Together with the cutting files, you will receive the instructions in PDF with a link to the video tutorial on how to assemble the craft.

DIY paper lantern svgs

Blossom Lanterns

Creative Fabrica • Included in subscription

These arty, elegant luminaries have a 3-dimensional floral motif, these lanterns look beautiful by daylight or in the evening with a lit (flameless) tealight inside. Perfect for adding beauty to any gathering or for giving as wedding favors. These are easy to make using your Cricut, Silhouette, or Scan-n-Cut.

5. DIY Paper place cards

Paper place cards are a great way to add a personal touch to your wedding reception. Check out these unique Place Card SVGs we spotted on Creative Fabrica.

3D Plum Blossom Place Card 

3D Plum Blossom Place Card 

Creative Fabrica • $4.95

A pretty papercut place or name card SVG cutting template suitable for many occasions. This digital file works with most cutting machines Instant digital download is supplied as a zip file containing the following file formats: * SVG, * EPS, * PDF, * PNG.

Lace Place Card Template

Lace Place Card Template

Creative Fabrica • $3.90

These elegant lace place cards will work with any theme. Choose your own color or shimmer paper to match your theme and download the design to get started.

Place Card Template

Place Card Template

Creative Fabrica • $3.50

A beautiful SVG template for a unique place card ready to cut! This product is an SVG file for use with your cut machine (Cricut, Silhouette, etc.) and paper/cardstock of your choice. The product on the photos is 4,5″x2,83″ (4,5″x5,66″ before folding).

6. Paper wedding favors

If you are looking for a unique and affordable wedding favor, look no further than paper! Or, at least, you can package up an affordable edible wedding favor inside a paper box! Check out these favor box SVG templates from Creative Fabrica.

Heart Shaker Box Template

Heart Shaker Box Template

Creative Fabrica • Included with a subscription

This Heart shaker box is the perfect wrapping for your gifts (or chocolate!) and you can actually use it to decorate your house as well! The supplies (and skills) are readily available, and cheap and the results make for a big impact.

Roses Gable Box

Roses Gable Box

Creative Fabrica • Included with a subscription

Ideal to wrap presents, and as favor box, you can use this template to make thoughtful, handmade boxes for your wedding guests and bridal party. You will receive this design collection in SVG format.

Diamond Shape Holes Cuttable Pillow Box

Diamond Shape Holes Cuttable Pillow Box

Creative Fabrica • $1.00

This cute pillow box is perfect for candy packages and wedding favors. They are great as a hostess gift as well for wedding favor wrapping. Enjoy preparing treats boxes for your guests and attendees.

7. DIY Paper letter signs

Paper letters are a great way to add a personal touch to your wedding decor. You can use them to spell out the bride and groom’s names, the wedding date, or any other special message. Check out these Free Fonts from Creative Fabrica to get started:

light up letter svg template

Light Alphabet Letters and Numbers Template

Creative Fabrica • Included with a subscription

The letters are easy to assemble and are perfect for bridal showers and weddings. Decorate the letters (and numbers) with the elements you like the most to give them a personal touch!

3D letters and numbers template SVG

3D Letters and Numbers Template

Creative Fabrica • $1.00

These 3d letters and numbers are perfect for your wedding decor, photo booth backdrop and so much more. You can tweak the size by making sure you resize each file equally. The product contains instructions and templates for you to make this minimalist and modern decoration as many times as you want.

Alphabet Letters Cubes

Alphabet Letters Cubes

Creative Fabrica • Included with a subscription

These playful Alphabet Letters Cubes are an ideal decoration for bridal showers and weddings. Spell out your names, your wedding date or your new last name! There are a plethora of ways to utilize this craft.

8. DIY Paper Envelopes

Envelopes are a must-have for any wedding, whether you’re sending out invitations or thank you cards. But we bet you didn’t think about making your own? Check out these unique envelope designs you can DIY with SVG files from Creative Fabrica:

Envelope and Liner Template A2

Envelope and Liner Template A2

Creative Fabrica • $1.99

Instantly make your own A2 Envelopes and Liners! This Envelope folds from a flat sheet of US Letter paper. The liner fitting inside will require an additional sheet of paper.

heart envelope template

Heart Envelope Template | Self Sealing

Creative Fabrica • $1.99

We love that you can make your own self-sealing heart envelope and cards! This Envelope folds from a flat sheet of US Letter paper. The heart forms the clasp that seals the envelope when closed. PLUS, it includes two notecard designs that are scaled to fit inside this A2 envelope.

rose envelope SVG template

Wedding Invitations Set

Creative Fabrica • $4.00

Wedding invitation set with a pattern of roses, templates for cutting on Cricut, Silhouette Cameo, Brother ScanNcut, Laser cut, and other cutting machines. The set includes a Trifold envelope, a Gatefold card, an Openwork envelope, and a card with a Belly Band with a pattern of roses for a beautiful wedding decoration.

More Wedding Projects on Creative Fabrica

Browse FREE SVGs on Creative Fabrica today and find the perfect design for your next paper craft project! With so many to choose from, you’re sure to find something you love.

The best part is that you can use paper in your wedding colors to match your wedding style cohesively. If you want an even more customized look, consider using some of these Free Wedding SVG files with pretty patterned paper to take it up a notch.

Be sure to join us in the community and share any creative DIY paper projects you’ve made for your wedding!

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