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THERE'S no denying that weddings come with a hefty bricetag.
But wedding expert Kimberley Burrell, who is from Australia and posts under the acronym @themarmaladesky, has proven this doesn't have to be the case.
In a handy video posted to TikTok, she reveals the various items that any bride-to-be should buy from Ikea ahead of their big day.
Firstly, she points out the SÄLLSKAPLIG champagne coupes which cost £10 for a pack of four.
"These are the holy grail of glasses guys," she enthuses. "I b****y love them. I have so many."
"I'm stocking up on them today because the last event I had some dog stole four of them…so I've just got to get more!"
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Next is the IVRIG turquoise glasses which are £6 for a pack of four.
"I like these blue ones as well…lovely little pop of colour on your guest tables. Really really nice."
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Kimberley also advises purchasing the FÄRGKLAR matt light pink plates, which retail at £10 for a pack of four.
"Same thing with the pink plates – they've got good cheap plates," she says. "This pop of blush will look really pretty on your table.
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You're just trying to add in colour without using candles and flowers."
The wedding guru then recommends the £3 THORGUN throw.
"Blankets…if you're having a winter wedding outside guys, you need to have blankets," she explains.
"Don't let your guests freeze to death – that's rude! Just get some blankets…easy!"
Also on Kimberley's must-have list is the LOHALS natural rug, which costs £35.
"These make really good aisle runners particularly with it being raining before your ceremony – you don't want to scuff up your good shoes."
"Not cheap but you could use them again or sell them or Facebook Marketplace."
She also goes on to praise the FENOMEN set of five candles, £6, and the pack of 100 tealights, £4.75.
"These candles are great and I love the varied heights. Very visually interesting."
Tealights are cheap as well – don't get the four hours, always look for the 8-9 hours guys otherwise they'll just burn out through your reception."
Finally, she points out the perfect us for the £22 BOMARKEN display box.
" This would made a really good wishing well for cards if you own one of the Cricut machines – put a nice detail on the front – done!"
The post has since racked up an impressive 68,000 views and been flooded with comments.
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"I need all of these for my house," wrote one.
A second penned: "Omg I bought these just last night because of your video."
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