If the sheer amount of Cinderella adaptations tells us anything, it’s that people have a soft spot for fairytales. Even more so for real-life ones: More than 30 million people tuned in to watch Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry in 2018. There’s just something magical about royal weddings—the flowers, the foliage, the fascinators—that draws us in.
So, if princess vibes are what you’re going for on your big day, we support that. And, believe it or not, there are plenty of ways to get that fairytale feeling even without a king’s purse. Read on for our top 17 ideas to bring a little royal magic to your wedding day—without breaking your budget.