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It’s time to flex those crafting muscles! Bust out the sewing machine, master the art of the glue gun, and show that cricut who’s boss - this section is all about getting creative and customizing your wedding day decor. Share your DIY tips and progress here!



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diy prep!!
Williamsracn, on May 8, 2024 at 4:58 PM

What all are y'all doing yourself?

Tracy, Jun 2, 2024 24 376
Program fan people, what type of glue did you use?
Mandi, on June 22, 2017 at 5:18 PM

We are having a wedding "crafting party" this weekend and I am torn on what glue to use for 110 lb card stock. My card making friend said glue sticks would be fine, but other sites say NO glue sticks....

Jennifer, 9 hours ago 11 4,352
Real or Fake Florals, diy or Etsy
Kimberley, on April 17, 2024 at 1:26 PM

Hi brides, I am trying to decide how to go about the wedding flowers. Beautiful flowers are a priority for me, but I have seen fake flowers look just as good as the real deal. I need 13 table...

Kimberley, 20 hours ago 3 205
Dinner Ideas
Emily, on May 13, 2024 at 3:55 PM

We are getting married in August at a farm type venue, so we’ll be inside and outside. It’s going to be a really small wedding with just family and close friends (under 50 people). Looking at doing a...

Katie, Yesterday at 1:15 PM 5 126
diy Photo Booth?
Megan, on June 6, 2024 at 7:16 PM

Hi everyone! Wondering if anyone is currently working on this or did in the past. My thought was to DIY a photo backdrop (versus having a photo booth/attendant)- I know there are a million things on...

Katie, Yesterday at 1:03 PM 2 30
Clean up After Reception?... what did you need to do?
Brigit, on February 4, 2015 at 11:18 AM

So i just found out that my DOC usually doesnt stay longer than 45 mins after dinner is served. my caterer does clean up but i am not sure what he is willing to do... i can get my DOC have people stay...

kenyetta, Jun 9, 2024 23 21,212 1
Soon to Be Mrs.
black envelopes
Soon to Be Mrs., on April 21, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Has any one had any issues with mailing black envelopes? I would like to use them for both the invitation and RSVP cards. I was on hold with USPS for over 20 minutes and decided to just hang up...

Ashley, Jun 7, 2024 13 4,910
Pamela, on June 1, 2024 at 1:50 AM

Where do I begin?

Pamela, Jun 6, 2024 3 44
Outdoor Venues
Christina, on May 19, 2024 at 10:08 PM

So this is a photo of the outdoor Ramada area that we can rent out (with a special event permit) for just around $550. It’s not the price that has me m jumping up and down with excitement- I’m...

Nilu, Jun 5, 2024 4 95
Karen & Rene
Where can I get *CHEAP* Pillar candles?
Karen & Rene, on April 27, 2011 at 10:08 AM

I finally decided on a centerpiece! Gven the fact that our budget is tight and we have already gone over it by twice as much, I believe this would be a nice alternative. I am doing candles (see pics...

Mordema, May 20, 2024 31 25,251
Best website for wholesale flowers?
Annie, on September 4, 2017 at 8:09 PM

Hi! For those of you who bought flowers in bulk and assembled them yourselves, do you have any feedback on what companies do a great, cost-effective job with fresh flowers? Grocery stores? Online?...

Jennifer, May 20, 2024 16 8,065 4
How to have a beautiful backyard wedding
Katie, on January 8, 2023 at 6:25 PM

tips and tricks for budget friendly

Katie, May 19, 2024 14 296 1
diy cocktail Hour?
Katrina, on May 18, 2024 at 5:39 AM

Getting married May 2025 and want to have really good food. Myself & my family love to cook, and always receive the highest remarks from others. The wedding is only 50-75 people and I was thinking...

Katrina, May 18, 2024 33
Ring box for photos?
Rachel, on April 4, 2022 at 4:22 PM

How many of you brides are getting a ring box for your wedding rings for photos, etc.? I only just heard about this… I was planning on just bringing our wedding bands in their original Shane Co. boxes...

Keira, May 17, 2024 29 1,798 4
Flowers from Trader Joes?
SphynxLover, on January 6, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Ok being a bride on a budget I am planning on doing all my own flowers. Has anyone ever used Trader Joes for flowers? They always have wonderful greatly priced flowers that seem to last. How does it...

Rachel, May 13, 2024 23 57,435 9
Sola Wood Flowers
Caroline, on May 1, 2024 at 12:00 PM

Hey everyone! Has anyone looked into/used Sola Wood Flowers in their wedding? I’ve been seeing tons of ads for it. It looks like a good alternative to real flowers for smaller things like centerpieces...

Crystal, May 9, 2024 3 59
HRH Mags
Mother uninvited to wedding. Been a very bad morning!
HRH Mags, on January 17, 2013 at 9:46 AM

So this morning I told my mom she was no longer welcome at our wedding I called her to find out how my grandmother was as she went to the Dr yesterday. Grandmother recently had a stroke and is losing...

G., May 7, 2024 23 1,103 1
Looking for some hot new ways to do center pieces without looking too naked or too full
Regina, on May 6, 2024 at 7:47 PM

Need some ideas on hot new d.i.y projects trying to save some money somewhere lol

Regina, May 6, 2024 28
Re-dying Sola Wood Flowers?
Jessica, on April 26, 2024 at 9:39 AM

So I was given a TON of sola wood flowers from a coworker from her daughters wedding since they are the same colors we are doing. The only thing is the flowers have kind of smashed together in the...

Lisa, May 6, 2024 1 32
diy Fae Court/forest Themed Wedding Decorations
Kayla, on April 25, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Hello! I'm looking for some DIY decoration ideas for my Fae Court/Forest Themed Wedding reception. There are spots to hang stuff above tables at the venue as well so I can also create some hanging...

Lisa, May 6, 2024 1 23
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