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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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Cricut Wedding Projects
Josi, on December 1, 2021 at 8:42 AM

I am strongly considering buying the new cricut for wedding (and other) projects. I am planning on using it for acrylic escort cards, foiling invitations, personalized gifts, and signage. Would you...

Josi, Dec 2, 2021 4 58 1
Fiance and I had HUGE fight/broken engagement...need all the advice I can get, please!!!
meesh1204, on June 17, 2014 at 7:24 PM

So, a little over a month ago FH and I started arguing over the same problem we've been having for a while..but he wouldnt let it go and would start a fight about it everyday (sometimes even yelling...

Good, Dec 2, 2021 24 5,756
Finished our wedding arch
Nichole, on November 22, 2021 at 7:11 PM

Finally finished our wedding arch. Really happy with how it turned out and cant wait until the fairy lights that hang to the ground can be unraveled and lit up

Melle, Dec 1, 2021 5 165 1
rit Dye dusty blue
Kenia, on February 21, 2021 at 8:50 AM

Help! I want to know how hard is it to dye chiffon to a dusty blue? I want chiffon table runners and would save a lot of money buying from a company plain white and cutting it up myself. Does anybody...

Nicole, Dec 1, 2021 8 749
diy photo booth?
Jessica, on November 26, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Has anyone done or looked into a diy photo booth? Thinking an ipad/air print setup or a handful of instant cameras with memory cards so that we get copies of the photos too.

Jessica, Dec 1, 2021 3 59
Wedding Signage
Gabby, on September 30, 2021 at 3:33 AM

So I'm about to begin my DIY projects for my wedding signage. Is it better to have all the same materials (acrylic, poster, etc) or a combination of different materials?

Sarah, Nov 30, 2021 7 127
Vistaprint sale on menus?
Laura, on November 29, 2021 at 7:06 AM

Vistaprint has 30% off menus today. Has anyone seen better than that? Debating if I should order or wait. Thanks!

Lynnie, Nov 30, 2021 1 19
Best Pen/writing Utensil for White Ink?
Chantelle, on March 14, 2021 at 7:05 PM

What pen brands/writing utensils are best for white ink on gold colored envelopes? My envelopes kind of have a shine to them(?) so it feels like there a slight film to them idk(?) so I’m not sure if...

Juliet, Nov 30, 2021 6 135
Wedding albums
Colon44, on November 23, 2021 at 5:05 PM

Did any of you order your wedding album from another place besides your photographer? I've seen shutterfly has pretty flush mount albums, but I'm not sure of any other websites available for that....

Lynnie, Nov 24, 2021 4 90
Lets talk Floralllllll
Shann, on October 9, 2021 at 12:05 PM

Hi ladies! I am planning to make my own floral for my arch decor and bouquet. Can anyone recommend a Artificial flower company they liked best? Am I the only one who would rather make them myself?...

Ashley, Nov 22, 2021 8 138 3
Best place to print Save The Dates
Molly, on November 29, 2017 at 8:45 AM

Where is the best place to print out your save the dates? A friend of mine is a graphic designer and he offered to design them for me for free but I need a place to print them all off. Any advice on...

rahulsrrf, Nov 21, 2021 7 2,056
Centerpiece ideas for 8ft long tables
Hannah, on November 19, 2021 at 9:37 AM

This has been what we have for inspiration for tables for our wedding what other unique things has everyone else done.

Hannah, Nov 21, 2021 5 143 1
diy Save the Date
Carla, on November 11, 2021 at 4:49 PM

Made our save the date on Canva with the use of digital water color clip art from Etsy for the florals and leaves. Was fun making this! Going to print these at home and then use my cricut to cut them....

Lav, Nov 21, 2021 6 88
Wedding checklist for diy
Hannah, on November 19, 2021 at 9:39 AM

Have been using the checklist on here what things have you found that aren’t on here. I’ve sorta made my own but definitely feel like I’m missing somethings.

Hannah, Nov 19, 2021 51 1
Washing linens
Tiffany, on November 15, 2021 at 10:58 AM

Hello! When I got the tablecloths for the wedding I was excited but now how do I clean them?! Local dry cleaner wants $10 a tablecloth.

P.t., Nov 16, 2021 2 74
Carla, on November 14, 2021 at 12:03 PM

So I'm doing my invitations but because I'm an indecisive person I can't decide if it's too much to have "2022" written out on the back even though I have 5/14/22 on the front. My FH think it's too...

Allison, Nov 15, 2021 9 160
Crafters, can you help?
Michele, on November 13, 2021 at 3:47 PM

For our reception we're going to have some yard games, and one of which is going to be a ring toss game. We have long neck wine bottles we're going to arrange in wooden crate boxes... For the bottles,...

Michelle, Nov 13, 2021 2 57
Excited for Pie Display!
Jennifer, on November 11, 2021 at 3:59 PM

I love working with my hands and crafting and I am so excited for our pie display. I always say I’m in the wrong career haha so I’m glad the wedding is making use of my creative side. I “stained”...

Ashley, Nov 12, 2021 9 96
diy brides - is a cricut worth it?
Sarah, on October 11, 2021 at 12:51 PM

I'm designing all of our signage/invitations/decor and I'm wondering if I should take the plunge and invest in a cricut. My main questions are: -Can I use my own design created in Adobe Illustrator or...

Amber, Nov 12, 2021 19 253
Greenery Garland for tables
Alexandra, on November 11, 2021 at 9:38 PM

I am trying to figure out how much greenery to purchase to create an 8ft long garland I have 6 guest table and 1 love birds table. Please help 😩

Alexandra, Nov 12, 2021 6 80 1
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