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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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Naomi
Just ordered a Cricut Maker 3...
Naomi, on September 21, 2021 at 6:05 PM

We are going to attempt to make our own Steampunk pocket invitations, menu cards, and programs. I am also planning to do some personalized wedding party flutes. Anyone else doing or done this?

Naomi, Yesterday at 1:36 AM 24 139
Jennifer
Printing Own Invitations
Jennifer, on September 22, 2021 at 12:33 AM

For those that have designed their own wedding invitations or purchased one from Etsy, what did you find was the most cost effective print shop to print your design? How much did you pay per card? My...

Jennifer, Yesterday at 9:05 AM 9 99 2
Hope
Thank you gifts for Bestmen & Groomsmen
Hope, on September 23, 2021 at 6:16 PM

Hello! My fiancé is having a hard time choosing thank you gifts for the guys. Our wedding is in Oct 2022 in Vermont. We are not getting anything right now but I like to have ideas written done...

Fiona, Yesterday at 4:36 AM 6 58 1
Julie
Cricut diy Invitations
Julie, on September 24, 2021 at 9:46 AM

Help! Best products to make invitations. I’m new to cricut and only have the blade that comes with the machine. Have not looked into ink, etc. if anyone is very experienced in this realm that would be...

Nancy, Sep 24, 2021 1 28
Hannah
Seating Chart Cardstock
Hannah, on September 23, 2021 at 11:52 AM

I’m trying to figure out where I can print our seating chart 5”x7” cards on cardstock. Everywhere I’ve looked where I can upload the JPG file of my seating chart cards, the minimum quantity I can...

Michelle, Sep 23, 2021 7 71 1
Casey
i think i have my center pieces.
Casey, on September 16, 2021 at 8:21 AM

This is just a prototype but I'm in love!

Casey, Sep 22, 2021 14 195 2
Frankie
diy Decorating
Frankie, on September 17, 2021 at 4:30 PM

I am interested in decorating my own wedding for a cheaper rate. I found shipour.wedding. Has anyone ever used them before? I am tempted to use them as it sounds like a legit deal, but I am a little...

Erica, Sep 22, 2021 6 101
Samantha
It’s Wedding Week!
Samantha, on September 20, 2021 at 3:16 PM

Finishing up last minute projects! Can’t wait, only 4 more days! What are your last minute projects??

Clarissa, Sep 21, 2021 7 125 1
K
diy Photobooth
Katie, on August 23, 2021 at 3:23 PM

We would like to do our own photo booth at our wedding, but we are having a hard time deciding the best way to do the pictures. I would like to avoid having to hire a vendor and just use a pipe frame...

Haley, Sep 21, 2021 9 108
Kristen
So proud of my diy Florals and Decorations!
Kristen, on September 15, 2021 at 9:52 PM

My wedding photos just came in and I am in AWE of how everything turned out! I'm a proud DIY Bride, planning the entire wedding and creating the decor (live florals and other items such as...

Kristen, Sep 20, 2021 20 431 2
Genevieve
Viking wedding invitations!!!
Genevieve, on September 19, 2021 at 9:39 AM

Our wedding is viking themed and these are the invitations I made! They aren’t done yet, but this is the basic gist. What do you think?

Lynnie, Sep 20, 2021 17 229
Carissa
Brides on a Budget!!
Carissa, on August 8, 2021 at 6:22 PM

Where are my brides on a Budget of like $5k-$10 at? Let’s share some DIY’s and money saving hacks and tips below! 👀

Kristina, Sep 19, 2021 27 697 13
Diana Scott
DIY Bouquets?
Diana Scott, on March 31, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Is any bride doing their own bouquets? Are you doing real or artificial flowers?

Casey, Sep 16, 2021 46 629 3
Monica
Diy brides: how long did it take you to set up
Monica, on September 2, 2021 at 8:10 AM

We have to setup and cleanup ourselves. The venue doesn’t do anything for us. I have everything planned out and we have boxes of stuff ready to take for our decorations. This includes the bar also...

Monica, Sep 15, 2021 18 282 1
Dana
Bridesmaid Bouquet Alternatives?
Dana, on August 24, 2021 at 10:02 PM

Any crafty ideas for bridal party bouquets? I can’t bring myself to pay thousands of dollars on flowers.

Kristen, Sep 15, 2021 30 411 1
Erika
My DIY gold flower place card holders
Erika, on October 10, 2017 at 1:47 PM

I wanted to share my diy placecard holders! This is thankfully my last diy project and I'm pretty excited with how they turned out! I bought flowers at the dollar tree and then spray painted them gold...

Kara, Sep 15, 2021 57 344 3
Michele
diy Centerpiece Layout Ideas?
Michele, on September 7, 2021 at 11:26 PM

Hi everybody! Alright.. we are getting married at a little cottage at a winery in October '22. Trying to do little cozy centerpieces for the 5 round dining tables. I love these little lanterns, and...

Michele, Sep 15, 2021 9 140
TheHamWhites
Where to buy artificial flowers??
TheHamWhites, on July 20, 2017 at 4:44 PM

Hi everyone! I'm doing artificial flowers (my FH is allergic to real flowers) and I'm not sure where to start looking? With my work schedule it's easier to order online. Just wondering where the best...

Lily, Sep 15, 2021 22 3,324 1
Lynn
Swag for my arbor
Lynn, on September 12, 2021 at 9:29 PM

I had so much fun doing these and they are almost finished.

Lynn, Sep 14, 2021 17 175 1
Kyra
Toss Bouquet
Kyra, on September 13, 2021 at 12:29 PM

Did anyone make their own toss bouquet or should i just break down and buy one from hobby lobby or something? I'm finishing up and getting the last little details together and almost forgot about it ...

Katherine, Sep 14, 2021 6 71
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