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

What all are y'all doing yourself?

Heather, Jun 15, 2024 25 401
Cynthia
Wedding candle vase and candles
Cynthia, on June 23, 2024 at 1:03 AM

Where can I get enclosed candles

Jm Sunshine, Yesterday at 8:00 PM 1 17
Aaron
Hanging discos!
Aaron, Yesterday at 5:32 PM

I am attempting to DIY most florals or supplement with a dried flower source like Hidden Botanics or Sola. My fiance and I would LOVE to save money by doing this ourselves, but we also want to hang...

Aaron, Yesterday at 5:32 PM 8
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Have gorgeous faux flowers for wedding
Wendy, Yesterday at 5:22 PM

Havethe arch and flower arrangements, plus extra flowers

Wendy, Yesterday at 5:22 PM 5
Emily
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...

Rosebud, Jun 23, 2024 7 166
Mrs. Noratel
Dying Sola Flowers...
Mrs. Noratel, on January 19, 2014 at 9:38 PM

So tonight we began our quest on dying our own sola flowers. Once we got the hang of it, it became pretty easy and things moved at a good pace. Tonight we did all the pinks, with the exception we have...

Trisha, Jun 18, 2024 24 7,405 2
K
Printing with Canva?
Katelyn, on February 1, 2022 at 4:42 PM

Wondering if anyone has experience printing with Canva? I created my invitation suite, but when I went and printed a sample at Fedex, the colors turned out horrible. I'm wondering if that's because of...

TWhite, Jun 13, 2024 19 12,076 1
Mandi
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, Jun 12, 2024 11 4,401
Kimberley
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, Jun 12, 2024 3 240
M
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, Jun 11, 2024 2 38
Brigit
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 21,352 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 4,935
Pamela
Indoor
Pamela, on June 1, 2024 at 1:50 AM

Where do I begin?

Pamela, Jun 6, 2024 3 48
C
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 4 108
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 25,353
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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 8,259 4
Katie
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
K
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 35
Rachel
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 1,855 4
SphynxLover
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 57,755 9
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