Skip to main content

Do It Yourself

Join group

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!



Sort by:
Last Comment
  • Messages
  • Visits
  • Last Comment
  • Date
  • Unanswered
Mismatched China
Ivana, on April 26, 2016 at 12:59 PM

Considering purchasing mismatched china for place settings. I am wondering what I absolutely need to include in the setting if we are having a casual, family style meal. Can I get away with just a...

Dana, Nov 25, 2023 43 6,897
Storage for Sola Wood flowers
Maramayo, on November 20, 2023 at 11:46 AM

Those that did Sola Wood... after you created the arrangements, how did you store it before the wedding? Our wedding is in 5 months so I'm working on my Sola Wood flowers now (just finished dyeing...

Maramayo, Nov 20, 2023 47
Best wedding photo album site?
Dena, on November 15, 2023 at 11:32 AM

I want to make wedding albums as holiday gifts for both sets of parents, and if we like it then maybe use the same site for ours. Anyone have a good or bad experience with Artifact uprising,...

Bird, Nov 17, 2023 4 61
Thoughts on handwriting your wedding invitation envelopes?
Samantha, on February 9, 2018 at 2:53 PM

I don't know if I should worry about typing/ printing the addresses on the envelope or handwriting it?

Rachel, Nov 17, 2023 21 2,799
Help!!! Flash wedding in 51 days
Sarah, on November 5, 2023 at 6:51 PM

So I said yes and we're getting married on Dec 31st at midnight. Starting the new year as man and wife. We have a VERY small budget and this is my 2nd wedding. I need color ideas and help

Cece, Nov 7, 2023 3 131
Diy pipe and drape wedding backdrop
Esther, on April 19, 2018 at 10:44 AM

pipe and drape double-layer wedding backdrop I really want a drape backdrop for my wedding but they're on the more expensive side. I've seen several alternatives to DIY one using a photography stand,...

Stephanie, Nov 4, 2023 3 1,022 1
Karen, on October 25, 2023 at 7:56 AM

I am the beginning stages of planning my elopement. We want to get married in Cape May, Nj but this has been more stressful than I would have thought. Anyone do this successfully? And tips or...

Tera, Nov 1, 2023 8 131
Boudoir Book
Adriana, on October 11, 2020 at 8:53 PM

I wanted to gift my FH a bridal boudoir album, but my budget isn’t going to allow for it. I did a diy boudoir shoot (thanks tiktok lol) and I was going to have them printed in a book but it’s just too...

Petra, Oct 31, 2023 8 500
Suggestion for Wedding Dress diy
Olivia, on October 27, 2023 at 8:03 AM

So I’m going to attempt to make my own gown! I’ve had experience making evening gowns in the past and quite frankly my tastes are expensive but I’m trying not to go bankrupt paying for my gown. While...

Michelle, Oct 29, 2023 7 161
qr Code for Invitations
Starsallalign, on February 8, 2022 at 11:25 PM

Is anyone using a QR code on your invitations? I’m wondering what the best and cheapest QR code maker out there is. I want one that will direct to my wedding site.

Brenda, Oct 25, 2023 6 461 1
How to cover a fence?
Kassie, on September 22, 2017 at 6:43 PM

Does anyone have any good ideas for covering a chain link fence? I'm going to get married in FH parents backyard and they have about 200 ft of chain link fence that will be visible from the ceremony...

Madison, Oct 17, 2023 20 3,851
Fake Florals Set Up
Kara, on October 7, 2023 at 5:04 PM

I have been considering doing Lings Moments or other fake flowers for our wedding to keep things cost effective. I now have concerns over who is going to decorate the wedding arch, inside of the...

Jhonsmith, Oct 13, 2023 4 135 1
diy Dance Floor
Amber, on October 10, 2023 at 1:26 AM

Has anyone out there DIY’ed a dance floor and was it even worth it?

LM, Oct 10, 2023 2 133
Bud Vase Flower Success?
Caroline, on April 24, 2023 at 10:23 PM

Has anyone been successful in decorating their reception tables with bud vases and flowers? If so did your florist who did your bouquet supply you with the flowers or you buy wholesale? Did it really...

Amber, Oct 10, 2023 4 212 1
Save the dates
Jennifer, on July 6, 2022 at 7:06 PM

Is it cheap of me and my soon to be husband to print out save the dates on paper and give it to people like that? We are getting married next year and can't afford to spend a bunch of money on save...

Amber, Oct 10, 2023 21 422 2
Emergency kit
Rebecca, on October 3, 2023 at 10:26 PM

What are you wedding day emergency kit must haves?

Maramayo, Oct 9, 2023 4 115 2
I'm doing my own wedding
Tanya, on January 26, 2023 at 12:24 AM

I'm being told I'm gullible and stupid. I can't get this out my mind. But I'm half way finished with my wedding only thing I have left to really do now is pay off everything. Can I get a few ideas my...

Nelly, Oct 8, 2023 68 1,511 6
Airbnb Wedding?
Laura, on February 24, 2019 at 1:52 AM

My fiancé and I recently got engaged and really want to do the cheapest wedding ever. (Im a huge money stickler, seriously.) I’ve been researching venues in San Diego...ridiculous prices for a small,...

Ashley, Oct 8, 2023 13 2,568 2
Spray Painted/ombre Dress
Danielle, on July 25, 2018 at 1:41 PM

Has anyone ever done this? I have seen Taylor Ann Art (love her) but she isn't taking orders and I'm sure its $1000+ anyways. I ordered a sample dress and I'm going to attempt to spray it ombre...

Joy, Oct 2, 2023 27 2,225
Anyone NOT doing false eyelashes?
Iris, on October 26, 2012 at 12:53 PM

I know it's all the hype right now, the sex appeal, "it makes your eyes pop". But here's my opinion: When I do my makeup everyday (& my trial runs for DIY) I already focus on making my eyes pop & so...

Countryangel707, Oct 2, 2023 39 1,071
WeddingWire celebrates love ...and so does everyone on our site! Learn more


WeddingWire article topics