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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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Music for Ceremony & Reception
Julia, on April 9, 2024 at 10:14 PM

Hello! We have a very small budget for our wedding as we’re just starting out in life! Because of this, we’re not hiring a DJ but are planning to use a church member who’s offered to hit play and etc...

Amber, Apr 23, 2024 4 97 2
Writing straight on save the date envelopes?
FutureMrsDudley, on November 10, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Hi, ladies, I'm having a hard time being able to write straight on the envelopes for my save the date envelopes. I want something inexpensive and if I can hand address them, I'd love to. Problem being...

Daffur, Apr 21, 2024 12 6,849
Anyone else making their bouquets out of silk flower's?
Kim, on February 19, 2011 at 8:53 PM

I am making my bouquets out of silk flower's and I am running into the issue of the stems being so skinny it doesn't give the "thick" look. Anyone know how to fix this??

Sami, Apr 21, 2024 27 2,604 1
When to buy fake bouquets?
, on December 26, 2020 at 2:14 PM

Faux flowers!! Our wedding is June 2022 and the faux bouquet company I love is having a sale! Is it too early to buy them? A lot of people are saying it’s not too early but I worry about them being...

Theresa, Apr 20, 2024 25 945 1
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...

LM, Apr 18, 2024 2 176
My dream wedding with a dirt cheep budget tips:
Brianna, on February 21, 2024 at 12:56 AM

Here are 10 things I'm doing that you may have not heard of before 1) Buy a white formal dress, not a wedding dress. Shop for a white bridesmaid dress or white prom dress2) Don't serve a meal....

Tina, Apr 17, 2024 33 889 1
diy Video Booth Guestbook
Meghan, on January 11, 2018 at 9:17 AM

Hey all! I’m super interested in creating a video booth for guests to leave short video messages for us. I think this will be a lot more fun than a traditional guestbook. I’ve been thinking of using...

Linda, Apr 16, 2024 12 10,319 3
Need ideas to reserve seats for ceremony
Kristen, on August 16, 2012 at 2:41 PM

Hey ladies, We are not having ushers, and I want to make sure that the front rows of seats are reserved for family members and readers. I think most people will know this, but just in case. I don't...

Deanna, Apr 10, 2024 5 843
Framing a Wedding Dress?
MrsD, on August 12, 2019 at 3:38 PM

So I'm looking into framing my wedding dress. I've attached two pictures. Has anyone done this? Did you do it at home or have it done professionally? Did it preserve the dress just like normal...

Eugenia, Apr 10, 2024 12 4,211 1
Floral Arch - day of timeline
Willbe, on December 29, 2019 at 2:55 AM

Anyone doing a floral arch where you green the whole trellis and add flowers in (not just an arrangement at each corner, but to the whole arch)? How much time did it take to put it up? All the YouTube...

Danielle, Apr 8, 2024 7 3,852 1
Bad handwriting but want hand-written escort/place cards? Idea!
Valerie, on April 3, 2023 at 12:54 PM

I have seen quite a few legacy posts floating around about those with bad hand-writing (like myself) who don't have the budget to hire a calligrapher or don't want to get them printed. What I did was...

Heather, Apr 3, 2024 7 412
Arbor/wedding arch
Hannah, on April 2, 2024 at 3:32 PM

Really trying to diy this. Can anyone recommend someone i can rent an arch from? If not i think fb marketplace might be where i end up

Michelle, Apr 2, 2024 1 29
Making my own invitations!!
Diana, on March 23, 2024 at 9:55 AM

Hi everybody! I’m getting married in October and I’ve decided to make my own invitations, save the date, thank you cards and name cards. For the save the date we went the cheaper route and bought the...

Skylar, Apr 1, 2024 2 65
String Lights!!
Tiffany, on March 17, 2014 at 10:34 AM

I found this online last night : Has anyone found any other deals? Do you think this would be worth the buy? Do you have...

Onesteptimers, Mar 24, 2024 7 1,824
Wrist Corsage
Bryána, on March 8, 2024 at 5:30 PM

Hello! I plan on doing a few DIYs for our wedding. One of those DIYs are wrist corsages for my mom and his mom. I'll be using artificial flowers for this but what I'm trying to figure out is what is...

Jess, Mar 21, 2024 7 246
Diy crockpot wedding it possible?
Brit, on April 2, 2018 at 1:43 PM

Hi there! im currently in the planning stages of my wedding and even though it’s 10 months away I still want to get the hard planning parts out of the way. the reception will likely be a lunch time...

Darlene, Mar 20, 2024 57 5,188 1
Cans of pop to serve
Amanda, on January 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Estimating 200 people for 4/5hr reception in September. Not sure how many cans of soda/water to estimate per person. We may be adding lemonade but not sure. Not doing alcohol. Any suggestions?

Brooke, Mar 13, 2024 76 19,539 2
Lauren, on October 23, 2017 at 11:03 PM

So....I get married in 12 days and just decided that I don't like our vows I had originally decided on haha. Apparently I enjoy making myself miserable lol anyways.......where can I find outlines or...

Sarah, Mar 7, 2024 12 761
Best faux garland
Kaitlin, on January 12, 2024 at 6:57 AM

Anyone have recomendations on the best faux garland they've found? I'd like to use it for the ceremony arch.

Sarah, Mar 6, 2024 3 76 1
Wedding Venue Comparison Excel SpreadSheet.
FutureMrsD., on August 21, 2015 at 6:22 PM

Does anyone have a template that they have the helped them organize and compare the venues?? I have a bunch of pamphlets and I really would like a spreadsheet to easily compare on one screen! Or even...

Sydney, Mar 4, 2024 10 15,105 1
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