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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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Memorial at Wedding
Kelly, on September 7, 2022 at 8:49 AM

My dad died last week. I want to memorialize him and my grandmother, who died last year, at my wedding. Any suggestions? I have a rectangular vase that funeral flowers were in that I can use for him...

Kayla, Oct 23, 2022 16 215
Has anyone been to a reception without a DJ that went well? Do you have any tips?
Vandekerklove31717, on October 5, 2016 at 7:53 AM

Hi, so I know there have been lots of threads about using a DJ instead of DIY(IPOD) weddings. I agreen with getting a DJ for a large reception. However, has anyone experience IPOD weddings or had one...

Zina, Oct 22, 2022 39 38,290 2
diy flowers; real vs fake
Whitney, on October 16, 2022 at 10:46 AM

We are planning to do our flowers ourselves; from bouquets to aisle markers. I can not decide if real would be better than fake or should I do both. Yes, you can save so of the fake flowers forever,...

Michelle, Oct 19, 2022 8 223 1
Wedding cake newbie maker
Vanessa, on October 15, 2022 at 4:16 PM

I get married aug 20, and my question is I want to save money and make my own wedding cake. (I know how to bake but I’ve never made butter cream of anything fancy) so do I have enough time to learn...

Bird, Oct 16, 2022 8 203
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Postage for STD Magnets?
Maggie N, on February 2, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Ok ladies, our STDs are a vistaprint business card size magnet and a piece of paper. Do I need extra postage for these?

Jessica, Oct 16, 2022 9 2,535
Escort Keys
Jennifer, on September 19, 2022 at 1:17 AM

Finally have the final guest list! Finished the seating chart this weekend and just finished the Escort Keys. I actually liked the way the keys looked with the tags behind but it was completely...

Rosebud, Oct 12, 2022 8 239 1
Sam’s Club Bulk Flowers
Lav, on August 30, 2022 at 10:18 PM

I am trying to buy some flowers for my upcoming wedding but I am not a member of Sams club. Does anyone was not a member and was able to buy through Sam’s club? If yes, how did you do? They are...

Lav, Oct 12, 2022 4 135
Baby's Breath: 200 stems pictured for those who want to know. UPDATE page 2!!!
MrsA, on October 7, 2015 at 1:40 PM

I received the two boxes of baby's breath I ordered from Costco today. It was between Costco and Flower Explosion. I wanted the New Love variety of FE but felt safer with my familiarity of Costco...

Linsey, Oct 11, 2022 43 10,013 15
Flower center pieces
Flowerchild, on August 26, 2022 at 12:19 AM

I have decided to save a bit of money and make my own center pieces. My wedding ceremony and reception will be inside so I hope I could ask for some ideas?

Monique, Oct 10, 2022 24 414 2
Sola Flowers
Carol, on August 29, 2022 at 11:52 PM

Does anyone here have experience with Sola wood flowers? They look really nice. I asked a friend if she knew about them and she said that one of her friends actually used wood flowers from them and...

Regan, Oct 5, 2022 11 156 1
Short engagement.
Heather, on September 26, 2022 at 5:03 PM

We are having a VERY short engagement, I'm talking we are engaged and married in under 4 months. We have 68 days left. Advice? We are also DIYing basically the entire thing.

Heather, Sep 28, 2022 13 247
Etsy templates - do they work?
Cecilie, on September 19, 2022 at 6:34 AM

Hi everyone, I am brand new to this and I have a question. Have any of you tried these wedding templates that exist on platforms like Etsy? I will have a winter wedding next year (yes I know,...

Cecilie, Sep 22, 2022 11 155 1
diy floral
Melissa, on August 23, 2022 at 1:06 PM

I made this with mostly dollar store flowers. My mom asked me if I'm going to be upgrading the flowers down the road so now I'm second guessing it 😅 I thought it looked good. Do you think it came out...

Stephanie, Sep 20, 2022 17 419 1
Do these signs look ok ?
Sarah, on September 4, 2022 at 12:04 AM

My wedding is on the 17th of this month and I’m finishing up last minute things .. do these look ok ? I ran out of paint so I still need to do like 1-2 more layers of gold paint but do you think it...

Michelle, Sep 17, 2022 13 239
When you diy how do you make sure it is cleaned up afterwards?
Kristen, on September 11, 2022 at 9:04 PM

Hi ladies, I have been at a loss for direction when going the DIY path. I have a florist and an event decorator but the small in between details I would love to do myself... because who wants to pay...

ti, Sep 15, 2022 8 149 1
Sarah, on September 14, 2022 at 9:58 AM

We were going to go with little boxes with Hershey kisses inside but I hated that idea so I decided to pull out my cricut and make the favors … all I need to add are the buttermints … what do y’all...

Imani, Sep 15, 2022 4 118
Wedding Welcome Bags / What did you put in them? How much did you spend? Where did you get them from??
Ruby, on September 13, 2022 at 8:18 AM

Hi ladies, We got married in the UK recently and I wanted to do welcome bags as all guests were coming from the US (including us, the B&G). This turned out to be a tremendous undertaking with so...

Ruby, Sep 13, 2022 8 187 3
Gothic diy Ideas?
Elijah, on September 2, 2022 at 9:46 PM

I saw this online and absolutely loved it. Thinking about doing something similar and would love some other ideas of DIY Gothic Halloween decorations. Pictures are appreciated!

Nichole, Sep 10, 2022 12 183 1
Using ground beef for reception dinner
E&Jh, on January 30, 2022 at 7:43 PM

We are planning a reception for up to 300 people of all ages at a barn venue and our family and friends are going to be helping make the food. A family member wants to donate meat from a steer he...

Michele, Sep 10, 2022 33 1,142 3
On or off?
Sarah, on September 6, 2022 at 9:10 PM

So these lanterns are apart of our centerpieces.. They will be on top of a circle wood piece. We will also the a rust color cheese cloth underneath, baby’s breath and eucalyptus to go around it then...

Jurene, Sep 7, 2022 6 115
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