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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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Diy wedding ceremony music
Smarie1993, on September 2, 2022 at 11:56 PM

I need ideas on something I can use (NOT youtube or Spotify please) to add the 3 ceremony/post ceremony songs we want to use and adjust them to very specific times for someone to play from a phone. We...

Mrs.evans, Sep 5, 2022 5 104 1
Mrs. C
DIY Invitations...Are you Printing, or Having Them Printed?
Mrs. C, on April 2, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Hello! I planned on buying the invitations kit, and printing them on my printer until someone mentioned that she printed one and took them to Kinko's to have them printed. The obvious advantage to...

Emily, Sep 4, 2022 22 580
Tulle, Tobacco Cloth or ??
Summer, on August 21, 2022 at 9:16 PM

I need to buy several yards of fabric to make this building match my daughter's vision. She wants to have it draped throughout, exposing/accentuating the joists/rafters. I can't seem to find any place...

Mary, Aug 31, 2022 7 162
Does it look ok?
Sarah, on August 16, 2022 at 9:33 AM

I found these crates for 3.99 a piece and stained them … then I found the letters at Michaels… the flowers I put in there are fake but I’m going to have a mason jar with baby’s breath in there for...

Laura, Aug 30, 2022 13 149 2
Sarah, on July 26, 2022 at 10:00 AM

I didn’t realize how small the boxes were (they are still a perfect size for our Hershey kiss favors but I made these tags and they look huge on the boxes .. do they look stupid ? Should I go without...

Laura, Aug 30, 2022 10 169 3
Flower Center Pieces
Chelsea, on August 25, 2022 at 10:36 AM

Having an outdoor wedding with beautiful landscape that includes flowers. Reception will be in a enclosed glass tent. Right now I can't afford to hire a florist for my center pieces. I want to get my...

Jm Sunshine, Aug 26, 2022 4 132 1
K & H
How are you paying for your wedding??
K & H, on June 17, 2011 at 11:53 AM

Because this is my second marriage and first wedding for FH but his mom is retired and father is deceased we are paying for our own wedding. We have a 6k budget for about 175, but this does not...

Alexis, Aug 25, 2022 54 373
Does this look ok?
Jurene, on August 24, 2022 at 9:17 AM

So I couldn't justify spending the money on a neon sign, and I thought this might work instead. Does it look ok or is it tacky?Also if anyone has suggestions for stiffening up the rope and hanging...

Paige, Aug 24, 2022 7 288
Jen P.
Smoker Brides? Come here please!
Jen P., on July 12, 2011 at 2:04 PM

If you want to quit smoking or just want some inspiration to quit (I say that because although I wasn't ready, it always made me feel better to know when someone else had done it and survived lol),...

Emily, Aug 24, 2022 72 1,111
doc or no?
Ggreer14, on August 7, 2022 at 2:16 PM

We plan on having 50 people at the maximum. That’s assuming everyone invited will show up. I’d like to save money by skipping a day of coordinator and having my mom and aunts help me with the vendors...

Ggreer14, Aug 24, 2022 13 358
Signs for Bar
Imani, on July 24, 2022 at 5:23 PM

Just showing more of my creative side. I really like how the signature cocktails sign turned out. 7 days to go!!! 😆😆😆😆

Imani, Aug 24, 2022 41 318 6
Dollar tree bouquets? October bride
Oct62018bride, on August 5, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Has anyone made their bouquet from Dollar tree? I was looking at the fall flowers (my wedding is in october'18) and I actually thought they were really nice. I'm on a tight budget of course but I...

Mrs.evans, Aug 23, 2022 30 909
Tree/Shrub Like Centerpieces (I don't think it's manzanita?)
Brittany, on April 1, 2017 at 1:35 PM

I'm looking to use tree/shrub centerpieces that are skinny and tall but spread out at the top. I found pictures of something similar and I've been searching through google and pinterest to find an...

Melissa, Aug 23, 2022 22 1,154
Dresses and Big Busts!
Future Mrs. K :), on May 26, 2011 at 4:23 PM

So I am about 5'2" and have an abnormally large chest. I have not started looking for dresses yet because to be honest, I am afraid I will HATE everything I try on because I HATE the way everything...

Melissa, Aug 23, 2022 48 549 1
2Nd time around mid 50’s small wedding suggestions
Tom, on June 5, 2022 at 7:41 PM

Smaller venue, bartender or just coolers and make it yourself drinks, which route to go on a budget?

Mrs.evans, Aug 21, 2022 11 174 1
Backyard Wedding
Twannita, on August 21, 2022 at 1:54 PM

Hello I am having my wedding in our yard any ideas for set up and how to build a platform to use on and uneven ground help no money to fill in yard

Twannita, Aug 21, 2022 2 123
Eyelets are sharp. What am i doing wrong?
Spark, on July 27, 2022 at 4:51 PM

Using eyelets for escort cards with new croc o dile. The back side is very sharp. What am I doing wrong?

Genevieve, Aug 20, 2022 4 138
Best type of pen/ink for addressing invites?
CoffeeNColor, on April 9, 2017 at 2:23 PM

I'm going to hand-address my invitations. I bought a template on etsy for keeping the lines straight. For the people who hand addressed envelopes, what type of pen did you use? Ball point? Gel roller?...

Ms Alex, Aug 19, 2022 21 37,893 2
Sarah, on August 11, 2022 at 12:40 AM

Made a mock up of what our guestbook/ seating chart table will look like and wanted to post it here to show off 😍😍 I made the whole find your seat sign down to the walnut stain thanks to my lovely...

Rosebud, Aug 16, 2022 6 152 3
Flower Seeds/favors
Deanna, on December 22, 2017 at 11:35 AM

Is anyone else doing flower seeds as a wedding favor? We are having our reception in a garden so I figured it would a cute idea but I have no clue where to find the seeds in bulk at because I want to...

Arlene, Aug 15, 2022 26 1,274
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