Michelle
Rockstar October 2022

Show off your diy projects

Michelle, on May 3, 2021 at 8:56 PM Posted in Do It Yourself 1 13
Saved
Reply

While DIY is not always cheaper, it does give a unique personal touch that you can’t buy from a store. What have you decided to make on your own?

13 Comments

Latest activity by Heather, on May 24, 2021 at 1:05 PM
  • Kim
    Dedicated April 2021
    Kim ·
    • Flag
    I made my own seating chart using supplies from Michaels because the ones online were $60 or more. I ended up spending $35 for the wooden board, letters, clips and string.
    Show off your diy projects 1


    • Reply
  • Tone
    Devoted July 2021
    Tone ·
    • Flag
    Show off your diy projects 2
    Show off your diy projects 3

    Show off your diy projects 4

    Show off your diy projects 5

    Show off your diy projects 6
    lots of things! (there’s more but I don’t want to spam with all of them) I love to craft!

    • Reply
  • Sylvia
    Devoted September 2021
    Sylvia ·
    • Flag
    I made my own centerpieces, invitations, signs, and seating chart! I found it cheaper, but also turned out exactly like what I was looking for. It’s hard to find things that match your vision exactly. Plus I had fun making things!
    Can’t wait for our big day!
    Show off your diy projects 7
    Show off your diy projects 8


    • Reply
  • Marissa
    Expert October 2020
    Marissa ·
    • Flag

    I made my own Welcome sign (printed it at Office Depot then bought a frame), designed our invitations, made the boutonnieres for the groom and groomsmen, and made our centerpieces with our own whiskey bottles!

    Show off your diy projects 9

    Show off your diy projects 10

    Show off your diy projects 11

    Show off your diy projects 12

    • Reply
  • whirlwind
    Devoted March 2021
    whirlwind ·
    • Flag

    We DIY-ed almost everything. Mainly to save money. But I also really enjoyed it and it came out beautiful. And I loved the personal touch and that I got everything exactly the way I wanted it. I did a lot of things that were obviously not necessary but I love details and these little details were important to me.

    We got married in our church and the reception was in the church's backyard. We had friends help with set up and take down the day of (and were soooooo thankful because otherwise this wedding would not have been possible like this). Our only vendors were chair rental and photographer. It was an amazing and beautiful day.

    The arch and the cake stand were build and decorated by a friend (but she is not professional - so still DIY). The cake was also made by a friend (who had never made a wedding cake before). And the bouquet was made by a friend.

    My husband and his friends cooked the food (one of them owns a foodtruck - and we payed him).

    I DIY-ed handsanitizer, welcome sign, signage, stickers for coffee cups and snacks, favors, aisle decoration, center pieces (bud vases - unfortunately it was windy the day of, so we had to fill them with sand last minute), silver ware, seating chart, baskets for flower girls and I am sure more that I can't think of.

    Photos by lauralizaphotography.

    Show off your diy projects 13


    Show off your diy projects 14

    Show off your diy projects 15

    Show off your diy projects 16

    Show off your diy projects 17

    Show off your diy projects 18

    Show off your diy projects 19

    Show off your diy projects 20

    Show off your diy projects 21

    Show off your diy projects 22

    Show off your diy projects 23

    Show off your diy projects 24

    Show off your diy projects 25

    The following pictures were taking by me (obviously not a professional photographer. lol)

    Show off your diy projects 26



    Show off your diy projects 27


    Show off your diy projects 28

    Show off your diy projects 29

    Show off your diy projects 30

    Show off your diy projects 31

    Show off your diy projects 32

    • Reply
  • Katherine
    Expert October 2021
    Katherine ·
    • Flag
    Show off your diy projects 33

    Show off your diy projects 34

    Show off your diy projects 35
    Some of my projects still more to be made
    • Reply
  • Michelle
    Rockstar October 2022
    Michelle ·
    • Flag

    Everything looks great!

    • Reply
  • Fred
    Expert April 2022
    Fred ·
    • Flag
    Our non floral centerpieces and/or table numbers
    since we don't want to splurge on flowers!
    Our inspiration:Show off your diy projects 36

    Show off your diy projects 37
    Show off your diy projects 38

    Show off your diy projects 39

    • Reply
  • Maddie
    Rockstar February 2022
    Maddie ·
    • Flag
    I'm doing as much as possible DIY. Been saving glass jars and bottles for the centerpieces. Also wanted to make some macrame tapestries for the walls...this is the first one I did
    Show off your diy projects 40


    • Reply
  • Jayne
    Dedicated June 2022
    Jayne ·
    • Flag

    I made these cake stands for less than $12. The pedestals were vases I already had, and the tops were mirrors I picked up at a thrift store. The crystals were dollar store. The most expensive was the metal lace but they were attached using silver upholstery tacks.

    Show off your diy projects 41

    Show off your diy projects 42

    The arrangement in the reception lobby was fake, but lovely. I used a silver urn I already had but I saw some similar in the thrift shop. The floating beads was a project I did with the kids of the groom. It was fun but easy, fill up the clear glass vase with the beads, pour in the water and watch them expand, add a floating candle and voila! You can guess the bridal colors were white and burgundy.

    Show off your diy projects 43

    The centerpieces were garland with red roses (two dozen did it) and peonies with homemade votive candles. They are hard to see in this picture but the place cards were the leaves with the name written in gold gel pen.
    • Reply
  • Elizabeth
    Devoted September 2021
    Elizabeth ·
    • Flag
    View Quoted Comment
    Did you make your wedding dress? What was the cost?
    • Reply
  • Tone
    Devoted July 2021
    Tone ·
    • Flag
    View Quoted Comment
    I did! It totaled out to about 150$ after the corset and hoopskirt. I started with a base from goodwill (mostly for the fabric because it’s cheaper than buying the fabric outright) and bought tulle to make the skirt and sleeves.
    • Reply
  • Heather
    Beginner May 2021
    Heather ·
    • Flag

    A few of the items I did myself.

    Show off your diy projects 44

    Show off your diy projects 45


    Show off your diy projects 46

    Show off your diy projects 47

    Show off your diy projects 48

    • Reply

You voted for . Add a comment 👇

×

Related articles

WeddingWire celebrates love ...and so does everyone on our site! Learn more

Groups

WeddingWire article topics