Some of our favourite online DIY Wedding Projects…

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DIY Project by Bespoke Bride

Creative DIY Projects…

Today our lovely intern and bride-to-be Hannah Rogers has searched through some of her favourite blogs to pick out some cool DIY wedding posts that have inspired her own big day.  Over to Hannah to fill you in…

Hannah… 

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We’re bringing you something slightly different on the blog today, and sharing some of our favourite DIY tutorials from across the wedding blog network!

DIY weddings have become more and more popular over the past couple of years, with Bride’s and Groom’s working on tighter budgets. As I budget Bride myself, we have taken on a tonne of projects (maybe too many!). It can be quite daunting at first, especially if you’re not particularly crafty, but once you get stuck in it’s actually a lot of fun! When it’s all put together on the big day, I guarantee you’ll be super proud of yourselves too J

So get your creative head’s on and enjoy the process!…

Bar Cart…

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Bar carts can be crazy expensive to buy, and even hire, so this Bepsoke Bride alternative could really work for you if you’re on a tight budget. By simply using a £6.99 vegetable trolley, some spray paint in your chosen colours, and your favourite tipple, you can have your very own funky bar cart! They have even included a printable sign to complete the look – thanks girls!

Link: http://www.bespoke-bride.com/2015/04/28/entertain-your-guests-with-this-diy-bar-cart/#more-32168

Antique window display…

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This tutorial from Offbeat Bride would fit in perfectly at a rustic wedding; ideal for displaying menu’s and table plans. This is a surprisingly easy tutorial, so play around with different fonts and colour’s to really put your own stamp on it.

Link: http://offbeatbride.com/2014/03/window-menus

Geometric table runner…

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Linens can be hard to source, especially in the UK and if you’re looking for specific colours, so this table runner is genius and oh so simple! All you need is a plain runner, some tape and acrylic paint…take a look at this Green Wedding Shoes post for instructions.

Link: http://greenweddingshoes.com/diy-geometric-runner/

Watercolour place cards…

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This tutorial from Once Wed is easy to adapt to your own colour scheme, and can even be transferred to your invitations too if you’re feeling extra creative! Take a look at our next link for some tips on calligraphy…

Link: http://www.oncewed.com/diy/diy-wedding-watercolor-escort-cards/

Calligraphy tips…

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If you’re a newbie, calligraphy requires lots of patience and time but the final outcome is SO worth it. Bridal Musings have shared some top tips for those wanting to master the art, as well as a suggestion for a fantastic kit by Ashley Lurcott called ‘The Lettered Bride’ (http://www.theletteredbride.com/diy-calligraphy-kit).

Link: http://bridalmusings.com/2014/04/top-ten-tips-diy-calligraphy-for-your-wedding/

Floral crown…

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No wedding DIY post would be complete without a floral crown tutorial! This one from A Practical Wedding shows you how to use fresh flowers as well as other elements such as feathers, ribbons and berries. Super easy and fabulous!

Link: http://apracticalwedding.com/2012/08/how-to-make-a-floral-crown-for-wedding/

Origami hanging heart…

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As a huge fan of paper folding, I just had to include this awesome origami heart tutorial from Want That Wedding! Make them in colours to match your colour scheme, and hang them from a pretty ribbon, attach to string to make a garland or use them as place cards (which also double up as ace favours!)

Link: http://www.wantthatwedding.co.uk/2013/04/30/wedding-diy-tutorial-origami-heart-decorations-place-cards/

Handkerchief wedding invitation…

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I was amazed when I stumbled across this tutorial (and free template!) on Boho Weddings as I never knew photo fabric was even a thing!? Well it is, and they show you exactly how to use it! Perfect for a vintage wedding theme and such an awesome keepsake too.

Link: http://www.boho-weddings.com/2015/06/15/free-download-for-a-handkerchief-wedding-invitation/

Moroccan place mats…

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This NO SEW (yay!), Moroccan mat tutorial from Festival Brides. Its super simple and a great way to add a fun splash of colour to your summer dinner table. Team with hand painted table wear in complimentary colours and voilà!

Link: http://festivalbrides.co.uk/moroccan-mats-diy-the-perfect-pompom-place-setting-for-your-bohemian-wedding-reception

Giant fringed letters…

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Marquee letters are huge right now, but will set you back a chunk of your budget…enter these wonderful fringed letters from Green Wedding Shoes!

They could serve as an awesome ceremony backdrop or addition to your reception décor. You can make your initials, new last name, or any other word you desire!

Link: http://greenweddingshoes.com/diy-giant-fringe-love-letters/

These projects are an ace way of adding a personal touch to your wedding day, and will no doubt be a huge talking point for your guests!

The blogs featured have lots of wonderful projects to inspire you even further so you have no excuse not to get crafty…good luck! ;)

1 thought on “Some of our favourite online DIY Wedding Projects…”

  1. Gillian says:

    Love the bar cart and those gorgeous watercolor place cards!

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