Every year the cost of weddings seems to go up and up, however there are many different ways in which you can save a few pounds, as well as learn a few new craft skills along the way, from making your own wedding stationery and cake to borrowing props from family and friends, the list is endless!
Why not involve a few crafty friends and family members to get creative along with you and your other-half-to-be, you’ll have yourself a beautiful DIY wedding in no time . . .
10 Wedding DIY’s to Try
Wedding stationery can be costly, but their are some absolutley stunning free printables out there that you can download, all you need to get is the paper and ink for the printer. This floral design by Amy Moss of Eat, Drink, Chic is perfect for a Spring/Summer wedding.
Beautiful Bridal Blooms
Flowers for your big day can be one of the biggest expenses, why not make your blooms from paper with this handy guide by Livy for the Bridal Cafe
A Summer wedding wouldn’t be complete without bunting and this great doily bunting by Maggie Lord for Rustic Wedding Chic is quick and easy to do, even for those who have never made anything before.
Get baking in the kitchen and whip up your guests some delicious edible treats with this great Macaron how to from Wedding Chicks.
Tissue Paper Poms
Tissue poms poms are great for decorating any space, they’re super quick to make with the aid of this handy video by Nancy Watt. They can also be customised to your wedding colour scheme.
Nibbles for Your Guests
Make yourself a sweet table by filling jars with sweet treats to keep your guests fueled throughout the day and finish off with some pretty ribbon and twine.
There are lots of great flower arranging tutorials out there, why not make your wedding party their own corsages with this great how to by Huckleberry Karen Designs for Bridal Musings
If you don’t quite feel up to making the enitre wedding cake why not order the iced cake and then make your own props to decorate it with. These flags by Lolly for Rock My Wedding are simple yet effective and can be used on a variety of other items too!
A Little Bit of Glitter and Sparkle
It can often be tricky coming up with wedding favours for your younger guests, these DIY glitter globes by Whimsical Wonderland Weddings are great and add a little bit of sparkle to the occasion.