Sometimes, you just have to take matters into your own hands with a few crafty DIY wedding ideas. From wedding favors to wedding cakes, there really is nothing you can’t do on your own. If you’re looking for a few great ways to save money and add a personal, customized touch to your wedding, check out some of our favorite DIY wedding ideas below.
Mini Wine Bottle Favors
Cheers to love and marriage! That’s what your guests will be shouting with a DIY wedding favor like these adorable customized wine bottles. You can ask guests to crack open their wine bottle on your one year anniversary and celebrate with you from afar. I’m willing to bet your friends will love posting fun wine-sipping photos to Instagram.
DIY Flower and Sand Centerpieces
Getting married on a beach or with a beach wedding theme? if so, consider creating your very own centerpieces! You might also try substituting the sand for crystal marbles or stones for an equally chic style.
Nautical Rope Vases
I’m totally an advocate for super simple and easy DIY projects with a luxury outcome. These nautical vases literally take 6 steps to produce!
Vanilla Infused Honey Favors
A practical idea, honey wedding favors are great for chic vintage weddings. Even if your guests don’t go home and immediately open a bottle, this little favor will be a sweet reminder of your special day … literally.
Metallic Bouquet Wraps
Jazz up your bridal bouquet with a little metallic wrap. Not only will your nail polish really pop against the shiny color, you can also expect some wonderful detailed photo shots.
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DIY Glitter Holders
Now here’s a way to add a whole lot of sparkle with a little bit of effort. Go the glamorous route with gold glitter and tealights. This is a great way to create a ballroom effect and an intimate vibe at your reception.
Floating Hydrangea Globe
I love hydrangeas for spring weddings in the garden! This floating floral globe is a brilliant idea to bring the garden party indoors, giving your reception truly fragrant and visual stimulation.
Wedding Mad Libs
Fun-loving couples everywhere are incorporating cool DIY wedding ideas to keep guests engaged and entertained. Print your own mad libs, and ask guests to re-create your love story in their own words. You and your honey will have a ball reading the comments later.
Instagram Save the Dates
Here’s another great way to interact with your guests by giving them a keepsake. Make custom stickers from your favorite photo for guest to attach to their calendars as a visual reminder of your upcoming wedding.
Movie night at home just isn’t the same without some fresh popcorn. Send guests home with a nicely packaged jar of popcorn and a cute message–I bet they will think of your romantic wedding day on their next stay-at-home date night. Talk about setting the mood with edible DIY wedding ideas!
Metallic Painted Balloons
I love gold everything! So, I assure you I will be using this idea at the next party or bridal shower amongst my friends. Just find an old brush and some metallic paint, and get creative with some fun balloon DIY wedding ideas!
Ballon Drink Stirrers
Balloon decor can be a classy addition if you do it right. These bold cocktail stirrers are perfect for a New Year’s Eve wedding reception where the toast will be epic and the cocktails will be strong!
DIY Gold Sequin Cake
Warning. Only the bold should proceed with this DIY wedding cake project. If you are adamant about making your own wedding cake at home, well hey, more power to you! It is certainly possible, even if you don’t have much cake design experience. Check out this amazing step-by-step wedding cake tutorial to get going in the right direction. This might be one of the most daring DIY wedding ideas any bride could try.
There are so many DIY wedding ideas and so little time to do them all. But at least you know now that making your own personal wedding details is well within reason and totally inexpensive. Lean on your explorative side, and have fun playing around with new and exciting DIY wedding ideas.
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