Even if you’re not the craftiest bride or groom-to-be in the world, there’s plenty you can do to add some special touches to your Big Day. We love it when couples personalise different aspects of their decor and celebration, and think it really goes towards guests feeling truly immersed in the couple and their relationship on the day! From gorgeous personalised hangers to vintage family photo table ‘numbers’, pretty backdrops and a gracious guest-baked dessert table, here are some of our top wedding DIY projects which we think you can totally handle*.*weddingsonline can not be held responsible for glue gun accidents, confetti ALL OVER the carpet, or tears over boutonnieres the morning of the wedding. Good Luck!
1. A Keepsake Hanger for the Bride & Bridesmaids
Wrap your hangers in some sequin trim and add these gorgeous personalised free printable tags from Something Turquoise. Photo by Glamour and Grace.
2. Holders for your Escort or Name Cards
These cork holders are super easy to do and if your friends are wine drinkers it shouldn’t take long to get a hold of enough! Photo via TheStyleSafari
3. Personal, Fun Table Names/Numbers
Or for more great table name/number ideas check out this post on 40 creative wedding table name ideas! Photo via weddingsonline
4. Some Seriously Colourful Confetti Pops for a Post-Ceremony Send-off
Admittedly, this doesn’t look like the easiest project in the world, but if you’re super crafty these will look amazing on your Big Day.
5. A Pretty Photo Booth Backdrop
There are loads of great DIY ribbon backdrop tutorials online, we like this one from OhLovelyDay cause it’s got some romantic lace in it too!
6. Your Boutonnieres (or Buttonholes)
Anyone who’s made these mentions how simple they are – just follow this step-by-step guide from OnceWed.
7. Your Ceremony/Mass Booklets
As simple or as complicated as you need or want them to be. Just don’t bite off more than you can chew! This project from Boho Weddings looks like a good bet!
8. Your Dessert Table (with a little help from your guests)
If your venue is cool about it, have your guests contribute their signature sweet to a dessert table. It’ll be a highlight for everyone and a great surprise for you!
9. A ‘Lucky Bag’ for the Kids
Pop in a colouring book and markers, some little games, stickers and anything else you can get your hands on from the Euro shop. Guaranteed to keep them busy for an hour at least!
10. Your Wedding Soundtrack
Gather together all the tunes you love with the help of your guests and create the most banging wedding playlist ever! Photo via WeddingChicks
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Former editor, current contributor, (she just can't let go!) Karen enjoys writing fashion but is known to dabble in decor from time to time. Her favourite section on the site is the Real Wedding section, followed closely by the Health & Fitness forums.