If you’re the crafty sort and want to showcase your amazing talents on your Big Day and make it extra special to boot, there are some great ways to go about it! From thank you tags for your bridesmaids dresses to table numbers and guest books, check out these 12 brilliant DIY wedding projects…
DIY Wedding Countdown Chalk Board | Tutorial via Something Turquoise
Get excited for your Big Day with this fun chalk board countdown sign! A lovely gift idea for your partner or friend, get crafty with this tutorial by Something Turquoise.
Will You Be My Bridesmaid Colouring Cards | Tutorial via Something Turquoise
Pop the questions to your ladies with these awesome downloadable cards (you can colour them in as well – extra fun)! Check out the tutorial here.
Personalised Hangers | Photo from Aoife & Mark’s real wedding by Michelle Prunty Photography
Transform simple wooden hangers in to a thoughtful and pretty way to display the bridesmaid dresses with a cute bow and thank you tag.
Burlap & Lace Petal Wedding Cones | Tutorial via Elli
Leave some of these pretty handmade lace and kraft paper cones at the end of each pew so guests can shower you with confetti for the big exit! Find out how to make them here.
DIY Ribbon Wedding Wands | Tutorial via Elli
If your ceremony venue isn’t a fan of confetti, fear not these adorable DIY wedding wands are a creative and pretty alternative. Find out how to make them over on Elli!
Wine Bottle Heart Table Numbers | Photo by Jill Tiongco Photography via Rustic Wedding Chic
Make these fab table numbers for next to nothing – start collecting old wine bottles and pop a heart cut out with table number on each bottle so guests know where they’re sitting!
Ribbon Medley | Tutorial via Elli
Pretty and romantic, add some ribbons to the back of your reception chairs to ensure they stand out from the crowd! Find out how to make these pretty streamers over on Elli.
Candle Holders | Photo by Sonya Khegay Photography via Ruffled
Spruce up some old wine or water bottles with a lick of gold paint – and then pop some candles in them to create a striking and romantic display!
DIY Bunting Banner Cake Topper | Tutorial via Something Turquoise
Make your cake even sweeter with an adorable cake topper! The easy peasy tutorial for this ‘Best Day Ever’ topper is over on Something Turquoise and can be used with any wording you fancy.
Record Guest Book | Photo by Cara Robbins via 100 Layer Cake
Record your guests well wishes with this fun retro guest book idea. Raid your parents old vinyl collection or use a record that has a special meaning!
Message in a Bottle Guest Book | Tutorial via Something Turquoise
Or if you’re looking for a guest book you can look forward to year after year, create a ‘Message in a Bottle‘ style guest book where family and friends can leave messages for you to open on each anniversary. Check out this fun DIY over on Something Turquoise
DIY Potted Plant Favours | Photo by Kamp Photography via Raw House Nest
Cheap and cheerful, start growing some plants that can be divided up and used as favours! Pair them with a sweet ‘Let Love Grow’ sign for a practical and fitting favour idea.
Main photo by Michelle Prunty Photography
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