We love seeing brides and grooms’ DIY efforts in real weddings! It can be a lovely way to put your own stamp on the day and showcase your crafty talents too. While DIY isn’t for everyone (and you need plenty of time if you do want to tackle a project or two), it can be fun to gather your girls and get stuck into a bit of a craft sesh. If you’re looking for some easy tutorials to tackle, we’ve rounded some cute ones below!
DIY Sequin Hanger
If you’re after a pretty way to display your dress or your bridesmaids’ gúnas, this cute idea is a winner. We’re a sucker for sequins and love a bit of glitz for weddings. We say start early with the wedding prep with these fun sequin hangers! They’re super easy to make – all you need is some glue, reams of sequins, hangers and some ribbon and you can magic these together. Pop over to A Coastal Bride for full instructions!
Floral Photo Hoop
We love the idea of incorporating photos into your wedding and it would be hard to find a prettier way to do it! Floral hoops are popping up in lots of weddings and if you fancy having one at yours and sharing some pics from your relationship, this is defo a project to try. See the tutorial here.
Floral Ring Hoop Sign
Another take on the floral hoop trend, but this time you can make it into a sign. You can use it as a sweet backdrop for a dessert table, your wedding cake or anywhere else you please. All you’ll need for this DIY project is a tomato cage to extract three rings from, some copper spray paint, copper wire and some faux flowers. Watch the demo here!
DIY Glitter Table Numbers
If you’re looking to go glam with your table numbers, this tutorial is ideal! It’s incredibly easy to do – just pick up some glue, glitter and kraft paper numbers and follow the instructions here!
Kraft Paper & Sharpie Tablecloths
If you’re a fan of all things rustic, this one might be for you. With a few sharpies and some kraft paper, you can create this quirky table cover. It could work really well for a dessert table too letting guests know which treats are which! Pop over to Something Turquoise for the full tutorial!
Tin Cans for Wedding Car
This old-school idea is still incredibly popular with couples looking to spruce up their getaway car. Tin cans are a really cute way to add some fun to the ceremony, plus this little project couldn’t be easier. Pop over to Rock My Wedding for tutorial and labels!
DIY Globe Wedding Guest Book
If you guys love your travel and are after a guest book with a difference, this creative idea might be right up your street! You can transform a globe into a cool canvas for all your guests to sign with some paint and transfers. Pop over to Lia Griffith for full instructions!
DIY Straw Flags
Flags are a fun way spruce up your straws and get the celebratory vibes going at your drinks reception! This lovely tutorial shows you how to make them and comes with a template. It couldn’t be easier – take a peek at how to go about it here.
DIY Cork Place Card Holders
If you’re looking for a fun way to display your place cards, this is worth a try! Start gathering some wine corks, add a dash of paint on either end, create an opening down the centre and pop in the pretty downloadable cards with each guest’s name. The tutorial for this project is in German but you can hit the translate button or just follow the super easy pics. It comes with the cute downloadable cards too – see the full tutorial here.
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Pamela enjoys writing about all things decor (she loves buying it too) and has a not so secret addiction to stationery.