(Closed) DIY Details

posted 7 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

What about some pomanders to decorate your aisle with?

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I was in pretty much the same place when we first got engaged.  I had my mom make hangers for the dress and his tux- personalized with our names.  Then I started designing my guestbook- which will be  a quilt that people sign peices of before it is assembled, then I started designing the Save The Date and invites (you dont need details to get the theme set), I looked up and figured out centerpeice ideas, flower ideas, cake ideas, making the unity candles, favor ideas and started on them, flower girl sash and pillow, a thank you sign to hold for photos, a just married sign for pictures… and making lists/timelines of things.  I also made a spreadsheet with venues/vendors and pricing, so that when we were able to start getting things set- the info was in one place.  Just some ideas.  Hope it helps.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I’m further out than you are, and I’ve already made my flower girl basket. It was super cheap and kept me occupied for an afternoon!

I have also made a folder on my computer filled with inspiration pictures for everything, from flowers to decorations to ring bearer pillows. I am diy my centerpieces as well, and I have been keeping a close eye on Craigslist to find what I need. Good luck!

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

You could start with:

designing the STD and invitations

“tears of joy”, if you already know the number of guests

“Will You be my BM” – cards

Mr. & Mrs. and “Just Married” Signs, for the reception or as a photo prop

Dresshanger

Garter

a DIY Bouquet

YAY-Flags or Ribbon Wands

Ring Pillow

cake topper

Gifts for the Groom/GM/BM

 

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Ring bearer pillow, garter, guest book. I made my garter early on, it was easy and fun, and you don’t have to worry about it matching the decor!

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I love DIY-ing too! My FI just shakes his head as I usually come home with more supplies every day 🙂

 

Some things I’ve done so far:

-I Spy cards for the kids (from marthastewart.com)

-Ribbon Wands (Those were SO fun to make!)

-“WE DO” letters for the cake table

-decorations for the lemonade stand

-Props for the photobooth wall

-Escort Cards

 

I’m currently working on personalized hangers for myself & BM’s….this is proving to be quite the challenge, though.

 

Good luck and have fun!

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