(Closed) DIY or not?

posted 7 years ago in October 2011
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I also love doing craft projects.

I’m doing the centerpieces, the favors, the place card holders myself.  I have already done the save the dates (with a little help from a photo dept)  That’s all I plan on doing myself.  I don’t want to load too much on my plate & then not be able to get it done myself. 

 

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I am doing Tissue Pomanders, invitations, tears of joy, menus, escord cards, possibly favours… It’s all also for October wedding 🙂

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

i meet with my best girlfriends every thursday night for girls night.  i am the first of us to marry.  we have already talked about how our girls nights will with time become “work” nights to handle the DIY project tasks.

I think with enough time and planning, you can accomplish a ton!!!

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Here’s my list of DIY projects for my September wedding, including what I’ve done so far.

Bridesmaid Cards – done
Branch Centerpieces
Bridal Shoes Bling! – done
Bridal Party Earrings – 1/2 done
Boutonnieres
Bridesmaid Bouquets
Bridesmaid Velvet Hangers w/ bling – done
Flower Girl Headband w/ flower – done
My bouquet – done
Unity Candle
Flower Girl Basket – done
Ring Bearer Pillow
Baby/Ring bearer Wagon
Backdrop Garland/Signage for behind head table
Card Box – done
Photo booth cards for tables with photographer website – designed, need to print
Cake Topper Blinged Monogram – done
Ceremony Programs – designed, need finalize and print
Monograms Signs to hang at ceremony – done
Pocketfold Invitations (completely DIY) – designing done, need to order paper and make
Slideshow

Post # 8
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My wedding just got moved up 6 months to October so I’m a little panicked! I’m making the invitations, tissue pomander balls (only need 4 though), favors, tote bags for bridesmaids, all the flowers, card box, and the centerpieces. I have a lot of help though.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Oooooo.. the tissue pomander balls are a great idea to use for the ceremony room!  those of you who are making them, how are you doing them? 

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I’m putting ribbon on our votive holders.  That’s it, I’m not very crafty. 🙂

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

…I just spent 3 hours tracing, cutting, stamping/embossing, the liners for our invitation envelopes.

Call my DIY crazy, but they look SMASHING!

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Im doing (or have already done)

My invitations, my favors, bouquets, centerpieces, flowergirl basket, broom (well my mom is actually making my broom) veil, pins for bridesmaids hair, boutineers for the guys, programs (although i think im gonna ask one of my bridesmaids to help me) and thats it i think. I actually find working on the crafts helps to take off some of the stress of wedding planning. its very soothing for me…so it works out pretty well 🙂

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