(Closed) Any non creative Bees trying some DIY projects?

posted 7 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’m DIY’ing much of my wedding. I found a great tutorial for napkin rings http://www.merrimentdesign.com/recycled-fabric-napkin-rings-from-saran-wrap-tubes.php. It seems fairly simple and cost efficient. 

A lot of the stuff I found just by googling. I knew I wanted to DIY my invitations, and I got an idea in mind, googled it, and that website came up. It’s how I found the napkin rings. 

What kinds of things are you thinking you want to DIY? It may help to start with that and then go from there…

Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Oh… and of course Martha Stewart is a great resource for DIY… she’ll usually link you to other people and articles, etc.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Me!!! I’m not very creative, and ADD to boot- I can’t sit still for the life of me!  And yet somehow, I’ve made it through DIY invitations, DIY bouquets, and working on the DIY decorations.

I think it just has to do with what inspires you.  For me, I found these ideas online and once I saw them I just KNEW that was what I wanted for my wedding, so I made it happen.  There are a lot of DIY tutorials online though, basically if you have an idea you’re not sure how to pull off, google it and I guarantee there’s a tutorial out there, on this site or elsewhere.

Have fun!

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2011

I didn’t think I was very creative UNTIL I started all the wedding stuff!

I DIY

Invitation Pocketfold/Inserts/Invite

Bouquets and ALL flowers… bouts

ALL paper products like:

Programs

Song Request Cards

Seating Chart ( also out of vinyl records)

Table Numbers (also of vinyl records)

I made bowls/basket like things out of records for our guestbook pages

And I’m sure some other things but I’m at a loss now lol

 

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I am not crafty at all but I am pretty creative and my Maid/Matron of Honor is totally crafty.  We are DIY our table numbers, escort cards, STD’s Invitations, programs, favor boxes and bouquets/boutinears.  Oh and also planning to make some cake pops for our candy buffet.

I will say that DIY is a great way to personalize your wedding but it really isn’t less expensive!  I’ve spent an arm and two legs at Michaels already!

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