(Closed) Are you making your own veil/headpiece?

posted 8 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper

I want to DIY mine too! I hope some of the bees out there can help us with tips, encouragment and pics!

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

If I decide to wear one I will! I’m still torn on the issue, but it looks so easy and there is NO way I’m paying 100-1000 dollars for tulle!

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I am making mine myself but its really simple. I just picked the lenght of tulle that I liked trimmed off the square edges and then stitched it to a comb. Simple and easy

Post # 6
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Newbee

I’ll be doing the same!  I’m also making the jewellery for my bridesmaid and myself 🙂

These are photos of a wire and beaded ‘cage’ that I made for my university formal!

 

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

I’m going to be DIYing my veil out of my mom’s wedding gown!

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009 - Church Ceremony/Reception at The Waterford House

I DIYed my veil and it really wasn’t too bad.  Regular bridal tulle is relatively inexpensive (like $2-$3/ yard) and I used a pattern to make mine.  It tends to get expensive if you add embellishments like lace/beading- but even then I’m sure you can always plan ahead and buy it when it goes on sale to save some $$$.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

I did my veils myself.  I think they turned out pretty well. 

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