(Closed) I think I bit off more than I can chew…pic heavy

posted 6 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
1415 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I’m doing very little DIY, but take heart! You still have a lot of time left. Are any of your friends/family helping you? 

Post # 4
9056 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

That doesn’t look THAT bad to me if you have a fair bit of time not dedicated to work in the next three months.  Definitely a lot of DIY though.  I would suggest getting an invite assembly party going in the next little while.  I did this, and it made it go really quickly and more fun.  I pre-cut/printed all the pieces and had my friends together with (a little) wine to make it a fun day.

Post # 5
46411 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Love your centerpiece inspiration pics!

Post # 6
2891 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

LOL your list is shorter then mine. If ever you want to commiserate just shoot me a PM. We can have meltdowns together. :p

Post # 7
642 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@Take The Reins:  We are date twins 🙂    My suggestion is do one thing at a time, prioritize your list and set yourself a timeline to get each project done and then take a breath and have fun.   Oh and for paper crafts I LOVE the XYRON roller glue, no muss no fuss, just fun. 

Post # 8
2981 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

The ring bearer box, tea lights and tears of joy seem to be the simpliest projects so if I had to choose, I’d pick those to tackle first. Then I’d get on the invitatons! I love DIY and you have very cute inspirations. Time is on your side tho…you can definitely finish before your wedding. 

I DIYed my candy buffet, including the candy baggies, banner & sign, my card box, cake cutter, money rose toss bouquet, table numbers, Out of Towner welcome boxes, and dress hangers for me and the BMs. They all turned out great (at least I think so!).  

Post # 10
2854 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

They look great! 🙂

Post # 11
1729 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

they look awesome~!!!!!! we have a TON of DIY and some things are turning out better then i could imagine..other things are taking longer and more time…good luck on the rest of your projects

Post # 12
1061 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

They look great!

Pretty much our entire wedding was DIY and DH’s help made things so much easier!  Starting early is definitely wise too.  I made it my goal to be done all of my projects (except the names on the escort cards) a month before the wedding and we were pretty much successful.  Other last minute things came up, so I am glad I wasn’t still worried about projects!

Post # 13
28 posts
  • Wedding: March 2012

I am also DIY-ing a ton of stuff and do far it’s all coming together really well!! I’m getting excited!

Post # 14
450 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I am having these panic attacks as well. Only thing is our wedding is in 54 days and I can’t even think to get started on the DIY things until next week. And even then I won’t have a lot of time. Come Feb 27 I will have a lot more time though as the whole month of february we are traveling quite a bit.

UGH… I still have to figure out some ideas of what we want to do, I love your ring box however.

Post # 15
8 posts
  • Wedding: February 2013

I haven’t started to many DIY projects just yet but I would be very interested in how yours turn out. Your theme is stunning.

Post # 16
385 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

They turned out great! Best of luck with the rest of them. I know I totally stressed about all of my DIY projects in the final months before the wedding so its good you are starting them now.

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