(Closed) New Bee

posted 9 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
4385 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

i am only newly engaged and my wedding is way off in the distance, but i just wanted to say welcome!! 🙂 and also, if you have everything set up, i don’t see why you couldn’t start your DIY stuff! earlier is better!!!

Post # 4
7082 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2009

Welcome Janana!  I think you’ll find that most people here will tell you that it is never too early to start on projects, though it is good to have a fairly cohesive idea of color, mood and style before you jump in.

Have you made an inspiration board yet?

I’m looking forward to getting to know you better 🙂

Post # 5
64 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

By reading Weddingbee, of course. 

There are lots of great sites out there if you need inspiration so I spend some (OK, alot) of time looking at different sites – weddingbee the most though.

I say – enjoy being engaged.  Focus on the soon-to-be-marriage and not just the wedding.  Enjoy looking at things you might not otherwise pay attention to – flowers, fancy dresses, photographers etc. 

Most of all, just have fun and enjoy the process!

Welcome and congratulations!!

Post # 6
196 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I thought I had all the time in the world when I got engaged back in April of 08, and now with a little over 2 months away I’m freaking.  I say if you can DIY – and you really know what you want – there is no time like the present!


Post # 8
2725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Welcome! When I first got engaged, the first thing I focused on was finding as many wedding related pictures as I could online that represented what I wanted our wedding to feel like. I’ve only been engaged since February so I’ve been working on projects since day once because we knew we wanted to be married by the end of 2009.

If you are sure of what you want-go for it. It’s never too soon to get started.

Post # 9
606 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Hey! Welcome!

I would start by making some great inspiration boards and gathering your wedding vision into one place. You can get an example of inspiration boards at snippetandink.com and a good place where you can make one of your own is polyvore.com

Happy weddingbeeing!

Post # 10
6597 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

Welcome and Congrats!

If you know what you want I say Go for it! It’s fun too keep busy!!!!

Post # 11
2205 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009


it’s never to early to start on DIY projects!  I hope you’ll find lots of great ideas and helpful advice here in the hive.  It’s a great place to bee! 😉

Post # 12
1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Welcome!  I’d echo the recommendations to start things early!  We nailed down the vendors, but didn’t do a lot of the details ’til much later in the engagement.  I also spent a LOT of time gathering ideas and inspiration…so have fun with that, as well!

Post # 13
344 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

welcome neighbor to the north:)  You will love weddingbee, it is full of ideas and support if you need it:) 

Post # 14
999 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2010 - Mr. P's Grandparents’ Ranch

Welcome!!! and yeah as the girls said it’s NEVER too early to start DIY. I started the week after we got engaged lol

Post # 15
3332 posts
Sugar bee

Welcome Janana!  I think it’s always a good time to get started on DIY projects.  From my experience, the earlier you can get things done, the better!  I only wish I had found Weddingbee sooner in my planning process. 

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