(Closed) SHOW ME your wedding DIY’s and ideas!!!!

posted 8 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

All of mine can be found in the DIY section, but here are the direct links:

Engagement invitations: http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/diy-engagement-party-invites

Favors/Bubbles: http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/semi-diy-favors-and-ceremony-bubbles

Photoshare cards:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/diy-photoshare-cards

Guestbook:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/my-diy-guest-book

Table name cards/holders:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/diy-table-name-cards-and-holders

Dessert stands:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/diy-dessert-stands

Flower girl basket:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/diy-flower-girl-basket

Card box:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/my-diy-cardbox-2

Signs:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/various-diy-signs

Centerpiece #1:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/diy-photobox-with-vase-centerpiece

Centerpiece #2:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/dutch-shoe-centerpieces

Ceremony programs:  http://diy.weddingbee.com/topic/diy-ceremony-programs

 

I still need to post my wedding invitations and once I get it done, my wedding scrapbook, but that’s pretty much my DIY in a nutshell.  πŸ™‚

Post # 4
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Bumble Beekeeper
Post # 5
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

@dodgercpkl: i LOVE the card box! Very nice!

 

@noritake22: Such inspiring DIY pics! It looks great!

*I can only hope my diy projects come out half as good as the both of yours!

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

@srearley:  Thank you!!  I had so much fun doing all of my projects, but my baby was my card box!  πŸ™‚

@noritake22:  Love the whimsy of the card box!  πŸ™‚  The bridesmaids dresses/boleros came out amazing!!  And your paper products are making me think of putting a cricut on my wish list…. lol

Post # 7
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Helper bee

 

My business card guestbook (it took me all weekend to make all of those tiny envelopes)

 

 

 

My will you be my bridesmaid cards

 

My table numbers (this one is screwed up and I need to fix it, but it’s the only one I have a picture of right now)

 

Other DIYs I have done that I haven’t taken pics of:

Thank you cards

In lieu of favor cards

 

DIYs in the works

2 banners for different locations at the reception

various sinage

The list of DIYs yet to be done is enormous.

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

This is a great thread!

Post # 9
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

@srearley: Thank you πŸ™‚ DIYing is very time consuming, but it is so worth it.

@dodgercpkl: Thank you πŸ™‚ The Cricut has more than paid for itself, and I know that I will keep using it, so it was a very good investment. If you put the Cricut on your wish list, make sure it is the Cricut Expression; you will get much more use from the big one, instead of the little one. I wouldn’t have been able to make the favor boxes that I made for the sugar and the vanilla on the little one. I still have one more dress to finish up for the girls, but thank you for the compliment on them.

Post # 10
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Helper bee

I ditto noritake22 on getting the Cricut Expression.  You have so much more space to work with, and you don’t have to worry about cutting your sheets of paper in half prior to cutting your design.

Mine paid for about half of itself with the little business card envelopes alone (even though they were a pain).  I had ordered some from one of the paper companies, and they were $45 for 75 (I would have had to double that order after we started figuring out our guest list).  I returned them.  

I made 150 of them for $5 (pad of scrapbook paper, Black Friday sale at Michael’s).

 

Post # 11
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

The pads of paper that buttontoes is commenting about are on sale for $9.99 at Joanns quite frequently and they will special order for you at the sale price, if you need more than what is on the shelf. Not on sale, I think they are $24.99. I wish I would have known about the Black Friday sale at Michaels. It would have been great to get some more paper, especially at that price.

Post # 12
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Very nice everyone! 

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

@noritake22: Your list of DIY is amazing! And they all look so wonderful.

I haven’t started any DIY yet. I feel the need to get on it, but also that it’s a bit too early for a lot of it.

Post # 16
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

i hope youre ready because i have a lot….=)

bubbles

cupcake stand (still a work in progress)

iSpy game for the tables

card holder

favor boxes

centerpieces

banner for the head table ( i thinkt hats where we’ll put it)

guestbook (front)

guestbook (back)

(front page) activity book for kids

 

invitations (rough draft)

2 ribbon boards for seating cards

and lastly, personalized “activity boxes” for each “child” to keep them occupied =)

 

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