(Closed) What DIY projects are you planning for your wedding?

posted 8 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
2474 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I’m not doing a ton of DIY because I’m not super crafty and I don’t feel like spending a lot of time on things.  I am making this mirror centerpiece platform that I fell in love with on Martha Stewart Weddings, the escort cards, and the table numbers.

Post # 4
2201 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Here’s mine:

  • Centerpieces
  • Veil
  • Save-The-Date Cards
  • Invitations
  • Rehearsal Dinner Invitations
  • Bride/Groom Seat Signs
  • Card Box
  • Parts of the attendant gifts
  • Origami cranes

Post # 5
1093 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

This is on our list of DIY Smile

  • Save-The-Date Cards
  • Invitations
  • Table numbers
  • Escort cards
  • Cardbox
  • Centerpieces

Post # 6
2703 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

i started out with a big list, including all of my paper products… but the last couple of months made me realize that i needed to axe that big project. i also scrapped the cardbox idea and will probably be buying one.

i also bought a guestbook through my photog. i also ordered my dream invite set from a seller on etsy (sondrasink) for a GREAT price.

i’ve made: bridal shower invites and recipe cards

i will be making:

flower girl basket (just using a wicker basket, adding ribbon and some embellishment)

10 small pomander balls

unity candle set (just adding ribbon, our label, embellishment)

“modernizing” my FMIL’s ring bearer pillow

table numbers (the paper numbers in picture frames)

i haven’t decided on escort cards and programs… but they should be easy to mockup and print at my office 🙂


Post # 7
2866 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010




Table Runners (unless I get lazy)

Card box

Welcome sign (I don’t know if this is cheesy – might find another use for my easel)

Decor for our candy buffett

Cake decoration (making some big fabric flowers)

Guest cards (not doing a guest book but rather cards for people to write advice on)

Making my little sisters dress (yea! this will be a fun project)

Post # 8
1051 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

  1. Invitations (wedding, rehearsal & day-after)
  2. Fabric flowers
  3. Centerpieces
  4. Escort cards
  5. Outside lighting (cute baby food jar idea I found)
  6. Veil
  7. Cookie table
  8. Cupcakes for 150
  9. Table numbers
  10. Programs
  11. Cake topper (needle felted)
  12. Video-booth (FI is actually in charge of this)
  13. Photobooth
  14. Bridal party gifts (parts of)

It sounds like a lot, but really, it’s all pretty basic and I feel very manageble.

Post # 9
101 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Here’s what I’m DIYing (from my PW bio):

Post # 10
7152 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010


Cake monogram toppers

Bags of Goodies for my Girls

Bathsalts for all of the ladies

Maybe my bouquet and the flower for my girls

The lining of the Flower Girl basket

That’s it so far…..

Post # 11
8353 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

This is my DIY list:

  1. Invitations
  2. RSVP’s
  3. Belly Bands
  4. Reception Cards
  5. Music Request Cards
  6. Maps
  7. Programs
  8. Escort/Place Cards
  9. Table Names/Numbers – in process
  10. Napkin Rings
  11. Napkins
  12. Boutonnieres X 7
  13. Bouquet for me
  14. Fans or bouquets X 2
  15. Corsages X 2
  16. Pomanders X 8 – Done
  17. WE DO letters – Done
  18. Card Box – Done
  19. Ring Box – Done
  20. Post Cards for Card Box
  21. Matron of Honor Gown – in process
  22. Lady of Honor Gown – in process
  23. Matron of Honor Bolero
  24. Lady of Honor Bolero
  25. Matron of Honor Necklace – Done
  26. Lady of Honor Necklace – Done
  27. Matron of Honor Bracelet – Done
  28. Lady of Honor Bracelet – – Done
  29. Matron of Honor Earrings – Done
  30. Lady of Honor Earrings – Done
  31. Matron of Honor Fascinator – Felicia
  32. Lady of Honor Fascinator – Felicia
  33. Veil for me – Done
  34. Vanilla favors – in process
  35. Cookie favors
  36. Bathroom Baskets


Post # 12
1221 posts
Bumble bee


* Invitations (SEMI- Got them at Michaels just have ot print them out)

* Initals seen someone make huge initals out of fake flowers & styraphom

* Favors with Tags

* car kit  ( We are using classic cars from my dads car club and want to put a just married sign on a few to take pictures with)

* Card Box

Post # 13
403 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

1. wedding cookies—-yumm!

2. my hair

3. my make-up

I just excluded most of the rest….of course, i ordered cheap invitations and RSVP’s, but that’s pretty much it

Post # 14
4546 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’m making our centerpieces. I found this picture and HAD to do it. Our country club has mirrors. I bought navy rose petals to sprinkle on the mirror. Then we bought lace, votive candle holders, and flameless candles. All in all, to make 15 centerpieces (and I’m making a few extra lace votives for the cake table) it’s cost less than $100.


Post # 15
9 posts
  • Wedding: May 2010

I am planning on make or have already made:



Place cards

escort cards



guest book

table numbers

picture request cards

cloth napkins for reception


making our own food

making our own cakes/dessert table

doing our own flowers

just married sign

reserved seating signs

table runners

bouts. and corsages for everyone

doing my own hair and makeup

making my bouqet + bridesmaids

I know it is a lot but in the end we have saved over $1,000!!! Not super crafty just took my time and really planned.

Post # 16
491 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

  • all stationery
  • collecting milk glass for my florist to use in the centerpieces
  • veil
  • bridesmaids accessories
  • candy buffet

that’s it!  i have had about a million more ideas but then i said to myself “stop, you have enough on your plate!” lol!  these things are keeping me busy enough.

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