(Closed) What projects are you doing yourself?

posted 11 years ago in DIY
Post # 17
176 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

So far I have done placecards, a guestbook, a cross-stitch ring pillow, and my veil. I’m looking forward to doing semi-DIY invitations and jewelry, and I’m sure I will pick up many other projects along the way!

Post # 18
300 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Here’s my list!

1.  Favors

2.  Guest Book

3. Guest Book Table Decor (Woodland/Aviary)

4. Save the Date Cards

5. Invitations (Invite, Hotels, Map, RSVP, RSVP Envelopes)

6. Programs

7. Ceremony Pomanders

8. Thank you cards

9. Out of Town bags

10. Card box

11. Table Numbers

12. Mr./Mrs./Head Table signs

13. Reserved signs for ceremony seating

14.  Reception seating chart

Can’t wait to see all of your ladies’ finished products!

Post # 19
3343 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

save the dates

pocketfold invitation suite



guestbook sign


bar sign

buffet table signs

chair signs

paper parasol with “thank you” on it for thank you card photo

tags and sign for sparklers

BMs necklaces


and after the wedding i’ll be designing one of those fancy lay flat albums.

Post # 20
713 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

@miss starfish- we have a very similar list!


Invitations (pocketfolds and map)


seating chart (undecided about a large framed chart or starfish table cards)

starfish aisle decorations

centerpieces (vases with shells, starfish, seaglass)

7 shell/starfish bouttenieres

shell bouquet decorations

burlap table runners

scrapbook guest book

6 earrings, necklaces, bracelets

hair flower

clutches (undecided)

Out of Town bags (water labels)

restroom baskets

signs for venue

Thank yous


starfish garland/ mr. and mrs. chair signs

shirts for my BMs

sand ceremony shadowbox


i think thats it. crazy. Fiance wonders why i come home every night and work on stuff even though we are like 9 months out!


Post # 21
4566 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

WOW! We’ve got some motivated bees! That’s amazing!

I’m going our STDs, Out of Town bags, escort table/ cards, and hopefully centerpieces… we’re in the very beginning stages of planning so you know…


Post # 22
1738 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

everything stationary… my wedding cake, cookies, my bridesmaid gift, my bouquet and centerpieces uffff a lot of stuff

Post # 23
807 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

This is My DIY To do list

Well does partially redesigning My Dress and Shoes count? I came up with it all and searched for all the items… I am hiring someone to do the changes and alterations though

  1. Mongram for All paper items
  2. Invitations
  3. RSVP cards
  4. Maps(maybe)
  5. Programs (paddle Fans)
  6. Sign For GuestBook Table & decor
  7. Aisle Decorations (undecided on this so far)
  8. Altar (arch) decorations
  9. Sand Ceremony Table Items
  10. Plan All Music
  11. All Bouquets & Boutineers
  12. Doggie’s Wedding Attire
  13. Signs For Venue & Ceremony
  14. Hair Fascinator
  15. Restroom Baskets
  16. Bridal Emergency Kit
  17. Clay Figures to be used as Cake Toppers
  18. Bride Shirt 🙂
  19. Shirts for Bachelorette Party
  20. Blinged out Flip Flops (incase i wanna kick off those heels)
  21. All centerpieces
  22. Table Name Cards
  23. Seating Chart & Place Cards(fairly small event I might nix this out let ppl sit where they wish)
  24. Initals for Cake Table
  25. Netting for cake table(outdoor event)
  26. DIY Mongramed tablecloth for sweetheart table
  27. Thank you Cards
  28. Cookie Favors ( might nix this out too)
  29. My daughters Hairpieces






Post # 24
768 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

I’ll shamelessly put up my super-short list of DIY stuff:

signage for guestbook, ring blessing, log-sawing, bridal portraits

Bulletins (programs)

Wine Cork/postcard favors

…and I think that’s it. hehe

Post # 25
2090 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Let’s see:

  • STDs
  • Invitations (pocket folds and all inserts, maps and belly bands)
  • Invitations to rehearsal dinner
  • Thank you cards
  • Menu cards
  • Place cards
  • Out of Town bags (screen printing on bags and filling bags)
  • Centerpieces
  • Candles for centerpieces
  • Stained glass votives for decoration
  • Flower girls baskets
  • Programs
  • Restroom baskets
  • Guest book (not sure what form it will take)

Not sure what else!

Post # 26
2403 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

-all paper goods

• ask bridesmaids cards

• save the date cards

• invitations (booklets, response cards )

• ceremony & reception signage

• programs

• map

• escort cards

• menus

• drink signage

• favors

• guesbook or postcards (haven’t decided yet )

• thank you cards

• day-of “thank you” “love you”, etc. cards (to bridesmaids, to groomsmen, to our parents, to vendors )

• day of itinerary

• table numbers

• “bride” & “groom” signs

• Out of Town welcome cards

-aisle decor

-bathroom baskets

-OOT bags

-card box (or whatever it is)

-picture display (frames, clothesline, not sure yet)

phew, so glad i’ve got oodles of time to get it done!

Post # 27
3315 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

  1. Invitations
  2. Chuppah (wedding canopy)
  3. Aisle decor
  4. Programs
  5. Photo sharing cards
  6. Thank you cards
  7. “Photobooth”
  8. Photo backdrop stand
  9. Dancing shoes basket
  10. Paper lantern lighting
  11. Uplighting
  12. Centerpieces
  13. Lit-up menus (for buffet line, chocolate fountain, and layers of the cake)
  14. Lit-up signs (for food items and reserved signs for the head table)
  15. Other signs (sign directing people to the “photobooth” and closed signs for areas of the club we were not using)
  16. Hors d’oeuvres
  17. Wedding cake
  18. Chocolate fountain
  19. Signature drinks

Post # 28
531 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I am doing our wedding cake.  Its going to be cheesecake with optional topping and my friend is doing all 200 cupcakes.  

I just made my first cheesecake ever on Thanksgiving.

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