(Closed) What’s your DIY weakness?

posted 9 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
2022 posts
Buzzing bee

I am DIY-challenged, 100%.  But, I am a good delegator : )  My mom and aunt are very good DIYers and I am basically helping them with all the projects.  I am really impatient when it comes to crafting.

Post # 4
2365 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I’m def not a crafty diy’er. Wish I was.

I do plan to hand-write all of my thank yous though!

Post # 5
1718 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2008 - Winery in the Gold Country

I LOOOVEEE craft gadgets! I just got a cricut and a yudu, and I just love making paper things!

Post # 6
3316 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

The one wedding sewing project I’m doing is the chuppah (wedding canopy).  Even on that, I sometimes think that after several decades of not sewing, starting with a project that requires 9-foot seams may not have been the smartest idea!  I would definitely not try to sew gowns or anything for which more precision is required.

My Fiance is doing all the projects that require artistic ability (e.g., designing invitations and programs), because she’s got much more visual sense than I do.

On the other hand, I’m great with those things that involve imagining creative ways to do things like lighting, linens, food service, etc.  The only vendors involved with our reception are someone to buy, serve, and clean up after food; the musician; and the venue rental.

Post # 7
98 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

I love paper crafting.  But I am the worst at cutting and drawing in straight lines.  If I did not have a fiskars paper slicer and a ruler within an arms length when I craft, I would be in huge trouble!

Post # 8
997 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010 - The Pierre Hotel

Like Jessie516, I have absolutely no skill with sewing (or knitting, or anything fabric related for that matter).  But I do love paper crafts!

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