DIY

DIY Invitations

If you’ve been admiring the multi-layered invitations in the catalogs and magazines but can’t afford them, why not try your hand at making them? The folks at Better Homes and Gardens have compiled 18 easy paper-crafting techniques to help you ...

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DIY Vintage Centerpieces

Here’s proof you don’t have to be crafty to make your own centerpieces. This bride scoured garage sales, flea markets, and antique stores for interesting glass pieces that she could use as vases and candleholders. Grouped together on silver metal ...

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Pretty Paper Cups

Serving cupcakes at your wedding and want to spruce them up a little? Make the treats a centerpiece at your reception by creating your own cupcake wrappers. Download the template from DIYBRide.com and then print it out onto your favorite ...

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Working with Colors

Maybe you’ve already chosen your wedding colors and are looking for inspiration on how to use them. Maybe you’re not sure what colors you want, so you need ideas from across the spectrum. Martha Stewart Weddings to the rescue! The ...

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Blooming Favors

Spring is in the air, and brides with a green thumb might be wondering how to share their love of the garden with their guests. We think giving bulbs as a favor is a perfect way to do just that ...

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Bang for Your Buck

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t have a dream wedding. The folks at Better Homes & Gardens offer 20 tips for saving money on your wedding, and none of them force you to sacrifice anything – ...

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Married at Home

Dreaming of a backyard wedding? Check out the special details this couple used for their intimate at-home wedding and reception: favorite colors, sprigs of lavender, and lots of homemade decorations came together to make the perfect celebration for two high ...

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Snowed In?

You’re going to be snowed in this weekend anyway, so if you’re a DIY bride, you might as well make good use of the time! We’re guessing that you didn’t stock up on craft supplies before the storm, so here ...

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Cute as a …

Looking for a unique decorating motif for your wedding? How about buttons! From button corsages and boutonnieres to button embellishments on favors and decorations, there are lots of ways you can use the little fasteners to fit your style. Find ...

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Winter Bride Style

You’ve found the perfect dress – the last thing you want to want to do is cover it up with your everyday winter coat! From stoles and capes to elbow-length gloves and fashionable boots, there are lots of ways to ...

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