DIY

Pass the Cookies

It’s tradition for many families in Pittsburgh, and whether the city is your home or not, we think this is one wedding idea anyone can appreciate: a homemade cookie buffet. For as long as anyone can remember, relatives and friends ...

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No Flowers? No Problem!

Flowers aren’t everyone’s thing, and when you’re planning your centerpieces, you might be stumped about how to decorate your tables without flowers. Martha Stewart to the rescue! From fruits and vegetables to candles to champagne glasses filled with round ornaments, ...

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Handmade Wedding Inspiration

No one knows handmade better than the folks at Etsy.com, so you know that their Flickr stream, Etsy Handmade Weddings, is going to be a goldmine for any couple working on a DIY wedding. The stream is populated by users’ ...

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Going Gothic

If you’re dreaming of a Halloween-inspired wedding but you don’t want to decorate with ghosts, pumpkins and candy, go gothic instead. You’ll find plenty of inspiration online, from Gothic Martha Stewart to The Knot’s Gothic.Weddings.com. Visit both sites to satisfy ...

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Halloween Wedding Details

Planning a Halloween wedding is more than decorating with jack-o-lanterns and encouraging guests to come in costume. Take your theme one step further with these creative details from Better Homes and Gardens. From fun drinks like bloody martinis and eyeball ...

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Take Your Seat

Don’t stop at boring black-and-white place cards when you’re thinking about how to direct guests to their seats. Crafting guru Martha Stewart has more than 40 creative ways to help your guests find their tables, from playing cards to wreaths, ...

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DIY Bride: Ring Books

Bookworms and DIY brides alike will love this idea: instead of tying your rings to a traditional ring pillow, tuck them into a secret compartment in a ring book! Easy instructions at the Offbeat Bride blog lead you through turning ...

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DIY Hanging Vases

Talk about creative — and beautiful! We love this DIY hanging vase idea from Jade and Ron over at WeddingBee.com. Bride Jade took glass hanging vases in a couple of different shapes and filled them with flowers and beads to ...

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Consignment Queen

Stroll through your local thrift or consignment store and scan through the classifieds, and you’re likely to find a number of wedding dresses looking for a second chance to shine. And if you’re a bride on a tight budget, buying ...

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Photos that Pop

You want great engagement photos, but a special photo session to get them is just not in your budget. Follow some simple tips from the pros — choose the right time of day, don’t dress matchy-matchy, pick a unique location ...

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