DIY Weddings

Get Inspired with DIY Wedding Ideas

From affordable elegance in bridal wear to artistic freedom with wedding flowers and décor, a handmade wedding has plenty of advantages over a traditional store-bought occasion. You don't need to be an artist to throw an inventive affair, and you don't need a wedding planner for an impeccable result. All you really need is a bit of crafty advice on how to plan a wedding with the resources you already have around you.

From homemade wedding dresses and accessories to self-catered wedding cakes and menus, there's quite a bit of work along the way. Luckily, a DIY wedding is as fun to put together as it is to attend, and the creative bride should have no trouble recruiting eager allies along the way. Start with yard sales, crafting parties and a sense of adventure, and soon you'll be on your way to creating your unique and altogether unforgettable wedding.

In this section...

Wedding Cakes and Menus

Self-Catered Affair

Feeding a party is no small feat, but a crafty and creative couple can pull it off with impressive style. From smart food choices and wedding cake alternatives, to clever timing and reliable help, the decisions you make now will make or break your reception...

Wedding Flowers and Decor

Creative Decor

Wedding flowers can be one of the easier tasks for the DIY bride. After all, you could grow your blooms at home, or if you have no green thumb to speak of, simply visit a local nursery or flower shop for everything you need...