DIY

Which wedding theme will lend your day a personalised look and save you money? DIY of course! Check out these real brides who have got crafty and created some gorgeous wedding details.

P.S. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a ‘hands on’ kind of person, with our help you’ll be up to your eyes in paper, sticky tape and more before you know it!

Simply choose from our ‘DIY Weddings’ posts below for instant planning inspiration!

DIY wedding stationery Q&A – Your questions answered!

Lots of people tell us that they would love to make their own wedding stationery but many say they lack the skill or imagination....

Create an incredible 1950s-inspired bridal look in 9 simple steps

Wedding Ideas have teamed up with top video gurus Video Jug to give you some exclusive bridal beauty looks that you can easily recreate...

Exclusive DIY bridal hairstyle tutorials from Joshua Altback

Wedding Ideas have teamed up with award-winning hairstylist Joshua Altback and wedding accessories superstar Olivier Laudus to bring you some gorgeous bridal looks that...

The ultimate list of bridal beauty dos and don’ts

You’re going to want to look your most beautiful on your wedding day and you'll want your groom to gasp as he sees you...

How to make your very own bridal brooch bouquet

We love brooch bouquets, they're chic, they look amazing and they last much longer than fresh flowers. Contemporary and vintage wedding jewellery designer Harriet...

10 DIY details that won’t cost a thing

DIY equals a very personal wedding day – well, that’s what we think. It’s also a practical solution for when you’re trying to keep...

How to make a beautiful wedding buttonhole

“Every bride-to-be knows what they want every little detail to look like for their wedding day, from the flowers and decorations to the dress...

Make your very own gingerbread wedding favours

If you’ve got a bit of time before your wedding (and time to practice a bit) then...

3 fab DIY projects for you to try at home

Handmade weddings have never been more popular. Not only will you save money on your wedding budget but you’ll also end up with fab...

Make your own confetti bath bombs for your guests

Leading natural confetti company, Shropshire Petals shows us how to make some fab petal bath bombs that can be used as favours for your...

Top DIY wedding tips from real-life brides that can save you...

There are plenty of DIY touches that you can incorporate into your own big day, even if you're not a dab hand at crafting....

How to make peppermint cream wedding favours

Wedding Ideas' very own DIY expert Alice Rimes has been busy baking up a storm this weekend and she's come up with a fabulous,...
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21 Christmas wedding flower ideas to make you bloom

If you’re planning a big day during the winter months, our Christmas wedding flower ideas will give you all the floral inspiration you need! Why...
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Treat your guests to some sweet edible wedding favours

Do you want to give your guests a sweet treat that doesn't cost the earth? Of course you do! Jam is a fun edible...
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Evening invitation wording – Great ideas for wedding reception invites

Make sure you get your evening invitation wording right with our help to avoid any confusion on the big day, it's the last thing...

20 fab finds for November! Our pick of the best bridal...

Your wedding details planning starts right here, with our 20 fab finds for November. From jewellery and shoes, to favours and invites, we reveal...
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20 fab finds for October – be inspired by our hot...

Struggling with your big day details? We reveal our 20 fab finds for October to help you along the way. 20 fab finds First up are...
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DIY Wedding ideas – How to make felt heart favours

Perfect as favours or place names, Lou from Whimsical Wonderland Weddings shows you how to make these fun felt decorations… What you need Coloured felt Stuffing (cotton...

A picture perfect, handmade real wedding from Derbyshire

A picture-perfect real wedding with beautiful homemade details, for a personal touch… WHO: Anna and Tony WHERE: St Nicholas Church and The Maynard, Derbyshire WHEN: July 2011 PHOTOS:...
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Make your very own CD placeholders for your guests on your...

An easy and inexpensive way to create a favour and place card in one, courtesy of Adam from rock my wedding. What you need A single...