Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Projects
Video with overview of five steps to making a wedding veil, plus links to each step.
Considerations and options for buying versus making your own veil.
Buy these veils to decorate yourself or to wear as-is with a fancy gown.
Supplies: tulle sold by the 54" or 108" wide bolt, 6" wide spools, or circles.
Video and written directions detailing step one in the veil making process--figuring out and cutting the tulle.
How to make a blusher for your wedding veil.
How to add beading, trim, and other embellishments to your veil.
Different beading and trim options for your do-it-yourself veil.
Explains how to put gathers at the crown of your DIY veil.
See how to wrap and sew a bridal comb onto your veil.
Video shows eight different mason jar centerpieces.
Lace, tulle, candles, and flower confetti add ambiance.
Supplies: lace trim to decorate centerpieces and lace for runners or other set upons.
Combine the favors and centerpiece by using individually potted plants.
Add family and friend photos as conversation starters.
A mason-rustic version of a popular simple centerpiece.
Raffia and burlap add farm country ambiance.
Supplies: long, straw-like raffia for country style decorating (it's also what hula skirts are made from).
Burlap, lace, and mason jars combine for the perfect country-chic look.
Fancy lace and ribbon for a more romantic look.
Colorful flowers, fruit, and favors to brighten the table.
Centerpieces supplies: burlap by the roll, bolt, and yard.
Simple to make centerpieces: photos in glass vase or jar.
How to make cupcake bouquets. Takes some patience if you are on the non-crafty side.
Three ways to do this quick and easy centerpiece concept: upside down clear glass container, candles, and single flower blooms.
Tall, topiary like centerpieces are in style. Here's an easy way to make them.
Tall, short, round square, or something entirely different. The shape and type of centerpiece container can go a long way toward creating the look you want.
Supplies: personalized and other ribbon for decorating.
Tropical or beach weddings call for themed decorations.
Candy buffets and dessert stations are popular. You can move this idea to the guest tables as mini candy bars.
Ideas about how different candles give varying looks to a centerpiece. Pillars, tapers, and votives / tea lights each have unique characteristics.
Natural colored grasses and other dried organics are make attractive rustic decorations.
Who doesn't like s'mores? You can move them indoors as wedding centerpieces with Sterno or candles.
Supplies: candles sold in bulk, by the case or pack.
Use peacock feathers and slender, interestingly shaped containers for simple centerpieces.
Supplies: rose petals and other types of confetti for decor or tossing.
Beads or crystals in clear containers topped with floating candles.