20 Wedding DIY Ideas for Every Skill Set

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Planning a wedding can totally consume you. Everyone wants a personal touch, something unique and fits their personality perfectly. These easy projects take less than an hour, and it helps make your special day exactly the way you want it. We have 20 wedding DIY ideas for every skill set.
 1. Easy: Wedding Card Mini-Album 
Afraid that your wedding cards will end up being shoved away in a desk drawer, never to be seen again? Us too. That's why we can't wait to create this beautiful keepsake album to give our endless stack of cards a home and banish desk clutter for good.
2. Easy: Wedding-Day Survival Kits 
Ripped hems, accidental red wine stains and stiletto-induced blisters; what's a bridesmaid to do? Luckily, armed with this thoughtful Bridal Party Survival Kit, your bridal party will be prepared for any minor bumps that come their way on your big day.
3. Easy: DIY Vintage Luggage Guest Book
 For travel buffs and lovers of vintage, create this luggage “guest book” using a faux vintage suitcase, vintage postcards, a pen and a simple sign to direct your guests.
4. Easy: DIY Seashell Boutonniere
 This captures a fresh, by-the-sea vibe without venturing too far into tropical territory.
5. Easy: Apothecary Bottle Gift 
This do-it-yourself apothecary jar would make a thoughtful guest favor or bridesmaid gift. Display them in neat rows near your bridal shower or venue entrance to make a sweet first impression.
6. Easy: "Will You Be My Bridesmaid?" Box 
Asking loved ones to be in your bridal party is such a joyful moment—why not sweeten the deal with a keepsake that shows how much they mean to you?
7. Easy: "Will You Be My Groomsmen?" Brew 
Back in November, we told you about this sweet "Be My Bridesmaid?" keepsake, but now grooms can have their own big reveal by customizing their brewski of choice. Imagine the look on their faces when you invite them over for a casual barbecue and they pull out a cold one, putting two and two together.
8. Easy: DIY Hot Chocolate Favor Edible
gift kits packaged in jars are a huge trend, and with good reason. Who can resist a cup of cocoa on a chilly winter’s day?
9. Easy: Seating Chart
Although we're suckers for gorgeous décor projects, sometimes the best wedding DIY tasks are the ones that simply make your life a little easier, behind the scenes.
10. Intermediate: Save the Date Sign
11. Wedding Garter
This wedding garter can get done in four easy steps and will be sure to be the talk of the town at your wedding!
12. Intermediate: Winter Wedding Program
 Find out how BG's web editor made her own gorgeous programs—and saved almost $700!
13. Intermediate: DIY Chicken Wire Seating-Card Holder 
The beauty of this country chic project is that it can be assembled in under an hour.
14. For Craft Masters: Brooch Bouquet 
Add vintage style to your bridal look with this one-of-a-kind heirloom that will last forever.

15. For Craft Masters: 5 DIY Braided Hairstyles
After scouring YouTube for the best tutorials, we found five easy-to-follow videos featuring gorgeous styles that are all wedding-appropriate. The best part: Each of these videos is under five minutes. So part your hair in three, and let's begin!
16. For Craft Masters: Bridal Nail Art 
We're obsessed with the nail art trend (think: 3D embellishments, chunky glitter and intricate patterns) that's been dominating Pinterest, blogs and celebrity style since early this year. Here's how to get a detailed, customized manicure for less!
17. For Craft Masters: DIY Rope-Wrapped Centerpiece 
This pretty arrangement has a definite seaside feel but is still subtle enough to use with nearly any outdoor theme. On the big day, hand off the floral arranging to a trusted friend or two while you’re off being a beautiful bride.
18. For Craft Masters: Recipes From the Heart 
This mother of the bride created a touching cookbook for her daughter's bridal shower.
19. For Craft Masters: DIY Embellished Raffia Fans 
On hot days when an indoor ceremony isn’t possible, have your guests reach for this simple but stylish solution: A hand fan.
20. For Craft Masters: DIY Vintage Teacup Candles 
These teacup candles would be perfect for a bridal shower; after the party, you could display them as decorative accents in your home. All you need are a few vintage teacups (hello, flea market), candle wax flakes and a little patience (it takes some time for the wax to dry).
This article was contributed by Bridal Guide Magazine: From the proposal to the big day and beyond, Bridalguide.com is there every step of the way. Brides are treated to a fresh, practical perspective on wedding receptions, fashion and beauty, honeymoons, registry, and more, with original, fun ideas and the best advice straight from our editors, industry experts, and real brides. 
About the author
Kellee Khalil is the Founder & CEO of Loverly. She lives in upstate NY with her fiancé and two dogs.
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