DIY Wedding Projects
A sure way to add personality to your wedding day? Fill it with handmade details. Our DIY wedding ideas make it easy to create custom details for every aspect of your big day. We also have hundreds of free printable templates and step-by-step instructions for creating your own DIY save-the-dates, wedding invitations, programs, menus, favors, and more.
A to Z of DIY Weddings: An Ultimate Glossary of Tips, Tools, and Techniques
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11 Fresh Ways to Use Cutout Designs in Your Wedding
Sometimes it's what you don't see that makes the biggest statement. Cutout designs and graphic patterns create wedding style that really rises to the occasion.
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23 DIY Wedding Centerpieces We LoveWedding centerpieces can be as inventive as you like—and simple to tackle on your own.
51 Edible Wedding Favors Guests Will Eat Up (Literally!)These food favor ideas are sure to hit the spot—and are super easy to DIY.
DIY Wedding Hairstyles
The Lazy Bride's Guide to DIY: 7 Projects That Require Zero EffortEven if you don't consider yourself crafty, there are still easy ways to DIY parts of your wedding.
21 DIY Bridesmaids' Gifts to Craft for Your CrewPresent your pals with personalized tokens of thanks, handmade just for your ’maids.
22 Creative Wedding Backdrop IdeasMark the big moment—literally—by making one of these DIY altar decorations.
8 Wedding Snack Bar Ideas for Serving Food and Drinks to Your GuestsStations brimming with savory treats, desserts, or tipples can be a fun addition to your celebration.
DIY Table Numbers to Count on for a Special TouchCrafty ideas for digits that will show the way at your reception.
11 DIY Wedding Cake Ideas That Will Transform Your TiersSteal these wedding cake decorating ideas and instructions for eye-catching confections.
17 Super Creative DIY Guest Book Ideas for Your WeddingThink outside the book for a special touch on your big day—and a keepsake to enjoy for years to come.
8 Tips For DIYing Your Wedding InvitesHere are some easy ways to make your wedding inviations and stationery that much more memorable.
Ring Bearer Pillow Ideas You Can Make on Your OwnWedding cushion how-tos for adding a personalized touch to your ceremony.
17 Overhead Wedding Decoration Ideas We LoveElevate your tablescape—and rethink the chandelier—with one of these dangling pieces.
Outdoor Wedding Decorations That Are Easy to DIYDress up your ceremony and reception spaces with these craft ideas that are simple to pull off.
15 DIY Photo Booth Backdrops to Upgrade Your Wedding ReceptionPost
Make Pink Ladies-Inspired Slumber Party Packs for Your Bridesmaids
Because you're never too old for a sleepover with your besties.Post
DIY Appliquéd Wedding Accessories You’ll Use Again and Again
Plus, they're simple to make!Post
3 Clever Ways to Fold Your Save-the-Dates
With just a few creases, these creative cards become festive shapes—no origami skills required.Post
Are Cupcake Crowns the New Flower Crowns?
These DIY faux dessert headpieces—inspired by Ines Di Santo's newest bridal collection—are just as sweet as you'd imagine.Post
MSW Editor-at-Large Darcy Miller's New Book Will Make You Want to "Celebrate Everything!"
Break out the party hats!Post
DIY No-Sew Wedding Bow-Tie for Your Groom
What's better than seeing the guys in your life bedecked in a stylish bow-tie? When the bow-ties are specifically made for your wedding and—believe it or not—without a sewing machine.Post
Wedding Trend Alert: Bold, Beautiful Block Print Fabrics
A perfect yet unexpected way to add personality to your wedding? Roll out these gorgeous fabrics by inventive designers for your reception tablecloths, runners, overlays, and more!Post
DIY Acrylic Seating Chart
There will be no confusion about where guests ought to sit with this crystal clear seating chart idea.Post
DIY Confetti Envelopes
These mini confetti favors prove good things come in small packages.Post
DIY Cutout Table Numbers
Put all your cards on the table (literally) with this easy DIY that brings together something old and something new.Post
DIY Cutout Seating Chart
Perfect for the modern, fun-loving couple, this lift-and-look seating chart is as appealing visually as it is in its playful execution.Post
DIY Geometric Save-the-Date
It doesn't take a math whiz to see why cube-shaped stationery is a guaranteed attention-getter. Impress your guests with these smart save-the-dates you can make yourself.Post
How to DIY Your Wedding Veil (It's Surprisingly Easy!)
Add a touch of DIY to your big-day ensemble. This veil is a cinch to make, even if sewing isn't your thing! Tulle is easiest to work with, as it doesn't fray. If you choose organza or another woven fabric, use sealant on the cut edges.Feature
DIY Wrapping Projects That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Wedding Favors
We've all heard that "it's what's inside that counts," but paying attention to presentation is far from shallow. The four wrapping duos that follow offer easy ways to make favors into memorable send-offs.Gallery
A Modern, Black-Tie Wedding in Washington, D.C.
These California residents wanted to bring casual elegance to their black-tie fêteAdvertisementAdvertisementPost
One Flower Girl Dress, Four Ways
It's as easy as one, two, three ... four!Post
This DIY Cascading Bouquet Is Every Retro Bride's Dream
See how floral designer Ron Wendt uses a classic hand-wired technique to create this 1940s-inspired bouquet of gardenias.Post
DIY Personalized Sneakers for Your Flower Girl
Give your flower girl something she'll remember (and want to wear). David Stark of David Stark Design and Production walks us through decorating sneakers with a hand-drawn design for a big-day accessory that's cute, clever, and comfy.