20 Wedding DIY Ideas for Every Skill Set

Whether you're new to crafting or can stitch and glue with your eyes closed, we've got the perfect project for your big day.

  • Easy: Wedding Card Mini-Album

    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.

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  • Easy: Wedding-Day Survival Kits

    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.

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  • Easy: DIY Vintage Luggage Guest Book

    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.

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  • Easy: DIY Seashell Boutonniere

    Easy: DIY Seashell Boutonniere

    This captures a fresh, by-the-sea vibe without venturing too far into tropical territory.

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  • Easy: Apothecary Bottle Gift

    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.

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  • Easy: "Will You Be My Bridesmaid?" Box

    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?

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  • Easy: "Will You Be My Groomsmen?" Brew

    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.

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  • Easy: DIY Hot Chocolate Favor

    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?

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  • Easy: Seating Chart

    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.

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  • Intermediate: Save the Date Sign

    Intermediate: Save the Date Sign

    Find out how BG's web producer created this fun, stand-alone sign for her engagement shoot! Best of all, it's versatile and can easily be customized for bridal showers and weddings, too.

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  • Intermediate: DIY Rhinestone Garter

    Intermediate: DIY Rhinestone Garter

    Designing and wearing your own garter — even if just your future husband sees it—will give you a secret thrill thoughout the night. Take a look!

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  • Intermediate: Winter Wedding Program

    Intermediate: Winter Wedding Program

    Find out how BG's web editor made her own gorgeous programs—and saved almost $700!

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  • Intermediate: DIY Chicken Wire Seating-Card Holder

    Intermediate: DIY Chicken Wire Seating-Card Holder

    The beauty of this country chic project is that it can be assembled in under an hour.

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  • For Craft Masters: Brooch Bouquet

    For Craft Masters: Brooch Bouquet

    Add vintage style to your bridal look with this one-of-a-kind heirloom that will last forever.

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  • For Craft Masters: 5 DIY Braided Hairstyles

    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!

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  • For Craft Masters: Bridal Nail Art

    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!

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  • For Craft Masters: DIY Rope-Wrapped Centerpiece

    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.

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  • For Craft Masters: Recipes From the Heart

    For Craft Masters: Recipes From the Heart

    This mother of the bride created a touching cookbook for her daughter's bridal shower.

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  • For Craft Masters: DIY Embellished Raffia Fans

    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.

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  • For Craft Masters: DIY Vintage Teacup Candles

    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).

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