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DIY Wedding Ideas: Creative Inspiration for Every Aspect of Your Big Day

  |   By Lisa Perri

Photo via Elizabeth Anne Designs

Looking for crafty ways to infuse your personality into your big day without breaking the bank? Going DIY is a great way to achieve both -- from unique décor ideas that will wow your guests to lovely favours and ceremony props we’ve got quite the collection of  stunning DIY wedding projects, which are perfect for pinning! Whether you’re a seasoned DIY-er or a newbie to crafting, these creative ideas are easy to follow and sure to inspire.

DIY Wedding Ideas: 15 Easy Projects With an abundance of DIY ideas out there, picking your perfect personalized wedding project can seem overwhelming. We’ve rounded up 15 of the prettiest, pin-worthy DIY wedding ideas that are both eye-catching and easy on your time and budget.

Vintage DIY Wedding Table Numbers Book lovers will swoon over these DIY vintage wedding table toppers. Our go-to guru for DIY wedding ideas, stationery designer Debra Norton from Vintage Paper Parade, whipped up this unique DIY project that will satisfy vintage and literary lovers alike. With finds from Goodwill, Michaels, Creative Bag and the Dollar Store, Debra created these stunning decor accents that can be crafted in a few simple steps.

A Destination Wedding DIY Idea Both adorable and practical, this project is the perfect accessory for your tropical nuptials. With wedding DIY expert Debra Norton’s five easy steps, anyone can transform vintage maps into pretty handmade fans to help guests beat the heat during your “I do’s.”

A Personalized DIY Wedding Project One of our clever Weddingbells readers, Michelle Mattieu, dreamed up this crafty DIY wedding idea. This creative bride came up with a project for personalized tissue packets – perfect for passing out to guests during those tear-jerking moments! Following Michelle’s template, you can add the sentiment of your choice, such as “To dry your happy tears.”

Rustic Vintage DIY Wedding Table Numbers Lorrie Everett from The Creative Bag blog shares her amazing DIY wedding idea for antique-inspired table numbers. These rustic table toppers are unique and versatile – not only are they neutral enough to go with a variety of reception themes, they are also great way to incorporate some textured elements into your décor.

DIY Wedding Favour: Pretty Bubble Jars Looking for a budget-conscious and environmentally friendly way for your guests to celebrate your send-off? Debra Norton of Vintage Paper Parade gives us another simple DIY wedding idea, with these adorable handmade bubble jars. Give these pretty mason jars and heart-shaped wands to your guests before the ceremony and ask them to blow bubbles as you exit.

This article was originally published on Feb 27, 2013

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