Category: DIY Bride

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DIY Wedding Arch

11 Beautiful DIY Wedding Arches

Many brides want to add a personal touch to their wedding decorations by taking on a DIY project. While there are some wedding tasks to leave to the professionals, your wedding arch is a challenging but incredibly fun and special piece to decorate yourself or better yet, with your fiancé....

Dutch Braid tutorial

DIY Pinterest Hairstyles Debunked!

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through Pinterest and found yourself feeling dubious about how DIY some of those DIY hairstyles really are? These step-by-step tutorials are overwhelmingly popular on this social website and make doing your own hair for your wedding seem incredibly easy. A few of us girls...

Wedding Albums

Do It Yourself Bride Survey

Congratulations on being recently engaged or married. We hope that your relationship is filled with love and will last a lifetime.  With these tough economic times, a wedding can be very difficult and financially draining. Due to this, many brides are turning to Do it yourself (DIY) means, which doesn’t...

Custom Bridal Hair Piece

DIY Wedding Warrior Part III: Venue and Ceremony

After a raging afternoon storm pushed the wedding plans indoors, Kat and Nick’s ceremony took center stage in DIY style. *** We wanted to do our posed photos before the ceremony, so we could enjoy as much time with our friends and family as possible. We took some shots at...


DIY Wedding Warrior Part II: Before the Ceremony

Part II: Before The Ceremony (Continuing this week’s spotlight on the DIY Wedding Warriors: Kat and Nick Toman) For our wedding ceremony, we had plans. But our wedding did not look like anything like the plans we had made. It did, however, turn out to be the happiest  day of...

Mothers Wedding Dress

DIY Wedding Warriors: Sustainable Love from Kat and Nick Toman

This week we are spotlighting a full DIY Wedding! Kat and Nick Toman of Milwaukee, Wis., had creativity not only inspired, but also sustainable. They enlisted the help of small and local businesses; re-purposed Kat’s wedding dress and recycled fabric for her wedding shoes; they even used living centerpieces. Most touching was how they...