Category: DIY Wedding

Are you a modern Do-It-Yourself Bride? Create a unique and stylish DIY wedding with BrideBox wedding articles, tips and advice.

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7 Delicious DIY Bars for Your Reception or Party

Whether it’s for your bridal shower, bachelorette party, or wedding reception, these DIY bar ideas are the perfect way to add some creativity and fun to your festivity feasting! Not only will your guests get a kick out of creating their own delicious snack, but it will take the pressure...

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Best DIY Wedding Decorations

Do It Yourself (DIY) decorations add a personal and creative touch in whatever space they are used. Handmade projects are the perfect way to mix originality with personality. But when it comes to your wedding, some things should be left to the professionals. Taking on too many DIY wedding projects...

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How To Create The Ultimate Wedding Day Emergency Kit

No matter how much time you’ve spent meticulously planning out every second of your wedding day, there’s always the possibility that something could go wrong. The weather may not be on your side, or maybe you woke up with a zit or a bad hair day. These things may present...

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7 Things NOT to DIY at Your Wedding

Do-it-yourself, or DIY, is becoming more and more prevalent as crafty people try their hand at creating things that would normally cost an arm and a leg to have done by a professional. While we here at BrideBox are huge proponents of DIY, there are some things that should be...

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15 Ways to Use Mason Jars at Your Wedding

Mason jars are hugely popular right now in the crafting world, providing infinite possibilities when it comes to DIY projects.  Not only are they incredibly versatile and budget-friendly, but they are adorable too!  Here’s 15 fun ways to include mason jars in your wedding: Drinks Perhaps the first alternative use...

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The Numbers Behind The DIY Wedding

DIY Wedding – Statistics behind the Trend In a market research study we have conducted in the past few months we found a few interesting trends per DIY wedding. What is DIY wedding? DIY in the wedding context was defined basically as performing a task or create some element which...

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How to Cut The Costs of Your Wedding

Cut costs at your wedding using a DIY approach with food. An outdoor wedding can feature picnic or barbecue fare like fruit and cheese platters, smoked or grilled meats, summer salads, potato salad, baked beans and even chips. These kinds of foods are also excellent for weddings with attendees with...

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3 DIY Wedding Projects For Your Wedding

Every wedding is unique to the couple, and every wedding should reflect the tastes of the bride and groom. Brides are increasingly making their wedding more personalized so that their true passions are reflected in the wedding ceremony and the reception. Here are a couple of Tips how to make...

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Top 5 Wedding TV Shows

In today’s world, weddings have become more than just a union of man and wife. Every bride wants to have a unique celebration that her guests will remember for years to come. Couples try to create a reception with a certain flair that reflects their personalities and shares their love...

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DIY Wedding Warrior Finale: The Reception

Kat and Nick’s reception was most expressive of the do-it-herselfer’s talent. Paint chips: Place cards/ Table numbers / Wedding Art I cut out little circles from paint swatches I’d collected over the years (there are perks to being a pack rat) and asked people to sign them with silver sharpie...

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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...

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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...

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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...