3 Simple DIY Wedding Centerpieces: Luscious Succulents

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Jennifer McGarigle of FloralArt Succulents have a lot going for them. First, succulent arrangements can be made long before the “day of.” If you’re doing your own wedding centerpieces, this can be a huge time-saving advantage. Secondly, they’re great gifts for your wedding guests to take home that will last for months to come. And finally, succulents are super easy to care for and eco-friendly, too! Here are three chic and simple succulent...

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DIY Wedding Invitations and Favors: Is It Really Budget-Friendly?

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Jean M, Wedding Invitations and Accessories DIY is all the rage these days, and it's easy to understand why. Who doesn’t love to be creative? And your wedding day is the perfect time to show off your personality and style with handcrafted touches. If you’re an artistic bride who loves all things DIY, Jean M salutes you! But if your sole reason for deciding to DIY your wedding invitations and favors is to save money, think carefully. As with anything, there...

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Savvy Steals Winner: $100 to Blurb For Our DIY Brides!

by Azure

This week's lucky Savvy Steals winner is... Erin A.! Congratulations, Erin A.! We can't wait to see what you do with your $100 Blurb gift certificate! A gorgeous wedding photo album is a fantastic option! Disclosure: Blurb is generously donating the gift certificate.

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Ask the Experts: What Are the Best and Worst Places to DIY?

by Azure

Ask the Experts is your chance to get your wedding questions answered by an entire panel of wedding professionals and experts. To ask a question write asktheexperts@onewed.com This week, a bride writes: Dear Ask the Experts, Every article I read gives different advice about what sorts of things you can and can’t DIY. In your experience, what are the best things to DIY, and what are the best things to leave to the professionals? Thanks DIY-Wanna-Be Read the column to get the...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: Tying The Knot…

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing ...With A Ribbon Wall! Put a whole new twist on "tying the knot" by adding a ribbon wall to your bridal shower or wedding decor... This could easily be turned into an exciting DIY project - just get a bunch of friends or family together to help tie the knots into the ribbon and then tie the ribbons to a shower curtain rod (or something similar). Hang your art behind the head table or guest table as a fun focal point! Or, use it as a backdrop for your...

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A DIY Project for the Resourceful Bridesmaid

by Azure

It's a question as old as time... what to do with that damn bridesmaid's dress? ReadyMade magazine (a great resource if you're a DIY kind of gal) recently held a contest and the winner turned hers into a pillow! Here are the directions: 1. Remove all bows, ruffles, and ties from the dress using a seam ripper or sharp scissors. These will be your accents. 2. Use the bottom half of the dress for the body of the pillow. Cut the bottom of the dress away from the top, and slit it...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: Light Up Your Wedding Night…

by Azure

...With Glowing Lanterns! About It's A Jaime Thing So, your friends keep telling you you're glowing, huh? Well then, glow on, girl! If you're in love and your heart, soul and mind are glowing along with that gorgeous smile of yours, why not carry that glow throughout your wedding decor? Do so with these lovely lanterns by Hannah Nunn... Aren't these lovely? If you're a bride on a tight budget, however, fear not! Grab your girls and get a little crafty...you can probably make...

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