Iced Out Wedding DIY

by Azure

Fact: The majority of folks gearing up to attend a wedding have one thing on the mind... drinks, drinks and more drinks! Soon-to-be wedding guests are overcome with visions of open bars and free flowing booze, and really... can you blame them? What this means is that the signature drinks and spirits you serve will not go unnoticed. Luckily though, making your wedding cocktails stand out with a few extra special touches is not difficult to do! One of our favorite ideas? Floral ice...

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5 Mossy DIYs to Beautify Your Wedding

by Azure

There are SO many ways to use moss to beautify your wedding ceremony and reception decor. And when you incorporate mossy touches throughout your big day, you can go green and save big on your wedding budget, too! Here are five fabulously mossy wedding DIYs definitely worth trying: 1. Mossy Messages scrawled on the wall of your venue will mesmerize wedding guests! Learn how to DIY the moss paint here, and be sure to check with your venue before embarking on this DIY journey. 2....

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Why I Happily Spent $30,000 on my Wedding

by Oh Lovely Day

This post was tough to write, for several reasons.  First, looking back at how much I spent on my wedding now that I have a child, I sometimes think “I could have put a down payment on a house with that money.”  Second, talking about money spent on something can come off as bragging, and that is definitely not the intention here.  I worked very hard as a lawyer to pay for my wedding, and my mother and stepfather were extremely generous and had saved to help us as well.  As...

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The Good, Bad and Ugly of Wedding DIY

by Oh Lovely Day

Wedding DIY is all the rage, and why not?  When done right, DIY can make your wedding more affordable, can be lots of fun, and adds a personal touch to your day.  But there is a downside to DIY.  When done wrong, it can be ugly (literally).  Here’s a bit of the good, the bad, and the ugly. The Good  The secret to successful DIY?  Have a clear focus of your wedding style and then choose a couple of things (like your programs or favors) to DIY.  And pick something...

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3-step DIY wedding project using mason jars

by Azure

  Now that you know all the fabulous ways to incorporate mason jars into your wedding (thanks to our oh-so-lovely guest blogger, Chandra of Oh Lovely Day), it's time for a little DIY wedding project!   In this simple 3-step tutorial, we'll marry vintage chic mason jars with romantic lace, and light them up with flickering candles.  Let's jump to it, shall we? Shopping list + mason jars + thick lace ribbon or strips of lace + spray adhesive + twine +...

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Vintage Wedding Ideas: 8 ways to use mason jars

by Oh Lovely Day

Special to onewed by Chandra of Oh Lovely Day   If you are at all familiar with my blog, Oh Lovely Day, you know that I am a big lover of mason jars.  But let's face it, if you are having a vintage-styled wedding then mason jars are a must-have for your decor.  And there are quite a few ways you can incorporate them:   1. Use them as beverage containers 2. Use them for take-home dessert treats 3. Use chalkboard paint to make them escort cards Photo Credit...

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DIY Wedding Centerpieces: 5 Fabulous Ideas

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Gabi Gesch of BravoBride.com If you have already decided to go the DIY route for your wedding reception centerpieces, pat yourself on the back for knocking one big decision out of the way. The next would be to decide what to create for the centerpieces. It is almost overwhelming the amount of inspiration that is on the Internet, but there are key things to remember to help keep you sane. 1. Remember your wedding theme. 2. Remember that elaborate can be time...

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DIY Wedding Project: Summer Ceremony Garland

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. forFiftyFlowers.com Fresh garland is an efficient and easy way to decorate just about anything! Check out this watermelon beverage buffet created by our friends at Huppahs.com– they transformed this table into an adorable refreshment spot using a Ruscus Greens Garland. And we’re thrilled to share the DIY scoop with you: What You’ll Need: • Garland –choose from nearly 10 types of greens • Strong tablecloth clips. Find them in home goods...

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DIY Wedding Ideas: Vintage Chic Teacup Centerpieces

by Azure

It pays to have fabulous friends in high places! We were invited by Glamour.com to guest blog for their Save-the-Date weddings section and we shared a DIY wedding project we know you'll love. Learn how to create gorgeous DIY teacup centerpieces for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner or vintage chic wedding reception in just 4 steps. And don't forget to check out OneWed on Glamour!

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DIY Bride: 10 Things You Can Make for Your Own Wedding

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Susan Alexander-Shapiro from BravoBride.com Being a DIY bride can be a daunting but a very rewarding task. Not only can it save quite a bit of the wedding budget but it can also make your big day feel that much more personalized and unique. If you’re ready to tackle some wedding projects we’ve come up with a list of 10 things that you really can do yourself and your name doesn’t have to be Martha. 1. Wedding Invitations If you have sticker shock when...

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