DIY


3 Awesome DIY Wedding Hairstyles from a True Expert

by Faye

We here at OneWed are completely obsessed (that’s putting it mildly) with helping all the lovely brides find their perfect wedding hairstyle. We’re also huge fans of the occasional DIY project, but must admit we’re lacking in the DIY skill department. Enter the fantastic How To Hair Girl; rock star blogger, mother of two, and pro-DIY hairstylist on a mission to share her knowledge with budget savvy and crafty ladies everywhere! Plus, her Instagram account is killer! When...

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8 DIYs to Sweeten Up Your Valentine’s Day

by Azure

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it, and if it's your first time celebrating as a bride-to-be, why not step up your game and surprise your groom with something extra special?! After all... he gave you the ultimate surprise when he (hopefully) dropped to one knee and popped the question. So if you're comfortable getting crafty and want to sweeten up your day, roll up your sleeves and get going on one of these fabulously romantic and fun V-Day DIYs. Your groom will love...

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10 Tips to Help You Plan the Perfect Wedding

by Azure

Celebrity wedding planner Yifat Oren shared her wisdom and these priceless wedding planning tips with us last year. But since now's the time to welcome all the newly engaged ladies to the bridal hood, I wanted to share the advice again. Keep these tips in mind as you journey toward the aisle, and your special day will surely be as magical as you've imagined! 1. Avoid Clichés, Do the Unexpected - Think outside the box and keep wedding guests on their toes by integrating new and...

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Unique Wedding Centerpieces

by Brooklyn Bride

It's a new year, so it's time to get out of that bridal rut and try some funky ideas for centerpieces! Whether it's a series of DIY vases made from PVC piping, or spray painting some fake fruit, these centerpieces will definitely be the topic of conversation among your wedding guests. Which unique wedding centerpiece idea do you love most? Share it in the comments section below!

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New Year, New Brides, and a Beautiful New OneWed

by Azure

Did you unwrap an iPad or iPad mini this holiday season? Or do you already own one? If the answer is yes, then grab it now and download OneWed's NEW Wedding Inspiration iPad app! The app is free to download, and delivers all the inspiration of OneWed online. Plus you can favorite, save, and share all the beautiful images & products that catch your eye, and the talented vendors who inspire you. Once you try it, if you like it, please rate it in the App Store, and help us spread...

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Customized Nail Polish for the Bride & Her Bridesmaids

by Brooklyn Bride

Pretty Please nail polish gives you the opportunity to name your own nailpolish! Isn't this just the best idea ever? With a bunch of colors (and more to come down the line), you can easily personalize hues like shades of pink for your bridesmaids, glitter for the flower girls, or a pastel blue for the bride's Something Blue.  Name them after the person, or come up with something clever in 24 characters or less for a little gift they'll remember forever! Will you say I Do to...

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Need a Last Minute Gift for the DIY Bride in Your Life?

by Azure

If the answer is yes, then OneWed is here to save the day! Well... we'll save the day by letting you in on a little secret. You know Birchbox, the online beauty discovery platform that delivers hand-picked samples to its members each month? I'm a Birchbox girl, and my monthly delivery of beautification goodies always puts a pep in my step! And I've gifted Birchbox to almost all my closest friends. But what if I told you there's something like Birchbox out there, except for ladies...

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A DIY Project for Every Style Wedding

by Azure

No matter what style of wedding you're planning, there is a DIY project perfect for you! But before you read on, catch up on our DIY Do's and Don'ts to ensure your do-it-yourself adventure doesn't go awry! To help you achieve DIY success and find a project that fits your wedding style, we combed through our favorite wedding blogs and crafting sites to round-up the best of the best. Ready? Let's go! Romantic - Lace Statement Necklace Bohemian - Floral Crown Beach - Seashell...

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Wedding Planning Wisdom—Stretching Your Décor Budget

by Azure

Now that I'm wedding planning too, I thought it would be fun to tackle important questions on most brides minds. And if you have a question you want answered, just email it to us at SavvyScoop@OneWed.com with "Wedding Planning Wisdom" in the subject line. We'll tap our vast network of wedding pros and blogger friends to share their expertise. Ready for question numero uno? Let's do it! The Question: I'm on a tight décor budget, so what can I do to make the most of my wedding...

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9 DIY Snow Globes to Whimsify Winter Weddings

by Azure

Whether you do it to spruce up your soon-to-be newlywed home, or for your enchanted winter wedding, these DIY snow globe projects are perfect to amp up the holiday cheer! They add sparkle to any table, can double as wedding guest favors, and won't take a major bite out of your budget. Nine glorious snow globe DIYs await... ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE Which DIY are you dying to try? Have any other fun holiday projects up your...

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Calling All Canadian Nearlyweds & Wedding Pros

by Azure

... we are counting on YOU to help make our first ever iPad app out of this world!! OneWed's gorgeous new planning and inspiration app for iPad is coming soon, but for now we're testing the beta version exclusively in the Canadian App Store. So if you love weddings and currently reside in Canada, grab your iPad and download the free app today! Once you try it (and hopefully love it), share the download link with your fans and followers! Here's a bit.ly you can share on Twitter,...

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Semi-DIY Wedding Albums

by Brooklyn Bride

A lot of photobook companies have been coming out of the woodwork with some really impressive albums perfect for weddings. Personally, I'm happy to stay away from the leather bound kind (they always look a bit fussy to me)....and these options are far more modern and sleek. After my own wedding, I got an album from my photographers, but also did my own with photos from guests and from our "faux-to" booth as well. Here are my favs! Artifact Uprising is a newcomer with amazingly...

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Wedding Planning Advice: DIY and DIDon’t

by Azure

It's true that going DIY with certain aspects of the wedding can save you a bundle. But it can also add stress and frustration (something brides certainly don't need leading up to the big day) if DIY projects are not handled and managed with care. So when pondering the question, to DIY or not to DIY, use the helpful Do's and Don'ts below as your guide... DO have a solid plan before you start buying - The main reason couples choose to DIY is to save money. But when you start buying...

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Three Holiday-Ready Hairstyle DIYs

by Azure

One of my favorite blogs for all things pretty is This Is Glamorous. If you're a TIG virgin, I'd suggest you check it out! From fashion to design to food, photography, and travel, This Is Glamorous covers it all. But today... I've got holiday soiree season on my mind, and wanted to share a few TIG hairstyle how-tos that are simply perfect for any festive fête. Just click the link below any photo to get the full DIY scoop on the This Is Glamorous blog! Sweet Side Chignon ...

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3 Showstopping Wedding Escort Card DIYs

by Azure

Escort cards (aka name cards, place cards) set the scene for your wedding reception, and it's easy as pie to transform something ordinary (or unexpected) into something extraordinary! All you need is a little creativity and craftiness! The December issue of Martha Stewart Living gave me three wonderful ideas for do it yourself escort cards, and I couldn't wait to share them with you! Stitch 'em - If you know your way around a sewing machine (sadly, I do not), this DIY idea is...

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4 DIYs to Make You Fall For Fall Weddings

by Faye

I love Fall! You love Fall! Everyone loves Fall! With the exception of a few grumpy students... I’ve never met anyone who isn’t enamored with the season's amazing colors, pumpkin flavored everything, cool nights, crisp sunny days, and crunchy leaves decorating the sidewalks. To get you fully in the fall spirit, I’ve rounded up several fantastic DIYs for autumn. You’ll love them for your wedding day or seasonal home décor. The first DIY features the season’s biggest star,...

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5 Easy DIY Projects for Your Wedding

by Brooklyn Bride

Sometimes brides in the throes of wedding planning can get overwhelmed with all the DIY projects they want to take on... it's all about picking and choosing where to do this and managing your time well so you dont drive yourself crazy! Here are a couple of projects I think are easy enough to handle...you can even include your bridal party to help out! Hooray pennant | Metallic sacks | Post-It pinata | Custom shaped paperclips | Mini crepe paper flowers  

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5 Easy Ways to Personalize the Wedding

by Azure

Every bride wants her special day to be, well, special! And there are plenty of ways to make your wedding day stand out! The tiniest details can make the biggest impact, and below we share five customized wedding ideas to get you started! Once you read all five, check out all the handmade Etsy wedding treasures to help you make it happen! 1. Wedding Monogram Stamp - Showcase your custom wedding monogram on invitation envelopes, favor bags, thank you notes, and more, with a...

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Wedding Flowers by Color: Find Your Perfect Blooms, and DIY Them if You Dare

by Azure

Wedding flowers, wedding flowers, how I love you! And floral geniuses like Kelly Oshiro of Santa Barbara Chic make DIYing gorgeous bridal bouquets and centerpieces look like a cake walk. But remember, Kelly didn't learn all her tricks overnight! So when you embark on your first wedding flower DIY (five fabulous options below!), approach it with a can-do attitude, a good sense of humor, and lots of patience and love! Pink - Delicious and wild, this cascading bridal bouquet is a DIY...

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