We love the idea of do-it-yourself wedding projects for a number of reasons. To start off, they can save you money and allow you to spend quality time with your friends and family. But we feel that the greatest reward is knowing that you put the time and effort into making something special.
To assist you in your wedding crafting journey we would love to introduce you to Creativebug. Your new go-to source for high-quality, online video art and craft instruction. They have exceptional designers and a library of educational videos that will teach you how to make some fabulous projects. We have highlighted a few diy wedding projects that we know you will love.
In this online tutorial you will learn how to make anemones out of tissue paper. Starting out with how to cut and dip-dye bleach the paper, and then how to pleat the petals and attach them to floral wire with floral tape. Creativebug videos are so detailed and easy to follow along!
Once you’ve made a batch of flowers, Livia shares professional tips on how to arrange them by color and shape. You will then learn how to arrange them into a gorgeous wedding bouquet or tabletop arrangement.
In this make a paper flower centerpiece tutorial you will learn how to make wild roses and thistles out of tissue paper. From dip-dye bleaching the paper to attaching the petals and leaves with floral tape. This diy wedding tutorial covers every step of the paper-flower making process. Including how to create the lovely centerpiece.
But, don't let your love for paper flowers end there. Your new found skill can be incredibly valuable, and you can make so much more for your wedding once you master the skill, like ...
1. make your paper floral crown
2. decorate your wedding ceremony with paper flowers
3. make paper flowers to decorate your wedding cake
Paper Floral Crown Photographed by Belathee and designed by Hayley West Sheldon.
Paper Flower Altar: My Zoetrope
Paper Flower Wedding Cake: Martha Stewart
In this online tutorial on how to arrange flowers, you will learn the basics of making a gorgeous tabletop centerpiece. Demonstrating how easy it can be to create an eye-catching centerpieces.
Knowing how to arrange flowers can be a useful skill not only for your wedding, but for all your future entertaining. Below are a few centerpieces that we would love to know how to put together after learning the basics from Creativebug.
Cascading Arrangement: Michelle Boyd Photography /Styling and Floral Design: Without Wax, Katy via Ruffled
Photography: Caitlin Skinner Photography via A Red Dirt Bike
Photography: Birds Of A Feather Photography / Florals: Arrangements Party & Floral Designs both via SMP
Create Mr. and Mrs. chair banners! The perfect regal setting for the couple of honor.
The banners drape gracefully across the chairs and the stencil creates a crisp, with a silkscreened effect. You can use the provided template or create your own design to match any wedding décor. From Rustic to modern all the way to the beach. It would look great anywhere ... right?
Elegant Sweetheart Table. Design: Middle Aisle / Photography: AK Studio & Design
Photography: J. Layne Photography
Jose Villa Photography / Styling and Design: Joy de Vivre / Florals: Kelly Kaufman via SMP
We have shown you just a taste of what you can learn and create for your up and coming wedding. There are so many other inspiring and useful videos over at Creativebug that you must see. Given the right tools - you can create anything! Below are a few more of our favorites. Let us know what you will create next!