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Take Your Time DIY Wedding

the perfect wedding shoes

A DIY Wedding will always take more time then you may expect, so why not embrace it? Our next bride's philosophy on planning her big d0-it-yourself day is one to embrace. Curious? Keep scrolling down to see just what she has to say! Plus you can see her budget breakdown below.
Get a closer look at all of the details from this take your time DIY wedding captured by Amore Vita Photography by visiting the full gallery here.

coral bridesmaid dresses

bridesmaids in robes

braided wedding hair with floral accents

peach bridesmaid dresses

super cute floral print wedges

Know What You Want But Be Flexible

From the Bride: My dress? I wanted something off the wall. A champagne glitter/jeweled bodice with a trumpet skirt and a glitter themed wedding. Well they don't lie when they tell you the dress picks you. I had such a hard time finding what I had in mind that I gave up and put on a few dresses because the ladies at Poffie Girls persuaded me. Well, I put on my dress and I was speechless. It wasn't champagne and beaded... it was perfect.

My shoes TOOK FOREVER but I knew what I wanted and stuck to it. You don't realize how hard it is to find a white floral wedge until you're googling it for 5 hours. If it's something you know you want or if its something you are not sure of. Take your time.

Ella Rae House and Garden

gray suits mismatched bow ties

pink flower girl dresses

Steal Worthy Idea

Use old soda boxes to hold bubbles for guests to blow after the ceremony. Fill some of the squares with florals to add a decorative element.

please take one and blow bubbles of good wishes as we exit as Mr and Mrs

chalkboard wedding program

wedding aisle tree stump decor

this is how our story begins sign

wine box and wedding arbor

lace hanging looms

oudoor wedding ideas

From Amore Vita Photography:Marie and Eddie's DIY wedding was held at Angel's Cottage on the lake in Thomasville, NC. Marie spent hour upon hours crafting so many of her DIY details for her wedding. Everything from the guys bow ties to the ceremony details were made by Marie with the help of her mom and some friends.

wedding card table

place for wedding cards

outdoor wedding ideas

thank you note tied to a mason jar mug

wedding party table with custom glasses

bride seat sign

Don't Do It All Yourself, Ask For Help

From the Bride: DIY or not! Get someone to coordinate your wedding! I had a wonderful friend help and she was something I never knew I needed until rehearsal dinner night. I was a big ball of stress and she took over and not only made sure everyone got down the aisle, but the day of, she made sure all my visions were on the tables and out and ready for guests to go googly eyed at.

super cute paper bag and doily wedding favor bags

indoor seating with love quotes on each table

chalkboard menu sign

just married napkins

green and peach ombre wedding cake

Get a closer look at this take your time DIY wedding by watching the wedding video from Pixel Picture Films below.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=-EHHPhbECLU

Read on to see how much this take your time DIY wedding cost. Please note that costs change as the years go by, and prices are subject to change. This is just one couple’s breakdown to give you a rough estimate on how much a wedding like this may cost you.

Budget Breakdown:
Venue: 3,000
Photographer: 2,600
Chairs: 200
Vintage Furniture: 200
Dress: 1700
Bridesmaids dresses: 50 ea Jewelry: Under 50
Linens: 200
DIY Flowers: 300
Florist for bouquets: 300
Cake: 200
Shoes: 40
DIY bowties: 50
BM's Robes: 160
Fudge: Under 100
Pear Tree napkins & tags: 200
A lot of the décor was DIY so probably around 300.
We have family members that own a barbecue restaurant so the food was gifted. Also the DJs were a few band mates of Eddies. The videographer was also a family member so that was a gift as well.

ServiceVendor
Dress shopPoffie Girls
FlowersElla Rae House and Garden
PhotographyAmore Vita Photography
Prop/furniture rentalsTwice Loved Vintage
VenueAngel's Cottage on the Lake
VideographyPixel Picture Films
Wine BoxInkee
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