DIY Wedding Ideas

  • A fabulously easy way to add some interest to your venue and get your wedding colours about the place! Use the tin cans to spruce up the bar area, hang from trees or decorate the garden area as the sun goes down. These pretty, cost......

  • A simple, fuss free and low risk way to add a little twinkle to your reception tables. By using a variety of different shaped and coloured bottles, you can create unique centrepieces for your evening guests to enjoy.  Glass bottle light decorations Difficulty: Easy /......

  • Come on and jump on the bunting wagon! It’s a super easy and cheap way to decorate your wedding venue, making it uniquely yours. You can purchase material online, from a shop or even use old dresses and clothing if you’re going for a completely......

  • If you’re getting married in the summer or early Autumn months, you can really take advantage of the wild flowers that grow locally and make your own wild flower buttonholes. Making these buttonholes costs next to nothing and they’re so quick and easy to make......

  • In our latest DIY weddings article, we bring you an easy and affordable way to coordinate your groom and groomsmen suits, even if you only have a couple of hours to spare! Simply choose some material which matches your theme or colour palette and follow these......

  • Fancy something a little different for your flower girls? These make a great little gift for them and they’ll love waving them down the aisle, welcoming you in. Flower girl wands Difficulty: Easy / Time: 0.25 hours per item / Cost: £2 per item What......

  • If you want to add some extra personalisation to your wedding without breaking the bank, why not get a rubber stamp made with your own design, names and even date of your big day? You can stamp anything and everything from invitations and envelopes to......

  • Walking down the aisle is one of the most memorable moments of your life, so why not make it one of the prettiest too? This is a cheap and effective way of dressing your aisle and bringing another personal touch to your magical day. These......

  • Whether you’re having an outdoor countryside wedding or an indoor shabby chic affair, follow this easy guide to making your own tablecloths… Rustic tablecloths Difficulty: Medium / Time: 2 hours per item / Cost: £5 per item These can transform a formal white table clothed......

  • Looking for something a little different to celebrate walking back up the aisle as Mr & Mrs?  Switching to bubbles is a fun and easy alternative, giving you the ‘confetti shot’ but with a twist. Some venues even request that you do not use the......

  • Ok, so this is definitely not something you can do at home but it does fall under the bracket of Do It Yourself. So if you’re interested in making your own wedding rings then read on… In this article, Claire talks us through the workshop she attended......

  • If you’re having a countryside or outdoor wedding, rustic picnic baskets can be a really fun and interesting alternative to the traditional wedding breakfast. It’s a fab way to make the catering side of things personal to you and your groom.  Rustic picnic baskets Difficulty:......

  • Your bridesmaids may well be in charge of all things ‘hen’, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get just a tiny bit involved and organise a little gift for everyone who’s coming, to thank them for being there and celebrating with you. In this article, Claire shows you......

  • It’s time to get creative with Claire again! In this article, Claire shows you how to make these lovely and very simple twinkly candles. Easy twinkly candles Difficulty: Easy / Time: 0.5 hours per item / Cost: 50p per item An absolute winner for decorating any......

  • In this article, Claire explains how to have a go at making your very own cake stand…   Easy peasy cake stand Difficulty: Easy / Time: 1 hour per item / Cost: approx £5 per item This one is extremely easy and takes next to no......

  • We’re very excited to bring you the first of our DIY wedding articles from the super talented and super creative, Claire. Over to you, Claire… DIY Painted Glass Jars Difficulty: Easy / Time: 0.5 hours per item / Cost: £1 per item A super quick,......

  • We’re extremely excited to announce a new addition to our Wedding Jar team! The lovely and extremely talented Claire (pictured) has agreed to write a regular ‘DIY weddings’ feature for The Wedding Jar – and we’re chuffed to bits about it! Claire, a graphic designer, married......

  • This is the first of our DIY wedding articles where we’ll show you how to make some lovely, personalised and extremely budget-friendly bits and pieces for your wedding. Place name holders. There are loads (and loads) of options for these and we’re sure you’ve already spent......

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