Friday, 14 November 2014

Advanced DIY | Budget Wedding Blog

It's a late post today as it's been a very very busy day!

Today I wanted to share some awesome 'advanced' DIY tutorials that I've come across that would be perfect for brides craving something a bit more testing than wrapping jam jars in hessian and lace. If you're handy with a sewing machine or hot glue gun read on...

Gorgeous DIY ties

DIY ties by The Purl Bee
This was one that I really wanted to make for my own wedding but totally ran out of time, the main skill involved is measuring and sewing so if you've got a couple of Sundays free over winter this would be a fabulous project for your Groom and his fellas! I found it really hard to get hold of affordable ties in a pattern that me and the other half both loved but to make them from vintage or cute floral fabric like these would be just perfect! Read the full tutorial here

Awesome DIY Bow Ties

DIY Bow Tie by Bespoke Bride
Another one for the boys, if they're after something a little more quirky have a go at some DIY bow ties with this brilliant tutorial from Bespoke Bride. This one's not as tricky as you might think!

Giant Paper Flowers

Giant paper flowers from Green Wedding Shoes
As a bouquet alternative or for decorations these giant paper flowers are AMAZING and super cheap to make, courtesy of Green Wedding Shoes

DIY Cake Decorating

Sugar craft flowers from Wedding Ideas Magazine

Ok so this one is a bit of a challenge BUT you could potentially save quite a lot of money by giving it a go yourself. This well illustrated tutorial takes you though some basic sugar craft techniques to make some pretty peonies to decorate your cake

The gorgeous sugar craft peonies in action

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