Blog - DIY Ideas

The Groom’s Guide – The Groom’s Survival Kit

We’ve created a Bride’s Emergency Kit, which is perfect for brides-to-be and bridesmaids to have on the morning of the wedding but don’t worry Gents, we won’t be leaving you out. Traditionally, the groom and his groomsmen stay at the couple’s home on the eve of the wedding day, with a fry up on the morning and heading to the ceremony venue […] Read more >

Make It Monday – Card Box

As your guests begin to settle for the wedding breakfast or evening breakfast, they are going to want to find a safe place to put their card and gifts to the happy couple. A card box is a perfect feature to have sitting in the venue, and can easily be styled to suit your theme. Below, we have found six different ideas […] Read more >

The Groom’s Guide – How to Tie a Bow Tie

Left to tie your own bow tie on the Big Day? YouTube just not helping? Check this out –practice makes perfect! Step One – Start with the bowtie lying with the fancy side up. Adjust so right side is shorter than the left. The left end is A and the end on the right, we’ll call B. Step Two – Move A […] Read more >

Make It Monday – DIY Wedding Make-up

We’ve helped with your DIY hair, so of course now it is time for make-up. If you have decided to do your own make-up on the morning of your wedding, finding a style that suits your skin and gown without being exactly the same as your everyday make-up. We have found five video tutorials to inspire your make-up style, or even an idea […] Read more >

Make It Monday – DIY Wedding Hairstyles

This week’s Make It Monday is about hair! We have found five different video tutorials for all hair types that can easily be recreated at home for your bridal hair, on your bridesmaids or be shown to your hairstylist to be done professionally. For brides with short hair, the tutorial presented by Pose is great to give a lot of volume that […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Invitations

We have pulled together some of our favourite DIY wedding invitations and save the dates for you to try. All these ideas can be adapted and put together to match your wedding style. For a simple but effective invite, a little watercolour can really enhance pre-made invitations to make them unique. If your wedding is a full day event, the invitations with pockets […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Make Your Own Stylish Napkins

So you have found a fabric you love and want to make napkins with it for your big day. DIY goddess Natalie Convery from HandMaid is here to tell you how. You will need … Chosen fabric Iron Sewing Machine Measuring Tape Follow this … Iron your chosen fabric to remove any creases – this will make it easier to work with. […] Read more >

What You Need For Your Emergency Bridal Kit

The Emergency Bridal Kit is a go to tool-kit all brides (and bridesmaids) need on the night before and morning of their wedding. All those go-to resources can be found in there, for all the minor emergencies that we might face during an important day. This is the perfect craft you can make in the run up to your wedding, or a […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Place Cards

Place Cards (or Escort cards) are a cute essential detail to match your table plan and table number that is sometimes forgotten about once your guests have sat down. Depending on where you live in the world, place cards can either be sitting on the table at each guest’s place, or all sat together at the entrance to the wedding breakfast room, […] Read more >

The Best Children’s Activities for Weddings

One of the big decisions you will be making while planning your wedding is if you are going to invite children. If you have kids yourself, then I’m sure they are going to be an important part of your special day, but if you don’t have children, it can be a tricky decision. You don’t want to upset any of your friends […] Read more >