Blog - DIY Ideas

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 >

#MakeItMonday – Table Numbers

When your guests have found out where they will be sitting on the Table Plan, they will be searching around the reception venue to find out where their table is. So, you’re going to need the perfect table number to bring your family and friends to their seats. Here we have a collection of table number ideas for you to be inspired […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Table Plan

The table plan is a necessity for a sit down reception but doesn’t need to burst the budget. It’s a must have to let your guests know where they can find their seat without them wandering around the venue in confusion and is also a great memento after your special day to remember who joined you in celebration. Of course, the table […] Read more >

The Ultimate Crafty Night Out at Whinstone View

We must say, Crafts and Cocktails is one of our favourite events. It’s the perfect way for brides-to-be to chat with wedding industry professionals in a relaxed environment. On Wednesday 8th March, we were back at the stunning venue Whinstone View for Crafts and Cocktails. Brides brought along their families and friends for another fantastic evening and were able to grab a […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Bunting

Bunting is a key trend at any celebration; it’s the perfect match for a rustic meets vintage theme. Here we show you how to make your own bunting using hessian and decorated in whatever style you wish. You will need … Hessian Twine Scissors Glue Gun/Strong glue Paint Card stock (x2) Paint brush/sponge Lace trim Marker Pen Fabric Pins Follow this … […] Read more >