Blog - DIY Ideas

#MakeItMonday – Take A Seat

Your guests are going to be sitting down for a good portion of your big day, so let’s make that seat as fabulous as can be. We have put together some great little ideas to create that special touch to the seating at your ceremony and reception. Floral Garlands Little Wedding Helper/Heather Payne/My Hotel Wedding Tutorial – Chair Garland (centre image) by Ashley Beyer […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Hessian Napkin Rings

It’s the little details that can make a day special, so why spend a fortune on them if you can make them yourself? Here, we show you how to simply make a napkin ring with toilet roll holders and hessian, a fab make for a rustic theme. You will need … Toilet Roll Holder Hessian Material Glue Gun Scissors Ribbon/Lace/Twine Decorative Items […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Boutonniere

The gentlemen’s signature accessory on his wedding day is a boutonniere, an item traditionally matching to his bride’s bouquet. In today’s modern times, this is an accessory that can personalised to each man. Here, we have a collection of five projects to create your own (or your partner’s) boutonniere. We have three traditional flower styles that can all be altered to your […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Paper Pom Poms

For one of our fabulous crafts at The Wedding Affair’s Ripon Cathedral wedding show, the attendees got stuck in and made these lovely tissue paper pom poms. You will need … Tissue Paper (about 9 sheets) Scissors Ribbon or string Follow this … Take 9 sheets of tissue paper. You can use whatever colours you wish, whether that’s just one colour or […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Hair Accessories

Whether you want to make your own hair accessory to match your stunning gown, or want to create something for the little ones in your bridal party to wear on your special day, we have found five gorgeous hair accessories from different craft blogs that are easy to make at home. Whatever your style and theme, all of these accessories can be made […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Hessian Jars

Hessian is a great material to use when styling a rustic wedding, and these hessian jars are easy and quick to make to add some style to a centrepiece. Use any materials you wish to match your theme. You will need … Empty glass jars Hessian material Glue gun Scissors Lace, ribbon, twine, string Decorative items Follow this … Make sure the […] Read more >

Crafts and Cocktails 2017 – Early Bird Tickets

We are excited to be back hosting our third Crafts and Cocktails event at Whinstone View, Great Ayton on Wednesday 8th March.  I really do love this event, it’s a fantastic chance to chat weddings, without the pressure of being at a fair.  Getting crafty even if you are all fingers and thumbs, is a great way to chill with friends, and […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – D.I.Y Favours

Favours are perfect to show off your creative flair. If you want to gift a unique favour to your wedding guests and still stay in budget then we have you covered. Take a trip to the local garden centre and grab some gorgeous little succulents or packets of seeds and style them up. Bake up a storm with some yummy button biscuits, […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Book Page Flower

At our previous Pretty Gorgeous Wedding Show, we held a craft workshop creating these fun and easy paper flowers. All you need is an old book or patterned paper and can be finished off with some glitter or stick on gems to make it extra glam. Don’t worry, it’s a lot easier than it looks! You will need … Old Book (or […] Read more >

#MakeItMonday – Countdown

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been counting down to Christmas and the New Year, so why not carry it on and create a countdown to your important day! We have five creative tutorials to create different countdowns to your wedding from different blogs across the internet. We have a quick and easy printable to pop in a frame, a mason jar […] Read more >