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Important Facts To Know If You Are A DIY Bride

Wedding season is just around the corner, which means brides will be searching for ways to save money or make things a little more personal for their wedding day.

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Wedding season is just around the corner, which means brides will be searching for ways to save money or make things a little more personal for their wedding day.


Do It Yourself, also known as DIY, is growing in all areas of life, brides are becoming more accustomed to the idea of adding handmade personal creations to their wedding day. This option makes things a little more special and also can help you maintain your wedding budget. DIY is great, but there are a few things to keep in mind when you are on a time crunch towards the isle.

Have A Clear Vision In Mind.


As a bride, you want everything to be perfect on your special day. Whether it's your bouquet, the centerpieces, a backdrop, invitations, personalized wine bottles or whatever else comes to mind, you need to have a clear vision of what it is that you want to create. Colors, shapes, sizes and amounts, are things that should be decided in the beginning of your wedding planning stage. Have the steps available, maybe even written down, so you will always know what comes next. Also, Leave some room for errors or changes in your vision. If you have a clear vision, there will be nothing but happiness when that vision comes to life.

Have DIY Experience Or An Expert.


When it comes to an event as big and important as your wedding, you should have past experience in DIY creations. Don’t have this be your first try with DIY. There’s nothing worse than thinking something will be easy and simple, to only find out that you had no idea what you were doing. If you are completely sold on the idea of creating something for your special event and you have no experience, get some help from a DIY expert. That way, they can guide you and teach you everything that you need to know.

Don't Do It Yourself!

Even if you have DIY experience don't Do It Yourself, but do it together! If you are going to create 50 centerpieces or 200 party favors, please don’t try this alone. You have the vision, but your bridesmaids and maid, or matron, of honor are there to help bring that vision to life. If you don't have a wedding party, friends will work too. Schedule specific days for you and your group to get together and have a DIY party (maybe even add some wine). This way it wont be a last minute and stressful experience for you or the individuals helping you out. Whatever you do, get help and have fun with it!

Take Time Into Consideration.


Time is of the essence. Please don’t wait until the week of your wedding to begin your project. Even if you are doing a simple task, allow some extra time for mistakes or needed changes. Your wedding day is probably one of the most important days of your life. Allow time for you to stop and smell the roses. The week, or even month of your wedding should be filled with smiles, laughter and excitement; not stress, stress and more stress. Use the time that you have wisely.

Being a DIY Bride isn't as easy as it sounds. With a clear vision, experience or someone with experience, a group of willing participants and a good amount of time, your DIY project will definitely come to life. If you are not a DIY bride, that's fine too! DIY can be fun for the crafty and creative bride who wants to see her personalized vision come to life.

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