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    34 Things That'll Help You DIY The Crap Out Of Your Wedding

    You'll be able to proudly say, "I did it myself!"

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    1. First off, if you're looking to DIY your registry, look no further than Amazon Canada's wedding registry section. You can register for things from *any* website, not just Amazon! 🇨🇦

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    2. These rustic wall sconces that are an easy way to add lighting AND decor in one fell swoop. The soft lighting is the perfect antidote to unflattering overhead lighting, and will basically guarantee you look lovely and glowing in every photo.

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    Even though it comes with faux hydrangeas, you can totally replace them with other kinds of florals if you prefer. They're battery operated, too, so make sure you also get a pack of batteries to keep them going all night long.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $28.99+ (available in two colours).

    3. This mini lightbox that'll let you easily share the hashtag for your wedding, let people know where the bar is, or just thank your guests for coming.

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    It's USB-powered, or you can use AAA batteries, too, if you are short on wall outlets.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.97.

    4. Or you can try a black felt letterboard, if you're going for more of a rustic vibe. With 350 letters, numbers, punctuation, and emojis, you'll be able to completely customize the board to fit the tone of your wedding.

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    It includes both a frame stand and a sawtooth hanger for maximum versatility.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.95+ (available in five colours).

    5. These faux monstera leaves that'll add a hint of tropical colour to your place settings. Use these in lieu of traditional placemats to create visual interest!

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    Each set contains 30 lifelike leaves.

    Get a set on Amazon Canada for $12.50.

    6. A box of these white taper candles that'll add a touch of romance to the table decor. The paraffin wax is smokeless, long-burning, and unscented, too!

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    Plus, any leftover candles are neutral enough to be re-used throughout the year, so none of these will go to waste.

    Get a box of 45 on Amazon Canada for $45.11.

    7. This rustic stoneware vase that's perfect for creating dramatic centrepieces. Reviewers say it's super durable, so you won't have to stress about it accidentally breaking.

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    The neutral tones are versatile enough to go with whatever other decor you have planned, and you can take it home to store your wedding bouquet the next day.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.70+ (available in two styles, two sizes, and two colours).

    8. These champagne-coloured hanging streamers to give the head table a bit of pizzazz. This eye-catching streamer is as easy to assemble as it is glitzy.

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    Totalling a whopping 52 feet, it's long enough to drape virtually anywhere, so let your creativity run wild.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    9. Some chair covers so you can create a beautiful, cohesive look for your seating area. Reviewers love these, too! The stretchy Spandex fits most chairs, and easily transforms them from ordinary to extraordinary.

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    Get some crisp white tulle to complete the look, too.

    Get a set on Amazon Canada for $37.98+ (available in three packs, and four colours).

    10. This artificial rose bouquet if you want an easy, one-and-done floral solution. Each package comes with a vase to make things even easier.

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    Unlike real flowers, these ones are easily adjustable and have neat, flexible stems so you can create the perfect look. Plus, they're cost-effective, and you'll be able to take them home as a keepsake once the wedding is over.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99+ (available in four styles).

    11. A sequined pink photo backdrop that'll add some glitz to your wedding photos. It hangs really easily, thanks to the wide rod pocket across the top. Plus the heavyweight material won't shed sequins all over the floor.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45.99+ (available in four colours).

    12. A pack of paper lanterns that'll add a touch of whimsy and some romantic, diffused lighting. Since these are just the shades, make sure you have some lantern lights, too.

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    But don't limit yourself — paper lanterns make great ceiling decor on their own, too!

    Get a pack of 15 lanterns on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    13. These hair clips that'll turn your ordinary up-do into something beautiful and bespoke. Plus, fancy barrettes and clips are having a major moment, so you'll be on trend, too!

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    They're also super functional, and will help keep your hair out of your eyes when you're tearing up the dance floor.

    Get a set of 20 on Amazon Canada for $14.88.

    14. These natural wood place card holders that can also be used to hold menus and table numbers. The stable base works with any card stock, too.

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    Or if you're looking for a more glam option, try these glossy gold table numbers instead.

    Get a pack of 20 on Amazon Canada for $25.95.

    15. This rose gold bunting banner that's durable, easy to hang, and completely reusable. Drape this 30-foot streamer across the dance floor, or use it to disguise plain, boring walls.

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    The double-sided paper means it'll look good from every angle.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99 (available in two colours).

    16. These minimalist place cards that'll let you add a personal touch to every card. Whether that means finally practicing your calligraphy, or including a cute anecdote for every guest, these blank cards will let you do it.

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    The heavyweight white stock is a true classic, and any you don't use are versatile enough for future occasions. You can even use them as thank-you notes! If you're feeling fancy, you can also try these glitter ones.

    Get a pack of 50 on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    17. This bestselling calligraphy guidebook that'll save you a ton of money on invitations, save the dates, place cards, menus, and thank-you notes. This beginner's guide will teach you five different styles, so you're sure to find one that's perfect for the occasion.

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    Reviewers can't get enough. This book is a comprehensive guide, complete with instructions, practice pages, and recommendations for supplies. Throw some dual-ended brush pens into your cart, too, so you can get started right away.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.60.

    18. This 3D puzzle box craft kit so you create an unusual and unique ring box for your special day. Plus, it'll make a beautiful keepsake box for your wedding bling!

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    The step-by-step instructions make this project easy to complete. The un-dyed plywood looks naturally beautiful, but you can paint it your favourite colour, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $68.20.

    19. And to match, this wooden card box that holds up to 255 cards or envelopes. It even has a lock and key!

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    Keep it natural, or paint it to match your wedding colours.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99+ (also available in gold).

    20. These classic Mason jars that are sure to be the star of the show. Use them as DIY candleholders, or fill them with jams, bath salts, or living plants for unusual wedding favours.

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    Get a pack of 12 on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    21. These artificial chrysanthemums you'll be able to pop in vases without worrying that they'll wilt before the evening is over. And if you're looking for an easy way to cut costs, these are a budget-friendly alternative to fresh-cut flowers.

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    The heads are made of silk to give them a natural, luxe finish — so go ahead and save these for your next event, too!

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $9.79+ (available in eight colours).

    22. Some faux succulents that'll add some low-maintenance greenery to your table settings, or to the buffet. Succulents are already easy to care for, so just imagine how chill these guys are.

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    They come in white pots with little bamboo trays to keep them from sliding around.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $22.99+ (available in five shapes).

    23. This electric engraving pen that'll let you customize everything, from wine glasses to picture frames.

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    It's great on ceramic, glass, metal, and plastic, so go ahead and engrave away. Just make sure you have a few extra batteries, so it doesn't die halfway through your DIY project.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    24. These wine bottle cork lights that'll help you create one-of-a-kind mood lighting. Distribute the illuminated bottles throughout the venue to diffuse harsh overhead lighting.

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    Get a pack of nine on Amazon Canada for $17.99 (also available in warm white).

    25. These natural wood slices that you can use as custom place settings, or to label the delicious snacks and munchies you put out.

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    They might be shaped like ornaments, but you can design them however you want.

    Get a pack of 60 on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    26. These felt white rose flower heads that'll add a matrimonial touch to any decor. Reviewers say they're really easy to work with, too!

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    Make sure you also add a hot glue gun to your cart to make attaching these babies a breeze.

    Get a pack of 200 on Amazon Canada for $13.04 (available in nine colours).

    27. A scrapbook you'll be able to fill with pictures, favours, and trinkets from the big day. You can use it as a funky guestbook, too! Scatter a few metallic markers around, and you're all set.

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    It also comes with six sheets of self-adhesive photo corners that'll let you mount up to 153 pictures with ease.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.85.

    28. These funky photobooth props that'll add some fun and goofy elements to your wedding photos.

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    They come pre-attached to the sticks, too.

    Get a pack on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    29. This botanical print table runner that'll help you create unusual table decor with ease. Whether you're getting married at a hall, a vineyard, or a rustic barn, these table runners will suit the vibe.

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    You can also get matching napkins!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.80+ (available in 13 prints).

    30. These bubble wands and solution are a fun, DIY update to the traditional rice send-off. They come pre-filled with bubble solution, too!

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    You can also use these as a funky wedding favour.

    Get a pack of 36 on Amazon Canada for $23.92.

    31. A curtain of fairy lights to add some sparkle to the entry way. It can be used indoors or outdoors, which is great if you're having a summer wedding.

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    The eight lighting modes are easily controlled with a remote, so you can adjust the lighting to suit the mood as you move from dinner, to speeches, to dancing.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99 (available in three colours).

    32. These wedding dress cookie cutters that'll create nine adorable silhouettes. They'll make super cute wedding favours or bachelorette gifts!

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    A cake decorating kit will make creating chic sweets even easier.

    Get a set of nine on Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    33. Some Mad Libs-esque advice and wishes cards that'll give you and your partner a hearty laugh after the festivities are over. Plus, it'll help guide (or reign in) your friends and family, and keeps things from getting too out of hand.

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    Reviewers said these were a great activity for guests during cocktail hour, too.

    Get a pack of 50 cards on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    34. And lastly, this wedding planning field guide that'll help take the stress out of planning every single detail of your magical day. It's filled with helpful questions to ask vendors, checklists, and planning timelines, so you can stay organized as hell.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.95.

    Now go forth and wed, my friends!

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