Weddings need not be expensive. Although you’d like to make sure that you get all the best during this special day, you don’t need to spend a lot of money just to achieve your dream wedding. If you will just be creative and exert some effort on DIY projects, you can actually have a wedding worth remembering without breaking your bank account. Here are some DIY wedding tips that you can easily do with your fiance. Grab you pen and paper, let’s plan your shopping list to help you organize the things you need to have.
Your invitations are definitely essentials as these will be given to your expected special guests you’d like to share the moment with. Although there are made-to-order ones that you can purchase on EBay and Etsy, adding personal touches to them will make them extra special, and yes, less expensive. Here are the things you need to add to your
- Special Papers, preferably following your color motif
- Calligraphy or Brush Pens
- White Envelopes
- Ribbons (color motif)
- Cut the special papers to your preferred shapes, but a rectangular one will look more elegant.
- Write important information on the paper using your calligraphy pen. You can watch YouTube to learn the strokes. However, if you do not know how to, you can ask someone else or just print it on your paper.
- Place it inside the white envelope and wrap it with doilies.
- Tie a ribbon around.
Wedding Favors – Candles
Candles are among the most popular wedding favors couples prefer because they are something useful, especially for people who love to maintain a sweet scent inside their home. You can purchase scented candles from a local manufacturer or opt for BBW where they usually have sales, such as get 3 candles for the price of 2. Print your names and the date of your wedding on a sticker paper and place it on the container. You can also tie a ribbon around and hang a thank you note on it so that people will remember your wedding day. Your guest will also have the option not to use it so they can just display it on their shelf.
If you think you have ample time to spare for DIY projects for your wedding day, do so. It will surely save you a lot of money. It also gives personal touch – something that will be remembered for a lifetime. Grab your partner-to-be’s hand and take him/her on the nearby grocery so you will not miss anything needed on your shopping list.