Does wedding DIY save you money?

By on Jul. 25th
treasure chest card box

A DIY card box by Offbeat Bride Tribe member mtnhoney. Photo by

My fiance and I are totally excited about including some DIY elements in our wedding, but I am wondering if it makes sense financially.

What are your experiences?

Did your DIY projects save you money or cost more?


Yep, it's the hidden truth of wedding DIY: you think it's going to save you money, and then you can end up spending more to make your invitations than you would have if you'd just gone and bought some simple pre-designed ones. (And don't even get us started on the whole "duplicate it yourself" thing… or the realities of DIY burnout!)

We'd love to hear from Offbeat Bride readers: is DIY saving you money?

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