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Decor DIY

Here are some of our favorite unique wedding decor DIY projects and wedding DIY tutorials. We’ve also got wedding decor inspiration if you just want to get more crafty ideas.

Make these themed table cards with wedding QR codes for your geeky wedding

What better way to make sure your guests are fueled by the same music, movies, and pop culture icons you love than this little DIY project involving wedding QR codes and thematic geeky table cards?

DIY this super easy ping pong ball light garland

DIY this super easy ping pong ball light garland

DIY weddings are more popular than ever since DIY projects can save you beaucoup bucks in the process. So if you need some seriously pretty mood lighting for your DIY decor, this easy ping pong ball light garland is your go-to DIY wedding project. Plus, they function as garland/bunting for a ceremony backdrop of for stringing along the ceiling in your venue.

They’re cheap, easy to make, and they look gorgeous lighting the rest of your decor (and photo ops!). The ping pong balls give off a warm, soft glow, perfect for setting the mood.

Here’s how to make these killer lights…

How to DIY coloring pages from a photo for your wedding reception

How to DIY coloring pages from a photo for your wedding reception

We’ve been throwing around the idea of this wedding coloring sheet for years but never had a great tutorial for how to make one yourself, which you absolutely can do. Yep, you don’t have to outsource this project to someone else if you have access to a program like Photoshop, GIMP, or Pixlr. I’m going to be demonstrating it with Photoshop, but the steps are mostly translatable between each program.

Here’s how to do it…

This butterfly bouquet is the nature-inspired bouquet you can totally DIY

This butterfly bouquet is the nature-inspired bouquet you can totally DIY

I was recently reminded of a very fun non-floral bouquet that was a big bunch of silk butterflies from Karly & Jack’s Texas wedding.

Whether you’re channeling Effie Trinket or just want to become one with the Monarchs… you can make this bouquet on the cheap…

How to make antiqued paper for your historical or fantasy wedding

How to make antiqued paper for your historical or fantasy wedding

We’re getting married next month and having a pirate-themed wedding. Any bits of paper we needed (whether invitations, signs, or treasure-hunt clues) I decided to make look old and pirate-y.

This technique would also be great for medieval, historical, steampunk, fantasy, or Victorian themes. Some of you may have done something like this at school, but this is such a simple yet effective bit of DIY I just had to share it!

Whether gift or decor, these embroidered vintage photos are AWESOME

Whether gift or decor, these DIY embroidered vintage photos are AWESOME

I once found an old photo album at a thrift store and I remember feeling captivated looking through the photos of those strangers’ lives. The last photo I saw was a wedding photo. Since then I’ve had a fascination with vintage photos as well as incorporating something of myself creatively, like weaving myself into the scene in a way. So I tried embroidering right onto a copy of the photo!

I could see these DIY embroidered vintage photos as a beautiful gift for an engaged couple, a creative way to display your own family wedding photos, or as lovely wedding decor and centerpieces.