DIY Wedding Ideas

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How To Budget For Your Wedding Bar

How To Budget For Your Wedding Bar

Want a sobering experience? Try calculating the cost of your wedding bar. Already feeling dizzy? That's where we swoop in to save the day. From figuring out what you'll pay to picking the perfect bar package, here’s the scoop on how to budget for your booze.


How To Brand Your Wedding

How To Brand Your Wedding

Think wedding branding only applies to influencers or couples with big budgets and high-end planners? Think again! We promise this isn’t as fancy as it sounds: Branding your wedding is simply having a set of guidelines to inform the overall look and feel of your event. We show you how to brand your wedding like a boss.


Get a FREE Wedding Invitation Sample Kit from Minted!

Get a FREE Wedding Invitation Sample Kit from Minted!

Finding the perfect invitations just got easier! Minted will send a Wedding Invitation Sample Kit straight to your door with your favorite designs, color swatches, paper types, and so much more. At NO cost to you. Snag one for yourself!


2021 Minted x BHLDN Wedding Invitation Collection

2021 Minted x BHLDN Wedding Invitation Collection

We're all about recommending the wedding things we truly love—and would use ourselves. So when we heard BHLDN and Minted—two of our favorite companies—were launching an invitation collection together, we couldn't wait to shout it out! If high style is high on your list of priorities, these invites are for you.


4 Incredible Dallas Wedding Venues Where BYO and DIY is A-OK!

4 Incredible Dallas Wedding Venues Where BYO and DIY is A-OK!

Dallas is home to so many incredible wedding venues that allow outside catering and vendors if you’re filled with creative spirit and are hoping to have a bit more flexibility when it comes to wedding planning. Here are some of the most fabulous Dallas venues that let you mastermind your event by bringing in your carefully chosen vendors!


9 Ways To Make Your Virtual Wedding A Bonafide Bash

9 Ways To Make Your Virtual Wedding A Bonafide Bash

Yes, you know you need a snappy internet connection along with one or more digital devices to live stream your wedding, but how do you make your virtual wedding a bonafide bash? We've put together a list of 9 things that'll help make your virtual wedding a real party!


How To Virtually Plan (and Live Stream!) Your Wedding

How To Virtually Plan (and Live Stream!) Your Wedding

Many engaged couples aren't letting things like a global pandemic or social distance get in their way of getting married. Because love always wins. Here's how to virtually plan every aspect of your wedding. And even live stream the big day!


How To Create Your Wedding Timeline

How To Create Your Wedding Timeline

No matter what kind of wedding you're having, one thing is for certain: Timing is everything! Here are some questions that will help shape your wedding timeline, as well as a sample timeline to use as a guide as you begin putting together your own.


How To Have A Summer Camp Wedding

How To Have A Summer Camp Wedding

There's a reason camp weddings are becoming so popular: They often last a full weekend, which means more time to hang with your closest friends and family…and they're also in a stunning rustic location—perfect for nature-loving couples. If you're thinking of hosting a camp wedding, here are some tips from my perfectly-imperfect wedding to yours.


18 Fetching Wedding Ideas for Dog Lovers

18 Fetching Wedding Ideas for Dog Lovers

We've all seen those precious pictures of puppy ring bearers and Dogs of Honor, but sometimes it's just not possible to include your dog in the actual wedding! If you can't bring your pooch to the party, here are 18 pawsitively awesome ways to incorporate your dog(s) into the big day—without having them physically present.


23 Ways To Infuse LGBTQ+ Pride Throughout Your Wedding

23 Ways To Infuse LGBTQ+ Pride Throughout Your Wedding

Love is love, just like weddings are weddings. But if you're looking to put your LGBTQ+ pride on full display, here are 23 vibrant ways to work it into your big day!


Rehearsal Dinners at Home

Rehearsal Dinners at Home

Make your rehearsal dinner guests really feel at home. Hosting your rehearsal dinner at home (yours or that of a very nice relative or friend!) can be a great option if you’re on a tight budget or simply want a warm, intimate environment where your nearest and dearest can connect with each other.


19 of the Funniest Wedding Signs We've Ever Seen

19 of the Funniest Wedding Signs We've Ever Seen

We're all about injecting a little humor into the big day, and one of our favorite ways to do it is with a punny wedding sign. Need some inspo? Check out 19 of the funniest wedding signs we've ever seen.


15 Non-Alcoholic Wedding Bar Ideas

15 Non-Alcoholic Wedding Bar Ideas

While your typical cocktail-serving bar is always a good time, why not shake things up a bit with these non-alcoholic alternatives? From fruit juice to flavored popcorn, check out these 15 ideas for interactive wedding stations!


37 Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

37 Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

Here are 37 ways to save money on your wedding—without sacrificing style! We list our best cheap wedding ideas so you can have a champagne wedding on a beer budget.


15 Swoon-worthy Small Wedding Ideas

15 Swoon-worthy Small Wedding Ideas

Small weddings provide a bit more wiggle room with the budget, which allows ample opportunity to get creative. To prove it, here's a compilation of swoon-worthy ideas for a small wedding that you'll no doubt want to steal.


6 Ideas for your Industrial Wedding Arch

6 Ideas for your Industrial Wedding Arch

One element that will take your industrial venue from drab to fab? A killer wedding ceremony arch. So we've put together 6 ideas—and lots of photos—to help inspire yours.


9 Gorgeous Garden Wedding Ideas

9 Gorgeous Garden Wedding Ideas

With colorful flowers and verdant foliage as the backdrop, it's no wonder garden weddings are so romantic. To help inspire your botanic vision and make your big day unique to you, here are 9 gorgeous garden wedding ideas.


7 Ideas for your Outdoor Wedding Arch

7 Ideas for your Outdoor Wedding Arch

When you get married in the great outdoors, Mother Nature is basically your floral designer. But one décor item you may want to splurge on? A killer wedding ceremony arch. We've put together 7 ideas (and 22 gorgeous photos!) to help inspire yours.


Tips for Planning a Budget-Friendly Small Wedding

Tips for Planning a Budget-Friendly Small Wedding

Long guest list, grand ballroom, and an endless number of dollar signs not your thing? We don't blame you! Here are 5 ways to keep your wedding—and the final bill!—on the smaller side.


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