DIY Beer Bottle Vases

DIY Beer Bottle Vases

Seeing small, green beer bottles piling up in the recycling box has given me an idea for using them instead of taking them down to the bottle bank. Without the labels, these 330ml Stella Artois bottles are actually really works of art in their own right. Their shape, colour and size make for beautiful little decorative items and they’re so easy to collect! *Supplies Needed*: – As many used bottles as needed. – Washing up liquid. – A sink full of warm water.   *How to*: 1. Fill up your kitchen sink (or a pot) with warm water. 2. Mix…

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DIY Used Can Vases

DIY Used Can Vases

We have recently ended up with about 25 empty beer cans, following many weeks of a couple of Friday night beers and a complacency about taking the recycling out. I thought to myself that there must be something that used cans could be used for in a DIY Wedding. So I’ve come up with a really simple way to transform the cans into something useful and something that can be used for good effect. Enjoy these DIY used can vases! *Supplies Needed*:  1. Some empty beer/drink/food cans. 2. Spray-on adhesive. 3. Glitter/material of choice.   *How to*: 1. Lay down some newspaper/paper…

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DIY Wedding Garter

DIY Wedding Garter

The wedding garter has quite a specific history and background. Traditionally a bride used to wear a garter to her wedding and this would be removed by the groom and/or all the groomsmen towards the end of the wedding reception. To remove an item of the bride’s clothing used to be seen as good luck. Nowadays, only the groom removes the bride’s garter and tosses it to the unmarried men at the reception. This is normally done after the bouquet toss. Not all brides and grooms do the garter removal/toss, but most brides like to wear a garter to their wedding.…

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DIY Wedding Guide and Tips

DIY Wedding Guide and Tips

So you’re thinking about planning a DIY wedding… I’ve put together this guide to hopefully help you with the decision-making process. Some brides and grooms decide from the very start that they want a DIY wedding and that they want to do all the work themselves. Others are very much against DIY-ing and would like to have everything done professionally for their big day. Both decisions are completely understandable and we don’t judge. But if you are considering DIY-ing part of your wedding, then read on to find out how to best go about it. We never set out to…

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DIY Tissue Paper Decorative Flowers

DIY Tissue Paper Decorative Flowers

These tissue paper flowers are a great addition to your wedding reception venue or ceremony venue decorations. The best thing about them is that they are very cost-effective and extremely easy and quick to make. They make virtually no mess and they add a colourful and light-hearted touch to any wedding. Follow our step-by-step DIY guide to making these tissue paper flowers and you’ll have an endless supply of wedding decorations before you know it! *Supplies needed*: 1. A pair of scissors 2. Sellotape 3. Tissue paper in colours/patterns of your choice*. *For the ones in the photos, each flower…

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