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Budget Bride: Five DIY's You Can Totally Do

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Golly gosh weddings are expensive. Maybe it's not best to cut corners on some things, but other things can be cute and save you some honeymoon cash. Here we've got 5 DIY projects that amp up the fun factor to your wedding or bridal shower by adding an artsy handmade aesthetic.


Oh, these chocolate bars look so adorable. Go ahead and order something generic but yummy from amazon, source some pretty wrapping paper from a local stationary store, measure, cut and wrap. Use a sticker or tape to keep the wrap closed and there you have it- a delightful and tasty wedding favor.


These brightly colored tissue puffs are great for wedding showers, classy bachelorette parties and receptions alike. We’ve tried this tutorial from Martha Stewart and it’s just as easy as pie.


Shots. Shots. Shots. Jello shots are classy now, didn’t you hear? Don’t play coy with us. I know you want your wedding to be a party and we promise your friends will thank you for it. If you’re having a big wedding, you can always save this treat for your bridesmaids’ ceremony pregame.


These geometric name cards are a bit more time intensive, but you can totally do this! I believe in you! Great for carrying out that stellar color palette you’ve painstakingly Pinned, you’ll get to nail things, sew things and then smugly grin when people gush over them.


You have frames. we know you do. we also know that you’ll probably serve something baked during your reception. This frame-as-tray idea is adorable, simple and totally recyclable when you’re doing with the festivities.
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