There’s no question that your wedding day is going to be one of the most expensive days of your life. From venues to the dress, there’s a lot to budget for and buy. In fact, the average cost of a wedding in the UK is now at an all-time high, at a whopping £27k!
A good way to save a chunk of your wedding expenses is to go DIY. The do-it-yourself trend has soared in popularity over the past few years as wedding prices have gone up and up. Now 80% of couples expect to have some kind of DIY element in their big day, according to a survey by Bridebox.
There are tons of aspects of your wedding you can choose to do-it-yourself. Pinterest and wedding blogs are a great source of inspiration. One of the most popular aspects of your wedding to DIY is your wedding décor and table decorations – we’ve rounded up some of our favourite DIY wedding projects to help you save money on your big day.
DIY Wedding Lettered Banners
A fun way to add a touch of personalisation to your wedding décor is a lettered banner. You can use this DIY wedding project to spell out anything that takes your fancy! We love the glittered effect, and you can mix this up by using different colour glitter or plain paint to match your wedding colour scheme and theme.
Get the full tutorial here
DIY Wedding Glow Jars
Looking for a super simple DIY to add a romantic touch to your wedding day? All you need is some LED lights and some mason jars to bring some beautiful lighting to your wedding tables. This is also a great DIY wedding idea for outdoor weddings, as it will light up your venue as the sun goes down.
Grab the how-to here
DIY Wedding Gold Painted Balloons
Add a touch of luxe to some simple store-bought balloons by adding some metallic paint. Gold paint can transform a balloon into a stylish addition to your table centrepieces or venue decoration. Remember to keep them away from anything sharp!
Has this DIY wedding idea blown you away? Find out how-to here
DIY Wedding Scrabble
Board Game connoisseurs will love this DIY wedding idea. You can buy scrabble letters cheap online from craft sites, and use them to create unique and cute place settings. The prize goes to the person whose name has the highest word score!
DIY Wedding Floral Chandelier
Time for the showstopper. If you want a dramatic floral arrangement at your wedding, but can’t afford the prices of your florist, you can DIY a beautiful floral chandelier. This one will take a little more patience and skill, but the results are well worth the effort.
Scripin Weddings Table Cards and Invitation Inserts
The easiest way to add an element of DIY to your wedding is to print items where possible. A massive 57% of couples choose to print aspects like their menu cards, invitations and place settings at home. Scripin Weddings offers stylish table cards and invitation inserts that are available for unlimited printing at home from just £9.99. They contain all the information that your guests need to start using Scripin Weddings to help you get all your guests’ photos in one place – stress-free!
Have we convinced you to try the DIY wedding trend? Head over to our Pinterest for more inspiration, and don’t forget to tag #scripinweddings in your creations so we can see!