10 DIYs for Customized Wedding (or Party!) Decor

You're getting married, congratulations! It's bound to be one of the most special moments of your life. Before you say the "I dos," though, a caveat: The list of things you'll feel pressured to buy for your wedding will probably run the length of a football field (or two). 

Unless you have the sewing skills of a wizard, you'll probably have to outsource the dress. Maybe you're a highly motivated baking aficionado and will be making your own cake. If neither of these apply, don't fret. You can still DIY your way to happily ever after—just do it with decor. For a dreamy outdoor wedding, make string lights using mini cupcake liners. Marble paper for placecards to perk up any table. Or dry pineapple flowers to one-up that open bar with the prettiest cocktails you ever did see. Here are 10 DIY wedding decor ideas to make your big day a little more you:

Pom-Fringed Table Runner by Laura Kaesshaefer

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DIY Pom Fringed Table Runner


A Centerpiece Made of Sticks & Leaves by Debra Szidon


Dried Pineapple Flowers by Anna Hezel 


Cocoa Pear Crisps Place Card Holder by gheanna 


Easy Flower Arrangments by Amanda Sims 



String Lights by Anna Hezel


Marbled Paper for Place Cards by Stephanie Fishwick 


More: If you're in need of the perfect wedding gift, these make-and-take ideas won't soon be forgotten! 


Hanging Japanese Moss Balls by Samantha Weiss-Hills

Hanging Moss Balls


Parchment Paper Votives by Anna Hezel

DIY Votives


Low-Budget, Unexpected Centerpieces by Paige Morse

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