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These DIY Wedding Dresses are Stunning!

Sometimes even the smallest DIY wedding projects can be hard to pull off,  so we're in awe of these brides who took on the challenge of making their own wedding dresses. These three brides had their own vision of how they'd look as they walked down the aisle, and (with some... read more

Make This Magnet Board To Display Your Wedding Favors

DIY wedding favor magnet board | Jessica Bailey | blog.theknot.comJessica Bailey
This wedding favors display is our clever-meets-cute cloud nine, and it's as easy to make as holding down the trigger on a can of spray paint and using scissors. Set up the display near your reception exit with a coordinating floral garland to give your guests something sweet as they leave your party. Complete the look... read more

Brighten Up Your Cocktail Hour With These DIY Neon Coasters and Cocktail Stirrers

With all the brights we're seeing in weddings right now, it's only right to accessorize your summer cocktails with punchy neon accessories. Gather the supplies for neon coasters and frilly stirrers for a DIY-inspired bridal shower activity, or make a set of coasters to gift to your bridesmaids. For extra party flair, use neon ink to stamp... read more

13 Ways To Get In On The Wedding Tassel Trend

Turn to the tassel when you're looking for a fresh take on DIY wedding decor. Cut up and twist a batch made from tissue paper or mylar, or scout out the traditional cord tassels you've seen decorating curtain tie backs and graduation caps. (You can find them at stores that sell fabric trimmings and supplies for upholstery.)... read more

I Went to A Harry Potter-Themed Wedding — And It Was Awesome!

Photo: Mon Petit Studio | The Knot Blog
Anyone that knows my friend April Harton knows how much she loves Harry Potter, so when she told me her boyfriend Jordan LaRoche had proposed (he got down on one knee and presented her ring on the tip of an Ollivander wand while the Harry Potter soundtrack played in the background) I couldn't wait to see... read more

Make Your Own Cascading Floral Centerpiece (With Kale!)

We promise: Kale is as beautiful in your centerpieces as it is healthy in your salads. Stylist and Tulipina Floral Design owner Kiana Underwood takes us through the steps to making a lush organic centerpiece that would fit in just right at your prewedding parties and reception. See the how-to below and find more photos read more

18 Things You Can Use For A Card Box At Your Reception

For your guests who come bearing gifts you'll want to create a pretty spot for them to unload your registry picks and honeyfund checks. A cute card box is a way to add personality to the gift table-- just match it to your reception style by choosing the right type of container.... read more

12 Cakes At A Wedding? (This Couple Did It!)

Photo: Blue Elephant Photography | The Knot Blog

Caitlin and Albert wanted their wedding to be fun and elegant with a vintage twist -- without breaking the bank. With a little creativity, dedication and help from their family and friends, the couple pulled off a fun and unique wedding that achieved their vision.

Homemade details in a bright, cheerful color palette...

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13 Reasons Clothespins Are Killing It At DIY Weddings

Even if you aren't going for total DIY style, there could be a place for the clothespin in your wedding plans. Decorated with glitter and spray paint or left as plain wood, clothespins are the problem-solving connectors answering age-old questions like: How do I display my escort cards? How do I get my... read more

Whoa. This DIY Wedding Day Emergency Kit Is Genius.

This is probably one of the most useful, creative and equally cute wedding day emergency kits we've ever seen. Once you make your no-sew pin cushion lid (for those all-powerful safety pins!) fill a widemouthed mason jar with travel sized versions of toiletries, hotel sewing kits and handy problem solvers like stain wipes. Package it with a read more
No matter where you wed, first impressions are essential. A personalized entryway will make your site more welcoming and help guests feel at home almost immediately. If you're having an outdoor wedding, hang leis of orchids or sun-catching glass ornaments on the surrounding trees. For a ballroom, have your florist create an escort card table arrangement with plenty of height so it's the first thing guests see. A rustic affair calls for tons of lanterns lining the pathways.  
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