Bride on a budget – Do-it-yourself guide

There are lots of great ideas here to beautify your wedding for very little money. Enjoy having a browse through 🙂


Vintage paper map hearts – click here

Fabric flower container – click here

Fresh pomanders (flower balls) – click here   I made these for my wedding, except I used fake flowers, which are much easier to work with and last forever! See photo number 7 on My wedding day

Tea light lanterns – click here

Pinwheels – click here

Paper bunting – click here

For the tables

How to create an elegant flower centrepiece – click here

Peony centrepieces – click here

Origami flower centrepieces – click here

Illuminated table numbers (such a great idea!) – click here


Mini candy cartons with template – click here

Favour tins (these are so cute!) with templates – click here

Food and food-related items

Candied nuts – click here

Chocolate mudcake, yum! – click here

Stir sticks, with template – click here

Marshmallow pops (these look so delicious) – click here

Jewelled monogram cake topper – click here


Boutonniere – click here

Order of service fans (I made these for my wedding too) with templates – click here


Some good advice on how to choose your wedding colours (which is something I struggled with) – click here


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