13 DIY wedding projects you can make with your bridesmaids

13 DIY wedding projects you can make with your bridesmaids

Published 1st Aug 2017

Grab your girls and your craft supplies - these easy-peasy wedding DIY ideas are perfect for making together! 


Project #1: glitter coat hangers

Perfect for hanging up the wedding dress and bridesmaid gowns, this cute project is an easy way to add some sparkle to your wedding morning. And it's so simple! All you'll need is a set of wooden hangers and some pretty ribbon.

Follow the tutorial on eHow here.


Project #2: spray-painted bottles

These make for a brilliant tablecentre - mix-n-match colours and heights to add extra interest to your wedding tables!

Tutorial via Bespoke Bride.


Project #3: customised cans 

Start saving cans in advance (and ask your 'maids to do the same): all you need to do is cover them with pretty paper and ribbons for a cute way to decorate your getaway car!

Image sources: MODwedding and Martin Martin.


Project #4: balloon lanterns

Who knew balloons plus twine could result in something so pretty? Follow the tutorial here.

Project: For Creative Juice


Project #5: tassel bunting

This is a gorgeously simple way to add a splash of colour to your reception - or, alternatively, opt for just one or two shades for a more subtle finish.

Project: Potter & Bloom


Project #6: natural details

From spray-painting leaves to glitter-dipping pine cones and acorns, there are plenty of ways to add a beautifully natural finish to your reception.

Image sources: MODwedding and Laura Ashley.


Project #7: easy-peasy confetti cones

Arm your girls with paper and decorative details (such as glitter, feathers or ribbon) and task them with making your very own personalised confetti cones.

Image: Binky Nixon Photography 


Project #8: paper blooms/pom-poms

Add some frou-frou fun to your reception with the help of pom-poms, which are perfect for adding some effortless pretty to your reception.

Projects: The Idea Room and Bespoke Bride.


Project #9: favour prep

If your wedding favours require a little work - for example, they might need labels or name tags attached - ask your girls to help you out!

Image sources: Jewelery Coco and Chic Vintage Brides.


Project #10: aisle decorations

Attach decorative details to kebab skewers for a beautifully simple way to decorate your aisles; for an indoors ceremony, think décor on chairs. 

Image sources: Something Turquoise and Off Beat Bride.


Project #11: place-setting finishing touches

We're talking name tags, table numbers and so on - easy peasy!

Image sources: The Style Safari and Pinterest.


Project #12: glitter table numbers

Arm your bridesmaids with glitter and glue for this project - things are bound to get messy, so make sure you cover any surfaces.

Image sources (left to right): Confetti DayDreams; Fabmood; Rock N Roll Bride.


Project #13: DIY photobooth backdrop

This will be a real team activity: you'll need strips of paper and ribbon, as well as paper fans and bunting, to create a wow-worthy backdrop for pictures. Lovely!

Images: both Whimsical Wonderland Weddings.

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