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5 DIY Wedding Secrets Every Bride Should Know

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Emma Arendoski

CEO/Editor at Emmaline Bride
Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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Hello, loves! Happy Friday! If you are planning DIY wedding projects for your big day, there are a few secrets to help it go off without a hitch. Today, we’ve compiled five of our favorite DIY weddings secrets that every bride should know to save you a headache down the road. DIY wedding projects can be fun, but they can also be overwhelming, too. And, since holiday break may be an excellent time to get crafting, we are also sharing some of our favorite DIY wedding kits to inspire you. Reveal what you need to know after the jump!

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DIY Flower Kit Wedding Giveaway

Did you catch the Oscars last night? It was gleaming with elegant gowns, sentimental speeches, and plenty of parties behind the scenes, many of which included bags of swag. (As Michael Scott would say, “SWAG. Stuff We All Get.) As a viewer, you had the opportunity to see the gowns and hear the speeches, but did you get any swag? No. That’s why this week we’ve teamed up with The Crimson Poppy to offer one lucky reader the chance to win swag in the form of a DIY flower kit. This DIY flower kit was included in celebrity gift bags at the Oscars gift lounge this weekend and now you can score this swag for yourself! This DIY flower kit is perfect for your wedding or special event and includes a gift certificate. Read on for more…

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Pretty Paper Flowers


When I planned my wedding, I remember being slightly nervous when ordering the flowers. (Placing a rather large albeit expensive order for something that wilts the same day it is delivered can make one a wee bit nervous.) Fresh flowers can pack a pretty big punch to your budget, and while they are lovely let’s face it: they will get thrown away. Also, not all types of fresh flowers are in bloom year-round which is why I love paper flowers. If you order from an experienced designer they will look realistic, can be customized to fit your unique color scheme, and will not wilt. In fact, they will last forever. After the wedding, you can place your bouquet in a pretty vase to dress up your desk.

These flowers are handmade by The Crimson Poppy, an Emmaline Bride Featured Seller whom we adore!

Find more options by visiting the website and The Crimson Poppy’s EB Shop!

We have more handmade loveliness coming up later today!

xo

-E.