Michaels DIY Ideas For Every Type of Bride – Modern, Classic, Playful, Natural and Romantic

When it comes to planning your wedding, it's all about choosing the perfect details that really represent you on your big day while staying within your budget .  And when it comes to choosing those oh-so-fabulous details, well… it’s all about your wedding style.  And whether you consider yourself a classic, modern or playful bride (or something else entirely!), trust me, there’s just no better way to set the stage for a spectacular wedding than with some amazing and entirely personalized DIY wedding elements.  Lucky for us, Michaels here to help you find meaningful ways to add to a wedding celebration and still cut costs.  Yep, these gurus of all things crafty not only have everything you need to plan the perfect DIY wedding for less, they’ve even share some of their uber-clever DIY wedding ideas with us (and they are FABULOUS).
Check out the info below to figure out what kind of bride you are and how to incorporate your personality into your big day with some crafty wedding ideas from Michaels.  Click on the link at the end of each project to get the step by step tutorial.
Modern Bride
You're a trendsetter, always one step ahead. You throw parties worthy of the society column, and you need details that are “all the rage”. Consider these ideas that anybody who's anybody will appreciate.
BRIDES® Place Setting.  Create a charming place setting. Personalize BRIDES® chalkboard tags with each guest’s name using Michaels chalk marker. Attach tags to napkins with bold ribbon. Use a BRIDES® chalkboard sign to identify each table. (Instructions)
Glass Snap Top Jar Favors.  Showcase your favorite treats with these snappy souvenirs. All you have to do is fill the jars with colorful candy, add printable tags and top with fancy bows. (Instructions)



Classic Bride
You're the type of girl who is feminine, old fashioned, and totally traditional. If you prefer simple elegance to over the top extravagance, the these wedding invitation projects are for you. They're both classic and classy!
Black and White Wedding Invitation.  Give your celebration classic sophistication. Dress up Celebrate It™ invites with a black scroll pocket and Martha Stewart Crafts ™ Stick On Pearls. (Instructions)
BRIDES® White Invitations.   Add depth and elegance to an invite in just a few easy steps. Print your invitation design on white pearl border paper and wrap with coordinating strips of paper and ribbon. Put on a finishing touch with a printable label tag.
Playful Bride
Playful brides are passionate about life and are constantly looking for ways to infuse some fun into their wedding. These lovely details will sure to do so.
Pinwheel Décor.  Create this clever pinwheel decoration for your wedding day. All you have to do is layer pinwheels as desired, embellish with buttons and punch paper for a scalloped effect. (instructions)
BRIDES® Chalk Labels.  Color coordinate your escort cards with candy jars to make a fun feature. Use chalkboard table picks and mason jars adorned with ribbon to represent table numbers, and then coordinate by edge-inking your place cards!
Natural Bride
For this carefree femme, an organic and nature-inspired event is the goal. She cares about nature and is probably active in environmental causes. She is definitely an outdoor wedding type of girl and her wedding details should reflect her love of the earth. These ideas should bring guests a little closer to the wonders of nature.
Twine and Yarn Wrapped Glass Vases.  Give your wedding style a down-home vibe. Wrap glass jars with jute twine, yarn and finish with a stylish shoestring bow. (Instructions)
Silver Pail Favors.  Give your wedding day a natural vibe. Fill silver pails with succulents, surround with moss and finish with decorative ribbon and twine. These earthly keepsakes make great gifts for guests after the event. (instructions)

Romantic Bride

If you've been dreaming about your wedding day since you were a little girl or you fantasized about being a princess who would marry her Prince Charming one day, then you're a hopeless romantic. If you can't get married at a castle, try some of these wistful ideas to make your wedding dreams come true.
Framed Table Number.  Give your table some natural style. Arrange flowers in this lovely centerpiece. It's sure to add a stylish touch to any reception. (Instructions)
Light Pink Wedding Invitation.  Create your own charming stationery designs. Embellish lace invitations with trinkets and ribbon of your choosing.

DIY wedding projects are also the perfect opportunity for you and your bridesmaids to get together on the weekends and have fun while crafting some wedding memories. Look to Michaels inspiration book at michaels.com wedding for more clever DIY wedding ideas.

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