Your wedding is important in a sense that it is the most essential event in your life. There is no doubt that you will spend a lot of time in order to plan for it. You will try your best to make it unique.
Your question here will be how you can really make the wedding perfect. The answer here is that you need to personalize it. I will tell you that DIY is one of the best ways to get it done.
Now, let us discuss how you can apply this idea to various wedding items and make your event truly unique.
As a wedding invitation designer, I will first of all tell you how you can make your DIY wedding cards. There are at least two options when you are doing it. The first way is probably something you may have thought of. You can use your computer to create the design and print it out. This is certainly something good. However, you will not be able to add personal and handmade touches to the cards if you only print them out.
As a result, it will be better to go for the second option. You will still need to print the cards. However, you will add some embellishments to them. You can add some rhinestones to the invitations. It is also possible to add embossing and die-cutting effects to your cards. Tools such as the Spellbinders Die Cutting Machines will be needed.
Without any surprise, you will need to prepare wedding favors for your guests. It is something important in a sense that you will thank your guests by giving them these small gifts. Couples will generally agree that they are something expensive. So, it is really a good option if you can go for the idea of DIY. On one hand, you can save money. On the other hand, you will be able to make your wedding more personalized.
You may ask me how you can make the wedding favors yourself. There are a few ways to do so. For example, you can make your own cookies or chocolates. They will be something perfect. Another option will be making some cake pops. They can be perfect wedding favors. You can also make them look funny and interesting if you want!
It can be hard to have DIY decorations if you want to make something very sophisticated. So, I will not recommend you to do all the decoration works on your own. Instead, you will need to work with a designer. However, you still need to add your own touches to the decoration design. For instance, you may create a monogram so that you can use it for the decorations. If you really want to do some DIY items, you can consider making your own place cards. Make sure that you will discuss every related thing with your designer so that all the designs are consistent.
I will not tell you to take the wedding photos yourself. It is not something practical. You should get a professional photographer to help you. Yet, you can let your guests to take some casual snapshots. You can prepare some instant cameras and ask your guests to take pictures. You can also ask your guests to bring their own digital cameras and take some photos. When you do this, your guests can be truly involved in your wedding. This will make them remember your big day for years. You can also get some interesting photos. This is certainly something perfect!
You should now understand how you can make your wedding more personalized. However, I have to warn you that DIY is something that is time consuming. If you do not have enough time to do so, it is better that you do not do it. Instead, you should get a wedding planner to help you to plan for the event!
This guest post is contributed by Jerry Leung, who is a wedding invitation designer. His work can be found at http://www.983wedding.com/.