DIY Weddings Articles

Checkout PaperDirect’s DIY wedding ideas to find great solutions for saving money and creating your perfect wedding day. With careful planning, lots of tips and instructions you can create the wedding day of your dreams while at the same time save huge dollars and time with our cool wedding ideas.

From tips on designing invitation, “save the date” cards, and thank-yous to crafting the right message for various wedding announcements, PaperDirect’s DIY Weddings Blog will offer valuable resources that will make planning a wedding less stressful.

Beautiful & Affordable Weddings: The Invitations

There is just no getting around it —weddings are expensive. From the cost of the dress to the cake and flowers, the expenses add up quickly. That is why saving where you can is just so important. If you are … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Affordable Weddings: How to Save on Flowers

Weddings are momentous occasions and of course you want them to be beautiful. Beautiful does not have to break the bank though.  With a little effort and some savvy wedding planning, you can have the wedding of your dreams. One … Continue reading

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Let it Rain! How to Plan for Rain on Your Wedding Day

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Outdoor weddings are becoming more and more popular every year.  Perhaps it is because an outdoor wedding offers elements of freedom and chance which are lost in the certainty of an indoor space. However, with that freedom comes the necessity … Continue reading

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Inspired Ways to Use Canning Jars at Your Wedding

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Just about everyone (including us here at PaperDirect) is head-over-heels over canning jar ideas, crafts, and décor so incorporating them into a wedding is the perfect match!  We love the sense of Americana and visions they evoke–, visions of savvy … Continue reading

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DIY: Wedding Gown Invitations

These fun DIY wedding invitations are perfect for bridal showers, bachelorette parties, menus or the big day! There are countless color options and paper types you could use to create elegant, earthy or whimsical styles. To learn how to make … Continue reading

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DIY: The Easiest Wedding Invitations Ever

DIY Wedding invites

While there are absolutely stunning wedding invitations you can order from a designer, they can be a bit pricey- especially if you’re have a tight budget or are expecting to send out hundreds of invites. Plus, many of us just … Continue reading

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5 Photos you HAVE to Include in Your Wedding Slideshow

5 Photos you HAVE to include in your wedding slideshow!

Wedding slideshows are the perfect thing to place between cocktail hour and dinner. Its a moment of relaxation and enjoyment where everyone can sit back and be entertained. While the basics of a wedding slideshow are pretty straightforward, if you … Continue reading

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Cute & Lighthearted Songs for your Wedding

While romantic, heartfelt love songs certainly have their time and place, some couples want to take a more lighthearted approach to their weddings songs and first dance. If that’s you, browse this playlist and find a simple wedding song that … Continue reading

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How to Create Your Guest List for Your Wedding

Before a bride can send out her beautiful invitations that provide meticulous details about her wedding day, she needs to narrow down her guest list. It can be difficult to choose the most important family members and friends that have … Continue reading

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Wedding Slideshow Guidelines and Tips

As the age of social media and ever-changing technology is upon us, it comes as no surprise that many people want to add multimedia elements to their wedding receptions. One of the most popular events at any reception is the … Continue reading

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