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Easy Wedding DIYs on a Budget!

Easy Wedding DIYs on a Budget!

"Going to the chapel and we're gonna get married..."

We are in the midst of wedding season, and with fall right around the corner, there are sure to be more to come. Weddings are fun occasions but they can also be extremely expensive. Here at Plaid, we know there is always a way to create something beautiful on an affordable budget. We are excited to offer you some fun, cheap, and easy ways to decorate your wedding as well as affordable gifts for your wedding party and more. We are sure you're going to walk away from this blog inspired to create beautiful place settings, signs, gifts and so much more. 

Before we jump into our list of wedding DIYs, you've got to be equipped to create! Check out some of our most popular products used for weddings.

Mod Podge is a great glue, sealer, and finish, but Mod Podge has a variety of specialty formulas to really make your project stand out. With a variety of glitter formulas, you can add a touch of sparkle to your creations and with Mod Podge Fabric you can take any fabric scraps and turn them into something beautiful.

FolkArt Outdoor acrylic paint is great for painting decor pieces that will be outside in the elements - perfect for outdoor weddings!
With our NEW Mod Podge Resin, you can create a variety of beautiful handmade pieces for your wedding and reception. Check out this stunning glitter serving tray we created with Mod Podge Resin!

Glitter, glitter everywhere! Glitter is a staple for any wedding and most of the time it is super messy. But not with our FolkArt Glitterific line of paint! Use our original FolkArt Glitterific and our NEW FolkArt Glitterific Fine to complete your sparkling wedding decor!
Now that we have the right supplies, let's get to crafting!! Here are our easy wedding DIY ideas:

Decor Ideas

Candlestick centerpieces are a great way to decorate. Get some thrifted candlesticks and paint! It's that easy!

Add some color and style to your space with candle bending & ##upcycled ##candlesticks using FolkArt Home Decor Chalk 🎨 ##candlebend ##upcycle ##art ##diy

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Click the tag in the lower left-hand corner for instructions and a supply list for each project. 

The natural and earthy look is such a huge trend in the wedding realm. Have your ring bearer carry the ring down the aisle on this wood burned ring holder. Burn your wedding date or your favorite quote for a sweet personal touch. Check out the instructions to get a FREE pattern!

Create a beautiful and personal wood-burned wedding sign for your wedding hashtag, table numbers, and more! The possibilities are endless with this affordable and artistic craft. Check out the instructions to get a FREE pattern of this design.

Keep the wood burning theme going with this stunning frame. Display your love with this wood burned wedding frame craft. Burn and paint your frame to match your personal style. All of these wood burned crafts can easily be personalized and painted to match your wedding color scheme. Shop our wood burner now!

Simplicity is key and easy stenciled decor pieces are sure to add a touch of elegance to your reception space.


Create an entire table centerpiece around a color scheme like beautiful pastels mixed with shimmering metallics. Add these to your florals, table numbers, name cards, and so much more to create a lovely, cohesive theme on a budget. 


Recycle all your wine bottles and turn them into something dazzling! Paint with our FolkArt Brushed Metals with a realistic metal look or add a little sparkle with FolkArt Extreme Glitter!

Gift Ideas

Make your glam squad feel special by thanking them with one of these awesome bridesmaid favors! Let your girls know how special they are to you by hand-crafting this unique jean jacket and clay earrings. Then add in a personalized tumbler for the after-party. Make these favors easily with FolkArt Sign Shop!

Give your guys something they will really love with these handmade groomsmen gifts using FolkArt Sign Shop and more! Paired with their favorite liquor, this groomsmen favor pack is the perfect way to tell your guys you appreciate them.


Commemorate your special day with a custom wedding photo project using the Mod Podge Photo Transfer Tool. Use a simple wood round to feature your favorite wedding photo of you and your love. This is the perfect anniversary gift idea for your partner!

Add your monogram to your favorite wine glasses with the Plaid Engraving Tool. Give your tablescape a complete look by also engraving your coasters. This versatile engraving tool allows you to put your personal touch on all your projects with ease.

This DIY bridesmaid gift idea will have all your girls talking! Use Mod Podge and your favorite scrapbook papers to give your girls something special.

Paint a simple frame with a beautiful blue ombre effect using FolkArt Sign Shop Stencil Pastes. Then stencil your family name or a sweet saying to give your frame a personalized touch.

If you need more ideas for creating a stunning wedding, check out our Let's Paint Flower of the Month series with Donna Dewberry to learn how to paint beautiful florals that you can use in your wedding decor! Check out the entire playlist below. 

Are you getting married soon? Are you had crafting some of the pieces in your wedding? If so, we would love to see them. Use the #PlaidCrafts to share all your handmade gems for your wedding with us. You could be featured in our Fan Friday segment on social media. 

Happy Crafting!
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