Disney Star Christy Carlson Romano: How I Planned My DIY New Year's Eve Wedding!

Christy Carlson Romano on her wedding dayPhilip Samuel Martin
Since Disney alum and singer/actress Christy Carlson Romano used to play perfectionist Ren Stevens on Even Stevens and was the voice of the world-saving Kim Possible, it shouldn't come as any surprise that Christy has a can-do attitude in real life -- that helped plan her gorgeous DIY New Year's Eve wedding last year!... read more

This Bride Crocheted Her Own Wedding Dress -- See The Amazing Video

Bride Crochets Her Own Wedding Dress | blog.theknot.comReddit via Alkikat
Crochet isn't just for doilies and coffee cozies anymore. One enterprising bride (Reddit user alkikat) went the whole nine yards (ahem, yarns?) for her wedding style when she took her crochet talents to the ultimate test and made a full-blown wedding dress! Using a fairly common pattern (the pineapple pattern) she spent 5 months... read more

These DIY Wedding Dresses Are Stunning!

Gideon Photography // The Knot BlogGideon Photography
Sometimes even the smallest DIY wedding projects can be hard to pull off, so we're in awe of these three brides who took on the challenge of making their own wedding dresses. They had a vision of how they'd look as they walked down the aisle, so, with the help of some talented friends and... read more

Make This Magnet Board To Display Your Wedding Favors

DIY wedding favor magnet board | Jessica Bailey | blog.theknot.comJessica Bailey
This wedding favors display is our clever-meets-cute cloud nine, and it's as easy to make as holding down the trigger on a can of spray paint and using scissors. Set up the display near your reception exit with a coordinating floral garland to give your guests something sweet as they leave your party. Complete the look... read more

Brighten Up Your Cocktail Hour With These DIY Neon Coasters and Stirrers

DIY Neon Coasters and Cocktail Stirrers| Sarah Love | blog.theknot.comSarah Love Photography
With all the brights we're seeing in weddings right now, it's only right to accessorize your summer cocktails with punchy neon accents. Gather the supplies for neon coasters and frilly stirrers for a DIY bridal shower activity, or make a set of coasters to gift to your bridesmaids. For extra party flair, use neon ink to stamp... read more

13 Ways To Get In On The Wedding Tassel Trend

DIY tassel wedding ideas | TK | blog.theknot.comLauren Fair Photography
Turn to the tassel when you're looking for a fresh take on DIY wedding decor. Cut up and twist a batch made from tissue paper or mylar, or scout out the traditional cord tassels you've seen decorating curtain tie backs and graduation caps. (You can find them at stores that sell fabric trimmings and supplies for upholstery.)... read more

I Went to A Harry Potter-Themed Wedding — And It Was Awesome!

Photo: Mon Petit Studio | The Knot Blog
Anyone that knows my friend April Harton knows how much she loves Harry Potter, so when she told me her boyfriend Jordan LaRoche had proposed (he got down on one knee and presented her ring on the tip of an Ollivander wand while the Harry Potter soundtrack played in the background) I couldn't wait to see... read more

Make Your Own Cascading Floral Centerpiece (With Kale!)

Make your own cascading centerpiece | N.R. Underwood, Kiana Underwood | blog.TheKnot.comN.R. Underwood
We promise: Kale is as beautiful in your centerpieces as it is healthy in your salads. Stylist and Tulipina Floral Design owner Kiana Underwood takes us through the steps to making a lush organic centerpiece that would fit in just right at your prewedding parties and reception. See the how-to below and find more photos read more

18 Things You Can Use For A Card Box At Your Reception

Wedding reception card box | Carleton Churchill Photography | blog.TheKnot.comCarleton Churchill Photography
For your guests who come bearing gifts you'll want to create a pretty spot for them to unload your registry picks and honeyfund checks. A cute card box is a way to add personality to the gift table-- just match it to your reception style by choosing the right type of container.... read more

13 Reasons Clothespins Are Killing It At DIY Weddings

DIY clothespin wedding ideas: TK / TheKnot.comNikki Mills
Even if you aren't going for total DIY style, there could be a place for the clothespin in your wedding plans. Decorated with glitter and spray paint or left as plain wood, clothespins are the problem-solving connectors answering age-old questions like: How do I display my escort cards? How do I get my... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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