Category: DIY

February 14, 2017 / / Budget
February 4, 2017 / / decor

I know you’ve seen them – either in real life or online (ahem… Pinterest).  Perfect wedding invitations that are hand-addressed in calligraphy, or the cutest escort cards and table signs custom-drawn for the wedding.  So, how do you get your hands on those?

January 25, 2017 / / Budget

There are definitely certain wedding planning projects that can – and in some cases, should, be DIY’d.  And others that absolutely should NOT be DIY’d. Here’s a short guide to what to DIY and what to leave to the professionals…

November 6, 2016 / / Budget
July 31, 2016 / / decor

In planning for my wedding, I decided that I wanted to make all of the candles for the reception myself – with a ‘signature scent’ for my own celebration of marriage.  I had never made candles before, but I knew I could figure it out. I set out to learn how to make them on the cheap, and the easiest way possible. 

June 24, 2016 / / Bridal Fashion

Sometimes I browse wedding apparel sites just to see what’s happening with trends and prices.  I’ve always loved it when brides take an unconventional approach to bridal hair, and go for a headpiece, tiara, or halo.  There’s just something so artistic and special about it, and I noticed that the retail bridal sites are providing a more and more diverse selection when it comes to headpieces.

April 13, 2016 / / decor

Yes, before you yell at me, The Wedding Cat is not about home decor. BUT, I’ve decided to include a DIY that my husband and I recently finished just in case any of you have the urge and the need to create a hallway mirror out of metal. 

March 28, 2016 / / DIY

Want to hand-make a bridesmaid’s gift from the heart?  Just want to make a craft for yourself?  Need a Mother’s Day gift idea? Follow the instructions below for an easy DIY earring and necklace set.

January 31, 2016 / / decor
October 31, 2015 / / Budget

Sure, big, opulent fresh flower displays are fabulous, but does the money spent measure up to what you get in return? The flowers will die, and you’ll only see them again in photos.  Can the guests really smell the floral fragrance that much?  Do your bridesmaids and groomsmen appreciate flowers that will only last for a few days, as opposed to a momento to keep forever?