A wedding budget can quickly get out of hand as your planning progresses. Things like centerpieces are a major cause of skyrocketing wedding costs. If you have a little time and want to easily trim down the cost of your wedding, think about making your own floral centerpieces. ...more
Designing your own wedding invitations? These softwares make the process a whole lot easier.
This how-To video shows you how to make an attractive and romantic centerpiece for your wedding, engagement party, or shower. A lovely mirrored acrylic heart with the couple’s first names, also in mirrored acrylic, is the center point. Turn off the lights and light up the tea ...more
Crafty Ideas for the Creative Bride
Judy demonstrates how to make a very tall, simple, yet elegant centerpiece for weddings and other events. You first need a tube and a base that it will fit into. Placing the tube in the base, use a hot glue gun to secure the tube into the base. You can then fill up the balloon ...more
Wedding themes are no rarity, but a SCRABBLE wedding? I never would have guessed, until I came across "10 Ways to Incorporate Scrabble Into Your Wedding" at CasaSugar. Now, I'm one of the biggest SCRABBLE nerds out there, but I could never see myself getting hitched amongst SC ...more
In this wedding preparation how to video George Watts faces a tough challenge: one which indulges his passion for cakes. Watch as his instructor shows him and you how to assemble a three tier wedding cake. Assemble a three tier wedding cake. Click through to watch this video o ...more
Piping a swag decoration on a multi-tier cake doesn't have to be difficult. Watch this video to learn how to decorate your cake!
These chocolate lollipops make great party favors, you can make them for an upcoming wedding or party. Chocolate suckers are easy and fun to make. Watch this how to video and learn how to make homemade chocolate lollipop wedding favors.
Forget circle and square-shaped wedding cakes - pillowy clouds of icing and cake are the way to go! Be original without compromising your unique style by learning how to bake and decorate this lovely stacked pillow cake. Reminiscent of the pillow that bears the ring, you can ...more
An important part of making great cakes involves knowing great decorating techniques. This cake decorating how-to video shows how to flat ice a wedding cake using marzipan. Follow along and learn great tips for working with marzipan and making gorgeous, unique cake decorations.
With all the insane, brain-bursting guest lists, flower arrangements, catering, and dress hunting, your wedding can just as much be the most frustrating and aneurism-inducing day of your life as the most special. Make your wedding day a little less work and a little more fun ...more
Exquisitely detailed Star Wars wedding cake! Amazing sugar art representation of Luke Skywalker lying in dead tauntaun innards, made for Star Wars artist Chris Trevas and his wife Julie. "Julie and I had Courtney Clark from Cake Nouveau of Food Network Challenge (and TLC Ulti ...more
Create an Indian inspired bridal wedding day makeup look with the makeup tutorial from Lauren Luke, aka Panacae81. Lauren, also known as Panacae81 on youtube, has been making makeup tutorials for some time now. After becoming a youtube legend, Lauren has gone on to write her ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper wedding dress. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper wedding dress. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructio ...more
Here's somethin' too-good-for-words, via CAKES! CAKES! CAKES!, my WonderHowTo World (P.S. you can start your own world or join others - learn more here). Via Daily Mail: "Growing up I have always wanted a doll made in my likeness," explained Chidi, 35-year-old mother of four ...more
Watch this video to learn how to pipe leaves and roses. Finish your cake with these beautiful decorations.
On your wedding day you should most definitely be the most beautiful thing to walk across that aisleway. If you've gotten your makeup look down and have finally chosen the perfect Dior gown, check out this hairstyling tutorial to learn how to create an elegant hairstyle. Tigh ...more
Looking to decorate the perfect wedding cake for a loved one's special day? In this video, Sue McMahon, cookery editor at Woman's Weekly magazine, explains how to go about decorating a beautiful pink flower filled wedding cake, perfect for a springtime wedding! Learn everythin ...more
In this series of expert videos, you will see examples of different wedding cake icing techniques. Watch as our expert demonstrates the turntable technique to icing the wedding cake. Part 1 of 7 - How to Ice a wedding cake. Ice a wedding cake - Part 2 of 7. Click through to wa ...more
Looking for something unique to do for your wedding? Hate the idea of going from store to store, looking for the perfect bridal dress? What if you could make your own wedding dress... out of newspapers? This tutorial shows you how to make a bridal gown with a mermaid silhouett ...more
Poison Ivy isn't the only woman who can get away with wearing vines in her hair. Rather than picking up a bunch of poison ivy vines and sticking them in your hair (which would be bad news for all), we recommend crafting the delicate beaded hair vine presented in this tutorial. ...more
Want to grab some great shots at your friend or family member's wedding? Create a glowing, diffused, soft focus wedding photo effect through the power of Adobe Photoshop CS4. Add a whole lot of "mood" to an image by softening and increasing contrast, that also features a vigne ...more
Wedding centerpieces create an inviting table scape that can even be made by hand. Create wedding centerpieces with this free wedding planning video series. Part 1 of 6 - How to Make wedding centerpieces. Make wedding centerpieces - Part 2 of 6. Click through to watch this vid ...more
Easy way to make some money on betting in the bar. Open a twist off or non-twist beer easily with a gold ring. Put that wedding ring to use and get your cold one cracked at the bar.
Want a beautiful floral arrangement for your wedding? Learn how to make a tall wedding flower arrangement with expert wedding décor tips and advice in this free online wedding flowers video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a wedding flower arrangement. Make a wedding flower ...more
This language tutorial teaches one way to say a traditional Chinese wedding blessing in Mandarin Chinese: Wish you two Pronunciation: Zhu (4) Ni (3) Men (2) May you respect each other like honored guests, Pronunciation: Xiang(1) Jing(4) Ru (2) Bin (1) may you always see hear ...more
Here's episode three of the delightfully demented video tutorial, You Suck at Photoshop. Get rid of your dirty liar ring with Photoshop and Dane Cook. Use the clone stamp tool and manually sample from a similar area. Thank you MyDamnChannel.com! Erase 7 years of marriage in no ...more
Is your wedding date coming up soon? Not to scare you or anything, but a typical wedding costs upwards of 20,000 to hold. This of course includes booking a location, getting all the props, flowers, dress, party favors, etc. So why don't you do your wallet a favor by crafting ...more
Create a exotic bollywood bridal wedding inspired makeup look with the makeup tutorial from Lauren Luke, aka Panacae81. Lauren, also known as Panacae81 on youtube, has been making makeup tutorials for some time now. After becoming a youtube legend, Lauren has gone on to write ...more
Beside the frosted cake, you will need some artificial flowers, some pretty ribbon, a ball of Styrofoam and some saran wrap. Start by covering the Styrofoam ball with a piece of saran wrap. Then clip off small pieces of the dried flowers and stick them all around the ball of S ...more
Via Daily Mail: "Growing up I have always wanted a doll made in my likeness," explained Chidi, 35-year-old mother of four. "So, when we started planning for our church wedding I told my husband that I wanted a unique, personalised wedding - a wedding where my dream will come ...more
The video gives tips to participate in a toilet paper wedding dress making contest. It gives the participant tips on how to make a winner's dress. Contestants are asked to begin with some inspiration by looking at previous winner's dresses, going through real dresses or by usi ...more
Watch this video to learn how to finish seams on a multi-tier cake for weddings or other events.
This Photoshop CS3 tutorial shows you how to create a wedding photography advertisement for a magazine. Using album design techniques in Photoshop, we create a collage-style ad for a bridal magazine. This tutorial is geared towards people who already use Photoshop and have a b ...more
Learn how to assemble a beautiful three tier cake for weddings or other events.
Add a personal touch to your wedding by making your own bouquet. Learn how to choose flowers and arrange them into a professional and beautiful wedding bouquet.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cheap wedding cake topper. You will need: Styrofoam, cling wrap, ribbon, and flowers. First, cover the Styrofoam with cling wrap. Next, clip an inch off the stem of your flower, and then press the flowers into the Styrofoam ball. Make s ...more
Weddings are expensive, but there is a way to have all the glamour and beauty of a wedding day without it costing a fortune. The least expensive days to have a wedding is mid-week - Monday to Thursday. The ideal mid-week day to have a wedding is the night prior to a public/ba ...more
Well, here's a darling idea if there were one. Best not to consider the implications of making a low-fidelity promise of eternal love, of course. But, really, just darling: Working with a jeweller and the vinyl record manufacturer Dubstudios, I created this engagement ring for ...more
In this video you will see how to apply butter cream frosting to a large circular cake for a wedding or for any occasion that calls for a fantastic cake. You will need a lot of frosting and an adequately sized smoothing tool. It is very helpful to have a platter that turns to ...more
Are you looking for a fun new summer hairstyle? Something elegant and glamorous for a party, prom, or wedding? This video tutorial will show you how to style your long hair in this up look. Follow the simple instructions of this video to give yourself a fresh summer hair style.
This video shows the viewer how to create a stylish centerpiece for a wedding reception using commonly available items. This is done by first placing a square mirror on top of a larger piece of light pink tulle. Then an artificial plant was selected and a number of glass beads ...more
Following are the steps to describe how-to make floor flower arrangements: 1. The materials required for this flower arrangement are a long flower vase, few red roses, some pine leaves, few lilies and some long grass. 2. First insert the pine leaves in the vase. 3. Now insert ...more
This is a short, very fast paced (6x normal speed) demonstration of how to arrange a floral and green head table piece. The 54 seconds shows the designer how to complete an arrangement from beginning to end. It is difficult to see what the shape of the base is, but it is fresh ...more
Modern weddings can be expensive. Old-time weddings could be held outside barns with simple stools found around the house for seating and the bride would wear a dress passed down along generations of women from her family. But these days it's all about extravagance. High-pric ...more
Trish Horrington shows how to make a wedding bouquet. Trish covers which roses, tools and tips are needed to accomplish the bouquet. Cutting the lengths of the stems as well as breaking off the ivy are covered in this fabulous instructional video. Make a wedding bouquet. Click ...more
Weddings, and wedding dress especially, can be very expensive. This how-to sewing video shows how to customize and personalize an affordable option. This week, Rob and Corinne answer a viewer question and show us how-to make a $10 wedding dress out of tee-shirts. Threadbanger ...more
Get the most out of these two applications. Use Illustrator to create a path and warp an image to fit inside of it. Then export the file to Photoshop and add some highlight and shadow with the brush tool. Create a wedding album in Illustrator and Photoshop. Click through to wa ...more
Learn how to apply makeup on your wedding day with expert tips and advice in this free cosmetics video series on wedding day makeup tips for black women. Part 1 of 15 - How to Get wedding makeup tips for black women. Get wedding makeup tips for black women - Part 2 of 15. Clic ...more
In this video we will show you where you can find the perfect tree for your wedding centerpiece or table decor. If you choose to use a metal tree for your crystal floral arrangement, our video will show you numerous ways to decorate metal trees with crystals, flowers, orchids, ...more
The best wedding cakes are tall and regal. In this tutorial, learn how to stack a traditional wedding cake. Use this technique to create tiers and levels for your cake, and make it really stand out. Whether you are making the cake for yourself or designing for someone else, ma ...more
Learn how to sculpt a miniature wedding cake charm out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For spec ...more
If you're about to shoot your first wedding, don't be unprepared. A wedding is a very important and special time for those soon-to-be mates, and you don't want to be responsible for ruining that precious memory. So, know you're stuff before jumping into wedding photography. Th ...more
Buying flowers for a wedding can be very expensive. This how to wedding videos shows you how to make your own wedding flowers to save money on the big day. Learn to make buttoniers for the groom and groomsmen using carnation flowers. Don't forget to add the baby's breath and g ...more
Two in one wedding: eat your dress, wear your cake. Amazing cake-as-art by Lukka Sigurdardottir. Previously, Who's Behind This Obsessively Realistic Baby Cake?
You don't have to use your own wedding dress - just use one you find at a thrift store! This tutorial shows you a great way to take an old and outdated wedding dress and turn it into a chic dress.
Weddings are super expensive these days and can cost as much as a new car - seriously. The average wedding costs about $27,000, so you want to save money where you can, right? Start by making your own pretty wedding favors. Creative and Unique Wedding Favor Box Decorations t ...more
Sure, you could muster up hundreds of dollars to have you hair done by a professional hairstylist on your wedding day, but why do so when you can do just as great a job on your own (or with the help of a friend)? Do your already wedding budget-pressed wallet a favor by checki ...more
Due to the downturn of the economy, many smart shoppers have turned into smart crafters instead. Whether it's making crafts for your home or for friends, crafting saves money (we're talking a $2 craft versus a $50 present for a friend's birthday present). In this tutorial, Va ...more