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Monica & Shaun’s Theater Wedding

Monica & Shaun’s Theater Weddingfeatured

Theme weddings are notoriously difficult to pull off. For many couples, a theme can be a convenient way to communicate the look or feel they want for their wedding but it doesn’t always fit who the couple really are. This wedding, however, is the opposite of that: it’s absolute perfect fit for Monica and Shaun, Read more

Vicki & Dana’s Vibrant And Fun Reception

Vicki & Dana’s Vibrant And Fun Receptionfeatured

When did you know that your beloved was The One? For Vicki, when she met Dana at church, she knew instantly that she was the one for her! Seven years later, they got married in New York then held their DIY reception in Florida that included a short sand ceremony. Debra of Debra Kapustin Photography Read more

Bethany & Dan’s Rustic DIY Ranch Wedding

Bethany & Dan’s Rustic DIY Ranch Weddingfeatured

We’re always so pleased when we receive a wedding submission that redefines or refines a trend. Bethany and Dan did just that with their big day that takes the ubiquitous-but-lovely rustic trend and incorporates elements of Arizona’s Salt River Valley. It makes for a beautiful – and unique – combination as you’ll see below. From Read more

Hilary & Elliott’s Elegant Costa Rica Wedding

Hilary & Elliott’s Elegant Costa Rica Weddingfeatured

Destination weddings are wonderfully romantic, don’t you think? Who wouldn’t love to run away to an exotic location with their dearest loved ones and celebrate their love in paradise? Hilary and Elliott did just that with their simple-but-elegant wedding at the Langosta Beach Club in Costa Rica. From photographer Katherine Stintett of Katherine Stintett Photography: Hilary Read more

Kimberly & Kody’s Farm-Glam Wedding

Kimberly & Kody’s Farm-Glam Weddingfeatured

Whether dressed up or dressed down barns provide the perfect venue for rustic-chic weddings like this one of Kimberly and Kody. But while this gorgeous weathered barn and farmland makes for a beautiful backdrop for pictures, it’s the handmade details that really stand out and make this wedding special. (Well, that and this gorgeous, happy Read more

Jessica & Nick’s Romantic DIY Wedding

Jessica & Nick’s Romantic DIY Weddingfeatured

Jessica and Nick, crafty couple, created nearly all of the details for their wedding day from the handmade paper flowers to the invitations and programs. Viva la DIY! Photographer Joanna Day describes Nick and Jessica as “an easy-going, rad couple” who wanted their wedding to be a reflection of their love. I say they were Read more

Natalie & Jamey’s Colorful Engagement

Natalie & Jamey’s Colorful Engagementfeatured

Engagement sessions are the perfect opportunity for you and your beloved to showcase your personalities and have a little fun. Natalie and Jamey did just that, creating a shoot that’s full of playfulness and some lovely little details like the cute miniature cake and their soon-to-be wedding bands. Natalie and Jamey met while she was Read more

Jen & Dan’s Lush Hawaiian Wedding

Jen & Dan’s Lush Hawaiian Weddingfeatured

You know, we don’t get nearly enough Hawaiian weddings here at DIY Bride but whenever we do, they’re always amazing. Just like this one from Dan and Jen. In Hawaii family (ohana) comes together whenever there’s a need and Jen and Dan had an abundance of helpers to create this lush and beautiful day. Handmade Read more

Get Inspired With This Glam Styled Shoot

Get Inspired With This Glam Styled Shootfeatured

Our editorial team loves styled shoots  (“staged” weddings for those of you new to the weddingsphere) because we get to see a wide range of fantasy wedding styles from talented vendors around the globe. They’re all about showcasing wonderfully creative details and are designed 100% for your inspiration. LOVE! This one, submitted by Faith Cherisse Read more