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25 DIY Wedding Gifts That Will Save You a Bundle


The cost of a wedding can add up quick and I’m not talking about just the bride and groom. As a guest, and a girl guest nonetheless, you want to get a new dress, shoes, maybe hair done, and if it’s a destination wedding hotels, flights and all that good stuff gets factored in. There are plenty of smart ways to cut down on costs and making your own wedding gift is a great start. Take a favorite photo of them together and learn how to put it on canvas for a unique piece of wall art they can hang in their new home. Get the tutorial for this idea and many more in these 25 DIY Wedding Gifts That Will Save You a Bundle…

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  • Ring Dish 1 of 25
    Ring Dish
    Give the happy couple a ring dish they can keep forever.
    Get the tutorial at Lovely Mountain Life.
  • Custom Tea Towels 2 of 25
    Custom Tea Towels
    Follow this print on fabric tutorial to learn how to decorate one of a kind tea towels.
    Get the tutorial at Poppytalk
  • Rolling Bar 3 of 25
    Rolling Bar
    Upcycle an old trunk into a bar.
    Get the tutorial at Apartment Therapy.
  • Personalized Stamp 4 of 25
    Personalized Stamp
    Make a stamp for both the bride and groom to use for writing their thank you cards.
    Get the tutorial at Crafty CPA.
  • Canvas Portrait 5 of 25
    Canvas Portrait
    Take a picture of the happy couple and use it to make a canvas portrait for their home.
    Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Chalkboard Wine Glasses 6 of 25
    Chalkboard Wine Glasses
    Keep costs low with a project like this.
    Find out more at Always Order Dessert.
  • His and Hers Pillowcases 7 of 25
    His and Hers Pillowcases
    A quick and easy project that will be a wonderful keepsake for the bride and groom.
    Find out more at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Chalkboard Frame 8 of 25
    Chalkboard Frame
    Convert a vintage mirror into a chalkboard.
    Check it out at Charming Zebra.
  • Hand Painted Mugs 9 of 25
    Hand Painted Mugs
    Decorate a set of mugs with pretty designs or their initials.
    Spotted at Wit and Whistle.
  • Personalized Frosted Glass 10 of 25
    Personalized Frosted Glass
    Learn how to frost glass cups and carafes.
    Get the tutorial at Centsational Girl.
  • First Plant as a Married Couple 11 of 25
    First Plant as a Married Couple
    Fill an old milk crate with succulents for a rustic and unique gift for the bride and groom.
    Spotted at Style Me Pretty.
  • Heart Blanket 12 of 25
    Heart Blanket
    Make them a heart blanket in their favorite colors.
    Spotted at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Love Map 13 of 25
    Love Map
    Mark the spots where the couple met, got married and live now on a love map.
    Find out more at Minimoz.
  • Catalog of Love 14 of 25
    Catalog of Love
    Start a catalog of love for the new couple by making their wedding card. As years go by they can fill in the rest.
    Get the tutorial at Design Sponge.
  • Anthropologie Inspired Bookcase 15 of 25
    Anthropologie Inspired Bookcase
    Make the love birds a book case they can use for years to come.
    Find out how at WhollyKao.
  • Heart String Art 16 of 25
    Heart String Art
    A beautiful gift that anyone and I mean anyone can make.
    Get the tutorial at Green Wedding Shoes.
  • Granny Square Pillow 17 of 25
    Granny Square Pillow
    Make a colorful granny square pillow keepsake.
    Find out more at According to Matt.
  • Geography Pillow 18 of 25
    Geography Pillow
    Embroider the happy couple a pillow showing the states or countries they both come from.
    Get the tutorial at In Between Laundry.
  • Cutting Board 19 of 25
    Cutting Board
    Make a set of cutting boards and if you're really feeling adventurous engrave their names into it.
    Get the tutorial at Centsational Girl.
  • Picnic Basket in a Suitcase 20 of 25
    Picnic Basket in a Suitcase
    A picnic basket is a fun gift for couples who love to spend time outdoors.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • Dreaming of You Pillowcases 21 of 25
    Dreaming of You Pillowcases
    Here is an inexpensive gift you can make.
    Get the tutorial at My Handcrafted Home.
  • Instagram Scrapbook 22 of 25
    Instagram Scrapbook
    Use pictures the newlyweds put up on Instagram to create a scrapbook dedicated to them.
    Check it out at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Serving Platter 23 of 25
    Serving Platter
    A wine and cheese loving couple will appreciate a handmade gift like this.
    Find out more at Wit and Whistle.
  • Painted Spoons 24 of 25
    Painted Spoons
    Give them a set of hand painted spoons to add to their kitchen
    Get the tutorial at A Pretty Cool Life.
  • Plates and Bowls 25 of 25
    Plates and Bowls
    Make them a special set of plates and bowls.
    Check it out at Urban Comfort.

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