Calling all 2024 (and beyond) brides and grooms! Whether you’re finalizing your party plans or recently got engaged, these four DIY wedding decor projects will help you personalize your celebration while also sticking to a budget. 

The best part? They’re easy to make and can be kept or used again after the big day.

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How To Make an Arch for Your Wedding 

This DIY wooden wedding arch is simple yet elegant, all while making a lasting impact. It also only took us two hours to build! We chose to use inexpensive materials that aren’t meant to last, but with a few tweaks, you could then keep this arch outside in your yard throughout the year.  

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Pallet Makeover: Wedding Sign

The best thing about this wooden pallet sign is that you can have it say whatever you want. Create one as a welcome sign, have it list out your custom cocktails or food menu, or personalize it even more with your names and wedding date.

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How To Build a Cake Stand

This is another quick, easy, and cheap project to add a personal spin to your wedding while making something you can continue to keep and use. The project plan includes directions on how to build three different tops and two different bases, so you can mix and match to create the look you love. 

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DIY Solution for Hanging String Lights

Need to set up hanging party lights but don’t have convenient spots to attach them? We’ve got you covered with these DIY stands and posts that you can move wherever you need. 

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Browse the DIY archives for even more party-focused projects, like these wooden outdoor lanterns, this helpful DIY buffet table, or this fun tiki bar.