Advice & DIY

Wedding Advice

Welcome to Artfully Wed!

Borrowed & Bleu is excited to announce its rebranding – welcome to Artfully Wed!

10 Adorable Ideas for Summer Engagement Sessions

10 cute ideas for outdoor summer engagement sessions!

How to Choose Bridal Lingerie

HerRoom’s tips for how to choose bridal lingerie that will flatter you in your wedding dress!

Free Printable Thumbprint Wedding Guest Book

Download our free printable thumbprint wedding guest book!

Choosing a Wedding Dress to Flatter Your Figure

A handy little infographic guide to choosing a wedding dress to flatter your figure.

Take Your Scalpel and Shove It: Why I Don’t Believe in Bridal Perfection

Why I don’t believe in “bridalplasty” and bridal perfection.

What’s In Season: Spring Wedding Flowers Part I

Part One of a brief guide to in-season flowers for spring weddings.

How to Tie the Perfect Bow

Learn how to tie the perfect ribbon bow on a gift box!

What’s In Season: A Guide to Winter Wedding Flowers

A brief guide to four popular in-season winter wedding flowers: amaryllis, anemone, camellia and ranunculus.

What’s In Season: A Guide to Fall Wedding Flowers

A brief guide to four popular in-season fall wedding flowers: chrysanthemum, dahlia, marigold and zinnia.

Serve Up Drinks & Dessert with a Double-Duty Bar

Make the most of your wedding reception with a double-duty bar to serve cocktails and desserts!

How To Pick the Best Shapewear for Your Wedding Dress

Va Bien co-founder and fit expert Marianne Gimble weighs in on how to choose the best shapewear for your wedding dress.

3 Cocktails for a Spring Bridal Shower

If you’re hosting a bridal shower this spring, you can impress your guests with these pretty, easy-to-make cocktails!

Cultural Wedding Trends: Sofreh Aghd

A look at the Iranian wedding tradition sofreh aghd.

Get Fit and Wedding Dress Ready

The founder of the Figure Method shares the best exercises to get toned to look your best in your wedding dress.

5 Reasons to Choose an Independent Jeweler for Your Engagement Ring

Five reasons why getting a custom engagement ring designed by a local jeweler might be the best choice for you.

{video tutorial} DIY Spring Bouquets

Hannah, the floral expert at H. Bloom, shares a video tutorial on making your own spring bouquet!

A Toast to the Bride

Tips for hosting a delicious bridal event from wedding planner Alison Hotchkiss for Cupcake Vineyards.

DIY Pie Pop Wedding Favors

Make your own edible wedding favors – Pie Pops – with this DIY tutorial from Pillsbury!

DIY Engraved Wedding Candle

A DIY tutorial for engraving a candle for your wedding!

DIY Felt Succulent Table Decor

This easy DIY project allows you to make your own wedding table decor in the form of a felt succulent in a chalkboard pot!

DIY Guest Book: Signature Platter

Brina Bujkovsky of The Younique Boutique shares a fabulous guest book alternative: a signature platter! I made one myself based on her instructions, so continue reading for the step-by-step guide, as well as my own notes on the process.

DIY Romantic Rose Headband

Learn how to make a Romantic Rose Headband with satin ribbon, faux pearls, lace and vintage-style buttons for Valentine’s Day or elegant winter and spring weddings with our step-by-step instructions and photos.

DIY Wedding Guest Book with Instant Film

Guest author Caroline Tien-Spalding of Sphynge Photography explains how to make a photo wedding guest book with a photo book designed online and instant film!