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The Century House is a one-stop shop for all your Wedding wants...but for those couples looking to get their hands dirty with planning, we’ve got some amazing DIY ideas for you. Some we’ve already seen first hand and others we’re excited to try...but either way it’s looking like a fall afternoon of fun for you! Creating DIY details should be a rewarding experience that reflects you and your fiance to your guests, while also enhancing your theme.

When it comes to the decor, The Century House helps out a lot with putting together your room! We provide circular mirrors and votives for tables, or have additions like floating candles to deck out your dining experiences. Our team is all in when it comes to your centerpieces too! Bring in your ideas and we will help replicate and reproduce your construction.

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Now, the important question? What’s left for you to do? That’s where your imagination can really take off! From a digital enthused couples, to those with the taste for rustic chic, we’ve dug around and found some projects that are down to make your day. Today’s roundups highlight every kind of couple, so let your DIY-nerd-flag fly and get ready for some fun!

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The Tech-Savvy, Non-Traditionalist

We may be a business enriched with a deep history, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have a few ideas on how to bring your wedding into the 21st century and beyond! For the tech savvy brides and grooms out there, QR codes in your invitations would be a cool way to get smartphone interactive. It will certainly increase your RSVP game. An interactive photo booth or custom couple’s playlist (share a link or CD!) are always great ways to bring in tech to your wedding. Electronic scrapbooks are also popular, and they save you the hassle of printing out your memories. We’ve found that cake toppers are also a great way to get creative without having to be too crafty. Websites like BoobleGr.com allow you to make a custom cake topper that looks like you and your significant others. Who knew!?

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The Gifted Green Thumb

If the romance is blooming but your creative juices are stuck, start by creating mini flower pot favors! Mind cacti and succulent pots are a great way to double as place cards for guests or extra greeny. Emphasize your floral arrangements or centerpieces with log slices or a small bird cages. It can take your flat florals to sophisticated village vibes. We also think that your killer bouquets can outlast just the wedding night. Keep your flowers and use a shadow box or deep set frame to put some dried flowers from your special day on display.

The Anti-Artsy

We also have seen many easy projects for those who are...creatively impaired. A DIY light display is not too techy and you already know hanging lights are totally in right now...so try layering string lights to create a magical vibe that will have your friends and family thinking someone else set it up! A vintage suitcase is the least basic place to store wedding cards. Look how this couple used an old frame, paper, and string to display their seating chart! It's simple to do, and simply chic! If you want to keep the kids at your wedding at bay in a cute way, find a decorative bag and fill with paper pads, crayons, and candy. 

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Bohemian, Chic, Antique!

Boho brides and grooms listen up! The possibilities are limitless when constructing decorations for a garden inspired, rustic wedding. One idea we love is doing an in real life family tree. Take vintage photos from weddings past and hang them on an actual tree. This idea adds meaning and whimsy to your day and will certainly be a hit with your guests. Need someplace to hold drinks? Mason jars are a must, but try a painted ladder and wood planks to create the most perfectly romantic yet industrial setting. Add some burlap and lace and you’re pretty much set.

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