Want to have a meaningful wedding that doesn’t cater to the multi-billion-dollar wedding industry? Want to have a personalized wedding that celebrates your love as well as the ethical standards that guide your life? Want to wear and decorate with and eat and share only things you love, and that love the Earth?
Weddings + Showers
There’s not a lot that’s more charming than a sprig of flowers and greenery and ribbon worn on one’s lapel.
Yes, you can DIY your wedding dress!
Lize-sized Monopoly, anyone? Giant Jenga? Supersized Scrabble!
A handful of my friends had outdoor weddings, and I love the way that they incorporated the natural scenery into their wedding decor. These are some of the outdoor wedding ideas inspired by my own friends’ beautiful wedding ceremonies.
What do you say–would YOU be brave enough to cut into a wedding dress?
These colorful DIY napkin rings are made from an old paper towel tube!
Whether you’re planning a small dinner party, a family reunion, or your wedding, we’ve got centerpiece ideas for you! Check out these beautiful DIY centerpieces, big and small.
Planning wedding favors that are in line with your environmental ideals can be a little bit tricky. At my wedding we gave out an assortment of organic seed packets, but I wish I’d thought to make these sweet DIY seed bomb wedding favors instead!
Want an eco-friendly wedding with plenty of handmade components, but you don’t necessarily want it to *look* like it was cobbled together by a gang of amateur crafters?
Rustic chic is the look that you’re looking for. A rustic chic wedding emphasizes vintage and natural materials, and a simplicity of construction that both makes the projects more do-able, and keeps them from looking overdone. With rustic chic’s additional emphasis on salvaged, one of a kind components over mass-produced commodities, it’s also a look that works well with modest budgets.
Are you planning a DIY wedding? Here are 55 chalkboard ideas to get you inspired!
Worried about the ethics of the floral trade?
Struggling to find organically-grown, fair trade cut flowers?
You may want to skip the politics altogether, and simply make your own bouquet and other floral pieces for your wedding. You’ll invest more time in the process, definitely, but you’ll definitely save money, and your wedding will be all the greener for it.
Show your love for the planet with a DIY wedding dress! You can make your dress from scratch, upcycle a dress, or hire a crafter to make a DIY wedding dress just for you!