5 DIY Ideas for a Wedding Sweetheart Table

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 in DIY |

During your reception, the sweetheart table is like your little oasis. It’s a place to relax and enjoy your wedding with your new partner in life. So I think it’s nice to make that table really special. One way to do that is to decorate it with handmade or meaningful items.

These are 5 do-it-yourself projects that you can use to make a sweetheart table truly unique.

vintage book table runner wedding DIY

DIY Vintage Book Table Runner

Give new life to worn book pages with a table runner made using a decorative edging punch. This would also be a wonderful idea for old maps for a travel theme, or classic posters for a movie or rock and roll theme. Actually, the possibilities are endless.

Get the DIY tutorial at Better Homes and Gardens

lace wrapping paper candlestick wedding decor

DIY Lace Stenciled Wrapping Paper Candles

What’s more romantic than candlelight? These candles are wrapped with a DIY paper made by using lace as stencil, for a very modern and graphic look.

Get the DIY tutorial at Eddie Ross

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DIY dinner plate

DIY Dinner Plate Chargers

There are so many possibilities for what you can write on these dinner chargers to personalize them for you and your honey. A favorite love poem, or even your vows would make these special. But I think what I love most about the idea is that you can reuse them on your anniversary and relive your wedding day.

Get the DIY tutorial at Everything Fabulous via Enchanted Dream Weddings

fabric poppy wedding table tutorial

DIY Fabric Poppy Flowers

There’s just something really sweet about handmade flowers. I’m a big fan of anything that you can incorporate into your home from your wedding day. And I can see these flowers having a special place in a kitchen or livingroom as a beautiful reminder.

Get the DIY tutorial at JAQS Studio

bleach pen table runner wedding DIY

Hand-drawn Table Runner

Like the hand painted dinner chargers above, there are lots of possibilities for these table runners made with bleach pens. You can do simple patterns that relate to your wedding theme or meaningful words or phrases. While the book table runner has a vintage feeling, this table runner idea has more of a bohemian style.

Get the DIY tutorial at Show, Tell, Share

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