Spring is a season that boasts the feeling of renewal, growth, and excitement. It is by far the most romantic season with flowers and trees in bloom and the warm weather finally settling in after a frigid winter. In fact, this is why spring is the perfect time of the year to have a wedding. If you have been dreaming of a garden wedding filled with
flowers in the aisle, walkway, on your dress and even in your hair, spring is the perfect time to do your wedding.
Creating a season-appropriate wedding affair is ideal. What better way to start planning for your wedding than to think about some creative DIY wedding ideas for spring! Whether it is the flower arrangement, décor or just favors, you can do it yourself. Check out these 7 amazing DIY ideas for your spring wedding in the Pacific Northwest, Portland.
1. Rustic Outdoor seating
If you are planning a rustic inspired wedding in the Pacific Northwest, Portland, consider taking it to the outdoors. Spring provides the perfect time of the year to take your wedding outdoors because it is not normally blazing hot yet. For an affordable, yet crafty DIY outdoor seating space, line up bales of hay and then cover them up with shabby chic blankets or fun quilts for crafty and classy outdoor seating.
2. Musical Favors
Try thinking out of the box when it comes to gifting your guests. Remember those mixed cd’s you used to swoon over? Guess what? People still adore them. Gifting your guests with a soundtrack from your wedding will make the perfect favors for your guests. Make sure to mix them up with your favorite dance tracks, love songs, and all-time classics. This is a sure way to please your guests. Take some time to create a mixed CD and then duplicate it to gift your guest. List the songs on your custom cd label or case coupled with a picture of you and your groom to be. This way, your guests will have something to remind them of your wedding, and they can still use again.
3. Colorful Floral Centerpiece
Spring is a time of color. For your DIY centerpieces, you will need colorless vases, bright bouquets of flowers and whole or sliced fruits. Place the fruits in the vase of your floral arrangement. For an extra pop of vibrant, natural spring colors and texture, add oranges, lemons or lime slices to your flower arrangement.
4. Floral Crown
If you are looking for a little extra whimsy, DIY your own floral crown. Flowers seem to be taking the world by storm probably because they bring fresh, natural beauty to your bridal look. Use baby’s breath flowers to make a gorgeous statement for your spring wedding.
5. Moss + flower backdrop
Now, this is another crazy creative DIY idea for a spring wedding. This masterpiece may require the expertise of a radical green thumb to pull it off, otherwise, leave it to the pros. This DIY moss+ flower wall can create the perfect backdrop, be transitioned into a photo booth or even a cake table backdrop at your reception and it can be used an entire day.
6. Potted Table numbers
This is another creative DIY idea. You will need to have the numbers beautifully calligraphed, either by you or a professional. After that, simply add them to potted succulents. If you are using terra cotta pots to hang your calligraphed numbers, spray them to match your pots before planting them. The good thing about these potted table numbers is that they will blend with any type of centerpiece. For best results, start planting them weeks in advance. They can also be an excellent gift for your guests to take home since they will grow for a long time with the minimal amount of water.
7. Seed Packet Favors
Seed packet favors are a creative DIY wedding idea for spring. One of the best parts of spring is planting a garden. So why not hand out these fun and creative favors in the form of seed packets. To make the favors look a little more vintage, consider getting a wheel barrel, filling it with fertile soil and planting the packets one after another in it. You can also use different sized or colored pots on a table, or even flower boxes to place the boxes. Although inexpensive, these favor ideas will have a really fun impact on your wedding.