Wedding Planning

16 Creative DIY Ideas for Your Winter Wedding

16 Creative DIY Ideas for Your Winter Wedding

Put your creative skills to use with one of these DIY ideas for your winter wedding or holiday events.

 

 

DIY scented soy candles

 

 

Merry & Bright

 

Combine freshly cut pine branches with this DIY soy candle for a winter-scented wedding favor or centerpiece.

 

 

 

DIY skis wedding guest book

 

 

Hit the Slopes

 

For an easy guest book alternative, grab a pair of old skis or find a wooden pair for everyone to sign. If you two are avid skiiers, this will make a memorable addition to your home.

 

 

 

DIY snowflake table runner

 

 

A Classic DIY

 

Paper snowflakes are a simple and versatile craft to make around the holidays. Cut out snowflake patterns to use for garland or this unique table runner.

 

 

 

DIY winter scene centerpiece

 

 

Let It Glow

 

For something more intricate, try this winter take on paper lanterns. This glowing winter scene adds elegance to any tablescape.

 

 

 

DIY ornament crafting station

 

 

Christmas Crafting

 

If you’re hosting a bridal shower around Christmas, an ornament crafting station is a great activity to keep everyone entertained. You can even use this idea for the kids’ table at your wedding reception.

 

 

 

DIY hot chocolate bar

 

 

Cocoa & Cocktails

 

And for the adults, create a stylish hot chocolate bar featuring some boozy options. Take it a step further by adding enamel mug favors for everyone to sip on during and after the wedding.

 

 

 

DIY snow globe ornaments

 

 

Winter Wonderland

 

Send your guests home with these DIY snow globe ornaments, or hang them on a tree for a festive seating chart.

 

 

 

DIY macrame holiday backdrop

 

 

Rustic Charm

 

If you prefer winter DIY ideas sans the typical snowflake themes and motifs, try creating this macrame backdrop for your photo booth.

 

 

 

DIY pinecone and cranberry garland

 

 

Seasonal Staples

 

Besides the traditional holiday wreaths, pinecones and cranberries scream winter. Incorporate these two to create this colorful winter decoration.

 

 

 

DIY snow covered pinecones

 

 

Fresh Powder

 

Celebrate the winter wonderland (minus the freezing temps) with these snow covered pinecones. Gather them in a planter box for a centerpiece that glistens just like the new snowfall.

 

 

 

DIY glitter deer head

 

 

Deerly Beloved

 

If you want a little more sparkle, deck the halls with DIY glitter deer head art. Use it to decorate the mantlepiece in your home or on your welcome table.

 

 

 

Festive winter tablescape

 

 

Festive Details

 

For easy DIY ideas, get inspired by this tablescape to create some chic rustic décor. All you need are photo frames and tree branches to create a stylish backdrop (deer optional).

 

 

 

DIY holiday gift baskets

 

 

Holiday Eats

 

‘Tis the season for plenty of delicious treats. As bridesmaid gifts or holiday gifts, wrap up a few sweet snacks and mini champagne bottles for a fancy (and tasty) present.

 

 

 

DIY maple syrup wedding favors

 

 

Bottle It Up

 

Take a cue from Buddy the Elf and send your guests home with one of the four main food groups: maple syrup. All you need are some adorable bottles and your favorite recipe.

 

 

 

DIY Christmas tree wedding favors

 

 

Environmentally Friendly

 

For an eco-friendly favor, send your guests home with evergreen tree seedlings. You can purchase burlap tree kits with step-by-step instructions for planting, or create your own seed pots out of common materials like newspapers.

 

 

 

DIY winter wedding cake topper

 

 

Frosted to Perfection

 

Using a cake pop, you can create a custom cake topper like this one to match your theme.