Easy Rustic Wedding Crafts

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With two daughters getting married next year, I have been looking for creative ways to keep those wedding costs down!  Luckily there are lots of wedding crafts that are really simply to complete, look elegant and tasteful and are easy on the budget.

One craft that I have been continuing to make more of are the table number holders out of vintage thread spools.  They are fun to make but I must say I like making them from spools that are already empty rather than having to unwind all of that thread!

While searching for some other craft ideas, I narrowed it down to those with a rustic, shabby chic or vintage style to share with you here.  All of the tutorials are easy to follow.  Just click on the photos to get all of the instructions!

Rustic Wedding Crafts:

DIY wedding programs from burlap and patterned paper by Intimate Weddings.

1.  DIY Wedding Programs – Here is a unique way to create wedding programs using one of my favorite materials – Burlap!  Combining it with vintage patterned paper gives a nice romantic feel.  I also love the wire basket to hold all of the programs in!

Heirloom bouquet by Junk Shop Bride.

2.  Brooch Bouquet – This is one of my favorites and one that I am in the process of making myself.  A collection of vintage brooches makes a beautiful bouquet.  I love the fact that you can make these bouquets long ahead of time and they will still be fresh and beautiful on the day of the wedding!

DIY Rope Words By Green Wedding Shoes.

3.  Rope Words – A great way to label chairs or make signs is with rope words.  I love the simple rustic look – it really is easier to do than it may look!

Chalkboard wedding signs by Craftzine.

4.  Chalkboard Signs – It’s always a good idea to have some directional signs at a wedding and these chic chalkboard signs certainly fit the bill.

Colored mason jars for centerpieces by 100 Layer Cake.

5.  Colored Mason Jars – Mason jars are fun to use for centerpieces buy painting the insides is a unique twist.  A coat of paint to the inside adds some glossy color to coordinate with the wedding colors.

Happy Crafting!

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  1. Hello,
    Thank you for sharing your wonderful ideas.

    here is a trick to get the thread off the sppols easily.
    Use a razor blade or a box cutter blade and draw it over the thread and is should just fall off.
    But be careful not to hit the wood.

    have fun and enjoy creating for the weddins.

    1. Thanks for the tip Melissa! That sounds like a much easier way to remove thread from the spools 🙂

  2. These are really nice ideas! Love the Mr. and Mrs. done in sisal rope!

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