Today's average wedding costs around GBP 18,000, so the appeal of doing it yourself has never been greater. Crafty and creative brides-to-be need look no farther than this hip, budget-friendly wedding planner. Here are 40 original, affordable and time-saving projects that brides on a deadline just can't live without. There's everything from hand-stamped cocktail napkins to bead-and-lace bridal slippers and a super-cool "Just Married" sign. Four-colour, step-by-step illustrations, easy-to-read templates and pattern guides take the mystery out of creating these wedding keepsakes. Helpful sidebars provide time estimates, so savvy brides-to-be can plan out their projects and count down confidently to their special day.
The author of The DIY Bride 9781561589647 and founder of the award-winning DIYBride.com, Khris Cochran has been sharing crafty ideas with hands-on brides-to-be since 2000.