8 Simple DIY Projects For A Woodland Wedding

by Bridget Clegg
Woodland DIY Wedding Projects // Featured: The Knot Blog

Create an updated rustic wedding style by blending natural elements like moss, wood and cork with chic touches of gold and glass. Use woodsy design elements like antler motifs, pine cones and terrariums to bring the best of the outdoors to everything from the invitation suite to the reception table decor. Here are eight easy DIY projects for the wedding that draws inspiration from the romance of an enchanted forest!

Mini Terrarium Escort Cards

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Photo: Kelli Murray

Set up an enchanted entrance to the reception with a table full of cork bottle moss terrariums that serve as escort cards and favors. Learn how to make them here!

Moss Terrarium Centerpieces

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Photo: We Love Pictures

Arrange moss, twigs and wooden numbers in a glass globe vase to create rustic centerpieces that work as table numbers, too!

Gold-Dipped Pine Cone Escort Cards

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Collect pine cones (or buy them in bulk here) to make these gilded escort cards. Here's how to do it!

Stenciled Wood Table Numbers

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Photo: Wednesday

Print off your table number design and use Mod Podge to transfer it to wood slabs (like the ones here). You could also use this method to create a cute bar or menu sign! Follow the tutorial here.

Gold Foil Favor Box

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Photo: Tulle Box Designs

Find a punch with your favorite woodland creature and make these chic favor boxes for your guests. Here's the simple how-to!

Tree Stump Cake Stand

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Photo: SundayHatch

Make your own cake stand from a real tree and some wood glue! This tutorial walks you through the process.

Floral Antler Printable Invitation

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Photo: Wedding Chicks

Customize this pretty invitation suite and print the stationery yourself! You can download table numbers, escort cards and thank you cards with this design, too. Make your own set here.

Wooden Save The Date Magnet

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Photo: Katie Nathey

Stamp small wood slices with your wedding information, glue on a magnet and wrap in DIY kraft paper and vellum envelopes. Follow the steps here to make them!

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