Any bride who loves arts and crafts, would definitely want to be a DIY bride, because, let’s face it, it is so much fun, and you have the greatest reward in knowing that your wedding will be truly yours, because you have instilled your own personal touch. If you can handle it, then there is nothing and no one (apart from your fiancé who might worry about the stress of it all). You can definitely start with DIY wedding invitations, and even get your bridesmaids and family members involved in getting them all done.

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So what you do, if you have chosen the path of DIY wedding invitations? Well, let me tell you, there are many options for you, but this time around, we are going to focus on how you can use beads and make your DIY wedding invitations fabulous.

Types of Beads

There are many types of beading available in the market, which you could choose from depending on the theme you opt for, from the choice of a rustic wedding to and elegant wedding.  Depending on the look you are going for, you have the option of using any of the following types of beads.

  • Base Metals Beads
  • Bone Beads
  • Clay Beads
  • Crystal Beads
  • Glass Beads
  • Pearl Beads
  • Plastic Beads
  • Precious Metals Beads
  • Seed Beads
  • Semiprecious Stones Beads
  • Shell Beads
  • Wood Beads

Patterns and Styles

When it comes to using beads for your DIY handmade wedding invitation, there are patterns or styles you can select, from floral designs or flourishes to baroque designs such as damask (where the use of seed beads would be advised) to modern patterns such as stripes, polka dots, chevron and more. If you do not want to create a pattern on your DIY wedding invitations, but would rather use your beading embellishments sporadically or as a focal element, then you can do so too. Using beading for accents, or to make specific elements such as chandeliers, fairy lights design, or borders, to shapes such as circles, square and hearts, or even use the on strings and ribbons, all of that is possible. If you want to see some examples of ways in which you can use beading for a great DIY wedding invitation, find some inspiration on DreamDay InvitationsHandmade Wedding Invitations Diva Collection.

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