19 Of The Worst DIY Wedding Fails

Shrek Wedding

Weddings are an incredibly exciting event for all involved, but they can also be tricky to navigate if you are on a budget. Whether you're concerned about budgeting for a wedding or simply want to put your own creative touch on the special day, do-it-yourself projects can be just the way to do accomplish both!

Now cue the Internet. Oh, the Internet. What a fruitful, yet sometimes dangerous place! You can go from never touching a craft to being a professional within minutes, right? Well, unfortunately, that is not always the case and the below 20 DIY wedding fails are here to prove it! Whether it's a bride who wanted to add something special to their own dress, or the addition of "personal" touches put on wedding photos, this collection of fails is sure to make you want to hire a professional!

19 We are pretty sure this was supposed to say "we do"... but when it comes to hanger art things can get kind of dicey!

Wedding cake fail

18 Love can get a little messy sometimes... especially when it comes to writing it on mason jars!

Mason jar love fail

17 You know you have a problem when the before lantern is round and the after is... flat!

Wedding doily fail

16 When you are in such a hurry to get married, you decide to add some racing flames on your dress - just to get the point across.

Flame wedding dress

15 Because Pinterest told you that you didn't need to hire a hairstylist for the big day – do it yourself, they said... it'll be fun, they said...

Wedding hair fail

14 Someone decided not to hire a professional photographer and the end results are... well... this!

Tractor bride fail

13 Reasons to Hire a Professional Photographer: "Part Two"

Wedding picture fail

12 Sweet little tea-time cookies to send home with guests seemed like an easy enough idea, right?

Wedding teabag fail

What we're all really wondering: What are the little specks that ended up in the cookies on the right? Because the ones on the left... do not have them.

11 Add great color to your big day with some beautiful blobs... I mean yarn balloons!


Balloon fail

10 Maybe the person who was working on these wedding centerpieces is more of a "cup half-full" type of person?

Candle tea cup fail

9 When your dreams of a wedding send-off are filled with glowing glittery magic! It turns out reality is a lot less glowing and a lot more clumpy!

Wedding glitter jar

8 This cake is full of inspiring words and a less than steady base!

Leaning wedding cake fail

7 DIY earring backs AKA Elmer's Glue!

6 When you let your groom make the gifts for his groomsmen...

Razor wrench fail

5 What a wonderful idea: little rainbow cakes in a jar for children attending the wedding!

Rainbow cake fail

Kids aren't too picky, are they?

4 When you reach your breaking point and can't handle glueing anymore lace or cutting anymore ribbon.

Wedding decoration fail

3 It would appear the piece is made out of balloons... I don't see that on Pinterest anywhere!

2 The DIY glitter wedding piece fails seem to be a common theme! Those pesky specks of glitter appear to be the real bridezillas!

Wedding glitter fail

1 When you let your crazy uncle make the wedding cake to save a few bucks...

Redneck wedding cake

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