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.