Customize This: The Best Customization & DIY Sites
We’re lucky enough to live in a world where we can customize and create pretty much anything with the quick click of a button. And what better place to put your own personal stamp on things than your wedding. So for those of you creative and crafty brides who are looking for ways to personalize your wedding, we’ve rounded up of the best sites and apps for all create your own custom projects!
Craftgawker: It’s a photo gallery of handmade crafts and DIY projects. Get inspired, search for something specific and be taken to that specific blog or site for the how to’s! There’s a free app too!
ifontmaker ($6.99): Yes, you can even create your own font on this nifty little iPad app. It’s quite sophisticated and has dozens of options. Here’s my masterpiece. I call it “Rose”.
Zazzle: For hundreds of personalization and custom options, Zazzle has it all. From stationery and invitations to clothing, mugs and accessories, it’s the place to customize your own anything.
Wedding Chicks Custom Monogram: All you need is paper and a printer, and the Wedding Chicks will do everything else for you. Find a template you like, choose from an array of colors and styles, and voila, you have your custom monogram within minutes.
Spoonflower: Create your own custom fabric, wallpaper or wall decal – just upload your designs and let Spoonflower do the rest! Perfect if you want a custom tie, bow tie, fabric for your bouquet or wrapping paper for your gifts and favors!
Shoes of Prey: Design your own perfect bridal shoe. This is what I’ll be wearing to my sister Alessandra’s wedding (we’ve been instructed to wear something in the black and gold color scheme). At $329 it’s not bad right? Well, maybe I should find a dress first.
GemKitty, Gemvara & Delusha: At GemKitty, you can design your own semi-precious stone jewelry. Gemvara offers precious stones and metals. And Delusha allows you to create your own beaded necklaces, bracelets and earrings.
BlankLabel: Build your own custom dress shirt for the men in your wedding – from fabric to color to cuff, buttons and even monogramming.
CustomMade: Have something ultra specific that you are looking for but can’t seem to find the perfect product? Just post your project to CustomMade and people from their maker community will bid on your project (I’m currently having dining room chair cushions made via this site and am having a lovely experience). Marie Antoinette shoes anyone?
Animoto: For the technically challenged, heres an awesome site that allows you to turn your photos, video clips, and music into professionally looking videos to share with everyone. It’s fast, free, and easy!