Brides The Show's DIY masterclasses saw hundreds of eager brides try their hand at making creative decor details. Didn't manage to get a space in the packed-out lessons? Lucky you - we've collected the best advice from our experts...
Fancy yourself as a calligrapher? With calligraphy, it's all about the basics, and one thing I notice is how people hold their holders. Remember to hold the nib straight on the page for a smooth line. - Lucy Edmonds, Quill London
One mistake people make when papercutting is not flipping the paper over. Cutting your design back to front will create a slick line and allows you to hide any pencil marks. - Poppy Chancellor, illustrator and paper cutter
Rushing when working with paper can lead to ripping! When making
something intricate, like crêpe paper tassles, don't rush. You'll
notice the difference. - B, Pop Pop Papier
When it comes to flowers, do not be afraid to mix your colours. Flowers in your hair can look so chic for bridesmaids, or on your hen! Pinks, purples, yellows and greens are all complimentary and work really well. - Ricky Paul, Florist
To create a truly authentic silk flower, don't be afraid to mix up petal colours and shapes; in reality every flower is different - so they don't need to look exactly the same! - Christine, SewYeah!
Paper is an art form - and it's all about colour. Teaming subtle hues with punchy shades really exaggerates the shapes you can create with an Origami technique. - Esther, Origami-est