04/11/2017 2:20 AM IST

11 Talented Brides Who DIYed Their Own Wedding Gowns And Impressed Us All

So beautiful!👰

Call it a true labor of love.

While most brides purchase their gowns from a bridal retailer, some brave and talented women opt to make their own dresses for the big day instead. Below, meet and marvel at 11 women who DIYed their wedding dresses in some way ― whether it meant airbrushing it by hand, sewing up a storm or crocheting the thing top to bottom. 

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