DIY this super easy ping pong ball light garland

DIY weddings are more popular than ever since DIY projects can save you beaucoup bucks in the process. So if you need some seriously pretty mood lighting for your DIY decor, this easy ping pong ball light garland is your go-to DIY wedding project. Plus, they function as garland/bunting for a ceremony backdrop of for stringing along the ceiling in your venue.

They're cheap, easy to make, and they look gorgeous lighting the rest of your decor (and photo ops!). The ping pong balls give off a warm, soft glow, perfect for setting the mood.

Here's how to make these killer lights…

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Calling all weirdos in love: this free printable cake topper banner is for you

One of my favorite quotes that we've featured on Offbeat Bride is this little snippet from Robert Fulghum and is about "mutual weirdness." As a weirdo with a penchant for similar weirdos, this resonates for me. I decided to whip up a DIY printable cake topper banner with "mutual weirdness" as its theme. Let's see how it's made!

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Aliya & Michael's authentic homage to life beyond “meh” wedding

These two are self-actualizing superheroes who know how to throw a party that means something to them, even managing to bring in their passion for social justice. Plus, it's got some amazing details: gorgeous red dress, awesome rustic centerpieces, sweet ceremony readings. And you definitely need to see how the groom pranked the bride at the reception. Hint: All the Single Ladies would totally get it.

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Katina & Nefi's intimate DIY state park wedding

Things to love about this gorgeous forest-y wedding: comic book paper flowers, the bride's amazing vintage dress, their geeky location signs, lots of DIY projects, and their mutual deep love of FOOD (and each other!). Plus, they are both chic as hell. Wait until you hear the bride's sneaky trick on the groom. Hint: it involves cake.