Lush florals go ring-shaped with this DIY floral hoop backdrop

I love a good hoop bouquet, but those handy floral hoops can be used for more than just a great alternative bouquet. I've created a series of hoops flowing with greenery and flora that can be used a wedding ceremony backdrop, reception decor, or even a place card holder.

With this DIY floral hoop backdrop, you can add as many floral picks as you like to make it as lush as you can imagine. Artificial flowers let you create a backdrop that can go from wedding to living room permanently. It's the beauty of realistic artificial flowers!

Here are the steps to go from a simple hoop to intricate backdrop in no time…

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Cacti, skulls, & rainbows: what's hot in offbeat bouquets and flowers

Looking for inspiration to take your bouquet or wedding flower game up to eleven? We tapped the talents of our offbeat wedding vendors to see what new trends were popping up in wedding flowers. We found some fabulously offbeat bouquets and flowers that played with colors, textures, and all kinds of details.

From ombre rainbows and underwater scenes to baby cacti and comic book paper flowers, there was a TON to see. Here are a few of my favorite unique wedding flowers and bouquets…

Clearly these acrylic wedding accessories will match all your decor

Clearly there are already too many "clear" decor puns that I could put here, so I'll spare you. But I just wanted to be transparent about my love for these acrylic wedding accessories (think menus, signs, place cards, drink labels, cake toppers, and even clear wedding invitations!). You can really see through to how fun these would be at your wedding. It's clear they'll match your decor like whoa. Okay, so I lied about sparing you the "clear" puns, but seriously, these acrylic wedding decor items are SO chic.

You've got to take a clear look…