14 offbeat floral ties in skull print, watercolors, mosaics, and more

Floral ties are all the rage right now and you and/or your partner might be looking for a way to offbeat-ize the look. Flowers are fun in all kinds of formats, ties included. Plus, ties work on anyone getting married (groom, bride, or otherwise), so don't let the trend limit what you think you can wear.

Here are a few alternative and offbeat floral ties to try out to get the look you're going for including mosaic flowers, dark and chic flowers, hand-painted prints, lace florals, skulls, and even banana leaves…

1.6k

Ornaments, eucalyptus, and doorknobs?! 13 stunning & unusual wedding bouquets

When it comes to floral trends, not a lot changes over time: bouquets are usually lush florals that are timeless and classic for the most part. But there's no reason you can't rock something personalized, timeless, and totally YOU at the same time. From dried flowers to ornaments to felted balls to brooches and even doorknobs(!), bouquets can be as diverse as anyone.

Here are a few new trends I ran into that I couldn't help sharing…

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…