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…
An eagle-eyed reader spotted the mirror garland hanging in the trees behind Matt and Jescia’s outdoor ceremony and demanded to know (okay, truth: politely and graciously asked) if the couple could share their DIY secret. Here’s what Jescia had to say.
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!
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.
A hardcore band nerd married a bookworm who doesn’t know how to play a kazoo properly, but damned if they didn’t totally celebrate their shared loves of science fiction, games, music, and all things ridiculous. With a modest budget, they had a wedding that had something for everyone: board games, frisbee, a photo booth, dancing, booze, and lots and lots of BBQ.