There’s always one guest who pushes to the front to catch the wedding bouquet. That would be us. This week we’re celebrating the season, with expert tips–from brides who’ve been there–on foraged flowers, outdoor weddings, and staying sane if it rains:
- We hear about love among the chickens–and other secrets to a happy life–from Reading My Tea Leaves blogger Erin Boyle, who shares her top tips for keeping an outdoor wedding simple in this week’s Expert Advice post.
- Bride on a budget? No one will ever suspect if you follow Justine’s advice for a $20 bouquet in this week’s DIY post.
- Nothing is more elegant than an outdoor wedding carried off with confidence. Blogger Emily Schuman of Cupcakes and Cashmere shares 11 Ideas to Steal she learned from her own outdoor wedding (heart-shaped lawn included).
- In this week’s Garden Visit, we tour a historic Hollywood estate built in 1904 and saved from the wrecking ball by a remodel that transformed it into a hotel (and its barn into a romantic wedding venue).
- Should every house have a roof overhang? We explore the pros and cons of roof overhangs in this week’s Hardscaping 101 post. Meanwhile, delve into the nitty gritty of roofing materials with our posts about Wood Shake and Shingle roofs, Clay Roof Tiles, Standing Seam Metal Roofs, and Gutter Guards, Explained.
- SF-based garden designer Beth Mullins creates a pitch perfect garden for an updated midcentury Eichler house–and is available all weekend to answers any and all questions. Catch up with her in this week’s The Landscape Designer Is In post.
The celebration continues on Remodelista, where the editors are throwing a Wedding Party all week long.