The Best Wedding Blogs of the Week

From a wedding held in an iconic baseball arena to a variety of ways to keep your wedding guests cool during the summer, we round up some of our favorite blog posts from all over the web.

The groom's colorful, floral-printed tie and the bride's job as a botanist inspired their thoughtful, foliage-filled wedding day. —Brooklyn Bride

Guest blogger Ilana Stern, CEO of Weddington Way, lets us in on a little secret in her latest post: An engagement photo shoot is a very, very good idea. Find out why! —Brides.com

Keep wedding guests cool at your summertime wedding with festive ideas from sun hats to a DIY ice cream sundae bars. —POPSUGAR

Sports fanatics, take note! A ballpark makes for an exciting and unusual wedding venue—just ask this adorable couple who tied the knot at the Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. —Brides.com

You're going to want to skip the traditional photo booth once you see this! A "slow-motion photo booth" captures your nearest and dearest on video as they dance, blow bubbles, toss confetti, and more, and then slows it way down for hilarious results. —The Broke Ass Bride

Looking for a luxurious color palette for your upcoming autumn wedding? Rich burgundy and gold make a perfect pair. See gorgeous wedding details for the color scheme, here. —Brides.com

This boho meets Morocco meets glamorous wedding in Ojai, California totally takes the cake for nailing every last pretty detail. From the lantern centerpieces to the DIY geode placecards, we can't get enough. —100 Layer Cake

Everyone has a friend or family member that they just don't quite get along with, but things get tricky when they're your future in-laws. Are you obligated to invite your groom's mother and sisters to your bridal shower? Our wedding etiquette experts weigh in. —Brides.com

Matching your bridesmaids' dresses to their bouquets pulls the look of your entire wedding party together. Get inspired by these dynamic duos! —Green Wedding Shoes

Blushing bride, indeed! Check out these eight easy tips for getting gorgeous wedding skin. —Brides.com

—Donna Kim

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