Add Functionality and Beauty to the Backyard with a Pergola

Build your own pergola with tips from top home improvement pros

As fall hits full stride, now is the perfect time to enjoy backyard time with family and friends. Top landscape designers say autumn is also a good time to dig into projects that can take your backyard living experience to the next level.

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A pergola adds visual interest and a comfortable, protected gathering area to the backyard living space. (Photo: Business Wire)

According to landscape designer, Doug Scott, pergolas are a popular backyard addition, and for good reason. They add both functional value and aesthetic interest to virtually any outdoor living space.

“In addition to creating a comfortable, protected outdoor gathering space, pergolas are also a beautiful addition to your yard,” Scott said. “They inject a certain level of architectural interest, while complimenting your home and your property’s

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A Socially Distant Wedding in the Bride’s Boho Backyard

When Harneet Sidhu met Sim Brar online in May 2019, they say “they felt as if they’d known each other their whole lives.”

It came as no surprise when Sim, a software engineer, proposed to his Harneet, a school teacher, just seven months later. He enlisted the help of Harneet’s sister when it came time to pop the question, creating a handmade scrapbook that would house the ring. “Already excited about the idea of a scrapbook, I opened it up, and on the very first page was written ‘Our Wedding Day,’ with the engagement ring resting on the page. It was thoughtful, sweet, and the best way I could have imagined,” exclaims Harneet.

With a ring on her finger, the bride knew exactly where she wanted to say “I do” to Sim: her parent’s backyard in Vancouver, British Columbia. “It had been a dream of mine to have a boho-style

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38 Instagram Captions For Backyard Wedding Celebration Pics & The Romantic Mems

Your wedding day came in the blink of an eye. Now, your siblings are setting up white chairs in your backyard as you slip on the gown of your dreams in your bedroom. In this moment, you’re excited and nervous at the same time, and daydreaming about the stunning photos you’re going to pose for after saying, “I do.” The sweet, little details such as the Instagram captions for backyard wedding celebration pics are already taken care of for you, so you can simply focus on soaking up the wedding day bliss.

There’s something truly unique and intimate about having a small wedding celebration in your backyard, and you don’t want to forget one second of it. You’ll want to remember grabbing your bouquet off the kitchen counter and seeing your closest friends take their seats from the other side of the window. When you’re standing in front of your

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