Posted December 9, 2013 | ♥ Leave a Comment
What does a Vespa engagement session look like? Meet Alice and Francesco, a newly engaged couple in Italy. Alice is a dancer and Francesco is a architect; they met each other for the first time at a gym class. Their engagement session was this past August in Northern Italy among a beautiful countryside with a Vespa Piaggio scooter. Erica from LES AMIS PHOTO captured their engagement session. See the photos and find out more…
Posted December 9, 2013 | ♥ 6 Comments
Hi, loves! Are you wondering what to give your bridesmaids as a gift? Or, are you still looking for last minute gift ideas for Christmas? We’re here to help. We know you’re busy planning your wedding and money is probably tight, especially this time of year. That’s why we’ve teamed up with the lovely Ryan of The Blooming Thread to offer a $50 Gift Certificate to one lucky reader. This shop has tons of beautiful accessories from which to choose like a pink ombre tote bag, lockets, necklaces, flower brooches, headphone pouches, and more. These accessories are totally feminine, modern, and ready for gift giving just in time for Christmas. And, there’s so many combinations of bridesmaid gifts under 50 you could get! Read on to see what we’ve combined… and tell us, what would you buy?
Posted December 9, 2013 | ♥ 10 Comments
Happy Monday! We’re kicking off this beautiful, snowy, brand-new week of handmade inspiration with a beautiful gold lace necklace we spotted over at Ava Hope Designs! I love this necklace’s chic lacy design and bit of shimmer. This necklace is ideal for the bride, but would work beautifully for her bridesmaid, MOH, or as a gift for a friend this holiday season. If you prefer this necklace in silver, it’s available, too! Read on to see more about this gold lace necklace and find out why shopping at Ava Hope Designs is doubly awesome. Plus, it just wouldn’t be Monday without a chance to win something pretty… so, be sure to look for the entry form on this post for your chance to win one for free! How’s that for a fantastic start to the week? ;)
Posted December 6, 2013 | ♥ 1 Comment
We always love to share the latest + greatest in handmade wedding finds. We spotted this single initial metal monogram cake topper by juliethefish designs and couldn’t wait to share! What I love most about this cake topper is how it can tie in to a variety of themes. Plus, it’s elegantly simple so it won’t overwhelm your cake or your decor. You can choose the size, letter, and even the font, if you’d prefer. Read on to get a closer look…
Posted December 6, 2013 | ♥ 11 Comments
Brides: are you looking for sparkly winter wedding ideas? You’ve come to the right place! Earlier this week, we talked about how a dash of glitter with gold rimming sugar can dazzle the wedding bar in an instant. Today, we’re sharing five additional ways to make your winter wedding pop with glamorous, sparkly accessories. And, it just wouldn’t feel like Friday without giving away one of these accessories, so we’ve teamed up with The Panache Bride to offer a must-have reception accessory to one lucky Emmaline Bride reader. Read on to be inspired + see what the secret giveaway item is!
Posted December 5, 2013 | ♥ Leave a Comment
Erika and Charlie’s Casa Marina wedding was a blast! Erika and Charlie chose the Casa Marina Resort for their wedding in Key West, Florida. Their wedding was exciting from start to finish. Watch this couple as they walk down the aisle, say I do, and party the night away dancing with family and friends! Photographing their amazing wedding was Filip from Filda Konec Photography. Catch the details, the people, and one lovely couple after the click…
Posted December 5, 2013 | ♥ Leave a Comment
Eco-loving brides: this one’s for you! We adore the beautiful eco-friendly jewelry pieces popping up at Twice. You’ve heard of giving jewelry to bridesmaids as gift, but have you considered eco-friendly jewelry options? Stefania, creator of Twice, says the goal of her company is, “to raise awareness of the problem of plastic waste by suggesting alternative ways to reuse plastic.” She also promotes the use of sustainable materials as a valuable alternative for plastic. For example, did you know a milk jug could be re-purposed to create these?
It’s true! Really makes you think twice, doesn’t it? ;) Read on to find out more, see a few of our hand-picked favorite eco-friendly jewelry options, and enter for a chance to win a gorgeous pair of earrings. Enjoy!
Posted December 5, 2013 | ♥ 11 Comments
Brides: have you thought about your wedding favors yet? Want yours to stand out among others? If your favor needs to be boxed, bagged, or packed with a pretty punch, this is the post for you! We’ve all heard of a wedding favor box, but did you know there are plenty of other creative options? Today we’ve rounded up seventeen unique wedding favor containers to prove it! Whether you need somewhere to store your handmade cookies, your eight thousand personalized m&ms, or want to display a cupcake in a more sophisticated container, you’ve come to the right place! Read on to see what we’ve found… plus, throw your name in the hat for a chance to win a set of twelve (oh-so-adorable) wedding cake slice boxes by our friends at Imeon Design. Enjoy!
Posted December 4, 2013 | ♥ 15 Comments
If you’re planning a chevron themed wedding, this is the perfect accessory for your bridal party. The gray and white chevron clutch with pink flower (or other color flower you prefer) fits all the wedding day essentials in one chic + convenient spot. Read on to find out more…
Posted December 4, 2013 | ♥ 3 Comments
Brides: get ready to make your wedding bar pop! We’ve told you about signature cocktails for weddings, how to make a wedding drink station, and we’ve showed you seven clever wedding drink accessories. Today, we’re sharing a new idea: gold cocktail rimming sugar! Gold rimming sugar dresses up your drinks in an instant… and it’s easy to do! Plus, it fits right in for winter and holiday themed weddings, parties, and new years soirees. Read on to find out more… plus, see how you can win gold cocktail rimming sugar for your bar from Dell Cove Spices — enough to rim 100 standard martini glasses!
Posted December 3, 2013 | ♥ 17 Comments
Brides: are you still looking for wedding theme ideas? We have a new one to share with you today! If you and/or your spouse-to-be love biking, a bicycle themed wedding may be the perfect choice for you! There are so many ways you can tie these bicycle themed wedding ideas into your perfect day, whether with favors, a unique guest book, by serving Fat Tire beer at your bar, or with a special bicycle themed art print that can be used as decor at your reception and beyond. (As a sidenote, I know how much Andrew loves biking, so this theme is especially close to my little handmade heart.) We’re sharing seventeen of our favorite bicycle themed wedding ideas with you today… which one is your favorite? Plus, we’re giving one of these away… and, I must warn you, it’s a pretty awesome gift from Michael Dexter Design. Let’s begin, shall we?