Posted April 4, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
I’ll never know what it is that fascinates me so about chair signs. But, alas, I’ve found yet another that has stolen my heart. These gold-framed silhouette chair signs are all kinds of lovely, especially the gold framing and the black-and-white profile print. I would recommend these chair signs for a vintage wedding theme, particularly one that incorporates rich pops of gold. What I love most about these silhouette chair signs is the ability to use them again as charming home decor. How’s that for money well spent?
Silhouette Chair Signs
Posted March 20, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
When you’re planning a handcrafted wedding chock full of personal details, your wedding initials are one accent not to be overlooked! You can use your wedding initials in a variety of ways, from the entry to your ceremony to the favors at your reception. You can even use your monogram as a unique guest book idea. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up twenty-one of the most unique uses for wedding initials including some you’ve probably never seen before. Which of these finds inspires you most? Will you be using your wedding initials in your decor?
Wedding Initials: 21 Unique Ways to Use Them
1. Large Over-sized Letters
A set of over-sized wood letters (you can find huge wood letters at Hobby Lobby) is all you need to show off your initials. Snap a photo, like this, and you can have it printed as thank you cards after the wedding.
Posted March 15, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
We spotted these gorgeous (+ easy to do!) DIY glitter candle holders via Weddingstar and couldn’t wait to share them with you. If you need a fun + easy DIY to do this weekend, this is it! I’ve seen glitter candle holders done before, but none have resulted in such a gorgeous design worthy of your wedding centerpiece. With just a few simple supplies (you know, a little spray-on adhesive, gold glitter, and a few tealight luminaries) you can steal this look for your wedding centerpieces. I love the idea of pairing a trio of these glittery candle holders with a vase of fresh flowers. At night, they’ll look stunning with specks of gold glitter and romantic candlelight shining through.
Posted February 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 21 Comments
Hi, loves! If your wedding ceremony (indoor or outdoor) or reception needs a statement piece, this is the post for you! Today we’re talking about flower backdrops for weddings, whether paper flower or fresh flowers are used. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up twelve insanely gorgeous flower backdrops for ceremony, reception, or photo booth, each guaranteed to make your space POP! We’ve also teamed up with Posh Studios to give away a paper flower backdrop to one lucky reader! Let’s get to the creativity, shall we?
Flower Backdrops for Weddings
1. Crepe Paper Flowers
Posted January 31, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 10 Comments
Holy smokes, this post is packed-to-the-max with moss wedding inspiration. If you’re planning a woodland wedding, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up ten of the most creative moss wedding ideas PLUS we’re showing you an insanely easy DIY moss terrarium idea you can do this weekend. AND, since we can’t help ourselves, we’re also offering another fantastic wedding giveaway for one of the items below! What could it be? Read on to find out + get the full scoop on moss ideas for your wedding!
Posted December 18, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 12 Comments
Hi, loves! Emma here. If you would have asked me a few years ago about felt wedding ideas for your big day, I would have imagined an explosion of overly artsy / craftsy decor. However, I’ve learned that felt — a commonplace craft supply product — can be cute, quirky and surprisingly lovely, too. In this post, you’ll find over twenty-five visually-inspiring felt wedding ideas for your big day. We’ve hand-selected our favorite felt wedding bouquets, boutonnieres, ring pillows, pennants, banners, and more! If you plan to incorporate these felt wedding accessories, here’s my best advice: don’t feel the need to overly ‘felt’-ify your wedding. Just pick a few key accessories you love in colors that coordinate with your overall decor. Ready to get started? Read on to begin… and, you bet your bottom dollar there’s a giveaway at the end of this post. One of these lovely felt wedding ideas is up for grabs… will you be the lucky winner?
Felt Wedding Ideas
Handmade felt wedding flowers have to be number one on my list. Check these out… they’re incredible!
Posted November 22, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 34 Comments
Every couple has a unique story to share: what’s yours? Today we’re reminding you to take a step back from wedding details for just a moment. How did you meet? How did he propose? What’s your unique story? Getting back to basics and remembering why you’re getting married is a fantastic way to put the focus back into your day. In today’s post, we want to hear YOUR story! Plus, we’ve teamed up with the lovely Stephanie of Geezees to give away a special gift to one lucky reader for sharing his or her story. Read on to find out more…
Posted November 12, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 36 Comments
Burlap wedding decor is versatile and can be used in many different wedding themes. Burlap is readily available and inexpensive, too. For instance, you can use burlap to make a table runner (check out this DIY burlap table runner and monogrammed burlap table runner) for your reception. Or, use it to make chair sashes, ceremony bows, an aisle runner, or pew cones. (See 50 burlap wedding for more!) One of my favorite uses of burlap, though, is when it is used as a banner or bunting. Today we’re sharing some of our favorite burlap wedding banners from the lovely Stephanie of Belle Amour Designs. One of her banners reads ‘Thank You’ and can be used in a wedding photo and later printed as your thank you card. Or, draw attention to your head table with a ‘Mr and Mrs’ banner at your seats. A ‘Love Is Sweet’ banner can be used to decorate a cake table or dessert bar, while a ‘cards’ banner is perfect for your card box. We’ve teamed up with Stephanie to give away one of these burlap wedding banners to one lucky reader. Which one would you select?
Burlap Wedding Banners
1. Love Is Sweet
Posted October 24, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hi, loves! Have you thought about how you’ll decorate your reception tables yet? To inspire your upcoming event, we’ve rounded up seven of our favorite wedding tablecloth ideas and styles. Wedding tablecloths or table runners bring texture, color, and even a thematic touch to your event. Which style is your favorite?
Wedding Tablecloth Ideas
Modern wedding? Sequins are the finishing touch! Gold and silver are popular choices, but consider colorful options like pink or navy blue, too.
Posted September 23, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
You’ve seen paper flowers for weddings, but you’ve never seen them actually used in a Real Wedding… until now! We’re pleased to share an exclusive first look of Sami & Isaac’s Real Wedding which features paper flowers throughout. Get inspired for your wedding with five tips to achieve a chic, tailored look with paper flowers, all (except poms, made by Sami herself) handmade by Chantal of Dragonfly Expression. Photographs (except photos in #5) courtesy of De Nueva Photography. The best part of paper flowers in weddings? You get to keep the beautiful bouquets forever! No tearful toss-away for you! Get inspired in 3…2…1…
Paper Flowers for Weddings
Sami & Isaac are one of the cutest couples ever, don’t you think?
Posted August 12, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 569 Comments
Brides: want to save money on wedding flowers? You’ve come to the right place! Weddings can be expensive and flowers are one of the priciest items on the list. When you consider bouquets, centerpieces, boutonnieres, and corsages, the price can really add up. Read on to find out five ways to save money on wedding flowers PLUS enter for a chance to win FREE flowers for your wedding, a $750 value offered exclusively to our readers by Curious Crafts! It’s all inside…
Posted July 23, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Kraft paper (brown paper commonly used in paper bags) is a surprisingly chic wedding accent. Whether you’re planning a rustic, woodland, vintage, or modern wedding, a few kraft wedding ideas and accents will fit right in. We’ve rounded-up sixteen kraft wedding finds to inspire you… read on to see which finds made the cut!
Kraft Wedding Ideas
Every cohesive wedding begins with a themed invitation. Here’s one kraft wedding invitation that effortlessly combines modern and rustic chic. It even offers a matching guest book, as seen below.
Posted June 5, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Move over, poms – there’s a hot new decor trend in town! I’ve seen hanging spheres before (also called hanging string balls, but ‘spheres’ has a nice ring to it, no?) but I’ve never seen anything quite like these from The Find Sac. A & I have been discussing how we plan to update our backyard this summer. We recently hung these, I excitedly put our patio set and hot red umbrella out for the season, and I jokingly asked him 99 questions about pergolas yesterday. (I secretly just want something chic onto which I can display lanterns, poms, hanging spheres, and these for entertaining.) Anyways, all this outdoor planning has got me thinking about new trends for outdoor weddings. Paper poms and paper lanterns have been popular for years and have undoubtedly opened the door for fresh ideas yet to come to fruition. I’ll never tire of the aforementioned party decor, but I’m ready for something new. You, too? Read on for four reasons why they’re the hottest new thing in town for weddings, showers, and outdoor entertaining this summer…
Posted June 3, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
If you’re looking for unique succulent wedding ideas for your reception, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve been an admirer of these sweet little plants ever since I spotted my first one. I like them because they’re small, so they take up little room, and they require very little care (so even people with more of a black thumb versus green can handle ‘em!) You may have seen succulents all over the wedding scene, especially in the past few months; these plants have become a permanent fixture in the wedding industry – and for good reason. As favors, succulents make an excellent option because they’re an eco-friendly gift to give (and, who wouldn’t want to receive a sweet plant to take home?) As centerpieces, they’re re-usable, so you can enjoy them in your home (and give them to friends and family) after the wedding is over. I’ve seen succulents used as centerpieces, favors, bouquets, boutonnieres, and even hair accessories. Read on to see some of our favorite succulent wedding ideas PLUS we’re answering a new ‘Ask Emmaline’ question sent to us from Marie. She asks, “Dear Emmaline, I love succulents, but can’t find anywhere near my home where I can buy them in bulk. Any suggestions?” Marie – we have a great solution for where to buy succulents in bulk… and it’s cheaper than you think! Read on to find out more…
Succulent Wedding Ideas
First, let’s take a look at the first of our findings: the succulent wedding bouquet. This is quite the statement piece!
1. Succulent Wedding Bouquet