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12 Monogrammed Bridesmaid Gifts They’ll Actually Love

Posted July 16, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Hi, loves! Emma here. I love monogrammed bridesmaid gifts: they’re personal and custom-made just for your recipient. Plus, since it has her initial on it, she’ll wear it / carry it / treasure it forever. We’ve hand-picked twelve of our favorite monogrammed things to share with you today. Which of these is your favorite? I’ve got my eye on the cosmetic pouch below in yellow… and that chic pearl bracelet!

Monogrammed Bridesmaid Gifts

1. Monogrammed Cosmetic Pouch

monogrammed cosmetic pouch yellow | monogrammed bridesmaid gifts





21 Most Amazing Tea Towels for Wedding Showers

Posted June 25, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

Tea towels for wedding showers. I know, quite specific, no? Let me explain. It all started when I spotted these tea towels over at Ruff House Art. You see, I have a thing for chevron print and, well, Jill + Brian’s design was pretty amazing. Not only do I love pretty prints, but I love tea towels. (I got it from my mother, who loves them as much as I.) Right around the same time, I heard from our pal Sara of Sara C Accessories who has been whipping up tea towels in her design kitchen, so I thought… okay, this is a thing. And while we don’t normally talk about finds for the home (we have that + more coming up soon on Emmaline Baby & Home, which is going to be awesome), but tea towels make amazing wedding shower gifts. If you do decide to give tea towels for wedding shower gifts, you should turn them into a tea towel cake — you can get the directions here. And, you should pick tea towels that really resonate with the recipient (it doesn’t have to be wedding related). To inspire you, we’ve rounded up twenty-one of the most amazing tea towels that have cute, clever, sweet, or downright hilarious designs. So, grab a cup of coffee (make mine a double!) and get ready as we dive right in… Oh, and you have to admit, a pretty tea towel really does spruce up the place. Enjoy!

Tea Towels for Wedding Showers

First, here’s that chevron print I was talking about. Cute, right? I also love #2, #4 is great for a wedding present, the one about ordering pizza for dinner is fantastic, and #21 because it’s hilarious.

1. Chevron

chevron tea towel - tea towels for wedding showers





Wedding Day Gifts for Mom (+ Giveaway!)

Posted June 25, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 39 Comments

Brides: has your mom been with you every step of planning your wedding? Do you want to give her a gift that she’ll love and cherish forever? We’ve teamed up with Things Remembered to show you a few hand-picked wedding day gifts for Mom as a token of your appreciation. Read on to see what we’ve discovered… and find out how you can get a free personalized gift!

Wedding Day Gifts for Mom

Waterford Lismore Essence 5×7 frame – $160 This frame is a beautiful compliment to any room. Engrave a message of love and thanks to your mother to create an emotional gift she’ll never forget.


wedding day gifts for mom - frame





Subscription Box for Brides — The Bride Box

Posted June 18, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Hi, loves! Happy Wednesday! Remember when we talked about the best subscription boxes you could get? Today we’re highlighting one of them: The Bride Box. This is the premier subscription box for brides and we’re so excited to share what we received in last month’s special anniversary box! Read on to see + score a special $5 off a subscription box delivery of your own!

Subscription Box for Brides -- The Bride Box





Beard Oil + Rugged Salt Scrubs for Burly Groomsmen

Posted June 16, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Brawny beard oil. Rugged salt scrub. Hardy soap. These are three gift ideas you may not have considered for your groomsmen… until today, that is. We are proud to introduce Hart + Hawthorn, the newest Featured Artist at Emmaline Bride in The Marketplace. While other couples are buying store-bought groomsmen gifts, we know better: our readers crave awesome. Unique. Handmade. Made with care. Our readers crave originality. And, that’s why we’re so excited to share the collection of rugged soaps, beard oil + other curiosities by Patrick and Yu over at H+H. Check out our favorite finds below…

beard oil





16 Unique Wedding Date Gifts (+ Giveaway!)

Posted June 16, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 50 Comments

Hi, loves! Did you have a nice weekend? We sure did! We’re kicking off a brand new week of wedding inspo with a round-up of wedding date gifts. A wedding date is special and unique to each couple; why not celebrate with a personalized gift? Whether you’re a friend or relative of a couple getting married (and looking for non-registry wedding gifts) or you’re getting married and want a keepsake gift of your own, you’ll find it all right here. We’ve gathered sixteen wedding date gifts that we know you’ll love… PLUS, to make this post even sweeter, we’re giving away one of these fantastic finds by the always-inspiring Ava Hope Designs! Read on to find out…

16 Unique Wedding Date Gifts via Emmaline Bride http://emmalinebride.com/gifts/wedding-date-gifts/





27 Amazing Anniversary Gifts by Year

Posted June 12, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Hi, lovelies! This is one BIG post, so pin it, tweet it out, share it on your timeline, or kick it old-school and bookmark it (CTRL + D) ’cause you’re going to need this list! Did you know there are twenty-seven traditional wedding anniversary gifts by year? It’s true! In this post, we’ll share a plethora of amazing anniversary gift ideas by year so you can wow ‘em with your awesomeness. We’ll explain why there’s only twenty-seven suggestions AND dazzle you with a few handmade (+ a few non-handmade) gift ideas. Ready to get started? Let’s go!

27 Amazing Anniversary Gifts by Year via Emmaline Bride http://emmalinebride.com/gifts/anniversary-gifts-by-year/





Top 10 Non Registry Wedding Gifts (+ Giveaway!)

Posted May 12, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 21 Comments

When we talked about wedding gift ideas from a to z, we showed you how smitten we were with non registry wedding gifts. I love the wedding registry just like the next girl (BB&B was my registry store of choice), but there are some gifts you simply can’t find in big box chains… namely, handmade! Emmaline Bride is the handmade wedding blog and we strive to promote the best in handmade wedding gifts, decor, attire, and more (see The Marketplace). Today we’re sharing a handful of our favorite non registry wedding gifts to inspire you, including an art print that is being given away to one lucky reader. How’s that for an awesome Monday?

Top 10 Non Registry Wedding Gifts

1. Custom Couple Cake Topper

A cake topper that looks like the happy couple! It makes a great decorative piece afterward, too.

custom couple cake topper via Top 10 Non Registry Wedding Gifts





DIY Groomsman Gift Box

Posted April 11, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Are you still looking for an awesome groomsmen gift? We’ve found it! Take a peek at this DIY groomsman gift box featuring hand-picked contents just for him. Grooms, select a few of your favorite manly gift items (a good book, necktie, bottle of liquor, cigar, flask, dress socks, pocket square, cuff links, wallet, etc.) and place the contents in a cigar box. Make each groomsman box unique (suited to his unique taste) and give as gifts the morning of the wedding.

DIY Groomsman Gift Box Idea (photo: leslee mitchell via style me pretty)





Embroidered Initial Necklaces (+ Giveaway!)

Posted March 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 47 Comments

Brides: have you picked out bridesmaid gifts yet? Not sure where to start? You’ve come to the right place! I (Emma here!) love these charming initial necklaces spotted over at The Merriweather Council, one of the best bridesmaid gift ideas for 2014. These bridal party necklaces are hand-embroidered with your choice of fabric pattern and color (and thread color, too). You can coordinate with your wedding palette or pick unique combinations for each bridesmaid. To inspire you, we’ve hand-picked a few of our favorite initial necklaces from the shop. PLUS, we’re giving away a HUGE prize pack of initial necklaces to one lucky Emmaline Bride reader in our newest wedding giveaway! Let’s begin, shall we?

Embroidered initial necklaces by The Merriweather Council via EmmalineBride.com







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