Posted March 3, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 63 Comments
Hello, hello! Happy Monday! We hope you had a wonderful weekend. We are kicking off this beautiful, snowy, below-zero-degree-temperatures kind of Monday with a fun idea for your wedding. PLUS, we’re launching a brand new giveaway! But first… have you heard of the wedding wish tree? A wish tree, also known as a manzanita tree, is a fun guest book alternative your guests will love. It can also serve as a lovely place to display your wedding favors. Read on to find out more about the wedding wish tree, see an example, find out where you can buy it, and enter for a chance to win a wedding wish tree of your very own! It’s all inside…
Posted February 27, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hi, brides! Check out these handpainted escort cards… one of our favorite new escort card ideas! By now, you’re probably more than aware of the amazing work being done over at The First Snow (like the will you be my bridesmaid cards and this twig wedding invitation, just to name a few). Today, we’re sharing her new collection of handpainted escort cards to inspire your wedding. Read on to find out more…
Posted February 25, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Hi, loves! You know at Emmaline Bride we’re nuts for wedding details that do two things at once, since we love to save you time. And money. And stress. So, when we spotted the thank you menu combination over at Paper Street Press, we couldn’t wait to share it with you. This is a great idea AND the entire Art Deco wedding invitation suite has us inspired in full Gatsby-like grandeur. So, without further adieu, we introduce… the thank you menu!
Thank you Menu
What is a Thank You Menu? Essentially it’s a thank you card and dinner menu in one. At the top, it shares a heartfelt (+ custom) thank you greeting for guests. The bottom half clues your guests in to what’s cooking up for dinner. Here’s a closer look:
Posted February 12, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 14 Comments
Hi, loves! Happy Wednesday! Have you picked a wedding theme yet? (Or, if you’re planning a bridal shower, do you have a theme in mind?) One of our favorite themes for spring and summer weddings is a bird wedding theme (see part two here). And, we think these love bird place cards are the finishing touch! Read on to see these place cards and see how you can win a set of them for your wedding or bridal shower by Tiffzippy!
Love Bird Place Cards
This set of 150 love bird place cards feature two birds with a heart cut out. The place cards have rounded corners and are a tent style (so they stand freely). You can use these love bird place cards as wedding escort cards, place cards, or bridal shower place cards. Choose from any color from the standard color chart shown below. (Currently shown in cream.) Measurements: 3.5″ length x 2.5″ height when standing. Please note: place cards will not go through printer.
Posted February 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Every time I peek in at Company Forty Two, I find something new to get excited about! Today we’re sharing a wedding trend alert we think you’ll love: wood place cards. These wood circles are made of stained wood and measure 3″. What do we love most about these wood place cards? They are dual purpose! You can use them as escort cards or place cards AND as a favor, too! Just add a magnet strip on the back and guests can use their card as a magnet at home. Brilliant… and, might I add, oh-so-lovely, too. These are little works of art! Read on to see some of our favorites from the shop…
Wood Place Cards
As I mentioned, you can use these wood place cards as escort cards…
Posted January 30, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
If you’re displaying desserts at your wedding or bridal shower, don’t miss this post! We’re showing you four clever tips for displaying desserts like a pro PLUS we’re revealing one huge mistake you’re probably making. Read on to find out what it is…
Posted January 23, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Earlier this week, we received a question from bride-to-be, Anne. She was picking out decor for her reception and wanted to know what we thought of wedding chair signs. She asks, “Dear Emmaline: I am planning my wedding and I wanted to know if wedding chair signs are a must-have. I know they’re not a requirement, but do you think it’s something I should consider?” Great question, Anne! There are a few situations where decorative signs for your chairs may come in handy. Read on to see why wedding chair signs might be a worthwhile addition to your to-do list + see a few of our favorite handmade wedding finds…
Wedding Chair Signs
First, let’s take a peek at some beautiful wedding chair signs we’ve discovered. Pick from ‘Bride and Groom’ or choose another fantastic
Posted January 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Brides: if you’re ready to design or order your table numbers, don’t miss this post! Table numbers are pretty self-explanatory, right? Yes — but there are a few important details you may be missing. Read on to find out which table number mistakes to avoid after the jump!
Posted January 3, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 10 Comments
We are always seeking new, practical ways to save you time, money, and, most of all, unnecessary stress. I mean, why do TWO tasks when you can achieve the same result in one? That’s why we’re crazy about place card favors, the combination of a place card + a wedding favor in one. Today we’re sharing eight hand-picked place card favors to inspire you… and, who knows, maybe you’ll find one here that you’ll use for your own wedding or when planning a bridal shower! PLUS, we’re giving one of these away as a special wedding giveaway. Read on to find out more…
Place Card Favors: Why You Need Them
First things first, why do you need place card favors? The answer is simple: place card favors allow you to present guests with a gift AND tell them where to be seated. No need to buy two products, folks: this is all-in-one. Here are a few of our favorite place card favor combinations:
1. Succulent Place Card Favors
Miniature succulents. Weathered pots. Tags. This is a winning combination, one we can’t wait to continue seeing in spring and summer weddings of 2014.
Posted December 16, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 18 Comments
Have you thought about how you’ll seat your wedding guests yet? If you’re not crazy about any escort card ideas you’ve seen yet, consider a seating chart for wedding guests instead! In today’s post, we’ll tell you what a seating chart is, how it works, and give you a chance to win one for FREE by The Seating Chart Boutique! This is a brilliant idea for busy brides-to-be who want someone else to tackle the task in a beautiful, thematic way. Read on to find out more…
Posted December 5, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 14 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 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 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 November 21, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
What will your table numbers look like? What kind of table number holders will you use? Before you pick out the perfect table numbers for your wedding, read this post! We’ve gathered four of the most important tips for table numbers at weddings to ensure guests will take notice of your selection. Plus, you can win table number (or photo) holders for your own soirée. Read on for the full scoop!
Table Numbers at Weddings
1. Add your own personalized twist.
Creativity is key! When you incorporate things, places, or hobbies you love, guests get a sneak peek into your unique story. For instance, consider using some of these wedding table name ideas instead of ‘numbers’ for a punch of personalization.
Posted November 12, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Want to design a wedding drink station guests will love in 4 easy steps? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite wedding drink station ideas to inspire you. Whether you’re planning a wedding bar or holiday drink station, this post is sure to help! Tie in your wedding colors and your wedding theme for maximum wow-factor, and be sure to tie in your own signature cocktails. Enjoy!
Wedding Drink Station Ideas
Posted November 8, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 26 Comments
Hi, loves! Ok, let’s be honest: the wedding giveaways are pretty awesome. I love them all. There are a few, though, that I really, really wish I could win… and today’s cameo wall decor giveaway is one of them. I’ve been eying this piece by Pinwheel Fair since the day it was added to Karen’s shop! This silhouette cameo wall decor features the bride and groom with a bow tie and flower hair accessory. It makes a wonderful wedding gift for an engaged couple, a wall decor piece for your home, and looks great as a decor piece for your guest book table. Read on to find out more about this fantastic prize and see how you can enter for a chance to win…
Posted November 1, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 14 Comments
Hi, loves! Have you thought about your escort card display yet? If you are assigning seats to guests, an escort card display (or seating chart) is essential. Escort cards can be displayed using tented cards — or try your hand at a creative twist! We’ve found ways to use chalkboards, ladders, trees, pinwheels, vintage doors, weathered windowpanes, and even an old library card catalog to display your escort cards. Read on to see our hand-picked finds and tell us your favorite! PLUS, enter for a chance to win a wooden holder to display your escort cards. Enjoy!
Escort Card Displays
Posted October 30, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Spotted: a chic new way to display names of guests! These wire name place cards from Milo & Me Boutique is changing the way guests find their seats. At $5 a pop, you can display the name of each guest at your wedding reception or bridal shower in lieu of standard paper cards. Or, order just a pair and use for your very own sweetheart table. This would be a cute way to personalize your tables for upcoming holiday parties, too.