What’s Hot This Weekend – July 21st Edition

Hello, hello! Happy Saturday + welcome to the Weekend Edition of Emmaline Bride! If you’re new to The Weekend Edition, it’s a bonus weekly round-up of our favorite handmade wedding ideas, trends, details, decor, beauty tips, DIYs, and more. We know your wedding planning doesn’t stop because it’s the weekend; and, quite frankly, neither do we! We’re constantly gathering up the best of the best on the web for your upcoming handmade wedding and today we’ve found TONS to inspire you. So, without further adieu, check out what we’ve found this week including a twist on embroidery hoops, an explosion of paper lantern loveliness, a killer eyeliner technique, a DIY hairstyle, and much, much more. Enjoy!

handmade wedding table numbers embroidery hoops

by the merriweather council

Handmade Wedding – July 21st Edition

Embroidery hoops are totally modernized thanks to Merriweather Council. Danielle takes a classic arts & crafts staple and turns it into a work of art suitable for your wedding reception. We love the whimsical fabrics and prints – and check out those ruffles!

handmade wedding table numbers embroidery hoops

by the merriweather council

Paper Lantern Explosion

Up next… if you’re a fan of wedding paper lanterns, look out: this looks like one incredible paper lantern explosion worth replicating!

wedding paper lanterns in barn reception

photo by tanya lippert via bridal guide

wedding paper lanterns

photo by tanya lippert via bridal guide

A Must-Have Wedding Photo

Recently, we talked about the top 10 most emotional wedding photos… this photo is also a must-have for your top ten bridal party photos. Love.

bridesmaid phoot on wedding morning

photo by whitebox spotted via pinterest

Handmade Wedding Gown Love

Looking for a handmade wedding gown? Check out the ‘Blue Flora’… and, holy wow, look at the back! (Gown by Joan Shum, photos by Kim Hayes Photography)

handmade wedding gown with lace
handmade wedding gown by joan shum

photo by kim hayes photography, gown by joan shum

Colored Pencil Save the Date Printable

We spotted this darling colored pencil themed save the date printable by Hermias Wishes. Bright, colorful… available in a broad spectrum of shades, too.

handmade wedding save the date printable

by hermias wishes

Pebble Earrings

These earrings have stolen our little handmade-loving hearts. The lovely Andrea Bonelli has done it again: these organic pebble stud earrings are pure perfection.

handmade wedding pebble earrings

by andrea bonelli

DIY French Braid Bun

This is a fun hairstyle to try out this weekend while running errands. Wear it to keep your hair up while you try on gowns, run to cake tastings, or just look cute strolling shops on Saturday. Grab the tutorial here – you bet I’ll be trying this one right away!

handmade wedding hair:  diy braid bun

by my shine project

Handmade Wedding Cake Bunting

The easiest way to dress up a wedding cake? Whimsical cake bunting! Try this by ReadyGo. We love it.

handmade wedding cake bunting in coral, peach

cake bunting by readygo

Book-Inspired Decor

Dress up your reception tables with book-inspired roses made from pages. By Book Craft.

handmade wedding book page paper rose

by book craft

Mr and Mrs Signs

These Mr and Mrs signs are notable for being adorable… and perfect decor for your love nest after the wedding. By Oh Dier.

handmade wedding mr and mrs signshandmade wedding mr and mrs signs

by oh dier

Killer Eyeliner

‘Nuff said. Via here from Pinterest.

how to apply eyeliner

Yellow Card Box

A gorgeous two-tiered yellow card box by Jamie Kim Designs proves that card boxes don’t have to be boring in white. Ask for a custom color to tie into your decor if yellow doesn’t match your palette.

handmade wedding wedding card box in yellow

by jamie kim designs

Pretty Little Cake

This pretty cake packs a mean pastel punch of color. We love the simple (+ sparkly) glitter heart. By Sprinklebakes.

cherry vanilla layer cake

by sprinklebakes

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We hope you have a beautiful weekend! Meet you back here bright + early Monday morning for another gorgeous week of handmade wedding inspiration.

Happy Planning!


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Emma you out did yourself this week. Gorgeous picks!