Wedding Trends 2011| Unexpected Pops of Color:
Yo-Yo Decor, Fabric Bouquets + More!

Every year in January the wedding industry predicts trends for the upcoming wedding season. For 2011, emphasis on details + do-it-yourself projects continue to rise and handmade is no exception! We have noticed an increasing amount of handmade decor, fashion, and accessories with unexpected pops of color, creative detailing and personal touches. Thank goodness… with the gray skies of winter, we certainly welcome brilliant creativity with open arms! Bye bye, boring palettes – hello, color!


Speaking of colorful creativity, we are thrilled to introduce you to our newest handmade crush, Andrea Gray Harper. Andrea handcrafts some of the most brilliant fabric bridal bouquets, ring pillows and decor we have ever seen! Take a peek at this unique yo-yo decor (we love!) + some hand-picked favorites:




And, you know us – there’s still tons of wedding inspiration coming right ‘atcha later today! In fact, we are launching our brand new giveaway this afternoon! Subscribe to our RSS feeds for posts straight to your inbox!


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  • Andrea Gray Harper

    Hey Everyone, thanks so much for all the love and support! it’s greatly appreciated! xoxo Andrea

  • erin * sparkle & hay

    i love the streamers! playful, pretty, and fun!

    • Emma@EmmalineBride

      Hi Erin! I’m loving them, too! Unique + full of color!

  • Lauren Elise

    The ring bearer pillow is so sweet :)

    • Emma@EmmalineBride

      Thanks, Lauren! I agree. That is one pretty pillow I’d keep forever. And, wowza, did you see that ring? Gorgeousness!

  • lizzie & love your way

    excellent picks…all the colors are so lovely! i think that ring pillow might be my favorite!

    • Emma@EmmalineBride

      I think the ring pillow is definitely the top pick on this post! I agree. So lovely.

  • Alicia@CharityWedding

    I’m loving all the bright colors!

    • Emma@EmmalineBride

      I’m loving them, too! Definitely a breath of fresh air from all winter blahs. The yo-yo decor is so versatile, too. I think it would be great for birthday parties, too!

  • Alison @ The Knotty Bride

    Those last two are adorables! Happy Monday, Emma! :) xo

    • Emma@EmmalineBride

      Alison, glad you like them! I love that ring pillow… so fab. :)

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