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Welcome to Emmaline Bride, The Wedding Guide for the Handmade Bride! We officially launched in 2009 as a handmade wedding resource for brides and grooms. Since then, we have grown into the leading authoritative voice of handmade weddings. Our mission is to empower our readers to support handmade throughout the entire wedding planning process.

Emmaline Bride offers three main areas of our site including The Marketplace, Blog, and The Bridal Book:

The Marketplace is a curated effort by our team and features the best handmade wedding items by our team of talented artisans. Each artisan is a skilled in his or her trade and is passionate about handmade weddings.

The Blog is our daily wedding inspiration guide featuring handmade finds, DIY tutorials, Real Wedding inspiration, giveaways, and more. If you sign up for our RSS feed, you’ll be the first to see our new content throughout each day. We even post on the weekends – it’s true! We understand your wedding planning doesn’t end because it’s the weekend, so we keep the inspiration going all week long.

The Bridal Book is our local professionals directory featuring the top wedding photographers, wedding planners, artisans, and more from each state. We are thrilled to work with such a large community of pros in the industry so passionate about weddings!


Emmaline Bride has been named the #2 Best DIY Wedding Blog for 2011 by One Wed, as well as one of the Top 100 Wedding Blogs by BrideTide (for 2011 and 2012). Emmaline Bride has been included in worldwide publications and features including but not limited to Brides.com, Wedding Wire, One Wed, The Huffington Post, Bridal Guide Magazine, Glamour, WellWed, Vermont Vows Magazine, Groom’s Advice, My Wedding Concierge, DexWeddings, and more! Emmaline Bride is noted as one of the top influential wedding voices in the industry through Twitter via WeFollow.


We’d love to hear from you! Please e-mail our team with general questions/comments here. We respond to all inquiries within 24-48 hours. We can also be reached by phone at 800.741.3087 and through Twitter and Facebook.

For general inquiries, questions, comments, or just to say hello, please contact us at info[at]emmalinebride.com. We respond to all inquiries within 48 hours. You may also call during regular business hours (9am-6pm EST M-F) at 800.741.3087. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest handmade wedding finds + inspiration!

o Advertising – please refer to our advertising page.

o Press – please direct questions / requests to [email protected] for our press representative.

o Sell Handmade – interested in selling your work in The Marketplace? Please inquire here.

The Book

We are pleased to announce that our very own Emma Arendoski, CEO/Founder of Emmaline Bride®, will release her first book entitled The Handcrafted Wedding in October 2012. To pre-order your copy – or get an exclusive sneak peek! – visit Amazon. You can also join in on exclusive tips on planning your handcrafted wedding by “liking” the Facebook page.

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