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Blue Skies, Striped Ties and Happy Bridesmaids!

Posted July 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

Get ready to stumble upon some beautiful details from Paul and Sara’s wedding day, as captured by Jennifer Creed | Photographer!

“Paul and Sara were married at First Baptist Church in Bowling Green, KY on May 29, 2010, and everything was just a dream! The weather was a photographer’s dream….slight breeze, and bright blue skies with gorgeous, puffy white clouds. Paul and Sara’s love is so pure, deep, and passionate, and it showed through in every picture, touch, and smile all day long. Their ceremony was incredibly personalized to their relationship, including having the pastor read aloud letters Paul and Sara had written during their counseling sessions about why they love each other (they hadn’t heard each others letters before then).

After the wedding, we took pictures on the campus of Western Kentucky University, where they met and where Paul proposed, as well as downtown Bowling Green, and finally at Sara’s grandparents farm.”

Want to view more images? Check out Jennifer’s blog here.

All images courtesy of Jennifer Creed | Photographer. All Rights Reserved.


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The Sweet Six: Blue Ruffled Dress, Candy-Colored Necklace, Vintage Cam Print, Cute Clutch, Pretty Papers, Doily Delight!

Posted July 23, 2010 | 5 Comments

HAPPY FRIDAY!

This just in:  every Friday, we will showcase an inspiration board with six sweet finds!  Enjoy!  {p.s.  which # is your fave?}

1- bridesmaids dress in bright blue – by my lola fashion

2 – colorful necklace w/tons of bling!  – by marlo noel

3 – vintage camera print (i know, we wish we could buy the real thing, too – but this print is darling) – by lola’s room

4 – cute clutch carryall – perfect for a bridesmaids gift! – by drika.b

5 – pretty patterned cupcake papers – by ediprints

6 – doily-inspired clock for your love nest! – by uncommon


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Gorgeous, Good Cause Garter!

Posted July 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

What’s black and white and red all over and supports breast cancer research?

This sexy garter spotted at The Garter Girl!  All proceeds from the sale of this style will be donated by The Garter Girl to the Pink Initiative, a non-profit of wedding professionals dedicated to funding awareness, outreach, education and research for breast cancer. We think that’s pretty amazing. Get your garter and give back, too!

{ click here to get info / get yours! }


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Tiny Little Trinkets

Posted July 22, 2010 | 7 Comments

It was swoon at first sight with these tiny little trinkets.

Delicate.  Sweet.  And best of all? So symbolic.  We love a gift that really means something, to the recipient and the gift-giver!

Each trinket necklace has been carefully handcrafted with love.  Take a closer look and you will discover a unique gift for the dreamer, the explorer, the reader, the photographer, the hopeless romantic, and more!  Your bridesmaid / mother / best friend will delight in a gift chosen specifically for her, and will cherish it forever. Spotted at Japonicas.

For the bride … translates to “you are my destiny” …

… for the dreamer (empty cage) …

… for the photographer …

… for the girl inspired by nature …

… for the reader — and writer…

… for the explorer – a compass to lead the way ….

… for the young at heart {a tiny carousel} …

… for the fashionista, who always makes a statement …

… for the girly-girl {who always dreamed of becoming a princess}….

… for the one who’s always fashionably late …

… for the hopeless romantic …

… for the musician (this tiny harmonica works, too!) …

… for the star-gazer …

… and, for the worldly traveler!

… and, this clever trinket, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, for the one who is “curiouser and curiouser!”

Which one is your favorite?


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Engagement Shoot: Colorado Foothills

Posted July 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

Today we’re featuring a Colorado engagement session with wedding photographer extraordinaire Kristy from Moodeous Photography.

Kristy tells us,

“Here is a fun recent engagement session I did here in Colorado with some really adventurous clients.

Location: Matthews Winters Park, Morrison Colorado
Date: 5/17/10

Ashley and Aaron will be married this August in Denver Colorado. Since Ashley’s Dad is very handy with a camera and had provided them with lovely engagement photos downtown Ashley and Aaron were looking for something a little unusual and different. When Ashley suggested the couple dress pretty formally, but be photographed in a location that really juxtaposed that formality I was thrilled! After scoping out some locations in the Colorado foothills I found the perfect park nearby the famous Red Rock Amphitheatre and began planning and styling the shoot. The kite, chair and flowers were all elements that I integrated to give the shoot a lively feel and reflected the couples easy laughter and free spirits. The final product is a series of vibrant, stylized images that I could not have created without the trust and creativity of Ashley and Aaron.”

Want to see more happy couples and wedding engagements, check out Kristy’s website here.

All images courtesy of Moodeous Photography. All Rights Reserved.


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Four Fabulous Strands: Heirloom Necklace

Posted July 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

This necklace spotted here rocks out pearls like nobody’s business. Four strands of pearls with two vintage focal points make this one heirloom totally worth passing down.

{ photo credit: ashley taylor }


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Honeymoon Swoon: Sexy Lingerie to Love!

Posted July 20, 2010 | 2 Comments

Betcha didn’t think you could find super sexy lingerie for your honeymoon that was handcrafted!

Well, think again because we found some super cute undies + bras by La Lilouche, brand new Featured Artist at Emmaline Bride! We just added a bunch of bras, chemises, and panties to our marketplace and we couldn’t resist sharing some of the love here, too!

Sexy red… with ruffles! …

… pretty in pink, with lace …

… sexy + sheer panties …

… beautiful bridal chemise …

… purple panties with a bow …

… sexy pink bra with rhinestones!

There’s plenty more to see in our marketplace and at La Lilouche!


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Eco-Friendly Wedding Shoes!

Posted July 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

If you are looking for wedding shoes, but crave comfort and style, we have the pair for you!

These shoes are darling down the aisle, and make a great gift for your bridesmaids (or groomsmen)! HydraHeart, featured artist at Emmaline Bride, is the designer behind these super comfortable, eco-friendly flats, made by hand! Here are a few of our favorites from their new collection – which now features menswear! Enjoy!

Bright and sunny – these are an EB favorite! …

… love this shade of green – and check out that inside print! …

… perfect for autumn bridesmaid gifts – flats + a tote! …

… If you feel the need for tweed (because we certainly do!) …

… Menswear!  These look super comfortable! …

… and don’t forget the tiniest feet! Perfect for flower girls or ring bearers!


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Real Wedding: Yellow Shoes, DIY Details, and a Happy Bride and Groom!

Posted July 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

We are so in love with this wedding: the bright yellow shoes (so cute), the bridesmaid dresses (a lovely shade of purple) and the groomsmen attire (purple shirts and yellow ties), and, of course, the bride and groom – how adorable are Kathryn and Ryan? They opted for a first look, which made for incredibly cute pictures in the scenic yellow fields of flowers. The day looked absolutely beautiful, and photographer Meegan Weaver captured it perfectly!

The bride, Kathryn, tells us about the day in her own words:

“I am really not sure were to begin…Ryan and I wanted our day to be as unique as possible. We are two very simple people. We didn’t want anything fancy, traditional, and most importantly, expensive.

First, the dress; my $180 J Crew dress that was found on Ebay completed my day. Finding the dress set the mood. Looking at wedding blogs also made me realize that there are some awesome photos that can be taken to capture your day. Before I got engaged I had been eyeballing Meegan Weaver Photography – her work is amazing! So when I got engaged and set a date, she was the first person I called. As you can see, she did an amazing job with my bridals and our wedding day.

When it came to Ryan and his groomsmen, Levi’s were the answer. Ryan wears Levi’s every day and he looks great in them every day, period. Plus, I wanted all the men to be casual and comfortable.

My family and friends helped me with the decorations for the church and reception. Many hours were spent blog surfing, cutting, gluing, pining and chatting over many glasses of wine. My grandmother arranged all the flowers. All the food was prepared by our families which included 20 bundt cakes, over 100 Ibs of meat, and all the sides.

The wedding and reception was amazing! We had a photo booth which added a bit of excitement to the evening. The dance was a blast. Everyone participated, Ryan showed me dance moves that I had never seen before, and everyone got to do the chicken dance! Everything was done under budget and with little stress! A huge thanks goes out to Etsy and all the vendors within who made our day complete!”

Photography: Meegan Weaver Photography

Ceremony: Byers Methodist Church

Reception: Knights of Columbus Hall

Flowers: Bride’s Grandmother

Dress: J. Crew

Shoes: Steve Madden

Bride’s Hair Piece + Flower Piece for Cardigan: Starz Selection

Décor: Bride DIY

Groom’s Ring: Fabuluster

Love Birds Ring Bearer Plate: Elm Studios Online

Cakes: Bundt cakes made by family from antique collection of bundt pans


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The Fleur Wedge Veil

Posted July 19, 2010 | 4 Comments

We spotted Mimi & Larry’s recent wedding featuring the “fleur wedge” veil by Unveiled Bridal Designs, featured artist at Emmaline Bride! We love the bride’s simple, chic style – her veil is so pretty, and check out that gown with pockets! Love!  Such a lovely couple with great big smiles!

{ photography by theresa choi }


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Sweet Georgia Clutch

Posted July 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Just spotted: This “Georgia Peach” clutch and headband set, discovered at Emma Gordon London, is sweet + sassy.  Gift to your bridesmaids and they’ll be happy to carry this little number around for years to come! (Also available in color scheme of your choice!)


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A Black & White Affair

Posted July 16, 2010 | 1 Comment

We love the contrast of black and white – so elegant! Check out these handcrafted black + white favorites:

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Sweeten Your Candy Buffet: Cute Custom Labels!

Posted July 15, 2010 | 2 Comments

We found these custom candy labels here and got an instant sweet tooth.  Add a little bit of personalization to your candy buffet at your wedding, bridal shower, or bachelorette party with these fun custom candy labels!  And, take a look at those Good & Plenty’s – so darling!

“Love Is Sweet”… love these lolli’s and colorful M&M’s!

… who doesn’t love candy buttons? …

… customized Good & Plenty’s….

… and don’t forget the Ring Pops!


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