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10 Cute + Whimsical Wedding Invitations

posted on August 27, 2014 1 Comment

Let me confess a little secret: I adore wedding paper. Invitations, save the dates, programs, escort cards… it’s all just so lovely. Plus, I’m a total sucker for snail mail, which is why I’ve become so into these as of late. Whether it’s a hand-written note, a postcard from a friend, an invitation, or a style-filled box, getting mail is downright fun, don’t you think? But I digress. Today we’re sharing gorgeous, pin-worthy whimsical wedding invitations designed by Splash of Silver. When I saw this new collection, I tried to pick a favorite… and I couldn’t! I like them all. Maybe you can help: which one do you love most? Read on to see the invites and score an exclusive discount!

Whimsical Wedding Invitations

1. Chalkboard with Floral Design

chalkboard wedding invitation with floral design via 8 Whimsical Wedding Invitations


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DIY Wedding Dress Hankie

posted on August 26, 2014 1 Comment

Need something old, something new, and something blue? We’ve found all three in a fun, easy-to-do craft project. This DIY wedding dress hankie, spotted over at Craftsy and created by Bumblebee Linens, use your own embroidered monogram to add a little “something blue“. It’s designed for those happy tears and can be wrapped around your bouquet so it’s ready when you need it. Makes a cute bridesmaid gift idea, too. Take a look:

DIY Wedding Dress Hankie

diy wedding dress hankie


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31 Giveaways: #26 — Rustic Card Box

posted on August 26, 2014 14 Comments

Are you ready for another amazing giveaway? Today we’ve teamed up with the lovely Lauren of LoRustique to offer this rustic card box to one lucky reader. If you’re planning a rustic, vintage, or shabby chic wedding, this card box will fit the bill. It is made with wood and is distressed with white paint for that old, been-sitting-in-an-antique-shop look and has a piece of lace embellished on the front. Take a closer look:

rustic card box front


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White Peony Bridal Bouquet

posted on August 26, 2014 0 Comments

If I told you peonies weren’t my favorite wedding flower, I (Emma here!) would be lying. Ever since I flipped through my first wedding magazine post-engagement, I’ve been fascinated with this sweet fragrant bloom. I used to be in awe of the pink peonies, though… until I spotted the all white peony bridal bouquet. It is classic, elegant, traditional, and totally brimming with gorgeousness: take a peek!

White Peony Bridal Bouquet

white peony bridal bouquet


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Proposal Idea: The Marry Me Mug

posted on August 25, 2014 1 Comment

Oh, you’re going to love this adorable idea. Since we just talked about wedding coffee bar ideas, I knew it was the perfect time to tie in this DIY marry me mug. If you’re going to propose soon, and need the best proposal idea ever, this is one of them! Introducing the marry me mug, a mug that has the words, ‘Marry Me’, written in the inside, at the bottom, so it is revealed after she is done drinking her beverage. I think it would go something like this: guy makes girl delicious cup of coffee. Girl sits on couch waiting for said coffee, cuddling up underneath an afghan. Guy brings coffee — one mug for him, the other is the marry me mug for girl — and they converse for a pretty solid amount of time. Girl drinks her coffee too slow, it’s too hot, and boy gets impatient. He’s sweating, nervous, but he also has to drink the hot coffee because otherwise she would wonder what’s up. With each sip, he gets nervous… when will she see it?

diy marry me mug
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7 Things Every Wedding Coffee Bar Needs to Have

posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments

Hi, loves! Emma here. I’m not lying when I say that coffee ranks pretty high up there in my list of my favorite things. From espresso to cappuccino to Keurig blends (like this, my latest obsession) to pumpkin-spice fall flavors coming out next month, I’d say that coffee is a fascination. Earlier I told our Twitter followers about the funny thing I almost did this morning so you can imagine that coffee is a pretty wonderful start to my everydays. It wakes me up, smells heavenly, and it’s the juice that keeps me going, going, going. So when I saw wedding coffee bar ideas popping up on our Pinterest boards, I knew I had to turn this into an inspiration post. Because, when you get down to it, coffee and weddings are both pretty amazing; add in a few handcrafted touches and the result is awe-inspiring. If you’re a coffee-addict like me, you’ll love these seven things every wedding coffee bar NEEDS to have. Enjoy!

7 Things Every Wedding Coffee Bar Needs

1. A Stunning Display

First, you need a central table where guests can help themselves to coffee. This is one of my most favorite setups to date:

wedding coffee bar via 7 Things Every Wedding Coffee Bar Needs to Have


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31 Giveaways: #25 – Pleated Wedding Purse

posted on August 25, 2014 26 Comments

Hello, hello! Emma here and I have to say… this weekend was pretty amazing. I had the privilege of attending not one but TWO weddings (both totally gorgeous and chock-full of details, which we’ll talk about soon!) AND it was my birthday! We hope you had a great weekend, too. We’re kicking off the brand new week the best way we know how: by giving away a free prize to a lucky reader! We’ve teamed up with Toriska to offer this pleated wedding purse to one lucky reader in any color. There are plenty of shades to choose from, so there’s bound to be one that coordinates with your wedding beautifully. Take a look…

Pleated Wedding Purse

This wedding purse has pleats and fits plenty of essentials inside.

Pleated Wedding Purse


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Lace Bridesmaid Clutch Purse — Giveaway #24

posted on August 22, 2014 15 Comments

Hi, loves! And you thought we were all done with giveaways this week… think again! Moving right along, we’ve got something up our sleeves for bridesmaids: this time in the form of a gorgeous (+ handmade!) lace bridesmaid clutch purse by our pals over at ANGEE W.. I’ve oohed and aahed over ANGEE W.’s beautiful work in the past and now it’s time to give one away! Read on to see how you can win this lace bridesmaid clutch for your MOH or bridesmaid (or, maybe just keep it for yourself. We won’t tell.) Enjoy!

bridesmaid lace clutch purse


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Fun Idea: Wedding Advice Mad Libs

posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments

If your guests are a fun group of partygoers (like ours were), they will certainly appreciate this interactive idea! We spotted these wedding advice mad libs over at Cami’s Paperie and love the creativity behind it. Instead of a traditional guest book (where guests write their names and a short ‘congrats!’, guests fill out the mad libs card — WITHOUT PEEKING! — and the result is hilarious memories and priceless sentiments from your most favorite people. You can then hole-punch the sides and arrange in a binder or place in a scrapbook to re-read the hilarity for years to come. Check them out!

Fun Idea:  Wedding Advice Mad Libs


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Win a Pink Opal Necklace — Giveaway #23

posted on August 22, 2014 13 Comments

Who wants to win this pink opal necklace, giveaway #23 in our 31 Wedding Giveaways series? I sure do! Emma here and Happy Friday, lovelies! This week went by in record speed. I guess time flies when you’re having fun — and that’s pretty much what we do everyday here at Emmaline Bride (so make sure you’re subscribed). To kick off today’s posts, we’re offering this gorgeous opal necklace by Nesting Pretty to one lucky reader. More specifically, it’s a pink fire opal necklace, which sounds pretty awesome. It also happens to be the birthstone for October, so it makes a fantastic birthday gift! Read on to find out more about this unique opal necklace + enter for a chance to have it sent straight to your doorstep!

Pink Opal Necklace


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