Shirt Collar Stays for Groomsmen

shirt collar stays groomsmen gift idea (by julie the fish designs)

by juliethefish designs

Looking for an awesome groomsmen gift? Consider two key attributes: 1) the gift is functional, and 2) the gift is custom. If the gift is functional, he’ll be sure to actually use it. And, if it’s custom-made, he won’t already own one — and he’s likely to keep it for a long time. Today we’re sharing shirt collar stays, one of our favorite groomsmen gift ideas. What are shirt collar stays, you ask? Read on to find how they’re used, why he’ll love ’em, and find out where you can grab a set for your groom, groomsmen, ring bearer, fathers, and grandfathers…

Giveaway: Win an Address Stamp for Invitations!

address stamp

by letter2love

We love a brand new giveaway, especially when the prize saves you time on wedding invitations! This week, we’ve teamed up with the lovely duo Samantha and Angie of Letter2Love to give away a custom return address stamp. This personalized stamp will make addressing your return envelopes for invitations, save the dates, and thank you notes so much easier! Enter for a chance to win your choice of a classic wooden handle stamp or a custom self-inking stamp below. Good luck!

21 Most Unique Boutonniere Ideas

spark plug boutonniere (by The Ritzy Rose) - 21 Unique Alternative Boutonniere Ideas

by the ritzy rose

The groom is unique: why should he wear the same old floral boutonniere? Today we’re inspiring you to get creative and think outside the traditional bout box. We’ve rounded up the most unique alternative boutonniere ideas from around the web and we’ve included a little something for everyone. There’s a spark plug boutonniere for the mechanic, a compass for the sailor, a guitar pick boutonniere for the music-lover – even hops for the home brewer! We’ve also incorporated favorite wedding theme ideas like a starfish boutonniere for the beach, a skeleton key for a vintage wedding, and a cotton boutonniere for rustic weddings. Read on to get inspired and see which alternative boutonniere ideas made the list! (P.S. And, we want to know… what’s the most unique boutonniere you’ve ever seen?)

Mason Jars with Handles? – Ask Emmaline

Mason Jars with Handles

left: photo by megan thiele, right: via pinterest

We received this Ask Emmaline question from Britney yesterday and it’s a good one! She asks,

I am looking for mason jars with handles and lids for a decent price. I have had no luck and I am starting to worry I wont find any. Also, do you have any ideas or any way to cover the mason jar before the guests get to their drinks?” Fantastic question! With mason jar drinking glasses being so popular at weddings, we’ve had numerous requests from brides-to-be asking where to buy them. And, keeping those mason jars covered before guests grab them for drinking is an important detail to note. Read on to see our response…