Posted April 25, 2013 | ♥ 1 Comment
Writing thank you notes is probably not the first thing on your mind right now as you plan your wedding. However, writing thank you notes is a very important part of the planning process. If you get organized now, writing thank you notes after the honeymoon will be a breeze! Today we’re showing you ten shortcuts for writing thank you notes PLUS inspiring you with thank you notes by the beautiful Nostalgic Imprints. In this post, you’ll find inspiration for thank you notes, ideas to get organized, find out how to save time + money, and be on your way to enjoying more of your honeymoon after the big day. Enjoy!
Posted April 24, 2013 | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Brides: have you found the perfect dress but want to add a little something extra? A bridal sash is a welcome addition to any gown to add a pop of color, bling, or an heirloom detail to your dress in seconds. Today we’re showing you how to choose a bridal sash in three easy steps, along with inspiration from the lovely SparkleSM, an expert in the bridal sash industry. So, grab that huge afternoon cup of coffee (um, I recently discovered carrot cake coffee and I’m hooked!) – or tea – and read on to find out how to choose a bridal sash + get a dose of handmade loveliness after the jump! Enjoy!
Posted April 24, 2013 | ♥ 1 Comment
Hello, brides! Have you decided on your wedding favors yet? Today we’re sharing some macaron wedding favor inspiration thanks to the folks at Le Bonbon. But first… what is a macaron? A macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection made of eggs, sugar (icing sugar and granulated sugar), ground almond or almond powder, and food coloring. Macarons have become all the rage in the wedding industry over the past few years, and we don’t see these sweet confections going anywhere soon. Read on for six reasons to use macarons as wedding favors PLUS find out where to buy ‘em. Enjoy!
Posted April 23, 2013 | ♥ 1 Comment
Welcome to this handmade laid-back wedding! Karis and Josiah’s wedding was everything they wanted it to be: stress free and laid-back. They tell us, “We wanted less of a party and more of a family gathering… a gathering filled with family and friends that wanted to share in our joy on our day. I didn’t want to choose colors or a theme that was too trendy. We chose a neutral color theme of grey, browns, and creams. The overall theme we wanted was handmade, homey, vintage, and romantic.” Karis and Josiah’s wedding was one that you’re sure to enjoy with stylish photography by Kaity Whitman from Photo Love Photography! Read on to see more…
Posted April 23, 2013 | ♥ 4 Comments
True or false: the guest book is an important detail of your reception. True! You will treasure a guest book (or guest book alternative) after the wedding to remember who shared in your special day. (Read more about why you need one). With so many fun + unique new guest book alternatives, today’s guest book is anything but boring… and today we’re making sure your guest book goes off without a hitch! Find out about seven guest book mistakes to avoid to ensure guests stop by your guest book (or alternative), sign in, and leave a memorable note for you to enjoy for years to come. We’ll also give you some tips on where to find delightful handmade wedding guest books, guest book alternatives, and guest book supplies for your wedding. PLUS, we’re offering a FREE printable guest book sign for you to print. Enjoy!
P.S. Isn’t this guest book gorgeous? We love it! By In Or Out Media.
Posted April 22, 2013 | ♥ Leave a Comment!
If you love to cook – or want to learn how to after tying the knot – don’t miss today’s post! But first… have you been to Sur La Table recently? If not, you should check them out… and grab a barcode scanning gun while you’re there! Read on to find out ten reasons why Sur La Table is the destination for those with a passion for cooking and a love for food.
Posted April 22, 2013 | ♥ 160 Comments
Hello, lovelies! Happy Monday! It’s time for another brand new handmade wedding giveaway at Emmaline Bride! This week, we’ve teamed up with Efrat Deutsch to offer one lucky reader a $150 gift certificate to use towards anything in her shop! Efrat’s gorgeous collection of handmade jewelry (like the hand-picked pieces we’re showing below!) is perfect for the bride-to-be or bridesmaids and will be enjoyed for years to come. Read on to find out more…
Posted April 19, 2013 | ♥ 3 Comments
Hello, hello! Happy Friday! Have you thought about how you’ll present your bridal shower or wedding favors yet? Look no further! We found these delightful cake slice boxes – handmade by the lovely Imeon Design – and we think you’re going to love them just as much as we do. These cake slice boxes are handmade, crafted from high quality paper, and feature paper flowers of “icing” to tie into your color palette. This cake box is designed to hold wedding or bridal shower favors (such as ridiculously delicious candies) and makes a lasting keepsake box for guests. Read on to see some of our hand-picked favorites…
Posted April 18, 2013 | ♥ 44 Comments
Hello, brides! You don’t want to miss today’s post! If you’re looking for the ultimate way to create your own wedding app to get organized, get interactive with guests, and get planning, we’ve found it! Read on to get the full scoop on how to create the best wedding planning app and website on the market… now available! (Plus, find out how you can enter to win one for FREE!)
Posted April 17, 2013 | ♥ 7 Comments
Cue the Downton Abbey intro music and get ready to dive into roaring twenties-inspired wedding loveliness! I believe Downton fans fall into three categories: those who would very much consider adoption into the Crawley clan (and want to recreate Mrs. Patmore’s famous Christmas Pudding), fans who mostly watch just to root for Mr. Bates and Anna, and those who loathe Lady Mary’s dreadful decisions… but can’t seem to look away. (Oh, and those who pronounce it Downtown, though who are we kidding? We’ve all done it at least once.) To inspire all of the above, we’ve gathered up ten hand-picked Downton Abbey inspired wedding finds for your 1920s or vintage themed wedding. And, we’re kicking off the list with two incredible jewelry pieces handmade by Merry Alchemy. So, grab a
huge cup of coffee spot of tea and read on to begin… oh, and don’t miss #10. It’s awesome. Enjoy!
1920s / Downton Abbey Inspired Wedding
1. 1920s / Downton Abbey Inspired Wedding Jewelry
We love this gorgeous 1920s inspired wedding jewelry set including tassel earrings and a matching necklace. It is named Lady Emma is handmade by Merry Alchemy. We think the Lady Grantham would approve.
Posted April 17, 2013 | ♥ 186 Comments
Hello, brides! Question: have you visited Crafty Pie Press lately? If not, now is the perfect time to do so! Crafty Pie Press has recently unveiled some gorgeous new modern wedding invitations and save the date designs… and we’re honored to share them with you today! We’ve hand-selected eight of our favorite modern wedding invitations from their collection and we are sharing a special discount code for Emmaline Bride readers only. PLUS, Crafty Pie Press is offering a $200 giveaway! Read on to see the modern wedding invitations we love best + find out how you can win…
Modern Wedding Invitations (+ Giveaway!)
First, let’s take a peek at the modern wedding invitations newly added to their shop. My favorite is this style named “Playful Poster”.
1. Playful Poster Modern Wedding Invitations
Posted April 16, 2013 | ♥ 1 Comment
This Arkansas real wedding was gorgeous! Erin and Keenan’s Arkansas wedding ceremony was in beautiful Bella Vista. After getting ready, Erin and Kennan headed to the architecturally impressive Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. There the couple was captured separately by their photographers Jason and Chasnie from Vinson Images. The chapel set among a natural landscape has large wooden doors, grand arches, and is encompassed with natural light by glass windows. It really was a graceful place for a ceremony. Erin and Keenan’s Arkansas real wedding and its many intimate moments are something you’re sure to enjoy.