September 1, 2014 Leave a Comment
Have you seen this show on BBC called Sherlock? It’s pretty amazing, in so far as detective shows go. When Lorna Lovecraft took her admiration for the series to a whole new level with a Sherlock inspired wedding shoot, the color palette, bouquets, lace-detailed everything fit right in. But what we loved most was the vintage silhouette cake which totally stole the show. We’ve seen an awesome silhouette wedding cake in the past, but this, um, takes the cake. Read on to see it!
August 30, 2014 2 Comments
Before you tie the knot, you want to know your partner really well, right? We’ve rounded up four top books every bride should read before the wedding to focus on what really matters: a long and happy marriage. We’ve included one on love, one on happiness, a book on inspiring yourself, and a fun book you can work on together. Find out what made our list…
Books Every Bride Should Read Before the Wedding
1. The 5 Love Languages by Gary D. Chapman
This book covers the languages of love, pretty appropriate for a couple getting married, no? As the book states, “By learning the five love languages, you and your spouse will discover your unique love languages and learn practical steps in truly loving each other. Chapters are categorized by love language for easy reference, and each one ends with specific, simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse and guide your marriage in the right direction.”
August 29, 2014 17 Comments
Are you planning an outdoor, nature-inspired wedding? Do you want wedding favors guests will actually use? We’ve found it! We’re excited to present giveaway #30 in our 31 Wedding Giveaways Series for August. We’ve teamed up with Jacquelyn Vaccaro to offer fifty (50) wildflower seed favors to one lucky reader. See a glimpse + find out more…
Seed Packet Favors
August 29, 2014 1 Comment
Hi, guys! Emma here, and I have a problem: I’m obsessed with sequins — gold, silver, hot pink, black — you name it, I would embellish with it. Maybe I just like sparkly, shiny things… Glitter. Diamonds. Druzy. Gold foil. (Then again, who doesn’t?) It turns out that sequins — you know, disc-shaped beads used for decoration purposes — originated in France and are used in a wide variety of accessories today including clothing, handbags, hair accessories, and more. What’s even more fascinating, though, is how they’re taking the wedding world by storm. It seems gold sequin wedding ideas are trending the most, with rose gold just one step behind. And, like its trending counterpart — gold foil everything — we know this is one trend that will be sticking around for awhile. Here’s how it starts: you don’t even think you like sequins, but then you discover a tutu-like wedding dress with a gold sequin bodice and think, holy cow, that’s gorgeous. Then you find a few gold sequin garlands, headbands, sashes, sequin trim wrapped invitations… and before you know it, you’re sequining ALL OF THE THINGS. So, take a look at the thirty-plus gold sequin wedding finds we’ve gathered (don’t worry, we’ll do silver, pink, and black in the future, I’m sure), and tell us know what you think of this trend. Sidebar: if you’re planning to incorporate some gold sequin wedding ideas into your Best Day Ever, I recommend moderation — it’s always key, you know. Enjoy!
August 28, 2014 9 Comments
Hi, loves! It’s time for another f a n t a s t i c giveaway, this time #29 out of our 31 Wedding Giveaways series! And, might I add, it’s a beautiful one. Have you been to The Jewelry Bar lately? There’s this gold initial disc necklace that has positively stolen my little handmade heart… and, it’s consequently up for grabs to one lucky Emmaline Bride reader! Will it be YOU?
August 28, 2014 15 Comments
We’ve talked about chalkboard, wood grain guest books, metallic guest books, and a unique rustic guest book idea. However, it’s been awhile since we’ve shown a traditional guest book, no? For our classic, elegant brides-to-be, this damask guest book is made for you! It’s handmade. Beautifully crafted. Made with love. Made to order. It is covered in a stunning raised (textured) white damask design atop natural lokta paper for an organic look and feel. It is tied together with a white satin ribbon, which can be customized in your choice of color. I guess the question on our minds is, why wouldn’t you want to win this? It’s Giveaway #28 and it’s gorgeous with a capital G. Read on to find out how you can get your hands on this damask guest book by the sweet, always-inspiring Red Otter Creative…
August 27, 2014 2 Comments
This outdoor Seattle wedding has plenty of Anthropologie and J.Crew-esque style! The couple, Molly and Kenny, were married earlier this summer in a small town just north of Seattle, Washington. Their wedding was captured by Kali from Kali Norton Photography. Find out more from Kali and see all their beautiful details…
August 27, 2014 35 Comments
If you’re thinking about decor for your reception, it’s time to count your lucky stars: we’re giving away a sweet $75 gift card to one lucky reader as Giveaway #27 in our 31 Wedding Giveaways Series for August! We’ve teamed up with the always-so-lovely Jennie of Duryea Place Designs to offer a $75 gift card towards anything your little heart desires in her shop. Since none of us here at EB can win, we’ve done the next best thing: rounded up some of our favorite finds that YOU, as a matter of fact, have the opportunity to win! So, grab a huge cup of coffee (my intake has been especially high since we talked about this) and get ready to shop til you drop. Enjoy!
August 27, 2014 1 Comment
Hi, Brides! Are you working on favors (like jam jars, honey, or these) and you need custom wedding labels or stickers that will fit right in? We’ve found one fantastic resource and we’re excited to share it with you today. Introducing StickerYou, one place to find custom wedding labels and stickers for your projects. Oh, and remember when we talked about temporary wedding tattoos? They’ve got ‘em, too! Read on to find out more…
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
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: