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The Handcrafted Wedding Bride: Photo of the Day

October 8, 2014 Leave a Comment

bride getting married holds her favorite wedding book, The Handcrafted Wedding

Planning your wedding? The book, “The Handcrafted Wedding” is being held up by this bride on her wedding day as today’s photo pick. The photo was captured by Michelle Gardella Photography and is just one from this Americana Inspired Wedding. The Handcrafted Wedding is described as, “Bursting with creativity and fun! The Handcrafted Wedding is an idea book with more than 340 concepts, ideas, styles, and projects to take your wedding day from mundane to magnificent. The details are the heart of a wedding and in The Handcrafted Wedding you’ll discover how to incorporate the romantic details of your unique story into an event that captures the essence of your relationship.” By author Emma Arendoski, Editor of Emmaline Bride. Buy the Book Here!

The Handcrafted Wedding Bride

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17 Amazing Wedding Marquee Lights

October 8, 2014 1 Comment

Get ready to light up your wedding in the most memorable way possible! Hi loves, Emma here and I am positively loving this trend. Marquee lights have been in the wedding spotlight for awhile now, but this is a trend we don’t see going by the wayside anytime soon.

You can use marquee lights in so many interesting ways: light up your bar with a fun cocktails sign or use it to illuminate your wedding date.

wedding date marquee lights

I especially love the use of marquee lights to deck out your ceremony space, like this…

And these signs are pretty amazing, too. Hello, coffee bar sign. It’s perfect for your coffee themed wedding.

Add marquee lights to your barn wedding decor, like this.

barn wedding marquee lights

Here are some additional lovely lights to inspire you.

Make your own wedding marquee lights

We spotted this A M A Z I N G do it yourself project over at Evan & Katelyn for making your own wedding marquee lights. They used ‘LOVE’ as their sign, but you can customize this project in anything you choose. Only have patience for one letter? Just make one for your new last name. Want one for each of you? Make two, one with your initial and one with your love’s. Want to go all out? J U S T M A R R I E D or T H E B E S T D A Y E V E R would take awhile, but more power to ya.

They made their own for their big day… and here’s the finished product, too!

Oh, and this totally reminds me of A + I. One of our cats would totally photobomb our DIY photo, I just know it.

Make your own wedding marquee lights by heading over here!

sources //
t heart e | via wedding chicks
heart sign with dessert table | photo: katie vowels for anna mcelwain photography via style me pretty
wedding date in marquee lights | via dimples and tangles
j & m wedding marquee lights in barn | photo: annie mcelwain via 100layercake
h & k ceremony wedding marquee lights | photo: ungano & agriodimas via brooklyn blonde
heart | vintage marquee letters
a & n yellow wedding marquee lights | patent pending project
vintage love dessert bar sign | photo: mariel & joey
coffee marquee sign | photo: annie mcelwain via 100layercake
you & me | photo: bayly and moore via green wedding shoes
LOVE wedding marquee lights against sign | leah lee photography via style me pretty
P & R blue wedding marquee lights | patent pending project
mr & mrs wedding marquee lights (couple leaning in for kiss) | photo: by the robinsons
bar sign | photo: aneta MAK
hashtag | intimate weddings
cocktails marquee sign | photo: paige winn photo

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17 Amazing Wedding Marquee Lights

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Which of these is your favorite? Are you using marquee lights at your wedding?

xo
-E.

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Wedding Bouquet Charm: Embroider It!

October 8, 2014 Leave a Comment

charm your bouquet

Hi loves! Happy Wednesday! We have a LOT of inspiration on the plate today, kicking it off with this gorgeous wedding bouquet charm. Have you thought about adding a bouquet charm to your blooms? This delightful embroidered bouquet charm by The Merriweather Council features a hand embroidered initial and heart, initials with a heart in the middle, or an infinity symbol on a durable charm pendant — your choice. Embroider your groom’s initial onto the pendant or use your wedding bouquet charm to honor a lost loved one at your ceremony.

Your wedding bouquet charm will become a lasting keepsake after the big day! Add a necklace chain to your order so you can string it on a durable chain to be worn as a necklace.

Here are the color options:

Wedding Bouquet Charm:  Embroider It!

These bouquet charms would also make lovely gifts for bridesmaids. You can have an embroidered bouquet charm made with each girl’s initial and have it wrapped around her bouquet and worn as a necklace afterward.

Wedding Bouquet Charm:  Embroider It!

Where to Get the Wedding Bouquet Charm

Want one? Head over to The Merriweather Council to order yours.

The Merriweather Council is a Featured Artist at Emmaline Bride in The Marketplace.

There’s more coming up next!

xo
-E.

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Halloween Wedding Idea >> Photo of the Day

October 7, 2014 Leave a Comment

bride and groom holding pumpkins in front of faces halloween wedding | halloween wedding idea

Are you planning a Halloween wedding? Don’t miss this creative Halloween wedding idea, which was captured by Jill Johnson Photography. In this photo, the bride and groom hold carved pumpkins with a candle inside (we recommend one of these to prevent accidents) in front of their faces. It makes for a pretty memorable wedding photo, don’t you think? Not to mention one that ties into your Halloween wedding theme perfectly! Want to see more? Check out 30 Fun (+ Stylish!) Halloween Wedding Ideas.

What do you think of this Halloween Wedding Idea?



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Gold and Green Wedding Colors – Inspiration Board

October 7, 2014 Leave a Comment

Gold and Green Wedding Colors

Before you pick your wedding theme, did you know that colors play an important role? As a matter of fact, some weddings are themed around particular color palettes. To inspire you, we’re sharing one of our favorite combinations: gold and green wedding colors. A gold and green wedding can be your a color theme with vintage, bohemian, rustic, or modern touches throughout, depending on which decor accents you choose. We’re sharing a plethora of gold green wedding goodness in this post. What do you think of this color theme?

Gold Green Wedding Colors

Gold and Green Wedding Colors Inspiration BoardGold and Green Wedding Colors Inspiration Boardgreen gold wedding cakeGold and Green Wedding Colors Inspiration Board

sources //

garland | little ray of sunflower
gold green wedding invitations | annie taylor design (also top image)
gold green wedding earrings | earrings nation
gold monogram A | host and toast studio
L O V E sign | mishu and me
brooch bouquet | the ritzy rose
tassel garland | ellenor shop
gold and green wedding ring | kristin coffin
bridal headpiece | lalarocque
gold wedding table number | companyfortytwo
gold green wedding shoes by gucci | photo: ellie gillard via whimsical wonderland weddings
green bridesmaid dress | photo: katelyn james via style me pretty

xo
-E.

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9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

October 7, 2014 Leave a Comment

bohemian-wedding-dress

Yesterday we inspired you with geometric wedding ideas and today we’re sprinkling another gorgeous wedding theme across these pages! Have you considered a bohemian wedding theme for your big day? Emma here and in my new book, The Inspired Wedding, I dive into seven handpicked wedding themes and one of my favorites is bohemian (in the book you’ll find it under Free Spirit). This theme is whimsical, free-spirited handmade goodness at its finest. In this post, you’ll find nine fresh bohemian wedding ideas we haven’t shared yet including bohemian wedding invitations, a gorgeous dress, attire for bridesmaids, reception inspiration, an arch for your ceremony, and more! It’s time to get inspired…

Bohemian Wedding Ideas

1. Bohemian Wedding Dress

bohemian wedding dress

dahlnyc (also, top photo – dress by dahlnyc)

2. Bohemian Bridesmaid Dresses

bohemian bridesmaid dresses via 9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

dahlnyc

3. Bohemian Wedding Invitation

bohemian wedding invitation via 9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

jen simpson design

4. Bohemian Wedding Arch

bohemian ceremony floral arch via 9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

via

5. Bohemian Wedding Headpiece

bohemian wedding hairpiece via 9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

elibre

6. Bohemian Wedding Bouquet

bohemian wedding bouquet via 9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

photo: erik clausen via junebug weddings

7. Floral Hair Wreath

floral boho hair wreath via 9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

photo: devin donnahoo photography via every last detail

8. Bohemian Wedding Reception

bohemian wedding reception via 9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

photo: devin donnahoo photography via every last detail

9. Whimsical Hanging White Paper Orbs

bohemian paper orbs via 9 Bohemian Wedding Ideas for your Free Spirited Side

the find sac

What do you think of the bohemian wedding theme? Will YOUR wedding be boho inspired?

xo
-E.

P.S. You can read more about this theme – and six others! – from start to finish in this book.

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Rustic Themed Wedding? Get a Wood Watch to Match!

October 6, 2014 Leave a Comment

rustic themed wedding watch wood grooms gift

Are you planning a rustic themed wedding? If you are, you may want your groom to accessorize with a wooden watch from JORD. JORD makes some of the most amazing rustic themed wedding watches, all made from real wood. If your wedding is rustic, woodland, or natural-themed, this is a perfect gift for the groom.

Rustic Themed Wedding Watch

Take a look at our favorite rustic themed wedding watch styles from JORD:

rustic themed wedding watch wood grooms gift

rustic themed wedding watch wood grooms gift

JORD offers over 30 different unique wood watches from men and women. Don’t leave that wrist bare on your wedding day, wear a wood watch.

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T-Rex Chases Wedding Groomsmen >> Photo of the Day

October 6, 2014 Leave a Comment

t-rex chases wedding groomsmen

Run! It’s a T-Rex! This T-Rex chases wedding groomsmen photo is a fun photo created by Butler Photography, LLC. We love it when photographers are able to capture a wedding and add fun details to the photos. Have a favorite creative wedding photo? Share it with us.

T-Rex Chases Wedding Groomsmen

Want creative looking wedding photos? Check out our preferred wedding photographers! See all the photos from this Connecticut Tree Farm Wedding.



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