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Low Rolled Updo aka Gibson Tuck Hairstyle

Posted January 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

I (Emma here!) love sharing hairstyle trends, whether for weddings or just a night on the town. My favorite hairstyle as of late is the low rolled updo, also known as the ‘Gibson Tuck’. This hairstyle is ideal for medium- to long- length hair (and it looks pretty easy to do yourself). While this style is an emerging trend, it’s not anything new: it’s actually a throwback style from the 1890′s. Show it off as-is or add a gorgeous hair accessory, like an embellished headband (like the one shown below). Read on to find out more…

low rolled updo wedding hairstyle

Handmade Las Vegas Wedding: Adrian + Andrew

Posted December 19, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

This handmade Las Vegas wedding was fantastic! Adrian and Andrew met years ago while working as hotel clerks on the Las Vegas Strip. Little did they know they’d fall in love and one day get married. Their wedding was at the TPC Summerlin Country Club which featured a picturesque landscape and exquisite ballroom. Working with Adrian and Andrew to capture their wedding was Meg from Meg Ruth Photo. See the wonderful photos and all the handmade details…

Meg Ruth Photo - handmade Las Vegas wedding

How to Look Your Best on Your Wedding Day

Posted March 29, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Hello, loves! Happy Friday! Today we’re talking about how to look your best on your wedding day. Every bride wants to look her best; this top ten list will help you achieve your perfect wedding day look. By being prepared, you can look (and feel!) your best on one of the biggest days of your life. Read on to find out more…

How to Look Your Best on Your Wedding Day: Top 10 Tips (via | photo: rose street studio

How to Get Whiter Teeth

Posted November 13, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Happy Tuesday! Question: what goes well with a white wedding dress? Whiter teeth, of course! Today we’re sharing one of the most sought after beauty secrets: how to get whiter teeth. Everyone wants a whiter, brighter, aisle-ready smile and today we’re going to show you how to get it! Read on to find out how to get whiter teeth just in time for your wedding day…

how to get whiter teeth - smiling bride with white teeth

photo by our labor of love

DIY Fishtail Braid

Posted November 9, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Happy Friday, everyone! So, I (Emma here!) need to try a new hairstyle every few months or so to mix things up. Over the last few months, I’ve been gaga for top knots, hair buns, DIY Hair Bows – even curly top knot turned side chignons (my favorite). Today, I’m here to talk about my latest hair obsession: the fishtail braid. This sweet, boho-inspired hairstyle has been gaining popularity and I see it sticking as a popular hairstyle in 2013. Whether you’re a bride-to-be looking for a perfect wedding day hairstyle or you’re like me and hoping to score a new favorite DIY ‘do, you’ll love today’s feature. Instead of keeping my own DIY fishtail braid research to myself (which is no fun for anyone), I’m sharing my favorite DIY fishtail braid finds with you today. Check out an amazing how to fishtail braid video, read a few tips, and check out Real Wedding examples below. This hairstyle is perfect for weddings, special occasions, nights out on the town, and date night! I know I’ll be giving it a try this weekend myself. So… if you have questions, share ‘em in the comments area at the bottom of the most and we’ll try to muddle through together. :) (Oh, and P.S… short-haired lovelies will find some DIY fishtail braids to try, too! This style certainly isn’t for long-haired locks alone.) Enjoy!

diy fishtail braid

8 DIY Beauty Tips to Try (+ Win a FREE Gift!)

Posted November 6, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 53 Comments

Hello, beautiful! Ever since I can remember, I (Emma here!) have been obsessed with beauty tips, tricks, and secrets. I’ve been known to concoct my own at-home beauty experiments trying out home remedies like honey, brown sugar, and coconut oil to get shiny hair and glowing skin. And, I’m always looking to try the next hot new mascara, eyeliner, or blush – or makeup tutorial to try. Today, I’ve rounded up eight of my favorite new DIY beauty tips to try including a special video that shows you how to achieve a perfect DIY bridal makeup look. And, as a special thank you for stopping by, we’re giving away a FREE beauty gift to THREE lucky readers! Read on to find out more + enjoy!

DIY Beauty Tips to Try

1. DIY Lip Exfoliator

Three ingredients is all it takes to get glowing, winter-ready lips. Slough off dead skin cells with ingredients in your home thanks to this DIY here from the ModCloth blog.

How to Avoid Tan Lines

Posted July 19, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Today we’re tackling one of the biggest wedding blunders: tan lines. Even if you’re the self-proclaimed Queen of Sunscreen, a tan line fail is bound to happen at least once in your SPF-slathering life. There will always be that cute sundress or top you just had to wear (despite the crazy neckline), or the day you miscalculated your sunblock’s life span. It happens. While not the most flattering fashion statement, tan lines aren’t the end of the world… but they are largely magnified on your wedding day. However, you can find out how to avoid tan lines with this post! Ready to discover the secret?

How to Avoid Tan Lines

10 Gorgeous Wedding Hair Down Styles

Posted March 2, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

If you’re a bride who already rocks gorgeous locks (hi there, beautiful!) this post was written just for you. Your hair is already pretty as is, so don’t feel pressure to wear it up just because it seems like the thing to do. Instead, wear your hair in a way that makes you look and feel your own personal best. This means you could rock tons of volume, a stylish braid down the aisle, tousle your hair into a wavy, beach chic look, a chic up-do, or wear your hair down to suit your specific style. With any wedding hairstyle you select, you’ll feel confident and look radiant because you’ll feel like your very best self. So, grab that cup of coffee and get ready to inspire your styling side with an assortment of wedding hair down styles selected just for you. We’ve also included a few fun DIY hairstyles to try this weekend! So, let’s begin, shall we?

Wedding Hair Down Styles

This first image is my (Emma here!) own personal favorite. It was photographed beautifully by Anna Roussos Photography and this bride is the personification of sheer and utter joy!

wedding hair down

How to Get Glowing Skin Naturally

Posted January 20, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Let’s face it: planning your wedding or other special event in your life can be stressful. Stress can lead to breakouts, lack of sleep, and nutritional deficiencies that can leave you feeling (and looking) less than your best. Today we’re showing you how to say goodbye to dry and flaky skin and say hello to that ready-for-the-aisle radiance you crave. Read on to find out how to get glowing skin naturally with handmade, natural beauty products + find out how to make a DIY face mask using a few items you already have in your kitchen. Enjoy!

how to get glowing skin naturally

How to Wear a Scarf: Inspiration + Scarf-Savvy Ideas

Posted December 9, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments

We featured a Real Wedding where the bride wore a light pink silk scarf with her wedding gown, and we remember it like the post was yesterday. The bride, Debbie, wanted a simple, sweet, and elegant wedding day look, so her light pink scarf was the perfect thing to tie into her personal style. If you’re looking for an accessory to tie into your bridal ensemble, perhaps a silk scarf is just what you need for a fun pop of color! And, if you’re not sure where to begin, you’ve come to the right place. I love scarves and wear them as often as possible. But before I became scarf-savvy, I had that feeling where I would see pretty scarves at the store and feel like I wasn’t sure if I could pull it off… you know?

That’s why today we are helping to nudge you a little into the right scarf-savvy direction with a few tips + tricks on how to wear a scarf. Wearing a scarf around your neck isn’t the only way to work it; you can wear it around your neck, as a headband, as a wrap, as a cuff bracelet, styled into your braided hairstyle, and more. You can even decorate your reception or ceremony site with scarves… your love nest, too! Read on for plenty of scarf-filled goodness compiled just for you after the jump!

How to Wear a Scarf with your Gown

The most popular way to wear a scarf is worn around one’s neck. If you’re braving a cold wintry wedding, consider a silk scarf for a pop of color or a pretty pattern in lieu of a heavy wrap. It won’t keep you as warm as wool, but it may just be the lightweight accessory piece for which you’ve been looking. Besides, if you get a chill I’m sure your groom will be happy to lend you his suit coat, right? ;)

Here is one example how to wear a scarf with your gown. This is Debbie, the bride we mentioned early in this post:

how to wear a scarf

Bridal Bow

Posted July 29, 2010 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

This unique, delicate bridal bow features sweet dupioni silk.  Darling! Spotted at JadeRoseDesigns.

{photography: christopher murr | dress: sarah seven}

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