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3 Tips for Wearing a Bow Tie (+ a Giveaway!)

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Emma Arendoski

CEO/Editor at Emmaline Bride
Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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Brides: if your groom is wearing a bow tie for your wedding (or thinking about it), don’t miss this post! Today we’re sharing three tips for wearing a bow tie so he can rock one in style. We’re also sharing inspiration, showing you how to tie a bow tie, and we’re giving away a bow tie and suspenders set to one lucky reader from Element Boutique! It’s all inside…

3 Tips for Wearing a Bow Tie (photo: paige and blake green photography)

4th Annual Holiday Giveaway Palooza! – Day 1

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Emma Arendoski

CEO/Editor at Emmaline Bride
Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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Hello, loves! Merry Christmas Eve! Yesterday, all I could think about was how it was already Christmas Eve Eve (or, as my sister likes to call it, “the day before the day before Christmas” which has a nice ring to it). The holidays sure do sneak up quickly! Every Monday at Emmaline Bride, we kick off a brand new handmade giveaway; we thought today was an awesome opportunity to showcase the last official giveaway of 2012 and launch our 4th Annual Holiday Giveaway Palooza! This giveaway series is unique: each day, visit Emmaline Bride to view the day’s new prizes (by a few lovely Featured Artisans from The Marketplace) and enter for your chance to win. Each day is a new chance to win… and this year, the prizes are BIGGER + better than ever! So… grab a huge cup of morning coffee, snuggle into some slippers, and read on for YOUR chance to win handmade goodies for yourself or a friend! Enjoy!

NOTE: This giveaway is closed (ended 11:59pm EST Dec. 24th). The winners are Stacey G, Kelly Anne, and Monica! Please check your inbox on how to claim your prize.

emmaline bride 4th annual holiday giveaway

The Wedding Bow Tie Guide

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Emma Arendoski

CEO/Editor at Emmaline Bride
Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (2014). You can also find me blogging at Emmaline Baby.
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Good morning! Happy Friday! Yesterday we talked about creative wedding alternatives and today we’re talking about a fun twist for the groom: the bow tie. The bow tie is a classic look – think Sinatra, Bond, or Astaire – and if you’re a fan of this dapper style you’ll love today’s post. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite bow ties from around the web to inspire you. Find out where to buy a handmade wedding bow tie, how to tie one on, 5 Do’s and Don’t’s of bow ties, and more. Enjoy!

groom bow tie with black and white stripes

Love Bird Cake Topper Giveaway!

It’s Monday, which means it’s time for a brand new handmade wedding giveaway! This week, we’ve teamed up with Cinnamon Birds to offer one lucky reader the chance to win this adorable love bird cake topper. These little birds – handmade just for you – are crafted in moss green and ivory. The groom bird has tiny white buttons, a black top hat, and a matching black bow tie, while the bride bird is wearing a teeny bridal veil to the side with a pink forget-me-not flower. The cake topper measures 3″ tall (+ 1″ for the groom’s top hat). Read on to find out how you can enter for a chance to win this topper for your wedding day…

bird cake topper giveaway