Posted April 8, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 34 Comments
Happy Tuesday! We’re continuing the week-long giveaway series today with a gorgeous prize for the bride! But first… have you considered a bridal headband for your wedding? A headband can be worn as a veil alternative (or paired with a veil) for your ceremony and reception. We love bridal headbands because they easily accommodate any wedding hairstyle. We spotted a new collection of headbands over at Bridelicious and we’re delighted to share them with you… PLUS, we’re giving one of them away! Which one is it? Read on to find out…
1. My Delightful Mary
This headband is made with small flowers, crystals, pearls, and lace for a romantic look.
Posted April 8, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Autumn and Joe’s Nashville wedding was a hit! Their Nashville area wedding has lots of lovely details that are sure to get you in the planning mood. Autumn and Joe’s event planner was Elaine from Events by Elaine. Elaine tells us, “Married on a gorgeous fall day, Autumn and Joe’s day was filled with emotion and love. Inspired by vintage elements, a pink, yellow and gray color scheme was included in the flowers and the mismatched bridesmaid dresses. The bride made the jars for the centerpieces using lace and fabric. The couple included their mothers by hanging their dresses and wedding photos for the guests to see…”
Posted March 31, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 20 Comments
Hello, loves! Happy Monday! We’re kicking off a brand new week of handmade wedding loveliness with a giveaway from the lovely Sheila of Southern Ever After, Featured Artisan in The Marketplace. If you’re planning a vintage wedding, you’ll want to complete your bridal ensemble with a vintage inspired garter, right? Well, we’re giving one away to one lucky reader! Read on to see the details and enter for a chance to win it!
Posted March 25, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
This Nebraska DIY wedding was full of fun and handmade creativity! Meet Sandra and Loren. Their wedding was this past summer at the Auld Pavilion in Lincoln, NE. Their photographer was Aubrey from The Leekers, who captured their wedding and all of its amazing details. Aubrey tells us, “Their wedding was overflowing with creativity, DIY decorations, fun bright colors, polka-dots, a Boston Terrier with a bow tie, succulents, a coffee bar, cool arches made by the groom, confetti showers, bursts of rain showers, pinwheels, bow ties, laughs, love, and so much more.” Find out more after the jump…
Posted March 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Brides: do you love hair crowns but you need a little nudging (and inspiration)? This post is for you! We love seeing brides wearing a hair crown as their wedding hair accessory, whether in place of a veil or as an after-ceremony style. In today’s post, we’ll show you a handful of gorgeous hair crown ideas (worn by Real Brides), along with three tips for wearing a hair crown. And, we want to know: will you be wearing a hair crown at your wedding? Tell us with a comment after the post!
Posted March 5, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hi, loves! Have you seen / fallen in love with the spring clutch purses at Eclu yet? I know I have. I swear, every time I pop into the shop I find something new to love, whether it’s the clutches, the sashes, or the gorgeous hair blooms. Today, though, let’s just spend a few moments taking in the loveliness of the clutches, shall we?
Posted March 4, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
You probably won’t believe us, but spring is actually around the corner. I know. It doesn’t feel like it at all, and I (Emma here!) can’t even remember what summer feels like. I’ve reached the point this winter where I’m tired of putting on a winter coat, boots, gloves, a hat, and a scarf every time I want to go anywhere. So, I’ll be the first to say that spring can’t come soon enough! Today we’re warming you up with some hot new styles for spring and summer sandals by the lovely folks over at Fibi & Clo. We’ve teamed up with the past and we love, love, love their sandals. Read on to see five new styles for summer sandals from their collection and see which pair got the EB Editor’s Pick! Whether you’re wearing a pair of summer sandals down the aisle or on your honeymoon, we’re certain you’ll find a pair to love from this collection. Enjoy!
Posted February 28, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hi, loves! Happy Friday! Are you planning a vintage wedding with purple as part of your color palette? Want a bright POP of color for your bridal ensemble? We’ve found it! We were browsing Cloe Noel Designs and fell in love with this gorgeous purple rhinestone cuff bracelet, which is sure to make a statement down the aisle! Take a closer look…
Posted February 18, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 5 Comments
If you’re the Maid of Honor (aka The MOH) or bridesmaid and need gift ideas for the bride, you’ve come to the right place. Rather than giving a gift that have been done over and over again, we’re sharing unique bridal gifts. Thoughtful. Practical. Handmade. Hand-picked. Delightfully planned. Gifts she’ll freaking love. High-five to EB reader, Jennie, who wrote us with an Ask Emmaline question + inspired this post. This one’s for you! Read on to see what made the list…
Gift Ideas for the Bride
1. A Bride Tote… + Essential Extras
You’ve seen/heard/thought about giving the bride a ‘Bride’ tote bag. Right? It’s been done several times before, but this time you’re doing it differently. Put things inside the bag she’ll actually use. Need ideas? We’ve got ‘em:
Posted February 14, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 34 Comments
Happy Valentine’s Day, loves! When we spotted this sweet initial necklace with heart charm over at Ava Hope Designs, it was love at first sight. This lightweight, perfect-for-everyday-wear necklace features you and your special someone’s initials, separated by a heart (or ampersand) on a 14k gold chain. This necklace can be worn alone or as a layered piece. I think it makes a fantastic gift for the bride-to-be to wear before and after her wedding day. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve teamed up with the lovely Terri of Ava Hope Designs to offer an initial necklace to one lucky reader. Read on to find out more + enter for your chance to win!
Posted January 23, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Earlier this week, we received a question from bride-to-be, Anne. She was picking out decor for her reception and wanted to know what we thought of wedding chair signs. She asks, “Dear Emmaline: I am planning my wedding and I wanted to know if wedding chair signs are a must-have. I know they’re not a requirement, but do you think it’s something I should consider?” Great question, Anne! There are a few situations where decorative signs for your chairs may come in handy. Read on to see why wedding chair signs might be a worthwhile addition to your to-do list + see a few of our favorite handmade wedding finds…
Wedding Chair Signs
First, let’s take a peek at some beautiful wedding chair signs we’ve discovered. Pick from ‘Bride and Groom’ or choose another fantastic
Posted December 16, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Brides: before you buy your wedding shoes, read this post! We’re sharing six high heel disasters to avoid along with helpful tips to keep shoe situations at bay. You may even want to pass this along to your MOH and bridesmaids so they don’t encounter any high heel disasters of their own. Plus, you could win a helpful accessory to keep your feet happy this holiday season + beyond! What is it? Read on to find out… (oh and P.S. you’ll love #5.)
Posted November 21, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
What does a Christmas themed wedding look like? We’re here to show you! Noel and Jason’s Christmas themed wedding last year was very DIY detail oriented with pine cones, neat pine tree gift favors, pine cone name cards, and much more. Red, green, and a rustic theme made their Christmas wedding pop! Noel and Jason’s California wedding was photographed by the team of Emma + Josh. See the photos and get inspired by what the bride has to say…
Posted October 18, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
It’s Friday! We have a wonderful New York City wedding captured on film that you’re sure to love. Anne and Doug’s wedding this past summer will make you smile, may bring a tear to your eye, and let you revel in the amazing love that they have for one another. The wedding documentary team of Doug and Andrea at Yellow Hook Productions captured their day in marvelous detail! You may not have attended their New York City wedding, but you’re about to feel like you were there right in the middle of this love story!