Posted July 31, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 22 Comments
Ready for a brand new giveaway? We’ve teamed up with Sheila, the lovely garter-maker over at Southern Ever After, to offer a vintage monogrammed garter to one lucky reader! This vintage-inspired garter features blue thread embroidery customized with your brand new monogram. The garter is made of lace and features a chic rhinestone embellishment. On the reverse side, there is a monogram with your first initial, new last name initial (or current last name, if you don’t plan to change your name), and middle initial. The winner will also receive the tossing garter, as shown in the 2nd and 3rd photos below. Take a look!
Posted July 27, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
For Day 27′s wedding hairstyles pick, we went with this braided ponytail updo. It is a fantastic way to frame the face and adds texture to an otherwise simple, but elegant, ponytail. Take a peek…
Posted July 24, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 25 Comments
Hi, loves! Today we’re talking about what the bride needs for her wedding. More importantly, though, six things every bride needs for the morning of the wedding. Things for those endearing getting-ready photos. The hair and makeup. The excited, holy-cow-this-is-happening-today part of your big day. The Best Morning Ever. After all, it only comes around once! Read on to find out what made the list of must-haves for every bride. And, might I add, there’s a special giveaway hidden inside this post just to make it extra sweet. :) Enjoy!
5 Things Every Bride Needs: Morning of the Wedding
So, what does the bride really need? In short, these five things:
1. A Beverage
Whether she’s a coffee drinker, prefers tea, or wants mimosas on her big day, make sure they’re readily available. Some people swear by no coffee on the bride’s wedding day (making one jittery), but I have to disagree. Well, sort-of. If you’re a regular coffee drinker, you’ll want to drink the same amount as usual; otherwise, you’ll get one of those terrible caffeine headaches. If you don’t usually drink coffee because it makes you jittery, then obviously pass. And, as it goes with beverages, moderation is key: you won’t want to slam mimosas (for obvious reasons) just as you won’t want to drink too many caffeinated beverages without incorporating water to stay hydrated. And, don’t drink too many beverages right before that gown goes on. Once that is on, it’s pretty much on… and bathroom breaks in a gown are a pain in the you-know-what.
Posted July 24, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hi, loves! Emma here. The angled bob wedding hairstyle is one of my favorite styles, for weddings and for everyday. I swear, I’ve been trying to grow my hair out for a little while now but whenever I see wedding hairstyles like this, I start thinking, hmm, just a little trim? ;) An angled bob wedding hairstyle is a cute cut for short to medium length hair and is pretty low maintenance. Once you have it styled like so, you can add a pretty hair accessory like a pin or birdcage veil to finish the look.
Angled Bob Wedding Hairstyle
Posted July 23, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hi, loves! Emma here. Can I tell you a secret? I’m loving these wedding hairstyles, but I am secretly having trouble coming up with unique, totally-captures-the-look names for these styles. I mean, seriously, how many times can you say something is a pulled back updo and make it sound unique? Ah, well. Updos are pretty similar, you have to admit, but today’s sleek updo is one of our favorites for a traditional wedding. I love the way the bride’s hair is pulled away from her face, highlighting those earrings and that neckline! Oh, and that dress! It’s gorgeous. Take a look…
Sleek Updo Wedding Hairstyle
Posted July 21, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hi, loves! Happy Monday! We’re kicking off the brand new week with a beautiful hairstyle pick and a how-to video tutorial! This easy five minute fishtail updo is a beautiful look for your wedding, bridal shower, engagement party, or even as an updo for trying on dresses. I know a five minute fishtail updo is a tall order but Hair and Makeup by Steph makes it look oh-so-possible! We’ve included the how-to video with this post so you can see how it’s done. Take a peek!
Easy 5 Minute Fishtail Updo
Posted July 18, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Good morning, loves! Friday already? How did that happen? It’s Day 18 in the wedding hairstyles series and today we’re showcasing a half up hairstyle. This style is best for medium length hair and can be used on either thick or thin locks. If you have thicker hair, you may need more bobby pins; for thin hair, you’ll love the way it oomphs your volume! Take a look…
Half Up Hairstyle
Posted July 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 23 Comments
Brides: do not miss this post! Do you love the idea of a custom handmade wedding bouquet that a) looks amazing, b) lasts forever, and c) is free? Now’s your chance to get all three! We’ve teamed up with Curious Floral to offer an exclusive luxe handmade bouquet giveaway to one lucky Emmaline Bride reader. This bouquet — as shown in the photo below — is made from sola flowers, preserved casipa, preserved babies breath, faux dusty miller, tallow berries, and raw cotton with a rustic twine finish on the stem. It’s simply gorgeous! Read on to find out more…
Luxe Handmade Wedding Bouquet
Posted July 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Good morning, loves! It’s Day 17 in our wedding hairstyles series and today we’re sharing one of our favorite hairstylists! Have you heard of Hair & Makeup by Steph? She’s pretty amazing. Not only do we swoon over her gorgeous hairstyle and makeup applications, but she’s also sweet as sugar. In this hairstyle pick — the ponytail flip updo — Steph is modeling the style herself. This is the perfect wedding hairstyle for the bride who wants an elegant, finished look.
Ponytail Flip Updo
Posted July 15, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Good morning, loves! It’s Day 15 in our wedding hairstyles series and today’s pick is a bride top knot! I love, love, love this style. I wear a top knot way too often (remember the this?), but it’s an effortless style that can be dressed up or down. I love how totally elegant it looks on this beautiful bride. If you’re wearing a top knot, I recommend going with a pair of really stunning earrings. Take a look…
Bride Top Knot
Posted July 14, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 6 Comments
Brides: if you love the look of a flower hair crown instead of a veil (or you’re wondering what it is), you’ve come to the right place! Today we’re sharing eight oh-so-lovely flower hair crown examples AND Roses & Lemons is giving away a flower hair crown for FREE to one lucky reader! I know, Mondays sure are the best, aren’t they? Read on to get started…
What Is a Flower Hair Crown?
First things first: what is a flower hair crown? A hair crown, in this case with flowers, is a bohemian bridal veil alternative that can be worn by the bride on her wedding day. Instead of a traditional veil, a bride wears a hair crown usually with a more casual hairstyle. Here are a few examples of flower hair crowns we think you’ll love…
If you’re planning a woodland wedding, this is the crown for you.
Posted July 13, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Hi, loves! We’re continuing the fun of our wedding hairstyles series (all month long in July!) with this gorgeous updo with twists. It’s great for medium-length hair and works great if you have a side bang or wisps for added impact. This hairstyle can be worn with or without a veil. Take a look…