Posted March 15, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
Kelly and Chris’ save the date engagement session is fun they get to share! This North Carolina couple is planning their July 2012 wedding in Wilmington, NC and were looking for the perfect photos for their save the date stationery. After contacting Wilmington photographer Eric Boneske from Eric Boneske Photography, they headed out to an abandoned farm. Kelly and Chris, being such a photogenic couple, worked with Eric to capture happiness between future husband and wife.
Posted January 25, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
We’ve been in love with the beautiful collection of bridesmaid clutch purses at Brighter Day for quite some time, and today we’re sharing another reason to love ‘em: custom personalized messages! Now your perfect bridesmaid clutch purse comes equipped with a sweet sentimental note written by the bride, sure to be a long-lasting sentiment for years to come. We especially love this mustard yellow clutch purse, shown below… take a peek:
Posted July 18, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Are you looking for “something blue” with a little subtlety? We spotted this sweet yet subtle something blue hairpiece featuring a petite feather clip and a tiny pop of aqua blue accent feathers. Hackle feathers, ivory ostrich wisps, and the pearl cluster embellishment (which I love) finishes this pretty piece. By The Headband Shoppe.
Posted July 14, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
One key element to achieving a cohesive wedding theme is consistency. One easy way to achieve a consistent look is through the use of wedding monograms. Think of your monogram as a wedding “logo” which can be placed on decor throughout your event. Monograms can vary and typically either include one initial (the letter of your new last name), both initials, three initials (the first letter of first names + the first letter of your new last name) or your first names written out. To make your wedding monogram really stand out, be sure to use tons of color. Add your monogram to each element throughout your decor such as the save the date, invitation, menu, ceremony program, favor, and aisle runner for consistency. Take a look at a few colorful examples we spotted at Wedding Monograms:
Posted July 12, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Looking for a twist on traditional wedding cake? This wedding cake alternative – double chocolate raspberry pavlova – looks positively delicious. Pavlova is a dessert with a meringue base or shell and is filled with whipped cream and fruit. We spotted this yummy wedding cake alternative at What Katie Ate (via Pinterest) where you can read a full pavlova how-to instruction. This looks too good to skimp on size, so be sure to make plenty (+ save some for us)!
Posted July 11, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Today we’re showcasing this dreamy backyard wedding style shoot! This inspiring photography shoot by Izzy Hudgins from Izzy Hudgins Photography is absolutely perfect for brides looking to take a break, relax, and look inward for their own intimate backyard wedding style. Izzy explains what wedding style details this shoot entails and how you can be inspired for your backyard wedding.
Posted July 11, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 11 Comments
Need wedding inspiration boards by color? Looking to coordinate with your wedding’s color scheme? We’ve got ‘em! Chrissy Ott, editor of The Perfect Palette, sent us these incredible inspiration boards which combine our love for handmade and her expertise in color palettes. And, since it is easier to find an accessory first (rather than find one to match your palette later) Chrissy used a handmade clutch as the focal point for each board. We are also excited to add that each handmade clutch used below is from The Marketplace at Emmaline Bride, where you can find tons of handmade loveliness from the best artisans on the planet. Get inspired with color AND a handmade accessory to match!
Wedding Inspiration Boards by Color
1 – Blues
Posted July 11, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 5 Comments
Good morning, lovelies! It’s another wonderful Monday morning full of handmade finds starting with this whimsical something blue locket for the bride. This oh-so-sweet necklace features a vintage pale calcedon blue glass drop with a brass setting on a gold filled chain. The vintage locket has an engraved floral pattern and a darkened patina. We love this one-of-a-kind piece – no other bride will have it but you! By Eclectic Orchic.
Posted July 8, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 11 Comments
Today we are sharing with you an incredible rustic real wedding with tons of handmade elements and a rustic, homespun flair. We love to hear the details directly from the bride, so take it away, Kendel!
She tells us, “Country, rustic, charming, antique, old-fashion, warm, fun and intimate. Just a few words I would use to describe our wedding day, August 14th, 2010. If I had to describe it in one sentence it would be: The most amazing day that I got to marry my best friend while surrounded by the charming handiwork of my friends and family who all came together to make our day really special and memorable.
Our wedding took place at Balls Falls Conservation Area in Jordan ON. During the reception we had a slide show and several games throughout the evening including the shoe game and the newly wed game, which were a lot of fun. We ended the night with a few fireworks and our car drove through two large fountain style fireworks as our exit.
Our wedding was truly a DIY wedding and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. If it wasn’t something I made personally then it was an item made by a friend or family member, and together everything came out looking great, and it was even nicer knowing it was made with love and hard work from those involved in the day.
We worked with a relatively small budget and yet everything was exactly what I wanted. I hope the images of our wedding inspire other couples to really consider DIY as well as the power of asking friends and family members for their expertise when it comes to planning a wedding. You don’t always have to rely on the ‘experts’ when there are experts all around you amongst your friends and family!
Posted July 8, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
We love twists on traditional escort cards, especially when the bride and groom incorporate a rustic flair. Heidi & Alex’s rustic DIY wedding is completely awe-inspiring, but one of our favorite details is the DIY skeleton key escort cards. They secured vintage piano music sheets onto an old, rustic wooden frame and suspended skeleton keys (tied onto escort card tags) with twine. This is one of our favorite real wedding details ever! Beautifully done, you two!
Posted July 6, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
We are in love with the seamless, texture-rich collection of handmade bridesmaid clutches and accessories by Shibang Designs. Robyn, the shop owner + designer, handcrafts each item in her shop with love + care and creates whimsical prints you won’t find anywhere else. She offers a wide variety of accessories from bridesmaid clutches, coin purses and cosmetic cases to laptop sleeves, iPhone cases, iPad cases – and more! We even spotted an amazing array of textural prints for your love nest. Check out these unique textures in our round-up below:
Posted July 6, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Looking for a guest book alternative you’ll cherish forever? Check out this beautiful keepsake box by The Trendy Sparrow. Have guests write down their well wishes or words of advice on cards and place in the box. After the honeymoon, read the sweet cards and kind words from your guests as you relive your beautiful day. Also makes a great card box.
Posted June 29, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
Cecily and Jacob’s peacock themed wedding is classy, sophisticated and unique. Their wedding took place at the beautiful Wright House in Mesa, Arizona just a few weeks ago. With colorful peacock feathers adorning everything from the brides headpiece, bouquet, flowers and decorations at the reception, we love how the peacock theme ties in with everything including the grooms tie. Their peacock themed wedding was captured by Aubry from Aubry Startin Photography.
Posted June 29, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Looking for a natural, rustic cake topper? We found it! This beautiful wreath cake topper features natural grapevine and measures six inches in diameter. A scroll banner – is placed across the center and is customized to include names or your wedding date. The cake topper can be placed on top of your wedding cake securely with two wooden dowels. The dowels are easily removable for use as a love nest decoration after the wedding day! This will look beautiful in your wedding cake photos. Handmade by The Cake Stand Boutique.
Posted June 29, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
If you’re looking to brighten up your ceremony space a bit, and aren’t keen on the archway idea, consider this colorful DIY ceremony backdrop with tons of texture. We spotted this backdrop at Style Me Pretty. It is a fun project you can customize to complement any wedding colors you wish – or go all out with powerful punches of color! And, in case your ceremony site isn’t keen on the idea, feel free to use it as a colorful photo booth backdrop instead!
Posted June 28, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
There’s nothing better than seeing best friends make the commitment to become lifelong partners. The joy and feeling of commitment we receive from looking at Amanda and Paul’s Oklahoma wedding day pictures capture just that — their love for one another forever. With so much effort and fortitude fulfilling the all important wedding day details, it’s nice to see such a beautiful couple being photographed enjoying the day with friends, family, and most importantly, one another, as they begin their life together. We just love that! Amanda and Paul’s love was captured by Justin from Justin Battenfield Photography. Read on to see this Oklahoma wedding as it unfolded…