Posted August 11, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Sometimes I find ideas for weddings where I stop and think: why didn’t I do this for my own wedding? One of those ideas is a Be My Bridesmaid party where you throw a soiree and formally ask your best gal pals to be bridesmaids. The trick is to send an invitation that doesn’t reveal the ‘surprise’. See a glimpse of how Chrissy planned a chic + swanky Be My Bridesmaid party and took it to the next level in black and white with gold and hot pink sequins…
Be My Bridesmaid Party
Posted July 16, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hi, loves! Emma here. I love monogrammed bridesmaid gifts: they’re personal and custom-made just for your recipient. Plus, since it has her initial on it, she’ll wear it / carry it / treasure it forever. We’ve hand-picked twelve of our favorite monogrammed things to share with you today. Which of these is your favorite? I’ve got my eye on the cosmetic pouch below in yellow… and that chic pearl bracelet!
Monogrammed Bridesmaid Gifts
1. Monogrammed Cosmetic Pouch
Posted July 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Brides: guess what? A bridesmaid dress doesn’t have to be made of taffeta or be constructed with layers of itchy tulle. Picking the right bridesmaid dresses doesn’t have to be a battle between big bows on the butt or poofy sleeves (both of which should be banned). The perfect bridesmaid dress doesn’t have to be pricey, and it doesn’t have to turn you into a Bridezilla monster. Read on to see how picking the right bridesmaid dresses can be a fun + enjoyable experience for all. Also, get inspired with some of our favorite bridesmaid dresses from crush-worthy designer, LHC Couture! It’s all right here…
Posted June 25, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 18 Comments
Hi, loves! Emma here. I’ve talked about my admiration for mint wedding ideas in the past, but add peach to the color palette and I’m in love! Today we’ve rounded up ten of our favorite peach and mint wedding ideas to inspire your color palette. This color combination is ideal for spring or summer weddings and you can decide to do mostly peach, mostly mint, or a healthy mix of both. They’re beautiful shades that complement each other nicely. Plus, to sweeten the post, we’ve teamed up with the ladies of Rustic Gem Jewelry to offer one of our favorite finds below as our newest wedding giveaway item! What is it? Read on to find out!
Posted June 10, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Hi, loves! Emma here. If you’re reading this, you’re most likely a bride-to-be who is a) planning her wedding and b) curious about bridesmaid etiquette for the bride. I read this cringe-worthy article about a bridezilla with a capital B that really struck a chord. It’s hard to believe a bride could be such a crazed lunatic (to put it loosely), but I’m sure it happens more often than I think. Planning a wedding can be stressful, but it needn’t break character. The bridesmaids you’ve asked to be a part of your day are presumably your best friends. Sisters. Cousins. Loved ones. Don’t let this wonderful time in your life bring out the worst in you. We’ve prepared this post to keep things in perspective and stay on the good side of your wedding party. After all, it’s one day — one amazing, totally memorable and awesome day — and you’d like them to remember it just as fondly, right? Exactly. Read on to see seven things your bridesmaids need to hear you say…
Posted May 6, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 15 Comments
Hi, loves! Happy Tuesday! Are you ready for a brand new giveaway? We’ve teamed up with the lovely shop known as Oyeta to give away this beautiful gray and yellow damask clutch purse to one lucky EB reader. Find out more about this bag + enter for your chance to win!
Posted April 28, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 41 Comments
Brides: looking for a gift for your bridesmaids they’ll actually use? Want something you can customize to tie into your theme? Need an added gift to pair with a clutch purse? We’ve found it! These lovely bridesmaid mirror compacts by Spotlight Mirrors totally fit the bill and they’re one-hundred-percent customizable. Read on to see some of our favorite designs! PLUS, since it’s Monday and we just can’t help ourselves, we’re giving away a set of five bridesmaid mirror compacts to one lucky reader. Find out more…
Posted April 18, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments
Hello, loves! To finish off this gorgeous week (+ kick off the holiday weekend), we’re sharing some of our favorite new bridesmaid jewelry pieces from The Marketplace, where we feature the best handmade wedding finds! Color is in: each of these new finds will add a pop of color to her wedding day ensemble. You can mix and match to coordinate with your palette or to suit her style. We’re also closing our 5th Birthday Celebration with the final wedding giveaway of the week: three pairs of bridesmaid earrings from Jac & Elsie LLC! Get inspired with these new finds… and tell us: which one is your favorite?
Bridesmaid Jewelry Pieces
1. Monogram Locket Necklace
A monogram AND a pop of color? Sign us up — this is one of our favorite new pieces.
Posted April 10, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 46 Comments
Brides: remember when we talked about these must have getting ready photos? One of our favorites is of the bridal party getting their hair and makeup done and wearing robes gifted from the bride. We’ve been celebrating our five year birthday at Emmaline Bride all week long with fun giveaways, and now we have another for you! We’ve teamed up with the oh-so-lovely Katie of Modern Kimono Robes to offer a robe to one lucky reader. Get a glimpse of our favorites + enter for your chance to win one after the jump…
Posted March 27, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hi, loves! Meet the newest trend in bridesmaid gift-giving: mismatched clutches. Giving clutch purses to bridesmaids as a thank you gift isn’t a new idea, but we love this fresh approach. Instead of picking the same clutch to give to each bridesmaid, consider mismatched clutches instead: it allows you to pick a unique pattern or print that suits her unique style while tying in your color palette for a cohesive look. Ready to find out more? Read on to see a few hand-picked finds we spotted over at BagEnvy Handbags which exemplifies this trend perfectly.
Posted March 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 47 Comments
Brides: have you picked out bridesmaid gifts yet? Not sure where to start? You’ve come to the right place! I (Emma here!) love these charming initial necklaces spotted over at The Merriweather Council, one of the best bridesmaid gift ideas for 2014. These bridal party necklaces are hand-embroidered with your choice of fabric pattern and color (and thread color, too). You can coordinate with your wedding palette or pick unique combinations for each bridesmaid. To inspire you, we’ve hand-picked a few of our favorite initial necklaces from the shop. PLUS, we’re giving away a HUGE prize pack of initial necklaces to one lucky Emmaline Bride reader in our newest wedding giveaway! Let’s begin, shall we?
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?