Posted June 27, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 43 Comments
Hi, loves! Happy Friday! We’re kicking off today’s posts with a giveaway, one that’s inclined to bring you good luck on your wedding day — and beyond. We’ve teamed up with Crystal of Angelorian Tradition to offer a huge prize pack as she celebrates the 2nd anniversary of her shop (congrats!) This Lucky In Love Gift Set includes a vintage matched silver plate server and forks set, which is hand-stamped with the bride and groom’s first names, wedding date, and ‘Lucky In Love’. Winner also receives 50 custom monogrammed 2014 ‘lucky penny’ favors, one custom lucky shoe penny for the bride, and a set of 75 vintage inspired greaseproof cupcake liners in the peony pattern shown below. Read on for more + toss your name in the hat for a chance to get lucky!
Lucky In Love Gift Set
This entire gift set is up for grabs…
Posted June 20, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Hello, dear readers of Emmaline Bride! We noticed a new following on Facebook (welcome!), along with plenty of new readers of our newsletter! With all of these pretty new faces, we wanted to take an opportunity to tell you a little more about the handmade wedding shop, also known as The Marketplace. If you’re planning a handmade wedding, Emmaline Bride is the place to be! We’re the world’s largest handmade wedding shop + blog, featuring the best handmade artists, items, ideas, DIY projects, Real Weddings, The Bridal Book, and more. If you want to shop for your handmade wedding, The Marketplace is the ultimate shop! It’s a curated collection of the best artists and the most beautiful items: essentially everything you could want for your perfect day is all in one place. Read on to find out more about The Marketplace and how it can help you plan a beautiful day…
Posted June 20, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 8 Comments
Modern, fun-loving brides: this post is for you! Emma here… and I’ve gotta say, I love cake toppers of all shapes and sizes, but cut-out cake toppers with words are my absolute favorite! Instead of the traditional ‘Mr + Mrs’, monogram, or wedding date, think outside the box with phrases like ‘Eat Cake‘, ‘In This Forever‘, ‘Best Day Ever‘, ‘For Like Ever‘, or even, ‘Whoop Whoop‘. I mean, it’s the biggest day of your life, so you might as well spell out how you feel about making it official! We’ve browsed the interwebs and searched high + low to find the best cake toppers around. See which toppers made the cut and tell us which one you love!
Fun Cake Toppers: Cut Out Words
1. Eat Cake Topper
Posted June 13, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
We’ve seen some pretty interested wedding cake alternatives in the past. Remember the Oreo Wedding Cake? The Donut Wedding Cake? And, who could forget the Cheese Wedding Cake? Today we’re adding another to our list: the Pancake Wedding Cake. Who knew flapjacks could be so chic?
Posted May 14, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Brides: are you having an outdoor wedding? Do you need to protect your wedding cake from the elements (and worst of all… bugs)? You’ve come to the right place. We received this recent Ask Emmaline question from bride-to-be, Sara, who says, “Hi, Emmaline. I am getting married outdoors this summer and will have my wedding cake on display. How do I protect it from the elements (like dirt, bugs, and leaves) without it looking tacky?” Great question! After spending money on your gorgeous cake (and having it made to perfection), the last thing you want to do is have to cover it up. For outdoor weddings, though, it’s important to protect wedding cake from the elements. Read on to see four surefire ways to protect wedding cake outdoors without stripping it of its loveliness…
Protect Wedding Cake: 4 Easy Tips
There are a few steps you can take to protect your wedding cake outdoors. Here are a few of our favorites.
1. Put a Lid on It.
Posted May 9, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Spotted: a travel themed wedding cake topper so sweet we couldn’t keep it to ourselves! This fantastic (+ totally handmade) topper is made in your image and sculpted in clay. If you’re a jet-setting couple or planning a travel themed wedding, this is the cake topper for you! Check out the cute map and passport…
Posted April 28, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
We love this happily ever after cake topper spotted over at Paper Treats! From the paper flowers to the striking gold lettering, it is sure to make a statement at your wedding.
Posted March 31, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
Wow, talk about raising the bar on wedding donuts: this is the loveliest donut wedding cake we’ve ever seen! This heavenly three-tiered cake, made of donuts, was crafted by the pastry team at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore for a recent wedding. The cake consisted of beautifully iced donuts, surrounded by white dahlias, lavender roses, and pink carnations. And, what were they served with? Espresso shots, of course! We call that perfection from beginning to end.
Posted March 27, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hi, loves! It’s time for another Ask Emmaline question. This one comes from bride-to-be, Angela, who says, “I am planning a cake bar at my wedding with multiple wedding cakes instead of one cake. I plan to have different flavors for each cake but I have no idea how to display them. Any tips?” Great question! Read on to find out how to display multiple wedding cakes at your reception with one simple idea…
Posted March 12, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Ah, the naked wedding cake: a simple, au naturale look that never goes out of style! Have you heard / seen / fallen in love with naked wedding cakes yet? You may after seeing this post! We’re uncovering six of our favorite naked wedding cakes to inspire you… and, we want to know: would YOU go naked?
Naked Wedding Cakes
First things first: what is a “naked wedding cake”? A naked wedding cake is a sponge-like cake that has icing on the top and inside its layers, without any icing on the sides. This style of cake allows emphasis to be placed on the exterior of the cake, revealing its layers. While it appears super easy-to-tackle, it’s actually more difficult than a traditional wedding cake. Since the layers are exposed, the cake itself must be free of imperfections. Also, since icing adds to the moistness of the cake, it must be extra-moist to begin with so it won’t dry out. When working with naked wedding cakes, you can use icing or cream cheese as layers — or get creative with delicious fillings. Naked wedding cakes are especially popular in the summer when seasonal fruits are ripe for the picking (like strawberries and blueberries). In this example, fresh fruit adds texture to the cake (and requires no additional cake topper).