Posted June 11, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Good morning, sweethearts! We’re kicking off this lovely Tuesday with a little mint wedding inspiration. Mint is said to be ‘the wedding color of the year’ and for good reason: mint green is an incredibly soft, versatile shade which can be applied to any detail of your wedding. If you’re plan to add mint to your palette, use sparingly and complement with a neutral shade like ivory or cream for best results. We’ve rounded up a few of our newest favorite mint finds (all handmade, of course!) to inspire you. Take a peek and let us know… what do you think of mint? Would you use this shade in your color palette?
Mint Wedding Inspiration
First up, this mint bow clutch is one of my favorite purses to date. Handmade by Brighter Day, this bag is perfect for the bride-to-be or her ‘maids. Plus, I give it double points for being fashionable even after the wedding.
Posted May 6, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 5 Comments
Brides: looking for wedding clutch purses to match your color palette? Want your bridesmaids to carry clutch purses instead of bouquets? You’ve come to the right place! At Emmaline Bride, you know we love handmade wedding ideas, approaches, and custom-made finds. But, did you know that unlike big box stores, handmade wedding items can be customized to suit your color palette? It’s true! Today we’re featuring eight hand-picked wedding clutch purses by the lovely Allisa Jacobs in a variety of color combinations. These wedding clutch purses and cosmetic bags can coordinate with popular wedding palettes (like corals, grays, blues, and yellows) and trending patterns (like chevron and polka dots). PLUS, many of these purse liners can even be customized to suit each bridesmaid’s personal style. (How’s that for custom-made?) Read on to be inspired!
Posted April 26, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Love a wedding wristlet but prefer the look of a clutch? Can’t decide which one to buy for your wedding? Don’t decide between the two… you can get both for the price of one! Today we’re showing you how it’s done thanks to the brilliant idea behind Keep Bags, the wedding wristlet and clutch purse in one handmade by Dana Cooper. Each Keep Bag features two removable bangles for wear as a wristlet; remove the bangles and your bag converts into a chic clutch style purse. And, since each of these Keep Bags is handmade, no one else’s will be quite like yours. So, if you’re on the hunt for a chic and stylish wedding wristlet bag, look no further: we’ve found a few we know you’ll love! Plus, we’re sharing a sweet story about a bride’s custom order in tribute to her mother. Read on for more…
Posted March 18, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 134 Comments
It’s Monday… time for a brand new giveaway at Emmaline Bride! This week, we’ve teamed up with the lovely Sara of Sara C. Accessories to offer one lucky reader an ostrich feather purse for her wedding day! Read on for details on how to enter for YOUR chance to win!
Posted December 18, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Hello, loves! Happy Tuesday! Today we’re talking about one of our favorite hot new 2013 wedding trends: pleats! A pleat (also known as a plait) is a double or multiple fold, typically in garments. There are various of pleat styles used (like accordion, box, and knife) and pleats were originally used to provide movement of freedom in clothing. Today, pleats are often used for style, one we that seems to be popping up everywhere lately! Read on to see five hand-picked handmade items using pleats to inspire your upcoming wedding. Then, tell us… do you love pleats? Or is this a trend you’d on which you’d like to pass? Enjoy!
2013 Wedding Trend: Pleats!
1. Flower Girls in Pleated Dresses
My #1 essential rule of flower girl dresses? Twirlabiity. This particular style offers just that AND in an exceptional color palette with a flowing style she’ll love. By Nastershum Wedding.
Posted October 23, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
Hello, loves! Happy Tuesday! We’re loving this collection of monogram cosmetic bags from the lovely Allisa Jacobs, Featured Artisan in The Marketplace. This is one gift your bridesmaids will love… find out why after the jump!
Posted August 13, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hi, loves! Question: have you heard of Brighter Day? Whitney, the designer behind this amazing brand, puts her whole heart into each beautiful accessory. She loves custom orders and she even donates 10% of her proceeds to a good cause. As a Featured Artisan in The Marketplace, we took notice when she launched her new collection of gathered clutch purses and we think you’ll agree they’re pure perfection. Instead of a wedding clutch you will carry once and stow as a keepsake – or, a bridesmaid clutch that matches their wear-once dress – consider a gathered clutch purse that can be carried long after the last song. Read on to find out more and share your favorite…
Posted August 11, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Hello, loves! Happy Saturday! I hope while you’re reading this you’re enjoying a delightfully relaxing weekend. (Or, you’re tackling that wedding to-do list, equally awesome.) Today we’re bringing you The Weekend Edition at Emmaline Bride, our visual round-up of some of the best handmade wedding items, DIY ideas, beauty tips, Real Wedding inspiration, and more we’ve discovered this week. Since we know your wedding planning isn’t put on pause for the weekend (usually it goes into fast-forward mode), we don’t quit either. We’re here on Saturdays to bring you tons of handmade wedding inspiration to kick start your weekend into wedding planning mode. We think you’re going to LOVE what we’ve found this week… including pretty pink bridesmaid dresses, a shabby chic wedding cake table, a vintage necklace with something blue, a charming twist on the sixpence, miniature wedding pies, a (surprisingly chic) paper chandelier, rustic tree slices, and much more! Enjoy!
Posted August 4, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hello, loves! Welcome to The Weekend Edition of Emmaline Bride. We hope you love gorgeous handmade wedding accessories because this week’s edition is chock-full of ‘em! If you haven’t seen The Marketplace lately, now is a great time to reacquaint yourself. We feature the best handmade wedding items (over 10,000 and counting!) and this week we’re sharing some newly added finds that have stolen our little handmade hearts. Since your wedding planning doesn’t stop because it’s the weekend, neither do we! Today, we’re sharing some of our recently-added favorites from The Marketplace this week including the prettiest mint earrings, a brilliant blue chevron clutch bag, a pair of comfy (+ stylish!) shoes for the bride, a dress your flower girl will actually wear again (many times), a little sparkle for your hair, a ‘something blue’ necklace, and more! Ready to be inspired? Let’s begin!
Up first… how obsessed are you with the color ‘mint’? If the answer is very (like us), you’ll appreciate this handmade wedding find from the studio of Marolsha. Love, love, love.
Posted June 26, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Happy Tuesday! Okay, brides, let’s talk about style for a minute. What’s yours? Are you a rustic bride, a jet setter, a beach goddess, vintage-loving, or lover of classic style? Now, does your wedding emphasize this unique style? If not, there’s one easy way to do so without throwing out the entire wedding playbook thus far: consider the bridal clutch. Gone are the days of wedding clutches, purses, and bags looking the same, tying in one shade of white, and resembling something you’ll never carry again. In the handmade wedding world, the clutch styles are ENDLESS… so much so that we’ve selected 15 unique clutch styles we think every bride should know. Wouldn’t it be great to tie in your own personality into a clutch you’ll carry after the big day? We think so. Read on to see which clutch styles made the list… and let us know which style is right for you!
15 Clutch Styles Every Bride Should Know
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1. For the Rustic Bride
Posted June 25, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 134 Comments
Do you have an awesome Maid of Honor, a super-supportive mom, a bridesmaid willing to wear an ugly dress without complaint, or could you use a little pick-me-up as you plan your wedding? Then this giveaway is for you! This week, we’ve teamed up with Laura of Mama Bleu Designs, maker of the loveliest linen clutch purses, to offer one lucky Emmaline Bride reader the chance to win a FREE personalized wedding clutch. The winner will receive a linen clutch with her name (or the gift recipient’s name) personalized on the front with whimsical detailing and a zip closure. Imagine carrying this clutch on your wedding day – and beyond! – or surprising someone special with a gift made just for her. Read on to get the full scoop + find out how you can enter for a chance to win!
Posted June 23, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Hi, loves, + Happy Saturday! Welcome to the newest feature at Emmaline Bride: The Weekend Edition. Your wedding planning doesn’t come to a screeching halt because it’s the weekend… and frankly, neither do we. We’re constantly looking for the latest + greatest handmade wedding inspiration… so much so that we become overloaded with the goods. Beginning this weekend at Emmaline Bride, we’re offering a handmade wedding roundup to showcase the goods (like handmade wedding finds, tips, advice, DIYs, inspiration, and other hip happenings from the web) to kick start your weekend into wedding planning mode. Read on to see what we’re unveiling this week in the wedding world including a clutch purse fit for the sweetest bridesmaid, a Grammy announcement, a kick-you-know-what pair of heels, DIY lollipop favors, and much more… so, without further adiueu… let’s begin!
Handmade Wedding Round-Up – June 23, 2012
We’re kicking off this weekend’s round-up with a pastel colored 1950′s style wedding that makes our heart sing. We spotted it via Rock N’Roll Bride and we’ve never seen pastels so pretty. Photograph by We Heart Pictures.
Posted May 22, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Have you been acquainted with the lovely Southern Beaus yet? This shop is well known for its collection of bow ties for the groom, groomsmen, and ring bearer, and now they’ve added another item to their shop: seersucker clutches! Each clutch purse – perfect for the bride and her bridesmaids – features a stripey punch of color in your choice of navy, pink, lime, fuchsia, mint, or tangerine and can coordinate with groomsmen bow ties. Plus, you can monogram each purse for added personalization! Read on to see a few of our favorites…