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21 Inspiring Chalkboard Wedding Ideas

Posted June 6, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Hi, lovelies! Happy, happy Friday! Emma here. A few years ago, chalkboards started sneaking into ceremony and reception decor across the globe. Before we knew it, engaged couples and wedding planners were all, ‘chalkboard all of the things!’, and chalkboard labels, bridesmaid chalkboard signs, table numbers, signs, menus, and chalkboard props for engagement photos became the norm. And, while it seemed like just a trend (you know, like mason jars), chalkboards stuck around! For good! Today, we’re bringing you a fresh supply of chalkboard wedding ideas that we know you’ll love. There are twenty-one handpicked finds in all that may surprise you, since they’re totally chic and elegant enough for your wedding day. We’ve found chair signs, cocktail napkins, favors, a welcome sign, save the date, invitation, photo booth backdrop, and much more… even a chalkboard wedding cake! (It’s quite amazing, to be perfectly honest.) So, if you’re hoping to be inspired today, you’ve come to the right place… let’s get started, shall we?

Chalkboard Wedding Ideas

1. Chalkboard Heart Sign (for Photo Props)

oh my darling chalkboard heart - this is a great prop for your #wedding!





Aisle Decor Idea: Hanging Paper Flowers

Posted April 16, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Spotted: a chic, totally-ready-for-spring aisle decor idea! These mini hanging paper flowers are crafted from paper card stock. They’re lightweight enough to be displayed from a chair back with a single ribbon strand and can be customized in your wedding color palette. By Dragonfly Expression.

mini pomanders flower aisle decor





East Coast Wedding Film: Jen + David

Posted February 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

What will your wedding film look like? Get inspired with this East Coast wedding film! Jen and David’s wedding took place this past August in the Massachusetts city of Gloucester. Their East Coast wedding film captures the highlights of the day and its many wonderful details. Doug and Andrea from Yellow Hook Productions were the masterminds behind the film you’re about to see. You won’t want to miss what the bride has to say and the video next…

Jen and David from Yellow Hook Productions on Vimeo.





Handmade Las Vegas Wedding: Adrian + Andrew

Posted December 19, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

This handmade Las Vegas wedding was fantastic! Adrian and Andrew met years ago while working as hotel clerks on the Las Vegas Strip. Little did they know they’d fall in love and one day get married. Their wedding was at the TPC Summerlin Country Club which featured a picturesque landscape and exquisite ballroom. Working with Adrian and Andrew to capture their wedding was Meg from Meg Ruth Photo. See the wonderful photos and all the handmade details…

Meg Ruth Photo - handmade Las Vegas wedding





Contemporary Arts Center Wedding: Josh + Lindsey

Posted May 29, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Josh and Lindsey’s wedding at the Contemporary Arts Center in Peoria, Illinois was wonderful! Their April wedding has many beautiful details which you’re sure to enjoy. Their photographer Rachael from Rachael Schirano Photography has some intimate details about their wedding day for you after the jump…

Rachael Schirano Photography - Contemporary Arts Center Wedding





DIY Chicago Wedding: Christina + Barry

Posted March 6, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

You’re going to love this DIY Chicago wedding! Christina and Barry’s DIY Chicago wedding is full of details and color that will inspire you. More about those details in a minute. Their wedding this past September was held at the Columbus Park Refectory. The location is both elegant and natural that serves as an amazing space for an outdoor wedding. Now about those details: starting with Christina, you’ll find a custom wedding gown, handmade veil, and pretty bouquet. Barry’s penny farthing cufflinks just speak cool as do the groomsmen with sunglasses. An interesting thing you’ll notice is the groom showing off veggies and spices grown by himself that actually made it into the salad. The DIY pops with puffy tissue paper poms under the arbor, detailed place settings with mason jars, vases with fresh cut flowers, rock candy favors, and wooden table numbers. The custom detail that might spark your interest the most is handcrafted sparkler holders for the “sparkler farewell”. Other special details that are sure to catch your eye are the custom wedding cake, candy table, and nifty pins. Their spectacular wedding and all of it’s many details were captured by Luis and Clarissa from I Luv Photo. See their amazing photos and all the DIY after the click…

DIY Chicago Wedding





5 Modern Table Numbers for Your Reception

Posted February 13, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Hello, loves! Happy Wednesday! If you’re planning a modern wedding, you won’t want to miss this post! We’re bringing forth reception décor inspiration with fresh, modern table numbers you’re sure to love. These table numbers are handmade by 2BSQUARED and we’re loving them all. Which one suits your style best?

Modern Table Numbers

1. A Modern Frame of Mind Table Numbers

I adore these 5×7″ table numbers in a cheery palette of charcoal and lemonciello ink printed atop heavy white cardstock.

Modern Table Numbers for Weddings (photo: pure7studios, table numbers by 2BSquared via EmmalineBride.com)

photo: pure 7 studios





DIY Rustic Wedding: Maggie + Stephen – Part Two

Posted November 5, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

Hello, hello! On Friday, we showed you part one of this incredibly gorgeous DIY Rustic Wedding. Today, we’re proud to reveal part two of Maggie and Stephen’s special day with the First Look, Ceremony, and Reception. And… the bride, Maggie, handcrafted all of the details herself (and she did an incredible job!) If you’re looking for DIY rustic wedding inspiration, today’s feature has it all: a barn reception, mason jar lanterns, chalkboards, a vintage suitcase card box, handmade chair signs, a vintage photo wall, and much more. Read on to reveal Part Two of this gorgeous wedding, beginning with a teary-eyed groom in a candid First Look. Enjoy!

The First Look

Maggie and Stephen decided to do a ‘first look’ and we’re glad they did: check out the groom’s candid reaction!

first look - maggie + stephen (photography by Michelle Gardella Photography)





Keri + Drew’s Shabby Chic Wedding

Posted August 24, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 11 Comments

Keri + Drew’s shabby chic wedding is absolutely stunning. Their Iowa shabby chic wedding has so many beautiful details including mason jars, weathered furniture, and flowery greenery that pops. Keri and Drew went out incorporating the color green into their wedding details from the brides shoes and table centerpieces to their delicious green candy table. Using more than just the color green, one of the most unique and creative ideas Keri and Drew used in their shabby chic wedding was the use of plants as guest favors. Photographing their Iowa wedding was Emily from Emily Crall Photography. Emily fills us in on some of the couple’s wedding day fun.





Bridal Hair Piece: Heaven on Earth

Posted April 4, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Appropriately named “Heaven on Earth”, this bridal hair piece is handmade by SIBO Designs with beautiful grey/silver silk fabric, netting and feathers in earth tone colors. A sparkling rhinestone, ivory pearls, Swarovski crystals, and seed beads are placed in the center for tons of sparkle, shine, and detail. LOVE.

bridal hair piece








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