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7 Things Your Wedding Coffee Bar Needs to Have

We’re continuing the love of National Coffee Day with this wedding coffee bar inspired post! Be sure you’re following on Instagram to stay in the loop.


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Hi, loves! Emma here. I’m not lying when I say that coffee ranks pretty high up there in my list of my favorite things. From espresso to cappuccino to Keurig blends (like this, my latest obsession) to pumpkin-spice fall flavors out already, I’d say that coffee is a fascination. Coffee is a pretty wonderful start to my days: it wakes me up, smells heavenly, and it’s the fuel that keeps me going, going, going. So when I saw wedding coffee bar ideas popping up on our Pinterest boards, I knew I had to turn this into an inspiration post. Because, when you get down to it, coffee and weddings are both pretty amazing; add in a few handmade finds and the result is awe-inspiring. If you’re a coffee-addict like me, you’ll love these seven things every wedding coffee bar needs to have. And don’t forget the mugs! Enjoy!

How to Make Beautiful Wine Labels for Weddings

Are you wondering how to make custom wine labels for your wedding? It’s easy when you know where to start! Today we’re sharing our favorite ideas for wine labels from Bottle Your Brand. Be sure to subscribe to our feed so you never miss a post!

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Making personalized wine labels for your wedding has never been easier thanks to Bottle Your Brand! Find out three ways to use custom wine labels in your wedding…

14 Beautiful Ceremony Backdrops Using Doors

wedding ceremony backdrop with doors outdoor wedding | Ceremony Backdrops Doors | photo: John Schnack

wedding backdrops using doors | photos: john schnack

One of our favorite rustic wedding details is the use of re-purposed doors as ceremony backdrops or decor. The more weathered they are, the better! To prove that ceremony backdrops are a beautiful DIY idea, we’ve rounded up fourteen of our favorite examples. Some of these are ceremony backdrops, while others are aisle-way doors designed for the bride to make a true grand entrance — even outdoors! Get ready to break out the hammer + nails: you’re going to be on the lookout for castaway doors to re-purpose after this post! I know I am, if even just for a patio backdrop. ;) Enjoy!

P.S. Need to find doors for your project? This is a great place to start for vintage doors and hardware or Ebay. Another great place to check? estate sales near you.

Rustic Chic Michigan Wedding: See Ashley + Jonah’s Wedding!


Here’s a beautiful rustic chic Michigan wedding you won’t want to miss! Ashley and Jonah tied the knot earlier this year at the Lawton Heritage Community Center. Their wedding had some amazing details all captured by Chelsea from Chelsea Brown Photography. Before you see the photographs the bride Ashley tells us, “The best part of our wedding day was focusing on the fact that we were getting married, because that is the most important part of the day! There is no need to worry about things going wrong on your wedding day, because at the end of the day you get to marry your best friend, and that will last far beyond all the decorations, flowers, and food. Our all cobblestone venue really inspired our rustic chic design for our wedding.” Click to see the photos…

5 DIY Wedding Tips Every Bride Should Know

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topper by goose grease

It’s Friday… and if you’re trying to save a few bucks with DIY projects or you just feel like getting crafty, here are a few tips to help! DIY projects can be fun, but they tend to get overwhelming if you don’t follow a few simple rules. Read on to find out the secrets to successful DIY projects PLUS see a handful of DIY kits you can grab now with instructions and craft supplies to get you started!

5 DIY Wedding Favors You Can Make in an Evening

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Brides: if you’re looking for easy DIY wedding favors you can tackle in an evening, you’re in for a treat today! We’ve teamed up with the team at Weddingstar to feature five hand-picked DIY wedding favors, all of which are fun and easy-to-do. To pick a wedding favor guests will love (and remember), make sure it a) is functional, and b) coordinates with your wedding theme. We spent plenty of time browsing Weddingstar and we were impressed by the quality of these wedding DIY supplies and how easy it was to incorporate any wedding theme. Plus, you can add your own custom touches with initial stickers, twine, personalized tags, and more. Read on to see five easy DIY wedding favors and tell us: which one do you love?

Kitchen Bridal Shower Invitations + Ideas – Ask EB

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We love hearing from our brides… and their moms, too! When Susan wrote to us about her daughter’s bridal shower, we swooped right in with inspiration. She’s planning a kitchen themed bridal shower, but was having trouble finding the perfect invites with a more modern feel. To help, we found kitchen bridal shower invitations with matching recipe cards for guests to fill out and bring to the party. Once we found those, it was easy to piece together some additional ideas. Check out the invitations by Lucy Loves Paper and see what else we found including a state cutting board, apron, personalized rolling pin (ahh, I want one of these), a recipe box, cookbook, and favors. Which of these finds do you love best? Besides those invites, I’m crazy over that apron… it’s darling!