Posted September 22, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 12 Comments
Hi, loves! Happy Monday! We’re kicking off this beautiful first week of fall in the sweetest fashion: with a wedding giveaway! But first… are you looking for a wedding favor your guests will actually love? Make it easy on yourself and go with candy: a) it’s edible, b) it’s affordable, and c) it’s candy, which everyone loves! Win, win. Win. When you add personalized candy wrappers to the mix, your favors will tie in beautifully with your themed wedding. To inspire you (and help you keep a little change in your pocket), we’ve teamed up with Sweet Paper Shop to give away personalized candy wrappers for wedding favors. These candy wrappers will cover a standard Hershey’s 1.55oz milk chocolate bar. You get to pick your favorite pattern and your candy wrappers will be personalized just for you. The hardest part of making your favors will be deciding which pattern to pick and trying not to sneak a few chocolate bars before the big day… Believe me, Andrew & I gave Hershey’s candy bar favors at our wedding and, let’s just say we ordered a little extra, you know, for taste-testing purposes. (Someone’s gotta make sure they taste good… am I right?) Enjoy!
Posted September 10, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
One of the easiest projects to DIY? Candy mason jar favors! Fill a half-pint mason jar (or, I think these are pretty neat, too) with your favorite candy and add a simple ‘thank you’ tag. This couple apparently has good taste, too: they chose full-size Reese’s (my fave) and Kit-Kat bars, among other delectable treats. YUM. Talk about a favor that won’t be left on tables afterward.
DIY: Candy Mason Jar Favors
Posted September 9, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
We’ve never seen candy wrappers quite like these! Who knew a traditional Hershey’s bar could look this good? Take a peek at the candy wrappers for wedding favors crafted over at Sweet Paper Shop. I’m obsessed. And craving chocolate now…
Candy Wrappers for Wedding Favors
Posted September 4, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 26 Comments
For a more perfect DIY wedding favor, remember that what you put inside favors is just as important as its packaging. Cute, personalized favor bags are more pleasing and irresistible to guests, which means you’ll have less favors left over (and money well spent). And who doesn’t want their guests to enjoy every last favor? When we spotted these favor bags over at Mavora Art & Design, it was a win, win, win: they’re handmade, totally custom, and perfect for filling with candies, popcorn, or other favorite treats. Plus, since Abby over at Mavora is so sweet, she’s giving away a set of 100 favor bags to one lucky Emmaline Bride reader. This giveaway runs for one full week and there are plenty of ways to enter. And, if you don’t want to wait, you can go ahead and score an awesome twenty-percent-off deal exclusively for Emmaline Bride readers. We’ll get to all of that in a minute… first, let’s take a peek at her dynamic collection of wedding favor bags…
Wedding Favor Bags by Mavora Art & Design
Posted August 29, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 17 Comments
Are you planning an outdoor, nature-inspired wedding? Do you want wedding favors guests will actually use? We’ve found it! We’re excited to present giveaway #30 in our 31 Wedding Giveaways Series for August. We’ve teamed up with Jacquelyn Vaccaro to offer fifty (50) wildflower seed favors to one lucky reader. See a glimpse + find out more…
Seed Packet Favors
Posted August 21, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
My birthday is a few days away and this year, I’m getting inked — relax, it’s only temporary. I love those sweet little tattoos you see popping up everywhere: you know the kind, the tiny black heart, infinity symbol, ampersand, ‘love’ — but I’m way too scared to ink it for real. Ouch, you guys, and talk about commitment. That is forever-ever. Marriage is forever, too, but when you’ve found the right person (I have!), marriage forever = the best thing ever. Tattoos, not so much, if you’re like me anyway. For instance, I said to Andrew, “If I got a heart tattoo, I’d put it right here“, showing him the underside of my wrist. So, for a week, I used black marker and drew on the cutest little black heart. It took, eh, maybe three days until I was all, “GET THIS OFF OF ME” so at least I know temporary tattoos are more my style. When I did a little investigative research into cute, non-kid-like temporary tattoos, I was very impressed, even more so at the temporary wedding tattoos I found, which I’m super excited to share with you today. So, if you’re planning to freak out your parents just a little bit with a freshly-inked (temp) tattoo pre-wedding (don’t do that), want to do a trial run to see how you’ll probably get tired of the same design when you’re ninety-five (or not, which is cool, too), or paint the town red with your gal pals and matching tats (even just for the night), you’ll want to get inked with these beautiful temporary wedding tattoos. Check ‘em out!
Temporary Wedding Tattoos
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Oh my word. This one = all me.
Posted July 25, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments
Hi, lovelies! Holy cow, do I have something exciting to share with you: beginning August 1st we’re starting a brand new series. July’s series was 31 Wedding Hairstyle Ideas and August will be 31 Wedding Giveaways! All month long, stop on in and enter for a chance to win something new every day. But, let’s talk about that later because there’s a bridal shower favor giveaway happening right this second! We’ve teamed up with the lovely Emily of GCDSpa, maker of luxurious spa products like lotions, scrubs, lip balms, shaving kits, and more. And, starting today, you can enter for a chance to win a set of 30 lotion bridal shower favor bags for your shower or bachelorette party! Ready to get started? Read on for more…
Lotion Bridal Shower Favors Giveaway
These sample size bottles of lotion are wrapped and ready for gifting at your next event. Since these products are handmade, you know they’re of the highest quality: they’re free of mineral oil, parabens, and artificial colors. Inside you’ll find skin-soothers like aloe vera, sunflower oil, and shea butter, just to name a few. Each lotion favor is packaged in a clear bag and tied with tulle in your choice of color to match your event. Available in a new, bridal-shower fitting scent: Blushing Bride.
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 May 14, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
To round out today’s posts (in case you missed ‘em, learn how to protect wedding cake outdoors this summer and 21 unique be my bridesmaid card ideas) we’re offering another wonderful Ask Emmaline question! When Sara and Evan started planning their wedding, they made a super-tight budget (and have stuck to it so far) but they knew favors would be one large expense. When Sara found an amazing deal on favor boxes, she snapped them up — but now she wants to know what to put in favor boxes. She writes, “Emmaline! I need help. My fiance Evan and I are making our wedding favors and we found boxes… but now what are we supposed to put in them?” Read on to find out what to put in favor boxes and enter for a chance to win favor boxes of your very own, ready to ship + fill, by Paper Angel Designs! Enjoy!
Posted March 30, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hi, loves! Happy weekend! If you’re planning a nautical or beach themed wedding, prepare to be inspired! We spotted this amazing DIY over at Tidewater and Tulle and simply had to to share it. These DIY nautical sailboats can be made as favors for guests or as decor for your reception tables. Whether you make a few (or a hundred), guests will find these utterly charming. We sure do!
DIY Sailboat Favors
All you need are a few easy-to-find supplies (like driftwood, eyelet fabric, and a drill) and you’re ready to get crafting.
Posted March 11, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 21 Comments
Brides: are you and your fiance the perfect match? Do you need wedding favors that guests will actually use? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve teamed up with Hope & Fancy to offer matchbox wedding favors to one lucky reader. One of our readers will take home fifty custom matchbox wedding favors with his or her names and wedding date on the front. Plus, you can pick custom colors to match your wedding palette. Read on to find out more…