Posted July 12, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments
What do you think about faux flower bouquets? Would you carry fake blooms instead of fresh flowers down the aisle? The emerging trend of fake flower bouquets has become increasingly more popular among brides — and for good reason. Read on to find out why and get inspired with faux flower bouquets for your big day…
Posted July 3, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Do you need ideas for something old, new, borrowed, and blue? We’ve found eight of them! This wedding tradition (from an old English rhyme) is said to bring good luck to the bride. It doesn’t mean you’ll have bad luck if you don’t oblige, but it’s a fun wedding tradition to participate in nonetheless. On a strict budget? Don’t panic: most of these items can be borrowed from a loved one (old, borrowed, and blue) and your ‘new’ can always be your wedding dress. Read on to see our ideas for something old, new, borrowed, and blue; PLUS, find out where you can get a sought-after sixpence for your shoe!
Posted March 14, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hello, hello! Happy Thursday! Okay, I’m counting down… and there are only five days until spring! I know we won’t feel the change in season immediately (I’m sure old man winter has one last snowstorm up his sleeve) but at least we can start to imagine flowers blooming and grass without a layer of snow and ice atop it. I thought a little spring preview was in order, so today we’re showcasing unique flower belts for wedding dresses (and bridesmaid dresses!) for an added pop of color to your ensemble. This unique look was the first item that caught my eye at Caroline Alexander a few years ago, and today they’re still my favorite flower belts to date. These blooms are huge – and the rhinestone detail on many of them add a sparkly touch. Read on to find out more…
Posted December 28, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 56 Comments
Hello, loves! Happy Friday! Today in the 4th Annual Holiday Giveaway Palooza – Day 4 – we’re offering six beautiful prizes up for grabs including a pair of custom cuff links, thank you cards, menu cards, a custom pendant necklace, bridal hair clips, and a personalized tie bar! Read on to find out how you can enter for a chance to win and be sure to tell your friends! Remember, this giveaway series is unique and you only have until 11:59pm EST tonight to enter, so hurry! Read on to reveal today’s handmade prizes + good luck!
Posted December 19, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Wedding veils are a beautiful choice for the bride-to-be, but what if you’re not a veil-loving bride? Or, suppose you prefer a veil for the ceremony and want something simple for the reception? Today’s post is for you! We’re showcasing the first in our series of handmade veil alternatives with today’s post honing in on flower hair pins. These sweet handmade pins feature luxurious fabric material and a simple bobby pin, which means you can incorporate it into any hairstyle. To inspire you, we’ve gathered up some of our favorites from the gorgeous collection by Nia Person. Red on to find out more…
Posted November 12, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 27 Comments
Winner Announced! And the winner is… lucky #17! Congrats, Lacey! Please check your inbox for details on how to claim your prize! Thanks to all who entered and a big thank you to Gina of All for LOVE, L.O.V.E. for sponsoring this beautiful giveaway!
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In this morning’s post, we mentioned a brand new giveaway underway… and here it is! Each Monday at Emmaline Bride, we offer a brand new handmade giveaway to one lucky reader. This week, we’ve teamed up with Gina of All for Love, L.O.V.E. to offer one reader a beautiful rustic boutonniere and flower sash set! Read on to find out more and enter for YOUR chance to win!
Posted October 17, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
Happy Wednesday! If you’re a budget bride or looking to save a little money on your big day, today’s post is for you! We’re showing you how to save money on wedding shoes because, let’s face it: weddings are expensive. Whether you’re a bride-to-be or a bridesmaid who needs a pair of shoes for an upcoming wedding, you’ll find five surefire ways to save money on wedding shoes (without sacrificing style!) Read on to see more PLUS check out swoon-worthy shoe accessories by the fashionable Nia Person. Enjoy!
Posted June 6, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
If you’re looking for a perfect gift for bridesmaids, flower girls, moms, aunts, or grandmas – but your pocketbook is already stretched to the limit – get ready for some serious good news: the lovely shop known for its luxurious line of French soaps, Dancing Mooney, has unveiled a gorgeous collection of pretty post earrings for only five dollars a pair. Recently added to The Marketplace, this collection of floral post earrings, cabochon beads, and a splash of summery color is perfect for gifting to your bridesmaids. This is a limited time offer… so read on to get the full scoop after the jump!
Posted May 17, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Have you heard / seen / fallen in love with the clay jewelry by Sweet Stella’s yet? Shannon, shop owner + designer, puts her whole heart into her shop, hand-crafting and hand-shaping each delightful clay piece just for you. We love when jewelry makes a bold statement and today we’re showing you how to make a statement with clay. This collection of unique, totally-custom clay jewelry – rings, pendants, and pins – will look great on bridesmaids and can be re-worn and treasured after the big day. Read on to find out the full scoop after the jump!
Posted May 14, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments
Happy Monday! When Michaels asked us to feature a DIY wedding project for our lovely readers, we were ecstatic to participate! Not only do we love wedding DIY inspiration, but Michaels is one of our favorite craft stores for DIY supplies and wedding inspiration. This store has it all: accessories, favors, décor, and so much more: you can’t help but get inspired the minute you walk through those doors. Today, we’re showing you how to make DIY chalkboard flower pots with nature-inspired flair just in time for your summer wedding. Read on for the full how-to tutorial…
Posted May 7, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Looking for an easy way to add a punch of color + handmade wedding flair to your reception? Just add paper flower place cards! These brilliant faux blooms by Noemi of Imeon Design resemble dahlias in full bloom in poppy pink, blue, aqua, and red. To turn a paper flower into an instant place card, just add the optional pin and a name flag. Or, if you love the blooms as-is, use as embellishment: greet guests with a paper flower on each plate, place a handful of blooms along a table runner as a chic centerpiece, or attach ribbon and use as napkin rings. Read on to see more…
Posted February 25, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Happy Weekend! We hope you’re enjoying a fun-filled weekend full of wedding planning and plenty of relaxation. Today we’re sharing pretty clay bouquet rings spotted at Gentle Decisions which we think would look lovely on your little finger down the aisle! These miniature clay bouquet rings are sculpted by hand with air dry clay and are crafted into tiny ranunculus flowers. We love the brilliant colors! Read on to check out five hand-picked bouquet rings for the bride and bridesmaids…