Posted April 21, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Hi, loves! Happy Monday! So… let’s suppose you’re a bride who wants to wear something different than a traditional wedding veil. You’ve heard of wedding veil alternatives, but maybe you haven’t narrowed it down to the perfect one yet. Does this sound familiar? If so, you’re in luck — today we’re featuring fifteen new finds for wedding veil alternatives to inspire you! Whether you love a hair crown, fascinator, feather hair flower, hair comb, or a similar piece, you’ll find it all right here. And, as always, you can find even more handmade wedding finds in The Marketplace! Ready to be inspired? Read on to begin… and, be sure to read to the bottom because we’re giving away one beautiful wedding veil alternative to one of our lucky readers! Enjoy!
1. Glass Bead Headpiece
Posted April 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Have you ever seen giant paper flowers quite like this? We spotted this tutorial over at Design Sponge (with Ruche) and couldn’t help but share it. With some supplies, a dash of patience and a little crafting skill, you can make a DIY giant paper flower of your very own!
Posted April 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 99 Comments
Happy Monday! We hope you had a wonderful weekend. On Friday, we rounded out the week with a new wedding giveaway… and we’re kicking off this brand new week with one, too! (Actually, we have a TON of giveaways planned for this week, so stay tuned — better yet, subscribe so you don’t miss ‘em!) Have you seen the gorgeousness that is Company Forty Two yet? Well, you’re about to! We’ve teamed up with the owner and designer, Shelly, to offer her amazing wooden flower place cards to one lucky reader. The winner will also receive a set of chic drink stirrers, too! Read on to enter for a chance to win…
Posted March 5, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hi, loves! Have you seen / fallen in love with the spring clutch purses at Eclu yet? I know I have. I swear, every time I pop into the shop I find something new to love, whether it’s the clutches, the sashes, or the gorgeous hair blooms. Today, though, let’s just spend a few moments taking in the loveliness of the clutches, shall we?
Posted February 27, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hi, brides! Check out these handpainted escort cards… one of our favorite new escort card ideas! By now, you’re probably more than aware of the amazing work being done over at The First Snow (like the will you be my bridesmaid cards and this twig wedding invitation, just to name a few). Today, we’re sharing her new collection of handpainted escort cards to inspire your wedding. Read on to find out more…
Posted February 26, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 20 Comments
Hi, loves! Happy Wednesday! Today we’re sharing a fun new giveaway with Hair Blossoms Boutique. Earlier this week, we talked about flower girl gift ideas and we’ve covered the best bridesmaid gifts from A-Z. If you’re still looking for a flower girl gift, bridesmaid gift, or a little something for yourself, you’ll love these new flower pins! We’re sharing some of our favorite flower-inspired pins from the new spring collection and asking you to pick which pair (of three color combinations) you’d take home if you were the lucky winner. So, read on to find out more… and toss your name in the hat for a chance to win!
This yellow ranunculus hair pin reminds me of spring. It’s freezing outside, but at least we know spring is (somewhere) around the corner!
Posted February 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 21 Comments
Hi, loves! If your wedding ceremony (indoor or outdoor) or reception needs a statement piece, this is the post for you! Today we’re talking about flower backdrops for weddings, whether paper flower or fresh flowers are used. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up twelve insanely gorgeous flower backdrops for ceremony, reception, or photo booth, each guaranteed to make your space POP! We’ve also teamed up with Posh Studios to give away a paper flower backdrop to one lucky reader! Let’s get to the creativity, shall we?
Flower Backdrops for Weddings
1. Crepe Paper Flowers
Posted January 27, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 26 Comments
Happy Monday! We’re so excited to start a brand new week of handmade wedding loveliness with you all… especially when it begins with a wedding giveaway! We’ve teamed up with Jane’s Daughters to offer a beautiful burlap wedding bouquet for one lucky bride-to-be. This bouquet is made of rosettes formed from natural burlap and is an ideal bouquet for a country or rustic wedding theme. Ready to find out more? Read on to see the full scoop!
Posted December 13, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
One of our favorite ways to dress up a wedding hairstyle is with a sweet + simple set of flower hair pins. It may be snowy outside, but a colorful (or ivory) flower is always in season! Flower hair pins are a great gift for your flower girl, as an accessory piece for your shoes or clutch, or as an accent in your hair. Today we’re sharing a few of our favorite new hair pins by flower-maker extraordinaire, Hair Blossoms Boutique, along with a chance to win a free pair for your wedding! Read on to find out more…
Flower Hair Pins
What color hair pins can the bride wear? Any color she loves best! *EB TIP: Skip the garter and wear blue hair pins as your ‘something blue’.
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…