Posted June 29, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Grooms: now this is how to toss the garter at a wedding! Place it over a football and have the gentlemen go long. Now, obviously, you won’t want to toss the garter like this indoors (I can only imagine the accidents that would occur if someone misses), but outdoors? Tent wedding with nearby grassy open field? Game on. This idea is especially perfect if hubby-to-be is a football fan. Or, feels sheepish about flinging lingerie across a formal room to male friends, family, and coworkers.
How to Toss the Garter
Posted May 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 18 Comments
Are you planning a shabby chic wedding? Then you won’t want to miss these gorgeous shabby chic wedding garters spotted over at Etta August! These soft, ultra-feminine shades, silk detail, and rosettes are ideal for your shabby chic or vintage inspired wedding. Since you can pick from a variety of colors, there’s bound to be one for every bride. However, if you don’t find one you’re head-over-heels for, you can have one custom-made just for you (one of the many reasons why we love handmade!). Read on to see which wedding garters we hand-picked for this feature and enter for a chance to win one of your own!
Shabby Chic Wedding Garters
1. The Emma
Up first, we have the ‘Emma’. I promise I didn’t pick it to be at the top because of its name (well, okay, half-promise). I love this color… and the rhinestone detail is the perfect touch.
Posted April 30, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Do you love soft, chic and uber feminine details? You’ll love today’s feature! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite rosette wedding accessories to inspire your look including a wedding dress (check out the back!), a bouquet, a hair accessory, sash, earrings, garter, shoe clips, and bag. (And, as always, there’s all handmade!) Which of these finds is your favorite?
Rosette Wedding Accessories
1. The Dress
To begin, check out this gorgeous wedding dress we spotted. Be sure to see the back for the rosette detail!
Posted March 31, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 20 Comments
Hello, loves! Happy Monday! We’re kicking off a brand new week of handmade wedding loveliness with a giveaway from the lovely Sheila of Southern Ever After, Featured Artisan in The Marketplace. If you’re planning a vintage wedding, you’ll want to complete your bridal ensemble with a vintage inspired garter, right? Well, we’re giving one away to one lucky reader! Read on to see the details and enter for a chance to win it!
Posted January 30, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 18 Comments
Hello, hello! Are you a lace-loving bride? Do you like the classic look of lace, but you’re unsure how to pull the look together with the perfect accessories? You’ve come to the right place! Today we’re sharing the top ten lace bridal accessories we’ve spotted on the interwebs with everything like a chic lacy bolero, a wedding dress (with oh-so-lovely lace sleeves), a pair of gorgeous lace-embellished heels, and more. Plus, we’re giving away one of these accessories in a special wedding giveaway! Enough talking about it, let’s get to it already!
Top 10 Lace Bridal Accessories
We’ve hand-selected the following lace bridal accessories (all handmade!) to show you how to pull together a perfect bridal ensemble. You don’t have to use all of these pieces (less is more) but we encourage you to pick pieces that really inspire you. Which of these is your favorite?
Posted October 31, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Brides: your wedding day allows for plenty of sweet, thoughtful ways to surprise the groom. To inspire you, we’ve hand-picked ten of our favorite surprises for before the ceremony and during the reception. Plus, you can win one of these sweet finds to help you get started. Which surprise do you think the groom will love most?
1. Surprise the Groom with… a First Look
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 8, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 6 Comments
Hello, loves! Happy Friday! Today we’re talking about the wedding garter and seven (surprising!) things you didn’t know about it. The wedding garter dates back to the 14th century and its origin and tradition was much different than it is today. Read on to find out these interesting facts and check out some hand-picked wedding garters crafted by Garters by Kristi. Enjoy!
Posted February 21, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Looking for something blue for your wedding day? We spotted this gorgeous something blue wedding garter by Wisely Crafted Originals that is perfect. It offers a subtle “something blue” and even features peacock feathers, an accent we think will continue in popularity for spring and summer weddings.