Category: garter

Monogrammed Lace Garter (& ‘You’re Next’ Toss Garter) — Giveaway!

Want to win a garter for your wedding? Thanks to the lovely Sheila of Southern Ever After, now’s your chance! She is giving one lucky bride-to-be a monogrammed lace garter AND a tossing garter that reads “You’re Next”! Toss the You’re Next garter at the reception and, as tradition states, the woman who catches it is next to marry. The monogrammed garter is handmade and stitched in blue thread (so your something blue is covered). How’s that for making your wedding planning less stressful? ;)

Read on to find out more and enter for YOUR chance to win!

Monogrammed Lace Garter

Take a look at this beautiful lace garter and matching toss garter set, below:

by southern ever after

Monogrammed Lace Garter

by southern ever after

Monogrammed Lace Garter

by southern ever after

Monogrammed Lace Garter & Toss Garter Set — Giveaway Details

o Giveaway dates: 6/24/15-7/1/15 (11:59pm EST)

o Prize: Monogrammed Lace Keepsake Garter and You’re Next Toss Garter Set by Southern Ever After

***NOTE: Wedding date must be a minimum of two months out.

o Winner has 72 hours to respond to winning email or new winner will be selected
o Free shipping included to the U.S. and Canada
o No purchase necessary
o Winner has 3 months to use prize
o Prize value: $44.99 | No cash value
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Use entry form below to enter…

8 Something Blue Ideas for the Bride (+ Win One!)

You’ve probably heard it before: “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence for your shoe“. It’s said to be good luck if the bride has each of these on her wedding day… and who doesn’t love a little extra good luck? Now, this tradition is supposed to be fun, not stressful — so don’t sweat it. To help, we’ve rounded up something blue ideas to share PLUS we’re giving away one of these finds! Read on to find out more…

Something Blue Ideas for Bride

To start, take a peek at this gorgeous pair of navy blue heels with lace. I love these oh-so-much. By Walkin on Air.

navy bridal shoes | something blue ideas for bride -

walkin on air

A navy blue and pink robe in sumptuous fabric is a great gift for you and your bridesmaids (by Doie); a set of ‘I Do’ shoe stickers in blue are another popular something blue option (by Your Happily Ever After).

left: doie | right: your happily ever after

9 Romantically Vintage Wedding Accessory Ideas

Are you planning a vintage wedding? It’s one of my favorite themes: it is classic, elegant, and timeless. Plus, it is one wedding theme that will never go out of style. In my new book, The Inspired Wedding, the chapter entitled Romantically Vintage is overflowing with vintage wedding tips and suggestions for decor, attire, favors, and more. To give you a glimpse of this style, I’m sharing vintage wedding accessory ideas in this feature. It’s so easy to finish your bridal look with vintage touches: here are nine to get you started!

Vintage Wedding Accessory Ideas

1. Vintage Wedding Dress

This dress is one of my favorite true vintage finds to date. The open back, long sleeves, and lace detail is stunning.

vintage wedding dress - 9 Romantically Vintage Wedding Accessory Ideas

daughters of simone

2. Handkerchief

To use a hankie as an accessory, simply wrap it around the stems of your bouquet. Use a simple dress pin to keep it secure.

dreamy cottage

3. Bridal Capelet

Some brides like to cover their strapless dress for the ceremony; others just love the look of vintage detailing around the top. Here’s one stunning vintage detailed capelet as one example.

vintage wedding accessory ideas - bridal capelet

glory by jeannie lee | photo: white-klump photography via style me pretty

4. Burlap Bouquet with Vintage Lace

This bouquet will last forever! Plus, it’s gorgeous, especially with that layer of vintage lace underneath.

burlap bouquet vintage lace - 9 Romantically Vintage Wedding Accessory Ideas
jane’s daughters

5. Lace Heels

These heels are custom-made with a hint of lace for the vintage-loving bride. I want these just because.

gold champagne silver wedding heels with lace - 9 Romantically Vintage Wedding Accessory Ideas
becca and louise

6. Garter

This garter is vintage inspired with rhinestones set on a satin ribbon.

gold garter vintage wedding accessory ideas

gadegaard design

7. Earrings

These earrings are circa 1950s and are a true vintage find! They’re simple enough to go with any gown you choose, but stunning enough to make a statement.

vintage earrings

sweet and spark

8. Hair Comb

This hair comb–and her hairstyle!–is a perfect example of skipping a veil, yet still incorporating your vintage theme.

vintage wedding accessory ideas - hair comb

j. arends designs

9. Lace Clutch

And, last but not least, don’t forget a clutch purse to carry your essentials: it features a swatch of vintage lace to embellish the front.

vintage lace clutch purse

davie and chiyo

What do you think of these vintage wedding accessory ideas? You can find more vintage wedding ideas in my new book in bookstores now (Barnes and Noble, Books a Million, and Amazon).


Giveaway: Win a Something Blue Garter

Are you still looking for the final piece of the puzzle that is something old, something new, something borrowed and yes, something blue? We’ve found one you’re going to love, and not just because it’s being given away by the lovely Southern Ever After! You’ll love it for its gorgeous lace, the unique monogram hand-stitched with your new initials, and you’ll adore the fact that it gets rave review on a perfect fit by Real Brides who have purchased and worn for their own wedding.

Ready to toss your name in the hat? One lucky winner is going to receive a something blue garter, similar to the one shown below (but with her own monogram, obviously), straight to her doorstep.

Something Blue Garter

something blue monogrammed garter

Lovely, isn’t it?

➳➳ Enter for a Chance to Win!

Here’s the giveaway form! Good luck + be sure to tell your friends.

o Enter between 11/4-11/10/14 (11:59pm EST)
o Prize: Something Blue Monogrammed Garter by Southern Ever After
o Winner has 72 hours to respond to email or new winner will be selected
o FREE shipping included to the U.S.
o No purchase necessary
o Winner has 3 months to claim prize
o Prize value: $25 | No cash value
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Use entry form below to enter