Category: Handmade Wedding

Giveaway: Win an Infinity Bridesmaid Necklace!

Want to win something gorgeous this week? You’re in luck: we’re giving away this infinity bridesmaid necklace by Rustic Gem Jewelry to one lucky reader! This necklace is handmade, made-to-order, and measures 17″ in length with a 2″ extender. Since it’s a custom piece, you can choose gold (made with a 14k gold filled chain) or silver (made with a silver plated chain). While we love the color option shown, the winner can pick ANY COLOR teardrop from their shop!

Take a peek:

infinity bridesmaid necklace by rustic gem jewelry

Here are just a few other color options to give you some examples:

This one is my favorite:

infinity bridesmaid necklace by rustic gem jewelry

It’s a perfect “something blue” for the bride, too!


➳➳ Enter for a Chance to Win!

o Enter between 1/29/15-2/4/15 (11:59pm EST). Winner announced on this post 2/5/15.
o Prize: One (1) Infinity Bridesmaid Necklace from Rustic Gem Jewelry
o Winner has 72 hours to respond to winning email or new winner will be selected
o FREE shipping included anywhere!
o No purchase necessary
o Winner has 3 months to claim prize
o Prize value: $34 | No cash value
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Use entry form below to enter


Be My Bridesmaid Scratch Off Cards

We are so excited to share these bridesmaid scratch off cards with you from new Featured Artist, Inklings Paperie! You’ll be seeing a lot of Lindsay’s work around these parts, especially when it comes to bridal shower paper goods. But first… we saw these scratch off cards newly added in The Marketplace and couldn’t resist sharing them. If you want to ask your girls to ‘Be My Bridesmaid’, this is one adorable way to do so.

Bridesmaid Scratch Off Cards

be my bridesmaid scratch off cards

And we haven’t forgotten about your groomsmen! Tell them to ‘Suit Up':

be my groomsmen scratch off cards

You can find more cards like these (and a ton of lovely paper goods) over at Inklings Paperie.

We have a Real Wedding coming up later today, so stay tuned! You can chat with us on Twitter, if you’d like, in the meantime!


Where to Find Converse Wedding Shoes? – Ask Emmaline

It’s time for another Ask Emmaline question! When Sheila saw a Real Wedding with the groom wearing some insanely awesome Chucks, she knew she had to surprise her groom with them. She asks,

My fiance is a laid-back guy and for our wedding we’re definitely going more casual on attire. He loves to wear his ‘Chucks’ (Converse shoes) everywhere he goes; they’re pretty much his signature look. For our wedding, I wanted him and the groomsmen to wear Converse wedding shoes, but I have no idea where to find custom ones that I saw on Pinterest. Help!

Great question! We worked with Sheila to find the exact pair she was looking for, but couldn’t find the original link. However, we do know of an amazing place to find Converse wedding shoes at an awesome price. Our Featured Artist, Blake of BStreetShoes, is that place and he offers tons of custom hand-painted Converse wedding shoes, along with Nike, Vans, and even TOMS wedding shoes. Here are some of the new Converse styles he recently added to his shop.

Converse Wedding Shoes

converse wedding shoes

converse wedding shoes

And how about these white ones for you? ;) Cute, am I right?

converse wedding shoes

just married white converse wedding shoes

Where to Buy Converse Wedding Shoes

You can order your shoes here, where you’ll find tons of wedding shoes and custom ideas.


Twig Princess Cut Moissanite Ring

We’ve noticed some new readers in the audience (hello!) like Kate who tells us that she’s “not even engaged yet but hoping” and has been hooked on handmade finds for awhile now! (We love that.) Welcome, welcome! We’re happy to see you here. From time to time, we showcase our favorite engagement rings so you can hint at your favorite style. Here are some ways to do it: pin this find to your Pinterest board, leave this window open on your partner’s computer, or, you know, casually mention how much you happen to love a particular style. See? So easy. ;)

Today we’re sharing a brand new find: a princess cut moissanite ring. Moissanite is an alternative to a diamond and we think it’s gorgeous! This handmade princess cut moissanite ring features an elegant twig-like band (perfect for rustic-loving brides!) and is crafted with love by Efrat Deutsch. And this, love, is just one of many gorgeous rings from within her shop, so be sure to pop in for a visit to see more.

Princess Cut Moissanite Ring

This engagement ring features a classic four-prong basket setting in solid 14k rose gold. The moissanite stone is 6mm in size (the equivalent to a 1.25 carat diamond).

Twig Princess Cut Moissanite Ring

Twig Princess Cut Moissanite Ring

As always, there’s more inspiration coming up next! Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss it. And, if you have a minute, pop in to see what wedding giveaways are happening now!


Wedding Poster Ideas for (Easy!) Decor – Ask Emmaline

We received a new Ask Emmaline question and it’s a good one! This comes from Sydney, who asks,

“My fiancé and I are looking for easy wedding decor we can add to our reception. We love the idea of something custom, maybe tying in our favorite authors or books (we’re planning a book-inspired wedding). Any ideas?”

One of the easiest, most personal way to tie in quotes, favorite movies, or books–as you mentioned–is with a wedding poster. A wedding posteris an easy decorating piece is because it can sit on an easel at the entrance of your reception, or to add a pop of decor to an otherwise lonely looking cake table, guest book table, or favor table. Plus, it can be customized with your names, a line from your favorite song (like your first dance), wedding date, colors, etc.

Plus, you can’t argue with wedding decor that doubles in your home afterward, right?

Wedding Poster Ideas

Here are a handful of gorgeous hand-painted wedding posters from The First Snow. Darah is incredible: her designs are true original works of art. Take a look at some of our favorite wedding poster ideas including quotes from the great F. Scott Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn, and Elvis Presley, just to name a few.

You can find these wedding poster ideas at The First Snow, Featured Artist in The Marketplace.

What do you think of these wedding poster ideas?

Share your thoughts below. We’ve love to hear from you!

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