A wedding program is one of the many decisions you’ll make when planning your wedding. And we’re here to help! But first, are programs a requirement? Some say programs are optional, but we think…
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We received this heartfelt Ask Emmaline question from Cassie, who is getting married in a few months. Her grandfather passed away and she wants to honor him on her special day. She writes,
My grandfather passed away a few years ago and I would like to include a mention to him in some way at my wedding. Is there an appropriate way to do so?
First of all, we are sorry to hear about your grandfather’s passing. To help you honor him at your wedding, here are seven of our most cherished suggestions which are all appropriate for a wedding…
It’s time for a new Ask Emmaline question! This question comes to us from Michelle who asks,
Hi Emmaline! I have a beautiful wedding dress but I’ve seen some sashes and I’m thinking of adding one to my dress. What kind am I supposed to (or not supposed to) pick? Please help!
Find out our answer…
If you’re planning a beach bachelorette party for the bride (or you’re the bride and hoping for a beach bash), this is for you! It’s easy to plan an amazing beach or poolside bachelorette party. Here’s how it’s done…
Are you engaged and ready to share the news, but you’re not sure how to choose your save the date? We’re here to help! While save the dates are not required, we definitely recommend sending them. A save the date — sent four to six months before your wedding — does the following: it serves as an official announcement, shares your excitement, and gives your guests advance notice to make travel arrangements, if necessary. It also lets guests know they’re on the list so they can save the date on their calendar. (Note: If your wedding is out-of-state or on a holiday weekend, a save the date is a must.) Today we’re showing you just how easy it is to pick save the date cards with some new designs by Paper Street Press. We’re also offering a giveaway with Paper Street Press that will make sending your save the date cards, invitations, and more SO MUCH EASIER. See? Mondays aren’t so bad. :) Read on to find out more!
Getting ready for your wedding is an event in itself. The hair. The makeup. The pop mix your MOH made blaring from a nearby speaker. The (happy) tears. The waterproof-mascara (I swear by this one, and I’m pregnant so I cry a lot, ha!) The bridesmaid gift-giving moment. The first look after putting on the gown. There is so much to love about getting ready before the wedding, so you might as well make it a special part of your day. Today we’re sharing some rules you should know for getting ready to ensure you and your entire bridal party have an absolute blast. We’re also sharing some getting ready attire ideas and a special giveaway from Memento that you’ll want to win and start wearing RIGHT NOW. So, grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and get ready to jot down a few notes for the big day!
Hi, loves! Okay, so you have a beautiful sparkling engagement ring, but you’re probably wondering what the heck you’re going to pair with it as your wedding band, right? When I was planning my wedding, I had NO IDEA what kind of wedding band to pick. I looked at dozens of rings but I wasn’t sure what kind, shape, or style I was “supposed to” pick. I opted for a simple gold band — to be honest, I’d pick the same one today because that’s totally my style. Andrew and I wanted to figure out a way to make our rings unique, so we had them engraved with a favorite song lyric inside both bands (half on his, the other half on mine). In this way, our wedding bands were made perfectly just for us!
Whether you know what kind of wedding band to pick or you’re completely lost on the topic, we’re here to help! In this post, we’re sharing our top 7 do’s and don’ts for picking a wedding band. We’re also sharing some gorgeous rings from the incredible LilyEmme Jewelry. Get ready to be inspired!
It’s Tuesday, time to tackle your ceremony to-do list! When we heard from Sarah, we knew it would be the next ‘Ask Emmaline’ feature because it is such a common question asked by couples. She writes,
I am working on my ceremony right now. My fiancé and I are getting married outdoors in the woods. The officiant is a family friend (and this is his 1st wedding). What’s the proper order of events for the ceremony so I know we don’t miss anything? Thanks!
Great question, Sarah! Whether you’re planning a religious or civil ceremony, the following order of events will be fairly similar. When you fill in the blanks with your own touches (particular readings or prayers, songs, etc.), that’s where you’ll see the personalized parts of your big day come to life. Here is an “Order of Events” you can follow to help you plan!
Want to add a romantic glow to your reception tables? These DIY birch wrapped mason jars will do the trick! These candles will add a warm, romantic glow to any wedding or holiday party. We’ll show you how easy they are to make — and affordable, too! Read on for more…
Ah, the cake cutting: one of the first things you’ll do together as newlyweds! But before the big day, there are a few things you’ll want to know for the cake cutting at your reception. Here are nine of our favorite tips PLUS a special giveaway from juliethefish designs featuring one thing you’ll love to have: hand-stamped wedding forks! Enjoy!