Posted June 10, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Hello, loves! We’ve talked about wedding favors, but have you thought about bridal shower favors yet? If you’re planning a bridal shower, you’ll want to pick out a favor to say thank you to guests. If you’re a Maid of Honor, Mom, Bridesmaid, or friend planning a bridal shower for a bride-to-be, you’ll want to bookmark this post for future reference! We’ve scoured the web to find fifty of the most creative bridal shower favors to inspire your memorable event. And, this isn’t just any old list: each hand-picked favor is one we know your guests will actually enjoy. If you’re spending money on favors, you might as well buy favors guests will enjoy, right? That’s what we think, too! Read on to see which bridal shower favors made the list (note: favors listed in random order; each favor is equally amazing). Also, keep in mind that many of these favors are applicable as wedding favors, too. Enjoy!
Bridal Shower Favors
1. Custom Lip Balm
Posted December 20, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 25 Comments
Hello, loves! Happy Thursday! If you love mason jars – particularly as mason jars with handles for drinking glasses – you won’t want to miss this post. As sweet as these little jars can be, there are a few mason jar mistakes you’ll want to avoid at your wedding. To help, we’ve compiled a list of seven mason jar mistakes to avoid as you plan your perfect day. Read on to find out more…
Posted May 30, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 21 Comments
Ever wondered how to make hanging mason jar lanterns? Want to light up your reception space with jar lanterns but you aren’t sure how to make them secure enough for hanging? Today, we’re showing you the easiest way to make hanging mason jar lanterns on how to make hanging mason jar lanterns that are both secure and easy to DIY… and all it takes is a few simple supplies! Read on to find out more…
Posted May 9, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Happy Wednesday! We’re helping you cross ‘awesome bridesmaid gift’ off your wedding to do list with these oh-so-sweet, ultra-girly DIY apothecary bottles from Formal Fringe. The tutorial – which includes a free printable! – uses clear glass bottles (from Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, or other local craft store), transfer labels, and decorative drawer pulls – my latest obsession. I recently visited Hobby Lobby and discovered an entire aisle dedicated to drawer pulls and decorative knobs; I’m in love. In this tutorial, Taryn adds water and a splash of red food coloring to give the decorative bottles a pink effect. As an alternative, we think it would be fun to add your favorite pink bubble bath. Wrap up the bottle in a pretty ribbon, attach a luxurious loofah, and gift to bridesmaids as a spa-inspired gift. You could also add a few drops of essential oil as a chic tabletop fragrance diffuser. Read on to see more…
Posted July 13, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 13 Comments
Just when you thought you had seen all of the possible desserts-in-a-jar combinations, a fun idea comes along to make you smile. These incredible smores in a jar cakes will delight guests of all ages and they are easy-to-DIY (get the full how-to scoop here). I’m not sure if I love this because a) it is a genius idea, b) it is less messy to eat than a traditional smore, or c) last weekend I did tons of camping and bonfire-ing, consuming yummy s’mores along the way. OK, all of the above! This yummy cake in a jar will make a unique wedding favor your guests will always remember (+ immediately enjoy!).
Posted July 1, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
If you love mason jars as much as I do, you’ll appreciate these custom mason jar wedding favor bags by Crafty Clementine. These muslin favor bags are 3×5 and hand-stamped in a set of 10 and are perfect for your wedding favors! Muslin bags feature a drawstring and mason jar stamp in robin’s egg blue. The initials and wedding date are in chocolate brown (love the color combination!). These would be cute for candy buffets, too!
Posted June 16, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Spotted: A sweet, subtle, easy-to-DIY mason jar centerpiece for your wedding! If a powerful punch of royal blue is the look you’re after, this centerpiece has you covered! This blue is royally a-mazing and would look great incorporated with light blue hydrangeas. I can imagine plenty of these scattered throughout a rustic wedding, garden wedding, or bridal shower luncheon… lovely!
Posted June 8, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 10 Comments
Well, it continues to be a sweltering hot summer out there! I’m not complaining. ;) When you’re planning an outdoor summer wedding, though, keep an eye on your refreshments. It’s important to keep guests well-hydrated, especially if you’re serving alcohol. One of our favorite suggestions? Mason jar drinks with ginger ale. These charming glasses are easy to DIY, too. Buy this size jar, add ginger ale, strawberries, and plenty of ice. Serve. It’s non-alcoholic, too, which means guests of all ages will enjoy this refreshment.
Mason Jar Drinks with Ginger Ale
Posted June 3, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Hey, coffee lovers! You’ll like today’s find, especially if you also happen to love mason jars. Mason jars with coffee beans makes an unusually chic centerpiece and is perfect for a coffee themed wedding. And, it’s easy to DIY. Simply fill mason jars with coffee beans, add fresh flowers, and place on tables. Be sure to select flowers in a bright color to contrast the coffee beans and really POP. We love the pink flowers in the example shown below:
Mason Jars with Coffee Beans
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Posted June 1, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 12 Comments
Last week, we showed you the oh-so-yummy cheesecake in a jar, and today we’re showing you a slight spin on the in-a-jar craze: rainbow cake in a jar! Can you imagine a DIY jar bar with mason jars, a variety of different cakes, yummy vanilla frosting, and rainbow sprinkles? Sounds amazing to us! Don’t forget lids, spoons, and tags for guests to take ‘em to go!
Posted May 24, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 18 Comments
What’s more fun than yummy cheesecake? Cheesecake in a jar, of course! It’s clear that I have a bit of an obsession with anything in a jar these days (such as bubbles, cookies, cherry pie, ice cream + candles to name a few…) and cheesecake is no exception. The best part of cheesecake has to be the fruit pairings. Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries… you name it, I love it. This would make a tasty dessert favor to serve to guests (place jars on ice to keep ‘em chilled!) and even more fun as part of a cheesecake-in-a-jar bar. Have plenty of fresh fruit and granola pairings for guests to choose their own toppings. YUM!
Posted May 9, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 10 Comments
It seems everything is being wrapped up in a jar these days. But, just when we thought we had absolutely seen it all, we spot a new idea that takes us by surprise. Check out this unique wedding bubbles in a jar DIY which incorporates both handmade and vintage details right down to the unique skeleton keys. Your flower girls will have so much fun blowing bubbles as the new Mr. and Mrs. process back down the aisle (and afterward at the reception). Heck, leave out a few extras for guests, too – you’re never too old to get a kick out of bubble jars. We spotted this bubble jar via this real wedding (photographed by Lisa Lefkowitz) which inspired the idea, to which we added our own handmade finds to personalize it a bit. So… without further adieu, take a peek at the visuals + supplies needed to make this brilliant bubble jar a reality for your wedding:
Posted May 8, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Emmaline Bride! Moms – today’s your day – enjoy every minute of it! You deserve a full day of pampering because you have the toughest job on earth.
Daughters – looking for a handmade gift for mom? We love this adorable sewing kit in a jar which is perfect for moms (or, if you already bought for mom, these make great bridesmaid gifts, too!) Just add a few sewing essentials + a little personalization for a gift she’ll love.
Posted April 14, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 44 Comments
This mason jar centerpiece is easy-to-DIY for your wedding! Adding candlelight creates a romantic atmosphere and these mason jars will add both a rustic and whimsical touch. First, you’ll need mason jars (you can buy them in bulk here for about $1 each) and fill with water. Next, tie a decorative ribbon (or raffia, as shown below) to the top of the jar in a bow. Place a floating candle (preferably long burning) in each jar and group approximately 3-4 jars together on each table. Light each candle and enjoy!