Category: jars

Mason Jars with Handles? – Ask Emmaline

We received this Ask Emmaline question from Britney yesterday and it’s a good one! She asks, “I am looking for mason jars with handles and lids for a decent price. I have had no luck and I am starting to worry I wont find any. Also, do you have any ideas or any way to cover the mason jar before the guests get to their drinks?” Fantastic question! With mason jar drinking glasses being so popular at weddings, we’ve had numerous requests from brides-to-be asking where to buy them. And, keeping those mason jars covered before guests grab them for drinking is an important detail to note. Read on to see our response…

Mason Jars with Handles

left: photo by megan thiele, right: via pinterest

Mason Jars with Handles

Where to Buy

Our go-to for mason jars with handles is either Libbey (in this county fair design or smooth jar design.

Mason Jars with Handles - county fair design

by libbey

Mason Jars with Handles - smooth design

by libbey

How to Keep ‘Em Covered

If you’re having an outdoor wedding, you’ll want to keep the mason jars covered until guests are ready to drink from them. You can do one of two things:

1. Add a Lid

A lid can keep your mason jar clear of debris. Try a daisy lid, which has small openings (but will lessen the chance of anything getting in).

pewter daisy lid for mason jars with handles

via pieces to party

A daisy lid also has a hole in the center — perfect for adding your favorite drinking straws!

colorful striped drinking straws

bella cupcake couture

2. Place them top-down

If you want to save money on lids, skip them altogether! Instead, place the mason jars with the top face-down on your drink table. This will keep jars clean and ready for filling up at the bar!

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We hope our advice helped! If you have any additional questions about mason jars as drinking glasses, just let us know. (Start a discussion with a comment below or submit an Ask Emmaline question of your own!) We’re sort of experts on the topic after being such huge fans of them for so long! I even use one at home for iced coffee. :)

xo
-E.

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Mason Jar Wedding Invitations

Hi, loves! Happy Friday! If you’re planning a rustic, western themed wedding with plenty of mason jar drinking glasses and decor, this is the invitation for you. When you’re planning a wedding, it is important to set the tone of your theme right off the bat. And, what better way to do so than with wedding invitations? We spotted these mason jar wedding invitations at the lovely Jen Simpson Design and couldn’t wait to share it with all of you. There’s so much to love in this design, from the soft mint and coral color palette to the kraft paper envelopes — not to mention the adorable ‘carving’ of your initials into the mason jar itself! Take a closer look…

Mason Jar Wedding Invitations (by Jen Simpson Design)
Mason Jar Wedding Invitations (by Jen Simpson Design)Mason Jar Wedding Invitations (by Jen Simpson Design)Mason Jar Wedding Invitations (by Jen Simpson Design)

Mason Jar Wedding Invitations

To find out more about pricing (and to grab yours!) visit Jen Simpson Design and tell ’em Emmaline Bride sent you. You’ll find so many gorgeous designs in their shop. Lovely staging and photography provided by Ashley Bee.

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-E.

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3 Ways to Use Painted Mason Jars

Mason jars have been a popular trend for weddings – and they’re not going anywhere anytime soon. We’ve seen mason jar lanterns, mason jar centerpieces, and some of the best mason jar ideas of all time. Today we’re sharing another twist: painted mason jars! We’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Missy of Beach Blues, the leading expert of painted mason jars. If you’re looking to add a shabby chic or vintage touch to your reception decor, her shop is the go-to place! Read on to find out three ways to use painted mason jars in your wedding reception decor… and beyond!

Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues; photo by Melania Marta)

mason jars by beach blues, photo by melania marta

Painted Mason Jars

There’s more than one way to use a painted jar, but we’re sharing the three best ways to use painted mason jars specifically for your wedding reception. See what made the list below:

Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues; photo by Melania Marta)

mason jars by beach blues, photo by melania marta

1. Vases

Perhaps the most popular use of a mason jar is a vase. Here are a few examples:

Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues; photo by Melania Marta)Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues; photo by Melania Marta)

mason jars by beach blues, photo by melania marta

2. Table numbers

Make your table number stand out! Use the jars as table numbers with a rustic slice table number wrapped with twine. (Grab the slice table numbers here.)

Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues; photo by Melania Marta)

mason jars by beach blues, photo by melania marta

3. Decor for cake (or guest book) table

Use these jars to create a personalized vignette at your wedding, whether for your cake table, guest book table, or where wedding favors will be displayed. Here’s one look complete with wood monogram, tassel garland (by PNZ Designs), wood slab, striped straws, and painted mason jar vase. Lovely!

Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues; photo by Melania Marta)

mason jars by beach blues, photo by melania marta

Additional Painted Mason Jar Looks

Crave metallics? Missy also offers silver and gold painted mason jars.

Gold Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues)Silver Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues)

mason jars by beach blues

Entertain outdoors on Independence Day! These mason jars are a great way to let freedom ring in red, white, and blue.

Red White and Blue Painted Mason Jars (by Beach Blues)

mason jars by beach blues

Ready to see more? Go grab your painted mason jars! And, don’t say we didn’t warn you: Missy’s shop will be closed for part of the summer (so hurry!)

We are proud to feature Beach Blues as a Featured Artisan at Emmaline Bride. Visit The Marketplace for more handmade wedding items + inspiration.

Happy Planning!


-E.

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Top 5 Wedding Details This Week

Hello, loves! Happy Monday! We hope you had an incredible weekend. We’re kicking off a brand new week of handmade wedding goodness and we couldn’t be more excited about the week ahead! Today, we’re sharing the top five new wedding details we’re loving which includes a little bit of everything from the web. We found a killer wedding up-do hairstyle, an easy to DIY personalized wedding vase, a gorgeous ring (you may require immediately), and more! So, grab that first cup of coffee for the week (I’ve got mine right here in all of its mocha-flavored goodness) and get ready as we unleash five wedding details you’re sure to love. Enjoy!

Top 5 Wedding Details This Week

We love wedding hairstyle inspiration! This incredible bridal updo hairstyle is perfect for a vintage wedding! Great job by Hair and Makeup by Steph and photographer Lindsey Shaun (+ beautiful bride Jenaya!)

Gorgeous Wedding Up-do

5 wedding details: #1 vintage wedding hairstyle (hair and makeup by steph, photo by lindsey shaun)

photo by lindsey shaun, styling: hair and makeup by steph, bride: jenaya

5 wedding details: #1 vintage wedding hairstyle (hair and makeup by steph, photo by lindsey shaun)

photo by lindsey shaun, styling: hair and makeup by steph, model: jenaya

“What a Difference a Day Makes” Print

This print would make a great wedding gift for your favorite couple… or, buy it yourself to display at your reception and afterward in your home. The print is by CoCoStine Designs and can include important dates in your relationship, like the date you met, got engaged, and your wedding date. Cute idea!

5 wedding details: #2 what a difference a day makes print (by cocostine designs)

date print by cocostine designs

Struck By Love

How cute are these DIY love struck place cards? Very. Find out how to craft your own miniature arrow cards at the always lovely Fellow Fellow (via Pinterest).

5 wedding details: #3 diy place card arrows (by fellow fellow)

photo/diy by fellow fellow

The Ultimate Heart Ring

I stumbled upon Paula B Design‘s shop and I’m glad I did. Her initial ring collection is fabulous enough, but this heart ring really struck a chord with me. This heart is huge: what a statement piece! I think this would make a fantastic bridesmaid or Maid of Honor gift.

5 wedding details: #4 the ultimate heart ring (by paula b design)

heart ring by paula b design

Personalized Bridesmaid Jars

Last but not least, take a peek at these fun DIY personalized bridesmaid jars spotted at Project Wedding created by Oh Happy Day. Bridesmaids carry bouquets and need somewhere to stow them during the reception, right? Add a little creativity into the mix with a personalized glass vase / jar she can re-use after the wedding. And, it’s super easy (+ inexpensive, too). Love this.

5 wedding details: #5 personalized bridesmaid jars you can DIY (by oh happy day via project wedding)

photo: oh happy day via project wedding

Discuss: Which wedding details (above) do you love?

Which of these five wedding details caught your eye? I’m in love with the hairstyle in #1. I think I’ll pin it for an upcoming event. Feel free to share your thoughts below on any of the five details listed above… we’d love to hear from you!

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Happy Planning!


-E.