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Ask Emmaline: “What Should I Gift to My MOH?”

Posted January 30, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Hello, loves! We receive TONS of emails from brides-to-be (+ grooms, too!) for wedding planning advice, etiquette, and questions on where to find DIY supplies or handmade wedding items. Today, we’re sharing an exclusive “Ask Emmaline” question from bride-to-be, Jessica, who wants to know what she should gift to her fabulous MOH (Maid of Honor). Read on to find out more…

maid of honor gift - pink chalcedony necklace





Top 15 Best Friends Necklaces for your MOH

Posted November 20, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Back in the day, I (Emma here!) would attend roller skating parties with my grade school. They were the place to be. At these roller skating parties, we, fifth and sixth graders, would play arcade games and win tickets to cash in for candy or toys. One of the prized possessions? These dinky, plastic best friend necklaces given to your BFF. Do you remember them? Ah, memories. (And, holy markup: we used to cash in TONS of tickets for these and they only cost the rink a few dollars for hundreds of ‘em!) I love the idea of gifting a similar, “grown-up” version to your MOH or best friend this holiday season. So, I went on the hunt to find the most adorable best friends necklaces… and I think you’ll love what I’ve found! Read on to see the top fifteen that made the list…

Best Friends Necklaces

1. Puzzle Pieces

best friends necklaces





12 Secret Rules Every MOH Ought to Know

Posted July 3, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments

Hello, loves! Today’s post is for your nearest and dearest, your MOH, abbreviated for Maid (or Matron) of Honor. The MOH is a key VIP of the bridal party, hand-picked by the couple from their closest crew and selected to represent the leader of the bridesmaids. The MOH and the Best Man are responsible for keeping the party going, keeping the wedding on schedule, and fixing anything that may go amiss along the way. There are a few key responsibilities of the MOH that you may already know, like being supportive, planning the bachelorette party, and giving a toast… but there’s so much more to it than that. Today, we’re revealing 12 secret MOH duties you may not know to ensure you’re prepared for anything that should come your way. So, get ready to roll with the punches and read on to learn the full scoop!

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How to Give a Wedding Toast: 7 Surefire Secrets That Work

Posted February 22, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 8 Comments

Wondering how to give a wedding toast guests will remember long after the wedding day? Want a cheat sheet featuring seven surefire secrets that work? You’re in luck because today we’re showing you how to give a wedding toast with secrets to make your speech memorable. If you’re the Maid / Matron of Honor or Best Man in an upcoming wedding, chances are you’ve already heard the news: you’re responsible for writing and delivering a toast to the bride and groom at the wedding reception. Now, before you head for the hills and ditch the dutiful badge of honor, relax; the key to giving a memorable wedding toast is proper preparation. Read on to find out our seven favorite surefire, tried-and-true secrets to giving a wedding toast whether you’re a public speaking expert or true beginner. And, in keeping with the true Emmaline Bride handmade wedding spirit, we’re also sharing some amazing hand-painted toasting flutes and wine glasses by Judi Painted It, featured artisan in The Marketplace, to get you in the toasting spirit. Cheers!

how to give a wedding toast

photo credit: andy stenz via this Real Wedding





Bachelorette Sash for the Future Mrs.

Posted May 11, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 6 Comments

Are you a maid of honor planning a bachelorette party (or, a bride preparing for your pre-wedding parties) and looking for a unique bachelorette sash with adorable handmade details + personalization? Look no further! This bachelorette sash by Bella Noche won’t rip mid-dance and will be a lasting keepsake after the big day. Perfect for your engagement party, bachelorette party, bridal shower… prancing around in the night before you become his Mrs… wait, did I just say that? Oh, and I have to mention how much I adore the colorful rosette and the lace behind the sash. Lovely!

bachelorette sash





GIVEAWAY: Win Hand Painted Bridesmaid Glasses!

Posted April 15, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 41 Comments

Today we’re giving away a set of four hand-painted bridesmaid glasses to one lucky bride! The winner may select any design of her choice (20 oz. goblets) by Judi Painted It, our lovely sponsor! These glasses can be personalized, too – for free! Glassware is dishwasher safe and no paint is used on the inside (so it’s safe to use for drinking). Take a peek at some of the example designs available to the winner:

hand painted bridesmaid glasses








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