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How to Throw a Spa Bachelorette Party at Home

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Hello, lovelies! We’re kicking off this beautiful morning with bachelorette party inspiration. The ultimate bachelorette party doesn’t have to include bar hopping, clubbing, or hitting up the town. Some of the best bachelorette parties are low-key, partying at home with the bride-to-be and relaxing while you watch favorite movies, dish over delish drinks and appetizers, and pamper yourself with some at-home spa treatments. Here are thirteen fun ideas on how to throw a spa bachelorette party at home!

12 Secret Rules Every Maid of Honor Should Know

Brides: this one is for your Maid of Honor! Be sure to share it on Facebook — give it a “like”!

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by brad ross

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 than that. Today, we’re revealing 12 secret maid of honor 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!

Comfy Sweatpants for Bridesmaids

adorable name sweats for bridesmaids | by sister9designs | bridesmaid sweatpants gift weddings |

by sister9designs | photo: lindsay madden

When we talked about these getting ready rules recently, we had no idea how many awesome Ask Emmaline questions we’d receive! Today we’re tackling a question from Rachel, who asks,

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Dear Emmaline, I know there are robes, shirts, and other apparel for bridesmaids getting ready. Do you have any suggestions for shorts or sweatpants? I want something my bridesmaids can lounge in around the house that will keep them warm after the wedding. Thanks!


Great question, Rachel! Even if you love button-down shirts or beautiful robes, we know that sweatpants are also a girl’s best friend. If you think your bridesmaids would be more comfortable in a pair of tried-and-true sweats, then these bridesmaid sweatpants from Sister9Designs are a perfect choice! You can even have them personalized with each bridesmaid’s name on the front. Take a look…

Giveaway: Win a Set of 4 Bridesmaid Bags!

Another beautiful day, another terrific giveaway at Emmaline Bride! We’ve been in the holiday spirit, giving away tons of prizes to our lovely readers thanks to our terrific Featured Artists! You’re going to love this one: a set of four ultra-chic leather bags for bridesmaids with custom messages inside! These lovely bags are handmade with love by Sandra Smith NYC and your girls will absolutely adore them! Read on for the details…

the best sister leather bag

These Photo Frames Make Great Gifts for Weddings

Happy Friday! Emma here. One of my favorite gift ideas for 2016 weddings has to be one of these photo frames. I know, photo frames have been a gift idea for decades, but these are different — each frame is unlike any you’ve seen before. The lovely Laura of Montana Snow has designed these beautiful rustic photo frames as lasting keepsakes for years to come. Instead of fussing over a glass holder (and those annoying picture holder metals on the back that always chip your nails), these frames hold pictures in place with a sturdy clip. You can swap out photos in an instant right from the front or hold a small stack to keep on rotation at your desk. Plus, these frames are customized for your recipient, whether it be yourself (try a newly engaged frame or just married photo frame like these), your mom or dad (try these), or your grandma or grandpa (they’ll love these). There’s a little something here for everyone! Take a look at our favorites below and — you guessed it! — enter for a chance to win one as a gift for your parents! Good luck!

Here’s my favorite photo frame for newly engaged couples! Add a photo of the proposal, your engagement ring, or the two of you right after you said “Yes!”:

engagement gift photo frame | photo frames - gifts for weddings

by montana snow

Maid of Honor: 15+ Duties You Absolutely Need to Do (Please!)

[su_panel color=”#000000″ border=”1px dotted #e42967″]Brides: this post is for your Maid of Honor! Share this post so she knows what is expected in her role![/su_panel]

Hey, beautiful Maid of Honor! This is your BFF (The Bride) and I wanted to let you know something: you’re really awesome. So awesome, in fact, that I chose you as my leading lady on my wedding day. And with that comes a few duties, but I have total confidence you’ll be great at it. Here’s the low-down on the Maid of Honor duties I’d really, really appreciate if you could tackle for me.

The Bride and Her Bridesmaids | Photo: Erich McVey

photo: erich mcvey

Maid of Honor Duties

Dear Maid of Honor,

Giveaway: Wedding Party Cards from Sparkvites!

Wedding party cards are being given away this week! Find out the full scoop below. But first, be sure to subscribe or you’ll miss out on other fun wedding giveaways like this one!

Happy Friday, loves! It’s time for a fun new giveaway brought to you by the awesome folks of Sparkvites! We’ve teamed up with them to give away a set of six wedding party cards to one lucky reader. These aren’t just any wedding party cards — wait until you see how fun and colorful they are! You can use these cards to ask your bridesmaids and groomsmen to be in your wedding. Check out the designs below and enter for a chance to win!

Wedding Party Cards

Which of these designs is your favorite?

Wedding Party Cards

Wedding Party Cards

Wedding Party Cards

Trend Alert: Maid of Honor Wearing a Different Dress

You’ve heard of mismatched bridesmaid dresses, but have you heard of the maid of honor wearing a different dress? It’s a fun new trend that’s happening now and is a way to have her stand out from the bridesmaids. Here are a visuals to show you how it looks!

Maid of Honor Wearing a Different Dress

maid of honor wearing a different dress

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Maid of Honor Wearing a Different Dress

photo: sarah ashley peters

Maid of Honor Wearing a Different Dress

photo: judy pak via style me pretty

This one is especially fun because the MOH gets to wear a gold sequin dress. I want.

Maid of Honor Wearing a Different Dress

photo: megan w

So, loves… what do you think of this trend?

is your maid of honor wearing a different dress?