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Wedding Tablecloths + Linens: The #1 Planning Tool

Posted June 7, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Hello + Happy Friday! If you are planning a wedding on the beach, a wedding in the woods, on a farm, in your own backyard, you’ll need to pick out wedding tablecloths and linens for your event. But, where do you start? Where do you buy? What size will you need? In the past, picking out the right size wedding tablecloths and linens was a pain in the you-know-what, particularly when you haven’t a clue what sizes you want (or need). We believe wedding planning shouldn’t be a stressful experience; today we’re sharing the easy way to design your space, pick your wedding tablecloths (and linens), and place your order. These linens will look great, you’ll save some money, and you’ll be able to cross one more thing off of your to-do list this weekend! Read on to find out more…

Wedding Tablecloths and Linens: The #1 Planning Tool

Hanging Spheres: The Hottest New Decor Trend

Posted June 5, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Move over, poms – there’s a hot new decor trend in town! I’ve seen hanging spheres before (also called hanging string balls, but ‘spheres’ has a nice ring to it, no?) but I’ve never seen anything quite like these from The Find Sac. A & I have been discussing how we plan to update our backyard this summer. We recently hung these, I excitedly put our patio set and hot red umbrella out for the season, and I jokingly asked him 99 questions about pergolas yesterday. (I secretly just want something chic onto which I can display lanterns, poms, hanging spheres, and these for entertaining.) Anyways, all this outdoor planning has got me thinking about new trends for outdoor weddings. Paper poms and paper lanterns have been popular for years and have undoubtedly opened the door for fresh ideas yet to come to fruition. I’ll never tire of the aforementioned party decor, but I’m ready for something new. You, too? Read on for four reasons why they’re the hottest new thing in town for weddings, showers, and outdoor entertaining this summer…

hanging spheres (by the find sac, photo by ee photography) via Emmaline Bride

South Carolina Plantation Wedding

Posted May 8, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

This South Carolina plantation wedding was a beautiful event you’re sure to love. The breathtaking bride, Lauren, and her dashingly handsome husband, Shelton, were married this past March on the grounds of the Litchfield Plantation. The plantation’s majestic landscape was the perfect fit for Lauren and Shelton’s southern rustic wedding. This South Carolina wedding is rich in details, passion, and story. This plantation wedding was photographed by Feuza and Mary from Feuza Reis Studios. Find out what the couple has to say and fall in love with the stunning photos after the click…

Feuza Reis Studios

Detroit Zoo Wedding

Posted August 9, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Kim and Colin tied the knot at one of their favorite locations: The Detroit Zoo. They did their “first look” at the Butterfly House, followed by polar bear watching in the aquarium. After the ceremony, family and friends enjoyed a picnic-themed luncheon and delicious wedding cake and desserts (check out the giraffe cake topper and tower of doughnuts – YUM!) In true Michigan spirit, Kim and Colin showed Detroit pride with Faygo pop, paired with crowd-pleasers like peanuts, popcorn, and cotton candy. Read on to see how Kim and Colin’s beautiful Detroit Zoo wedding with photography by Tammy LaBar Photography. Enjoy!

mr and mrs signs

How to Make Hanging Mason Jar Lanterns

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…

hanging mason jar lantern

Beach Wedding: 15 Amazing Ideas

Posted March 21, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

Are you dreaming of tying the knot in a beach wedding? We love the beach as a wedding venue because it provides a natural, always perfect backdrop which requires little decor to make it your own. Today, we’re sharing our love for the always-in-style beach wedding with fifteen of our favorite aisle-ready ideas to help you plan your perfect wedding day. And, if you weren’t already geared up summer yet, you’ll be ready to break out the flip flops and SPF after this post! Enjoy!

beach wedding

Floating Balloon Canopy

Posted March 11, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 6 Comments

Happy Sunday! You’ve probably seen a balloon canopy before (prom, birthday parties, etc.) but we can promise you’ve never seen a floating balloon canopy! This amazing, gravity-defying floating balloon canopy from The Guardian (photo credit: David Levene) (via Pinterest) is honestly one of the coolest outdoor wedding ideas we’ve seen yet!

Vintage Wallpaper Chandeliers

Posted March 9, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Are you decorating an outdoor space for your wedding and hoping to score something unique? We found it! These vintage wallpaper chandeliers handmade by Flora Bond are perfect for rustic, vintage, and handmade weddings. Who knew wallpaper could be cute? I can imagine these draped from trees, tents, arches, and more! And, we predict these wallpaper chandeliers will be all the rage this summer season. Read on to find out more about this unique outdoor décor idea…

wallpaper chandeliers

handmade by flora bond, photo credit: jaclyn davis

How to Put Your Best (Bridal) Foot Forward

Posted November 25, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Whether you’re planning your wedding, running through your rehearsal or selecting footwear for wedding day (both for yourself and your bridesmaids), be sure to put your best, most fashionable foot forward. We’ve found a stylish and affordable collection of Fibi and Clo sandals that will knock your socks off. Read on to find out why…

Carnation Flower Wall

Posted August 26, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Happy Friday, lovelies! Do you have any exciting weekend plans lined up? This might have been one of the fastest weeks ever and I truly can’t believe it’s already Friday again. Let’s get started, shall we? We are kicking off today’s posts with this unique carnation flower wall. It’s easy to fall in love with these colorful, affordable, no-longer-known-as-just-a-filler carnations especially when they are displayed in such a beautiful hanging form. En masse, carnations look so pretty and provide a pop of unexpected color to your wedding decor. String them outside from a tree branch, as shown, or use as a backdrop for a photo booth or cake table. Spotted via Pinterest from Style Me Pretty; photography by Elyse Hall.

carnation flower wall

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Paper Medallions

Posted August 24, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

As we begin to bid adieu to the summer wedding season and prepare for all things fall, we thought we’d be sure to include one of our favorite decor items for summer: paper medallions. If you’re getting ready for last-minute wedding decor, we recommend paper medallions in the summer colors and patterns below. If you’re gearing up for fall, we encourage you to incorporate a new palette into the picture: emphasize burnt oranges, browns, mustards, and deep reds to coordinate with your decor. Consider hanging paper medallions outside on tree branches for outdoor weddings, at your ceremony door, above your cake table or as garland on your head table. Use them as a backdrop at your ceremony or reception sites or make a DIY photo booth backdrop for a fun touch. Here’s a mini round-up incorporate medallions in your upcoming fall or winter wedding, simply make the color palette a bit darker (emphasize the burnt oranges, browns, mustards, and reds – just a few of our favorite fall colors). you can always DIY them using autumn themed colors. We think fabric medallions would also look great in browns, oranges, burnt yellows, etc. Most paper medallions are made from tissue paper, card stock, construction paper, newspaper, and more. Get creative and make your own – or enlist in the help of an artisan like a few of the talented ones below. Use the medallions to add a whimsical touch to your wedding decor at your cake table, candy buffet, head table, or as a backdrop at your reception or ceremony sites. This would also make a fun photo booth backdrop! Here’s a mini round-up featuring six colorful paper medallions:

paper medallions

Wooden Cake Topper

Posted August 18, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Spotted: A truly unique handmade wooden cake topper! This cute cake topper features a personalized bride and groom (in your dress and suit specifications) and can even feature your four-legged friends. By Creative By Heart.

cake topper

Rustic Wedding Ceremony

Posted August 4, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments

Holy wow – this is one amazing rustic wedding ceremony site! Have you ever seen anything like it? There’s so much going on in this image – the hanging poms (how did they… ?), the wooden benches, the rose petals, the burlap aisle runner, the hanging garland, the altar, the TREES, and my goodness – the lighting. This is the stuff wedding dreams are made of, people… wedding dreams. ♥

rustic wedding ceremony

Liz and Chris’ North Carolina Engagement Shoot

Posted April 7, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

We’re loving Liz and Chris’s rustic North Carolina engagement shoot. For their engagement shoot we travel to the small town of Cameron, NC which once was known as the “Dewberry Capital of the World” where Liz’s parents own a horse farm. The farm proved to be the ideal place for taking engagement photos with all of it’s rustic charm and natural elements. Their North Carolina engagement photographer Carolyn from Carolyn Scott Photography tells us,

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