Posted April 17, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Have you ever seen giant paper flowers quite like this? We spotted this tutorial over at Design Sponge (with Ruche) and couldn’t help but share it. With some supplies, a dash of patience and a little crafting skill, you can make a DIY giant paper flower of your very own!
Posted April 16, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Spotted: a chic, totally-ready-for-spring aisle decor idea! These mini hanging paper flowers are crafted from paper card stock. They’re lightweight enough to be displayed from a chair back with a single ribbon strand and can be customized in your wedding color palette. By Dragonfly Expression.
Posted April 1, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Spotted: a non-floral ceremony decor idea we love! This pinwheel aisle decor is an easy-do-DIY idea that also costs very little to make. Once you’ve made the pinwheels, simply attach a pair together and hang from the end of each row with a ribbon loop.
Posted March 18, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
Can you believe it’s already March? That means two things: winter is finally almost over and spring wedding season is underway! If you’re wondering what the hottest new wedding stationery trends for 2014 are, you’ve come to the right place! Today we’re warming you up with hot new prints, patterns, trends, and ideas for 2014 to inspire your upcoming wedding. Read on to get started…
Wedding Stationery Trends 2014
1. Floral Elements
One of the biggest wedding invitation trends for 2014 is the use of floral elements, especially for the spring and summer season.
Posted March 13, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 8 Comments
Hi, loves! Happy Thursday! We spotted these gorgeous botanical vintage rose save the dates (+ invitations) over at Citrus Press and now it is one of our favorite stationery finds for 2014. Leave it to the lovely Sarka to seamlessly blend a floral inspired wedding suite with vintage roses, gold accents, a burst of floral motifs, and cheery colors! Scroll down to see more PLUS enter for a chance to win a set of one hundred save the date postcards! (Oh, how we love wedding giveaways!)
Botanical Rose Save the Dates + Invitations
First, take a peek at these new botanical wedding invitations we spotted in her shop?
Posted February 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 21 Comments
Hi, loves! If your wedding ceremony (indoor or outdoor) or reception needs a statement piece, this is the post for you! Today we’re talking about flower backdrops for weddings, whether paper flower or fresh flowers are used. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up twelve insanely gorgeous flower backdrops for ceremony, reception, or photo booth, each guaranteed to make your space POP! We’ve also teamed up with Posh Studios to give away a paper flower backdrop to one lucky reader! Let’s get to the creativity, shall we?
Flower Backdrops for Weddings
1. Crepe Paper Flowers
Posted January 15, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 39 Comments
Paper flowers are in… and they’re radder than ever. We’ve been asked why brides would pick paper wedding flowers instead of the real deal, and our answer is always the same: why not? We love fragrant flowers like the next person, but there’s something special about keeping your bouquet long after the wedding is over. Read on to find out whether paper wedding flowers are better PLUS toss your name in the hat for a chance to win a gorgeous, totally-custom-made paper bouquet by The Little Red Button. In your colors. For FREE. Don’t miss it!
Posted July 11, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
When’s the last time you had a hand-painted portrait of yourself? Never? Me either! Now you can, thanks to B is for Bonnie and these portrait wedding invitations. We love handmade wedding invitations: each invitation offers a custom, personalized experience. Each invitation is printed with the prettiest inks onto the finest papers. It’s a true work of art! When an artisan will sketch, hand-paint, and create an invitation for your perfect day, that’s a pretty incredible thing, don’t you think?
Posted June 25, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments
Hello, loves! Today we’re sharing some delightfully rustic inspiration in the form of a rustic fairytale wedding theme. But first… I recently went camping and my almost seven-year-old niece taught me a thing or two about fairies. At the campfire, she looked into the woods and pointed at brief sparks of light. These sparks – lightning bugs, naturally – are not lightning bugs. They’re fairies. Acorns? Fairy hats. Holes in the tree? Fairy houses. Moss? Moss is just moss. (I thought – pixie dust! – but she informed me, “No, Aunt Emma, that’s just moss.” Bless her heart.) I wanted to share that story to remind you that a wedding theme can be ANYTHING you dream it to be. A fairytale wedding doesn’t have to be all Cinderella carriages, castles, and crowns. If you’re an eco-bride, would prefer a position as princess of the woods vs. the ballroom, and you need some serious inspiration for a unique wedding theme, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re sharing an exclusive Enchanted rustic fairytale wedding shoot by a stellar team of wedding pros with photography by Jessy Carté. So, without further adieu… let’s get started!
Posted May 1, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 45 Comments
Happy May! #throwsconfetti Do you know how to coordinate your wedding? Did you know it’s easier than it sounds? Today we’re showing you how to coordinate your wedding in one easy step. When you are planning your wedding, it’s easy to get bogged down with the many decisions you’ll make, like color palette, wedding tone, theme, invitations, and more. If you’re wondering how you’ll get it all done – and get it to coordinate – fear not! We have one simple solution for you. Today we’re sharing some helpful advice for what to do after picking out your color palette to save you time + money down the road. Plus, we’ve teamed up with Dear LC to offer one lucky Emmaline Bride reader a free (stylish!) wedding iPhone case. Enjoy!
Posted April 4, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hello, hello! One of the many, many reasons I (Emma here!) love handmade weddings is the use of sustainable, re-usable decor. Take flowers for example: you love their bright colors and fresh aroma, but what happens after the wedding is over? All florals and boutonnieres are tossed in the trash! What if you could have an alternative that lasts forever instead? Today, we’ve found it! We’re showing you some of the most incredible paper flower bouquets we’ve ever seen by The Little Red Button, a sweet handmade shop that provides paper flower bouquets, paper boutonnieres, paper flower corsages, and more for weddings. This handmade alternative lasts forever and can be re-used in your home as chic decor. These bouquets are even more incredible in person (Atlanta brides may remember this at the Bridal Extravaganza), if you can even believe it! Read on to find out more about these paper flower bouquets and get inspired for your handmade wedding! Enjoy!
Posted April 3, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Move over boring boxes or bags: there’s a new favor bag in town! We love the new collection of kraft paper favor bags by Mavora Art & Design, ideal for storing old-fashioned candy, home-baked cookies, or as treat bags for your candy buffet. Read on to find out more about these charming kraft paper favor bags after the jump!
Posted December 24, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 58 Comments
Hello, loves! Merry Christmas Eve! Yesterday, all I could think about was how it was already Christmas Eve Eve (or, as my sister likes to call it, “the day before the day before Christmas” which has a nice ring to it). The holidays sure do sneak up quickly! Every Monday at Emmaline Bride, we kick off a brand new handmade giveaway; we thought today was an awesome opportunity to showcase the last official giveaway of 2012 and launch our 4th Annual Holiday Giveaway Palooza! This giveaway series is unique: each day, visit Emmaline Bride to view the day’s new prizes (by a few lovely Featured Artisans from The Marketplace) and enter for your chance to win. Each day is a new chance to win… and this year, the prizes are BIGGER + better than ever! So… grab a huge cup of morning coffee, snuggle into some slippers, and read on for YOUR chance to win handmade goodies for yourself or a friend! Enjoy!
NOTE: This giveaway is closed (ended 11:59pm EST Dec. 24th). The winners are Stacey G, Kelly Anne, and Monica! Please check your inbox on how to claim your prize.
Posted September 25, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 6 Comments
Hello and Happy Tuesday! We know the idea of using paper flowers in your wedding (as bouquets, boutonnieres, aisle decor, and more) and seeing it come to fruition are two very different things. Today, we’re bridging the gap between the two with Real Wedding paper flower ideas to inspire your look. Unlike fresh flowers, paper flowers last forever, never wilt, can be custom-coordinated with your wedding palette, and are always in season. Read on to see one couple’s Real Wedding reality and find out where to get paper flowers of your own. Enjoy!