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5 DIY Wedding Favors You Can Make in an Evening

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Brides: if you’re looking for easy DIY wedding favors you can tackle in an evening, you’re in for a treat today! We’ve teamed up with the team at Weddingstar to feature five hand-picked DIY wedding favors, all of which are fun and easy-to-do. To pick a wedding favor guests will love (and remember), make sure it a) is functional, and b) coordinates with your wedding theme. We spent plenty of time browsing Weddingstar and we were impressed by the quality of these wedding DIY supplies and how easy it was to incorporate any wedding theme. Plus, you can add your own custom touches with initial stickers, twine, personalized tags, and more. Read on to see five easy DIY wedding favors and tell us: which one do you love?

Shirt Collar Stays for Groomsmen

shirt collar stays groomsmen gift idea (by julie the fish designs)

by juliethefish designs

Looking for an awesome groomsmen gift? Consider two key attributes: 1) the gift is functional, and 2) the gift is custom. If the gift is functional, he’ll be sure to actually use it. And, if it’s custom-made, he won’t already own one — and he’s likely to keep it for a long time. Today we’re sharing shirt collar stays, one of our favorite groomsmen gift ideas. What are shirt collar stays, you ask? Read on to find how they’re used, why he’ll love ’em, and find out where you can grab a set for your groom, groomsmen, ring bearer, fathers, and grandfathers…

These Wood Groomsmen Signs Make Awesome Gifts


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Are you stumped when it comes to groomsmen gift ideas? What if they already have the usual bottle opener, wallet, flask, or beer glass? Here’s a new idea: wood groomsmen signs, completely personalized! We spotted these at Kendra’s Kreations and love how each one is custom-made with his name, a favorite sports team, hobbies (like fishing or hunting), bar sign, man cave, etc. It’s even ready to hang with a routed key hook on the back and requires no additional hardware. Check out these groomsmen signs from actual Real Weddings…

Giveaway: Win (2) Personalized Wine Glasses!

When you are toasting with your BFFs at your bachelorette bash, what kind of glass will you use? Hopefully it will be one of these gorgeous wine glasses, hand-painted by Judi Painted It! These HUGE (read: 20 oz) wine glasses are just the thing for you and your bridesmaids as you celebrate your upcoming day. And personalization is included, which makes this an extra-special gift. Simply pick your favorite color and type of flower to be painted on the glass; then, let her know the nickname or name to the side of the glass and the stem. It’s that easy! Since Judi is so very sweet, she’s giving away two (2) personalized wine glasses in ANY style from her shop to one lucky bride-to-be! What style will YOU pick?

From brightly-hued hot pink stargazer lilies…

These Bobblehead Cake Toppers are Amazing for Weddings

It’s Tuesday and we have a new Ask Emmaline advice question for you! This question was sent to us by Jessica who writes,

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My fiance saw a wedding online where the couple had a bobblehead cake topper that looked like them. I want to surprise him with one but I don’t know where they got it from. Any ideas? Thanks!


Bobblehead Cake Toppers for Weddings

You’re in luck, Jessica! These bobblehead take toppers at Bobbleheads Etsy Shop are a definite favorite your groom will love! These cake toppers are made in your image from a submitted photograph in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina. Each bobblehead is customized in your favorite clothing or wedding attire, with your dress and his suit customized to your colors and style. We’ve never seen so many customizable options available like these. Just take a look and you’ll see what we mean:

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Giveaway: Win a Personalized Silver Bar Necklace

It’s Friday… giveaway time! We’ve teamed up with the lovely team of Spiffing Jewelry to offer a personalized silver bar necklace to one lucky reader! This necklace can be stamped to read anything you’d like — up to 15 characters. Have it stamped with your name, initials, wedding date, ‘Mrs’, a bridesmaid’s name, nickname, etc. — anything your little heart desires! Here’s a photo example of what this necklace looks like, along with an array of font style examples from which to choose…

sterling silver bar necklace