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Maid of Honor Duties: 12 Mistakes to Avoid

Posted September 10, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Maid of Honor: this post’s for you! You were selected as the bride’s right-hand lady and there are a handful of maid of honor duties she’ll need you to tackle on the wedding day. The last thing you want to do is forget to do these important tasks, so listen up as we present the twelve maid of honor mistakes to avoid on the wedding day. You are totally going to win at this MOH thing; here are just a few things to keep in mind…

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32 Secrets Wedding Photographers Wish You Knew

Posted September 2, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

You want perfect wedding photos and your photographer wants to capture those special, ever-so-fleeting emotional moments you’ll remember forever. So, what is the key to more amazing photos? Communication. And, since not all wedding photographers might not want to tell you what they really think, we’re here to do it. Here’s the ultimate list of thirty-two things wedding photographers wish you knew…

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Proposal Idea: The Marry Me Mug

Posted August 25, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Oh, you’re going to love this adorable idea. Since we just talked about wedding coffee bar ideas, I knew it was the perfect time to tie in this DIY marry me mug. If you’re going to propose soon, and need the best proposal idea ever, this is one of them! Introducing the marry me mug, a mug that has the words, ‘Marry Me’, written in the inside, at the bottom, so it is revealed after she is done drinking her beverage. I think it would go something like this: guy makes girl delicious cup of coffee. Girl sits on couch waiting for said coffee, cuddling up underneath an afghan. Guy brings coffee — one mug for him, the other is the marry me mug for girl — and they converse for a pretty solid amount of time. Girl drinks her coffee too slow, it’s too hot, and boy gets impatient. He’s sweating, nervous, but he also has to drink the hot coffee because otherwise she would wonder what’s up. With each sip, he gets nervous… when will she see it?

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31 Giveaways: #21 – Wedding Favor Magnets

Posted August 21, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 20 Comments

If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect wedding favors, you’ve come to the right place! Check out these beautiful, functional + totally personalized wedding favor magnets by My Little Chickadee Creations! Each favor magnet is handcrafted and customized with your names and wedding date. Today, we’re offering thirty of these favor magnets to one lucky reader as Giveaway #21 in our 31 Wedding Giveaways Series! Which design would you pick?

Wedding Favor Magnets

Here are a few of our favorite hand-picked designs:

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9 Wedding Registry Mistakes to Avoid

Posted August 12, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

When it comes to your wedding registry, you may be wondering how to get started: where to go, how many items to register for, and when you should have it completed. We’re here to help! In this post, we’ll show you nine wedding registry mistakes to avoid so you can have more fun + skip all the added stress. Enjoy!

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Giveaway #10 – “The Inspired Wedding” Signed Book

Posted August 11, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 10 Comments

Emma here and I have some exciting news to share: my second book, The Inspired Wedding, hits bookstores on September 12, 2014! This book is a genuine labor of love, its pages filled with my favorite handcrafted details, most beloved creative ideas, and over 500 (gorgeous) hand-picked images. I hope you’ll enjoy this book as much as I’ve enjoyed writing it. It is written for couples who want to plan a personal wedding celebration to reflect their unique story. I wrote The Inspired Wedding as an idea book with seven handcrafted themes including vintage, modern and rustic, just to name a few. I’ll be sharing some previews in the upcoming month, but today we’re offering the change to win a signed copy when it is released! This is #10 in our 31 Wedding Giveaways series. Enjoy!


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8 Wedding Vow Mistakes to Avoid (+ Giveaway #8!)

Posted August 7, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 15 Comments

Vows, vows, vows. They’re one of the most important parts of the wedding ceremony and for good reason: your wedding vows are the promises you make from your wedding day to eternity. You make them publicly, which makes them 100x sweeter (and nerve-wrecking). And, you don’t want to mess them up. That’s why we’ve put together a list of eight most important wedding vow mistakes to avoid so yours go off without a hitch. We’re covering some things you’ve never thought of before, along with some tricks you won’t want to miss. Plus, we’ve teamed up with Carryn of Golden Silhouette to offer a beautiful vow keepsake you will want NEED to own. It’s all here and it’s #8 in our fabulous 31 Wedding Giveaways series! Enjoy!

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Honeymoon Planning Tips: 3 to 6 Months Before

Posted July 18, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Hi, loves! It’s time for our 2nd installment of our honeymoon planning tips (part 2/4). Last time we discussed how to plan a honeymoon, we gave you tips on what to do 8 months to 1 year before the wedding. Today we’re talking about what you need to plan a honeymoon 6 months to 3 months before the wedding. Read on to see what’s next on your to-do list…

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15 Best Wedding Resources You Didn’t Know Existed

Posted July 15, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Hello, loves! If you’re newly engaged, planning on getting engaged soon, or you’ve been planning for some time, you need this post! Bookmark it (CTRL + D), tweet it, facebook it, and pin it for later. We’re always on the hunt for the best wedding resources and today we’re unleashing the most legend-waitforit-dary finds. If you want to get a head start on your (infinitely awesome) registry, need an app to track of ALL OF THE WEDDING THINGS, want to stay on budget and track your expenses, or you’re just looking for some seriously fun wedding planning reads, this is the guide. So, grab a cup of coffee (um, so I found this one and it smells like donuts are being made. in your office. and it is magical.) and get ready to start planning the Best Day Ever…

15 Best Wedding Resources You Didn't Know Existed


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Guest List Flow Chart

Posted July 11, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

One of the biggest wedding etiquette issues comes down to the guest list. Who should you invite? Does so-and-so have to be invited? Do I have to invite my co-workers? It’s a sticky situation, that’s for sure. And that’s where this guest list flow chart comes in. It will help trim the guest list fat, so to speak, so you can keep your budget in check and keep smiling. This is not the end-all list (and it won’t help with each guest) but it can help for a few of those guests where you’re completely unsure whether to invite. Take a look…

Guest List Flow Chart

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Wedding Dress Necklines Guide – Ask Emmaline

Posted July 8, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

We received another awesome Ask Emmaline question from bride-to-be, Sara. She asks, “Dear Emmaline, I just started shopping for wedding gowns. I’m so confused on necklines, though. There are so many and I’m unfamiliar with most of them. Any advice?” Great question, Sara! We spotted this helpful wedding dress necklines guide that we thought would help you — and many other brides! — as you shop for the perfect dress. It definitely helps to know the style you’re referring to when you speak to a designer. If I could offer some advice, it would be to try many different wedding dress necklines. After all, you’ll never really know how great a neckline can look on you unless you try it on! Onto the guide…

Wedding Dress Necklines Guide

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