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Americana Wedding: Libby + Ernie

Posted November 5, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments

Libby and Ernie’s rustic Americana wedding is one for the books! The ceremony was held at Second Baptist Church in Suffield, Connecticut, followed by a tented reception at Suffield Academy field. This wedding included handmade details like custom-cast belt buckles, handmade paper heart garland, custom-designed bridal shoes, bridesmaid clutches, table numbers, bridesmaid hangers and more. The day was beautifully captured by photographer Michelle Gardella. There is so much inspiration in this feature… read on to see this Americana wedding as it unfolded!

Americana Wedding - bride and groom kissing on pickup truck (photo: michelle gardella)





Norfolk Waterfront Wedding: Aissa + Albert

Posted November 1, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Aissa and Albert’s Norfolk waterfront wedding this past May was at the Pagoda and Oriental Garden. Their ceremony overlooked the water as they walked down the aisle and pronounced their vows. Fantastic details from their wedding include arriving in a Shelby Cobra sports car, their matching cake topper, spring flowers that pop, and tea-inspired wedding favors. Photographing their wedding was Jan from Jan Casper Photography. See the photos and take in a little spring…

Jan Casper Photography - Norfolk Waterfront Wedding





The Perfect DIY Fall Wedding

Posted August 7, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Brides: if you want to plan the perfect DIY Fall Wedding, this is the post for you! I always think it’s one thing to see fall wedding inspiration, but it’s another to see it in action. Today we’re sharing a real DIY Fall Wedding wholly planned by Irene and Blake, the duo behind Sparkvites. Armed with a creative vision, expertise in graphic design, and a little elbow grease, they set to work. The result? A perfect DIY fall wedding with personal, handcrafted touches throughout. The invitations, ceremony flags, programs, escort cards, centerpieces, mason jar glasses, and more were crafted as a labor of love… and it shows! Check out our favorite details (with photos by Noelle Ann Photography) and get inspired for your very own wedding. Enjoy!

DIY Fall Wedding - Photo by Noelle Ann Photography - #diy #fall #wedding #flags #ceremony #grand-exit #sparkvites





Farm Fresh Wedding: Beth + Bryan

Posted August 1, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

This South Carolina farm fresh wedding was incredible! The happily wedded couple, Beth and Bryan, included handmade and personal details into their South Carolina farm wedding this past June. Find out more about how they met, their wedding day details, and see the awe-inspiring photography by Brooke from Brooke Brooks Photography after the jump…

Brooke Brooks Photography - wildberry farm wedding





A Vintage Fall Wedding: Jennie + Kyle

Posted July 30, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Brides: if you’re planning a vintage fall wedding, prepare to be inspired! When Jennie and Kyle planned their fall wedding, they wanted a romantic, vintage wedding with rustic charm. As Jennie went into a “planning frenzy”, she came up short. Armed with her sewing machine and creativity, Jennie became a self-professed DIY bride and did it all to bring her vintage wedding to fruition. She made wedding invitations, the ring bearer pillow, the flower girl baskets, table runners… you name it, she made it. As a result, Jennie found her true passion. Today, Jennie successfully helps other brides on their quest for handmade, personal touches through her shop, Duryea Place Designs. We are proud to call Jennie a Featured Artisan at Emmaline Bride in the Handmade Wedding Shop and you’ve definitely seen her work featured here in the past. Now, relive Jennie and Kyle’s beautiful vintage fall wedding, captured by Crista of Fusion Productions

Vintage Fall Wedding

What a perfect fall wedding day: the sun is shining, the leaves are freshly fallen, and the bride, groom, and entire wedding party are grinning from ear to ear. (Pretty bridesmaid dresses, too! I love the shade of purple on those dresses.)

Vintage Fall Wedding - groom and groomsmen standing in woods





Liriodendron Mansion Wedding: Keira + Jonathan

Posted July 9, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Check out this beautiful Liriodendron Mansion wedding! Keira and Jonathan just married this past April and had their wedding at one of Maryland’s most historic homes, the Liriodenron Mansion. The mansion’s terraced lawns and elegant dining rooms made for a romantic wedding. Keira and Jonathan’s intimate ceremony on the mansion’s back lawn was a perfect setting for friends and family to watch them walk down the aisle. Working with the couple to photograph their wedding was Baltimore wedding photographer, Dennis, from Dennis Drenner Photographs. Find out more after the click…

keira-and-jonathan-walk-down-the-aisle-together - Liriodendron Mansion Wedding





8 Real DIY Wedding Ideas You’ll Want to Steal

Posted June 21, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments

Hello, loves! If you’re a fan of DIY wedding ideas, you are going to LOVE this post! Meet Margaux and Chad – now newlyweds! – a charming couple who combined their love for handmade, vintage, and DIY details to create one truly memorable day. The bride, Margaux (of the oh-so-chic Harmony Creative Studio), styled and created nearly everything you see here from start to finish. Today, you get a front-row seat at Margaux and Chad’s wedding where you’ll see eight hand-picked DIY wedding ideas (like stationery, vintage bottle centerpieces, a candy buffet, escort cards, and more), you’ll find out how Margaux tackled these DIY ideas, and you’ll get a glimpse into their incredible wedding venue. Ready to get started? Read on to begin! (Also, a special thank you to Meghan Christine Photography for all of the images you see below, except where noted. Beautiful work!)

P.S. Check out this amazing backdrop! It’s an succulent-lover’s dream come true!

DIY Wedding Ideas - Succulent Backdrop





Northern Michigan Wedding: Megan + Peach

Posted May 15, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Ahhh…a Northern Michigan wedding! Megan and Peach’s wedding in Northern Michigan’s township of Glen Arbor was fantastic. The wedding overlooking Lake Michigan was truly magnificent. The wedding’s many elements include: creative themed peach gear, a wedding dress to die for, wedding favor jams, custom matchboxes with fresh cigars, and beautiful flowers. The desired location of the wedding was at the breathtaking Homestead Resort. The photographers of choice were Elizabeth and Jan-Michael from Priceless Photography, Inc. The result of a superbly planned wedding and photos that capture true love in Northern Michigan await you with words from the bride…

Priceless Photography - northern michigan wedding





5 Best Wedding Color Palette Resources

Posted April 26, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Mint? Peach? Ivory? Champagne? How do you choose a wedding color palette to suit your unique style? Today we’re showing you how to choose a wedding color palette with five of the best wedding color palette resources. Your wedding is all about color and it’s easier to find a perfect color palette than ever before! Read on to get inspired with the five best wedding color palette resources, find out how you can score FREE custom color swatches sent straight to your door, add a few new websites to your radar, and more! Enjoy!

5 best wedding color palette resources





Arkansas Real Wedding: Erin + Keenan

Posted April 16, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

This Arkansas real wedding was gorgeous! Erin and Keenan’s Arkansas wedding ceremony was in beautiful Bella Vista. After getting ready, Erin and Kennan headed to the architecturally impressive Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. There the couple was captured separately by their photographers Jason and Chasnie from Vinson Images. The chapel set among a natural landscape has large wooden doors, grand arches, and is encompassed with natural light by glass windows. It really was a graceful place for a ceremony. Erin and Keenan’s Arkansas real wedding and its many intimate moments are something you’re sure to enjoy.

Vinson Images - arkansas real wedding





Vintage Wedding: Corey + Matt Tie the Knot!

Posted April 12, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

If you’re planning a vintage wedding, you won’t want to miss today’s Real Vintage Wedding feature! Corey and Matt’s New Haven, Connecticut wedding was beautifully styled with DIY details and plenty of vintage wedding accents. The bridesmaid dresses were all handmade by Soho Mode using vintage fabrics, the bride sewed vintage hanky bunting to display in the reception room, vintage pins were used for the table seating chart, and field flowers were displayed in tea tins for chic vintage wedding centerpieces. Instead of a wedding cake, the couple used one huge cupcake and used vintage hand-stamped forks (“I Do” and “Me Too”) with a small photo placed between the prongs of the forks. Their wedding photographer – Michelle of Michelle Gardella Photography – beautifully captured the day from start to finish. She tells us, “Corey and Matt are one of those couples that truly make this world a better place, simply by being in it. Their love for one another completely lit up the entire day, and even complete strangers on Yale’s campus stopped and swooned. While their wedding was filled with wonderful details, and meaningful decorative touches, what I love most about this day is that the focus was on what really matters- love and family.” We couldn’t agree more. Read on to see how their vintage wedding day unfolded after the jump!

Vintage Wedding: Real Wedding - New Haven, Connecticut (Michelle Gardella Photography)





Isadora + Omar’s Handmade Wedding in California

Posted December 7, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

Hello, hello! Happy Friday! Today’s Real Wedding feature has it all: a gorgeous couple, a beautiful California location (The North Ranch in Westlake Village), handmade wedding details, a stunning gown, hot pair of heels, purple bridesmaid dresses, one of the cutest cake toppers I’ve ever seen, and pink and white wedding details abound! Yesterday I gushed about our amazing readers and today’s Real Wedding is an example of a bride who stayed happy-as-can-be, even when a little drama happened on her wedding day. Her priest was being flown in from South Africa but had to cancel due to weather, and her hair and makeup appointment ran a few hours behind. But, instead of going into freak-out mode, her photographer, Shillawna, tells us this gorgeous girl didn’t stop smiling – not once! Isadora and Omar included charming handmade details like a ‘bride’ wedding dress hanger, custom photo booth chalkboard sign, paper poms, bunting, hanging candle votives, custom favor bags, and more… even delicate teacups (one of my many wedding obsessions, as discussed here) and charming miniature teapots. So, without further adieu, read on to see this lovely pink and white California wedding and find out more by the bride! (Wedding styled by Featured Artisan Thoey of EcoMonster and photographed by the lovely Shillawna Ruffner). Enjoy!

handmade wedding details via Emmaline Bride - photography by Shillawna Ruffner Photography





DIY Rustic Wedding: Maggie + Stephen – Part Two

Posted November 5, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 4 Comments

Hello, hello! On Friday, we showed you part one of this incredibly gorgeous DIY Rustic Wedding. Today, we’re proud to reveal part two of Maggie and Stephen’s special day with the First Look, Ceremony, and Reception. And… the bride, Maggie, handcrafted all of the details herself (and she did an incredible job!) If you’re looking for DIY rustic wedding inspiration, today’s feature has it all: a barn reception, mason jar lanterns, chalkboards, a vintage suitcase card box, handmade chair signs, a vintage photo wall, and much more. Read on to reveal Part Two of this gorgeous wedding, beginning with a teary-eyed groom in a candid First Look. Enjoy!

The First Look

Maggie and Stephen decided to do a ‘first look’ and we’re glad they did: check out the groom’s candid reaction!

first look - maggie + stephen (photography by Michelle Gardella Photography)








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