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10 Tips for a Popcorn Wedding Bar

10 Tips for a Popcorn Wedding Bar

photo: dell cove spice co.

We have a special treat for you today! We’re sharing the top ten tips on how to plan a popcorn wedding bar for your guests. Popcorn makes a great snack for your wedding and doubles as take-home favors, too. We’ve brought in expert David Beets, the co-founder of Dell Cove Spice Co. (and maker of delicious awesome popcorn flavorings, cocktail rimming salts and sugars, favors, spices, and more), to explain how to make an awesome popcorn bar for your wedding or special event. Take it away, David!

popcorn wedding bar

photo: dell cove spice co.

Better Together Chair Signs — Handmade-a-Day

better together chair signs

by better off wed

Spotted: these better together wedding chair signs by Better Off Wed are the finishing touch to your reception! They are available in metallic gold or silver to coordinate with your decor. These are high-quality wedding chair signs and measure 1/4″ thick (so they’re designed to last). Each sign is made from environmentally-friendly recycled eucalyptus fiber board. Take a look at other chair signs in the collection…

Lighted Tulle Backdrop — Handmade-a-Day

lighted-tulle-backdrop

by crafty cousins co.

If you’re looking for a stunning ceremony or reception backdrop, we’ve found it! This lighted tulle backdrop — today’s handmade-a-day pick — is from Craft Cousins Co. It features tulle in blush and champagne and twinkling lights for a romantic effect. Each backdrop is handmade and custom-fit in any length to accommodate your space. While we were swooning over this backdrop, we also spotted lighted garland and pretty tulle bows to match. See it all below…

Mr & Mrs Mason Jars — Handmade-a-Day

chalkboard mason jar tumblers | mr mrs mason jars http://emmalinebride.com/wedding/mr-mrs-mason-jars | photo: britix images

by parris chic boutique, photo: britix images

It’s time for Friday’s handmade-a-day wedding pick! Today we’re sharing these adorable mason jar tumblers from Parris Chic Boutique. The tumblers will make a cute rustic / country themed drinking vessel for your first toast as newlyweds (and sipping on your porch for years to come). They even feature a chalkboard label so you can re-write on it.Check it out…

DIY Window Pane Seating Chart

diy window pane seating chart

Hi, loves! Emma here. I love quirky, vintage, totally unique-inspired finds. And, when they’re related to weddings, I love ’em even more. I spotted this unique window pane seating chart that looked like a heck of a fun project to DIY. What do you think? It combines functionality (it serves as a seating chart for guests) with rustic charm (who doesn’t love a vintage window pane-turned-decor piece?) Plus, it looks easy enough to do. Take a peek…

Get Inspired with this Beautiful Wedding Lookbook

antique starburst napkin rings

by totally dazzled

When it comes to your wedding tablescape, napkins, invitations, and accessories, do you dream of sparkly details? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Today we’re sharing an inspiring new lookbook from Totally Dazzled featuring loads of inspirational ways to add some sparkle to your wedding or special event! Read on to flip through the lookbook (plus, get a special discount code!)

5 DIY Wedding Favors You Can Make in an Evening

diy wedding favors - Bell Jar Cupcakes by EmmalineBride.com

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?

Mason Jars with Handles? – Ask Emmaline

Mason Jars with Handles

left: photo by megan thiele, right: via pinterest

We received this Ask Emmaline question from Britney yesterday and it’s a good one! She asks,

I am looking for mason jars with handles and lids for a decent price. I have had no luck and I am starting to worry I wont find any. Also, do you have any ideas or any way to cover the mason jar before the guests get to their drinks?” Fantastic question! With mason jar drinking glasses being so popular at weddings, we’ve had numerous requests from brides-to-be asking where to buy them. And, keeping those mason jars covered before guests grab them for drinking is an important detail to note. Read on to see our response…

10 Creative Escort Card Ideas for Weddings

beer bottle escort cards

by anthologie press

Hi, lovelies! Emma here. If you have assigned seats at your wedding (which we wholeheartedly recommend), you’ll need escort cards. Escort cards are used to direct guests to their seats and typically include the guest’s name and table number. And while escort cards are technically called cards, we think it’s fun when the “cards” are something unique instead. Today we’re sharing ten creative escort card ideas we know you’ll love to prove you can think outside the box in *every* area of your wedding. Enjoy!