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31 Giveaways: #6 – Vintage Save the Date Postcards

Did you set the date? Now it’s time to send these! If you’re ready to share the exciting news with friends + family, vintage save the date postcards custom-made by Serendipity Beyond Design are a fun way to do it! The postcards are designed specially with your wedding location. As an example, you can see postcards featuring Miami, Florida, Atlantic City, Cape May, Maine, and Mexico below. And… we’ve teamed up with Serendipity Beyond Design to offer a set of 100 custom vintage save the date postcards to one lucky reader! (Psst. This is giveaway #6 in our exciting 31 Wedding Giveaways series all August long!) Read on to see the designs and enter for a chance to win…

Vintage Save the Date Postcards

Here is just a sampling of a few vintage save the date postcards…

atlantic city postcard | vintage save the date postcards

7 Amazing Handmade Paper Decorations

Have you popped into The Marketplace lately? Holy wow, it’s bursting at the seams with lovely handmade items! We’ve picked seven handmade paper decorations to share with you today including an illustrated wedding program, a sweet card to give your groom, a creative bouquet alternative, and more! Find out which items made a lasting impression…

What’s Hot in The Marketplace

1. Illustrated Wedding Program

We start with this illustrated program, so beautiful it deserves to be framed after the wedding. By Tying the Knots.

illustrated wedding program via 10 Amazing Handmade Paper Decorations

Destination Wedding Invitations – Ask Emmaline

When we re-launched our Ask Emmaline section a few weeks ago, we never dreamed we’d receive so many awesome responses from our readers! (Thanks! We ♥ you guys.) Today we’re sharing a new question from bride-to-be, Erica, who asks, “I’m having a destination wedding in Mexico. Do you have any tips for where to find destination wedding invitations? I have no idea where to look. Thanks!” Great question: we have found an awesome resource for destination wedding invitations and we’re thrilled to share it with you today. Meet Serendipity Beyond Design… and get ready to fall in love with their travel-themed invitations after the jump!

Destination Wedding Invitations

5 Creative Wedding Invitation Styles (+ Win!)

Earlier today, we talked about these Cyber Monday Wedding deals, shared these sweet Be My Bridesmaid Cards with a chance to win, and now we have ANOTHER amazing special to share! Do you need FREE wedding invitations? Most likely — yes! Our friends over at Serendipity Beyond Design have teamed up with Emmaline Bride to offer one lucky reader a gift certificate for $250 towards their wedding invitations. Read on to see some of our hand-picked creative wedding invitation styles from their shop + find out how you can score this awesome deal. Enjoy!

Creative Wedding Invitation Styles

1. Vintage Air Mail Boarding Pass Wedding Invitation

desination wedding invitations red white blue airmail - 5 Creative Wedding Invitation Styles

8 DIY Wedding Ideas You’ll Want to Steal

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

3 Secrets to Why Save the Dates Are Important

If you were an unsuspecting target of Cupid’s arrow this week, chances are you’re sporting a shiny new ring on your finger this weekend. (Congrats!) While setting the wedding date is still far in your future, we encourage you to consider sending save the dates once the date is set in stone. If you’re like most brides, you may be wondering what the deal is with save the dates and why save the dates are important… so, today, we’re letting you in on three secrets to why save the dates are so important, along with plenty of brilliant save the date inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Speaking of inspiration, check out this unique save the date idea, which is quite possibly one of the cutest we have seen yet!

why save the dates are important

Air Mail Wedding: 18 Handmade Ideas Sent with Love

Email allows anyone to connect instantly, but nothing can compare to the sweet sentiment of a handwritten note or heartfelt letter from a loved one. That’s why we love air mail wedding ideas from invitations to save the dates, favors, stationery, and everything in-between. There is something sweetly simple about a handwritten note or tag, particularly around the holidays. Today, we’re sharing 18 air mail wedding ideas you will love, beginning with an invitation by Jack and Jill Wedding which ties in the air mail idea beautifully, with a postcard reply for guests to send back with love. Enjoy!

SWEET6: Purple Bridesmaid Dress with Ruffles, Eco-Friendly Flats, Clock-Face Ring, Vintage Invitations & More!

Happy Friday!

Today’s SWEET6 Inspiration Board includes a pretty purple bridesmaid dress with ruffles, a stylish journal (for wedding planning notes), eco-friendly vegan handcrafted flats, a cute little clock-face ring, fabulous drop earrings, and wedding invitations you’re sure to love. Enjoy & happy planning! xo

ruffled dress bridesmaids flat shoes eco-friendly journal wedding planning invitations ring earrings accessories

the hotlist:

{1} dress with ruffles, by ananya

{2} journal with print, by bitsnpiecesetc

{3} lavender eco-friendly flats, by hydraheart

{4} clock ring, by laralewis

{5} drop earrings, by zionshore

{6} vintage travel invitations, by serendipity beyond design

Wedding Stationery: Re-imagined!

We absolutely adore Serendipity, a company that believes “life is too short to be ordinary”. Since you’re not an ordinary bride, why should your invitations be?

Instead, Serendipity uses unique ideas (such as the ‘Passport’ invitation line), custom pieces (Vegas bachelorette party invites with custom chip!), and bright colors to convey your unique personality. You (and your guests) will love them!

We hand-picked our favorites – from bridal shower invites, save the dates, wedding invitations, and bachelorette party invites – but there are dozens more in the shop! Enjoy!

Tea Party Bridal Shower Invitation

Wedding Passport Invitation

Wedding Passport Invitation

Vegas Wedding Invitation

Save the Date

Wedding Invitation

Beach Sanddollar Wedding Invitation

Save the Date Rhode Island

New York City Save the Date

Passport Save the Date

Floral Print Wedding Invitation

Bachelorette Invite Vegas

Vegas Bachelorette Invitation

Vegas Bachelorette Party Invitation

The fun doesn’t stop there! Visit Serendipity for their complete line.

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