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4 Ways to Protect Wedding Cake

Posted May 14, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Brides: are you having an outdoor wedding? Do you need to protect your wedding cake from the elements (and worst of all… bugs)? You’ve come to the right place. We received this recent Ask Emmaline question from bride-to-be, Sara, who says, “Hi, Emmaline. I am getting married outdoors this summer and will have my wedding cake on display. How do I protect it from the elements (like dirt, bugs, and leaves) without it looking tacky?” Great question! After spending money on your gorgeous cake (and having it made to perfection), the last thing you want to do is have to cover it up. For outdoor weddings, though, it’s important to protect wedding cake from the elements. Read on to see four surefire ways to protect wedding cake outdoors without stripping it of its loveliness…

Protect Wedding Cake: 4 Easy Tips

There are a few steps you can take to protect your wedding cake outdoors. Here are a few of our favorites.

1. Put a Lid on It.

How to Protect Wedding Cake: Place your wedding cake under a cake dome to protect it from leaves and bugs.





Spring Clutch Purses from Eclu

Posted March 5, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Hi, loves! Have you seen / fallen in love with the spring clutch purses at Eclu yet? I know I have. I swear, every time I pop into the shop I find something new to love, whether it’s the clutches, the sashes, or the gorgeous hair blooms. Today, though, let’s just spend a few moments taking in the loveliness of the clutches, shall we?

spring clutch purses eclu





5 Hot New Summer Sandals – 2014

Posted March 4, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

You probably won’t believe us, but spring is actually around the corner. I know. It doesn’t feel like it at all, and I (Emma here!) can’t even remember what summer feels like. I’ve reached the point this winter where I’m tired of putting on a winter coat, boots, gloves, a hat, and a scarf every time I want to go anywhere. So, I’ll be the first to say that spring can’t come soon enough! Today we’re warming you up with some hot new styles for spring and summer sandals by the lovely folks over at Fibi & Clo. We’ve teamed up with the past and we love, love, love their sandals. Read on to see five new styles for summer sandals from their collection and see which pair got the EB Editor’s Pick! Whether you’re wearing a pair of summer sandals down the aisle or on your honeymoon, we’re certain you’ll find a pair to love from this collection. Enjoy!

summer sandals 2014





Pick Your Pins: Flower Pins Giveaway!

Posted February 26, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 20 Comments

Hi, loves! Happy Wednesday! Today we’re sharing a fun new giveaway with Hair Blossoms Boutique. Earlier this week, we talked about flower girl gift ideas and we’ve covered the best bridesmaid gifts from A-Z. If you’re still looking for a flower girl gift, bridesmaid gift, or a little something for yourself, you’ll love these new flower pins! We’re sharing some of our favorite flower-inspired pins from the new spring collection and asking you to pick which pair (of three color combinations) you’d take home if you were the lucky winner. So, read on to find out more… and toss your name in the hat for a chance to win!

Flower Pins

This yellow ranunculus hair pin reminds me of spring. It’s freezing outside, but at least we know spring is (somewhere) around the corner!

yellow ranunculus hair pin - flower pins by hair blossoms boutique





How to Make Favor Tags Less Boring

Posted January 24, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 46 Comments

Wedding favors are one of my favorite parts of the wedding planning process. While some may say favors aren’t necessary, I think they’re a totally fun detail that I love to see at weddings. However, they don’t need to be overly pricey or detailed. Keep it sweet, simple, and personalized — and your guests will love ‘em. We’ll talk about our favorite wedding favors for 2014 in a few days (stay tuned!) but today we’re focusing on favor tags. Any wedding favor you dream up, create, or buy will require some sort of personalization to make it your own. A popular (and easy-to-DIY) detail you can add is a tag. It can say thank you to guests, include your name and/or wedding date, and tie in your theme just a bit further. In this post, we’ll share favorite ideas for DIYing your favor tags PLUS one lucky reader will win one of the items below! Read on for the full scoop…

how to make favor tags less boring





Spring Save the Dates (+ Win!)

Posted January 14, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 35 Comments

Are you newly engaged? Ready to shout your wedding date from the rooftops? Save the date cards are the easiest way to share the news with family and friends AND sets the tone for your wedding theme. We thought today was the perfect time to unveil the delightful new spring save the dates collection by the folks at Crafty Pie Press to inspire you and bring you out of the winter blahs. Their new collection includes cheerful, colorful, and theme-ready designs you’re sure to love. Floral, deco parisian, modern, beach, whimsical… it’s all here! Plus, you can win yours – for FREE – thanks to an awesome new wedding giveaway! Read on to see these delightful cards, enter for a chance to win, and find out when your save the dates should be sent (in case you were wondering). Enjoy!

Spring Save the Dates

While not required, save the dates are an excellent way to share the news with family and friends. Save the dates are sent approximately six to eight months before your wedding date. Now that you know when to send ‘em, let’s take a peek at the spring save the dates we’ve found…

1. Floral

The floral save the dates are ideal for spring. This style is whimsical and colorful.

Spring Save the Dates (by Crafty Pie Press) - Floral Design





5 Spring-Ready Handmade Dress Sashes

Posted January 29, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Hello, loves! Happy Tuesday! I’ve been seeing nothing but yucky slush, wintry snow, and grey skies outside my window. I’m ready for a bold burst of spring color… and it can’t seem to come soon enough! If you’re like me, you’ll love today’s post. We’re bringing you a little preview of springtime inspiration in the form of bright, poppy handmade dress sashes to complement your gown or bridesmaid dress. The always-fabulous Jami of Eclu has been working around the clock to create gorgeous new handmade dress sashes and we’re loving them ALL! Read on to see our hand-picked favorites… enjoy!

handmade dress sashes





Moss Flower Girl Basket

Posted January 25, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

If you’re planning a spring or summer wedding, we’ve found the perfect accessory for your flower girl. This whimsical moss flower girl basket by Susabella features a handmade ceramic tile (2.25″) with a monogram and your wedding year. The monogram is attached to the basket with wire, which means it can be removed and reused as your First Christmas ornament. (We love!) Read on for more…

moss flower girl basket





Book Inspired Wedding Invitations

Posted October 12, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

Hello, loves, and Happy Friday! We’re kicking off the morning with a beautiful collection of handmade wedding invitations. Did you know your wedding invitation sets the tone for your entire wedding, right from the start? Make your wedding invitation stand out among others and set the tone for your themed wedding with a creatively styled suite. We spotted these book inspired wedding invitations by the lovely Vanessa of VO Handmade and admire the detail: vintage-inspired aged edges, faint water spots, a unique RSVP card… we love it all! Read on to see how these invitations are custom designed for your wedding (for any wedding season) and see a few examples after the jump!

book inspired wedding invitations





10 Aisle-Worthy Bridal Headpieces

Posted March 19, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Happy Monday! We hope you had a wonderful, relaxing weekend! We’re happy to be back and ready to kick off another fun-filled week of handmade wedding loveliness. If you’re tying the knot this summer, have you completed your bridal ensemble yet? If not, you’re in luck: today we’re helping you cross your bridal hair accessory or veil off of your to-do list with an incredible collection just in time for your wedding. Whether you’re looking for a traditional bridal veil or a twist on the traditional veiled look, the lovely Le Chic Studio (Featured Artisan in The Marketplace) has you covered! Cori’s gorgeous collection offers a variety of styles for the bride, each handmade in studio just for you. And, to sweeten the collection even more, she’s teamed up with the brilliant Maria Mack Photography (preferred photographer in The Bridal Book) to capture every gleaming detail. So, grab your morning cup of coffee (make mine a double) and get ready to browse these aisle-worthy bridal headpieces and veils perfect for your summer wedding!

bridal headpieces








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