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5 Uniquely Shaped Wedding Invitations
(+ Giveaway #4: $25 Gift Card)

Hi, Brides! Emma here. Here’s a fun fact you might not know about me: I am obsessed with paper goods. And, you already know I love all things wedding, so any wedding-related stationery is a winning combination in my book. I especially dig the unconventional finds: the uniquely shaped wedding invitations, the wood save the dates, and gold foil inspired ideas, just to name a few. So, when I spotted these insanely gorgeous wedding invites with custom shapes over at Zazzle, I had to share them with you. Here are five of my favorites, along with a special gift card giveaway ($25) to spend on anything your little heart desires at Zazzle.com. Enjoy!

1. Bracket

The bracket shaped invitation is my favorite non-traditional design. It adds elegance to an otherwise deep woods rustic style design.

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Typewriter Wedding: 16 Creative Ideas (+ FREE Printable!)

Hi, loves! If you’re a vintage-loving bride, you’ll really love today’s post! We’re featuring sixteen (creative) typewriter wedding ideas! You read that right: typewriter wedding. I mean, honestly, you can incorporate ANY theme into your wedding (we proved that fact awhile back). A typewriter inspired wedding is vintage-y, ties in a black and white color palette, and uses authentic finds like vintage typewriter keys and the classic black ink typewriter font in your paper goods. We’re about to unleash a plethora of pretty amazing handmade wedding finds for your big day that we think you’ll love… PLUS, there’s a FREE printable inside! From our heart to yours. Enjoy!

Typewriter Wedding Ideas

1. Vintage Typewriter Cuff Links

For the groom + groomsmen. And Dads.

vintage typewriter wedding cuff links

6 Creative Save the Date Ideas

Hello, loves! Have you shared the exciting news of your wedding with friends and family yet? A fun way to do so is with a save the date. You may have see traditional save the date ideas in the past, but today’s round-up of creative save the date ideas are anything but boring! Read on to see which new ideas made the list and tell us how you’ll ‘save the date’. Enjoy!

Creative Save the Date Ideas

1. Scratch Off

I love this new scratch off save the date! Guests receive the card in the mail and use a coin to reveal the wedding date.

6 Creative Save the Date Ideas - scratch off save the date by cricket printing

Portrait Wedding Invitations

When’s the last time you had a hand-painted portrait of yourself? Never? Me either! Now you can, thanks to B is for Bonnie and these portrait wedding invitations. We love handmade wedding invitations: each invitation offers a custom, personalized experience. Each invitation is printed with the prettiest inks onto the finest papers. It’s a true work of art! When an artisan will sketch, hand-paint, and create an invitation for your perfect day, that’s a pretty incredible thing, don’t you think?

Hand-Painted Portrait Wedding Invitations (by B is for Bonnie)

50 Table Name Ideas

Goodbye boring… hello, unique reception tables! Make your reception tables pop by replacing traditional table numbers with table names. Each table name is an opportunity to share your unique love story or tie in your wedding theme. And, I have to admit: the most memorable weddings I’ve attended were those with clever table names (like songs by The Beatles and types of wine). What will your table names say about you? We’ve rounded up fifty of the best wedding table name ideas to inspire your own creative twist with everything from states you love to favorite tv couples. We’re also offering a giveaway in this post… read on for the full scoop and your chance to win!

Wedding Table Name Ideas (via EmmalineBride) by homes and weddings, photo by brandon david

21 Most Unique Ceremony Ideas

Your wedding is a huge part of your amazing, lifelong adventure as a couple. Don’t let your ceremony be anything but extraordinary! Today we’re showing you some fun, practical, and totally unique ceremony ideas for your wedding to inspire your upcoming day. With twenty-one unique ideas for your ceremony, there’s sure to be one you haven’t seen yet! We’ve rounded up unique ideas for ceremony seating, backdrops, bridesmaid bouquet alternatives, a nighttime activity for guests, and much more. So, if you’re ready to take your ceremony to a more creative level, read on to be inspired…

21 Unique Ceremony Ideas

1. Change up the seating.

No two ceremonies are the same, so why should the seating be? This ceremony featured guests arranged in a more circular shape. We like!

21 Unique Ceremony Ideas for Your Wedding (via Emmaline Bride) - seating in a circle, photo by priceless photography

Invitation Tea Towels

Happy Friday! Yesterday we talked about wedding invitations and how to avoid six common invitation mistakes. Today, we’re talking about a fun twist on the traditional invite: invitation tea towels! We’ve heard of invitation handkerchiefs but tea towels are a fresh spin on traditional paper and ink. Read on to see more about these sweet keepsakes and find out where you can snag some for your guests! Enjoy!

invitation tea towels

How to Use Wedding Invitations to Tell Your Story

Happy Wednesday! Today we’re sharing how you can use wedding invitations to tell your story thanks to the dynamic design duo at SparkVites. This unique wedding invitation suite – The Karol – tells guests the inside scoop: how you met, fell in love, where you got engaged, and more. Each invitation is custom-made for the couple’s unique love story. This one in particular also encompasses a travel theme. Read on to find out more…

wedding invitations to tell your story by sparkvites

5 New Ideas for Weddings – June 11th Edition

Today we’re debuting a brand new series at Emmaline Bride: ‘5 New Ideas for Weddings’. Each Monday, we’ll feature five killer new ideas for weddings to inspire + kick-start your creativity… in under five minutes. This week, we’re bringing you a free printable, must-have photo op, cure for a common wedding problem, a boutonniere alternative, and a crafting supply item you need to buy right now. Ready to get inspired? Read on to find out more!

5 New Ideas for Weddings

1. How Does Your Garden Grow? FREE Printable Seed Packet

Gift your guests the chance to gain a green thumb this summer season with FREE printable seed packet favors via Joy Ever After. This find is fresh, functional, and best of all… FREE!

new ideas for weddings