Happy Monday, lovelies! How was your weekend? We hope you’re ready to get back to wedding planning because we have a week chock-full of inspiration for you! For starters, let’s talk about these mason jar table numbers by Jo of Love Live N Create. Table numbers don’t need to be boring; couples are now using table numbers as an additional way to emphasize their wedding theme. Find out why these particular mason jar table numbers are so wonderful to use for your wedding…
Are you looking for chic ceremony decor? Just use hanging mason jar vases! But first… you have to admit that mason jars have pretty much taken over the wedding world. We’ve seen our beloved pint-sized jars used as drinking glasses, projects and insanely creative mason jar ideas, and we’ve even seen a plastic version of mason jars for non-glass venues. That’s how much they’re loved. Today we’re answering an Ask Emmaline question from Marie, who asks, “I’m hanging mason jar vases for my ceremony aisle. What size should I use?” Read on to find out…
Hanging Mason Jar Vases
The right size for hanging mason jar vases is 16 oz (1 pint). This is the perfect size mason jar because your flowers and the amount of water you will need won’t make these jars too heavy to hang. We recommend hanging them from the back of each chair along the aisle (use a heavy wire and pliers around the base to create a loop; secure tightly and hang from a chair back).< Note: if you are making mason jar hanging vases, you'll want to make sure you use these. It will keep your flowers looking perfect all day long./p>
photos above via classic creations
If you prefer, you can display your chic mason jar hanging vases from shepherd’s hooks along the aisle way. Want to make your own? Here’s an easy tutorial on how to make hanging mason jar flower vases.
Hope it helps, Marie!
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Hi, loves! Emma here. I love monogrammed bridesmaid gifts: they’re personal and custom-made just for your recipient. Plus, since it has her initial on it, she’ll wear it / carry it / treasure it forever. We’ve hand-picked twelve of our favorite monogrammed things to share with you today. Which of these is your favorite? I’ve got my eye on the cosmetic pouch below in yellow… and that chic pearl bracelet!
Monogrammed Bridesmaid Gifts
1. Monogrammed Cosmetic Pouch
2. Monogrammed Vases
3. Gold Monogrammed Necklace
4. Monogrammed IPad Case
5. Two Initial Monogrammed Bridesmaid Necklace
6. Monogrammed Bridesmaid Handkerchief
7. Monogrammed Bridesmaid Pearl Bracelet
8. Monogrammed Earring Holder
9. Monogrammed Travel Tumbler with Straw
10. Monogrammed Robe
11. Monogram Bracelet
want need ALL OF THE COLORS.
12. Goil Foil Monogram Pillow
So, which of these monogrammed bridesmaid gifts is your fave? Tell us with a comment below!
Winner Announced! 11.12.12 And the winner is… lucky #6! Congrats, Michelle! Check your inbox for details on how to claim your prize. Thanks to all who entered and to Jaden Rai Inspired for sponsoring this fantastic giveaway!
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Hello, loves! Happy Monday! This week, we’ve teamed up with the lovely Jaden Rai Inspired to offer one lucky Emmaline Bride reader the chance to win a set of three birch bark vases. These vases can be used to decorate your ceremony or reception, and re-used after the big day as home decor. Read on to find out how you can win a set of your very own!
Birch Bark Vases Giveaway
This set of three rustic inspired birch bark vases are handmade for your special day. The large vase is wrapped in twine with two large hearts, hand-stamped with your initials for a personalized touch. The other two hearts can be left plain or used as table numbers (or a custom message, if you wish). Large birch bark vase measures 8″x4″; medium measures 6″x3″; small measures 4.5″x3″. The birch used to make these vases is from fallen trees on the artisan’s and her neighbor’s property in Canada. No trees are harmed in the making of these vases. :)
How to Enter
To enter, simply visit Jaden Rai Inspired from November 5th through November 11th, 2012 (11:59pm EST) and view the entire collection. Comment below on another item from the collection that you love. You may comment once (1) per day. You may receive additional entries throughout the week by…
o sharing on Twitter*
o sharing on Facebook*
o pinning on Pinterest*
*simply leave a comment below for each method used for proper recognition
You may enter up to four (4) times per day throughout the week using each method once daily: comment, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest.
One winner will receive a set of three (3) birch bark vases (one large, one medium, and one small). The winner will be randomly selected using random.org and announced on Monday, November 12th. Winner will be contacted via email and announced on our blog. Past giveaway winners within thirty days not eligible to win. No purchase necessary.
-THE EB TEAM
Hello, loves! Happy Monday! We hope you had an incredible weekend. We’re kicking off a brand new week of handmade wedding goodness and we couldn’t be more excited about the week ahead! Today, we’re sharing the top five new wedding details we’re loving which includes a little bit of everything from the web. We found a killer wedding up-do hairstyle, an easy to DIY personalized wedding vase, a gorgeous ring (you may require immediately), and more! So, grab that first cup of coffee for the week (I’ve got mine right here in all of its mocha-flavored goodness) and get ready as we unleash five wedding details you’re sure to love. Enjoy!
Top 5 Wedding Details This Week
We love wedding hairstyle inspiration! This incredible bridal updo hairstyle is perfect for a vintage wedding! Great job by Hair and Makeup by Steph and photographer Lindsey Shaun (+ beautiful bride Jenaya!)
Gorgeous Wedding Up-do
“What a Difference a Day Makes” Print
This print would make a great wedding gift for your favorite couple… or, buy it yourself to display at your reception and afterward in your home. The print is by CoCoStine Designs and can include important dates in your relationship, like the date you met, got engaged, and your wedding date. Cute idea!
Struck By Love
The Ultimate Heart Ring
I stumbled upon Paula B Design‘s shop and I’m glad I did. Her initial ring collection is fabulous enough, but this heart ring really struck a chord with me. This heart is huge: what a statement piece! I think this would make a fantastic bridesmaid or Maid of Honor gift.
Personalized Bridesmaid Jars
Last but not least, take a peek at these fun DIY personalized bridesmaid jars spotted at Project Wedding created by Oh Happy Day. Bridesmaids carry bouquets and need somewhere to stow them during the reception, right? Add a little creativity into the mix with a personalized glass vase / jar she can re-use after the wedding. And, it’s super easy (+ inexpensive, too). Love this.
Discuss: Which wedding details (above) do you love?
Which of these five wedding details caught your eye? I’m in love with the hairstyle in #1. I think I’ll pin it for an upcoming event. Feel free to share your thoughts below on any of the five details listed above… we’d love to hear from you!
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Hi, lovelies! We hope you’re having an amazing, relaxing 4th of July weekend. Yesterday we showed you a pretty blue-and-white DIY striped skirt and we’re continuing the crafting craze with these DIY terra cotta pots. These pretty little pots are perfect for bridal shower or wedding centerpieces, parties, or summer BBQs. These pots are easy-to-DIY and you can use any color fabric of your choosing, which means it will complement your party theme perfectly. Use prints and patterns (shown) for a touch of whimsy!
Just fill with potting soil, some fabulous flowers, and enjoy. I am definitely making these!
This mason jar centerpiece is easy-to-DIY for your wedding! Adding candlelight creates a romantic atmosphere and these mason jars will add both a rustic and whimsical touch. First, you’ll need mason jars (you can buy them in bulk here for about $1 each) and fill with water. Next, tie a decorative ribbon (or raffia, as shown below) to the top of the jar in a bow. Place a floating candle (preferably long burning) in each jar and group approximately 3-4 jars together on each table. Light each candle and enjoy!
DIY Mason Jar Centerpieces
**EB TIP: These DIY Mason Jar Centerpieces can also be made into favors. Use the lanterns to provide light to your wedding reception; add a tag to the handle with your name and wedding date. During the reception, instruct guests to take a mason jar lantern home. If you’re worried about open flames, use a plain mason jar (skip adding the water) and place a flameless battery-operated tealight candle in each jar. My sister did this for her wedding and it was such a fun idea!
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It’s Emmaline Bride’s 2nd Birthday this week, and we’re celebrating by giving away a new handmade prize a day! Today we’re featuring these incredible wooden flowers by Splattered With Paint. While they may look dainty and unique, these flowers are cut out of oak and are extremely strong, with green wire stems. Perfect as gifts for bridesmaids, or year round floral décor.
How to Enter
Enter to win on April 12, 2011 by 11:59pm EST for your chance to win one set of wooden flowers. Winner may select the color in either turquoise, light blue, pink, violet, orange, or white. To enter, visit Splattered With Paint and return here to comment about which item you love best from the shop. The winner will be selected randomly using random.org and announced in our blog tomorrow with the new giveaway. You may enter up to 3x daily: one entry with your comment, one entry via tweeting about the giveaway, and mentioning it via Facebook. If you Tweet or Facebook, be sure to comment below to let us know.
Good luck! ♥
-THE EB TEAM
Monday’s winner announced!
The winner of yesterday’s giveaway is Mary C. Mary, take a peek at your inbox for details!
Selecting a centerpiece for any event can be a daunting task that tends to be more difficult for weddings. After spending months of planning – and perhaps crafting – your wedding centerpieces, they ought to be both memorable and unique. One of the first aspects of your decor seen by guests is the centerpiece, so make it a good one! Keep in mind that both color and texture are equally important when selecting the centerpiece. Also, a centerpiece does not necessarily have to be large-and-in-charge. In fact, some of my favorite centerpieces through the years have been subtle, sweet, and simple – a little bit goes a long way. For instance, these unique wedding centerpieces spotted at Floresdelsol are made of dried floral and plant textures (such as moss, spring thistles, and status flowers) so they are on the simple side yet offer bright vivid colors and fresh textures. It is rare to find centerpieces, such as these, that can be used after the wedding as decor in your love nest; in fact, the flowers are dried so they can be admired forever.
Now, tell us: which one is your favorite? Do you like dried floral centerpieces?
-THE EB TEAM