wedding dress Archive

Wedding Dress with Sleeves and Lace

We spotted this gorgeous wedding dress with sleeves and lace over at Katie Jean Designs and couldn’t wait to share. We always see wedding dresses with the same neckline style, so it’s refreshing to see something other than strapless or halter for a chance (although we love ‘em all). If you’re a vintage-loving bride looking for a wedding dress with sleeves and lace, you’re going to love the Ami wedding dress. It has a unique fit + flare that we are loving right now…

handmade wedding dress with lace sleeves

DIY Wedding Dress Hankie

Need something old, something new, and something blue? We’ve found all three in a fun, easy-to-do craft project. This DIY wedding dress hankie, spotted over at Craftsy and created by Bumblebee Linens, use your own embroidered monogram to add a little “something blue“. It’s designed for those happy tears and can be wrapped around your bouquet so it’s ready when you need it. Makes a cute bridesmaid gift idea, too. Take a look:

DIY Wedding Dress Hankie

diy wedding dress hankie

Ask Emmaline: “Flower Sash for Wedding Dress?”

Good morning! Bride-to-be Alecia wrote to us last night (via our Ask Emmaline section) and needed help in a jif. She says, “My wedding dress is beautiful, but I want to personalize it in some way. I love flower sashes… do you have any suggestions? My wedding is in a few weeks so I need help fast!” Alecia, you’ve come to the right place: we spotted a handful of stunning flower sashes ideal for weddings by designer NIA PERSON. Read on to see which ten flower sashes made our list from this beautiful shop… and which one received the EB Editor’s Pick!

Flower Sash for Wedding Dress

1. White Flower Sash with Rhinestones

Flower Sash for Wedding Dress in White

What to Wear Under the Dress

Ladies: listen up! Today we’re talking about what to wear under the dress. The wedding dress, to be exact. It’s important to wear the proper wedding shapewear to get that perfect fit. Today we’re tackling underwear. Bridal lingerie. Support. Proper straps. Size. Fit. Comfort. Pulling it all in. Tying it all together. Wearing something that makes you confident. Comfortable. Happy. Hugging those curves. The proper fit is the most important thing when it comes to the perfect wedding dress and, by picking the wrong undergarments, you could be getting a less-than-perfect fit. Read on to find out what to wear under your wedding dress and why it’s important. Oh, and gentlemen, if you’re reading this, head over to this post while us ladies get down to business.

What to Wear Under the Dress

West Virginia Trash the Dress: All Painted Up

This wedding dress was trashed! Brittany and Mario’s West Virginia trash the dress session was a blast. This couple married this past July and decided a “trash the dress” was just what was needed after Brittany’s dress suffered a blue icing accident during the reception. They worked with their wedding photographer, Olivia, from Liv Hefner Photography to put together a photo session that was artistic, fun, and a little colorful. Meet Brittany and Mario and see the paint fly after the click…

Liv Hefner Photography - West Virginia Trash the Dress

Something Blue Locket for the Bride

Good morning, lovelies! It’s another wonderful Monday morning full of handmade finds starting with this whimsical something blue locket for the bride. This oh-so-sweet necklace features a vintage pale calcedon blue glass drop with a brass setting on a gold filled chain. The vintage locket has an engraved floral pattern and a darkened patina. We love this one-of-a-kind piece – no other bride will have it but you! By Eclectic Orchic.

something blue locket

Rustic Real Wedding with DIY Charm

Today we are sharing with you an incredible rustic real wedding with tons of handmade elements and a rustic, homespun flair. We love to hear the details directly from the bride, so take it away, Kendel!

She tells us, “Country, rustic, charming, antique, old-fashion, warm, fun and intimate. Just a few words I would use to describe our wedding day, August 14th, 2010. If I had to describe it in one sentence it would be: The most amazing day that I got to marry my best friend while surrounded by the charming handiwork of my friends and family who all came together to make our day really special and memorable.

Our wedding took place at Balls Falls Conservation Area in Jordan ON. During the reception we had a slide show and several games throughout the evening including the shoe game and the newly wed game, which were a lot of fun. We ended the night with a few fireworks and our car drove through two large fountain style fireworks as our exit.

Our wedding was truly a DIY wedding and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. If it wasn’t something I made personally then it was an item made by a friend or family member, and together everything came out looking great, and it was even nicer knowing it was made with love and hard work from those involved in the day.

We worked with a relatively small budget and yet everything was exactly what I wanted. I hope the images of our wedding inspire other couples to really consider DIY as well as the power of asking friends and family members for their expertise when it comes to planning a wedding. You don’t always have to rely on the ‘experts’ when there are experts all around you amongst your friends and family!

rustic real wedding

Kit and Jacob’s Custom-Made Wedding

Today we’re featuring Kit and Jacob’s custom-made wedding! This unique wedding includes many unique handmade details created by the bride and her family. Their wedding planning team from Swann Soirees, tied together all of the major details and creatively crafted the wedding’s theme. Gabrielle Fox from Gabrielle Fox Photography captured Kit and Jacob’s exciting wedding day and all of the custom-made details within it.