Posted December 10, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Hi, loves! Are you having a ceremony program at your wedding? If so, don’t miss today’s post: we’re sharing some common wedding program mistakes to avoid. A wedding program is are not a requirement, but it can be a fun addition to your decor. A ceremony program is also a handy tool for guests, as it provides additional information about your ceremony. In this post, we’ll share ceremony program ideas and seven common ceremony program mistakes to avoid. PLUS, we’re offering a ceremony program printable for FREE! Read on to get started…
Ceremony Program Mistakes to Avoid
Make sure your wedding programs are a hit with guests! Here are seven ceremony program mistakes you’ll want to avoid…
Mistake #1: Going with the grain.
We’ve seen the traditional ceremony program done a million times before, but that doesn’t mean you can’t add your own personal twist! Remember, your wedding is unlike anyone else’s… make every handcrafted wedding detail personal + unique. For instance, check out this booklet ceremony program that reads, ‘I’m a Fan‘. It’s a fan style, so you can include tons of information in it, guests can use it to cool off, and it’s anything but boring.
Posted August 12, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 569 Comments
Brides: want to save money on wedding flowers? You’ve come to the right place! Weddings can be expensive and flowers are one of the priciest items on the list. When you consider bouquets, centerpieces, boutonnieres, and corsages, the price can really add up. Read on to find out five ways to save money on wedding flowers PLUS enter for a chance to win FREE flowers for your wedding, a $750 value offered exclusively to our readers by Curious Crafts! It’s all inside…
Posted July 15, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 42 Comments
Want to assign wedding seats at your reception? Here’s how to do it! You’ll find out how to assign wedding seats, why assigned seats is important, who to ask for guidance, whether names should be arranged alphabetically or by table, and more! Plus, we’ve teamed up with The Seating Chart Boutique to offer one lucky reader a FREE custom wedding seating chart (a $150 value!) this week only. It’s all inside…
Posted May 7, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hello, brides! If you’re gearing up for your wedding ceremony and wondering what all the fuss is over the ring pillow, we’re here to help! Today we’re sharing nine things to know about the ring pillow, which includes answers to your most-asked questions to our ‘Ask Emmaline‘ inbox such as, “Do I really need a ring pillow?” Plus, we’re showcasing some handmade loveliness from Laura Stark, one of the most amazing ring pillow designers to date, for inspiration. Read on to find out more about the ring pillow, get inspired, and let us know which style you love best. (Mine? A tie between the mustard ring pillow and the something blue, shown below. Love ‘em both.) Enjoy!
Posted September 8, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!
Hello, loves! It’s Emma here, and this weekend we’re opting for something a little different. While planning your wedding (or working, writing, etc.), sometimes you may find yourself stuck. Uninspired. Burnt out. Overwhelmed. Stressed. Planning your wedding shouldn’t exemplify any of these qualities, but overplaying the wedding game can leave you feeling any of the above. As with all activities, you need to take a moment and give yourself time to refocus your energy. Today, we’re here to help with five surefire steps on how to get out of a slump. If you follow these five steps, you WILL get out of it – and maybe even feel more energized afterward. Read on to get the full list, bring back your joy, and get re-inspired, re-focused, and re-invigorated to plan the wedding of your dreams… starting today!
Posted June 5, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments
Today we’re featuring this styled photo shoot of an earthy artistic Connecticut wedding. This styled Connecticut wedding shoot has plenty of elements you’re sure to love! The combination of art and earthy details colorize the studio space. This bride and groom flaunt an ideal intimate wedding of art and earth. Planning and designing this Connecticut wedding shoot is Sarah Taggart from A Polished Plan, Sarah Worden Natural Design, and Kate Uhry Photography. See the artistic fuss in 3..2..1.
Posted April 9, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment
This Georgia farm wedding was beautiful. Jenn and Nick’s wedding on the family farm was an event that their guests won’t forget. Their wedding’s fun atmosphere and custom decorations made for a lovely outdoor affair. Jenn and Nick’s farm wedding was captured by Melissa from Melissa Prosser Photography. Take a peek at their photos after the click…
Posted March 27, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 3 Comments
Nicole and Chris’ Lake George engagement session was a blast! Lake George, NY, nicknamed the Queen of American Lakes, is an absolutely breathtaking place and perfect for an engagement session. Nicole and Chris posed for an embraced kiss, laughed during a game of billiards, and ended their beautiful day in the lake’s radiant waters. Nicole and Chris’ love for one another was romantically captured by Saratoga Springs photographer Tracey from Tracey Buyce Photography. Take a peek at what love looks like…
Posted March 6, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 9 Comments
While planning your wedding, time is of the essence. Your wedding date may seem so far in advance, but it will undoubtedly sneak up on you before you know it. This means that any time savers for wedding to-dos will be greatly appreciated, specifically when it means you don’t have to sacrifice cutting corners. Today, we’re showing you time savers for wedding invitations to ensure you have time left over for the fun stuff (like mani/pedis with the girls and gown shopping with your mom). Read on to find out eight clever time savers for wedding invitations to keep your timeline on track…
Posted February 22, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 8 Comments
Wondering how to give a wedding toast guests will remember long after the wedding day? Want a cheat sheet featuring seven surefire secrets that work? You’re in luck because today we’re showing you how to give a wedding toast with secrets to make your speech memorable. If you’re the Maid / Matron of Honor or Best Man in an upcoming wedding, chances are you’ve already heard the news: you’re responsible for writing and delivering a toast to the bride and groom at the wedding reception. Now, before you head for the hills and ditch the dutiful badge of honor, relax; the key to giving a memorable wedding toast is proper preparation. Read on to find out our seven favorite surefire, tried-and-true secrets to giving a wedding toast whether you’re a public speaking expert or true beginner. And, in keeping with the true Emmaline Bride handmade wedding spirit, we’re also sharing some amazing hand-painted toasting flutes and wine glasses by Judi Painted It, featured artisan in The Marketplace, to get you in the toasting spirit. Cheers!
Posted January 18, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 7 Comments
When guests arrive at your wedding venue, what is the first thing guests will notice? Your tables! Today, we’re showing you how to decorate wedding tables with ease to ensure they are properly dressed to the 9′s and brimming with handmade wedding charm. For inspiration, we’ll be using this wedding table as an example and sharing with you using five easy-to-follow guidelines. Read on to find out more!
Posted November 17, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 5 Comments
Hanna + Will’s City Museum wedding is filled with dainty flair and a rustic theme. Their wedding reception and ceremony was held at St. Louis’s very unique and memorable City Museum. With such an exciting venue, Hanna and Will’s wedding theme proved to be absolutely perfect…