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Where to Buy Bridal Accessories

Wondering where to buy bridal accessories? You’ve come to the right place! In this section, you can buy beautiful bridal accessories including clutches, wedding garters, bridal hair accessories, handkerchiefs, personalized dress hangers, robes, shoes, veils, and wraps. These handmade bridal accessories are all handcrafted by our own Featured Artisans, which means each item is custom-made just for you! Ready to shop? Click on a category below to see our current bridal accessories product line:

Where to Buy Bridal Accessories

ballet flats  wedding-clutches  garters  hair accessories  handkerchiefs  hangers  shoes  planning-organizers  robes  sashes  shoes  tote-bags  veils  wedding dress tags  wraps-shawls

Need help ordering? We’re always here to help! Simply email us at info[at]emmalinebride.com for speedy assistance. Note: all purchases you make go directly through to one of our Featured Artists’ shops, so any order inquiries should be made through his or her shop directly. Thanks!

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Bridal Party Candle Mug

We spotted this bridal party candle mug over at Meriwether of Montana and couldn’t wait to share it. This is a great gift idea because it has two phases. First, it’s a lilac scented soy wax candle that boasts an amazing 45 hour burn time. Second, after the candle has been enjoyed, the mug can be washed out and used for her favorite coffee or tea for years to come. We love this combination because it’s a functional gift she’ll use again and again. Also, the printing on the side is engraved — not printed! — which means it will not wear off over time.

bridal party candle mug

You can find out more here.

xo
-E.

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Hello, from Thinkin’ About Diamonds

Wearing the bracelet and earrings I made for my wedding

Me in handmade jewelry at my own wedding

Wearing the bracelet and earrings I made for my wedding

As a fairly new member of the Emmaline Bride Community, actively at least, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Liza, the owner and jewelry creator at Thinkin’ About Diamonds. Before getting a job at a bead shop in Cambridge, MA in 2007, the extent of my jewelry making endeavors stopped at friendship bracelets and hemp necklaces. I was pretty stellar at those and they are art forms in and of themselves, don’t get me wrong. But there is only so much creativity you can have there. Desperate for a job and spending money, I took the position at the bead shop. I would have to say that decision turned out far better than I could have anticipated. Working there, I gained so much knowledge and skills, it was impossible not to try to take my jewelry making past hobby level.

I started, as so many of us do, on Etsy. Seeing the endless choices of beautiful handmade jewelry available, I knew I had to try to carve out a niche for myself. A lot of my pieces are fairly delicate and simply. There definitely seemed to be a bridal vibe, if you wiOne of my bridesmaids in her handmade necklace and earringsll, to it. A friend also took me up on an offer to make the jewelry she would wear on her wedding day. This was a completely new challenge that I loved. As a perfectionist and a professional, I want every piece of jewelry I make to be perfect. There is no stopping at “good enough”. This feeling is ten-fold, however, when you are working on jewelry for someone’s wedding. Even a laid back bride wants things the way she wants them. There is a picture created in her head of how certain details will be and she will settle for no less. This is not a bad thing. Even the simplest design may take a few tries, between making the bride’s vision a reality and making sure there are zero flaws. Thus, I found myself squeezing into the bridal market.

My bridesmaids' braceletsSince that first wedding in 2009, I have made jewelry for a number of weddings – both brides and bridesmaids. I even made all the jewelry for my own wedding in October of 2013. Some of you may be thinking that is no surprise. However, as a perfectionist, I considered store bought, for myself, at least. My skills don’t extend to soldering. What if I wanted a necklace, earrings, or a bracelet beyond my personal capabilities? What if I wanted the same for my bridesmaids? There would have been no shame in that. We all have limits. And, like I said, all brides have specific pictures of how they want their wedding to look. I was no different. When it came down to it, however, I decided I could create my ideal wedding jewelry; and I did.

Bridesmaids' necklaces for a June 2014 wedding

This is not to say that I will only do wedding jewelry. I still love making all kinds of jewelry! When time (and money) permits, I love experimenting with new designs. Custom orders are always fun, as they get my creative juices going.

That’s just a little about me, Liza, the jewelry designer/maker/lover behind Thinkin’ About Diamonds :-)

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Handmade Bridal Lace Clutches for the Wedding Day and Beyond

ANGEE W. Reverie Lace Clutch in Gray and Ivory for the wedding, honeymoon and beyond

Bridal and bridesmaids lace clutches make great travel clutch bags for the passport, boarding passes, and travel necessities

Have you ever met the black hole inside your handbag? It usually shows itself when you need to find something quickly, something like your passport and boarding pass in front of a tired and grumpy immigration officer…  Not exactly how you’d want to start your honeymoon travels indeed!

Fret not Dear Brides, your wedding clutch bag could be your solution to ban that black hole away forever!  Small in size and elegantly constructed on a snappy metal kiss lock frame, a bridal or bridesmaid’s clutch bag can be a great travel companion keeping all these travel knick knacks and important documents in check.

Whether it’s to hold your passport and boarding pass or your lip gloss and aspirins, you know that you won’t have to fumble into your tightly packed-to-the-brim large travel handbag when you need to flash out your documents at the airport immigration or at the hotel check-in.

So, make sure to include one into your wedding trousseau!

 

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Painted Mason Jars

Hello, lovelies! I (Emma here!) adore mason jars like the next girl, but painted mason jars are my newest obsession. If you’re planning a shabby chic wedding or one with a vintage, cottage-y look, I recommend Beach Blues: Missy is amazing! These hand painted mason jars are one of my newest favorite handmade finds and can be made into instant centerpieces with a handful of flowers.

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Painted Mason Jars

To view the entire collection, check out Beach Blues.

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Wedding State Guest Book

Spotted: a unique wedding state guest book personalized just for you! This is way more fun than a traditional guest book! Have guests sign directly onto a wood slice that can be displayed in your home after the big day. By J&K Art Shop.

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Wedding State Guest Book

To buy yours (+ see custom details available), visit J&K Art Shop.