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Amazing Glen Arbor Wedding: Suzi + Jason

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Check out this amazing Glen Arbor wedding in Northern Michigan! This beautiful couple Suzi and Jason picked a fantastic location for their Michigan wedding. The ceremony and reception were held at The Homestead off of Sleeping Bear Bay. Their August wedding day was gorgeous! Many unique details can found in their wedding including themed travel table centerpieces and Doctor Who. See all of the magnificent photos captured by Carolyn and Geoff from Carolyn Scott Photography after the jump…

Amazing Glen Arbor Wedding

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Vendor Credits: Ceremony/Reception – The Homestead | Officiant – Salim Bhabhrawala | DJ – Aaron Wolinski | Florist – Melanie Ballance | Cake – Cate Ackerman | Caterer – The Homestead | Hair/Makeup – Lillyjade Spa at the Homestead | Coordinator – Barb Ellis | Photo Booth – Kristen Richardson

Want to see more weddings photographed by this photographer? Check out Carolyn Scott Photography. You can see Carolyn and Geoff’s wedding photographer business listing in the Emmaline Bride Bridal Book.

All images courtesy of Carolyn Scott Photography All rights reserved.

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8 Incredible Handmade Engagement Rings

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If you’re shopping for the perfect engagement ring, don’t forget about handmade engagement rings! A handmade engagement ring is custom-made just for her, can be personalized with accents that she’ll love (like a twig-style band, a uniquely shaped stone, or a particular gemstone instead of a traditional diamond), and is made with two hands. If the search for the perfect engagement ring is underway, you’re sure to find an incredible one in today’s post: we’re sharing eight beautiful designs by Kristin Coffin! Take a peek at what she’s been working on in her studio…(…)
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Gorgeous Wedding Dress…You Look Amazing » POTD

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his bride in her gorgeous wedding dress is our POTD (photo of the day). Her bridesmaids’ expressions say, “You look AMAZING!” This photo was captured by Brooke from Brooke Brooks Photography at a South Carolina wedding. We featured the Real Wedding last year as seen here: “Farm Fresh Wedding: Beth + Bryan“. Gorgeous Wedding Dress […]

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Unique Paper Doll Place Cards for Weddings

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henever we find a unique idea for weddings — especially handmade details — we can’t help but share them. Immediately. For instance, we spotted these paper doll place cards over at The First Snow, maker of beautiful hand-painted illustrations (remember these?) And, suffice it to say, these sweet little paper doll place cards are one […]

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The Ultimate Black and White and Gold Wedding Cake

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What’s black and white with stripes and gold metallic all over? This amazing cake. I swear, wedding cakes have been taken to an entirely new level over at Wild Orchid Baking, where we spotted this brimming-with-beauty three tiered cake. If you’re looking for a black and white and gold wedding cake, we found one that looks too beautiful to eat. It has black and white stripes on the bottom, an entirely gold metallic middle, and a black and metallic polka dotted top. The flowers are the crowning touch! And, to not distract from its design, it is placed on a white cake pedestal. So chic!

Black and White and Gold Wedding Cake

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Shout-out to Erin Gardner, the designer of this cake, who does such amazing work! We’ve selected this black and white and gold wedding cake as #5 in this month’s wedding cake series, in case you want to see the others! Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to subscribe.

xo
-E.

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How to Plan a Themed Wedding (BOOK)

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Hi, loves! Emma here! Are you wondering how to plan a themed wedding from start to finish? Are you newly engaged and have no idea which theme is best for you? Or, perhaps you are deep in the thick of planning and need some fresh inspiration? This is the ultimate themed wedding book for you! It is with great excitement that I announce the launch of my new book, “The Inspired Wedding“, in bookstores nationwide! This book has been a labor of love and I’ve poured my whole heart into it. It has been a joy to work on: I’ve had the privilege to work with the best publishing company, Sellers Publishing, Inc., along with top wedding photographers and handmade wedding vendors in the industry. I have carefully chosen each of the seven themes outlined in the book, filling each with eye candy — you’ll find fresh ideas for your ceremony and reception, what to wear, what type of invitations to send, favor ideas for your guests, unique wedding venues, gorgeous photography, and handmade items for every theme. Read on to find out more…

how to plan a themed wedding // the inspired wedding book by emma arendoski of emmaline bride

How to Plan a Themed Wedding

The Inspired Wedding is an idea book. It includes seven wonderful chapters including Romantically Vintage, Farmhouse Rustic, Beach Bliss, Urban Chic, Free Spirit, Traditional, and Boho Style. In the introduction, I share some reasons why picking the wedding theme will help bring your perfect day to fruition, along with ‘Good Things to Know’ with essentials every bride should know. With the turn of each page, you’ll be taken away to the breathtaking venues, dazzled by the elegant wedding gowns and accessories, energized to decorate your ceremony and reception with personal touches, and exhilarated to finally pick the perfect wedding theme for you and run with it.

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You’ll learn how to plan a themed wedding from start to finish. In each chapter, I include what the wedding theme entails, explain how certain decorations and invitations work best for that particular style, and share my favorite ideas on the wedding ceremony (including details such as traditions, venue ideas, ceremony programs, etc.); the attire; the flowers; the reception (the venue, escort cards, table numbers, signage, entertainment, etc) and more. If you are planning a themed wedding, this is the ultimate guide for you.

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I’m honored to have the privilege to share my ideas in this wonderful book, officially out in bookstores today. You can find it at your local Barnes & Noble, Books A Million, or independent bookstores in your area. Some locations have the book today; others are currently accepting pre-order for books arriving next week. You can also find the book online at multiple retailers including Amazon.com. To see excerpts from the book, click here.

I wanted to take a moment to thank you, dear readers of Emmaline Bride. Without you, none of this would be possible! Thank you for being such a wonderful community and for inspiring me to write this book. I hope you like it as much as I’ve enjoyed putting it together.

P.S. Thank you to my wonderful husband, Andrew. He has been an endless support.

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Emma

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Photo of the Day » Candy Mason Jar Favors

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One of the easiest projects to DIY? Candy mason jar favors! Fill a half-pint mason jar (or, I think these are pretty neat, too) with your favorite candy and add a simple ‘thank you’ tag. This couple apparently has good taste, too: they chose full-size Reese’s (my fave) and Kit-Kat bars, among other delectable treats. YUM. Talk about a favor that won’t be left on tables afterward.

DIY: Candy Mason Jar Favors

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When it comes to wedding favors — especially DIY wedding favors — start early. No one wants to be tying one-hundred thank you tags to mason jars at 1am two nights before the wedding. :) Also, ask for help: order pizzas and ask the bridesmaids over to assist! Oh, and order extra Reese’s, because, you know, those seem to disappear… at least whenever I’m around… :)

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-E.

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Rustic Wedding Centerpieces with Flowers, Table Numbers

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Rustic brides: take note! If you’re looking for easy, do-it-yourself rustic wedding centerpieces with flowers and table numbers, we’ve found ‘em! Check out these unique wedding centerpieces we spotted over at Country Barn Babe. Aren’t they lovely?

Rustic Table Number Centerpieces

It’s easy: if you are using a floral wedding centerpiece, you can incorporate these wood rustic numbers right into them with ease.

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rustic wedding centerpieces with flowers

rustic wedding centerpieces with flowers

rustic wedding centerpieces with flowers

You can find these rustic wood table numbers over at Country Barn Babe, a Featured Artist at Emmaline Bride.

xo
-E.

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Manor House Engagement Session: Jennifer + Matt

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Jennifer and Matt’s Manor House engagement session was beautiful! This fun and flirtatious couple’s engagement photos were taken at The Manor House at Prophecy Creek in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The location is known for its breathtaking scenery and gorgeous weddings. Jennifer and Matt were captured by Scott from Scott Smith Photography. Check out this amazing couple after the click…

Manor House Engagement

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Scott tells us, “I met up with this super cool couple, Jennifer and Matt, at the Manor House at Prophecy Creek for their engagement session. They were both really fun to be around and the session went off without a hitch! The weather cooperated and the rain stayed away from us during our session even though it rained a little that same morning. Jennifer and Matt are getting married at the Manor House at Prophecy Creek as well. It was great to explore the grounds and to see where we could potentially go for photos on the day of their wedding. We ended up getting some awesome shots during the session and the three of us had a great time!”

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Scott Smith Photography - Manor House engagement session at Prophecy Creek

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Scott Smith Photography - couple looking over stone bridge at Manor House engagement shoot at Prophecy Creek

Scott Smith Photography - couple kissing at Manor House engagement session at Prophecy Creek

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Scott Smith Photography - Pennsylvania engagement session

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Scott Smith Photography - red barn in Pennsylvania engagement session

Scott Smith Photography - Manor House Engagement Session at Prophecy Creek

Are you looking for your Pennsylvania wedding photographer? Then check out Scott Smith Photography. You can also see Scott’s wedding photographer business listing in the Emmaline Bride Bridal Book.

All images courtesy of Scott Smith Photography. All rights reserved.

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4 Books Every Bride Should Read Before the Wedding

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Before you tie the knot, you want to know your partner really well, right? We’ve rounded up four top books every bride should read before the wedding to focus on what really matters: a long and happy marriage. We’ve included one on love, one on happiness, a book on inspiring yourself, and a fun book you can work on together. Find out what made our list…

Books Every Bride Should Read Before the Wedding

1. The 5 Love Languages by Gary D. Chapman

This book covers the languages of love, pretty appropriate for a couple getting married, no? As the book states, “By learning the five love languages, you and your spouse will discover your unique love languages and learn practical steps in truly loving each other. Chapters are categorized by love language for easy reference, and each one ends with specific, simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse and guide your marriage in the right direction.”

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2. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

How to focus on things that really matter and find your happiness.

the happiness project book via 4 Books Every Bride Should Read

3. The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual by Caroline Tiger

This is an essential guide for every couple just starting their new life together.

newlywed instruction manual via 4 Books Every Bride Should Read

4. What I Love About You by Kate Marshall and David Marshall

This is a fun book you fill in together: you’ll discover and remember reasons why you love one another.

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Looking for wedding planning books, I recommend The Handcrafted Wedding and The Inspired Wedding.

xo
-E.

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