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Be a Bridal Cottage Ambassador!

Be a Bridal Cottage Ambassador!

8/18/2017

Hello Bridal Cottage Brides!

Our brides are forever a part of The Bridal Cottage family!  You are all Bonded by a Common Thread. You are a representative of our most proud moments, our most cherished memories.  You are what make us love what we do as professionals and enjoy coming to our job each and every day.

That is why we focus our advertising on our brides.  Because you are the ones that can tell our story the best! 

We are looking for Bridal Ambassadors of The Bridal Cottage.  Being a Bridal Cottage Bride, you have personal knowledge on who we are, and we want you to represent us!

As an Ambassador, you will:

  • Be featured in our advertising for one year, including Arkansas Bride, our website and all our social media sites
  • Be an advocate in the community for The Bridal Cottage
  • Attend a few events throughout the year to represent The Bridal Cottage
  • Receive a free wedding gown preservation

In order to be considered, you must:

  • Attend an all day photo shoot on Monday, September 18th Photography by Sterling Imageworks, Hair and Makeup by Wicked Salon, Flowers by Tipton & Hurst and location shoot at Alda’s Magnola Hill
  • Attend the Little Rock Bridal Show on Sunday, January 14th, 2018
  • Be able to wear your bridal gown

Submit two wedding photos showcasing you in your gown and a short paragraph on why you would like to be an Ambassador of The Bridal Cottage to consultant@bridalcottageonline.com.  Deadline for submission is Wednesday, August 30th.

HUGS!

Lindy, Owner

Thank you to our lovely brides that were featured this past year!!!  

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DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers!

DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers!

8/11/2017

 

 

DIY WEDDING IDEA: LACE CHOKERS BY:

You’ve seen our super-cool lace chokers in our Sottero and Midgley collections—now it’s time to make one of your own! Keep scrolling for the trend breakdown.

1. Assemble your materials: lace motif on illusion or lace pattern, scissors, tape measure, snaps.

MATERIALS AND TOOLS:

  • lace, lace motif, ribbon
  • needle and thread
  • snaps
  • hot glue gun
  • scissors
  • tape measure

2. Measure your neck to determine length of lace needed.

DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers

3. Measure and cut your lace. If you’re working with motifs on illusion, carefully trim away the illusion to create the desired effect. Leave an overlap of lace to be snapped at the neck.

4. Sew or glue snaps at the lace overlap.

DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers

5. Don your work of art and dance the night away!

DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers
DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers

(And while you’re riding high on DIY, get inspired by these other bridal-ready accessories!)

DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers
DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers
DIY Wedding Idea: Lace Chokers

 

 

 

 

 

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Little Rock Bridal Show!

Little Rock Bridal Show!

7/21/2017

We would love for you to join us for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Little Rock Bridal Show, Sunday, August 6th from 12:30pm to 5pm!

This is your chance to visit and see wedding professionals that are here to help you with your wedding planning!

Swing by our booth and see the lastest trends in bridal and bridesmaids. We are also having a "Wedding Hashtag Contest" where you have a chance to win a $200 gift certificate to our boutique!  

We also are launching our new line of Bride t-shirts!  You WILL want to take one of these beauties home!

And you won't want to miss the Bridal Fashion Show at 4:30.  Aren't able to make it to the Fashion Show?  That's ok!  Hop on over to our Facebook page where we will be showing it LIVE!

Find out more info by going to www.arkansasbridalcommunity.com.

So excited to meet all our Future Bridal Cottage Brides!

 

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We are hiring!

We are hiring!

7/5/2017

 

The Bridal Cottage is looking to add a highly motivated and energetic Bridal Sales Consultant to join our Bridal Cottage Team!

We are seeking a team player with a love for working with people.  It is such a joy to work with brides and their friends and families every day…we literally make dreams come true!  We consider it a great honor to be a part of their special day! 

 

Here are a few details about the position:

  • Retail or sales related experience is preferred (an eye for fashion!)
  • Have a fashionable, polished style.
  • Needs to be detail oriented/highly organized.
  • Be a self-starter, motivated, and confident.
  • Also kind, friendly, and hospitable.
  • Computer skills are a must!
  • Have knowledge and understanding on how to navigate popular social media platforms.
  • Have the ability to learn new procedures quickly and efficiently.

This position wil be 30+ hours per week and Saturdays are mandatory! This is a fast paced environment that might require being on your feet for two (2) or more hours at a time. 

Please email your resume and cover letter to consultant@bridalcottageonline.com. No phone calls please! 

We are so excited to meet you!!

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Stella York Designer Preview Show

Stella York Designer Preview Show

6/23/2017

We are THRILLED to announce that we are having a Stella York Designer Preview Show on July 14th & 15th!

What is a Designer Preview Show?

Stella York has chosen our boutique to hold this special sneak preview of one-of-a kind designs for one weekend only.  These samples are not even on the market yet.  A Design Representative from Stella York will be here helping you find your dream dress!

Who is Designer Stella York?

Stella York is one of our favorite designers.  You can find a little bit of everything within their designs from Red Carpet inspired styles to classic and romantic lace. We welcome you to visit their website www.stellayork.com.

What does this mean for me as a bride?

You will be the first to see them and try them on!  You might be walking down the aisle in a one-of-a kind gown!

Are there any requirements for this Designer Preview Show?

Yes.  Because these dresses are not available anywhere else, there is a time frame for delivery.  Your wedding must be February 2018 or after.  This will insure that the dress will come in and you will have time for alterations before your wedding.  Also, your wedding dress budget should be $900-$1500 to be able to take part in the Preview Show.

How do I make an appointment?  

There are limited appointments available for this show.  You can Request an Appointment online or call us at 501-753-4138.  

We look forward to seeing you and helping you find your dream dress!

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