Vendor reviews: invitations + calligraphy




Invitations: Jaime Viñas of Viñas Design
Jaime did our invitations as a favor to me since I work with his wife, and I love how they turned out! We worked together throwing around ideas, and ended up with a set that truly reflected Brooklyn, from Coney Island, to the cherry blossoms of Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Everything was very elegant, while staying very modern and crisp.


Calligraphy: Betsy Dunlap
Betsy’s calligraphy was the talk of the town once invites went out, and I was very pleased with how everything turned out! She did our outer envelopes in a custom green, which went perfectly with the ink used to print the invites. People told me they hung up the envelopes on their fridges along with the invitations, so that definitely says something! I asked her to also do our table numbers and some signage, which of course also turned out beautifully. She was a dream to work with!

[images by Belathée Photography and Brooklyn Bride]

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Birdcage for sale – SOLD



As much as I’d love to keep my birdcage, its just not an option with a studio apartment, so I’m selling it. Originally bought from Rose and Radish, I’ve spray-painted it a green, but you can spray over it with any color you want. One corner at the top of the cage pops up, but its easily fixed with some hot glue. There is a pullout shelf at the bottom for easy removal of your cards. Its the only birdcage I’ve found with great modern lines, so hopefully you’ll agree.

Size: 11.75″l x 11.75″w x 18″h
I paid $100 including shipping, but will sell it for $50….pick-up only. Email me if you’re seriously interested only.
SOLD

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Vendor reviews: flowers


Florist: Seaport Flowers
I have nothing but amazing things to say about Amy and her team at Seaport Flowers. We met with them a few times over the year and they always understood what I was going for with our flowers. Towards the end I was losing steam with everything going on, and I left all the church decorations up to Amy, the only direction she had was color….what she came up with was beautiful and exactly what we didn’t even know we wanted. Everyone should just stop by her store for a bit of inspiration.


Flowers for rehearsal dinner: Fleurs
Jessy was amazing in taking on this task…I honestly told her to do whatever she wanted, and she came up with these beautiful arrangements of purple flowers in galvanized tins and moss….so beautiful, in fact, I brought them back to the hotel to decorate my room so I could enjoy them a little longer. With zero direction from me, she really did a stellar job.

[images by Belathée Photography and Brooklyn Bride]

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New books coming out


I’ve been checking out all my regular blogs and seeing how many creative people are coming out with great books soon….I just can’t wait to get my hands on these! They’d make great gifts too.

3191 – A Year of Mornings by Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes

Printing by Hand: A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens by Lena Corwin

Handmade Hellos by the ladies of Hello! Lucky

[images from Amazon]

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