Real Brooklyn wedding: Michelle + Jonathan

first reveal with bride and groom

bride and groom closeup

wedding dress and groom

bride and groom

bridesmaids with balloons

bridesmaids with balloons

groomsmen in grey

groomswoman

red and green boutonnieres

groom and pink bouquet

invitations with wedding rings

green building wedding ceremony

bridesmaids in grey with pink bouquets

first kiss

green building ceremony

pink centerpieces

pink centerpieces

karate chopping the cake

cake cutting

cake tasting

dancing at reception in short dress

green building wedding reception with sparklers

green building wedding reception with sparklers

 To us, our wedding was like a fun day with a bunch family and good friends. The only difference was that we got to dress up! We did most of the planning ourselves and had the help of family and friends. We chose the green building because it was in such a beautiful open space and we loved the fact that it was right in the neighborhood we lived.

We were on a bit of a budget so we put together most of the decor ourselves even though the green building is pretty enough by itself. The top three priorities for our wedding were photography, music, and food. We are so blessed to have found LES LOUPS because they are rock star team of photographer and DJ. We were overjoyed at how beautifully she captured the day. Kenan did an awesome job spinning the songs we love as well as pleasing the crowd. We couldn’t have picked a better DJ. Jonathan and I has so much fun dancing we probably forgot we were at our own wedding! The best part was having a photo booth set up because that’s where we got to see the guests have fun.
We are so happy with how our wedding turned out especially because we actually got to enjoy it. The best part was when my husband surprised me with a song while playing the ukele. His friend harmonized with him and it was so sweet I was speechless. The guests loved it!
My advice for couples on their wedding day is to try to relax, eat, and really spend time hanging out with all our family and friends. Oh yes , and sparklers add a really nice touch for pictures.
VENDORS
Photography and DJ: les loups pictures and songs
Flowers: Sprout Home
Hair And makeup : SEI Tomoko east, Tomoko Omae
Wedding dress: Watters, style Mimi
Cake: Friend, LP Cheung
Shoes: BHLDN
Flower fascinator: Tessa Kim
Invitations, table numbers, escort cards, menu: Jonathan Lo, publicassembly.org

[images from Les Loups]

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Brooklyn giftbags | The totes

 out of town brooklyn themed gift bags

So far we’ve covered sweet & savory foodie items perfect for any Brooklyn themed out of town gift bag, now for some more ideas for the actual tote!  Going custom would be awesome too, but if there’s no budget, these are some great readymade options.

PS.  Remember my wedding totes?  Erica from Thoughtful Day designed them and I still love ‘em!

1. HUGE Limited | 2. Atsuyo et Akiko | 3. Claudia Pearson brownstones | 4. Hickorees | 5. Fishs Eddy | 6. Claudia Pearson | 7. Maptote | 8. Hank Player | 9. Headhoods | 10. Eric Nagler

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Brooklyn foodie giftbag | Sweet edition

 brooklyn themed foodie gift bag

So last time we started with the savory, lets finish off with the sweet shall we?  I’d recommend mixing items from both to get a good balance!

1. Spoonable Brooklyn butterscotch | 2. Salty Road Taffy | 3. Momofuko birthday truffles | 4. Nunu Chocolates | 5. The Good Batch | 6. Mast Brothers Brooklyn blend | 7. Liddabit Sweets | 8. Whimsy & Spice marshmallows | 9. Raaka | 10. Brooklyn tote

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Real Brooklyn wedding: Laura + Aaron

yellow and green bouquet and boutonniere

Pops of yellow and oversized lettering at the ceremony make this Green Building wedding all the more fun!

bride and groom

wedding invitations

yellow and grey boutonnieres

string lights at ceremony

ceremony with lights

wedding ceremony at the green building

walking down the aisle

couples initials in lights

wedding rings

orange and green wedding centerpieces

succulent favors

wedding photobooth

wedding donuts

donut instead of wedding cake

dance party

 

VENDORS

Photographer: Matt Miller & Meghan of Our Labor of Love
Day of coordinator: Tammy Golson
Ceremony & reception venue: The Green Building
Florist: Rose Red & Lavender
Wedding Cake or Dessert Baker:  Dough (donuts) & Coolhaus (ice cream sandwiches)
Caterer: Cobblestone Catering
Food trucks: Schnitzel & Things & Mexicue
Lighting: I made the lit letters, The Green Building did the light altar
Paper Products: Most were designed by me
Bride’s Gown: Nicole Miller
Hair Stylist: Maura Burns from Blackstones Salon
Makeup Artist: Jessica Lawson
Bride’s Shoes: Something Blue from BHDLN
Save the date video: Laura Pence Ambrose
Grooms Attire: Brooklyn Tailors

[images from Our Labor of Love]

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