Links for the weekend

Valentine's Day is next week, so that means lots of fabulous collaborations and goodies all in the name of love!  Happy weekend!

Brrch floral and l'amour de la photo are teaming up for bouquet & photograph valentine pairings…preorder by Feb 12.

Nicolette Camille and Fay Andrada are doing floral and bracelet pairings…preorder by Feb 11.

Amy Merrick‘s got a Be Your Own Valentine class happening on Feb 12….sign up here.

The NY Wish Upon a Wedding chapter is hosting a Valentine's fundraiser…spend $5 to send your hunny some yummy chocolate pretzels from Fatty Sundays that will be hand delivered through Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn.

There are so many cute gift ideas over at Minted for Valentine's Day…I love these journals…and these too!

Live in Dallas and want a fab wedding for FREE?  Starting Feb 14 you can enter to win the Free Love Wedding!  Get all the details on their blog.  Lots of great vendors are participating so it should be great!

[pinata DIY by StudioDIY]

Goodies for the weekend

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it….how cute are these temporary tats from SuzyJack?

Have you checked out the new OneWed app for the iPad?  Its chock full of weddingy goodness and is getting excellent reviews from brides and tech sites alike!  Download the app here, its free!

My friend Chelsea Fuss is doing an online flower arranging class with Nicole's Classes!  I took one of her classes when Chad and I were visiting Portland….she's a wonderful teacher!  Registration starts today!

2 wedding events are happening this weekend in Brooklyn….the 2nd annual Brooklyn LGBTQ wedding expo at Borough Hall and the Lovesick Expo in Williamsburg.  Find more details in our events section.

Have a great weekend!

[image from SuzyJack]

Happy weekend!


Its bridal market weekend and I've got a full schedule of shows!  I'll be live-tweeting from the runway, so follow @brooklynbride on Twitter for all the latest….I'll have my reports of all the best of the best FROM the best next week.  Til then, a couple of notes to leave you with for the weekend….

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Mark Niemierko, planner extraordinaire in London, is hosting more of his Wedding Academy sessions at the Dorchester for 2012.  If you've never been to London OR met Mark, you're in for a treat!  Sessions are happening in January and April, so for more information on how to sign up, click here.

Wish Upon a Wedding has an online auction going on right now through Oct 31.   Everything you need to plan your wedding is up for grabs! The auction will bring hundreds of once in a lifetime experiences in the realms of weddings, travel, entertainment, luxury, and fashion to the fingertips of bidders throughout the nation, and most are starting at $50!  Click here to enter the auction and help raise money for couples in need.

If you haven't taken my annual survey, I'd love if you took a few moments to answer a couple of questions!  You could win a prize pack of chalkboard goodies from Paper+Cup!

[image from Sander Reijgers via Design for Mankind]


Sneaky peek…

I couldn't resist slipping you a little taste of whats to come on Monday….literally MONTHS in the making!  Have a lovely weekend!

[image from 1. art life beauty]

1. art life beauty is a member of Brooklyn Bride's preferred vendor listing.