The Crane Chandelier Project in Brooklyn

Tonite, The Brooklyn Pop-up Wedding Chapel has its first public special event! From 6pm-8pm, The Wedding Co. all the way from Toronto will be there with their Crane Chandelier on display and everyone can come in to learn how to make an origami Crane from the expert ladies themselves, Catherine & Stephanie! They came all the way from Canada for this so it’s not to be missed!

The Wedding Co. is building a chandelier from origami cranes signed by brides and grooms from around the globe. It’s their goal to collect 10,000 of these peaceful tokens of love: For each one they receive, they’ll donate 50¢ to cancer research. How cool is that?? As an engaged bride or groom, this is your opportunity to contribute to a community and an art installation piece. Not engaged? Then participate by coming by and folding a crane or just by spreading the word!

I’m hoping to pop up so I can learn how to finally make a paper crane!  Here’s what else is happening this weekend:

6-8pm Wedding Co.’s Cranes Chandelier Project, Origami Crane demonstration

12-2pm Lunch with Lisa Hoffman, Ceci NY, “How to Create a Creative Invitation Suite”
6pm Share a drink with us to celebrate the opening of the Brooklyn Pop-Up Wedding Series

12-1pm Kimberly Canale of Inspired Goodness demonstrates developing a set of printed goods for your wedding
1-2pm The ladies at Ice Cream Social discusses their motif design process AND host an actual ice cream social
2-3pm Inspired Goodness gives good ideas on out-of-towner packages with Brooklyn style
3pm Anna Beckman demonstrates her fun and unique calligraphy style

[images from Ruth]

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Brooklyn Bride party!!

OK, so I’m totally psyched to be hosting a get together at the Brooklyn Popup Wedding Series! on Saturday 6/13 from 6-10pm.  Michael from The Flashdance is flying out all the way from California just to DJ, how cool is that??

And oh yeah, and a raffle…I’ve asked some of my favorite vendors to donate some wicked cool items, from free wedding invitations to free engagement sessions, ring pillows and hair pieces.  There’s something for everyone!  Tickets to take part in the raffle are $5, and proceeds will be going to the I Do Foundation, so please come on by!  Very cool giftbags to the first 25 brides too!

RSVP to brooklynchapelRSVP [at] by 6/10 so we can get an idea of how many people will be coming.

[invite by Ice Cream Social]

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Renegade Craft Fair this weekend

Woohoo….its my second favorite time of year…Renegade Craft Fair weekend!  Check it out this weekend at McCarren Park in Williamsburg from 11-7pm.  And while you’re in Williamsburg, pop by the Popup Wedding Chapel!

[image from Renegade Craft Fair]

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Brooklyn Popup Wedding Series – week 1

This week is the opening of the Brooklyn Popup Wedding Series, and I’m so excited!  The theme is all about the stationery and gifts…so come by 303GRAND to check out lots of great vendors covering invitations to cake toppers to ring holders and so much more!  There are some fun events planned as well, like an ice cream social hosted by the ladies of Ice Cream Social on Sunday from 1-4p, so check out the website for all the info.

Here’s a list of who you can check out this week starting Thursday, June 4 from 1-8pm daily.

Adesso Albums Polaroid Guest Books
Bestow Boutique
Bird And Banner exclusive vintage silk-screened hankies
Bride’s Head Revisited
Ceci New York boxed stationery
Gifts for the Good Life Favors and In-Room Baskets
Graphic Image Guest Books
Inkbox Designs Bridal T-shirts
Michele Baratta Jewelry
Paloma’s Nest ring bowls
Raedunn Ceramics
Small Objects customized cake toppers
Wedding Library Emergency Kits
Wedding Library Fragrance Candles
Blue Ribbon Stationery
Little Purple Cow
The Wedding Co. Cranes

Arak Kanofsky Studio
Ceci NY
Dauphine’s Coral Collection (preview/pre-launch)
Delicate Pen
Julie Holcomb
Martha Stewart’s Cranes Line (preview/pre-launch)
mia carta
Mr. Boddington’s Studio
Peculiar Pair Press
Real Card Studio
Wedding Library Stationery Collection
Wiley Valentine

[image from Ice Cream Social]

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Pop-up chapel details

I’ve finally got some more details for you about the Pop-up Chapel in Brooklyn next month…

One lucky couple will win a free wedding package at the Pop-up Chapel, which will be styled and designed by Martha Stewart Weddings with over $20,000 in services provided by The Wedding Library, including a free ceremony, cake, catered reception, live music, veil, tux rental, wedding photography, jewelry for the bride from Tigerlilly Jewelry and a free 7-day honeymoon from Sandals! Martha Stewart Weddings will feature the lucky lovebirds on Couples have until June 5 to enter for a chance to win. All entries must be sent to

Can you believe it?  Free everything, styling by Martha Stewart Wedding, vendors from Wedding Library, PLUS a 7-day honeymoon?  You HAVE to try for this!  You’ve got til June 5 so get those entries in.

[image by Ditte Isager/Martha Stewart Weddings Summer 2009]

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