Once we were done with all the pre-ceremony pictures, our family, bridal party, Mr. S, and I all boarded a shuttle bus from the Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook to St. Charles in Brooklyn Heights. By this time it was rush hour on a Friday night and we hit a bit of traffic, so what usually is a 15 minute … read more
lonnko shares a photo of her DIY cake stands. Keep on loading your inspirational wedding pics to the Weddingbee Gallery to see them featured here on the blog! Remember, your images must be under 1MB in size, or they won’t load. If your photo is featured as the Gallery of the Day, you’re eligible for a special Weddingbee badge for … read more
Guys, I really suck at coming up with blog titles. (Which I know is super obvious). Anyway, this was the first thing that popped into my head. And, now I’m singing Boyz II Men in my head. This song played at my eighth grade graduation. #Old. Anyway, sing along with me! It is really hard to say goodbye. Where do … read more
Since the weather was a spiteful 19 degrees in Albany this morning, I thought some talk about vacation would bring some warmth to this seemingly endless winter. Prior to the wedding, Mr. Crab and I decided that we would take a short trip after the wedding to reflect and relax and that we would plan a longer, more elaborate trip … read more
I have a vivid childhood memory of attempting to make a flower crown out of dandelions. The idea of putting flowers in my hair was the coolest thing ever. The problem with dandelions is the weedy glue-like juices (getting technical here) that drip out of the stem stain. I remember things taking a turn for the worse when my grandmother … read more
Once we were finished with family portraits, we left the parents, aunts, and uncles in the warmth of the Liberty Warehouse bridal suite to continue noshing on snacks and beverages while we and our bridal party headed out into the tundra in the name of dreamy outdoor bridal-party portraits. Mr. S and I had already had a taste of the … read more
You know I wasn’t sneaking out of the hive without participating in the Secret Life series, right? I love ongoing series(es?), and who doesn’t want to know more bee “secrets?” Here’s my version: I love Harry Potter Given the names of my cats (Sirius and Bellatrix), I’m sure that wasn’t a huge stretch for you guys to make. But, I’m … read more
Do you want to capture your wedding on video, but your budget is too tight to hire a videographer? Getting video of your special day isn’t something that has to break the bank. It’s completely DIY-able – and something a lot of brides-to-be overlook as an affordable memento.
At least for me, the ring box was one of the last projects I finished when preparing for my wedding. It’s such a small detail, so I didn’t want to spend a lot of money on something that the guests would barely notice. However, I wanted something that would fit into my wedding theme and aesthetic.