A WEDDING IN BROOKLYN



This past week I had the pleasure of designing the guest book for my brother and his (now wife, ee!) Lindsay’s wedding. It was such an incredibly heartfelt and artistic ceremony, and a weekend filled with such laughter and joy! The spine design is based subtly on their love of Peter Pan and the second star to the right, while incorporating their wedding flowers and vintage style.

The ceremony was absolutely sweet and artistic, and managed to have everyone in tears by the end of it. Located at the Old American Can Factory, the space was perfect for their retro-vintage and poetic inspired theme. The service was officiated by a dear family friend, followed by rather tasteful poetry readings and songs. As the sun went down, the candles illuminated the room, transforming the space into a soft, magically glowing oasis. After all was said and done, we all headed upstairs for celebrations, more speeches, drinks, and of course, dancing! It was so amazing to have seen so many lovely faces, to reconnect and to have everyone together in one place for a short while. Many thanks on behalf of the newly wedded Bednar-Carters to my parents, Shayna, Nathan, Peter, to the musicians, and all the other people who helped along the way.



A Peter and a Wendy Bird

photocred: Reiko V.

(also my sisters and me gawking in the background)


Yesterday I got to pin the flowers to your lapel. Yesterday you sang and spoke words that made everyone cry. Yesterday we celebrated the merging of the Bednar-Carter, thus gaining another sister in our crazy magical family. 

As an FYI in this blog post, incorporating Polaroids is one fun and personal way to use my journals as wedding guest books. You can easily have guests take a photo and place it in with photo corners, and write their message below!


This journal is an example from the wedding from this past week... photos courtesy of the fam!







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