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Amy & Jay and Their Way too Awesome New York Wedding Day

I may well be stating the obvious here, but Amy & Jay’s wedding is freakin’ awesome. Hell to the yeah…I love to blog this stuff!

We were married on 01/02/10 in Brooklyn, NY. We really love our neighborhood and wanted to keep it local, allowing our guests to fully experience the day in Williamsburg Brooklyn. We had our ceremony and three course vegan meal at a place called Monkey Town. As a wedding gift, one of our best friends/dancer/aerialist/choreographer, Sarah Wollschlager, did an aerial performance to Etta James’ “At Last,” which contributed to the uniqueness and beauty of our ceremony. Our officiant, from the Brooklyn Society of Ethical Culture, Tasha Paley, also made the ceremony even more personal- she brought laughter to our guests and made several of us shed a tear while reading an excerpt from “The Little Prince.”

We then had the reception at Trophy Bar, which included an open bar, dancing, vegan cupcakes, and a photobooth. For the photobooth, two of our best friends created a caution tape backdrop and set up a wireless remote, allowing the guests to get ready and pose! As far as vegan cupcakes in NYC go, Babycakes is the absolute best…we were so relieved that all of the non-vegan guests really loved them! They also made us a 6″ cake, where we put our super cute monster cake toppers, created by Leslie Levins.  It was absolutely an incredible day and it wouldn’t have been what it was without our amazing friends!

Amy had two dresses – the ceremony dress was found on Ebay and was a similar design to Maggie Sottero’s Rasharna dress, which she loved but when she saw the less-fussy Ebay version she was sold! Her reception dress was from Betsey Johnson’s Spring 2008 collection. She carried a felt bouquet by Jennifer Rae of Ribbons n Bows Boutique (who she discovered through Rock n Roll Bride!)

Wanna see more? Check out their slideshow! Oh…and their wedding invitation video is too damn cool for words (check it out after the jump…)

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Snuggle Up

It seems to be starting to get bloomin’ cold everywhere again…so what better way to ‘celebrate’ than to share some more snowy engagements!? I have to say, the indoor shots seem a lot more appealing to me right now. Is it nearly summer time yet?

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Under the Spotlight – Razvan Horeanga

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Credit: Razvan Photography

Today’s Under the Spotlight victim is a guy I’ve been lucky enough to know (as in online-know) for a long time now. Razvan Horeanga first contacted me waaaay back sometime last year, when Rock n Roll Bride was merely a teeny tiny speck on the blogging map, and asked if I wanted to feature some of his gorgeous photography. Lucky for me (and you!) Razvan has never failed to share wonderful work with me (clicky, clicky) and I’m really chuffed that I’m able to share a little bit more about him with you today. OK on with the show….

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Who are you and what do you do?

I am Razvan, a wedding photographer passionate about getting the most amazing pictures for my couples on their wedding day. I am very grateful that my passion became a big part of who I am. I havea very supportive wife and a cute cat.

Where are you based and what cities/countries are you available to for work in?

I am in Columbus, OH. I love to travel. I’ve been to a dozen of countries and I am up for any destination.

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Intimate.

It’s been a while since I’ve featured anything from Rock n Roll Bride favourite Tinywater, but Shay & Jenelle’s sweet and intimate little wedding has changed all that. What a perfect girlie afternoon it must have been.

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Under the Spotlight – I Do Cake Toppers

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Have you been looking for that perfect cake topper? One that’s funky, cool, original and suits you down to a tee? Well my dears I have the answer! I’m sure you’ve all heard of custom cake toppers before, but I think the ones by I Do Cake Toppers are by far the best I’ve seen.

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You simply send a photograph with your order and Christina will make a custom cake topper which is a perfect reflection of you. Your ‘mini-yous’ are the perfect touch for your special day depicting your likeness, outfits, hairstyle, pets, hobbies and everything in between. They stand approximately 8 inches high which makes them the perfect size for a keepsake after the last of the cake is gone.
Go check out the gallery of past examples and you won’t be short of inspiration.

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Latex, Tattoos, Piercings & Fancy Dress Make a FABULOUS UK Wedding!

I’ve got a funny feeling you’re going to go just as crazy about these as I did. Words can not even describe really can they? Danny & Louise’s amazing alternative, British (oh yes this couple is English woooo) wedding was all about the style.

Louise’s stunning latex dress was made by Jane Doe Latex. This part certainly didn’t care about what was ‘expected’ of their wedding, not only are the pair clearly ones to play by the rules (Louise is a piercer and micro-dermal specialist and Danny is a tattooist. They are both heavily modded, both having split tongues, facial tattoos and multiple piercings) but the wedding meal after the ceremony was a trip to MacDonald’s eaten at their house!  Their evening reception and buffet was held at at our local rock bar, Sanctuary and was fancy dress, hence the grooms rather fetching nurses outfit!

Seriously guys, put your eyes back in their sockets right now and enjoy!

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