Personalized Wedding Portraits by Carter Kustera

by Brooklyn Bride

If you love silhouettes, but wish they were a bit more modern, then you should definitely know about Carter Kustera! A Brooklyn artist who has done work for Barney's NY and sells his work at Jonathan Adler, his silhouette paintings make amazing wedding gifts. Chad and I have a pair hanging above our bed! The commissions can be a little pricey for some, but there's good news, because he's teamed up with AOL to develop a site where you can create your OWN silhouettes using his style...

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Custom Heraldry to Personalize Your Wedding

by Brooklyn Bride

What better way to brand a wedding than with a custom crest? These modern day watercolored versions from Happy Menocal are just perfect. Throw them on everything from the invitations to the napkins....even print one out large to have as a backdrop for your wedding photos! Will you consider a custom crest for your wedding day?

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Don’t Just Get Hitched…Get Stitched!

by Azure

This week's giveaway from TACORI has put wedding keepsakes on my mind! The prize—Tacori's new Engagement Journal and Keepsake Memory Box—is perfect for crafty brides who enjoy putting an artistic touch on everything they do. The winner will be armed with all she needs and more to create the most spectacular engagement journal, a love-filled memento the couple can treasure forever. But not every bride likes to roll up her sleeves and get crafty. Some might prefer to call on an...

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The Illustrated Bride on Etsy Weddings

by Azure

About Bride Chic How's this for a conversation piece? Imagine it's post wedding time and your bridal gown has either been preserved or donated. You're left with this beautiful work of art you can hang on your wall or display. Custom bridal illustrations are a new concept and way to reminisce about your wedding dress. Inspired by the idea of an illustration hanging as a conversation piece, Jennifer Hancock began illustrating while designing at Miosa Couture. Sketching designs,...

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Capture Your Wedding Day In Motion Through Illustration by Rosemary Fanti!

by Azure

As we spotlight Chicago wedding vendors throughout the month of November, here is a little something for our fashionista brides-to-be! Wouldn't you love to capture the elegance of your wedding day with illustration? Chicago Illustrator Rosemary Fanti does just that- she will attend a couple's wedding, and throughout the night, will capture the beauty of the event with live sketching. Once the fairytale night is over, Rosemary digitally shoots each illustration, and then presents the...

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