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Blogging: The B-List Meetup

Wanna hear all about my amazing weekend?


Last Saturday, I had the honor of being invited to the first ever B-List Conference for wedding bloggers, organized by Vané of Brooklyn Bride and Anne of From “I Will” to “I Do”.


About twenty-ish of us from across the country met up at the Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO, and had a chance  to chat and share ideas and tips about blogging and weddings.  So wonderful to finally meet and connect with some of my favorite bloggers in person!


We also had a meet and greet with some of New York’s finest vendors, while enjoying drinks and a catered lunch by Sterling Affair.



I love the centerpieces by Seaport Flowers


… so much so that the  li’l sucker on the left below is now sitting prettily on my desk, hehe.   Thank you Amy!


Wedding cake by Mark Joseph Cakes.  Lovely and super yummy!


It was fun to meet all the fabulous photographers, floral designers, invitation studios, and event planners.  Names that I would previously only read from all the blogs!


Ami {Elizabeth Anne Designs}, Anne {Perfect Bound} and Bee from {Weddingbee} putting on their blogger pins from Rosenow


Rebekah of {EAD} with yours truly


I Love, Jenna‘s calligraphy (featured here on Anne‘s belly, teehee)


Maria {ritzy bee blog} and Liene of {Blue Orchid Designs™}


Afterwards, we headed over to the gorgeous loft home of Michele Preli, editor-in-chief of Brides.com, for a wine tasting by Swirl Events.


Vané {Brooklyn Bride} with Janie from {The Bride’s Cafe}


Courtney {The Little White Book}, Me, Nole {Oh So Beautiful Paper}, Christy {What Junebug Loves!} and Kristina from {100 Layer Cake} ’round the cocktails table



The B-Listers


{left to right}

Front row: Maria {ritzy bee blog}, Bee {Weddingbee}, Anne {From “I Will” to “I Do”}

Middle row: Liene {Blue Orchid Designs™}, Kelly {Santa Barbara Wedding Chic}, Courtney {The Little White Book}, Janice {The Bridal Wishlist}, Anne {Perfect Bound}, Amanda {Vintage Glam Weddings}, Vané {Brooklyn Bride}, Rebekah {Elizabeth Anne Designs}, Emily from {Once Wed Blog}

Back row: Luzel {iDiY}, Kristina {100 Layer Cake},  Janie {The Bride’s Cafe}, Darci {With This Ring}, Christy {What Junebug Loves!}, Nole {Oh So Beautiful Paper},  Jen {Green Wedding Shoes}, and Ami {Elizabeth Anne Designs}.


You can check out more info and photos from the event over on The B-List blog.  BIG thanks to Vané and Anne for making all this possible.  Everything was just amazing!

My special thanks too to all the sponsors of the FANTASTIC gift bags! OMG. I seriously diiiieeed and gone to gift bag heaven!!   Thank you all for my Fresh goodies, Jennifer Behr hair accessory, NELLE evening bag, earrings from Viv & Ingrid, custom B-list mug from Jessica Rust Designs, edible treats from Abigail Kirsch, Jones Soda, Gumdrop Cookie Shop, Nunu Chocolates & Papabubble, Destination Wedding Planner from Chronicle Books, Wedding Day Emergency Kit from Hallak Cleaners, yummy soap from SaipuaOne Love Photo‘s li’l toy camera viewmaster, and papergoods GALORE from Blue Ribbon Design, Delphine Press, INK + WIT, Iomoi, Linda & Harriett, Minted, Mohawk Paper, Nantaka Joy, Paper+Cup, Paperwink, PosePrints, Sarah Drake Design, Smock, Stuck Labels, Thoughtful Day, Two Bees Press & Wedding Paper Divas + more!  (And this lazy blogger thanks the {ritzy bee} for putting together this linky-list!)

{ Photos at the Galapagos Art Space and the group photo are by the amazing Jenny Ebert; Wine tasting photos by Vané and ChristyThe B-List logo and graphics designed by the uber talented Erica from Thoughtful Day }

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1 haley d { 04.28.09 at 3:44 pm }

that sounds so fun!!

2 Bridechka { 04.28.09 at 3:54 pm }

Looks so fun!

3 Mo { 04.28.09 at 4:31 pm }

I love the little tote and cookie you got! And those flowers are gorgeous, the pinks in that bouquet definitely pop. What fun!

4 heather- one love { 04.28.09 at 6:41 pm }

Oh, it just looks like so much fun! It’s so nice to see all the faces behind these wonderful blogs! And the Gift bags do look like heaven! Oh, I hope you got one of our little cameras. I didn’t see us on the list so I really hope they made it in the bag. I just did a post about them and the B-LIST! We were super excited to sponsor such a cool event for such an awesome group of women!

5 Luzel { 04.28.09 at 10:59 pm }

@heather- one love – Ooops, thanks for the heads up. Yes, we got them! Whaaa? They’re DIY??? That is just the coolest thing ever! I’ll be updating the post.

6 neva { 04.29.09 at 3:17 am }

awww i love the brooklyn bride 😀 i joined her christmas card swap a year ago and it was awesome 😀

7 Erin { 04.29.09 at 1:48 pm }

Love the tote idea! I’m helping a friend with a design for some for her wedding, do you know where to get them?

8 Mandy { 05.12.09 at 6:37 am }

omg!!! you were just 20ish invitees? congratulations and it looked like a really fun event. will pm you soon. 😉