A Vibrant, Whimsical Vintage Wedding in Brooklyn, New York

The Huppa


The couple's handmade huppa consisted of fabric garlands held at the center by three extra-large balloons, which Jenna freed as a sweeping gesture during their ceremony at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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Bridal Bouquet

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Jenna's blush-tone bouquet of peonies accented with tea roses and plumes was created by friend and florist Emily Rose Wood.

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Before their ceremony, Jenna and Jon stop for a photo op at recently restored Jane's Carousel.

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The Bridal Party

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The wedding party pose with the newlyweds in front of a street-art patchwork wall.

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Wedding Invitations

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Circus-theme invitations, designed by Thoughtful Day, were tied with metallic cord bearing ticket-stub-inspired notes.

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The Happy Couple

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A radiant Jon and Jenna after making it official.

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Their Story

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The couple penned their love story on hearts that lined the path to the ceremony.

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Special Touches


Both don photos of their deceased grandparents: hers in a vintage locket...

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Pocket Watch


His was on the cover of a pocket watch.

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Before the Ceremony

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The attendants walk the mobile huppa to the ceremony site; it was made by a former coworker at Anthropologie, where Jenna worked for a number of years as a display coordinator.

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A Wedding Cake Alternative

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The couple used ticket rolls, bought on eBay, attached to Styrofoam bases, to construct a tiered decoration; the 1940s-style topper was a gift from the maid of honor.

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The real desserts: cupcakes with cream-cheese icing by Sage Events, on vintage dessert plates.

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A Kiss


The couple shares a kiss on the carousel.

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Signature Drink

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Jon's friends concocted the Pink Elephant signature drink, a blend of vodka, fruit juices, and grenadine, capped with a pink plastic elephant.

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Each heart was cut from oilcloth and calligraphed by Jenna.

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Vintage brass animal figurines stacked on ticket rolls stood in as centerpieces.

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Pink Elephant Cocktail Buddies: Archie McPhee
Design & Fabrication: Domestic Construction
Three-Foot Round Balloons: Balloons Fast
Custom Rubber Stamps: StampWorx2000; RubberStamps.net
Candy-Stripe Paper Bags: Layer Cake Shop
Foam Base for Ticket Cake: New York Cake & Baking Distributors
Cake Topper: Goldbug Studio, from Rose Mille
Millinery Accents: Jamali Garden Supplies; M&J Trimming
Popcorn Boxes: Instawares
Kazoos: Kazoobie Kazoos
Photobooth Rental: Aardvark Amusements
Stationery: Thoughtful Day
Calligraphy: Love, Jenna
Locations: Brooklyn Bridge Park; Jane's Carousel; Galapagos Art Space
Planning: 100 Layer Cake
Catering: Sage Events
Gown: Sarah Boomz
Bouquet: Emily Rose Floral Design
Wedding Photography: Anna Rozenblat and Johnny Miller
Bridesmaid Dresses: J.Crew
Custom Headbands: Abigail Ricarte for Bambako

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