Happy MONDAY! Another bright and glorious week is ahead of us. I thought I’d start the week off by catching you up on all the news and announcements. I’m sprinkling in tons of photos of paper cranes today (you’ll see why in a minute), just so you don’t go too crazy with all this boring writing.
Did you know that Japanese legend promises that anyone who folds a thousand paper cranes will be granted a wish? This beautiful bride and groom featured on Brooklyn Bride decided to do just that. (All their friends and family helped them fold over 1600 paper cranes. It makes me teary eyed just thinking about the symbolic gesture of contributing time and love to help the bride and groom earn a “wish”). Check out their gorgeous photos and be sure to read about ALL their wedding DIY projects. So inspiring. (More on paper cranes later!)
Let’s get to our announcements. (Click on each photo for sources!)
First off, Grey Likes Weddings continues to gain new readers each week, and it’s because of all you fabulous readers and bloggers that have contributed with links and word of mouth. So thank you! Because of our readership growth, we’re working on a HUGE make-over and plan to include TONS of resources for you all, so get excited and stay tuned.
Second, the winner of our Superior Rings Giveaway was actually chosen by the Superior Wedding Rings staff. (So please forgive me for the delay!!!) I am pleased to congratulate bride and blogger Monkey In a Box. (So be sure to email me to claim your prize!)
Third, how would you feel about saving the local economy? Sounds fabulous, eh? Well, check out The 3/50 Project to find out how you can make a difference. In case you were wondering, some of my fave local shops include Cotton Idea Studio and Paris to the Moon.
Fourth, if you haven’t heard about Wedding Co.‘s Chandelier of Cranes Project, I encourage you to check it out. They’re asking engaged couples to make a paper crane, sign it and send it in. For every crane that is received, Wedding Co. is donating $.50 to cancer research. It’s a global DIY project, so I encourage you to consider participating. You can follow their Crane Updates here.