Sunday, May 22, 2011

UWIB BlogHop - A Cape Cod Wedding

Back on June 30th, 2007, I became a happy, blushing bride... okay, at my age I was well past the "blushing" stage... let's just say I was happy and "flushed". ;)  It was a gorgeous day, and my now husband and I had a lovely outdoor ceremony and reception, with friends and family here on Cape Cod. It was a magical day. <3 <3 <3 <3 <3


Cape Cod is a romantic place to hold a wedding, and whether you can tie the knot here, or are looking for a little Cape Cod flavor for your nuptials, I thought I would share a few local items that will make your special day even more special. :)

Sailboat Wedding Invitation by Dulce Press on Etsy

I love these nautical themed invitations. :) Jen, from Dulce Press, has a small shop/studio on Cape Cod, where she makes her beautiful handcrafted, custom paper products. She has an Etsy shop (click ^ pic) with a modest selection, or visit her website for more variety and styles to choose from... www.dulcepress.com 

Hold Everything by hheaslip on Etsy

These adorable clay place/note/card/photo holders are handmade by Holly Heaslip, a native Cape Codder and award winning artist, who's inspiration comes from the sea shore. Holly has had an extensive art education and over 30 years experience in working with clay. Visit her Etsy shop (click ^ pic) to see more... she is also happy to take custom orders. :) 

Cape Cod Scallop Shell Necklace by MidWestMermaid on Etsy

What a precious necklace - fit for bride or bridesmaid! Gigi Golato, who proclaims to be a "beach loving displaced Cape Cod girl", handcrafts these pendants from fine silver using a mold she made from a tiny scallop shell she found on a Cape Cod beach. Click the pic to see her listing, and browse her shop for many more beautiful pieces of her original, handmade jewelry. :)

"The Wedding Cod" by Cape Card on Etsy

Last, but not least, is this whimsical customizable print by Cape Cod graphic artist - Andrew Newman. My husband and I discovered his art hanging on the walls of a local breakfast spot, and knew we would some day have one of his pieces.  For our first anniversary, my husband presented me with a customized, "The Wedding Cod".  It is just the most awesome commemoration of our vows... I LOVE it! <3 Check out Andrew's Etsy shop, and his website: http://www.capecard.net  for prints, posters, notecods, postcods and stickers for ANY occasion!

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This post is a part of the Unique Women in Business' monthly blog hop... for more wonderful wedding themed goodness, check out our other members contributions...



24 comments:

Harvest Moon by Hand said...

Cape Cod does look like it'd be a beautiful place to hold a wedding. Congratulations on almost 4 years of marriage next month! Enjoyed looking at the variety of items available right in the Cape Cod area. Looks like a creative and fun place to live.

Aquarian Bath said...

The wedding cod! Cute! : )

Gold Crest Bags said...

Loved those wedding cods. Thanks for sharing.

Momma Goddess Treasures said...

After perusing your blog, I've decided a visit to Cape Cod is in order. What a great collection of artists you found from your area and I can't wait to visit your neck of the woods to see more in person. Perhaps in the Fall.

Great blog post.


Trudy aka Momma Goddess
www.mommagoddess.etsy.com

Nancy's WildWire said...

Linda! I didn't realize you were a newly wed! Congrats, what a fun surprise:) Thanks for sharing with us:)Hop,Hop,Hop away I go!
Nancy

ritascreativenest said...

Your blog post brings back good memories of my 2 visits to Cape Cod - it was a wonderful place to visit and would be a great place for a wedding!

CapeCard said...

Thank you for including The Wedding Cod in your blog Linda. I too didn't realize you and Jeff were married so recently.
-Andrew Newman

capecodjewel said...

Hahaha, Andrew, that's because we were living in sin for a few years first... that's why we're still here, and not at the big Rapture party in the sky. ;)

Life Is A Lark said...

I love Cape Cod where I spent vacation every summer through out my childhood. It is a beautiful place and your Cape Cod picks are fun and creative.

WellspringCreations said...

Makes me want to visit Cape Cod! Looks like a lovely place to tie the knot ...or just visit! I have to admit, though, I do love the "wedding cod"!

--Judy http://wellspringcreations.blogspot.com/

Bear Stitches said...

We love your Blog...We especially love the necklace by Midwest Mermaid :)

Bear Stitches

Bear Stitches said...

Love your Blog, we especially love the beautiful necklace by Midwest Mermaid.

Bear Stiches

midwestmermaid said...

Thank you so much for posting my scallop shell necklace! what a sweet surprise! I miss the Cape so much, but as they say, once you go over the bridge, you leave a piece of your heart on the Cape.....

capecodjewel said...

Wow... look at all the great comments! This is a record for my humble little blog. :)

@Harvest Moon... Thanks! I only SEEMS like 20 years, and it IS a great place to live and play. :)

@Aquarian Bath... YES! Andrew does some awesome things with his cods. :) He loves his pugs, too, and features them, too, in his art. :)

@Gold Crest Bags... You're very welcome! :)

@Trudy... Come on down! You can stay in our motorhome. :)

@Nancy... Thanks! Don't hop too high, LOOK OUT FOR TH... ouch!... low hanging branch. ;)

@Rita... Hope you get to come back sometime. :)

@Life is a Lark... glad you liked it! :) Bet you have some great memories. :)

@Judy... hope you get the chance to visit sometime... and yes, those cods are cool! :)

@Bear... thanks... and, yes, midwestmermaid's necklace is a beautiful piece of jewelry! :)

@midwestmermaid... I can tell a piece of your heart is still here, I felt it when browsing through your shop. <3 <3 <3

Kelly said...

I love love Cape Cod. I can't imagine any place better to get married. It is such a special place. The Items that you showcased on your blog prove it.
Congratulations On 4 Years next month.

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