A Refined Love at 501 Union

Every wedding is a celebration of the love and life between two people. And every love is as unique and genuine as the couple themselves. Andrew and Jonathan’s big day was no different. It was a day of devotion. Of beauty and style, drama and sophistication. Stolen kisses and wild dance moves. Good drinks, good people, great fun!

501 Union’s swanky and sophisticated ambiance was the perfect setting for Andrew and Jonathan’s stylish wedding. And Katie Osgood Photography was there to capture all the fabulous details.

Mimosa Floral killed it with the flowers with a dramatic ceremony backdrop and lush table centerpieces. Paired with dark foliage, long blooms cascaded and provided rich coloring and vibrancy to the design. Their distinctive style was showcased with their unique take on florals.

Even the menu and place settings were thoughtfully curated, taking on a more modern aesthetic to make their mark on the evening. Personalized name plates for each guest added a sophisticated personal touch. With all of these details, paired with the dark furnishings and dramatic lighting, the design was implemented beautifully!

Their marble and copper styled wedding cake, the beautiful creation of Madison Lee's Cakes, was a showstopper. Truly a work of art. And their other desserts were some of NYC’s finest. Including cookies from Levain Bakery, pudding from Magnolia Bakery, and Doughnut Plant donuts. Some of our favorite things!

Despite the gray skies, their love shone brightly! And we were thrilled to be a part of it all.

Venue: 501 Union

Planning and Design: Jove Meyer Events

Photography: Katie Osgood Photography 

Florals: Mimosa Floral Design Studio

Catering: Real Food Catering

Cake: Maddison Lee Cakes

Brooklyn wedding designer Jove Meyer Events, specializes in crafting personalized weddings that are a reflection of the couples' style, personality and relationship.  Brooklyn wedding designer Jove Meyer believes in a relaxed approach when guiding couples through the design process, creating an enjoyable and stress-free experience.

A Stylish New York City Rooftop Wedding

Boy meets boy.  Boy falls in love with boy.  And then the two boys get married and celebrate in true fashion with an evening that is sure to be remembered!  At least that's what happened for Whitney and Imran.  Sounds like a grand romance to us!  After walking down the aisle hand in hand during an incredibly romantic rooftop ceremony, the happy newlyweds shared in a joyous night of laughter and dancing with friends and loved ones.  Their gorgeous venue was full of stylish details and thoughtful touches, such as a fun photo booth and unique mirror guest book.  Every detail was perfectly thought out.  Every moment unforgettable. 

Whitney and Imran, your wedding was a day full of light, love, and magical moments that we were thrilled to have been a part of!

Venue: Studio 450 

Photography: Stylish Hip Weddings 

Day of Coordinator: Jove Meyer Events

Florist: Rebecca Shepherd Floral Design

Band: Marcus Milius

Cake: Momofuku Milk Bar

Photo Booth: We Love Photobooths 

Gay Wedding Planner Jove Meyer Events, specializes in crafting personalized weddings that are a reflection of the couples' style, personality and relationship. Queer Wedding Planner Jove Meyer Events believes in a relaxed approach when guiding couples through the planning process, creating an enjoyable and stress-free experience. Studio 450 Wedding.

Charming Foundry Wedding

To know Anthony and Fazillah is to know a love that is true!  And their sweet wedding at The Foundry illustrated just that.  Filled with endearing and personal touches, such as a Fazillah's beautifully intricate wedding henna tattoos, the puzzle piece guest book, or the whimsical cake decor, each detail was a thought out affirmation of their love and union.  From start to finish, this day was full of fun, and we were thrilled to have been a part of it all! 

Getting Ready

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The Incredible Couple// True Image of Love 

The Ceremony and Fabulous Wedding Party

It's All in the Details 

Beautiful Day Captured by VIK PHOTOGRAPHY 

Wythe Hotel Wedding

Jarrod and Eugenie planned such a beautiful Brooklyn wedding with so many awesome personal touches and we were honored to be a part of their special day! The couple was married at St. Charles of Borromeo in Brooklyn Heights where they then roamed around and took gorgeous portraits with the talented photographer Inbal Sivan! Post ceremony guests enjoyed a boat ride on the East River Ferry to Williamsburg and the weather could not have been more perfect! Once guests arrived at the Wythe Hotel we enjoyed cocktails outside in the courtyard while guests searched for their hand folded traditional Korean garment origami escort cards! The food was delicious, the toasts were heartfelt, the dancing was energetic, the wedding was simply wonderful. 

Getting Ready

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Ceremony

The Lovely Couple

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Wedding Reception 

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Ceremony Location - St. Charles of Borromeo

Reception Venue - Wythe Hotel

Catering - Wythe Hotel

Photographer - Inbal Sivan

Florist - Ariel Dearie Flowers

Day of Coordinator - Jove Meyer Events

Wedding Cake - Wythe Hotel

Gorgeous Green Building Wedding

Elisa and Christian planned a beautiful Brooklyn wedding at The Green Building and we felt honored to be a part of their special day! The evening was filled with warmth and romance. From the hanging light curtain, to the beautiful hand made chuppah lush with eucalyptus and covered in a vintage lace everything was well thought out. All of the guests were so excited when a wafels & dinges food truck appeared for a late night sweet snack! From the morning of getting ready to the last dance this Brooklyn wedding was so much fun!

Getting Ready

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The Ceremony

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The Wedding Details

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The Food

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The Happy Couple!

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Beautiful Photos taken by Oak Street Studio

Stunning Flowers by - Rebecca Shepherd Floral Design

501 Union Wedding

We feel so lucky to have been a part of Lindsey and Brett's beautiful Brooklyn wedding at 501 Union! They really poured so much of themselves into their big day and it shows in all the details!

The Loving Couple

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The Wedding Party

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The Details

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The Wedding Ceremony

Stunning Photos taken by Chaz Cruz

Wythe Hotel Fall Shoot

Simple elegance, that was the focus of this beautiful Brooklyn styled shoot we planned and designed at the chic Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn captured through the lens of the ever so talented talented Landon Jacob Photography. We worked together to embrace the beauties of fall without choosing the obvious pumpkin and fall foliage. Instead we added our own twist to the shoot with fresh local, seasonal fruits on the cake and included in the centerpieces and florals made by the incredible 2H flowers. The pomegranate really stood out in this shoot as our version of fall, its unique shape and beautiful colors blended well with the natural look we were aiming to achieve.

Rather than using traditional paper products for stationery we went with a more nature inspired look. The name cards were hand written on wood chunks and the menus were printed on cloth by the talented Fourteen-Forty.We added rosemary sprigs for a nice accent on the eye and nose!

The delectable and eye catching sweets were made by the talented pastry chef Erin Kanagy-Loux of Reynard at Wythe Hotel. When thinking about the wedding cake we really wanted to try something unique and fruit heavy so we took a naked cake and added our own twist to it, Erin used the frosting between layers to add an amazing texture that makes the cake come to life!

There were so many gorgeous wedding gowns by Winifred Bean paired with amazing hand made accessories by Hushed Commotion, fabulous shoes by Chromatic Gallerie and perfect makeup by Sally Duvall and hair by Styles on B!

We were so happy to have Valerie Barnes on board to make this stunning video!


Romantic Green Building Wedding

Camille and Dorian's wedding at The Green Building was such a beautiful, romantic and rustic occasion! We feel so lucky to have been a part of their big day that was filled with family, friends and so much love! CONGRATS to the happy couple :)

The Beautiful Wedding Ceremony

The Fashionable Wedding Party

The Rustic + Romantic Wedding Reception

The Loving Couple

Beautiful Photos taken by the talented  Laura Ivanova

Catering by the delicious Pies 'N Thighs

Centerpiece Flowers + Day of Wedding Planning - Jove Meyer Events

Beautiful Brooklyn Wedding !

We had so much fun working on this beautiful Brooklyn wedding with Kevin + Laura! They spent their wedding day at a few of our favorite Brooklyn venues and places! The bride got ready at the Wythe Hotel, the couples first look was under and around the Brooklyn Bridge, their ceremony was at 501 Union and their cocktail hour and reception was at The Green Building. They really poured their hearts and souls into their BIG day and made so many of the beautiful details themselves or with their families help. From the wedding favors to the table runners and numbers the details really made the wedding shine!

Getting Ready

The Ceremony

The Reception

The beautiful photos taken by Clean Plate Pictures.

Catering provided by Betty Brooklyn.

A Lovely NYC Engagement Shoot!

Matt and Rodney are such a sweet, smart, passionate, kind and cute couple! We are delighted to be working with them to plan their NYC wedding! They recently did their engagement shoot and we could not resist sharing their fantastic shots at some of New York City's most iconic places!

Grand Central Station

Gantry Plaza State Park

The Lovey Dovey Shots ;)

All photos taken by David Castagneto of Dreamscape Photographs.

Brooklyn Garden Nuptials

It was so much fun working with so many talented wedding vendors to create a beautiful and elegant Brooklyn Garden styled shoot! We really wanted to enhance the beauty and details of the space Acqua Santa in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  We wanted to stay true to overall look and feel of the space and really spice it up with gorgeous yet simple and romantic details. Below is the result of a wonderful collaboration and a lot of love :)

 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events

The incredible custom stationery really set the tone for the shoot with the warm colors and whimsical design.

 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events

His perfectly fit suit and her blush flowy dress really made the couple look amazing! The florist created a stunning floral crown, a hanging floral piece over the loving couples ceremony site and laid a beautiful ombre rose petal aisle.

 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events

The tablescape complete with vintage plates, flat ware and cocktail glasses foraged from local Brooklyn second-hand stores. The blue mason jars offer a lovely pop of color and the sprig of furn ties it all together!

 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events
 Brooklyn Garden Wedding in Williamsburg at Acqua Santa, by Jessica Schmitt Photography and Jove Meyer Events

Why just have a cake when you could also have fabulous cake cups as well! Naturally they were served in jars and tasted as good as they look!

Planner + Designer - Jove Meyer Events

Photographer - Jessica Schmitt Photography

Flowers - The Wild Ivy

Stationery - Fourteen-Forty

Cinematographer - Valerie Barnes Films

Cake - Sugar Flower Cake Shop

Cake Cups - Alana Jones-Mann

Suit - Brooklyn Tailors

Her Shoes - Chromatic Gallerie

Hair - Once Upon A Bride

Makeup - Sally Duvall 

Accessories - Hushed Commotion

501 Union Open House #2

It was such a delight to be a part of the second open house at 501 Union recently! The beautiful event space based in Gowanus Brooklyn is nearly complete with only a few finishing touches left to go. We are thrilled to be one of their vendor partners and offer couples wedding planning and designing for their big days!

Our table was so much fun to design, we sourced vintage decor items including a camera and typewriter and also also spelled out I <3 U with salt water taffy, since love is so sweet :)

The space has come a long way in the past few months and at the open house they unveiled their new farm table which is stunningly chic and modern! The custom made chandeliers looked amazing as the sun began to set.

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There was rose for all to sip and a handful of talented vendors to chat with. The Wild Ivy provided beautiful flowers, Radish was serving scrumptious sweet and savory bites and Scratch Weddings were playing fab tunes!

All beautiful photos by the talented Khaki Bedford Photography 

501 Union's First Open House!

I am IN LOVE with 501 Union, the nearly completed new event space in Gowanus Brooklyn! From the stunning custom made chandeliers to the fabulous and unique wallpaper that fills each of the different rooms, 501 Union is bound to be one of the most popular event spaces in Brooklyn! (I said it first) The open house last night was an opportunity for newly engaged couples to come in and see the space and meet some pretty fantastic vendors to help plan their big day!

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I had SO MUCH FUN last night meeting so many wonderful couples and seeing all of the updates to the space! I designed a simple yet romantic table including a vintage polaroid camera, a vintage jewelry box and tiny vintage vases filled with budding peony. BIG THANKS to Patina Vintage Rentals for lending me their awesome blue typewriter, their vintage suitcase and stack of vintage books!

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I wanted to make sure that everyone who stopped by left with a little sweet and adorable goodie bag so I created just that! I used a brown recycled paper bags and stamped each of them (while watching the Bachelorette #TeamBrooks) with the cutest tandem bike, complete with a heart balloon, and added the quote "all you need is love" below it! Inside the bag was some delicious summery salt water taffies and my business card! I had so much fun making them and am so glad that so many people loved them!

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Jove Meyer Events

A BIG THANKS to JMB WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY for the fab photos of the night!

Marriage Equality makes me HAPPY!

Yesterdays rulings by the Supreme Court on DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) and Proposition 8 were a huge victory for the gay community and the institution of marriage! I cannot tell you how moved I was when they announced that part of DOMA (the part that denies federal benefits to same-sex couples) was unconstitutional! Then shortly after they ruled that Proposition 8 ballot initiative (which defined marriage as a man and a woman) could not stand in the State of California! As a gay man and a gay wedding planner I am elated that the federal government ruled in favor of marriage equality ! Their ruling really proves that there is no law higher than love. Gay couples want and deserve the same thing as everyone else, the legal right to love one another, and little by little it is happening. I cannot wait to plan more gay weddings and watch more and more couples begin their journeys of love which is now legitimized by the government.

These photos really capture the simple yet powerful meaning behind the mantra "LOVE IS LOVE"  Whether it is same-sex or opposite sex weddings I love what I do because I help to create one of the happiest and most memorable days in couples lives! Yesterdays rulings were a step in the right direction but we have to keep the momentum high and help make marriage equality possible in all 50 states! Currently 13 states and the District of Columbia allow same-sex marriage so we have much work to do!