Tag Archives: wedding

February 06

Crafting your wedding? Free tickets to Ottawa indie wedding show Wed By Hand

The ever-so-crafty Krista Leben is the owner of Urbanite Jewelry, director of The Craft Co-op, and producer of Urban Craft and Wed By Hand.  What happens when a craft show falls in love with a wedding show and they make a sweet little baby together? You end up with something called Wed By Hand, Ottawa’s Indie Wedding Show. Taking place at the […]

The honey-stay-cation – Project: Pricesless bride Jordan describes how to have a good time in Ottawa when you can’t get away

Jordan Kent-Baas is the co-creator of Project: Priceless, a social media experiment with the goal of getting Jordan and her new husband Brian married on August 22, 2011, as free-of-charge as possible. As much of Ottawa knows, my sweetheart Brian and I were married about two weeks ago. If you’re unfamiliar with our blog, Project: Priceless, […]

Maple Madness: The Local Agritourist visits a sugar bush

Lara Bender is the creator of Agritourism Ottawa, a blog that profiles wineries, orchards, gardens, farm tours, and other agricultural destinations within an hour’s drive of Ottawa. When she’s not hanging out on farms and driving Ottawa’s rural back roads, she’s a product marketing writer in the high-tech industry. How is it possible that I […]

What goes into a UN-wedding show … Q&A with ROUGE

ROUGE champions itself as Ottawa’s “ultimate bachelorette party,” where brides-to-be can take the wedding show experience out of the conference centre and into the nightclub. In fact, ROUGE calls itself an un-wedding show! Featuring local-only vendors, ROUGE takes place on March 26 at Mansion Nightclub, with proceeds from the $10 tickets going to support the […]

Chatting about Ottawa’s craft scene with Wed By Hand’s Krista Leben

Krista Leben is the designer behind urbanite jewelryand a co-director of The Craft Co-Op, Ottawa’s source for all things craft in the capital. She’s also the producer of several indie craft shows around the city including this weekend’s alternative wedding show Wed By Hand. We’ve had several Local Tourists write about arts and crafts in […]

This weekend: Sex, slam poetry and beyond

So what are you doing this weekend? … because we can’t decide! We did a little digging to find out what is going on in Ottawa this weekend, and this is what we found: The Sexapalooza consumer trade show at Lansdowne Park The Wedding Palace Bridal Show at The Westin The Capital Slam kick-off at the […]