Press Release: Weddings Made Easy


Weddings Made Easy, a Crafty Affair

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – June 11, 2013 – DIY is a growing phenomenon and now a major trend in the Wedding industry. Budget brides and grooms, craft savvy couples are looking to have fun creating more intimate weddings to save money and to enjoy a more personal celebration. Bead Café is helping couples make it easy to plan their own handmade wedding with its unique DIY (Do it yourself) event, Weddings Made Easy to be held on Thursday 13th June 2013 from 6:00 p.m. at #53 Ana Street, Woodbrook.

Weddings Made Easy is a part of a series; Meet, Mingle & Make by Bead Café to help build the craft community, launch new products and encourage creating crafts. This event aims to showcase 100 DIY ideas using recycled and found materials, paper, ribbon, paints, beads, stamps and other craft supplies. Guests will enjoy cupcakes, cocktails and craft, with hands on demonstrations in Stamping, Origami, Jewelry Making and Decoupage.

Romany’s Rentals and Renee B Photography are partnering with Bead Café at this crafty affair showcasing their wedding services. Tickets for this event are available at all Bead Café outlets. You can email them at info@beadcafett.com  or call them at 622-8215.

About us

Bead Café was the first full service beading retail store to open in Trinidad and Tobago over three years ago with its unique range of beads and jewelry making supplies. Bead Café has since expanded into craft & hobby with its same unique service that focuses on craft education. Bead Café offers in-store workshops, participate in educational programmes with NIHERST and visits schools and communities teaching jewelry making.  Bead Café currently operates three locations and continues to expand its product range.


Tameika Fletcher-Birmingham


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Craft Chic with burlap, wood and natural and gold tones for a rustic look.
Photo Credit: Renee B Photography


Black & white glam featuring chalkboard paint, paper and rhinestone accents for a classic affair.
Photo Credit: Renee B Photography

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Pastels using recycled bottles and cans, paper garlands and flowers and handmade wire holders for a romantic event.
Photo Credit: Renee B Photography


Meet, Mingle & Make – A Crafty Affair


There are so many reasons why you should attend but here are just a few:

1. If you know us at Bead Cafe, we like offering you new products and we will be launching some at the event. You can be the first to see our new line of inks, embossing powders, stamps and other card-making and scrapbooking supplies. You will receive 10% off on any new product you purchase or reserve. You can reserve a product for 7 days.

2. We are helping build the local craft community with unique events.  Bring a friend, tell a friend  and come meet and mingle. Enjoy an evening with fellow artisans.

3. Feeling crafty! We will be having four craft booths: Jewelry Making, Origami,  Decoupage and Stamping. Come test something new. Yes! 4 demo booths and it is free to try.

4. So many craft products in the store, have you ever wondered how to use them? We will show you how in our display of 100DIY Wedding ideas.

5. Freebies! Yes we have a mini craft bag filled with little surprises just for you.

6.Are you getting married, planning a wedding, attending a friend’s wedding and need ideas. We have some simple ideas that will grab your attention. Come see our Origami Wedding Cake, invitations, tokens, treats, centerpieces and more. Do you like a black & white themed wedding? We will put chalkboard paint to the test.

7. We are not doing this alone, we are happy to have Renee B Photography, Romany’s Rentals and Owen’s Oven included in our showcase. You can book their services for your next event.

We look forward to seeing you at Weddings Made Easy on Thursday the 13th June at Bead Café Craft & Hobby, Ana Street, Woodbrook. Tickets cost $99.00 and are available at any Bead Café outlet. Call us at 622-8215.


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