Quotes from clients:
"I'm sorry I never had the chance to meet you in person. Thank you for providing the amazingly beautiful chuppah and aisle runner for our wedding. I really can't get over how elegant it turned out, and how it just appeared, in perfect timing, without me having to give it a second thought. S. and I couldn't be more pleased with how lovely it all came together, and how helpful you were working with us to make it all happen."
"Hi, Carol,
You definitely lived up to your billing. You are indeed a 'chuppah artist'. You made what seemed impossible so easy. We arrived at the amphitheatre, and there was a chuppah, exactly as I imagined it--and done without any hassle, mishaps, or drama (at least, none of which we were aware). You and Shuli were both so professional and dependable. For that, you both have my undying gratitude. Many people commented on how perfect the chuppah looked in that setting, and how unique it was. Thank you for all your effort and talent. I couldn't believe how much like my drawing the willow branches on the top looked: gorgeous! The two of you are quite a team!"
[Note: this quote refers to the Willow Branch chuppah.]
"I want to thank you so much for the gorgeous chuppah you created for us. It was truly spectacular! It just looked perfect. Everyone said it was the most beautiful chuppah they'd ever seen. We're so happy about it. I was very pleased with everything."
[Note: this quote refers to the Circular chuppah.]
"Hi Carol,
You outdid yourself. The Chuppah was the most beautiful I (or anyone else at the ceremony, for that matter) had ever seen. I wish you could have stayed for the ceremony. Even the most critical of Jews said it was the best Jewish wedding they'd ever witnessed."
(From a couple who used a chuppah for an inter-faith ceremony.)
"Your chuppah received many compliments, especially from some very particular mothers planning their own daughters' weddings."
"I should like to thank you for helping make my daughter's wedding so special. Your chuppah was absolutely beautiful and was a great backdrop for a marriage ceremony that was both moving and very special to us."
"Thank you for the wonderful chuppah and the smooth entrance and exit. You made my ceremony worry-free and memorable. It was an honor to be married under such a beautiful symbol."
"Many thanks for the wonderful chuppah. It helped create a beautiful scene for the ceremony - very light and airy. We received many compliments from our guests."
"We can't thank you enough for your extraordinary creative efforts in transforming Ralston Hall. You enhanced the environment. With the beautiful chuppah on display, everything was a wonderful reflection of my daughter's traditional Jewish wedding."
"Thank you so much for making our beautiful chuppah. We will treasure it always. We can't wait to pass it down and see it used again. When we came up with the idea of designing our own chuppah, we were afraid we wouldn't find someone who could make our ideas a reality - until we met you. You were wonderful to work with, and the final product is truly a work of art. Thank you so much for all your hard work and for helping to make our wedding day exactly what we wanted."
"Dear Carol,
I can't begin to tell you how many compliments we received from the custom red and gold chuppah you made for us! It was a perfect combination of our two cultures! We love it!!"
"My best friend LOVED my gift. She was blown away by the beautiful satin bag that held the glass. Thanks for making me look so good."
Excerpted from interviews with Hopscotch Press, an independent marketing company:
"Carol does beautiful, magnificent, outstanding chuppahs. My clients have rented from her and been very pleased."
"Carol is a real pleasure to do business with."
"I love her work. I always recommend her for rentals or custom chuppahs because she's really into this, very good with people and very conscientious. Her chuppahs are exquisite. I've never seen any chuppahs as elegant as hers. They photograph beautifully."
"I've worked with her many times. Every experience I've had has been very positive. Her materials are of the utmost quality, and her chuppahs are just gorgeous. I always recommend her because her chuppahs make my photographs look fantastic. She's there early to set up and never in a hurry to break down. I give her a four-star rating!"
"Carol custom-made a very complicated piece for a very needy client and did a really good job for her under somewhat adverse circumstances. She was on time, had the installation under control and was very concerned that it was done right. The client was ecstatic. Carol is very conscientious and concerned about giving real quality. She's not temperamental; her kind of flexibility is always welcome."
"I've used her on several occasions. I never have any qualms about recommending her chuppahs because the quality is absolutely gorgeous. I've seen a lot of chuppahs in my day and nothing compares to what she has done. She is very business-like and cooperative and she has bent over backwards for me."
"I'll tell you, Carol is such a find. I just can't speak highly enough about her."