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Emily Woodworth & Marty Rowley

August 1st, 2015 South Berwick, ME Emily and Marty connected the first time they met. She saw him next in yoga class and they made eye contact. Then Marty reached out to her through OKCupid.com. “He sent me a message saying, ‘I think you’re in my yoga class’,” Emily says. Before you could say “namaste,” the couple was dating. They got engaged in May 2014. A graphic designer, Emily designs wedding invitations and custom publications for the wedding industry. She…

Winter Weddings

Six Reasons Winter is the Perfect Wedding Season If you’re like most New England brides, you’re thinking of getting married in June. It’s the most popular month to be married, followed by August, September, and October. But why should summer and fall receive all the attention? There’s a lot to love about a winter wedding. There’s less competition for venues and guests’ schedules are more flexible. Plus, New England winters offer a romantic backdrop, from frozen lakes to snowy peaks,…

Winter Romance: Part 3

New Englanders embrace winter. What’s not to love about getting married during the coldest season? Magnificent scenic views, softly falling snow, a cracking fire, snugly fur wraps, and toasty warm drinks – they go hand-in-hand with the season. These photos feature real winter weddings as well as seasonal inspiration from the area’s most talented wedding photographers and vendors. Check back in throughout the year to see more Winter Romance albums we have in store for you! Here’s Kelcie and Mike…

Cathleen Toomey & Chris Donovan

September 19, 2015 Exeter, NH Chris and Cathleen dated for three years before Chris proposed during a Maine getaway. Although she knew Chris was “the one,” Cathleen wanted time to plan and save for the wedding, as well as merge their households. Five years later, on a trip to Block Island, Cathleen let Chris know she was ready by giving him a watch with a note stating “It’s time.” Wedding planning was a family affair. Both Cathleen and Chris have…

The Science of Love

Inspired by vintage science instruments, this shoot features a stylish young couple who are now botanists. The scientific instruments were found at an antiques shop and the cakes were inspired by botanical sun prints. This is the perfect wedding inspiration for all the scientists out there! {the team} Photographer: Kivalo Photography Stylist: Daisies and Pearls Dress: Andrea’s Bridal Flowers: Broadturn Farm Cakes: My Three Cakes {additional details} Invitations/Calligraphy: El’s Cards Blazer: ASOS Trousers: Brooks Brothers Tie: TieBar Blue Heels: Christian…

Winter Romance: Part 2

New Englanders embrace winter. What’s not to love about getting married during the coldest season? Magnificent scenic views, softly falling snow, a cracking fire, snugly fur wraps, and toasty warm drinks – they go hand-in-hand with the season. These photos feature real winter weddings as well as seasonal inspiration from the area’s most talented wedding photographers and vendors. Check back in throughout the year to see more Winter Romance albums we have in store for you! We just LOVE how…

Winter Romance

New Englanders embrace winter. What’s not to love about getting married during the coldest season? Magnificent scenic views, softly falling snow, a cracking fire, snugly fur wraps, and toasty warm drinks – they go hand-in-hand with the season. These photos feature real winter weddings as well as seasonal inspiration from the area’s most talented wedding photographers and vendors. Check back in throughout the year to see more Winter Romance albums we have in store for you! Winter Bride Rachel Kenyon…

Amanda Delanoy & Colby Gamester

August 15th, 2015 Portsmouth, NH Amanda and Colby share a mutual love of dodge ball – that’s how they met – and fun. They dated for seven years before Colby proposed to Amanda during a Labor Day cookout, in front of 65 people, including Amanda’s family. The couple was the last of their friends to get married. “We’d been to a total of 35 weddings in the last four years, we’ve seen it all,” says Amanda. “We loved every single…

Tips & Trends

Lighting, photography, style and other tips and trends from our experts TIP: Create a Reception Timeline When’s the right time to leave your wedding reception? Don’t leave the decision up to guests. Create a timeline that ensures people have enough time to socialize, eat and shake it on the dance floor, but closes down the party before eyelids start to droop. Five hours is a standard length for a reception, says Fausto Pifferrer of Blue Elephant Events & Catering in…

Retro Chic

A retro-themed poolside wedding offers plenty of opportunities to play. Croquet, anyone? Multi-colored bowtie by mizu.   {the team} Photographer Justina Bilodeau Photography Styling  Daisies & Pearls Models Marissa Patten-Harris & James Kimball Flowers Michelle Rose for Blooms Floral Shoppe Dress Chaviano Couture Hair Aphrodite Salon Venue Colony Hotel Kennebunkport, ME